An African Safari You'll be sharing with your friends for years to come
EXCLUSIVITY DURING GUIDED ACTIVITIES
Close encounters with the BIG 5
Bateleur Safari Camp enjoys an extensive transversing area. Vehicle density on this area is very low and guests often encounter no other safari vehicles from neighboring properties during their stay.
The central location of the camp offers guests the best opportunity of seeing a host of wildlife and birdlife without being disturbed by other vehicles during game drives and bush walks.
This is true untamed Africa and it’s one of the few places left in southern Africa where you can enjoy such an experience. The location, size, layout and ambience of the Camp have all been chosen to enhance the experience for guests. Bateleur is a South African safari adventure without the crowds.
PRICE VS QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE
Your journey starts with our incredibly unique benefits
When planning a vacation, the decision of where to go will always hinge between quality of experience and price. Bateleur Safari Camp offers an authentic South African safari experience, flexible experiential schedules in a Big 5 area, spacious eco-friendly accommodation and unpretentious comfort. The camp's highly motivated and well trained staff are on hand, to help create unforgettable memories and make you feel right at home.
This camp is by far the highest quality experience for the price you pay.
FLEXIBILITY AND OPPORTUNITY FOR EXTENDED WALKING
At Bateleur we go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable
There are no fences between Bateleur Safari Camp and the Kruger National Park. As a result, the Bateleur traversing area has abundant numbers of all Greater Kruger’s game species. This is what sets the Bateleur walking and tracking experience apart from other lodges. Under the watchful guidance of armed qualified rangers and trackers, guests learn about the fauna and flora of South Africa as they walk across the wild land tracking animals for 3 to 6 hours. Guests who choose to engage in the tracking and trailing activities offered at Bateleur will be entering an area that is home, not only to the big 5, but rarer species like the Wild Dog and others. Bateleur is fast becoming the premier destination for walking safaris in southern Africa. The camp caters to those who are experiencing Africa for the first time and want to see as much game as possible, as well as those who want to absorb the finer details of the bush on foot. (minimum age for bush walks is 12)
Guests who prefer not to walk, are able to enjoy a drive on an open safari vehicle instead. Flexibility is unique to Bateleur Safari Camp and every effort is made to ensure that guests get exactly what they want from their South African safari adventure.
BUSHCRAFT AND SURVIVAL SKILLS
Learn basic tracking and survival skills
Guests are treated to a hands-on, interactive demonstration on bushcraft and survival skills, perfected by the San Bushmen. This includes skills like: lighting fires, making ropes & water containers and setting snares - all using naturally occurring materials from the bush. This is another unique experience offered at Bateleur and it never fails to exceed guests’ expectations.
QUALITY FOOD & BEVERAGES
Enjoy our pure South African style safari cooking
The food at Bateleur is excellent and best described as ‘wholesome South African cooking’. It’s high quality, appetizing, tasty food that can be enjoyed in great company surrounded by the unique African bushveld.
Each day starts with coffee and biscuits before the first guided game activity.
Brunch is typically a cooked breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage and toast, with the option of cereals for those who prefer something lighter.
Lunch is usually a quiche or something similar, with salad and bread.
Dinner features a table bread and salad, a delicious main meal comprised of a starch, such a potatoes or rice, a variety of vegetables and a protein such as chicken or red meat (often cooked on the open fire in front of the guests). This is followed by a very tasty desert.
A small selection of South African wines, beers, ciders and spirits is available.
What is the experience like for a guest at Bateleur Safari Camp
Johan talks to us about what the day to day activities are like at Bateleur.
Kaja gives us a quick look at the highlights of her trip
No fences and knowledgeable staff give her the experience of a lifetime.
Stefen learns about trapping and get a rare encounter with a leopard
Living the bush gives you the opportunity to see things that few have experienced.
Book for 3 consecutive nights
Only pay for 2
Conservation levies are charged every night. Valid for Arrivals 1 May to 31 July.