Camp Shonga


Camp Shonga is a small intimate bush lodge on a private concession in the Kruger National Park. Enjoy elevated views over the African bushveld.


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Camp Shonga Overview

Camp Shonga is a small intimate bush retreat built in the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains, offering views over the African bushveld. The central facility consists of a charming lounge area including a library and both indoor and outdoor dining area. Shonga allows you to experience the real Africa – majestic, unfiltered and unadorned. The ethos behind Camp Shonga is for the highly trained and experienced guides to share their vast knowledge with our guests. The emphasis of the camp is on nature without losing the luxury and superior service our guests are accustomed to. We are striving to create the optimum balance between people and their environment, whilst having a minimal impact on the surrounding habitat. View the big game from open vehicles from the comfort of your room as you experience an Africa few have been privileged to see. Afterwards, dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky.

Camp Shonga Rooms

Camp Shonga can accommodate 10 guests in 5 individual tents, all luxuriously equipped with en-suite bathrooms and ball and claw baths, outside shower, Standing fans, fireplace and private game-viewing deck with recliner chairs and umbrella. Here, we believe that luxury and comfort in the bush is ultimately the best escape from the stresses of the world. Wander up to the main area and laze in the charming open lounge area, or dine and sip drinks on a spacious wooden deck as the game meander past. A splash pool makes for relief between safari activities.

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Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
• Our rates are per person per night unless we note differently
• All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
• Our best rates for accommodation are available in our customized packages

Camp Shonga Inclusions

• Accommodation
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
• 2 Game drives per day

Camp Shonga Exclusions

• R77 (South African Rand) National Park Fee per person – payable at the Kruger National Park entrance gate

Camp Shonga Amenities

• Private Game-viewing Deck
• Fireplace
• Ball And Claw Baths
• Outside Shower
• Bathrobe
• Charming Lounge Area
• En-suite Bathrooms
• Luxuriously Equipped
• Fan
• Recliner Chairs And Umbrella

Camp Shonga Facilities

• Pool
• Indoor Dining Area
• Outdoor Dining Area
• Spacious Wooden Deck

Camp Shonga Activities

Game Drives

Imagine taking in a magnificent sunset whilst you capture the moment of a pride of lions stalking their prey or possibly watching a buffalo or elephant strolling to a water hole. The rhino, with its extraordinary horns and bad temper or the leopard with its remarkable speed and skill to hunt. Many visitors to Camp Shonga regard their trip as being incomplete without having spotted and photographed the Big 5.

Boma Dinner

Camp Shonga is legendary when it comes to experiencing unforgettable African safaris that evoke mystery, wonder and above all else, adventure!. Enjoy early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the ‘Big 5’ with an expert guide. Afterwards, return to camp to share your stories while you dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky. Enjoy vivid storytelling by the local community including rituals that are still enacted today.


The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. On this photo safari you will have the opportunity to explore and photograph Africa’s Big 5 from a private game viewing vehicle just meters away from Africa’s most magnificent animals, in a 15000 hectare private concession.

Bird Watching

The Kruger National Park is home to more than 500 species of birds. Many of these are migratory birds like the African Hoepoe. This is also the home of the Giant Eagle Owl, the Largest of all the Owls. Birds to spot include Kingfishers, Storks, Shrikes, Weavers, Herons, Eagles, Vultures, Kites and many more. With such a variety of species of birds this truly is a bird watching haven.


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