Shipandani Overnight Hide

Shipandani Sleepover Hide, situated approximately 3km south of Mopani on the Tsendze River, is a unique accommodation facility where guests can feel part of nature by experiencing Africa in its truest form.

Shipandani is a hide by day and a hide-away by night where large buffalo herds and many elephant bulls frequent the area meters away from where you are sleeping. 


A sleepover hide is a unique overnight experience, exclusively available for guests from half an hour prior to gate closing times and must be vacated half and hour after gate opening time.

It provides the opportunity for guests to enjoy complete privacy as the hide must be reserved in entirety (minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 guests at one time).

Sleeping Units

At night sleeping units fold down to construct a light bed base. These are locked to the inside wall of the hide by day. Mattresses are kept in the cupboard at the hide. Bedding and a cutlery box is available at Reception on payment of a deposit. Each bedding bag consists of a duvet, pillow, duvet cover, sheet, mattress protector and pillowcase.

An environmental toilet is available for the overnight guests in a separate area on the hide perimeter.

Living Area

The living area comprises of boma with braai (barbeque) facilities. There is no electricity but two chargeable lamps, that operate for about 5 hours, are provided on request. Please bring your own lighting.

Only the very perimeter of the facility is fenced and guests are advised to exercise caution at all times. Do not leave the enclosure at night.

Eating utensils such as cutlery and crockery is provided. The hide is fully self-catering and guests are advised to bring their own food, wood and water.

Shipandane Sleepover Hide is managed form Mopani camp and has no Reception area. Guests are required to report to Mopani camp for check-in to acquire keys, bedding, braai grid and lamps. Accommodation at Shipandane is well suited for adventurous guests that are looking for a primitive, close to nature, self-catering bushveld experience.

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