About Ximongwe River Camp
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About Ximongwe River Camp
Nestled on the banks of the mighty Olifants River you will find a piece of heaven at Ximongwe River Camp. Situated in the Balule, Parsons Nature reserve and part of the greater Kruger National Park you will have the opportunity of the big 5 on your doorstep.
Hippo Cottage comprises of five bedrooms; double rooms, two bathrooms with shower and bath. A spacious kitchen fully equipped with gas/electric combination stove, fridge/freezer, and deep freeze. The large communal area consists of a dining room and lounge. Linen, towels and swimming pool towels are supplied. The unit is serviced daily.
Crocodile Cottage comprises of two bedrooms; double rooms, two bathrooms, one with shower and bath the other with shower only. A fully equipped kitchen with gas stove, microwave oven, and fridge/freezer combination. A comfortably furnished lounge area with an enchanting bar which opens to a balcony overlooking the Olifants River. Linen, towels and swimming pool towels are supplied. The unit is serviced daily.
Hearty meals will be served twice a day in the dining area, or on the deck, where you will experience good old-fashioned home cooking. Any special dietary requirements should be arranged beforehand.
We offer early morning or late afternoon informative game drives with an experienced field guide or for the more energetic we offer professionally guided bush and bird walks
Safety is of the utmost importance, which is why all excursions must be accompanied by our experienced field guide. We also offer accompanied day trips into the Kruger Park.
The large viewing deck, overlooking the Olifants River offers a variety of sightings daily from the Fish Eagle catching its daily food to the gentle giants of the bush grazing quietly on the banks of the river.
Welcome, relief from the summer heat can be enjoyed in the splash pool while gripping sounds can be heard around the boma at night when the African Wood Owl and the Pel’s Fishing Owl are calling their mates.
Important Notice: When booking Hippo Cottage, the use of the cottage will be exclusively for you and your group during your stay.
- Airport Shuttle
- Laundry Facilities*
- Swimming Pool
- Credit Card Facilities
- Room Service
- Parking on Premises
- AA Highly Recommended
Safari: We offer daily Game Drives and Walks in the reserve as well as various excursions like one day Kruger Park Safari, The Panorama Route, Moholoholo, Elephant Safaris, Balloon Safaris, Walk with Lions and many more.
Spa: The Spa facility is a 10 min drive from the camp or for large groups this can be done at the camp. We offer back and neck, hot stone, full body and many more.
Wedding Venues: Small weddings can be catered for up to 20 people.
Family friendly: We are the only lodge in Parsons catering for children under the age of 12. It offers large gardens with grass for various activities like cycling and other games for children.
When booking Hippo Cottage, the use of the cottage will be exclusively for you and your group during your stay.
Hearty meals will be served twice a day in the dining area, or on the deck, where you will experience good old-fashioned home cooking.
Any special dietary requirements should be arranged beforehand.
Guests need to sign an indemnity form as it is a big five area. Game Drives are ZAR250 per person.
Please know that our gate only opens on the date of arrival at 14.00 No early arrivals can be accommodated.
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling