What to Bring

Civet's Crest is a self-catering 6-bedded cottage. It includes a main bedroom upstairs with a double bed, a second room downstairs with two single beds and a mezzanine area with a further two single beds. There are two bathrooms, one upstairs and the other downstairs. The upstairs bathroom has a bath and the bottom one a shower.

 On Arrival

  • Keys to the cottage can be obtained from Gert and Cielie (083 353 1696) who reside at 216 Kudu Street. (see map)  

What is supplied:

  • All cutlery and crockery

  • Pillows

  • 1 x double bed duvet and 4 x single bed duvet

  • Sheets, pillowcases and duvet covers

  • Blankets

  • Gas stove

  • Electric fridge

  • Electric freezer

  • Microwave

  • Braai facility / barbecue


What you need to take with you:

  • Groceries (Vacuum packed meat if possible)

  • Dish washing liquid

  • Dish washing cloth and drying cloth

  • Garbage bags

  • Matches

  • Toilet Paper

  • Insect repellent

  • Wood / charcoal (this can also be purchased at one of the local shops)

  • Binoculars & bird book

  • Towels

  • Hats and suntan lotion

  • Swimming costumes

  • Mosquito coils or some electric mosquito destroyer (We have in the past, left ours but people steal them!)

  • Malaria Tablets (please consult your physician)

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There are two small shopping centres both with well-equipped supermarkets.

There is a petrol station at the first centre.


The second “The Bush Centre” has a hardware store as well as a pub, which provides very good meals. A beautiful large pool has been built, which can be enjoyed in the summer as well as a jungle gym to keep the children occupied while you enjoy the bar facilities, which includes a satellite dish.


Komatipoort is 20km from the Park and Malelane 30km from the Park.


Malelane has an airport which caters for chartered, as well as national, airlines.


Access to Kruger National Park via the Crocodile Bridge Gate is only 10 kilometres from the cottage or the alternative is Malelane Gate which is 30km away.


All activities in and around the cottage as well as in the Park are done at your own risk

Please treat all animals with caution as they are wild.


Things to do on departure

The braai / barbecue facility must be cleaned.

Turn off the gas supply at the cylinder at the back of the cottage.

Close windows, lock all doors properly on departure or when ever you leave the cottage.

Close all the curtains and blinds.

Garbage bags to be put into “baboon cage” at the bottom of the driveway and closed securely.

Please ensure that you set the alarm when you leave.

Hand keys back to Gert and Cielie.





     Note: Please phone us on 083 415 8050 if there are any problems what so ever.