A Premier Safari Destination

A true African getaway awaits you at Walkers Plains Camp

Enjoy the comfort, beauty and Intimate hospitality of Walkers Plains Camp. Come share our Passion!

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“The eye never forgets what the heart has seen.”

African Proverb

Nestled on an open plain savannah, within the world-renowned Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, with sweeping views of the Drakensberg Mountains, Walkers Plains Camp promises an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Walkers Plains Camp view
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Family-owned and operated

Experience a Personalised Touch

Embark on a journey of discovery with the Walkers, whose family owned-and-operated bush camp offers a truly unique experience. With decades of combined experience as guides, twin brothers Steve and James Walker have developed an intimate connection with the African bush and a passion for sharing their knowledge with others. Their innate understanding of the land and its inhabitants is unparalleled, allowing them to offer guests an unforgettable adventure.

Join them, and our passionate team, on a journey that will leave you with a renewed appreciation for the natural world and a sense of wonder that will stay with you long after you return home.

The Walkers Experience

A COLLECTION OF EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

As part of the prestigious Walkers Experience, Walkers Plains Camp upholds a commitment to exceptional hospitality and attention to detail.

Discover a collection renowned for its commitment to excellence, with Walkers Plains Camp, Walkers River Camp, and Walkers Beach at the forefront.

Indulge in the raw beauty of the African bush with Walkers Plains and Walkers River Camps. Alternatively, relax in the tranquil oasis of Walkers Beach on the captivating shores of Plettenberg Bay, where seaside relaxation is an art form elevated to perfection.

Regardless of your chosen adventure, rest assured that an extraordinary experience awaits.

Stay with us

Our Safari Rooms

Anchored by our central, welcoming homestead, our private rooms are thoughtfully positioned amongst the trees, providing a sense of seclusion and serenity. Each room is light-filled and beautifully appointed, with private plunge pools and breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

At night, after an eventful day, drift off to dreamland as you bask in the delightful hubbub of the African bush right on your doorstep, knowing every detail is taken care of to ensure your complete satisfaction.

8 Safari Rooms

A total of eight spacious and beautifully appointed rooms, two of which are exquisite two-bedroom family rooms. Each room boasts a private en-suite with double vanities, as well as both shower and bath facilities for your ultimate relaxation.

Private deck & plunge pool

Delight in the crystal-clear waters of your private pool, all while taking in the awe-inspiring vistas.

Walkers Plains Camp - Double Room
Walkers Plains Camp - Twin Room
Walkers Plains Camp - Twin Room Main Bathroom

This place is heaven!

The lodge is still very new and gorgeous, but what makes it truly special is the staff working there. Everyone is so welcoming and helpful.

The game drives with Tristan and Walter were amazing, and we had the opportunity to see rhinos, lions, hyenas, wild dogs, lots of elephants, and other game.

Each room comes with its own plunge pool and deck, offering an amazing view over the plains. The main deck and pool also provide direct views of the waterhole, where you can spot incredible wildlife.

Overall, it is a wonderful lodge that I highly recommend.

@Isabella
Date of stay: Jan 2024
Trip type: Travelled Solo

 

Beware – this place is very addictive! You will not want to leave.

Magical is the best word to describe Walkers Plains Camp. The lodge and rooms are stunning, the view of the plains is breathtaking, the staff is beyond incredible and the game viewing is out of this world.

What James and Steve have achieved here is something very special indeed. It is without a doubt luxury at its best. But at the same time, you immediately feel right at home and like you have known everyone forever. The food and the hospitality are truly excellent. 

Paul and Clarence (guide and tracker) are so brilliant at what they do. The drives are both fun and educational, there’s always something new to learn. They get you so close to the animals but without causing them any stress. Your mind will truly be blown by the sights and sounds that you will experience.

@Judy
Date of stay: Jan 2024
Trip type: Travelled Solo

 

I could write for days about the lodge itself- directly out of a Safari Lodge magazine but so much more beautiful than a photo can ever display. Comfort beyond my wildest expectations but I will reduce it to one word to save space: DIVINE.

The 2 Drives daily were also far beyond anything I ever imagined. Our exceptional guide Roan and our talented tracker Zekele made certain to personalize our experience. Their work is not just a job but a passion and we felt their love for the bush every moment. WOW! We not only saw and took photos of the many animals but we learned a ton!

Owners James and Steve have created heaven on earth and I hope to have the opportunity to return someday. I BEYOND Highly recommend it!!!!

@Lisa
Date of stay: Dec 2023
Trip type: Travelled with friends

 

Let me start off by saying this place is UNREAL!

The lodge itself is so beautiful. It felt like it was straight out of a magazine. The main area is open and inviting – lots of places to lounge and grab a drink or snack and wait for your favorite animal to pop up at the watering hole. The rooms were incredible – big comfy beds, high-end products and your own private pool to enjoy. I seriously wanted them to come and design my home next!

Steven and James take such pride in this place and it shows. They are always around making sure guests and the property are tended to. You can tell they’ve taken all of their experience and poured the best of it into this place. I love that their pets are just as much a part of the lodge as they are!

@Ashley
Date of stay: Dec 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple

 

Thank you very much for providing such a wonderful experience for my daughter and me. What a special place you have created!!

The camp’s grounds and facilities are very comfortable, inviting, fresh and upscale. The service staff were all very welcoming, friendly and a pure joy to be around. We were blown away by the food we were served. The chef gave us wonderful choices and prepared dinners that would rival any of the top restaurants in Toronto.

Our guide (Paul) and tracker (Clarence) were accommodating, extremely knowledgeable (animals, plants and birds) and very professional. We always felt super safe.

@Todd and Mary
Date of stay: Dec 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a family

 

An absolutely stunning lodge with the most splendid ‘Out of Africa’ view of the plains and mountains beyond, which makes the setting truly unique from other lodges.

The friendly staff went out of their way to make our stay extra special. The guides were super friendly and knowledgeable – and you’ll even see tons of game from the private plunge pool outside your room

@Carolyn D
Date of stay: Aug 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a couple

 

Exceptional Experience that was world class across all facets from Big 5 game viewing, service excellence and amazing cuisine.

Thank you to Walkers Plains Camp for creating memories of a lifetime for our family!

We will be back for sure!

@The Noorbhai Family
Date of stay: August 2023
Trip type: Travelled as a family

This is an experience. The Big 5 in one and a half days. We saw leopard (3 times), lion (many, some fresh on a buffalo kill), buffalo, rhino and several elephant, one of whom came to the camp to drink from the pond right on the fence.

An exquisite room, with indoor and outdoor shower, a fully stocked bar and your own private splash pool. The food was sublimely good, and the menus were varied and beautifully presented and tasty.

The staff are, without exception, of the highest order. Congrats Walkers!!!! You have an awesome safari camp! Can’t wait to come back!!!

@Waggy
Date of stay: June 2023 / Trip type: Travelled with family

The best kept secret in the Timbavati! Amazing lodge, with spectacular views, a private pool and all the amenities you may need. Brand new, well equipped and comfortable vehicles and food of the highest quality.

What sets Walkers Plains Camp apart from the rest is the abundance of wildlife, often getting multiple Big 5 sightings in a single day. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable and caters for your every need.

A must-visit lodge, we will definitely be returning to Walkers.

@Sandro G
Date of stay: June 2023 / Trip type: Travelled as a couple

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