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- Umganu Lodge
Umganu Lodge Private Sole Use Lodge Overlooking the Kruger National Park 1/14 Location Situated on the banks of the Sabie River overlooking the Kruger National Park, Elephant Point is located a mere 6km from the Paul Kruger Gate. DESCRIPTION: Umganu Lodge is an idyllic retreat for those wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This beautiful Lodge is open to the Kruger National Park and provides uninterrupted vistas of the magnificent Sabie River which is known for attracting an abundance of wildlife. Due to Umganu being a family destination, it has a perimeter fence which is electrified to ensure that the animals do not roam into the lodge. This beautiful air-conditioned lodge can accommodate up to 12 guests in 5 spacious en-suite bedrooms, each one beautifully decorated in one of Africa’s big 5 animals ~ lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. The lodge also has a separate room with its own private bathroom and kitchen which can be used as a pilot room or a nanny’s room. The open-plan living area is stylishly decorated with high volume ceilings, beautiful polished cement floors and offers wifi throughout. The spacious lounge has a television along with full satellite television (DSTV), a beautiful stocked bar area and various board games for those feeling a little competitive. For those wanting a little peace and quiet, you can head upstairs and relax in the snug lounge or enjoy the sights from the outside viewing deck area. The living area opens up to a covered patio area with its own bar area. The lodge also has a private heated plunge pool for the master suite and one public heated pool. For those wanting to have a relaxing evening around a roaring fire, you can enjoy our beautiful sunken boma area. For those that enjoy the night sky, you can make use of the telescope and admire the beauty overhead. So, if you are looking for an exclusive private safari or you need to arrange a family getaway, Umganu Lodge is the perfect lodge for you. Situated within the Kruger National Park Area, the estate is conveniently located a mere 6km from the Paul Kruger Gate, 26km from Skukuza Airport, or a 5 hour drive from Johannesburg. Although not in the park itself, the lodges are set alongside the banks of the Sabie River where Elephants can often be seen grazing and drinking – from which the estate takes its name. Within close proximity to other comparable exclusive world-famous game reserves, Elephant Point can be said to be in a league of its own. RATE INCLUDES: Luxury accommodation on a self-catering basis for up to 10 adults and 2 children Meet and greet on arrival. Teas / Coffees. Exclusive use of the lodge. Daily housekeeping, boma cleaning facilities. Complimentary laundry service daily. Complimentary wifi throughout the lodge. A private chef is available at an additional fee. HIGHLIGHTS: Although not in the park itself, the lodges are set alongside the banks of the Sabie River where Elephants can often be seen grazing and drinking – from which the estate takes its name. Within close proximity to other comparable exclusive world-famous game reserves, Elephant Point can be said to be in a league of its own. OUR TIPS: Umganu is incredibly fortunate to have a partnership with Leopard Creek. If you rent Umganu & you’re a golfer, you & your guests will be allowed to play at this world famous golf course. Leopard Creek is an exclusive top 100 golf course, perched on the edge of the crocodile river and is an opportunity NOT to be missed. Special SIZA Rate R18,710 per night for sole use of the lodge. Valid until 15 December 2024. ENQUIRE NOW
- Black Rhino Lodge
Black Rhino Lodge Game Lodge in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve black-rhino-lodge-5jpeg black-rhino-lodge-lions-2_edited.jpg black-rhino-signature-image-4.jpg black-rhino-lodge-5jpeg 1/21 Location Pilanesberg Game Reserve, North West Province, South Africa DESCRIPTION: Black Rhino Game Lodge is a hidden treasure set within a Tamboti forest at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater within the 58 000 ha Pilanesberg National Park. This area has become renowned as one of South Africa’s most exciting big five eco-tourism destinations. A mere 33 km from Sun City this ‘Malaria Free’ safari destination is within easy reach of Gauteng and the Johannesburg International Airport. An ideal family retreat, Black Rhino Game Lodge boasts 23 spacious luxury suites, which will ensure our guests of comfort and style. Each air-conditioned suite offers television, tea and coffee making facilities and expansive bathrooms including an outdoor shower. Our private game viewing