Booking for accommodation opens on the 1st of Dec 2016


  • Due to the distances between rest camps in the Kruger National Park and restrictions on travel outside the camp after dark, all accommodation for the conference has been reserved at Skukuza.


Gate hours:

Entrance gate open 05:30
Camp gate open 04:30
All gates close 18:30


  • Accommodation bookings for the conference have to be made through Jackey Deacon ( Do not use any other website or agent.


Accommodation at Skukuza caters to a variety of guest requirements. Choose anything from luxury, river-view bungalows, self-catering bungalows to safari tents and campsites.

Bungalows – 178 x round–walled, single-room African style units with thatched roofs, 2 or 3 beds per unit, equipped with en-suite ablutions (most with showers, but some with baths). Some units have air-conditioning, some have fans. Kitchenettes vary: some have hotplates and sinks; some have only sinks, while some have neither. Cutlery and crockery can be provided and hired from reception.

Luxury Bungalows (Riverside Bungalows) – 20 x 1 bedroom units, with en-suite bathroom. The units each have a double bed, quality decor, air-conditioning and television offering limited DSTV (Digital Satellite Television) channels. You have a choice of luxury units with a riverside view and kitchen, or semi-lux units without a river view and with communal kitchen. Bungalows along the river frontage have a more modern design with glass sliding doors.

Family Cottage – This unit forms part of the Waterkant Guest House complex and is known as Waterkant 2. It offers a well-equipped kitchen, 4 bedrooms, (2 single beds in each room), a living room, one bathroom and a river view.

Guest Cottages – 15 x 4 or 6-bed units with well-equipped kitchens, multiple bedrooms and usually more than one bathroom. Some have 2 double beds so visitors should confirm bed numbers and interior contents when booking.

Guest Houses – These are large luxury units in prime positions, all with river view. There are well-equipped kitchens (with microwave ovens), multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Limited channel DSTV televisions are provided.

  • Moni: Sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
  • Nyathi: Sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
  • Waterkant 1: Sleeps 8 with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
  • Struben Historical Family Cottage: Sleeps 6, with 3 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)

Safari Tents – 12 x 2-bed and 8 x 4-bed permanent furnished canvas tents on stilts, including a fridge, standing fan inside tent and small veranda. Communal ablutions and communal kitchens available.

Campsites – 80 x tent or caravan sites, with power point. Communal ablutions and cooking facilities. (24-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities) Maximum of 6 persons per site.