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Bulgerivier Road R 33 to Ellisras, Vaalwater 530 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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Your journey begins in the most extraordinary setting you could imagine. Combining the best experiences of a private safari lodge with the charm of the camp, your journey will be unique and unforgettable. Zulu Camp is More built in traditional Zulu style with streams from the nearby river running through the camp. Your adventure starts as you stand on the deck overlooking the river that is home to many animal species. The sound of birdcalls echo across the water, and in the late afternoon you might hear the plaintive call of the fish eagle as the hippos return to wallow in the river. In Africa we love telling stories of our experiences and sharing our knowledge of the African bush, of adventures and unforgettable animal encounters, our customs and our heritage. We are passionate about Africa and we share that passion with our guests. When you embark on an African safari you will soon discover that it is a life-changing adventure where our story becomes a part of your own. The remarkable setting of the camp reflects your stay of luxurious comfort. Your journey will be a holistic experience, ideal for quiet contemplation. Here you are free to spend your time as you wish. It is within this beautiful setting that one has a chance to reflect and gain a true understanding of the connection we have with our environment. We have created a place with heart and soul that will inspire our guests to take home a lasting memory of the world they have visited. At Zulu Camp the unhurried atmosphere, combined with the natural beauty of the surroundings, creates a romantic backdrop for an idyllic bush retreat Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$781 - US$910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Shambala Private Game Reserve
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
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Bulgerivier Road R 33 to Ellisras, Vaalwater 530 South Africa
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Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport186 km
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were driven from the Saxon hotel up to Shambala in the Limpopo region and I would recommend this to everyone as it lets you have a real chance to enjoy travelling through South Africa’s rural villages and mile upon mile of bush land, arriving...More

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Response from GeorgeCohen, George Cohen at Zulu CampResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Andrew, Thank you for your wonderful review of Zulu Camp at Shambala Private Game Reserve. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We are fortunate to have stayed in some amazing locations like the Ritz Carlton HK, and the Hotel de la City in Carcassone but nothing preparred us for Zulu Camp. We were lucky enough to spend 4 days here and for the first 2 we...More

Thank Mike F
Response from GeorgeCohen, Managing Director at Zulu CampResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Mike F, We are delighted to receive this feedback on your recent stay at Zulu Camp. It is always a pleasure to hear that a guest enjoyed themselves and we will be sure to convey your compliments to the team. Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing places to be, 5 stars is an understatement, the food, service and friendliness of the staff is worth every cent, once in a lifetime experience, a privilege to be able to experience this gem of a lodge. Splash...More

Thank Greg H
Response from GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Zulu CampResponded 20 March 2017

Dear Greg H, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Zulu Camp. We are pleased to hear that you felt it to be a once in a lifetime experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Everything about this place is five star. The roof is a luxury hut with outdoor shower. There is over 30,000 acres of land and we were able to spot 4 out of the big 5 (except leopard), along with many other animals. The sunset cruise...More

Thank Mits S
Response from GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Zulu CampResponded 17 January 2017

Dear Mits S, Thank you for your review of Shambala Private Game Reserve, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team looked after you. I cannot wait to share your feedback with our team! Kind Regards, George...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

From the time we arrived to the time we left the staff was fantastic, nothing was ever to much for them. Our accommodation was phenomenal. The food was 5 star. we have stayed at many game lodges and most 5 star accommodation is not really...More

Thank bushlovers
Response from GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Zulu CampResponded 17 January 2017

Dear bushlovers, Thank you for your review of Shambala Private Game Reserve, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team looked after you. I cannot wait to share your feedback with our team! Kind Regards, George Cohen

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19 November 2014|
Response from GeorgeCohen | Property representative |
Dear Kelly, Thank you for your enquiry. I'm afraid that given this is a very secluded location in the middle of the Waterberg region, public transport is not an option for any guest travelling to Zulu Camp. There is a self... More
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"Chalet 2 offers close proximity to the dining area and pool"
2 Nov 2016
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"Bungalow 2 is the PRIME one to get on the water!"
21 Sep 2016
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"Any room, rooms 2 and 3 are closer to the public areas, better for people who don't want to walk too..."
2 Jan 2015
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"all the rooms seemed perfect"
22 Nov 2013
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