TENTED ADVENTURES BEZHOEK

Tented Adventures Bezhoek

The newest addition to the Tented Adventures portfolio, Tented Adventures Bezhoek is located within the Bezhoek Private Nature Reserve (a non-Big 5 reserve). Located at the start of the Olifants River Valley, just 25km outside of Middelburg and eMalahleni (Witbank) and a 90 minute drive from Pretoria and Johannesburg, there is no hint of any city life once you arrive at Bezhoek. A piece of paradise – 4500ha of pristine nature is tucked away in the Olifants River valley, ready to be explored.

Bird found on reserve

Bird Species
Mountain biking

Mountain Bike Trails
Day visit game drive

Roads Available

Roaming Animals

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Accommodation Options

Tented Adventures Bezhoek Safari Tents – large ensuite canvas tents with a deck, luxurious beds and bedding, little fridge, tea and coffee station and carpeted flooring.

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Safari Tents

R 1250 per person per night

The Rate includes the following:

  • All Meals (Dinner, breakfast & light lunch)
  • A glass of Wine at Dinner
  • Juice at breakfast
  • Welcome Drink
  • Tea/ coffee/ water
  • A sundowner with your afternoon activity
  • En-Suite Bathrooms (Shower, Basin and Toilet)
  • Late afternoon game drive and early morning walk

Excludes:

  • Additional Activities
  • Conservations Fees (R80 per adult per day, R40 per child per day)
  • Drinks (Please bring your own alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There is no bar facility)

Tented Adventures Bezhoek Activities

Tented Adventures Bezhoek is an activity-packed reserve with lots to do for the whole family. See some of our popular activities below:

Mountain biking
Mountain Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
Day visit game drive
Open Vehicle Safaris

Our Monthly Offers

We offer a range of monthly special offers, watch this space for our latest offers.

Pay for 2 nights and stay for 3 Midweek Special

Safari Tents

R 2500 per person for 3 nights including meals and safari activities

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Book the tented camp for exclusive use and only pay for 16 guests

Safari Tents

R 40,000 including meals and safari activities (R 45,000 standard rate)

Mountain biking

Join our monthly STRAVA Blue Route Challenge

Mountain Bike Trails

R 250.00 per rider and includes a light meal and a certificate

Book your Strava Blue Trail Challenge Date

Test yourself against the top riders of the country, our Bezhoek Blue Route Challenge. The route offers some of the best, unobstructed views but challenging climbs to get there!

Meet Our Team

Our onsite team are dedicated to our service excellence promise and focus on making your stay memorable.

Convirt - Camp Host

Good day, my name is Convirt. I am a camp host at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. Seeing the smiling faces of our guests when they arrive and see this beautiful place brings me joy and motivates me to take pride in my work. I am happy to help with any tasks that come my way and I enjoy working with a team that knows how to balance working hard with having fun. I am always prepared to go the extra mile.

Gift - Housekeeper

Hello friends, my name is Gift. I am a housekeeper at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. I enjoy keeping my team neat and tidy, making sure everyone has a freshly ironed uniform to look as sharp as they perform. I enjoy listening to music while I work and I am always friendly with a million dollar smile.

Lizette - Camp Manager

My name is Lizette and I am the camp manager at Tented Adventures Bezhoek and love working with people. I joined Tented Adventures in December 2018. I work well under pressure and think on my toes to resolve any problem that might pop up. I love helping others to the best of my abilities and will go above and beyond to make sure you feel at home when you stay with us. Hope you enjoy your stay with us an become part of the Tented Adventures Family.

Martin - Maintenance Assistant

My name is Martin. I am the maintenance assistant at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. I enjoy problem solving and I am flexible when it comes to different things that needs to be done. I work well under pressure making sure that what needs to be done is done long before it becomes an inconvenience. I enjoy working with people and love making people smile. I am friendly and hard working and find motivation in the positive attitudes surrounding me. My aim is to bring out the best in myself and my colleagues to the benefit of the company.

Marvin - Chef

My name is Marvin. I am a chef at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. I am passionate about food and enjoy creating down to earth dishes that taste as good as they look. My goal is to be a well known chef in the future and where I am now is the perfect place to learn to be more creative with my dishes and menus. I love a challenge and see any obstacle as a learning curve. So now that you know who I am, what would you like to eat?

Megan - Guide

My name is Megan. I am a guide at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. I have loved the bush and working with people for as long as I can remember. I have always been fascinated by the little things. I love birding and my goal is to be a professional birding guide in the future but for now I am in my happy place and enjoy working with an amazing team very much.

