Where to Stay - South Africa

From R1500 Per Night

Black Leopard Camp
Lydenburg Accommodation

Self Catering Accommodation in Mashishing

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Black Leopard Camp, an affordable luxury Tented Camp, is situated in the Malaria free Thaba Tholo Wilderness Reserve, outside Lydenburg. It is just off the scenic Panorama Route, only a few hours drive from Gauteng, and on route to the Kruger Park. In addition to a wide variety of animals, not to mention the fantastic birdlife, it is also steeped in history. Ruins and artefacts abound ! 

Black Leopard Camp is nestled in a secluded valley with the gentle murmur of a bubbling stream and majestic 500 meter high cliffs rising above the camp which will surely leave you awestruck! The camp has been designed to capture the look and feel of centuries past whilst still offering the ultimate `Bush Luxury`. The canvas ensures that one remains close to nature while still enjoying the luxuries you`ve come to expect. 
Each tented suite contains our famous `bush bathrooms` which allow you to soak in the memories of a fantastic day with the cliffs and the sky as your roof. In addition to the `bush bathrooms` each tented suite has an en suite bathroom. The Black Leopard Camp experience differs from the traditional`eat-sleep-game drive`lodge, and offers instead an `immersion in the bush`. After our bush immersion our guests leave knowledgeable in the ways of the wild, thanks to our `fireside learning`discussions as well as: Amazing photographic opportunities... 
Explore yesteryear Challenging or comfortable bush walks Game Drives Birding And much more..

Our Tented Accommodation 

Tent Double / Twin Tent 
Rustic luxury tent with en-suite bathroom as well as outside 'bush' bathroom. (Sleeps 2) 
Family Unit Tent 1 Family unit that sleeps 5 max. 
Comprises two spacious tents, close alongside each other on a deck above ground. Both of the tents have en-suite bathrooms. Tent 1 sleeps 2 people in a king-size bed. Tent 2 sleeps 3 people in single beds or a king-size bed plus a single bed.

Game Drives 

With such a large number of game and bird species found in this Wilderness, you will be able to spend many hours traversing the scenic mountain tracks in search of Leopard, Narina Trogan, Mountain Reedbuck, Black Eagle, Oryx (Gemsbok) and of course our giant Kudu Bulls ! Your professional, experienced guide will skilfully lead you from the protea veld on top of a mountain to the lush vegetation of the lowveld in the matter of hours, all the while teaching you new and fascinating facts about the African Bush! 
Bush Walks 
On a beautiful morning and dependent on energy levels you can opt for a bush walk in this wondrous wilderness, learning about the tracks you may see � possibly tracking last nights Leopard movements! Along the way you could have the opportunity to check on the �motion sensitive� camera traps on the reserve, and hopefully be the one to get a picture of the elusive Legendary Black Leopard! 
Archeological Exploration
The Reserve boasts an amazingly high concentration of ruins, from early pioneer (Voortrekker) to ancient indigenous tribes. Why not explore the fascinating rock etchings or search for early artifacts with our metal detector. The farm has aptly named a large pioneer settlement �The Museum� and many wonderful artifacts are found there daily from porcelain to tools and more. 
Even with the naked eye the stars over Black Leopard Camp at night are truly breathtaking and anyone with a passion for the celestial will spend many hours marveling at the clarity of the stars being viewed overhead! During your stay with us, spend a night SLEEPING OUT UNDER THE STARS - for a genuine bush immersion experience in our tails camp �Buffalo Thorn Camp� � roughing it and loving it ! and then return in the morning to the luxury of your tent at main camp Black Leopard. 

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Just off the R37 Burgersfort & Polokwane road, outside Lydenburg / Mashishing, Mpumalanga.

GPS: -24.968438, 30.379079 Map

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