Our 3 days at the Founders Camp were simply great.
The accommodations were excellent, newly remodeled, very spacious, comfortable, with a king size bed with a first class mattress, luxurious linen and great pillows. The bathroom was well appointed, with all kinds of amenities and separate interior and exterior showers. A small round pool equipped with a jacuzzi stream was located on the outside deck and regularly visited by monkeys. The private individual bungalows are located on high stilts which permit an excellent view of the banks of the Sand River and the African bush.
The meeting deck was a bit on the minimalist side, but clean looking and well taken care of.
All the food served was simply excellent, well prepared and creative. The service was absolutely superb and our meals were attended by a wonderfully gracious lady named Tokho, which left a deep and memorable impressions on all the members of our party (6).
The 2 daily game drives were attended by a charming, knowledgeable and fun guide named Jessica who teamed up with a great tracker named Jeffrey (highly recommended team); they certainly made our stay worthwhile and we did get to see all the big fives plus cheetahs, bucks, crocs, zebras, hippos, giraffes, monkeys, warthogs and kinds of birds.
The rest of the staff from the camp manager (Tammy) to the other members of the team were also just great and went out of their way to please us.
The camp has a swimming pool, a small work out room, a library and nice store which sells interesting artifacts and African crafts.
A memorable, repeatable stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Enchanting, intimate and child friendly, Founder’s Camp is ideally situated to provide an insider’s view of the secrets of river life. Seven idyllic chalets, repose in the shade of ancient ebony and matumi trees along the banks of the Sand River.This is an African safari in the classic style, replete with black and cream ticking fabric and original mahogany beds. Deep leather couches, military chests, compass safari lamps and a riverside lounge sala, create a mood of easy luxury and laid back welcome for discerning families and travelers. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Londolozi Founders Camp South Africa/Londolozi Private Game Reserve