Pedro - Camp Host

My name is Pedro. I am a camp host at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. I love making everyone laugh while working to keep a positive atmosphere hoping the positivity will rub off on our guests. I enjoy watching football and support my working team as I would support my favourite football team.

Ruan - Guide

My name is Ruan. I am a guide at Tented Adventures Bezhoek. I have had a passion for nature ever since I can remember and my joy is to share my passion and knowledge with our guests to give them a fun and interesting bush learning experience. My passion is nature and my expertise lie with snakes and other reptiles, feel free to ask me anything about reptiles.

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Tented Adventures Bezhoek is located on the Bezhoek Private Nature Reserve with the Cycad populations and extensive grasslands, cliffs, valleys and riverine forestation.

This area is filled with beautiful landscapes, breathtaking views and over 1000 free-roaming animals.

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Guest Reviews

Our reviews are independently managed and published.

The visit to Bezhoek was last ofy itinerary arranged by Tented Adventures; it was the perfect way to end my short stay in South Africa. The accommodation and facilities were excellent. I cannot fault the attentive service from all the staff. Thank you.

Thanks to Meghan for 2 great drives and an enjoyable morning walk out. There is some stunning scenery to be seen particularly from the view point.

Thanks, Carolyn for setting everything up we TA. Hopefully when things settle down, I will be along with the rest of my original travelling companions.

The friendliness and professionalism of all staff was remarkable. From the booking process with Carolyn – who no request is to much trouble for to Lizette the Camp Manager who runs an excellent site to Megan our Safari guide who was a pleasure to talk to and really knew her stuff to the new chef Marvin who produced some wonderful meals especially dinner. All round fantastic stay and will be back next year in a heartbeat. Thankyou

My vision for my Birthday on the 11th August was to invite some close friends to join me out in nature.  I dreamt of sleeping in a tent with only the screen between me a nature – feeling the night

breeze and waking to the sounds of birds and eternal quiet.  Game drives to explore new horizons, plains game, walking trails and more.

Tented Adventures had already sent me your specials for August with Pilansberg, Pretoriuskop and Bezhoek as options I eventually settled on Bezhoek.  This new camp outside Middleburg,

on a 4500 hectares of pristine Nature Reserve was my final choice. 

The two days were more than I had expected –  This Private NatureReserve is more than pristine with bio-diversity including wildlife, bird species, extensive population of Cycads, cliffs, valleys and riverine forestation.  Both the Olifants and Klein Olifants rivers meander through this Conservation Gem.

The accommodation was beyond expectations :  The comfortable tents included a Kingsize bed (or 2 x 3/4 beds), pristine cosy linen with puffy duvets and an electric blanket which ensured that I was able to sleep with my tent open to nature whilst snugged up in bed!  An en suite Shower/Basin/Toilet (with closable door) and on tap hot water added to the comfortable experience.  Each tent has an electric stove top for early coffee and a fridge to keep you wine and champagne!

To add more value – our Game Guide – Megan was exceptional with a wealth of knowledge across all spectrums of Nature.  She made our group feel so special and was always able to answer

any questions as well as share her personal experiences in Nature.    Early morning and late afternoon game drives had added warmth with a hot water bottle and blanket – so further cosy

comfort provided.

You are also required to bring your own choice of beverages – which are not sold or supplied on the Property.

A beautiful property which is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – by ShirlontheRoad Travel

We went as a group of 8 for a friend’s birthday, and didn’t quite know what to expect, as the pricing was so good. Well, we were so happily surprised. Our accommodation in a tent had its own ablution facilities, nice hot shower and spacious bathroom. The beds were heavenly, beautiful linen, electric blankets and fine down duvets. The food was a wonderful surprise, as it was plentiful and creatively presented and thought out.

The staff are fantastic, friendly and cannot do enough for you. There is a tea and coffee station available throughout the day.

The best were the guided walks and game drives with Megan. A 23 year old young lady with a power house of knowledge and passion for everything nature has to give, whether it’s a type of grass, a bird, some “skat” droppings or wild animals, she knows everything about them. Her professionalism and passion was just amazing.  We had cold weather, but were given hot water bottles and blankets for the game drives, which made a huge difference. I highly recommend Bezhoek.

If you want a break, only 2 hours or so from Jhb, then this is a great place to relax.

Firstly thank you for the most wonderful 2 days at Bezhoek.  We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the game drives through the nature reserve and the amazing rocks and plains game. The food was on a par with the finest restaurant and the tented accommodation was really good with very fine linen.  Megan the game ranger, is an absolute asset to the nature reserve and is wonderfully accomplished in terms of her knowledge of the bush, spoor, foliage and her amazing attentiveness to her guests.

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Bezhoek Private Nature Reserve

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