Escape the everyday bustle and surround yourself with absolute peace and tranquillity. In this article we take a look at some lovely glamping and camping spots near Johannesburg
Shangrila-Innibos- Hartbeespoort, From R480 per unit
Shangrila Innibos is surrounded by the majesty of the Magaliesberg Mountain range opposite the world famous Elephant Sanctuary and within walking distance to the Monkey Sanctuary. Hartbeespoort Dam is very popular for weekend getaways or day trips.
Aeroden Lodge- Brits, From R375 per unit
Aeroden Lodge is situated next to the Magaliesberg Mountains with a private grass airstrip suitable for any light aircrafts. One can enjoy a sundowner on our unique sundeck overlooking the runway, while aircrafts are taking off into the sunset.
Accommodation consists of Bed & Breakfast, Self-catering units and camping/caravan facilities, each with own ablutions.
Thorn Tree Bush Camp - Dinokeng Game Reserve , From R450 per unit
Thorn Tree Bush Camp is located inside the borders of Dinokeng Game Reserve (DGR) in Gauteng, City of Tswhane, Hammanskraal.
It is for the true nature lover where you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature, where the stars are brighter, where lion roars, jackal bark, bush babies cry, owl’s screeches and the insects and frogs sing and much more are often heard at night.
Tipis Africa Guest Lodge- Nelspruit, From R400 per person
A unique Native American experience, just 3km outside Nelspruit. Boasting great views that overlook the Long Tom Mountains in South Africa's Lowveld Region. The lodge has a rustic ranch atmosphere with a great ambience taking you back to the American Old West. Absolutely great for outdoor people. The family will love it.
Black Leopard Camp- Lydenburg, From R750 per person
Luxurious well-appointed ensuite 'tents' with all the comfort and services you have come to expect, lodge sleeps a max of 23 singles or 10 couples.
Enjoy our famous outdoor bush bathroom including Victorian ball and claw bath, private veranda/deck overlooking the river or mountain. Safe and cosy, ideal for romantic or family getaway.
Amafu Forest Lodge- Hoekwil , From R850 per person
Amafu Forest Lodge offers a unique blend of luxury, nature and tranquillity, situated on the foothills of the Northern Drakensberg Mountains and nestled in the Blyde River Canyon. From the large double storeyed 8 sleeper to the uniquely designed honeymoon chalet and luxury tents, large families, groups of friends or honeymooning couples can all be accommodated.
Pilanesberg Tented Safari Camp- Pilanesberg National Park, From R1595 per person
Owner- run Pilanesberg Tented Safari Camp offers safari tents for those looking to get closer to nature in an affordable way. Local safari guides Wynand and Carolyn will host your unforgettable bush experience where animals such as warthogs and banded mongooses often come to visit the camp.
The camp is made up of 5 safari tents; each equipped with comfortable beds, luxurious linen, camp chairs, electricity, carpeted flooring and large windows with mosquito nets.