Wait a Little Main Camp

Karongwe & Greater Makalali Game Reserves

At a Glance

  • Groups with a maximum of seven guests ensure high levels of personalized service

  • Riding safaris with experienced horses allow guests to get up close to big game

  • Enjoy the fantastic sounds of the bush at night from your old style safari tent

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There is no bad time to go on safari in the Kruger National Park. The experience does, however, change from month to month. In the summer months (October to March), it gets very hot. The verdant vistas are all the more spectacular because of the rains, but this means that the foliage is denser, water is more abundant and game is therefore trickier to see. There are lots of beautiful migratory birds during the summer months. While the daytime temperature in the winter months (May to September) is ideal, it does get a little chilly at night and in the early morning.

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Call us on 015541703626 to start planning your holiday to Wait a Little Main Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Greater Kruger


Wait a Little Main Camp is a small intimate camp with only 4 rooms, overlooking the Makuthswe River. It is the perfect intimate camp to begin and end your horse riding adventure riding through the African bush.

Wait a Little Main Camp is host to three tents sat on platforms, plus one smaller rondavel room used for single travelers not wanting to share.

All rooms are comfortable and are equipped with mosquito nets, electricity, as well as hot and cold running water. You will spend your first three nights of your riding safari in these old style safari tents listening to the sounds of the bush.

You will spend your days exploring the reserve in search of some incredible wildlife sightings, watching the sun set with a drink on hand, and perhaps even enjoy a relaxing massage by the on site therapist before continuing your safari for a further five nights.

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Location & directions

Karongwe & Greater Makalali Game Reserves

Wait A Little Riding Safaris are based in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, to the west of Kruger National Park between Hoedspruit and Phalaborwa.

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Call us on 015541703626 to start planning your holiday to Wait a Little Main Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Greater Kruger

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