New Plains Camp launches at Samara Karoo Reserve


Samara Karoo Reserve close to Graaff-Reinet within the Jap Cape’s Nice Karoo has opened its new explorer-style Plains Camp that focuses on grounding experiences in nature for as much as 8 friends.

Samara is residence to the Huge 5, 60 mammal species and 225 hen species,  and its friends can get even nearer to its array of wildlife with its new camp within the southern part of the reserve.

Located on a low hill with mountain views the place you may expertise full privateness and starry nights – distant from anybody and all mild air pollution.

The encircling space teems with wildlife; massive resident herds of zebra, black wildebeest, springbok, gemsbok and crimson hartebeest meander the plains, alongside giraffes, blue cranes and smaller creatures like bat-eared foxes.

Close by thickets and waterholes present alternatives for monitoring elephants, white rhinoceros and black rhinoceros. Cheetahs and lions are additionally usually discovered within the space.

Cheetahs are identified to roam the realm

Guided bush walks depart each morning, specializing in the little issues usually unseen from the safari car. Tracks, flowering bushes, ostrich eggs and beetles are delivered to life due to a educated information and tracker group.

Afternoon recreation drives with wildlife monitoring, sundowners and stargazing full the expertise.

On the camp, friends have entry to residence comforts together with fully-catered meals cooked over the hearth, a well-stocked bar, a deliciously-refreshing plunge pool and cozy areas by which to chill out – all furnished in a Karoo fashion by native artisans. Every of the 4 visitor tents includes a spacious bed room space resulting in a toilet with an indoor bathroom and an out of doors “bucket” bathe with sizzling water offered on request. Tents are warmed in winter by a small fire.

With no Wifi or electrical energy, Samara’s Plains Camp is an area to change off from fashionable life and reconnect with Nature in elegant simplicity.


The Plains Camp is operating a launch particular for stays till 30 September 2023. For extra data, go to their web site here.

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