Pretoriuskop Rest Camp, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga

Pretoriuskop Rest Camp

A classic Kruger camp that holds many historical locations to discover.

Some 3 500 million years ago, molten rock forced its way through the earth's crust and solidified to form the spectacular granite outcrops where Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is nestled.

Pretoriuskop Camp, adorned by brilliant red trees, features prominently in the history of tourism in the Kruger Park, since it was the first rest camp to be opened to visitors.

Situated in the south-western part of the Kruger National Park, the Pretoriuskop Camp offers accommodation options that are diverse and varied making it ideal for families with children.

The expansive grounds feature 45 tent and caravan sites, along with multiple facilities including a natural rock swimming pool, restaurant, laundromat, and a shop.

Guests can have their pick from an array of campsites with or without power points. The are communal cooking and ablution facilities available and each campsite has a braai area for entertainment purposes.

The camp is a disabled-friendly facility with a roll-in shower and adequate space in the bathroom for wheelchair manoeuvring.

Entertainment for the whole family to enjoy includes an expanse of wilderness trails with guided game walks and rides are available on request.

Situated in the country's largest national park, the camp offers guest the opportunity to experience first-hand three of the big five, namely rhino, buffalo and elephant, as well as small herds of sable and eland.


  • R285 - R330 per night


  • Voortrekker Road, Kruger National Park
  • To find out more about Pretoriuskop Restcamp, visit the South African National Parks website.

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