Watoto is an escape from your busy everyday life – If you are looking to have the experience of camping, without having to pitch a tent, one of our five two-bedroom safari tents may be perfect for you! 


Watoto is situated high on the mountain side in a remote area of Shikwaru, giving you a proper bush get away, with a few creature comforts! Each Watoto tent has two separate bedrooms with an adjoining bathroom and an outdoor shower that brings sophistication to your bush escape.

Watoto tents are fully self-catering. Each tent is equipped with a mini kitchenette with supplies for up to 4 people each, and individual braai areas. There is also communal braai lapa and boma area for all tents to share and enjoy

Booked individually or as a whole, this camp is perfect for a couple get away or a group holiday! Each unit sleeps 4 people sharing. Watoto is not equipped with WIFI facilities and there is minimal cellphone coverage at this camp.


Watoto tents are R1200 per unit, per night.

Each tent can sleep a maximum of 4 people – this camp can host groups of 20 people sharing when fully booked.

These rates also includes access to the communal areas and activities within the main camp.

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