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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This camp is situated almost on the Tropic of Capricorn. The camp is on the edge of a large dam, with fabulous views across the water. The around the edge of the camp all face into the bush and there is a lot of bird life. The camp itself contains a swimming pool and , of course, a shop and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely few days in the camp. It seems with the current drought a lot more animals have now moved up to the area around Mopani as we had some excellent game viewing. The accommodation is always good here. Service at the bar is disastrous but it has a great view.

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This camp is towards the start of the northern part of the Kruger Park (seen from the south). I like this park for its simple, but nice accomodation and cottages with a lot of privacy. It feels more relaxed as the larger camps like Letaba, and I really recommend a visit. If you are addicted to wifi or 3G internet... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Mopani offers good and clean accommodation, but we do not like the layout of the camp. Compared to most of the other rest camps in the Kruger there is no vibe at all in Mopani. Our chalet was dark and dull with extremely poor interior design. The braai was quite far away from the entertainment area. Although the staff at... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We stayed in a 3-bedroom chalet with family. Nice house, with decent views over the dam. It had a functional kitchen and a nice lounge area with DSTV. We could see/hear the hippos and crocs from our spacious veranda – really a great experience. The food at the restaurant was good and there is a nice walking track that goes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had n world class experience at Mopani Rest Camp in Kruger National Park. The facilities were of outstanding quality, very neat and the staff were very friendly and professional. All evidence of quality management. View from the restaurant deck is breathtaking, contributing to a atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Thank you Abel for a memorable experience with you and... More 

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Polokwane, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very nice setting, comfortable facilities and peace and quiet. Just what we needed to have a nice rustic getaway with the family.The setting near the dam is great! So is the lookout points, shop and restaurant. Consider some advise - maybe a bit bigger braai facility for the 6 bed units?? Anyway, you'll definitely see us again!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We have stayed in all of Kruger's camps over the years.It is hard to beat a super neat, spacious Mopani rondawel/chalet overlooking the Pioneerdam, with your own braaiarea surrounded by the indigenous bush and a myriad colourful birds flitting about.There is ample space to walk in this camp and the pristine swimmingpool area is such a pleasure that we actually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at this camp. One of the last camps built in the park. All of the sandstone bungalows are built to fit into the natural bush in the rest camp, almost giving the impression that you are alone in the bush. The camp itself is built on a hill above Pioneer Dam. The restaurant and shop... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 6 sleeper. All was great. Everything worked. Restaurant had a great view but the food was a let down. Had steaks that the steak knife struggled with. Only 2 waiters and the place was half full. They tried hard but couldn't cope. Hope Mug and Bean come to this camp too.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the banks of the Pioneer Dam in the Kruger National Park, lies it's best kept secret. Named after the mopane veld that surrounds the camp, Mopani Rest Camp nestles amongst the Mopani tree covered koppies. A signature feature is the huge gnarled old baobab tree in the heart of the camp. The vegetation inside the camp is left as found in the wild, adding to the unique atmosphere of the camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mopani Rest Camp

Address: Pioneer Dam, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Hotel Class:2 star — Mopani Rest Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 102
Also Known As:
Mopani Rest Camp Hotel Kruger National Park
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