Amangwane Camp is uniquely located in the northeast corner of South Africa with direct access to the pristine beaches and lakes of the Kosi Bay area. The iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site, manages and protects the fauna & flora of this large undisturbed coastal and marine reserve.
The 332 000 hectare iSimangaliso Wetland Park contains three major lake systems, eight interlinking ecosystems, 700 year old fishing traditions, most of South Africa’s remaining swamp forests, Africa’s largest estuarine system, 526 bird species and 25 000 year-old vegetated coastal dunes – among the highest in the world. The name iSimangaliso means miracle and wonder, which aptly describes this unique place and we look forward to hosting you and giving you a glimpse of this coastal wonderland.
Maputaland At It’s Very Best
All accommodation is self-catering…
Amangwane accommodation consists of 10 permanent tents with en-suite shower, toilet and hand basin. All the tents are the same consisting of 2 single beds with a bedside table, mosquito nets, plug-point (no hairdryers or kettles please) and all bedding and bath towels supplied.
Families requiring young children to sleep in their tents can request this however will need to bring their own bed/stretcher and bedding.
Guests are welcome to make use of the communal lapa & kitchen area for cooking and socialising. We usually have a social pit fire burning each evening and we do offer limited fridge and freezer space as well as a simple daily housekeeping service. Parking is also available within the camp area. Due to our remoteness and facilities we cannot offer a laundry service.
Days are spent exploring the lake system, experiencing the old tradition of the fish traps, snorkeling in the estuary, kayaking, turtle tracking in season, walking through magnificent fern forests and seeing the rare Palm Nut Vultures, boat cruises on the lakes viewing Hippos, Crocs and the magnificent birdlife.
Game Reserves abound in Kwa Zulu Natal and we are within easy reach of Tembe Elephant Park and Ndumo Game Reserve. Both of these parks are managed by Ezemvelo and offer authentic African wildlife experiences. En-route to and from Amangwane are other well-known game reserves such as Hluhluwe/Imfolozi and Mkuze as well as numerous private reserves.