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Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp is located within the private Thornybush Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

Overlooking dense bush, this charming camp (Chapungu is the Shona name for the Bateleur Eagle, the majestic bird that quarters the skies above this tented camp) is nestled deep in the bushveld of Thornybush. 

Enjoy the elegance and style of a bygone era combined with all the trappings and convenience of modernity.  Tranquil and intimate, the 8 en-suite air conditioned tents (built on wooden platforms) are washed with afternoon sunlight and colour, and offer outstanding bushveld views from their private decks, each with an outdoor bath.  Situated a few minutes drive from Thornybush Game Lodge, where extensive Spa Treatments are available to all Chapungu Tented Bush Camp guests. 

Socialise beside blazing fires in the lounge and enjoy delicious meals in the boma, or lapa. Between game drives or bush walks soak in the rock pool, or relax on the viewing deck, absorbing the sounds of the wilderness.



Eight Well appointed tents all with ensuite facilities

Open Season

Open all year

Safari Experience

Excellent guided day and night game drives

Bush walks to spot the smaller things

Wildlife & Birdlife

This is a Big 5 location where lion, leopard, cape buffalo, elephant and rhino roam, as well as a great variety of other predators and herbivores – such as cheetah, spotted hyena, wild dog, giraffe, zebra, antelopes and hippos.