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Four Kingdom Trails accommodation facilities, Kingdom Camp, Slagthoek House, Klip/Stone Camp and Grootdraai Hut, are available for trail users. Various hiking routes and trails link these facilities.
  Kingdom Camp  
  Kingdom Camp (Photos: Petri Viljoen)  
Kingdom Camp has 30 beds in total, a bush swimming pool and undercover braai area with separate kitchen equipped with fridge, stove and pots. A selection of crockery and kitchenware is available at extra cost. There are two luxury chalets with en suite bathroom and private kitchen overlooking the Wilge River, and three chalets and a hikers’ hut with a separate reed lapa use communal ablutions. Each chalet has a private braai area. Guests need to bring their own gas. General Notes | Map | Kingdom Camp Layout map
  Slagthoek House  
  Slagthoek House (Photos: Petri Vil;joen)  
Slagthoek House is a large thatch-roof, private farmhouse with attached hikers' rooms and an outdoor braai facility and undercover leisure area. The hikers' rooms consist of two bedrooms (5 and 10 beds each) and an en suite bathroom. The additional hikers' hut (with two beds) includes an attached kitchen which is equipped with pots pans, paraffin lamps, stove and fridge. The Slagthoek House is surrounded by a large, attractive garden. The view from the house, which is below some cliffs, is very scenic. General Notes | Map
  Klip/Stone Camp  
  Klip/Stone Camp (Photos: Petri Viljoen)  
Klip/Stone Camp is nestled between huge rocks. This unique camp, which can accommodate up to 20 - 30 people, blends well with the surrounding red cliff faces just above the Olifants River. There are six rustic huts with a spacious braai and under-cover dining area and kitchen. The camp is within walking distance of a large pool in the Olifants River. General Notes | Map
  Grootdraai Hut  
  Grootdraai Hut (Photos: Petri Viljoen)  

Grootdraai Hut is a rustic hut situated above series of large pools and rapids in the Olifants River with a breathtaking view overlooking an oxbow island in the river. Grootdraai Hut derives its name from the Olifants River’s wide circle (“groot draai”) below the camp. Grootdraai is a hikers’ hut with 16 beds and an enviro-toilet. Ablution is in the river. Grootdraai Hut offers a true rustic bush experience with particularly stunning views. Accommodates up to 16 people. Map

General Notes
“Donkey” boilers provide hot water for showers at Kingdom Camp, Klip/Stone Camp and Slagthoek House.

Access to Accommodation Facilities

  • Kingdom Camp: entry from the Witbank/Bronkhorstspruit (R544); 2x4 vehicle access.
  • Slagthoek House: entry via Middelburg (±40 km); 2x4 vehicle access.
  • Klip/Stone Camp: entry via Middelburg (±43 km); 4x4 vehicle access only.
  • Grootdraai Hut: solely an overnight hiking facility not reachable by vehicle.

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