Code: Struwig Eco Reserve
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Struwig Eco-Reserve forms part of the Balule Nature reserve, which form part of the greater Kruger National Park eco-system. It means that all fences over an area of two million hectare has been lowered and wild animals roam freely over this area.

Our chalets are situated on the bank of the Olifants (Elephant) river for more than four kilometres, enabling our visitors to spend hours watching game from the luxury of the visitors area. In the river area you will find Crocodile, Elephant Hippopotamus and many other species. Yes the Big Five can be seen at Struwig Eco Reserve!

If you are into “Birding“! Struwig is a Birding-paradise! you might be lucky and spot the following: African Fish Eagle, Black-backed puffback, a variety of Fish catching birds, Finch, Water birds and if you are very lucky the rare Pel’s Fishing Owl..

Our exclusivity makes our Reserve stand out above the rest! We do not have many visitors at one time, making it easier to enjoy our natural environment. You will enjoy the tranquilty the African bush provides. We offer the exclusivity, which is provided by some of the top wild life Reserves offered at a fraction of the cost!

We invite you: Come and experience God’s creation on a new manner. Experience the closeness of nature from our game viewing vehicles. Explore the bushveld by foot with an armed guide. At night you can relax around a bush fire while enjoying the view over the Olifantsriver. Alternatively, just relax under the majestic Jackall-berry on the shore of the river. Book your experience today!


Struwig Eco-Reserve is the ideal place for family holidays, family breaks and your business planning opportunities, even for church and youth camps it is an ideal destination.

We have 8 chalets (2 to 8 beds), and the units are equipped with their own kitchen and bathroom. Each unit has its own braai area.

Our Youth Center is ideal for youth camps and conferences. It is a beautiful grass-roofed complex with accommodation available for up to 42 people.

A large kitchen is available for larger groups that book the youth center. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stoves, ovens, refrigerators and freezers. Food can be enjoyed at the lapa in front of the kitchen while the guests have a beautiful view over the Olifants River.

We have a beautiful central lapa with a braai area overlooking the Olifants River. The river is illuminated at night and it is therefore not uncommon to sit and watch animals while braaing.

Dundee Bush Camp is approximately 4km from the main camp and can accommodate 30 people. The camp area is large enough for camping, canvas tents (5m x 10m), which can accommodate 15 people each. The camp is ideal for school camps, survival camps and church camps. A “donkey” provides hot water for the outside showers and basic sanitation facilities are available. In the evenings, everyone can sit relaxed around the campfire until very late. The camp also has an area for your own Bush-Caravan or own tents. This campsite has limited availibility, and you need to contact the reservations.

The access road to Struwig can be quite uneven at times, but it is regularly maintained and is accessible by a regular sedan car. All wildlife viewing on the reserve are done with the reserve’s own viewing vehicles by our qualified guides.

The reserve is fully self-catering, however, catering can be arranged, please arrange a week before your arrival. Bring your own towels as well. Since Struwig is located in a nature reserve, no pets are allowed. The reserve is located in a Malaria area. Please take the necessary precautions.


NEAREST AIRPORT Eastgate Airport (Hoedspruit)
TRAVEL TIME 40 minutes

 See terms and rates


See terms and rates




Included in Units A to H – 2 Hour game drive as well as 1 bag of fire wood;

Children under 5 years are for free and children 6 – 12 years are 50% of the adult rate

Unit Description Max Guests Per person per Night
A Unit with linen and towels 8 R 480.00
B Unit with linen, towels and air-conditioning 2 R 500.00
C Unit with linen, towels and air-conditioning 6 R 500.00
D Unit with linen and towels 2 R 480.00
E Unit with linen and towels 2 R 480.00
G River view Unit with linen, towels and air-conditioning 2 R 580.00
H Wheelchair friendly Rvier Unit with linen, towels and air-conditioning 6 R 545.00
Z The whole camp – Excluding the Youth centre – Max 28 guests 28 R 13 525,00


Description Rate
Gate entrance fee compulsary R205.00 per vehicle
Game drive – 2 hours R 125.00 per person and Children 6 – 12 R63.00
Game drive – 4 ure R250.00 per person Children 6 – 12 R125.00
Guided walks 1.5 – 2.5 – 3.5 hours – Min 4 persons min 16 year R225.00 – R340.00 – R425 per person
Firewoord R 60.00 per bushveld bundel and R27.00 per hard wood bag
Bush braai (food included) R 435.00 per person
Oewer camp catering R 110.00 per person for brunch and R210.00 per person for dinner
Sleep out at Bushkamp – min. 5 persons R130.00 per person – R65.00 per Child 6 to 12jr
Bushcamp 5×10 canvas tent R324.00 p/day – min 2 days
Youth centre Maxsimum 42 guests R140.00 per person and Children 6 tot 12 R70.00 per person- No linen or Game drives
Catering in main camp fro groups Per quotation


  • Cancellation fee payable if cancelled 4 weeks or longer before arrival : 10%
  • Cancellation fee payable if cancelled 8-31 days before arrival : 50%
  • Cancellation fee payable if cancelled 0-7 days before arrival : 100%
  • No-Show : 100% still payable

The reserve reserves the right to adjust the rates at any time.



Cel: +27 (0) 71 907 7960


Cel: +27 (0) 78 976 6031



Guided walks provide the ideal environment to explore animal tracks, identify plants, trees and insects. You will also notice the beautiful birdlife of the area.



For that special occasion nothing is more tranquil than to enjoy your food with our legendary bush dinner under the stars! A Traditional South African meal with Lanterns and the African bush sounds will beat any experience you could have at an expensive restaurant in the city!


Experience the African bush with our qualified field guards in a game viewing vehicle. We offer three guided game drives a day during the summer and winter months (times vary according to season), giving you the opportunity to experience lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard and hippo movements. Other species you might see are Giraffe, Waterbuck, Kudu, Impala, Zebra, Blue Wildebees, Warthog, Crocodile, Spotted hyena, African Wild Cat, Porcupine, Serval and sometimes Leopard. (No animal sightings can be promised. Animals roam freely between the Greater Kruger National Park area)

No private vehicles are allowed on the roads of Struwig Eco-Reserve except for access from the main gate to the main camp.


Sail on the waters of the beautiful Olifants River on the ‘Kambaku’ houseboat while spotting crocodiles, hippos, buffalo, elephants, waterbuck and a wide variety of other species on the green banks of the river. Olifants River Safaris takes you on an unforgettable 2 to 3 hour journey on one of the largest rivers in the Kruger Park.


Struwig Eco-Reserve offers an amazing bird watching experience, with a variety of over 500 bird species. Summertime (October – March) is a birdwatcher’s paradise as some of the most beautiful birds in the world fly in from the northern winter for a summer vacation in South Africa. Raptors are common – eagles such as Martial Eagle, Black-chested Snake Eagle, Brown Snake-eagle, African Hawk-Eagle and Osprey are regularly seen. In the summer months, Brown Snake-eagle, Steppe Eagle and Lesser Spotted Eagle will also make their appearance. Other raptors, such as Bateleur Eagle, African Harrier-Hawk, Vultures as well as different Falcon species are regularly seen. There are excellent bird watching spots at the park’s numerous water holes and rivers. Please do not forget about the Ox-peckers, Glossy Starlings, Lilac-Breasted Roller and Shrikes who characterize the omnipresent avi-fauna. To spot the big 6 (Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Martial Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, African Fish Eagle and Southern Ground Hornbill) is an excellent bird watching experience..