SAFARI CAMPS, LODGES, CULTURAL CAMPS & 4X4 TRAILS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
Working in Southern Africa’s Transfrontier Peace Parks and adjacent areas, we are passionate about the development of a viable and sustainable tourism industry that balances the needs of the local community with those of nature.
TFPD was established to provide a service of operating Community-owned hospitality facilities in Transfrontier Parks and adjacent Conservation Areas, and partnership is what characterises the relationship between TFPD and the owning communities at our various destinations.
!Xaus Lodge provides accommodation in the heart of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park for eco-tourists and visitors to the Kalahari. The lodge has 12 individual chalets, each with its own deck overlooking a vast saltpan and waterhole fed with fresh water. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, at over 3,5 million hectares is almost twice the size of the Kruger National Park and home to the famous black-maned lion.
At 2200m, Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge is the highest Lodge in the Northern Drakensberg. Situated for access to Sentinel Peak and the escarpment, this is an ideal place for backpackers, hikers and climbers who want to explore the Maloti Drakensberg. It is also home to the endangered Bearded Vulture and extraordinary mountain flora.
Awelani Lodge is situated near Pafuri Gate at the northern section of Kruger National Park. The Lodge offers self-catering chalets as well as camping sites and an on-site restaurant and pub. Situated in a 1700 hectare conservancy, Awelani provides visitors an outstanding opportunity to walk or mountain bike through a wooded conservancy with a remarkable arrange of trees.
Parque Nacional do Limpopo, adjacent to Kruger National Park
Machampane Wilderness Camp is situated on the side of the secluded Machampane River, an unfenced Big 5 territory in Parque Nacional do Limpopo, adjacent to Kruger National Park. Wildlife and birds abound in the camp area where wilderness walks are the primary attraction for guests.
Situated on the banks of the Great Letaba River, Mtomeni Safari Camp offers an incredible Big 5 experience in the unfenced Letaba Ranch section of the Greater Kruger National Park. The reserve is well known for its large herds of elephant, giraffe sightings, and is a hotspot for the elusive African Wild Dog.
High above the Mutale River, the view from Mutale Falls allows you to see so far that ‘you can see tomorrow’. The wild and beautiful Makuya Reserve section of the Greater Kruger National Park provides a rugged safari experience and incredible views.
Nthubu Safari Camp affords visitors an extraordinary experience hiking and mountain biking in a game reserve with no dangerous animals. The wildlife, birds, sandstone cliffs, and ancient bushman paintings at Nthubu Safari Camp provide the complete outdoor experiences for travellers.
Situated in the southern foothills of the Blouberg Mountains, Blouberg Cultural Camp provides a starting point for rock climbers and foothill hikes for visitors wanting to explore the yellow-wood forest. The camp is also popular with birders because it provides access to the nearby Blouberg Reserve with its famous Cape Vulture colonies.
Nestled at the foot of the Luaname Mountains, Fundudzi Cultural Camp is in the heart of traditional Venda territory. This is an ideal place from which to explore a region famed for its sacred places and exciting outdoor activities, including bike riding, 4×4 trails and birding.
Modjadji Cultural Camp provides travellers a fascinating mixture of cultural interaction, and natural wonders. Situated in a forest of ancient cycads, the camp’s community owners are members of the Lobedu community who are subjects of the Modjadji Royal Family – Southern Africa’s only matriarchal royal dynasty.