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  • Victoria Falls River Lodge

    Victoria Falls River Lodge A Luxury Safari Lodge On The Edge of The Mighty Zambezi River, just upstream from the Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. 1/18 Location Tucked into the banks of the Zambezi River, Zambezi Crescent Victoria Falls River Lodge is close enough to the magnificent Victoria Falls to see the spray in the distance, and yet secluded in a remote corner of Zambezi National Park DESCRIPTION: Victoria Falls River Lodge is the first private game lodge to be built in the Zambezi National Park. This luxury tented lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River – so close to Victoria Falls one can see the spray in the distance! Built upon raised decks, and sheltered by an extensive thatched roof, the 13 luxurious ‘tents’ are tastefully decorated in earthy hues with liberal splashes of crisp white, soothing sage and duck egg blue. Each offers a larger than king-size bed (twin bed configurations are also possible in all rooms), comfortable sitting area, indoor and outdoor showers and a private viewing deck with plunge pool where guests are able to sit comfortably and watch the hippos wallowing. Luxury Tent (Thatched Tent) These luxurious thatched tents at Victoria Falls River Lodge Luxury Tented Suites are well spaced and air-conditioned. Constructed of canvas, glass and wood each extends out onto a private deck with its own plunge pool and boasts uninterrupted panoramas of the Zambezi River and natural bush. Stylish and spacious, the rooms are a fascinating fusion of European and African décor, with clean lines, soothing hues and a fresh, earthy feel. All Luxury Tents offer a larger than king-size bed, comfortable sitting area, open plan bathroom with freestanding bath and both indoor and outdoor showers. Twin bedded sleeping configurations are also possible. Each of the rooms affords spectacular views of the Zambezi River and surrounding natural flora and inviting guests to sit back and relax whilst watching the hippos wallow. Family Suite (Thatched Tent) Family Suites at Victoria Falls River Lodge Luxury Tented Suites offer an adjoining tented room, with one single (3/4 sized) bed and one bunk bed, where up to three sharing children younger than 17 years old can sleep comfortably; allowing their parents a bit more privacy whilst still being at arm’s length. Similar to the luxury tents, the Luxury Family Suites also have a private deck and plunge pool. On-Site Activities: Tour of Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Safari Zambezi River Cruise Zambezi Canoe Safaris Zambezi Fishing Safaris Walking Safaris Nearby Activities: Bungee jumping Walking safaris Canoe safaris Zambezi River rafting Bird watching Helicopter Flights Canopy Tours Ziplining The Flying Fox Special SADC Rate $430 per person per night. Valid until 30 April 2023. Special SADC Peak Season Rate $550 per person per night. Valid 01 May 2023 - 31 October 2023 Standard Rate $750 per person sharing per night ENQUIRE NOW RATE INCLUDES o All meals o Filter coffee, tea, fruit juice served during breakfast o A Tour of the Falls (part of daily transfer to town) – the entry fee into the Rainforest is for guest’s own account o Transfers to/from National Park Gate / Jetty for 3rd party activities o Two game activities – i.e. a choice of either a morning/afternoon game drive in the Zambezi National Park, and a sunrise/sunset river cruise – per person per day (subject to availability). Snacks are included on the game drives and/or the sunset river cruises. o Afternoon Tea o Complimentary access to onsite Fitness Centre ​ HIGHLIGHTS The main lodge and bar areas have been designed to look out over a popular elephant route, so sit back with your favourite cocktail and watch as they take their evening sundowner stroll. Relax in the plunge pool of your private deck and admire the magnificent birdlife on the river’s banks. ​ OUR TIPS In addition to the indulgent amenities available in the Luxury Tents, the Luxury Family Tents offer guests travelling as a family an adjoining tented room.

