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Shimuwini is a Shangaan word for "Place of the Baobab Tree".

The camp is so named because the nearby Letaba River which fronts the cottages, is lined with these huge trees, one of them estimated to be between 2 000 and 3 000 years old. Shimuwini Bushveld Camp is the most modern of the bushveld camps, being completely rebuilt after the floods in 2 000. 

5 Things To Seek

  1. Caracal
  2. Eland
  3. Baobab Trees
  4. Baboon
  5. Waterbuck

Contact Shimuwini

  • Tel and Fax: +27 (0)13 735-6683

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Emergency Hotline

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

Did You Know?

  • There are almost 254 known cultural heritage sites in the Kruger National Park, including nearly 130 recorded rock art sites.