Wilderness Experience Makuleke Camp

South Africa

The camp during your Ranger course in Kruger National Park

If you are up for further training with a stay in Makuleke, you will gain insights into a breathtaking region of South Africa. As part of the world famous Kruger National Park it provides refuge for an enormous variety of animals and plants. This is a gain for you, as you will encounter a maximum of different flora and fauna at close quarters while out walking or on jeep excursions. Your home for the duration of your NATUCATE adventure in this area is Makuleke Camp. You will sleep here with the other participants and set off every morning to embark on exciting, new ventures in the wild.

Camp Camp Makuleke Details

Facts

Geographical Facts

This area is characterized by the two rivers Luvuvhu and Limpopo, as well as by extensive acacia and eucalyptus forests and impressive rock formations. You may even see the occasional baobab tree on your walks. Lions, leopards, zebras, rhinoceroses, elephants and of course countless bird species will cross your path, as will many other wonders of nature. Makuleke Camp has it all.


Arrival

Arrival

Airport: Johannesburg
By road: 6/7 hours drive from Johannesburg
Meeting Point: The instructor will meet all students at Pafuri Gate at 14h00.


Your life in the camp

Your life in the camp

In the camp there will be stilt houses located among the shades of big trees. Each house-unit has got a bathroom with shower, wash-basin and toilet. In front of the house there is a veranda. Blankets and duvet cover will be provided, but we recommend bringing your own sleeping bag. In the camp there will be a common area and a fire place. The camp is not fenced, so that wild animals could pass by from time to time.

 

Electricity: There is no electricity in the Camp, however an electricity supply is provided by generators. Participants can charge their batteries for cameras and mobile phones. We recommend bringing head lamps.

Drinking water: fresh drinking water comes from the tap. Bottled water is also available for purchase.

Laundry: a laundry service is available in the camp for a small charge

There is no cell phone reception at the Makuleke Camp. A weekly trip will be made to allow learners to phone.

The currency is Rand. There is no ATM in the camp, you should bring enough cash for the duration of your stay.


Beverages

Beverages

Non-alcoholic drinks are on sale in the camp and can only be purchased in cash. Fruit juice is served with the meals and tea and coffee are available all day.


On-site support

On-site support

Normally there will be a training instructor, an assistant instructor, a camp coordinator, a camp cook and a cleaner on the site for the duration of your stay.


Vehicles

Vehicles

The vehicles used for game viewing are open Land Rovers and Land Cruisers.

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