  • Nambiti Plains

    Nambiti Plains Luxury Safari Lodge in the Big 5 Nambiti Reserve, KwaZulu Natal. 1/24 Location Nambiti Big 5 Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal DESCRIPTION: Nambiti Plains is situated in the beautiful and diverse landscape of Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a private Big Five bush retreat and game conservancy set on 22,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in just east of Ladysmith in close proximity to the Drakensberg and within fairly easy driving distance of both Johannesburg and Durban. The lodge is set on a gentle slope with views out over the rolling plains of Nambiti with a nearby waterhole. Each suite is completely secluded and hugely spacious and comes equipped with romantic mosquito nets, overhead fans. Immerse yourself with 180 degree panoramic views from the bath, outdoor "bush shower" (in the Honeymoon Suites), and private wrap around viewing deck. The massive bathrooms have twin basins framed by old tree trunks and there’s a gorgeous standalone bath which could almost feel outside once you slide back the huge floor-to-ceiling sliding doors! The Luxury Suites are two separate semi-detached rooms per unit, separated by a solid, packed stone wall with a common entrance and also offer families space to enjoy the beautiful views of the bush. The main lodge follows a similar traditional game lodge design style with its thatched roofs and wooden viewing deck – the stone-packed feature walls are particularly attractive. The lodge's emphasis is on a modern yet eco-friendly minimalist approach with the lodge also located right in the bush with no manicured gardens, thereby reducing the impact on the surrounding environment. The lodge has glassed sliding doors, overhead fans and screened floors which ensure you stay cool in summer while large, beautifully constructed packed stone fire places in the bar, lounge and dining room. The lounge area with its huge fireplace is a great spot to relax on a comfy sofa with a glass of good red wine on a chilly evening in front of a roaring fire! The lodge boasts a vast, expansive wrap-around deck complete with circular plunge pool - this is the ideal area to relax with an ice cold beer or chill out in the outdoor lounge as you watch animals quietly drinking and bathing in the waterhole in front of the lodge. You may find yourself sharing the pool with a herd of elephants as they have developed a taste for the swimming pool water over that of the waterhole! Qualified field guides take the morning and afternoon/evening game drives. Experience first-hand the thrill and excitement of tracking and locating wildlife, learn about the natural flora and fauna and view not only the big five but also cheetah, hippo, a vast array of bird species. You will have the opportunity to learn about the smaller animals, all of which come together to create this beautiful African ecosystem . PRICE INCLUDES: All meals Two Game Drives daily Accommodation in private luxury suite Teas, coffees, fruit juice at breakfast and snacks on game drive Morning coffee or tea and a sundowner drink per person per Game Drive HIGHLIGHTS Nambiti Plains Lodge is a small, intimate 5* Lodge that only accommodates 14 guests and is one of the few Lodges in the Nambiti Game Reserve that is not fenced in, meaning the guests have the opportunity to view animals up close and personal in camp OUR TIPS: The area around the game reserve was where the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo-Boer wars took place. Majority of the battle fields have been preserved and there are many monuments and graves to see. This makes for a good day trip as they are just around the corner. Special SADC Rates - Luxury Suite R4,020 per person sharing per night in a Luxury Room. Valid until 30 November 2024. Standard Rate - Luxury Suite R4,850 per person sharing per night ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ENQUIRE NOW

  • Azura Benguerra Islands

    Azura Benguerra Islands Award Winning Luxury Island Lodge in Mozambique azura-benguerra-sundowners-couple-2jpg Azura-mozambique-infinity-villa-A.jpeg Azura-mozambique-dining-1.jpeg azura-benguerra-sundowners-couple-2jpg 1/45 Location Azura is located on Benguerra Island within the Bazaruto Marine National Park. Benguerra Island lies 14km north east of Vilanculos, the nearest town and site of the international airport. DESCRIPTION: Imagine an unspoilt island within a Marine National Park, deserted beaches of pure white sand that extend for miles, sparkling turquoise seas criss-crossed by local dhows plying their trade, sunny days and star-studded nights. This is the enchanting island escape you always imagined. Azura Benguerra, the first eco-friendly resort in Mozambique, was hand-built by the local community and is operated in partnership with it. Just 20 villas are nestled along one of the last undiscovered stretches of beach in the world, with all the creature comforts you could wish for, sparkling private pools, Mozambican butler-hosts to look after your every need, fish and seafood fresh from the ocean, a fantastic range of activities and experiences, an African spa to relax in, all at a community based project where the local islanders benefit as much as you. Azura Benguerra Island is paradise found. Experience the island as it is meant to be, always at its very best. Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique, has been included in the 2020 Travel + Leisure magazine's World’s Best Awards Survey. Azura Benguerra Island's public areas are right on the beach and open to the sea. They have created several different zones for your enjoyment and relaxation, from the comfortable lounge area, to the vibey Star Bar, and the fabulous wine cellar offering a selection of the owner’s wines, especially flown in from their Chateau in France. The Jellyfish Restaurant offers breakfast and more formal dining. There is a media room for those needing TV and internet access, a boutique at reception, and our Padi 5 Star dive centre with top of the range Scubapro equipment. The luxury hand-built villas blend modern chic with all that is traditional in Mozambique. Each of our 20 villas is just footsteps from the beach, yet designed with seclusion in mind. Nestled amidst indigenous gardens, each villa is your own sanctuary, with a personal infinity swimming pool and spectacular beach-side view. A haven of rest and relaxation, where you can feel at one with the environment. At Azura it’s all about your experience. About doing things a little differently. About the experienced guides sharing their knowledge and passion for the pristine environments that they are lucky enough to have around them. About the guests getting the most out of their stay, whether it be plunging the ocean’s depths or just relaxing with a picnic on a private island. RATE INCLUDES: Accommodation in sea-facing villas • All meals including main beach dinners and in villa dining • Local beers, spirits and a selection of house wines • Soft drinks, water, tea & coffee • Sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala • Weekly speciality gin bar • Mozambican host service • WiFi access in the public areas • Use of snorkelling equipment • Use of kayaks and paddleboards • Stargazing • Various honeymoon special treats • Various children's activities (see activity sheet) • EVAC medical insurance Complimentary Tuk Tuk transfer between Vilanculos Airport and boats. 3+nights stay include complimentary sunset dhow cruise and a scenic island drive. Special rates and add-ons for stays of 7 nights or longer, please contact us for these special rates Special SADC Rate - Beach Villa R5,850 per person sharing per night. Valid 10 April - 31 July, 1 Nov - 15 Dec '24 Special SADC Peak Period Rate - - Beach Villa R7,550 per person sharing per night. Valid 22 March - 09 April & 01 August - 31 October Children's Rates ​ Children 17 years and over = full price • Children 6 - 16 years in their own villa pay 90% adult rate (min 2, 3rd child free of charge) • Children 6 - 16 years sharing with 2 adults pay 50% adult rate (max 2 children) • Children 0 - 5 years sharing with 2 adults stay free of charge Standard Rate R13,775 per person sharing per night ENQUIRE NOW HIGHLIGHTS: Each villa has its own host to look after you during your stay. They’ll take care of you during your time at Azura, including serving your meals, setting up your lunch table at the water’s edge, or serving the cocktail of the day to your beachside sala as the sun goes down. The hosts have a genuine warmth and are friendly, and will delight in looking after you. They have big smiles and even bigger stories to share with you. OUR TIPS: Magnificent reefs for diving and snorkelling, home to the turtles that nest on the island’s outer shores. Migrating humpback whales, dolphins, and the elusive and protected dugong ply the waters, along with marlin, sailfish and tuna to tempt the sports fishermen. There is a vast array of birdlife, the local people make for fascinating cultural encounters. At Azura, dining is all part of the experience, from breakfast at the water’s edge, to a picnic on a sandy island, to dining on a candle lit beach beneath the stars. Our hosts take huge pride in their innovative dining set-ups, and little touches to make your stay special.