decks are the perfect spot to enjoy the tranquillity and excellent birding opportunities. Overlooking a busy waterhole, which is a hive of bird and animal activity and a favourite playground for elephant and buffalo, the central gathering area is an expansive space which invites the opportunity of outdoor living. The well appointed open plan lounge and dining areas spill over onto shady timber decks which offer guests wonderful areas for relaxation and game viewing. Special Siza Safari Rate - Suite R3,720 per person sharing per night. Valid until 31 December 2024 Special Siza Safari Rate - Luxury Suite R4,016 per person sharing per night. Valid until 31 December 2023 Standard Rate R4,680 per person sharing per night in a Suite SUBMIT ENQUIRY PRICE INCLUDES: Accommodation All meals, teas and coffee Game drives and Safari Activities 15% VAT HIGHLIGHTS Experienced game rangers and a team of energetic hosts will welcome guests in their journey of discovery. Open vehicle safaris through this picturesque game reserve combined with moments of magic at the fireside whilst enjoying a starlit dinner will delight guests. A visit to this special corner of Africa will remain in many fond memories. OUR TIPS The Black Rhino Game Lodge is on the western side of the malaria free, ‘Big Five’ Pilanesberg National Park of South Africa’s North West Province, the Lodge provides a beautiful bushveld getaway. Unlike any other national game park, the Pilanesberg hosts a combination of animal, bird, insect, reptilian and vegetation species, such as the Brown Hyena, Springbok, Red Eyed Bulbul and Camel Thorn tree. The Pilanesberg National Park is the perfect combination of the Kalahari and the wetter Lowveld. A major advantage of the Pilanesberg is that it is ‘Malaria Free’.
- Kateka Safari And Wellness
Kateka Safari And Wellness Ultra-luxurious safari lodge in the Big 5 Klaserie Reserve, Greater Kruger kateka-klaserie-big-5-lodge-21.jpg kateka-klaserie-big-5-lodge-4.jpg kateka-klaserie-big-5-lodge-20.jpg kateka-klaserie-big-5-lodge-21.jpg 1/22 Location 65,000 hecatre Klaserie Reserve with open borders to the Kruger National Park DESCRIPTION: Kateka is situated in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, which is 65 000 hectares of the Greater Kruger. Kateka, meaning ‘Be Blessed’ in the African Tsonga language, allows the Kateka team to share their love for wildlife and hospitality with guests from around the world. Guests can explore over 16 500 hectares of traversing that not only encompasses big five game viewing but also scenic terrains inhabiting wildlife of all kinds, big and small. The area prides itself on a very low vehicle density, inviting a holistic wilderness experience. Kateka hosts just 16 guests in 3 Classic Suites, 2 Deluxe Suites and 1 Villa, all beautifully finished with all the 5-star amenities. With an unusually low density of vehicles, this region of Klaserie sets the ideal scene for a holistic wilderness experience not often found in the Greater Kruger. Explore the Klaserie on a guided game drive, with plenty opportunities for excellent game viewing and wildlife photography. Enjoy your morning coffee in the crisp air out in the bush, and end the day with evening sundowners as the sky turns pink. There’s nothing like appreciating lion spoor up close, watching a dung beetle push his expertly rolled sphere or patiently waiting for a tortoise to cross your path on a guided bush walk. Smell the sweet scent of wild aniseed beneath your feet, as you follow the quiet footsteps of your guide, crossing over from spectator to participant in the wild ways of the Klaserie. Unwind from your safari activities in our wellness centre, where the spa team will treat you to a variety of treatments. Under the expert supervision of one the talented wellness experts, let the calming, natural sounds of the bush guide your rooftop yoga session above the spa. Enjoy our expertly prepared meals in a variety of settings at Kateka. Delight in a rooftop dinner in the fresh air, while the milky way does a slow dance across the inky sky, or take your dinner by the fire, the way meals are meant to be shared in Africa. Dine in style in the wine cellar, surrounded by the collection of fine South African wines, with front row seats to the nightly parade at the waterhole. All guest suites include the following: King size beds with mosquito nets Twin beds are available Air conditioning Heating Indoor & outdoor shower Wi-Fi USB/C charging points & international adaptors Smart lighting In-room safe Telephone Stocked mini bar with tea & coffee-making facilities International in room amenities Robes, slippers, hairdryer, sunblock, insect repellent Laundry service