Loapi Tented Camp is a luxurious safari camp located in the Marakele National Park, itself situated in the Waterberg Mountains in Limpopo province; renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife.

Guest have a unique and immersive safari experience, combining the comforts of modern amenities with the thrill of being in the wilderness. The camp consists of six elegant, spacious tented ‘homes’ that blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings.

Guests can enjoy a variety of experiences, including guided game drives, bush walks, and bird watching excursions, led by experienced rangers and guides. The park is home to a wide array of wildlife, including the Big Five, as well as numerous species of antelope, giraffe, zebra, and more.


Loapi offers four one-bedroom homes and two two-bedroom homes, each covering over 300 square meters (approximately 3200 square feet) and over 400 square meters (about 4600 square feet) respectively, catering to those seeking utmost seclusion during their safari experience. Ensuring complete privacy and tranquility, the six homes are spaced at least 50 meters (165 feet) apart.


Designed with sustainability and environmental sensitivity in mind, the tents seamlessly integrate into the natural contours of the valley. Each is equipped with comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, and private decks offering panoramic views of the bush. A dedicated house manager provides personalized service, while all meals are expertly prepared by a private chef.


Plunge Pool

Full Bar

Private Chef & Butler

In-Room Spa Treatments

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Tswalu’s striking landscapes, including the dramatic Korannaberg Mountains, arid savannah, and distinctive red dunes, offer abundant opportunities for experiencing iconic wildlife and landscapes year-round. With exclusive access to a private vehicle, drives have no set time limit, and guests can opt to extend their outings as desired, taking into account weather conditions and the time of year.


Meerkats Experience

Witness the meerkats up close, observing their activities such as popping in and out of burrows, standing sentry, grooming and playing.


Horseback Riding

Explore Tswalu on horseback for enchanting rides along game paths, pausing to observe water hole activity.


Ancient Rock Engravings

Explore multiple sites near Tswalu featuring ancient rock engravings intricately linked to water sources.


Photography Trips

Tswalu’s dramatic Korannaberg Mountains, arid savannah, and iconic red dunes create a prime destination for wildlife and landscape photography year-round.


Seasons and FAQ’s


There is no single ‘best time’ to visit Tswalu, as each of the four Kalahari seasons presents unique wildlife viewing opportunities and dramatic changes to the landscapes, influenced by the presence or absence of water. As a result, pricing remains consistent throughout the year.

Starting from $2 500 pp/pn

Tswalu Wildlife

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