  • Sausage Tree Camp

    Sausage Tree Camp Luxury Tented Camp on the banks of the Zambezi River, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia suasage-tree-zambia-1.jpg suasage-tree-zambia-2.jpg sausage-tree-zambia-bush-dining.jpg suasage-tree-zambia-1.jpg 1/23 Location On the banks of the Zambezi River, Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia DESCRIPTION: The camp, named after neighbouring trees with distinctive sausage-shaped fruit, was awarded “Best Location in Africa”, by the Safari Awards due to its remote position within the Lower Zambezi National Park. With panoramic views of the Zambezi River comes an abundance of wildlife wandering along the riverbanks and even through the camp. Sausage Tree Camp was voted number one on the BBC Holiday Programme’s “Ten Best Luxury Destinations”.The magnificent location within the Lower Zambezi National Park allows the team to offer truly immersive safari experiences, not only on land by four-wheel game-viewing vehicles, but also on foot, by boat and canoe. With expert private guides and “Muchindas” (butlers) to see to your every need, you can be assured of world-class service. The seven luxurious tented suites and one expansive family House are individually designed with lavish attention to detail. Each comes with its own plunge pool and view of the Zambezi River. Sausage Tree’s Luxury Tented Suites have each been lovingly designed to bring the most elegant safari dreams to life. Whatever your room doesn’t already provide, your private ‘Muchinda’ (or butler) will be sure to arrange. Imagine a spacious island of cool minimalist style, with a hint of old-school safari glimpsed in the little details and endless views of the Zambezi River stretching out before you. Then add a private plunge pool and a lounge space with a minibar, a sumptuous queen-sized bed, a smooth stone tub and an outdoor shower… and perhaps a buffalo grazing peacefully less than ten steps from your room. At 4,092 km² of protected wilderness, the Lower Zambezi National Park has minimal human access and the irresistible, life-giving Zambezi River as its heart. An untouched safari world flourishes here, where the wildlife and world-class guides have found a remarkable equilibrium. This hidden wilderness is best experienced from the mighty Zambezi River, which adds a whole new dimension to your luxury Zambian safari. Climb on board a river cruise or slip into a canoe to make your way through meandering river channels. Float past lush islands and under riverine trees where hundred-strong herds of elephants come down to the water to drink. Stop for lunch on a riverbank, with your feet in the sand and the hippos laughing across the water. Alternatively choose to go on an opeb vehicle safari into the National Park, where off road driving gives you the opportunity of up close and personal game viewing. The Lower Zambezi is renowned for the quality of its guides, and is home to a stunnning range of wildlife, including four of the big five. SADC 30 Day Out Rate $375 per person per night sharing. Valid 01 April - 30 November 2024 Special SADC 4 Night Fly-In Package R29,999 per person sharing for a 4 night stay . Valid 01 - 30 April 2024 • 4 Nights Luxury Accommodation • Return flights from Lusaka to Jeki airstrip • Return transfers from the airstrip to the lodge • Luxury tented accommodation with private deck & plunge pool • All meals & selected beverages • Personal Muchinda (Butler) • Game Drives • River Safaris • Bream and Tiger Fishing • Canoeing • Daily Park fees Standard Rate $1,068 per person per night sharing ENQUIRE NOW RATE INCLUDES • Luxury tented accommodation with private deck & plunge pool • All meals & selected beverages • Personal Muchinda (Butler) • Game Drives • River Safaris • Bream and Tiger Fishing • Canoeing • Daily Park fees ​ HIGHLIGHTS With arguably the best location in the Lower Zambezi National Park, Sausage Tree offers the ultimate blend of river and land safaris in one of the best settings in Africa. ​ OUR TIPS The pinnacle of bush chic, Sausage Tree Camp was established in 1996 as Zambia’s most luxurious bush camp. It is still one of the few camps in Africa that guarantees private guiding.