RATE INCLUDES: Luxury accommodation Rooftop terrace with a view Private plunge pool Two game drives daily All meals served in a variety of All local beverages HIGHLIGHTS: After an exciting morning of safari activities, find refuge from the warm midday sun in the Wellness Centre. Cool off in the spa pool, and indulge in a luxurious treatment in the capable hands of the wellness team. Start your day as the birds awaken and the sun rises over the bush, with calming rooftop yoga, or an active session in our state-of-the-art F45 gym. OUR TIPS: The area prides itself on a very low vehicle density, inviting a holistic wilderness experience. Kateka hosts just 16 guests in 3 Classic Suites, 2 Deluxe Suites and 1 Villa, all beautifully finished with all the 5-star amenities. Special SADC Rate R8,500 per person sharing per night. Valid until 30 June 2024 Standard Rate R28,800 per person sharing per night ENQUIRE NOW
- Machaton Camp
Machaton Camp Luxury Self-Catering Safari Camp in the Timbavati Reserve 1/9 Location Timbavati Game Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa The Timbavati Game Reserve is a private Big Five nature reserve which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa. DESCRIPTION: Machaton Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience. Next, to owning a private safari lodge, there is no more private way to enjoy a safari in the world famous Timbavati Reserve. The camp consists of the main building which features a lounge, kitchen and covered verandah, as well as 3 individual luxury suites. Each suite offers a large en-suite bedroom, a well-appointed bathroom with an outdoor shower, a dayroom with a sumptuous daybed and a large terrace with a plunge pool, allowing guests to either enjoy the main areas together or retreat in private to the suite. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Safaris are conducted in Machaton Private Camp’s private 4x4 vehicle over 14,000 hectares in the Timbavati Game Reserve, which shares unfenced boundaries with the Kruger National Park, allowing for free movement of animals between the two iconic reserves. Special SADC Exclusive Use Rate R16,959 sole use of the lodge for 6 people per night. Self-catering incl. safari activities and housekeeping. ENQUIRE NOW RATE INCLUDES: Exclusive use of the lodge. Twice-daily game drives in your private game-viewing vehicle with your on-site private field guide. Optional walk VAT at 15% Quoted rates are for 8 people HIGHLIGHTS: The lodge offers Big 5 game drives in the early morning and late afternoon/evening, taking advantage of the time of day that the animals are naturally most active. Nocturnal creatures - including the big cats - are regular sightings after dark. Currently over 40 mammal species are listed as resident in the Timbavati, including the Big 5 - Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant, as well as endangered species including Wild Dogs and Cheetah. There is an abundance of birdlife, with a total of 360 species of bird listed. OUR TIPS: Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay.
- Kapama Buffalo Camp
Kapama Buffalo Camp Tented Safari Lodge in the Big 5 Kapama Reserve 1/16 Location Kapama Private Game Reserve, bordering Greater Kruger National Park DESCRIPTION: This luxury tented camp, in Kapama Private Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park, is a quiet and intimate lodge where you can unwind in the shade of the trees and simply absorb the surrounding peace. The perfect luxury South African Safari escape. High in the treetops, accessible only by elevated wooden walkways, the old-world luxury tents of Buffalo Camp are the closest you’ll get to living alongside our wildlife. Buffalo Camp is reminiscent of a traditional African safari camp from a bygone era and offers the ultimate luxurious and intimate tented accommodation experience. The 10 spacious and plush tented suites are set on wooden decks perched on stilts over the tree shaded riverbank – each has been built from natural stone and wood and boasts décor accent colours of burnt red and gold. Set among tall, shady trees, with a seasonal river below, Buffalo Camp’s suites are ultra-luxurious tents that consistently delight guests. Dark wood and leather finishes add a nostalgic air, while lights illuminating the walkways at night create a wonderfully romantic ambience. Each luxury tent features en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning, as well as additional blankets for cooler weather comfort. Tea and Lavazza coffee facilities come standard, along with a fully stocked minibar. For peace of mind, there’s a lock-up safe for your valuables. Wooden walkways connect the tents to each other