They are located in the beautiful malaria-free Amakhala Big Five Game Reserve.
Set in a hidden valley just 45 minutes from Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) and flanked by sub-tropical thicket-covered hillsides, the camp provides guests with an unforgettable safari experience. Experience the lovely simplicity of a bygone era with a focus on personalised service and 5-star wildlife viewing.
This vintage 1920's style expedition campsite is inspired by the golden age of discovery when adventure awaited around every turn. The clean white 1900's style safari tents are outfitted with military campaign-style furnishings, the choice of pioneers, hunters, and explorers of the day. Their modest 6-bed tented camp allows you to experience "Africa under canvas." Relax in the central thatched boma area, where traditional dishes are prepared on an open fire in front of you and dinner is served under a blanket of stars and nature provides the music. Every attempt has been made to maintain the expedition style, with concessions limited to rustic en suite bathrooms fitted with modern comforts.
The comfy Settler tents will ensure that you have a truly authentic wilderness experience. You might be lucky enough to sight an elusive bushbuck or hear the cry of an African fish eagle while relaxing on your own private terrace. One of the joys of your stay will undoubtedly be drifting off to sleep to the sounds of nature; you may almost expect to hear jackals calling, the exquisite voice of the Fiery-necked Nightjar (bird), perhaps the urgent shriek of a barn owl, or if you are lucky, the deep low menacing calls from the lions.
A self-drive to Quartermain’s 1920's Safari Camp (private transfer can be arranged at an additional rate from Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport). Check-in time is between 13:00 and 14:00. Take some time to settle in before departing on your afternoon game drive. The game drive aims to depart at approximately 15:00 with arrival back at camp around 19:00. Beverages and snacks are offered during the game giving you a "sundowner" experience on the reserve. Returning to the camp after some freshening up, we gather around the campfire looking forward to enjoying a traditionally prepared South African dinner, as with all meals your hosts can cater to any specific dietary requirements with pre-arrangement. Retire to your tent for the evening, where a pre-selected bar (and in-tent mini bar) is available for your enjoyment.
Ready and dressed for a new day’s adventure you’ll meet in the boma at 6:30 for a hot beverage and rusks before leaving for your morning game drive, which will depart at approximately 6:45 (subject to the time of sunrise). The morning game drive will return to camp just after 10:00 when you will then sit down to a scrumptious breakfast. After breakfast, you are free to relax and enjoy your camp. Lunch is served at approximately 14.30. After lunch, depart on your evening game drive with a sundowners stop. Returning to the camp after some freshening up, we gather around the campfire looking forward to enjoying a traditionally prepared South African dinner, as with all meals your hosts can cater to any specific dietary requirements with pre-arrangement. Retire to your tent for the evening, where a pre-selected bar (and in-tent mini bar) is available for your enjoyment.
Ready and dressed for your final day’s adventure you’ll meet in the boma at 6:30 for a hot beverage and rusks before leaving for your morning game drive, which will depart at approximately 6:45 (subject to the time of sunrise). The morning game drive will return to camp just after 10:00 when you will then sit down to a delicious breakfast. Check-out is at 11:30. A self-drive to Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport. (a private transfer back at an additional rate may be pre-arranged)
*Please note that any game drive can be swapped for a ‘Wilderness Walk’ on the main game reserve with an accredited professional trail guide at no extra cost. This does need to be booked in advance before the guests stay and is subject to availability. For over-16s only. The fitness level for this walk is average.
Rates Per Person
|Start dates||Solo||2+ people|
|April 18, 2022 - September 30, 2022||n/a||R 7,300|
|October 1, 2022 – April 10, 2023||n/a||R 8,720|
Rates are in ZAR
Includes a conservation levy of R 140 per person per night
30% single supplement applies for single occupancy of a tent.
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