  • Inzalo Safari Lodge

    Inzalo Safari Lodge Luxury Semi-tented lodge in the Welgevonden Big 5 Reserve, Waterberg. 1/18 Location Welgevonden Big 5 Reserve, Waterberg, Limpopo. DESCRIPTION: Inzalo Safari Lodge is an intimate tented luxury lodge in the spectacular Welgevonden Game Reserve, a vast 40,000 hectare ‘Big Five’ protected wilderness within the UNESCO Waterberg Biosphere of South Africa’s scenic Limpopo Province. A mere 2.5-hour drive or an easy 45-minute flight from Johannesburg into one of the reserve’s two airstrips, makes the Welgevonden one of the most accessible premier malaria-free reserves in the country. Inzalo Lodge, a Zulu name suggesting "to be reborn", is situated along the crystal clear Sterkstroom River, where each of the five luxurious tented safari suites provides panoramic views of the river and Waterberg sandstone cliff beyond. The main lodge is an airy and welcoming retreat, with large open spaces extending onto an expansive deck and bar area with spectacular views. The décor and design combine modern comforts with understated luxury to create warm and inviting spaces where guests can mingle, dine, enjoy a refreshing beverage or simply soak in the views. Privately owned and managed with a passionate and dedicated team, Inzalo Lodge offers the opportunity to escape, explore and submerge oneself in the daily rhythm of the African bush. Safari experiences abound and include daily game drives, on-site birding, river walks, track and sign identification, bush walks, visits to San paintings, bush picnics and more. Each custom-designed tented safari suites have been positioned to provide maximum privacy, solitude and breath-taking views. Each suite features a private deck with splash pool, en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers, spacious bedroom, lounge area, well-stocked bar fridge and Wi-Fi connectivity. As a result of the reserve’s diverse landscapes, in addition to Big Five sightings, visitors can enjoy encounters with over 50 mammal species, 250 bird species and some of the bush’s most beautiful wildflowers that make their appearance in early spring. Special SADC Midweek Rate R3,740 per person sharing per midweek night. Book within 30 days of travelling until 12 December 2024. Special SADC 30 Day Out Weekend Rate R3,990 per person sharing per midweek night. Book within 30 days of travelling until 12 December 2024. Standard Rate R4,998 per person sharing per night. ​ ​ ​ SUBMIT ENQUIRY PRICE INCLUDES: All meals Luxury accommodation in a Tented Suite Two game drives per day Tea/coffee, refreshments & snacks on game drive Complimentary Wi-Fi Return transfers from the Welgevonden Game Reserve East Gate or Welgevonden Airstrip at set times. HIGHLIGHTS With their private plunge pools and outside showers, the 5 spacious tents are perfect for a romantic break ! Really spacious Suites (50 sqm each), air-conditioned, private decks with romantic stand-alone baths. OUR TIPS Good array of activities which include bush walks, San painting, game drives, bush picnics and more.

  • Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge

    Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge Luxury Safari Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park. 1/13 Location Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger DESCRIPTION: Chitwa Chitwa basks in the sun on the banks of one of the largest dams of the exclusive 63,000 hectare Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park. Original, stylish, innovative and personal, Chitwa Chitwa features an eclectic fusion of African chic and contemporary European design to create gorgeous, unbridled luxury – although nothing could compete with the beauty of its setting, next to one of the largest lakes in Sabi Sand and a popular watering hole for local wildlife. This means spectacular game-spotting without even leaving your seat, whether you’re on your private deck, in the chic lounge or enjoying the wonderful cuisine in the dining room or lake-side lapa. Great care has been taken to balance unpretentious style with complete comfort when it comes to the Chitwa Suites. Each of the six individually decorated suites open onto a private lake-view deck with its own private plunge pool, framed by a spacious timber deck that overlooks the nearby water – a popular drinking hole for our wealth of wildlife. The luxury suites are very spacious, varying from 130 to 180 square metres, and can accommodate 1 extra bed for children under the age of 12 yrs only. The Charlsy Suite in particular is a superb solution for families or friends travelling together! It consists of two splendidly appointed inter-leading en-suite rooms joined by a comfortable living area. A fabulously spacious common lake view deck with a swimming pool completes this unique unit. All the Chitwa Chitwa Suites include a bath-tub, indoor and outdoor shower, fireplace, minibar, fan, hairdryer, tea coffee making facility and an iPod docking station. Chitwa Chitwa is highly acclaimed for its excellent game viewing, over the years the animals have grown accustomed to the presence of safari vehicles in their territory andthe Sabi sand boasts some of the best opportunities to meet Africa’s Big Five – being the five most dangerous animals to meet on foot: buffalo, elephant, rhino, leopard and lion. The highly qualified guides and Shangaan trackers ensure an unforgettable African safari by enriching the experience with their profound knowledge regarding this animal kingdom and its complex habitat. RATE INCLUDES: Luxury Accommodation All meals Water, teas and coffees 2 open vehicle safaris a day Daily walking safaris Return transfer from the Chitwa airstrip to the lodge. HIGHLIGHTS: Traversing an area of 5,500 hectares, morning and evening game drives acquaint you with the denizens of the African bush: the mighty Big 5. The Sabi Sand is regarded as the best place to see leopard and lion in Africa and affords you the opportunity to get up close and personal for that perfect photo. OUR TIPS: The Chitwa experience offers memorable game drives and bush-walks under the guidance of professional rangers and trackers. Children of all ages are welcome and dedicated bush walks for children are catered for. Special SADC Rate R15,000 per person sharing per night. Valid until 30 April 2024. Standard Rate R24,050 per person sharing per night ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ENQUIRE NOW

