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Shindzela Tented Camp Package

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Duration

5 days 4 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

6 people

Languages

English

Overview

4 Night Special Shindzela Tented Camp Hoedspruit South Africa Package, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

Established in 2009 as a mere walking trails camp, consisting out of small bow tents, Shindzela has grown into the wonderful tented product that is before you. Situated within the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa, Shindzela offers guests an authentic African wildlife experience.

The eco-friendly (solar-powered) and unfenced, a place where one can feel part of the bush. We are passionate about conservation and our staff strive to make guests feel right at home. Our aim is to provide an enjoyable and fulfilling experience in an exceptional wilderness area.

• Affordable wildlife safaris
• Game drives in open 4×4 vehicles/safari walks.
• Professional, knowledgeable and fully qualified guides.

We know how important our planet is, therefore we are proud to say that we are very much an Eco-Friendly camp, making use of solar power and gas energy!

This means, that you won’t find a power outlet in your tent, rather a charging station in the main area, where you can recharge your batteries for that perfect picture! ”

Shindzela Tented Camp Package Safari Tents

Our safari-style tents are situated under thatch (grass-roof structures) and can be made up in either twin or double-bedded accommodation. Enjoy your morning coffee on your wooden deck or freshen up in your semi-open en-suite bathroom (shower, WC and handbasin). The camp can accommodate a maximum of 16 guests in total in 8 safari tents where you will be treated to our warm South African hospitality in a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy and soak up the true African wilderness.

Provided in each en-suite safari tent: linen, towels, African scented amenities such at Conditioning Shampoo, body wash and lotion and insect repellant. During the hot summer months you can make use of the corner standing fan to keep you comfortable. During the cold winter months we have additional blankets as well as hot water bottles in each tent to keep you warm.  Each tent does not have a power charging point, however we do have a charging station in the main area.  In each tent you will find an information folder containing all the emergency and general information pertaining to your stay at Shindzela.

Shindzela Tented Camp Boma Area

Enjoy dinner under the African stars in our boma-style set-up (weather permitting). Plated African dishes are served with delicious vegetables, meats and salads of your selection. Freshly-baked breads are provided on each table together with our hearty soups served as starter. Enjoying your supper with your guide and hostess is African outdoor dining at its best.

Swimming Pool

Guests can take a dip in or sit around the pool reading and enjoying their drinks with a spectacular view of the waterhole..

Shindzela Tented Camp Bar and Dining Area

All drinks are excluded in your accommodation rate, you can just ask any of the Shindzela staff members to assist you with ordering a drink and we then add this to your tent number, which you can settle upon departure with either cash or credit card (VISA /MASTERCARD), if you opt to settle your account with your credit card, there will be a small transaction fee added to your final bill.  We know how important our planet is, therefore we are proud to say that we are very much an Eco-Friendly camp, making use of solar power and gas energy! This means, that you won’t find a power outlet in your tent, rather a charging station in the main area, where you can recharge your batteries for that perfect picture!

Shindzela Tented Camp Lounge

Shindzela’s layout encompasses of an open-plan lounge, dining room (breakfast and lunch served here) bar area overlooking a dry river bed and a small watering hole where animals flock for a drink of water during the hot summer days. We also have a small swimming pool where you can enjoy your book or just stare out into the bush. Open-air boma where we serve dinner (weather permitting)

Shindzela Tented Camp Meals

Included in your stay at Shindzela 3 meals per day, breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast you will be handed a slip during pre-dinner drinks the night before, to select tasty dishes for your hot breakfast served plated style. Fruit, yoghurt, cereals and juice will be provided in the dining area.  Lunch time will either be a traditional bobotie served with freshly baked bread and salads or hand made South African style pies to name a few. After lunch you can then make your preferred selection of various meat & vegetable dishes that you would enjoy for dinner.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Shindzela Tented Camp Hoedspruit South Africa Package
  • Discover the world-famous Kruger National Park - South Africa's largest game reserve and one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries on the planet
  • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Adult P.P. Sharing 2 2 184

Included/Excluded

  • Accommodation, three meals per day, tea, coffee, water from the dispensing machine, 2 safari activities per day (morning and afternoon game drives), morning optional walking trail instead of a morning game drive, emergency medical assistance and evacuation, VAT, unlimited WIFI and room turn down.
  • All drinks, curio shop purchases, transport to/from camp, gratuities, all items of personal nature, all drinks, Timbavati Reserve vehicle entry fee, Timbavati Conservation Levy, community donations and Travel Insurance.

