Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp – Balule

Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp – Balule

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Accommodation Category: Greater Kruger Park, Kruger Park, Limpopo, Luxury Safari Lodge, Tented Accommodation, and Up-MarketAccommodation Tags: Big-5, classic, Kruger, Packages, and Safari

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  • Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp

    Balule Game Reserve, Limpopo

    Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp is an enchanting tented and unfenced safari camp, overlooking the Drakensberg mountains in Big Five Balule Game reserve.  The Balule reserve is openly connected to the Kruger National Park with no fences.   There are 12 other lodges on the reserve and there is a 2.5/ 3 hour game drive route for the commercial lodges.   The Maseke reserve is adjacent to the Parsons Nature reserve and also shares and unfenced border with the Kruger National Park

    All tents have ensuite bathrooms and private viewing decks.

    Parsons Hilltop offers excellent service and high quality accomodation with holistic & authentic Safari experiences. Popular are our 3 night and 5 night packages, that include safari drives, Bush Walk, Day Trip to Kruger Park and all you need to do is to enjoy a total authentic bush experience .

    Safaris in Balule game reserve

    One game drive is included in the rate per night. We offer daily morning and evening game drives with our own vehicle and our own guide. We also offer Bush Walks on request/ or as
    an inclusion of the 3 or 5 night package. Drives are in an open air game vehicle that can take 9 guests. All extra activities will be quoted on request as they are outsourced and can be
    subject to rate change. We offer Day Trips to Kruger National Park as our main and most popular outsourced activity. We also offer game drives on adjacent Maseke game reserve
    (8000 hectare).

    The Big Five (elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino). In addition, there are spotted hyenas, plenty species of birds, insects and small animals and there is an abundance of Plains

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    Accommodation at Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp

    Tented accommodation offers:

    Voltage 220V, international adaptor, standing or ceiling fan. Mosquito nets (on request). We offer two classic tents and two luxury tents. The classic tents are 25 m2 and have a
    small wooden bathroom. The luxury tents have 35 m2 area and a bigger bathroom. Each tent has a private deck with different view, either on valley or waterhole.

    Luxury Safari Tents:

    Golden Oriole :35 m2 surface, indoor shower with-a-view, toilet, private viewing deck, secluded position with view over the mountains. Two ceiling fans, sitting area. Two twin beds
    (or option for king size bed, 180 x 180), 300 threads percale linen, egyptian cotton towels, High quality amenities.
    Cape Starling: Luxury tent of 35 m2 tent, with bedroom, shower, double basin, toilet and outdoor shower with mountain view. Private deck with view onto the waterhole. Swinging outdoor chairs, lounge beds. King size extra length bed (200 x 180 cm), 300 threads percale linen. egyptian cotton towels, high quality amenities. Standing fan.

    Classic Safari Tents :

    Crested Guineafowl : 25m2 bedroom, indoor shower, toilet, washbasin. Standing fan, mosquito net on request, private deck, with view onto waterhole. Two twin beds, 300 threads percale linen, egyptian cotton towels, high quality amenities. Standing Fan.
    Woodland Kingfisher : 25m2 bedroom, indoor shower with-a-view, toilet, washbasin. Standing fan, mosquito net on request, private deck with view over the valley, two twin beds, 300 threads percale linen, egyptian cotton towels, high quality amenities. Standing Fan.


    Dining at Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp

    Guest have their own private table for breakfast/ brunch and lunch. We vary location and theme for dinner by providing either a communal table in the main lounge or on the
    deck, or a boma dinner, or private tables set up on the deck or if requested, at the private verandah of the tent. We also provide options for romantic bush diners. We cater for vegans and vegetarians. Each meal includes automatically animal free options but diets or diet wishes must be advised in advance.


    Main area :

    The camp has a small plunge pool, a wooden lounge deck with views over the bushveld and the Drakensberg mountains. The main wooden lodge offers a comfortable sitting area, a dining area, a small (honesty) bar with bar chairs and a wildlife library.

    Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp

    Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp




  • 4 day and 6 day packages
    (17.100 for 2 pax Classic Tent/ 19.380 ZAR for 2 pax-Luxury Tent (2019 rates),
    including all meals, game drives, Full Kruger Park Day trip, and 3,5 hours Bush Walk

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  • Address: Plot 36, Balule Game Reserve
    South Africa
  • Facilities:

    all meals included, African modern cuisine, game drives and bush activities, tented camp, en-suite bathrooms, safe, fan, private viewing decks, 300 threads percale linen, egyptian cotton, Africology amenities, honesty bar, plunge pool

  • Child Policy:

    12 year plus or all ages when entire camp is booked

  • Rooms:

    Classic Safari Tent Crested Guineafowl: sleeps 2, in twin beds/ waterhole view/ private deck
    Classic Safari Tent Woodland Kingfisher: sleeps 2 in twin beds/ valley view/ extended viewing deck
    Luxury Safari Tent Cape Starling: sleeps 2 in Kingsize XL bed/ outdoor shower / waterhole view/ private deck
    Luxury Safari Tent Golden Oriole: sleeps 2 in 2 twin beds/ mountain view/ private deck

  • Terms:

    50% deposit is payable directly after the confirmation of the booking
    50% balance payment is due 30 days before check in. If check-in is within 30 days after booking. then 100% of the amount payable is due.

  • Normal Rates:

    1 January 2019 till 31 December 2019
    R4700 for 2 guests Classic Tents
    R5500 for 2 guests Luxury Tents

    3 night package for 2 persons in a Classic Safari tent @ R17100 for 3 nights or R19380 for 3 nights in a Luxury Safari tent

    one game drive per night stay,
    all meals,
    daily housekeeping.
    *Included in Private Use of Camp are: local beers, wines and soft drinks, 2 game drives
    daily, laundry service. Max 8 guests. Children all ages allowed.

    Not included: beverages, activities other than mentioned in the rate,
    gratuities for staff,
    entrance fee Game Reserve of 100 ZAR per vehicle and 60 ZAR per person.
    Entrance fee can be arranged to be paid with the final (pre) payment invoice

    -additional game drive Parsons nature reserve (350 ZAR pp)
    -additional game drive Maseke (another 8ooo hectare) reserve (500 ZAR pp)
    -Full inclusive day trip Kruger National Park (1800 ZAR pp)
    -Bush Walk 3, 5 hours (500 ZAR pp)