  • Tulela Safari Lodge

    Tulela Safari Lodge An exclusive-use safari lodge in the Klaserie Reserve, Greater Kruger. 1/25 Location Klaserie Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park DESCRIPTION: Tulela is an exclusive-use safari lodge offering exceptional comfort and luxury to families and friends in a private location in the Kalserie Reserve, Greater Kruger Park. Truly embodying a place of peace, Tulela lies beneath mature, indigenous trees that bring songful birdlife and the gentle whisper of rustling leaves to everyday life. Nestled right on a bend in the seasonal N’tsiri River, our bedrooms gaze out at quietly passing wildlife and onto a busy waterhole beyond. ‍ The setting of the lodge gives guests a place to relax comfortably and connect with their wild and wonderful surroundings, reawakening a connection to nature. The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is a protected wilderness and cherishes a low tourism density, offering a private and personalised wildlife experience. The five-bedroomed lodge is designed to reflect the natural colours and textures of the surrounding bush, while offering a high level of luxury and comfort to guests. A spacious central living area welcomes festive mealtimes under the trees, fireside chatter after dark, and playful afternoons at the swimming pool, which has an uninterrupted view of the waterhole. ‍ A fully furnished kitchen, easily accessible fridges and a coffee bar offer refreshments at any time, while a private chef will prepare meals according to your schedule. Tulela is equipped with top-of-the-range amenities and products to make guests’ experience as pleasurable as possible. Tulela can host 10 guests in five luxurious bedrooms and has a spacious, central living area, which draws people together around the rim-flow swimming pool, fire pit, and experiential dining area. The lodge features an “amphitheatre” that invites wildlife to drink at a waterhole positioned in full view of the lodge so that you can sit back, relax, and watch as nature’s stories unfold around you. Tulela boasts five luxuriously appointed rooms, two of which have an interleading door and double as a family suite. Three are positioned overlooking the riverbed and two have a view of the waterhole. Each room leads into an en-suite bathroom with double vanity, indoor shower and bath tub, and an outdoor shower in a space shared by green plants with open sky and trees overhead. Let Tulela set up a special picnic at a perfect spot in the bush – under a huge jackalberry tree affectionately known as Big Jack. In an open clearing in the shade of this big, evergreen tree, a layout with a feast is provided with light a welcoming campfire. Enjoy champagne on ice, and have the chef cook up a sizzling breakfast spread. Explore the Klaserie on foot Get familiar with the bush and see tracks and signs in detail on an interpretive bush walk. Whether it’s a short child-friendly exploration along the riverbed with your guide and tracker, or a three-hour-long guided walking safari through the reserve, this immersive experience is a fantastic way to deepen your connection with the nature around you. Kid-friendly itineraries Kids activities are tailored to suit different seasons, children's ages and preferences, and can be personalised for guests' unique safari schedules. There is a range of activities catering for ages two to 16 that will suit those who are adventurous and curious about the bush, or those who like to engage their creative sides. Unlimited Game Viewing With the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, head out into the reserve with your guide and tracker on a private game drive. This iconic safari activity offers the chance to encounter the Big 5 in breath-taking ways, watching them from the comfort of custom-made game viewers. RATE INCLUDES: Exclusive use of the entire lodge accommodating 10 guests. Main guest area with firepit-style boma, rim-flow swimming pool with safety cover, viewing deck, indoor and outdoor dining area all overlooking the riverbed and private waterhole. Fully catered with a private chef and housekeeping staff Air-conditioning WiFI in all the bedrooms. Same-day laundry service Morning and afternoon Game Drives Bespoke activities and programme including guided bush walks, tracking, bush picnics / breakfast and kids activities. HIGHLIGHTS: Exclusive use of the entire lodge including 5 ensuite bedrooms with outside showers Unlimited access to game viewing vehicle with guide and tracker and 6000 ha Greater Kruger traverse Family-friendly with kids programs and child-minding service available Fully catered, and self-catered options available with a private chef, an assistant cook and housekeeping staff to tend to your needs OUR TIPS: The Star Deck is designed to enthrall and to elevate an experience in nature. Without compromising on comfort, it strips away the layers of four walls and places you in a soft cocoon as an offering to the indigo sky. There’s nothing like the twinkle of eternity to remind you of life’s possibilities and reset your path on Earth. Special SADC Rate R45,000 per night for exclusive use of the entire lodge for 10 people Standard Rate R65,000 per night for exclusive use of the entire lodge for 10 people ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ENQUIRE NOW

