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Bushveld Bivouac
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About Bushveld Bivouac

Bushveld Bivouac is a captivating self-catering, fully serviced, off-the-grid bush camp situated on a 300-hectare farm reserve in the Greater Kruger region. Redefining a glamping safari, Bushveld Bivouac's four spectacular tented platforms on a hill called Phezulu offer a unique combination of luxury and bushveld charm. Get up close and personal with the pristine surroundings in these spacious tents with top-to-bottom windows and easily rolled-up sides, providing uninterrupted views from every corner for a private, open-air bush experience.

Accommodating two guests, all tents feature either separate single beds or a decadent king-size bed. Children under 14 can be accommodated on camp beds. Wake up to the symphony of birds, explore well-indicated trails, or simply relax by your private plunge pool, surrounded by the unmistakable scent of the African bush. Each tent offers WiFi, private bathrooms, kitchens, plunge pools, and fire pits, allowing you to embrace the bush without compromising on comfort. All are magnificently beautiful, but the Seringa Honeymoon Suite with its romantic outdoor bath overlooking the GaMashishimale Hills, makes for a truly special spoil.

Bushveld Bivouac Setting

Situated between Hoedspruit and Phalaborwa in South Africa, Bushveld Bivouac offers an ideal gateway to the world-famous Kruger Park or a trip to the convergence of the Blyde River and Treur River at the Bourke’s Luck Potholes, a geological marvel. The area's highlights also include the Blyde River Canyon, the ‘Three Rondavels,’ and the ‘Pinnacle,’ providing breathtaking panoramic views.

The farm itself features a great network of walking and cycling trails where plains game and abundant birdlife reign supreme. Witness theIn this rich natural environment, Bushveld Bivouac prioritizes conservation and safety. While enjoying the walking trails, cycling routes, or observing wildlife from the Hide at the waterhole, guests are encouraged to treat the bush with the respect it deserves. Encounter plains game at a distance, and relish the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquillity of this unique piece of Africa.

What's included

  • Firewood

Frequently asked questions

  • Are there opportunities to exercise at Bushveld Bivouac?

  • Is malaria a concern in this region?

  • Is the camp only self-catering or are there other food options?

  • Is there a laundry service?

  • Do I need a 4x4 to get there?


  • Magnificent stay

    We had the most wonderful stay, loved everything about the place, how comfortable and homely it was, with every amenity that we could need and then some! We loved the privacy, the views, the bath and the friendly helpful staff who were extremely welcoming and accommodating. We will definitely be back! review


  • A relaxing & rejuvenating stay!

    What a beautiful, peaceful and all-round tranquil spot. We had a lovely stay feeling relaxed and recharged. Highly recommend! review


Bushveld Bivouac impact highlights

Bushveld Bivouac stands as a shining example of a private camp making a positive impact on its local ecosystem. Committed to sustainability, the camp operates on 100% solar power, minimizing its ecological footprint. By employing locals from the area, Bushveld Bivouac not only contributes to the economic development of the community but also ensures a deep understanding and connection to the land. The camp actively engages in wildlife conservation and management, undertaking initiatives such as the removal of invasive species, animal rehabilitation, and veld management. Taking a stand against poaching, the camp is involved in anti-poaching efforts, safeguarding the biodiversity of the region. Beyond its boundaries, Bushveld Bivouac extends support to non-profit organizations, aiding projects focused on vulture and leopard conservation by providing valuable assistance and sighting information.

The camp is entirely off the grid, and its commitment to sustainability extends to using eco-friendly products from Green Home in Cape Town. Additionally, all food baskets are crafted from sustainable, locally sourced ingredients. Furthermore, by encouraging visitors to explore the Kruger National Park, Bushveld Bivouac not only enhances the ecotourism experience but also contributes to the conservation efforts of SANParks, ensuring that the money spent by guests directly supports the preservation of this natural treasure. Bushveld Bivouac stands as a beacon of responsible and eco-conscious tourism, demonstrating that luxury and environmental stewardship can harmoniously coexist for the betterment of the planet.

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