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Makuleke Concession
Kruger National Park
South Africa

Explore the untamed wilderness of Kruger National Park’s Makuleke Concession with EcoTraining.

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Experience Makuleke Concession with EcoTraining

This area is certainly the wildest and most remote part of the Kruger National Park and offers varied vegetation, great wildlife viewing and the best birding in all of the park. It is filled with the folklore of early explorers and ancient civilisations.

The scenery ranges from the beautiful, quietly flowing Luvuvhu River, shaded by nyala trees and fever tree forests, and teeming with hippos and crocodiles, to the awesome Lanner Gorge, palm-fringed wetlands and rocky outcrops with thousand-year-old baobab trees.

Adventure among the wildlife and exquisite vista.

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Where is the Makuleke Concession located?

Situated between the Limpopo and the Luvuvhu Rivers in the northern section of the Kruger National Park is the Pafuri region, an area spanning 24,000 hectares (59,305 acres). Within the Pafuri area is the Makuleke Concession, the ancestral home of the Makuleke people and the most diverse and scenically attractive area in the Kruger National Park.

S 22 21.464
E 031 10.293

The summer weather at this camp averages a maximum temperature of 40°C between October and March.

In winter, the minimum temperature averages 9°C between April and September.

Activities at the Makuleke Concession

All the wildlife that one would expect to see in a great national park such as Kruger can potentially be encountered on the concession.

Wildlife Sightings

This part of Kruger is known to be one of the best birding areas in the park and is home to rarely seen species such as the Pel’s fishing owl, three-banded course and grey-headed parrot. Along with lions, leopards, elephants, and rhinos, this national park is home to zebra, kudu and impala. You’ll be fortunate to see African buffalo, Nyala antelope, eland, and the adorable bush pig.

Conservation projects

Conservation projects involve road maintenance and clearing vegetation for better visibility. Participants also pick up litter and remove intruder plants to preserve the environment’s natural balance.

Daily walks & drives

A highlight of your stay will be the daily game walks and game drives that we offer. Led by experienced guides, you will have the chance to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the African bush up close. With each step, you’ll be amazed by the incredible diversity of wildlife that surrounds you.

Additional activities

Our camp also offers other activities such as taking part in bush fitness and fully immersive nature experiences in our unfenced camps. With no barriers between you and nature, you’ll feel like you’re truly part of the African wilderness.

Staying at the camp

Rooms

Thatched, tented rooms, placed on wooden decks in the shade of large nyala trees.

Beds

Single beds in comfortable shared rooms with their own verandas. We provide bedding.

Ablutions

En-suite bathrooms with a shower and washbasin, hot running water and a flush toilet.

Mosquitoes

We have mosquito nets in camp.

What to bring

Provided bedding (a duvet and a pillow) for the learners.

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