  • Kuname Manor House

    Kuname Manor House A secluded safari villa in the Big 5 Karongwe Reserve kuname-manor-house-9-1.jpg kuname-manor-house-karongwe-portfolio-lounge.jpeg kuname-lodge-manor-house-karongwe-portfolio-exclusive-luxury-safari-lodge-gallery-15.jpeg kuname-manor-house-9-1.jpg 1/22 Location Karongwe Private Game Reserve on the outskirts The Greater Kruger National Park, Limpopo DESCRIPTION: This Colonial style house, which boasts two on-suite bathrooms, a living room area, loft and a fully equipped kitchen area, can accommodate up to six guests (ideally suited to four adults and two children). This is an ideal setting in the African Bush with full board facilities. The staff will attend to your every need whilst you enjoy a cocktail alongside your private splash pool or relax under the big Weeping Boer Bean and Jackal Berry Trees. You will experience pure Africa while enjoying dinner around the fire, listening to the evening sounds and be amazed by the beauty and clarity of the African skies. Kuname Manor House is situated in the Big 5 Karongwe Reserve surrounded by Weeping Boer Bean and Jackal Berry Trees – here, you can feel, touch, smell and see the African Bush at its best and be warmly welcomed into our piece of Paradise. The Manor House, a new addition to the Kuname Family, is a beautiful three bed room and property situated on the banks of the Kuvenyami River. The staff will attend to your every need whilst you enjoy a cocktail alongside your private splash pool or relax under thebig trees surrounding the lodge. Experience the mgic of an African night in the bush while enjoying dinner around the fire, listening to the evening sounds and be amazed by the beauty and clarity of the night time skies. Game viewing continues all day, whether on a Safari or sitting on your private deck overlooking the drop to the Kuvenyami River and the watering hole close by. You will be entertained by a number of birds bathing in the water or the local animal species that will come for a sip of water during the course of the African day. Experience up close and personal big game viewing on the morning and evening game drives conducted by trained guides and trackers in open safari vehicles. RATE INCLUDES: Exclusive-use accommodation in the Manor House All meals Two game drives daily Wi-Fi Complimentary Little Paws Center & Tracker 101 Rate quoted is for 4 people, extra 2 guests charged at R3,000 per person per night. HIGHLIGHTS: Private & peaceful Villa Ideal for Families Gourmet platted meals Children welcome of all ages Set on the Riverbed of Kuvenyami River Close access to the Greater Kruger National Park Set in the beautiful Drakensberg Escarpment Complimentary Little Paws Center & Tracker 101 OUR TIPS: Exclusive use means that you ahve your own safari vehicle and deicated guide team, which is ideal for children, Special SADC Rate R13,200 per night for exclusive use of the lodge incl. of all meals and game drives. Bookable 6 months in adavnce Standard Rate R37,320 per night for exclusive use of the lodge ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ENQUIRE NOW

  • Silvan Safari

    Silvan Safari Ultra Luxury Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve 1/18 Location Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park DESCRIPTION: Silvan Safari is the newest luxury lodge in the Sabi Sand region of the Kruger National Park. No indulgence was ignored or level of luxury overlooked to create the world’s grandest safari experience. Located in the northern section of the spectacular Sabi Sand region, where the roar of the lion is your morning wake up call and the cry of the fish eagle your hourly reminder that every heart and soul on earth beats with the connected rhythm of these historic lands. Silvan redefines luxury safari in Africa and the inspirational leadwood forest provides the ideal canvas for this groundbreaking lodge. The contemporary, modern architecture is slick and bold. With six extraordinary suites, and one family unit, the lodge provides an enchanting, intimate setting to immerse yourself in this forested paradise. The pure, calming energy of the Manyeleti River flows at Silvan’s doorstep, nourishing the trees and bringing life to the area. Revel in this from your own private plunge pool, watching elephants stroll by in the grandest safari pool in Africa. The design and decor, environmental impact are all state-of-the-art, yet elegantly understated. Five of six the Suites are double units perfected suited to a romantic getaway, but for families, the Leadwood Family Suite is perfectly split into two separate bedrooms connected by an open-air deck that is wrapped around the branches of a Leadwood tree. Each Suite has its own private plunge pool where you can watch elephants stroll by. Other room facilities include ceiling fans, aircon, fireplaces, numerous outdoor and indoor sitting areas and en-suite bathrooms with both a shower and a bath. Silvan Safari's public areas are similarly alluring with extensive wooden decks leading to hidden corners throughout the lodge where you can relax and unwind. Dining too is a breakthrough experience and one of the main draws to Silvan aside from its design and wildlife experiences. The majestic Jackalberry tree with a lower breakfast deck, outdoor gazebos and the Modjaji dining room are living spaces for gathering and sharing. We encourage a relaxed dining experience and as such allow our guests to set the rhythm and routine of their day. Meals are typically served in the main lodge but can be enjoyed privately on your deck or shared with a group in a specially chosen location. While you need to look no further than the riverbed below Silvan to spot wildlife, game drives offer you the best chance to experience the incredible variety of animals which the Sabi Sand is so famous for. An early wake-up call at dawn will see you rise with the bush and its residents. Silvan mimic the movements of the wild, going in search of wildlife when they're most likely to be on the move (early mornings, late afternoons, and evening) and retreating to the shade as they do for respite from the midday heat. Blankets and state-of-the-art Swarovski binoculars are available in the vehicles. Silvan also offers the opportunity to discover the wildlife of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve on foot. An exquisite spa is also available to relax and unwind while the fully functional gym is there for those liking to keep physically active on holiday. Silvan also boasts a full length (25m) lap pool on the main deck. Keen photographers can head to the Silvan Studio, a state-of-the-art facility equipped with a professional media room, Apple computers and large-scale printers, ensuring you can return home with a perfectly edited gallery of shots! RATE INCLUDES: Accommodation in Luxury Suites 3 gourmet meals daily Laundry Walking safaris Two game drives daily with a qualified guide, with refreshments & snacks Return road transfers from the Silvan airstrip (Elephant Plains airstrip or Arathusa airstrip) Unlimited W-Fi HIGHLIGHTS: On-site pool and treatments at the Ansellia Orchid Spa State-of-the-art media room for photographers and other creatives Gourmet meals from the onsite restaurant can be enjoyed outdoors on decks and gazebos or in the dining room, in keeping with the sheer quality of the lodge, the dining experience is simply outstanding. OUR TIPS: Every pod's private plunge pool is perfectly positioned for you to watch, cocktail in hand, as animals stroll by along the riverbed below Special SADC Short Notice Rate R8,740 per person sharing per night. Valid until 30 June 2024. Standard Rate R29,945 per person sharing per night ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ENQUIRE NOW

