Bateleur Bush Camp built in 1989 is the oldest and the smallest of the bushveld camps with a unique atmosphere and superb game viewing. This delightful camp is situated on the banks of the Mashokwe Spruit approximately 40km south west of Shingwedzi in the beautiful northern Mopane/Woodland savannah of the Kruger National Park.
Two dams, Silvervis and Rooibosrand are within close range of the camp and are restricted to the residents of Bateleur. Silvervis dam can offer you hippo, crocodile, bushbuck, nyala and large fever-berry trees, you will perhaps be rewarded by a glimpse of the spotted prince of cats, the leopard.
Bateleur offers their visitors is a game-viewing hide that overlooks a waterhole just outside the camp. Predators have been spotted here frequently, along with fantastic birdlife.
A floodlight has been fitted for nocturnal viewing ranging from civet, hyena and if you are lucky even leopard and lion.
The nearby Nshawu pans is an excellent area to see game such as Blue Wildebeest, Burchell's Zebra, Buffalo and the Rarer Tsessebe. The 'Big Five' are spotted here frequently along with fantastic birdlife.
Bateleur offers 7 self-catering guest cottages, with thatched roofs, housing either 6 or 4 people. The main bedroom in each unit has air conditioning and en suite bathroom. All other rooms have effective ceiling fans.
Each unit has it’s own braai (barbecue) facilities and wood can be bought from the mini shop. Each unit has its own electricity points and TVs with SABC 1, 2, 3 and E-TV channels.
Batelerur offers morning, day, night and sunset drives and morning, afternoon and day walks with experienced and trained field guides.
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