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From tours on the mild side to living on the wild side, we have something for everyone


Camping  Holidays in South Africa

Swim with Wild Dolphins

Turtle Tours

Snorkeling Safaris

Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Safaris

Birdwatching Trips  ... and much more!

Local Knowledge! South Africa Camping Trip Planner

South Africa Camping Holidays

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Sunshine, Wildlife and Landscapes

If you are planning a camping holiday in South Africa, either in a Camper van / motorhome or in tents, we arrange all aspects of your holiday for you, saving you time, telephone calls and money.

As a tour operator operating throughout South Africa for 15 years, we have got to know the best routes, camping areas and activities along the way.
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South Africa Camping

We provide
  • Safety information - Safe camping sites in South Africa
  • free maps
  • GPS Co-ordinates
  • Photos
  • Route and travel time advice
  • Camping Site Booking Service
  • General Travel Information
  • Camper / Motorhome Hire
Email us with your route and we will arrange all your camping site reservations, route suggestions and travel safety information. We supply Maps of the routes and GPS locations for all South Africa camping sites and camper / motor home sites. Save the hassle of weeks of trip planning for your camping holiday in South Africa, let us do it for you.
Wilderness Camping Destinations in South Africa Camping in Kruger National Park - Birding Paradise

South African Camping Holidays - Wildlife

Camping in South Africa is probably the best way to experience South Africa's wilderness and wildlife areas from the Cape with its majestic mountains and rugged coastline to the northern parts of South Africa where one can camp in safety in the Kruger National Park with its huge populations of elephants, lions, giraffe, lions, leopard, buffalo and many other creatures large and small.

If you are camping in South Africa then you are probably a wildlife enthusiast and this is the perfect place to see  untouched wilderness areas, wildlife and magnificent landscapes. While camping, one can really get to know a country and its animals, spend evenings under the bright stars and listen to the unique African night sounds of the Jackals, lions, hyena and the melodic calls of nocturnal birds such as nightjars and owls.

Camping in South Africa - Camping safety information and guidelines

Many camping sites in South Africa are in areas frequented by wild animals. Contact us for Safety guidelines for camping in South Africa and dealing with wild animals and preventing dangerous situations while camping in the wilderness and national parks such as the Kruger National Park.

We will also provide you with up to date information about malaria areas, road conditions and other general safety information.

Routes and destinations for a camping holiday in South Africa

Where to begin your South Africa camping trip
The starting point for your camping trip will be either in Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town, depending upon which airport you decide to use. Campervans / motorhomes are for hire near to all these airports. Plan your route according to your interests; if you enjoy wildlife, spend more time in the north eastern parts of South Africa at camping sites in places like the Kruger National Park, St Lucia and Hluhluwe.

The South African Eastern Escarpment
The Eastern Escarpment is spectacular with mountains, canyons and waterfalls, an area you must visit if your are in the Kruger Park area. There are lovely camping sites with very good facilities in the Blyde River Canyon area with beautiful places to visit including God's Window, Bourke's Luck Potholes and Pilgrims Rest.

The best road from the Kruger National Park to the East Coast and St Lucia is via Swaziland which has great camping sites in wildlife reserves where you have animals moving through and sleeping in your camping site. Swaziland border crossings are simple and the roads in the country are good, but beware of animals in the road.

The South African north East Coast
Destinations  include Kosi Bay, Sodwana Bay, iSimangaliso, St Lucia. At all of these places along the north east coast of South Africa, camping sites for motor homes have good clean facilities and are close to the beach. This part of South Africa also has many game reserves abundant wildlife with activities including turtle nesting tours, whale watching, game viewing tours, fishing, kayaking and hiking amongst others.

The Drakensberg Mountains
Camping in the Drakensberg is one of the experiences on your South Africa camping trip which you will never forget. You can either use one of the many camping sites as a base camp for day trails, or you can hike with tents on walking trails and sleep in the mountains on a multiple day walking trail. An alternative to camping in the Drakensberg is the use of caves, which can be booked ahead of time, ensuring you find the cave empty. Please bear in mind that the high ground is cold in the winter so you have to be well prepared when camping in South Africa in the mountains in the winter.

The Great Karoo - Central South Africa
Big Sky Country as it is also called, semi desert with plenty of sunshine, awesome landscapes and a photographers paradise. Traveling through the karoo can take 2 days and there are several good camping sites to spend the night out in the South African great wide open. The Karoo is one of the best places in the world for star gazing and astronomy and the town of Sutherland is home to the SALT (South African Large Telescope), an international astronomy project situated here because of the clean air and minimal light pollution in this part of South Africa.

The Garden Route
Giant Yellowwood forests, lagoons, gorges and a magnificent coast with sandy bays, rocky headlands and beaches offering of the best surfing in the world. Destinations include Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Wilderness and Mossel Bay. In this part of South Africa, camping sites are situated close to the beach and are perfect for a few days of relaxation after the drive through the Karoo.

The Western Cape
The Western Cape has much to offer and any holiday in South Africa would be incomplete without a visit to Table Mountain, Cape Point and Hermanus where wales can be viewed from the shore when they come into the bay to give birth. In this area of South Africa, camping sites are situates along the coast, in the mountains and at several dams and lakes. The area is characterized by vineyards, wine farms and beautiful mountains which drop down to the ocean. When Planning a South Africa camping trip, bear in mind that the Western Cape is a winter rainfall area.

The South African West Coast
The West Coast of South Africa is a semi-desert area with fantastic beaches and a landscape that comes alive with a carpet of flowers in the spring. Surfers and Kite surfing enthusiasts love the West coast because of the regular summer winds and good surfing breaks such as Elands Bay which has a famous left break.
Camping Sites for Motorhomes / camper vans in South Africa

If you do not have a planned route, we plan South Africa camping and general travel itineraries and secure all the bookings along the way to ensure your safety and peace of mind.



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