  • The Oyster Box

    The Oyster Box A luxury boutique hotel standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront 1/14 Location Sitting proudly on Umhlanga’s beachfront just 15 minutes from the airport, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse. DESCRIPTION: Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront just 15 minutes from the airport, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, we are South Africa’s most cherished hotel and a national treasure. Discover the timeless elegance and enjoy a multitude of dining options, including their famous curry feast and High Tea, and indulge in the award-winning spa amid tropical gardens. Sleep beautifully in one of the luxurious rooms, suites or villas. Opt for a magnificent four-poster bed overlooking the gardens, a stunning sea-facing cabana or the truly outstanding Presidential Suite, split over two levels with a private lift. Breath-taking views, five-star facilities, world-class cuisine and accommodation of distinction are yours to experience at The Oyster Box, one of the world’s leading hotels. The Oyster Box has long been one of Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels, with an abundance of old-world charm and a breath-taking seaside setting. Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront near Durban, with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, lush landscaped tropical gardens and direct beach access, this legendary hotel occupies a special place in the hearts of countless guests who have enjoyed its warm, caring service and relaxed elegance for almost 70 years. PRICE INCLUDES: Luxury Accommodation in a Classic Sea Facing Room Sumptuous Breakfast HIGHLIGHTS The hotel is filled with stylish décor and original artwork, with spaces for everyone; from the welcoming bars providing unique atmospheres in which to unwind to the kid’s holiday club which never fails to keep children endlessly entertained. Famed for exquisite cuisine and attentive service. Each of the dining venues has a reputation for extraordinary culinary experiences. Other facilities include a spa, gym, private cinema and conference facilities. OUR TIPS: The Oyster Box offers a choice of 86 luxurious Rooms and Suites either sea or garden-facing, individually styled in splendid luxury with caring detail, elegant amenities and thoughtful touches. All rooms have private balconies or terraces with views of either Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and the breath-taking coastline or the hotel’s lush tropical gardens. Whether travelling solo, with your partner, friend or whole family, The Oyster Box has a room for you. Classic Room R3,036 per person sharing per night. Min. 2 Night stay. Valid until 13 June excl. long weekends. Classic Sea Facing Room R3,205 per person sharing per night. Min. 2 Night stay. Valid until 13 June excl. long weekends. Standard Rate - Classic Room R5,200 per person sharing per night. ​ ​ per person sharing per night. ENQUIRE NOW

