Skukuza is the largest camp in the park and offers asccommodation for about 600 visitors. There is a variety of accommodation from Guest Houses to tents. The bungalows are built in the traditional 'rondavel' style and offer comfortable accommodation with 2 or 3 separate beds, verandah, air conditioning, private bathroom with shower and a refrigerator. Some of the units have own kitchens. All have braai (barbecue) stands. The camp has a shop, Main restaurant, cafeteria, an a-la-carte restaurant, pertol station and a 9-hole golf course. All chalets are fully serviced. The voltage is 220/230 Volts AC. Skukuza has numerous facilities and services, located on the banks of the Sabie River. Skukuza Airport is a short distance away.
Some of the animals to be seen in the area: Giraffe, Kudu, Impala, Duiker, Elephant, Black & White Rhino, Buffalo, Hippo, Lion, Leopard, Wild Dog and Hyaena. July is the middle of winter in South Africa and one of the coldest months. It is also the dry season in the central and northern parts of the country. The climate is mild, with warm days and cool nights. Rain or frost are not to be expected. Because of the dry winter season the vegetation is thinning out, making winter the best season for game viewing. Average maximum temperatures in July are 23°C (73°F) during the day and 5°C (38°F) at night.
All units are serviced daily and supplied with bedding, towels and soap.
One 12-bed Guest House with 4 en-suite bedrooms, 4 beds in lounge, fully equipped kitchen and communal lounge/livingroom or open veranda.
Three 8-bed Guest Houses with 4 en-suite bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and communal lounge/livingroom or open veranda.
6-bed Guest Cottages with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (one en-suite) and fully equipped kitchen.
4-bed Guest Cottages with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (one en-suite) and fully equipped kitchen.
4-bed Family Cottages with 2 bedrooms, bathroom and basic equipped kitchen.
2-bed Luxury Riverside Bungalows on perimeter with bathroom (bath/shower) and kitchen.
2/3-bed Bungalows, bathroom (bath/shower), fridge, hotplate and sink.
2/3-bed Bungalows, bathroom (shower), fridge, sink using communal kitchen.
2/4-bed Safari Tents with cupboard, table and chairs, fridge and electric fan.
Caravan and camping sites using communal ablution and kitchen facilities. A maximum of 6 persons, one caravan, sidetent and vehicle, or one tent and vehicle, or one motorized caravan with sidetent per campsite.
Day visitor facilities with barbecue area, restaurant, shop, cafeteria, bank, post office, doctor, laundromat, public telephones, educational display, petrol station with car wash, car hire, airport, communal ablution and kitchen facilites, communal barbecue facilities.
You can now explore the African bush on foot in search of the "Big 5" and learn about the bush and various smaller animals, on a highly enlightening and interpretive walk, undertaken in unexplored areas around the camp, accompanied by two, well qualified armed Field Guides. Every participant will receive a pre-trail brief concerning safety and general guiding ethic before departure. The following items (of a personal nature) must be brought along by the participants: walking shoes (no open sandals), hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, natural coloured clothing, binoculars and a light camera.
Bookings can also be made at the camps, three days before the walk. Departure times: 05:00 in Summer and 06:00 in Winter.
No children under 12 will be permitted on the walks.
Rate: Duration 3 to 4 hours for the walks