Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Kruger National Park
Chacma Bush Camp, enviably located deep within the heart of the lesser-known Maseke Balule Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger, offers the perfect big five safari experience in 8000 hectares of undulating landscapes dotted with rocky outcrops. This family-friendly camp sleeps a total of 10 people, and thus offers an authentic and intimate safari experience close to the Olifants River. Deep caves on the traverse with flecks of mica make for a unique geology and game drives traverse over these diverse landscapes.
The camp’s perimeter is hugged by Mopane woodlands which are a major drawcard for a wealth of wildlife. Elephants, bushbuck, kudu and plains game are commonly spotted in these woodlands, and can be viewed from the comfort of the deck area surrounding the sparkling swimming pool. There’s a natural waterlogged area in front of camp which provides wildlife with the much needed replenishment needed during the heat of the day.
There are 3 chalets at Chacma Bush Camp, constructed from a mix of stone and natural boulders. Each of the rooms is similar in its decor, amenities and finishings but differs slightly in its layout and views. All rooms have air-con, plenty of cupboard space and en-suite bathroom with shower.
In total, the camp can sleep a maximum of 10 people. Klipspringer sleeps a family of 6 people and has an outdoor shower, Steenberg chalet sleeps 3 people and is next to the main area with a direct view of the waterhole, and the Grysbok chalet has two separate rooms sleeping 2 adults and 2 children.
High-thread count linen and the highest quality mattresses are kitted throughout. Expect a maximum level of comfort while being surrounded by wild, rugged surrounds.
The Klipspringer chalet is the largest chalet and has an outdoor shower with en suite toilet. It sleeps 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children. The bed configuration comprises a King size bed/converter, sleeper couch and 2 stretcher beds. This room is the first room you will see upon entering the property. The open plan chalet is ideal for family and has a view of the swimming pool, the wilderness and main lodge area in front.
The Grysbok chalet is adjacent to Klipspringer. These room has two separate bedrooms with a large indoor shower and en suite bathroom. The main bedroom is perfect for 2 adults, and the smaller bedroom has bunk beds ideal for 2 children. The view is of the wilderness, pool and main area.
The Steenberg chalet has an expansive bathroom, main bedroom flowing through to a patio and a small enclave housing another bedroom. This chalet can sleep 3 people and has exquisite direct views of the waterhole. It adjoins the main area and is not a freestanding chalet like Klipspringer and Grysbok.
Game drives take place in the 8000ha reserve comprising of mopane woodlands, the Olifants River and rocky terrain. Game drives will take place in the morning and evening, and rangers will stop for morning coffee breaks and evening sundowners.
The waterhole at Chacma Bush Camp sits just below the patio and pool deck area. It’s a major drawcard for a ton of wildlife, and you can watch elephants, buffalo, birds and other wildlife from around the pool area. Wildlife at the waterhole isn’t guaranteed, but there are often consistent sightings of big game arriving at the water’s edge for a drink!