Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
This luxury safari lodge is set in delightful gardens overlooking the Sand River and the bushveld on the beautifully restored 1920’s homestead of conservationist Harry Kirkman. It is located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which borders South Africa’s world-famous Kruger National Park. &Beyond Kirkman’s Kamp combines colonial charm with modern comforts and it has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
Offering impeccable service, warm hospitality and excellent facilities including an elegant main area with lounge and bar, a boma and an inviting pool, Kirkman’s Kamp will appeal to couples and families seeking an historic and peaceful hideaway in an enchanting setting.
It provides 18 spacious and elegant suites designed with comfort in mind. Each one is decorated in a classic colonial style evoking the spirit of a bygone era and features a fireplace for cooler nights and a verandah overlooking the bushveld.
There are plenty of unique experiences on offer from exhilarating day and night game drives to spot the Big Five to tracking animals on foot. Or, simply relax by the pool and enjoy the stunning views.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Ngala Private Game Reserve into a greater South Africa and African holiday. Take a look at Ultimate Southern Africa as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
&Beyond Kirkman’s Kamp Information
- Location and getting there:
The camp is located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve adjoining the Kruger National Park in South Africa. It is best accessed through Skukuza Airport, which is a 50-minute flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo, followed by a 35-minute road transfer.
It accommodates up to 36 guests in 18 elegantly appointed suites, each decorated in classic colonial style with an old-fashioned bedstead and mementos of a bygone era. Bathrooms come with claw-foot tubs. Triple rooms are available for families.
Main area with bar, sitting room and dining area
The area is renowned for its abundance of wildlife as well as leopard sightings and activities include day and night game drives, walking safaris, bird watching and bush dinners. There is a pool and spa treatments can be arranged.
Kirkman’s Kamp is ideal for families. There are plenty of activities for children to enjoy with the &Beyond WILDChild programme and 6 to 12 year old are permitted on game drives at the lodge manager’s discretion. Child-minding is available.