The spirit of safari comes alive at historic &Beyond Kirkman’s Kamp. Step back in time into the gracious early Transvaal atmosphere of this original 1920s homestead and marvel at the spectacular views of the unspoiled landscape that surrounds the Sand River from each of the guest suites. Rolling lawns carve out a niche in a wild and tumbling wilderness that host memorable game viewing in one of the most renowned Big Five wildlife regions in the world. Spacious sitting, dining and bar areas steeped in the colonial atmosphere of gracious style and luxury contain mementoes of a time long past, while the untamed wilderness outside whispers a promise of adventures not to be forgotten. Clean lines and authentic furniture transport you to the 1920s, while sheer creature comfort is never compromised. Indulge in private time in the fascinating library or while away a few hours in front of the roaring fireplace in the guest sitting room. A sparkling swimming pool boasts a magnificent view over the valley of the Sand River.
Private verandas attached to each suite offer a secluded spot to drink in the breathtaking views. Old-fashioned bedsteads combine seamlessly with modern comfort and souvenirs of bygone years to create a nostalgic safari atmosphere. Generous claw-foot bathtubs complete the picture, while stand-alone showers in each room provide an up-to-date touch. Other in-room amenities include air conditioning and overhead fans, en-suite bathing with indoor shower, an in-room safe and mini-bar.
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Guest at &Beyond Kirkman's are sure to enjoy a delicious breakfast daily featuring platters of fruit and cheese followed by a selection of hot breakfast dishes. Guests can choose from eggs, oats, waffles or a number of other options. Lunch is served on open air decks within sight of the river and its many inhabitants. Guest can enjoy an afternoon tea, then cool off with a refreshing dip in the pool whilst admiring the views over the Sand River. After returning to the &Beyond Kirkman's from a long day of game-viewing, guest are sure to enjoy a mouth-watering dinner around a blazing fire in the boma with newfound friends. Linger over coffee and dessert, sharing memories of the day gone by.
As dawn breaks over the African bush, a gentle tap on your door will wake you to the delights of a new day. Your ranger will discuss what you hope to see that day over fragrant tea or coffee and morning biscuits or rusks. Set out in an open 4x4 safari vehicle in the company of a ranger and tracker team, who will attempt to track your favourite animals. The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is well known for its leopard sightings and you may well spot one of these elusive cats resting after a successful night hunt. You will stop for refreshments at a scenic spot during your drive.
This game drive begins in the late afternoon and lasts until after dark, when spotlights are used for a glimpse into the nocturnal bush life. Track spotted hyena as they call to each other on an evening hunt or look out for the beautifully patterned civet cat. Enjoy sundowners in a scenic location as the sun slowly sinks beneath the horizon.
At Kirkman's Kamp, guests are provided with a variety of recreational activities to choose from and enjoy. Guests can enjoy spectacular view of the river brimming with a variety of wildlife as they cool down from the hot African sunshine in the Rim-flow lodge swimming pool. Guests can also head out on an interpretive bush walk or bird viewing adventure accompanied by an expert onsite guide. For those craving some stress and muscle relaxing relief, in-room or poolside massage treatments are also made available.