The Outpost

The Outpost is located in the remote Northern Kruger National Park, built on a hill overlooking the Luvuvhu River Valley.

Where the Outpost is located,this is with no doubt the  most secluded wilderness experience  and most remote area of the Kruger National Park

The Outpost lies in the Makuleke Contractual Park,which is a large,secluded and remote wilderness area.

The Big 5 Park is about 26 500 hectares and is renowned for its  wildlife.This area  is most probably the most diverse and scenically diverse and attractive area in all of Kruger National Park.

 

South Africa  Safari Location: Northern Kruger National Park

Best time to visit:All year round,

Approximate Per Night Rate:From ZAR 4,500.00per person per night

Trip Activities: Game Drives, Bush walks, Birding,

Can this trip be modified:Yes

All Inclusive Lodge with 2 x Game Drives, Bush walks,All meals, snacks, and most drinks.

The Outpost lodge has been constructed in a manner that combines the uses of  steel, concrete and open space. It is a very modern  design.

The Outpost Lode is a small intimate camp that has only 12 Luxury Suites.They all have stunning views of the  spectacular panoramic views of the river and bush below.

2 x daily game drives in an open jeep and walking safaris can be experienced in this secluded, remote and wild area of the Kruger National Park.

This truly is one of a  few really wild wilderness areas left in South Africa, The area contains  vegetation that is very  different to anything else within Kruger National Park.

The large ancient trees in this area are often almost 50% taller than most baobabs, and, scenically, the area is diverse: with stunning mountains, shady, deep gorges, forests of yellow-tinged fever trees, monolith baobabs, mopane woodland, and open savannah grassland.

The scenery ranges from Levuvhu River full with hippos and crocodiles, that is shaded by Nyala trees and fever tree forests, to the  Lanner Gorge,which is a  palm-fringed wetlands, with rocky outcrops that has thousand-year-old baobab trees.

A totally unique area to experience a South Africa Safari.

The area where the Outpost is located,is a popular winter grazing ground for the migratory elephant that come from Mozambique, Zimbabwe and elsewhere in the Kruger National Park. Leopards are at home in the thick bush,where they preyon the nyala and impala .that feed close to the river.

The rivers in the area ie the  Limpopo and Luvuvhu rivers at Crooks’ Corner,contains a large population of hippos and crocodiles.

The birding in the whole area is  very good, with specialties being the Pel’s fishing-owl, black-throated wattle-eyed, orange-winged pytilia, African crowned eagle and racket-tailed roller.

The Luxury Suites rooms of the Outpost are  unique in that  3 walls have been removed. They have been replaced with floor to ceiling electric blinds, that allow for a 180 degree views of the stunningly beautiful Luvuvhu River Valley.

 

The open feel of the Outposts Luxury suites,creates a comfortable lounge.They each have an and an award-winning bathroom that contains a stone bath and open shower. The  views can extend as far as into Mozambique.

The outdoor terrace had a  daybed with panoramic views of the Africa bush



EXCLUSIVE HONEYMOON SUITE

The Honeymoon Suite, rests high above the camp offering uninterrupted 270° views as far as the eye can see. The intoxicating beauty and freedom of the vast wilderness flows into the Suite where you feel at one with nature even whilst sleeping in your comfy king-size bed.

 

Almost 80% of the Kruger National Park’s diversity found here.

Rocks dating back 250 million years.

Over 350 bird species identified.

Traces of early humankind.

Baobabs carbon dating back 1400 years.

Listed Ramsar Wetland Site.

26 500 ha Park with only 2 Lodges with traversing rights.

CROOKS CORNER

Crook’s Corner, gained its name in the 19th century as the region that was seen as a haven for criminals and poachers who would use the proximity of three countries at the confluence of the Limpopo and Luvuvhu rivers to escape police by fleeing out of their jurisdiction into an adjoining country.

 

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