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About AfriCamps Waterberg

Discover the heart of the Waterberg plateau at AfriCamps Waterberg, a serene bushveld glamping safari retreat just 2.5 hours from Pretoria. Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, this unique camp immerses you in tranquil bush scenery and abundant wildlife. Located within a 2,500-hectare game reserve, the family-friendly camp offers diverse experiences, from horseback safaris and guided game drives to astronomy shows by Dr. Phillip Calcott, the camp owner.

Accommodations include 10 boutique glamping tents, blending nature and comfort. Each tent features an open-plan kitchen, living, and dining space, indoor fireplace, extra-length queen beds, private en suite bathrooms with rain showers, and outdoor wood-fired hot tubs on decks. With Wi-Fi and 24/7 solar power access, it's a perfect year-round destination for families. Unique facilities like a semi-heated swimming pool, volleyball court, lookout decks, and an adventure playground complement your bushveld experience. AfriCamps Waterberg is where the magic of the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve unfolds, offering a blend of nature and luxury.

AfriCamps Waterberg Setting

Situated in the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve of South Africa, AfriCamps Waterberg resides on a 2,500ha private game reserve within the 15,000sq km biosphere. The Waterberg Plateau, a natural 'castle,' features breathtaking rock formations and diverse passes, creating a haven for wildlife. Guests enjoy game viewing opportunities and activities like Culture and 'Step into the Past' Tours.

Owned by Philip and Juliet Calcott, the property holds a century-long history, enriched by family tales and astronomy passion. Uncover the wonders of the Night Sky with Dr. Philip on a 'Night Sky Safari.' As you explore the untouched wilderness and rich cultural heritage, experience warm South African hospitality and create lasting memories at AfriCamps Waterberg.

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  • Best Glamping spot

    The place was beautiful inside and out, everything was spotless. The hot tub was amazing. Overall our stay was incredible- peaceful, and quiet, and the hosts were friendly and happy to help any time of the day. Best part was the stars! review

    R. Stevens

  • Perfect nature getaway

    Everything was perfect! The hot tub was my favourite. You really feel connected with nature - we had some animals pass by our patio which the kids loved. The hosts were very welcoming, friendly and very helpful. We will be back! review

    L. Faasen

AfriCamps Waterberg impact highlights

AfriCamps Waterberg represents eco-conscious glamping, leaving a minimal ecological footprint. Meticulously designed low-impact tents, crafted locally, showcase regional craftsmanship and reduce transportation carbon footprint. Actively engaging in conservation, the camp contributes to preserving natural ecosystems and creates 17 job opportunities in local communities. Beyond structures, AfriCamps demonstrates sustainability with eco-friendly materials, reducing plastic usage, and responsible sourcing, making it a conscientious choice for environmentally aware travellers. Situated in Limpopo's Waterberg plateau, AfriCamps Wsterberg not only offers a tranquil bushveld safari but actively contributes to wildlife conservation and local economic development. AfriCamps Waterberg exemplifies responsible tourism, positively impacting the environment and community.

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