Platinum price level
The camp is gorgeous and the wildlife is very good. Pioneer can work well for small groups and families as an exclsuive use spot. We have had enough reports of lack of attention to detail and inconsistent service in recent history that we have other favorites at this price point.
Londolozi Private Game Reserve is an exclusive safari destination situated in the heart of Kruger National Park. Meaning protector of all living things in Zulu, Londolozi is renowned for its progressive eco-tourism practices, and is one of the most sought-after safari destinations in Africa due its reknowned Big Five game viewing. It has earned an international reputation for its unmatched African wildlife experience, personalized service and superb safari accommodation.
Set amongst the dappled shade of 500-year-old ebony trees, Pioneer Camp is the culmination of five decades of design experience in the safari industry. Pioneer Camp’s three interconnected luxury suites and generous bush homestead makes this the most secluded and flexible of the Londolozi camps. The camp can easily be converted into a bush homestead for private multi-generational family groups of between 6 and 12 people.
The gardens reflect generations of Varty women who have worked with nature to create indigenous and meditative spaces packed with impala lilies, aloes, plumbagoes and wild figs that attract butterflies, sunbirds, and more. Now boasting a refreshed ‘explorer lounge’, interactive kitchen, lookout deck, breakfast balcony and full-length lap pool, Pioneer Camp is the most intimate family-run safari homestead in Southern Africa.