and the main lodge and at night, oil lanterns illuminate the walkways to create subtle light and an intimate ambience – a perfect setting for honeymooners and other romantics! Throughout the day, you will see wildlife around the lodge – nyala, antelope and vervet monkeys are frequent visitors, though seeing some of the Big Five is also not uncommon. From the balcony of your tent you can enjoy fabulous views over the riverbed where you can watch animal grazing below you - even in your pajamas. Twice-daily game drives through the reserve, accompanied by expert rangers and trackers, ensure unforgettable wildlife encounters where you could get the chance to view the iconic and most dangerous wild animals of Africa – the Big Five – which are at home on Kapama, along with over 40 other mammal species and 350 different bird species! The 4x4 open vehicles are excellent for photography and you could have that opportunity to trail behind lions and watching them hunt or find yourself snapping away in the middle of a breeding herd of elephants. As darkness falls, completely different species can be seen as the nocturnal animals come out and with the use of a spotlight your tracker will scan the bush for those give-away eyes! For the more adventurous, guided walks will give you a feel of Africa underfoot and you can experience many other smaller creatures that are also captivating with intimate encounters with nature and wildlife. RATE INCLUDES: Accommodation in Luxury canvas tents on decks All meals Teas & snacks All local and select premium drinks Two daily safari activities (safari game drives/bush walks) Return transfers from/to Hoedspruit Airport (Eastgate) for scheduled flights only Rate exclusions: Conservation levy of R200 per person per night HIGHLIGHTS: Experience the African bush in a way that is intimate rather than opulent Plenty of activities, including game drives, bush walks, and more… Authentic canvas tents set up on stilts and surrounded by lush tree canopies Tents include air conditioning, coffee machine, mini-bar and lock-up safe OUR TIPS: After a day out in the wild, there’s nothing more welcome than a pampering treatment in the award-winning luxurious spa. But if you’re in need of something more energetic, the state-of-the-art fitness centre may be for you. For those who aren’t quite sure, there’s always the steam room or spa pool – and even a curio shop where you can find that perfect gift for a loved one back home. Special 21 Day Out Rate R5,800 per person sharing per night. Valid until 30 June 2024 Standard Rate R11,250 per person sharing per night ENQUIRE NOW
- Klaserie Drift Safari Camps - Misava
Klaserie Drift Safari Camps - Misava Luxury Safari Camp in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park 1/15 Location Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park DESCRIPTION: Klaserie Drift Safari Camps lie in the heart of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, the largest private reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park. A contemporary wooden veranda complete with infinity pool, day beds and dining area overlooking the unimpeded views of the African bushveld form the main attraction at the Klaserie Drift Safari Camps. Indulge in superior luxury as elephants, monkeys and buffalo take a drink in the Klaserie river below. Quench your thirst at our chic open-air bar for an inclusive selection of South African wines and cocktails or share stories around an open fire under the starlit night sky. Spacious yet warmly decorated, the main lodge comprises a stylish lounge and library area, ideal for unwinding with a good book or movie on a cool winter’s evening. Whatever the weather, our highly trained chefs, spa therapist and friendly staff are always on hand to deliver an unforgettable experience. With endless views of the iconic Klaserie river, you’ll be forgiven for not wanting to leave after a stay in one of the River view suites. Ideal for a romantic celebration or just to add that extra bit of luxury to your stay, these suites offer the height of privacy and exclusivity. Lofty thatched roofs framed by wooden beams, natural wooden furniture and muted Earth tones lend a spacious but warm feeling to each individually-styled suite. Guests can expect air-conditioning, ceiling fans and tea and coffee facilities as standard, with the added bonus of your own dedicated wifi, private deck and luxurious indoor and outdoor showers. Art materials and a yoga mat are supplied for guests to truly unwind and enjoy the natural beauty around them. Each suite can be arranged as a twin or king and can easily accommodate an additional bed as a perfect option for families or groups booking