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Mopani Rest Camp

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Introduction

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.

5 Things to Seek

  1. Hippopotamus
  2. Waterbuck
  3. Tsessebe
  4. African Fish Eagle
  5. Mopani Trees

Contact Mopani

  • Tel: +27 (0)13 735 6535/6
    Fax: +27 (0)13 735 6547
    Mobile: 082 802 1113

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Did You Know?

  • The park was first proclaimed in 1898 as the Sabie Game Reserve by the then president of the Transvaal Republic, Paul Kruger. He first proposed the need to protect the animals of the Lowveld in 1884, but his revolutionary vision took another 12 years to be realised when the area between the Sabie and Crocodile Rivers was set aside for restricted hunting.

KNP Emergency Hotline

  • Report rule breakers and other incidents to KNP's Emergency Call Centre on 013 735 4325

Weather

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