Designed as a ‘weekend in the bush’ the Letaba 4×4 trail runs out of Phalaborwa, and through the Limpopo provincial reserve Letaba Ranch, a sector of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. This is an ideal opportunity to combine off-road 4×4 travelling, outdoor camping and game viewing.
Depart from Phalaborwa at 12h00 on Fridays. We follow the main road and 20km further enter the Limpopo provincial reserve Letaba Ranch, a section of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (there is no fence between Kruger National Park and Letaba Ranch)
Experience “Africa” as we slowly grind along the off-road 4×4 tracks through this virgin bush travelling in a northerly direction. The route takes us past various water holes in order to maximise our game viewing opportunities, and on to our overnight campsite on the banks of the Baderoukwe River. Because there are no amenities at the camp sites, you will have the opportunity to use the full range of your outdoor camping equipment.
Depart after breakfast and follow the tracks to the confluence of the Great Letaba and Little Letaba Rivers where we will stop for lunch.
The route will now take us up river to our camp site which is situated on the banks of the Great Letaba River.
Who knows which of the “sounds of the wild” will accompany you to sleep? Will it be the laugh of hyena, trumpeting of elephant or the whistle of the tiny Scops owl?
Follow the tracks in a southerly direction to the Baderoukwe Dam and from where we will make our way to the gate. Exit the Letaba Ranch sector and drive back to Phalaborwa, to arrive in town at noon on Sunday.
Professional 4×4 guide with lead vehicle
Concession fees – Letaba Ranch
Two-way radio communication between vehicles
Items of a personal nature e.g. curios, gratuities, etc.
Personal insurance: medical, baggage, cancellation, etc.