This property completed Tribes' audit on their social and environmental responsibility. Water usage, pollution, land use, ownership, commitment to conservation, links with local communities, and staff welfare are all researched.
We awarded them the eco-rating seen here. You can use these eco-ratings to tell whether a property has their heart in the right place or not. Places which care about the impact they have on the people and environment around them will usually go the extra mile for you too!
5/5 = One of the real heroes of the travel industry! This place makes a real difference.
4/5 = Caring for their people and environment is very important to them.
3/5 = Making a real effort in some important areas.
Stone Camp offers comfortable, quiet and relaxing accommodation in Mkhaya Game Reserve. The camp is located in rich riverine forests and has 12 stone and thatch semi-open cottages, linked by walkways. Each cottage is self contained and has ensuite bath or shower room. There is one large cottage, suitable for a family group. The camp's name derives from the rocks used to construct the cottages. Small game such as warthog visit the camp but larger game are kept out by an electric cordon.
Early morning and late afternoon game drives are provided in open land Rovers and give ample opportunity for spotting the wide variety of game in the reserve. As well as black and white rhino, guests may see antelope, elephant, hippo, giraffe, buffalo, zebra and even leopard. Guided bush walks are also offered allowing guests to get even closer to this special environment. This is also an area rich in bird life, many of which can be observed in the camp.
All meals are provided in the camp. Dinners are sociable buffet style affairs served al fresco in the thatched dining area. Guests may try special Swazi menus if they wish. The camp is staffed entirely by Swazis from the local communities, who are happy to perform traditional dances around the camp fire after dinner.