Minimum stay is 2 nights over normal weekends, and 3 or 4 nights over long weekends
Arrival from 15:00, departure before 10:00 No day visitors No loud noise allowed
Serviced during the week on request, no service over weekends except on special request
Your tented safari experience starts here!
Select from our variety of accommodation and camping options, ranging from our 2-man tent camps through to our 8-man tent camp, for hassle free camping (short to long stays). Or pick one of our bush or off-grid wilderness campsites/stands if you rather prefer your own equipment.
Each tent camp has its own charm, a kitchenette, and own braai, not to mention a cosy firepit for those crackling fire side camping stories.
Now that you have selected your accommodation, consider either our self-catering option or spoil yourself and enjoy a scrumptious meal(s) and/or side dishes prepared by our Doringbos Kombuis on-site chef. In need of a good cup of coffee to welcome and start the new day? Get it all from our Doringbos Kombuis.
Each bush camp name is derived from an indigenous plant/tree/animal and set up to enhance your Bushveld experience – drift off to sleep is a canvas tent listening to the bushvelds amazing night life, these may include frogs, insects, lions, hyena and Africa’s famous animals.
Monkey Thorn Cottage
The Monkey Thorn is well suited for the more seniors, couples, and honeymooners looking for a more traditional accommodation. The cottage comes well equipped with an air conditioner, full bathroom, queen bed and patio kitchenette overlooking
Tented Camp Variety
Luxury Tent Camps – each with en-suite bathroom
Elephant Root Luxury Tent
If you prefer a little bit more luxury in you tent and want a romantic weekend getaway, we have the Elephant Root Luxury Tent (Olifantswortel Luukse Tent) just for you; it accommodates 2 people (a couple) and will be your glamping breakaway
for two. This tent has a queen size bed, en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower, kitchenette (with a single electric plate, microwave & kettle, bar fridge, etc.) and the necessary to cook and braai. More privately situated with view
over the bush
Fever Tree Family Bush Tent Camp
The Fever Tree with its en-suite bathroom is for a young family of 4, suitable for a couple and 2 young children (under 12). This camp is equipped with a double bed and a bunk stretcher, equipped kitchenette, and open air boma to teach
the children how to toast marshmallows or bake a ‘stok brood’ (stick bread) - creating memorable family memories.
Umbrella Thorn Family Tent Camp
The Umbrella Thorn is a large safari tent with an open air en-suite bathroom ideal for a family of 4 or 5. It’s fully equipped with a king size bed (that can be made up as 2 singles), a double bunk bed and stretcher. A private boma and
gazebo kitchen for dining is set up for families to reconnect and enjoy the excitement of a luxury camping experience.
Tented Bush Camps - with Shared Ablutions
2 Man CampsFor the couples
This tent camp is perfect for a couple with its double bed, it is situated next to the fence overlooking the bush.
This tent camp is perfect for a young couple with its ‘double bed’ located on the platform of a converted rooftop tent – you need to climb a ladder to go to bed.
These tent camps are perfect for either a couple or a duo of friends, having 2 single beds which can be moved to form a king-sized bed.
The Black Thorn is the naturally tucked away in a corner. The layout of this tented bush camp makes it ideal for a group of 4, family members or friends. It consists of 2 dome tents each equipped with 2 deluxe stretchers (linen
and bedding included). The fully equipped interlinking kitchenette has a view of the bushveld and serves as a great dining area.
The Scented Pod, located next to the fence overlooking a small water hole, consists of 3 separate tents, each with 2 deluxe stretchers (linen and bedding included), a separate fully equipped gazebo tent serves as a kitchenette & dining
area. The Scented Pod is perfect for a family of 6, or a group of 6 friends, wanting to share a camping adventure.
The Buffalo Thorn is where strangers become friends and friendships last forever. There are 2 dome tents and a connected twin tent, set in a semi-circle each with 2 deluxe stretchers (linen and bedding included), and separate kitchen
dining tent equipped for 8 people. This tent camp is ideal for a small family get together, or a family with 2 children who want to be surrounded by their loving grandparents, a small reunion, or a group of friends to have a camping
STANDS FOR BUSH TRAILERS, CARAVANS OR TENTS
Six concealed Bushveld stands (no lawn) each with its own private ablution (shower, flush toilet and wash basin), electricity, braai, and water in proximity. Each stand is separated by natural bush, shrubs and trees providing some privacy between the bush camps.
There are 3 standard campsites/stands ideal for up to 6 people.
Duiker (L)/Kudu (L)/Red Hartebeest (L)
We also have 3 slightly bigger stands for groups of up to 8 people, or for those with larger caravans/trailers.
Nyala (XL)/Eland (XL)/Tsessebe (XL)
Rates are for 1 caravan/trailer + 1 tent/gazebo and 1 vehicle. Extra will be charged for additional tents/trailers/caravans, visitors, vehicles, and air-conditioners.
Off Grid Wilderness Stands
Limited off-grid wilderness sites are available for the more experienced and adventurous campers. You get to enjoy a truly wild adventure by camping in the unfenced area of the reserve amongst the free roaming big five, where you may encounter not only the night sounds of the bush but also a visit from our nocturnal animals, such as serval, porcupine, black-back jackal, lion, hyena, and others. This is not for the feint hearted.
All wilderness campers must be self-sufficient, with your own water, ablution requirements and solar power. No generators are permitted, and 2 porta-potties are available for rent.
Contact us for more info and to book a wilderness stand for a wild camping experience.
Terms and Conditions
Pensioners are 60 years and older
Mid-week is Monday afternoon to Friday morning
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Specials only valid for direct bookings (via our website)
Excludes school holidays and long weekends
Subject to availability