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Tsendze Rustic Camp Site

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Introduction

Tsendze, the Tsonga word for 'tsendzeleka' or 'to ramble around like someone lost in the bush' is the newest accommodation addition to the Kruger National Park.

As its name implies, it provides a rustic experience within the natural environment. Located approximately 7 km south of Mopani Rest Camp, the campsites are laid out in a rough figure of eight under and around stands of ancient and beautiful Leadwood, Mopane and Apple Leaf trees. Two prominent seasonal water courses, the Tsendze River and Nshawu Creek, run through this area that is known for the large buffalo herds and many elephant bulls that occur here.

Guests can look out for 'Alexander', a current big tusker with rather impressive ivory, who is often encountered in the area and along the main tarred route between Tsendze and Mopani Rest Camp. With its abundance of large trees in the camp, Tsendze offers great birding opportunities right around your very campsite.

5 Things to Seek

  1. Ground hornbill
  2. Buffalo
  3. Elephant
  4. Brown snake eagle
  5. Waterbuck

Contact Mopani

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

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  • The surface area of Kruger National Park is 7,580 squared miles (19,633 squared km).

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