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FAQs

Timbavati Reserve Fees
Ssubject to change without notice.
R 270 per person per night Conservation Levy – applicable to Shindzela Tented Camp only
R TBA per vehicle entry fee
Please Note
All rates are quoted in South African Rand and is inclusive of VAT
Accommodation rates are all quoted for per person sharing per night
Timbavati Reserve Fees are extra and subject to change, the conservation levy can be
added onto the accommodation invoice.
The normal per person sharing rate will apply when 1 adult shares with 1 child (no single supplement)
Shindzela has 1 family tent which can occupy max 3 persons – please check with reservations on availability
Drones are STRICTLY PROHIBITED in the Timbavati Game Reserve, failure to comply with this rule will result in a heavy fine or arrest by reserve management.
No children under the ages of 10yrs at Shindzela
Children of all ages are welcome when booking out the whole camp, POR
Terms
Child Policy: Thabamati welcomes children of 12 years and older. They may participate in all game drives, but not bushwalks. There is one luxury tent that can be converted to accommodate 3 persons - please double- check with reservations if this is available at the time of booking. Children of all ages are welcome when the whole camp is booked as a villa option - please enquire with reservations for a special rate.

Safari Activities: Thabamati uses 1 (one) open, spacious safari vehicle for game drives. It seats all guests comfortably. All safaris are conducted by a professional guide. Bushwalks of about one hour are scheduled daily after breakfast (weather permitting), and guests between the ages of 16 and 60 are allowed on the these walks. Guests older than 60 years of age must present a medical certificate confirming that he/she is physically capable of participating in such bushwalks. All participants in safari walks must understand English fully. Should visitors fail to comply with these conditions, Thabamati reserves the right to refuse guests participation in bushwalks.

Payment Policy: Full payment is required 30 days prior to arrival for FIT and 60 days prior to arrival for GROUPS. Payment can be made via bank transfer or by credit card. Credit-card payments will result in an additional 4% fee.

Cancellation Policy: 30% deposit upon confirmation of booking. Balance due 30 days prior to travel.
Cancelled more than 31 days prior to arrival: loss of deposit.
Cancelled between 30 and 20 days prior to arrival: loss of 60%.
Cancelled 19 days or less prior to arrival: loss of full fare.

Group Cancellation Policy (booking of 3 tents or more): 30% deposit upon confirmation of booking. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
Cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival: loss of deposit.
Cancelled between 59 and 31 days prior to arrival: loss of 60%.
Cancelled 30 days or less prior to arrival: loss of full fare.

Drinks: Thabamati’s tariff includes sundowner drinks. This applies to local beers, local soft drinks, local spirits and house wines. Bottled water is also included. All other drinks are excluded, and payment for these must be made in camp by credit card or in cash (a small card fee will be added).

Timbavati Reserve Fees

Timbavati Conservation Fee: The conservation levy is used entirely for the funding of the operational activities of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. This includes 10% for community development projects through the Timbavati Foundation. The fee amounts to R 400.00 per person per night for 2020.


Timbavati vehicle entry fee: R 190.00 per vehicle once-off, to be settled in cash or card at the reserve gate for 2020. When booking a transfer, this fee will be included automatically.

Check-in: Between 12:00 and 14:00; enjoy lunch and high tea before embarking on your afternoon game drive.
Check out: At 11:00, after your morning game drive and breakfast.

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