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Punda Maria Restcamp

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Kruger National Park South Africa
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Phalaborwa Airport139 km
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We slept at Punda Maria rest camp, and we wish it was for more nights! We slept in the safari tent section, everything was immaculately clean. It was December and very hot, but there is a fan in the bedroom. I was impressed with how stylish the bathroom was designed. All the
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Punda Maria is a good rest in the Northern part of Kruger. Bit outdated, but that did not bother us as we spent most of our time outside the camp viewing game. The rooms are rustic but well equipped. The store provided the basics we needed and we will definitely return. A day
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This is a lovely campsite, with clean bathrooms and a lovely viewing platform over the waterhole. We camped next to the fence, which was great for looking out at the bush. The swimming pool is great, just remember to get into your swimming gear before you get there, there aren't
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So we underestimated our travel times, we were booked into Shingwedzi but were told at the Punda Maria gate that we wouldn't make it before closing times. We rang the receptionist at Shingwedzi and she was kind enough to transfer our booking to Punda Maria. I was very
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What an amazing place. Friendly staff Relaxing atmosphere, clean and spacious campsites and amazing game viewing at the waterhole and when driving. Make sure you visit when you are in the area. Highly recommend. Well done.
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Family unit - 3 bedrooms all en-suite. Amazing bathroom with hand basin and toilet seat and lid
Get up early and enjoy
They sent us a mail before our stay to apologize in advance for drilling activities. In all honesty, they were drilling besides the gas station and we didn’t hear a thing.
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Hi Gillian The tents have all the amenities you get in the chalets, so yes electricity, and plug points, as well as a small walk in closet / dressing area. I think that either tent 4 or 5 have the best views but as far as I know you cannot request a specific unit on booking and thus it depends on which unit is available when you arrive.
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Hi, Gillian. What would you like to know about this accommodation?
Is Russell Cottage outside Punda Maria camp fenced? Which side of Punda is it? Is there air con?Thank you very Much.
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How do I find email addresses for Punda Maria and other camps in the Kruger? Thanks for your help
Hi, the best is to contact the Parks Board through their official site. Apologies for the late reply just web search Kruger National Park, SA
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"Pretty obvious, but choose a camp site near the fence with nice trees"
"They all seem to be more or less the same"
"Tent number 4 has the best view and next to the fence."
"Safary tents are great but don't have air conditioning. warm in summer"
"The tents are great"
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