  • Chundukwa River Lodge

    Chundukwa River Lodge Private River Lodge situated on the grassy banks of the Zambezi River just 25 km upstream from the mighty Victoria Falls. 1/8 Location Set in a lovely riverside position 25km upstream from the Victoria Falls in the Livingstone area of southern Zambia. DESCRIPTION: Peace is found in the flow of a river and the eco-friendly, luxurious guest rooms that all face the Zambezi. The lodge is owner-run and champions of locally made and personal hospitality. The boutique bush lodge has five intimate, river-facing guest chalets, open-fronted for a greater connection with nature, and one riverside family cottage. You’ll hear hippos grunting every evening, before they come onto the property to graze the lawns behind the chalets. Chundukwa River Lodge is a destination in itself, half an hour’s drive from Livingstone, 36km upstream of the Victoria Falls. Come here to retreat, relax, recover, horse-ride, bird-watch, cruise on the Zambezi, explore the Victoria Falls and try some of the adventure and safari activities in the area. This patch of paradise has been in the family for over 50 years, and is intimately connected with the environment and the people, their tribal language and traditions. Visit the local village and meet the people. Chundukwa is renowned for their riding stables with horses for all abilities, child-friendly farmyard animals, delightful staff and delicious meals. Special SADC High Season - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast $215 per person per night sharing. Valid 01 April - 31 October 2023. Special SADC Low Season - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast $195 per person per night sharing. Valid 01 November - 14 December 2023. Standard Rate $500 ​ ENQUIRE NOW RATE INCLUDES Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Offer Includes A Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Stay in a Riverside Chalet or Chundu Cottage (*Min 2 Nights Applies at Chundu Cottage) • Includes breakfast and dinner daily with bottomless teas, coffees. • All other drinks, meals, airport transfers and other experiences are not inclusive and are available at additional fees. • T&C's Apply. A Full-Board Stay in a Riverside Chalet or Chundu Cottage (*Min 2 Nights Applies at Chundu Cottage) • Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with bottomless teas, coffees and ONE in-house activity from a selected list per day. • Choose your daily activity - a sunset or sunrise boat cruise, AM or PM horse-ride (1h30), Birding or Bush Walk (1h), a mountain bike tour of our horse ranch, nearby villages and farmlands, a riverside or River Float picnic, fishing in our dams for children or use of our boat / pack your own fishing rods! (1h30) • Excludes a Victoria Falls Day Trip with a private guide and vehicle - make your day a pleasurable experience - ask us how! This is an additional cost of US$ 80.00 per person, min 2 pax. • All other drinks, meals, airport transfers and other experiences are not inclusive and are available at additional fees. • T&C's Apply. ​ HIGHLIGHTS Situated on the grassy banks of the Zambezi River just 25 km upstream from the mighty Victoria Falls, our elevated open-fronted chalets boast stunning views of the Zambezi River. We are located in a game-rich area and sightings of hippo and elephant among other animals are common. There is also an abundance of plant and birdlife to be found surrounding the lodge and although the sounds of the bush might briefly keep you awake; this is short-lived as their chatter soon softens to a unique African lullaby. ​ OUR TIPS The Victoria Falls region has become the premier adventure hotspot of Africa with a multitude of activities to suit every traveller. Of course, guided walking safaris and game drives are activities not to be missed. Those seeking adventure will enjoy adrenaline-pumping white water rafting in the river or taking a horseback ride from the lodge, through the bush and alongside the river and enjoy beautiful scenery while doing so

  • Serondella

    Serondella Luxurious intimate safari lodge in the Thornybush Reserve, Greater Kruger. serondella-main-pool.jpg serondella-elephant.jpg serondella-lodge-79.jpg serondella-main-pool.jpg 1/22 Location The Thornybush Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park DESCRIPTION: After many years of expert management by The Thornybush Collection, Serondella returns to operating independently. Reimagined and reinvigorated, the lodge is a better version of its former self, offering nothing short of 5-star accommodation and service. Nestled in a private concession in the north-east sector of the renowned Thornybush Private Game Reserve, and overlooking an active waterhole, the lodge’s position within the Greater Kruger National Park is simply perfect for an unforgettable safari experience. Serondella can accommodate up to 14 guests. All ages are welcome and children of 5 years and younger are accommodated free of charge. Serondella’s original offering consisted of two one-bedroom suites and a two-bedroom family suite, each of which has undergone a wonderful makeover. A new addition is “Willem’s Den”. This three-bedroom family suite was previously the owner’s private retreat. After a complete transformation, it is now available to guests and features a private boma and heated plunge pool. The suites are welcoming retreats with private decks and luxury, high quality amenities. The contemporary Afro-Scandi décor is carried out throughout the lodge, complemented by unique Anton Smit art. The lodge has commenced an exciting culinary journey, starting with a commitment to using organic and locally sourced produce for artisanal dishes, and a wine list created under the guidance of sommelier extraordinaire Carrie Adams and David van Niekerk of High Constantia. But a lodge is nothing without its people, and Serondella is proud of its revitalized team. Expect to be dazzled by a bright smile and a warm heart from each of its members, from the experienced guides and trackers to the fastidious housekeepers, passionate chefs and professional hosts. Twice daily open-vehicle game drives are conducted by FGASA trained guides, whose passion it is to share their knowledge of the bush. RATE INCLUDES: Accommodation in a luxury suite; All meals; Beverages excluding premium brands; Twice daily safaris in open game viewing vehicle and additional bushveld walks (at the discretion of the guide and time of year), all with FGASA accredited field guides and tracker; Transfers between Thornybush Game Lodge and Thornybush Airstrip Emergency Evacuation service by air or road ambulance in case of a life threatening situation; Laundry service; Wi-Fi. HIGHLIGHTS: Situated on a riverine forest on the banks of the ephemeral Monwana river. With huge Feverberries, Appleleaves and Boerbeans as the lodge and suites’ background, the view over the lodge waterhole is almost always interrupted by animals that gave Serondella its name – Elephants. OUR TIPS: The 3 bedroom suite is fantastic for small groups of friends or families. Special SADC 30 Day Out Rate R8,499 per person sharing per night. Must book within 30 days of travel. Valid until 18 December 2024. Standard Rate R22,000 per person sharing per night ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ENQUIRE NOW

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