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Berg-en-Dal Rest Camp

Berg-en-Dal is situated on the bank of the Matjulu Spruit with a view of softly undulating hills to the east.

On the northern and southern sides dry riverbeds and a dam border the camp. There are large trees along the streams and dry riverbeds. Special care has been taken to preserve the natural vegetation in the camp. Berg-en-Dal is also the only camp set in a rugged mountain environment.

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Activities

  • Guided Bush Walks
  • Game Drives (in the company of trained field guides)
  • Bush Braais & Breakfasts. Includes game drive to venue. Confirm availability when booking.
  • Bushman and Wolhuter Wilderness Trails (pre-booked overnight activities)
  • Kids Educational Programme (Seasonal)
  • Rhino Perimeter Trail camp walk – with Braille facilities
  • Eco-display in reception
  • Through prior arrangement with the camp, catered traditional dances can be arranged
  • Wildlife films every evening (except Sundays)

See the Park’s Activities for a comprehensive list.


Facilities

  • Information at Reception
  • Public Telephone
  • Post Box
  • Restaurant
  • Cafeteria
  • Internet Cafe: Available at reception where one can make use of their PC’s. There is not a Wi-Fi facility at present, but one can connect their Laptops to the internet café network via a LAN should you wish to do so.
  • The cellphone tower is now 3G capable and covers the whole camp with a booster in our conference area to strengthen the signal in there.
  • Shop
  • No ATM facility available
  • Laundromat
  • Filling Station
  • Communal Kitchens
  • Communal Ablutions
  • Braai Facilities
  • Basic First Aid Assistance
  • Conference Venue
  • Basic Day Visitor Picnic Area in camp
  • Swimming Pool (for overnight residents only)
  • TVs (limited DSTV) available in Guest Houses only
  • Cellphone reception

See the Park’s Facilities for a comprehensive list.


Day Visitors

Berg-en-dal has a designated day visitor area where day visitors and visitors from other camps can braai (Barbecue) and picnic.


Travel Information

Routes and times are from central Gauteng.

By Air

The closest airport to Berg-en-Dal is Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) that is situated between Nelspruit and White River. KMIA is situated approximately 25 km from Nelspruit and about 70 km from Malelane Gate. There are daily scheduled flights between KMIA and OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, with less frequent flights from Cape Town International Airport and King Shaka International Airport (Durban).

By Road: Malelane Gate

Take the N4 to Nelspruit and head through Nelspruit to Malelane. Then turn left at the Kruger National Park sign just outside Malelane and head to gate. Allow between 4 to 5 hours for the trip to the gate. Berg-en-Dal camp is 12km away from the gate. Allow about 30 minutes for the drive to the camp, however if you want to enjoy the game viewing possibilities give yourself more time!


Flora & Fauna

See the Fauna & Flora pages of the Park for more information.

Mammals

The area hosts white rhino, kudu, impala, giraffe, elephant, reedbuck, klipspringer, grey rhebok and warthog.

Leopards are seen regularly in the region – some lucky people have even seen them drinking at the dam in front of the camp. Wild dog are also found in the area. Lion are usually found in the lower plains on the roads to Skukuza and Crocodile Bridge.

Vegetation

Berg-en-Dal is situated in Malelane Mountain Bushveld. Many unusual plants grow in the mountain landscape. The plains between the mountains are covered in sweet grass, which attracts a variety of grazers. Prominent trees are the red bush-willow and the magic guarri.


5 Things To Seek

  1. Wild Dog
  2. Klipspringer
  3. Leopard
  4. Scarlet-chested Sunbird
  5. Heuglin’s Robin

Contact

  • Telephone: +27 (0)13 735 6106/7
  • Fax: +27 (0)13 735 6104
  • Mobile: 082 802 1201

See Camp Contacts for more information.


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