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Sabi Sand » Lodges » Kirkman's Camp

Kirkman's Camp, with its spectacular views of the unspoiled wilderness and of the Sand River, is regarded as one of the best-loved lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve. Kirkman's is a well known historic camp, originally built in the early 1920's, and celebrates the atmosphere of an early South African lowveld homestead, with a colonial style and gracious ambience.

Kirkman's Camp is set in undoubtedly the most prestigious game park in South Africa, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is renowned for having the best Big Five game viewing in the country, if not the world. Located on the southwestern corner of the Kruger National Park, there are no restricting fences, thus enabling the animals to roam freely just as nature intended. The 65 000 hectare Reserve offers a spectacular African safari experience.

Kirkman's Camp expert rangers and trackers are rightfully regarded as among the best in Africa, with their heartfelt enthusiasm and excellent knowledge of the African bush and wildlife.

The colonial atmosphere of gracious style and luxury has been retained, and guests at Kirkman's Camp step back in time upon entering the original homestead, which now houses the Kirkman's sitting, bar and dining areas. Each of the 18 guest cottages at Kirkman's Camp has a private veranda and is furnished in the same charming style, with ensuite bathrooms and air-conditioning.

The large sitting room at Kirkman's Camp, with a 1920's ambience, leads through double French doors onto rolling lawns that provide a velvety contrast to the wild and tumbling bush surrounding the Kirkman's.

Breakfast and lunch are served on shady verandas, and dinners are shared in the dramatic boma or in romantic lantern-lit bush settings.

Activities at Kirkman's Camp include twice daily game drives and interpretive bush walks.


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