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Description

Situated on a 27 hectare property bordering one of the few perennial rivers in the area, Calao Tented Camp is an enjoyable and affordable stopover. The camp offers various types of accommodation on a self-catering basis, but breakfast and dinner can also easily be arranged on request.

The camp consists of two luxury tents, each with an en-suite bathroom, verandah, gazebo, and braai area. There are also three safari tents with outdoor bathroom, verandah, gazebo, and braai area. Another small tent is provided for children or a third guest. There are lights in all the tents that work with batteries and we can charge your camera or cellphone batteries for you.

Calao Tented Camp is perfectly located ten minutes from the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, 30 minutes from the Kruger National Park's Orpen Gate, and 30 minutes from Swadini in the Drakensberg. There is easy access from the R40 but the last kilometer on the property is a dirt road and can sometimes be a difficult drive.

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French
ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
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These tents consist of two single or one queen size bed, with outdoor shower. An additional smaller tent with stretchers is available for one adult or two children. Lights and towels are also available in these units. Cutlery, crockery and gas plates can be supplied on request.
Bathroom Facilities Separate toilet, Outdoor shower Beds Queen beds, Single beds
 
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These tents contain two single and one king bed, with en-suite shower. Two additional beds for children are also available on request. Lights and towels are also available in these units. Cutlery, crockery and gas plates can be supplied on request.
Bathroom Facilities Shower only Beds Single beds, King beds
 
Self-catering Luxury Tent
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A combination of a luxury tent plus a safari tent, with en-suite bathroom in the middle. Children and parents share the same unit but everyone get a minimum of privacy. An extra bed can be easily fitted in the parent’s tent for toddler. Children under 12 pay R200 per person per night; adults in safari tent pay R300 per person per night. Covered patio and kitchen.
Bathroom Facilities Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only Beds Queen beds, Single beds Other Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
 
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Reviews for Calao Tented Camp

18 guest reviews Reviews of

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Siva kumar, South Africa
06 May 2015

The only complain I have about the place is the people running the place didn't tell us the place is not for kids. We went there with 3 children and one infant. It is a dangerous place for them considering the warning of poisonous snakes and scorpions and occasional hyena and leopard visits. I am still disappointed that the owners didn't mention it when we booked the place. They also didn't mention about solar power and absence of electricity. It was a mission to charge cellphones. Overall a bad experience. It might a good for some people, but don't go there with young children.

Wayne van Driel, South Africa
26 December 2014

This is a great place for the eco-tourist. Environmentally friendly and a real bush experience.

Przemek Serwa, South Africa
17 June 2014

I stayed at the Calao Tented Camp during a long weekend in June. Service was perfect! Quiet, clean, peaceful! A short driving distance from the Kruger or Blyde River Canyon. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, and want to be close to the bushveld, then this is the place to be! Could not have relaxed better!Will definitely be coming back!

Charissa , South Africa
14 May 2014

A place to relax and recharge the soul. Hospitality is their priority. Will definitely be on our holiday list for years to come.

Danie Blom, South Africa
19 January 2014

Great hospitality and a perfect place to break away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Will certainly be back.

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