A baby elephant weighs about 250 pounds at birth and stands about three feet tall. Calves can’t see very well at first, but they can recognise their mothers by touch, scent, and sound.
Kruger Day Trip
We offer you a great opportunity to explore the world renowned Kruger National Park, the most bio diverse nature reserve on the African continent. Although we are located within the worlds best private wilderness area, which is part of the Greater Kruger Park, a day outing to explore our vast neighbouring wilderness area, is well worth it.KRUGER HISTORY
Cultural tours can be arranged into the local Shangaan community, to get an insight into their rural way of life and culture.
The Shangaan people are naturally creative and musical. In the gold mines of South Africa the Shangaan workers made gumboot dancing famous, a style of dance which has evolved into its own art form in recent years.
Indulge in a spa treatment or simply relax by the private spa pool. A secret little nook to enjoy some extra peace and quiet. Relax, reflect and rejuvenate.
The rooms consist of beautifully appointed suites with open plan bedroom and en-suite bathroom. All suites have both indoor and outdoor shower facilities. All windows and sliding doors are fitted with screens and insect coils are provided. Each suite at Notten’s Bush Camp leads onto a private wooden deck with a beautiful view of the bush. Paraffin lamps and candles replace electric lighting for ambience and all the rooms are cooled with air-conditioning. There are charging points for mobile phones, cameras and electronic equipment. A main line telephone facility is also available.
The summer house is where all game drives and bush walks depart from. It also serves as a social area with a comfy lounge, with bar, library and indoor fire place for those winter evenings. Breakfast is served on the deck where cheeky monkeys and inquisitive birds hope for a crumb or two. Dinner is also on occasion served in the summer house.
Notten’s has a 20 meter lap pool with an open plan pavilion , where one can enjoy a day of sun tanning and drinking. There are sun beds scattered on the lawns, as well as an undercover chill area where you can enjoy reading your book.
Delicious meals by the fire are served around a communal table in the open-air boma under the milky way, surrounded by lanters and candle light. After dinner find a spot by the fire and listen to the sounds and share your days adventures.
The food at Notten’s is always delicious, hearty and homemade with local ingredients. Meals are a social event and served out in the open boma or on the deck of the summer house.