together. The elegant garden-view suites are a charming fusion of traditional African style with modern luxury. Steeped in history, they maintain the classic shape of the original camp rondavels, with added opulence in the form of an en-suite bathroom and private deck overlooking the lodge gardens. Each individually-styled suite features beautiful thatch roofing and soft, organic decor to harmonise perfectly with the surrounding nature. Guests can expect air-conditioning, ceiling fans and tea and coffee facilities as standard, as well as art materials and a yoga mat to nurture your mind and body. Each suite can be arranged as a twin or king and our new, inter-connecting suites are a perfect option for families or groups booking together. It’s an all-round family experience that makes taking a safari with children a reality. With flexibility around accommodation and a dedicated, spacious family unit with inter-connecting rooms Klaserie Drift Camps gives children the freedom to have fun and explore while remaining close at hand. The lodge boasts a host of different board games, DSTV, a library full of books as well as the all-important infinity pool to ensure your children find something to keep them busy. Furthermore, for just R150 per child per day, you can enrol in the exclusive Kidz Club - lead by a qualified teacher and field guide - providing fun, interactive and nature-based activities while the adults get some much needed rest! RATE INCLUDES: All meals 2 Game drives daily Walking safari WiFi HIGHLIGHTS: Whether you are into animals, birds, relaxation or just a family escape, a stay at Klaserie Drift has something for everyone. Every morning and evening you will delve deep into nature on an exciting game drive or walking safari. During the day you can book a treatment with our qualified spa therapist and families can enjoy a fun-filled kids activity after breakfast. We also have our specialist safari packages, including a Yoga and Wellness Safari and a Birding Safari available for exclusive group bookings. OUR TIPS: Interpretive morning and afternoon game drives are conducted by qualified and experienced guides who are intensely passionate about the bush. Weaving intriguing stories with their vast knowledge of the flora and fauna, every drive is a unique opportunity to better understand this wildest of places. As well as the continual search for our iconic animals, your guide might share an insight into the local history and conservation issues, help to discover an appreciation for the myriad of insects, birds and trees of the area or even introduce you to the subtle art of tracking. SADC Special - Garden View Suite R4,725 per person sharing per night. Book within 60 days of travel. Valid until 31 December 2024. SADC River View Suite Special R5,975 per person sharing per night. Book within 60 days of travel. Valid until 31 December 2024. Standard Rate - Garden Suite R9,450 per person sharing per night. ENQUIRE NOW
- Nottens Bush Camp
Nottens Bush Camp One of the original game lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve 1/21 Location Sabi Sand Reserve, Mpumalanga, South Africa The Sabi Sand is part of the Greater Kruger National Park complex of reserves that have unfenced boundaries with each other. DESCRIPTION: As one of the original game lodges in South Africa, Notten’s Bush Camp offers a truly authentic African safari experience. It is a destination that captures the true meaning of being in the bush. With limited electrical lighting, a magical atmosphere is created. Surrounded by candlelight and lanterns at night capturing a warm and enchanting spirit of what the bush is meant to be. Situated in one of the best private reserves in the world, the Sabi Sand Reserve, which is open to the Kruger National Park and boast what is arguably the highest concentration of naturally occurring wildlife in South Africa, including the big five. With splendid panoramic views, Notten’s is the perfect place for peace and relaxation while watching wildlife meander past. Safaris are led by experienced and professional rangers in open-top Landcruisers, offering an adventurous discovery of the region’s prolific wildlife, including Big 5 game viewing. Unique walking safaris are offered daily giving guests the opportunity of discovering the smaller treasures of the area. This can be followed by lazy hours spent in the pool or having a massage at the Nature Spa. Under the cloak of nightfall one can enjoy the sounds of the African night, while dining in the candlelit boma beneath a canopy of stars. RATE INCLUDES: Accommodation All meals Twice-daily game drives in open vehicles with a qualified field guide. Optional walk Local soft drinks, house wines and beers VAT at 15% HIGHLIGHTS: Game drives in the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Real up close sightings where you hold your breath and cannot believe that you are witnessing wildlife in its natural habitat OUR TIPS: To ensure the highest quality and to honour the environment, Notten’s Bush Camp has exclusively 9 private suites. As the lodge is family/owner run, personal attention to detail is guaranteed. Special SA Residents' Rate R4,995 per person sharing per night. Valid until 15 December 2024. Standard Rate R9,995 per person sharing per night ENQUIRE NOW
- Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway
Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway Safari Lodge in the malaria-free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve 1/17 Location Welgevonden Private Game Reserve Waterberg region Limpopo South Africa DESCRIPTION: Perched regally amidst the bushwillows on the tip of a magnificent gorge overlooking the Sterkstroom River, Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway is just that; a romantic, secluded hideaway from the world’s worries, an intimate encounter with the beauty of the ruggedly scenic Welgevonden Game Reserve. Clifftop’s eight well positioned suites are luxurious and spacious, equipped with a fully stocked mini bar, safe, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and large bathroom with a bath, hairdryer, indoor and outdoor shower, and a full range of bathroom amenities. Enjoy a quiet read in the comfort of your own lounge area shielded from the outdoors by massive floor to ceiling glass French doors, or step outside on to your private timber deck complete with your very own plunge pool, an outdoor seating area. The stylish air-conditioned suites with their earthy colours and textures also feature indoor and outdoor showers with sweeping views – they’re the type of place where you could disappear into for an entire weekend without emerging except for the odd meal! That would be a pity though as the Welgevonden is certainly worth exploring on the twice-daily game drives (the lodge’s spectacular cliff top positioning does exact a small price in this regard in that it’s about a 20 minute drive down to the prime game viewing areas on the plains) Situated only 3 hours drive from Johannesburg, Welgevonden boasts some 36000 hectares of diverse and scenic bushveld and adjoins the Marakele National Park, making for a massive area under wildlife of almost 60000 hectares! Welgevonden boasts magnificent scenery with rolling mountains interspersed with deep gorges, river valleys and grassy plains. Clifftop is the one and only lodge in the eastern region of the park, therefore if you're looking for exclusivity and romance on your getaway then this is the place for you! Twice daily game drives depart in the early morning, stopping for refreshments en-route – on these 4x4 drives you and your ranger will explore both the beauty of the reserve and enjoy some excellent game viewing. Welgevonden is home to over 50 different mammals, including the Big Five, and boasts one of the largest populations of white rhino on a private reserve anywhere in Africa. The wide diversity of habitat encourages this wide range of wildlife and birds - there are rare and unusual species too, such as brown hyena, aardwolf and aardvark which are best seen at night. The grassy plains abound with antelope from the largest eland to the diminutive duiker, and cheetah, lion and leopard are always close by. SADC MIDWEEK SPECIAL R4,485 per person sharing per midweek night. Valid 16 January - 20 March 2024 SADC WEEKEND SPECIAL R5,979 per person sharing per night. Valid 16 January - 20 March 2024 Standard Rate R7,983 per person sharing per night SUBMIT ENQUIRY PRICE INCLUDES: Luxury accommodation Three meals daily Selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits). Two safaris daily Road transfer from the Welgevonden Main Gate or either of the 2 runways to the lodge HIGHLIGHTS The lodge’s setting must be one of the most spectacular in the country with outstanding views from the cliff top over the river cutting through the ravine below Cross rivers and climb rugged hills as you venture through the beautiful Welgevonden, a haven for the Big Five, Little Five and all manner of astounding wildlife species making this a wildlife experience to remember. OUR TIPS The Clifftop Lodge layout and setting is unique with outstanding views. It offers an elegant safari experience just three hours from Johannesburg. The private and very luxurious suites with their plunge pools and salas are perfect for romance – you could just hole up there for your entire stay only emerging at meal times!
- Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge
Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge Luxury Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Reserve, KwaZulu Natal 1/17 Location Nambiti Reserve, Ladysmith, Kwazulu Natal DESCRIPTION: Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is a 5-Star safari lodge located in the Nambiti Big 5 Game Reserve. Nestled atop a rocky outcrop, guests are spoilt with breathtaking views, an intimate setting and a wonderful hospitality experience. Umzolozolo features 4 Luxurious Suites, 4 Luxury Chalets, as well as a Presidential Suite. All the rooms are air conditioned and have large picture windows to maximize the stunning views across the bush below. In addition to private bathrooms, each suite has an outdoor shower. Guests can experience the truly magnificent views from the expansive wooden decks or the rim flow swimming pool at the main lodge, while sipping cocktails. Enjoy an indulgent body massage in the Health Spa. Guests enjoy 3 exquisite meals a day A full English Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and a scrumptious 4 Course Dinner. The Malaria-free Nambiti Reserve provides a wonderful safari experience with the opportunity to view Africa’s Big 5 along with cheetah. The reserve boasts wonderfully varied and memorably scenic landscapes which vary from the waterfalls and tumbling rapids of the Sundays River valley to an extensive area of grassy plains that remind one inevitably of the Serengeti. Two open-vehicle safaris with knowledgeable guides ensure that guests get the most out of the game viewing. PRICE INCLUDES: Luxurious accommodation All meals Teas, coffees & cakes Two game drives per day Snacks & sundowner drinks on game drives HIGHLIGHTS This luxurious lodge specializes in Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons, Wedding Anniversaries, Birthdays, Family Holidays, Small Weddings or just a great bush experience, ensuring that your safari is beyond expectation! OUR TIPS: Umzolozolo with its 8 luxurious suites was the first lodge opened on the Nambiti Reserve back in 2005 and remains one of the best! Nambiti’s very convenient location just a short hop off the N3 near Ladysmith in KZN – this makes it an easy drive both from Johannesburg (about 4 hours) as well as Durban (around 2 and a half hours). Special SADC Midweek Rate - Luxury Chalet R3,100 per person per midweek night sharing, valid until 10 December 2024 Special SADC Rate - Luxury Chalet R3,410 per person per night sharing, valid until 10 December 2024, excl.Easter Special SADC Rate - Luxury Suite with plunge pool R3,960 per person per night sharing, valid until 10 December 2024, excl.Easter Standard Rate - Luxury Chalet R4,620 per person per night sharing, valid until 10 December 2024, excl.Easter ENQUIRE NOW
- Tshwene Lodge
Tshwene Lodge Safari Lodge in the malaria-free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve 1/25 Location Welgevonden Private Game Reserve Waterberg region Limpopo South Africa DESCRIPTION: Surrounded by magnificent rock outcrops, Tshwene Lodge is a secluded oasis in the rugged valley of the Taaibos River in the private Welgevonden Reserve.. The Chacma baboon, after which the lodge is named, calls at the break of dawn. It offers peace and tranquility for those seeking to get away from it all. The five strategically positioned suites all offer privacy amongst a canopy of trees while affording intimate views of the valley below and the hills beyond. The main facilities include a wellness spa, two lounges, pool, indoor and outdoor dining areas set on a huge wooden patio with magnificent views. All meals are prepared by our local chef for a deliciously authentic experience. Special SADC Rate R4,500 per person sharing per night. Book within 30 days of travel. Valid until 30 March 2024 Standard Rate R6,850 per person sharing per night SUBMIT ENQUIRY PRICE INCLUDES: • Luxury accommodation • All meals • Selected Beverages • Two game drives daily with sun-downers & snacks • Tea & coffee • Wi-Fi in central area • Road transfer from the Welgevonden Main Gate or either of the 2 runways to the lodge HIGHLIGHTS The Welgevonden Game Reserve bordering the Marakele National Park is situated approximately 250km north of Gauteng. The Game Reserve is quickly gaining popularity in the South African and International markets due to its outstanding topography, high quality private game lodges and exceptional game viewing. OUR TIPS Luxury accommodation in a small intimate bush lodge situated in the heart of the Welgevonden Reserve - close to Johannesburg.
- Machaton Camp
Machaton Camp Luxury Self-Catering Safari Camp in the Timbavati Reserve 1/23 Location Timbavati Game Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa The Timbavati Game Reserve is a private Big Five nature reserve which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa. DESCRIPTION: Machaton Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience. Next, to owning a private safari lodge, there is no more private way to enjoy a safari in the world famous Timbavati Reserve. The camp consists of the main building which features a lounge, kitchen and covered verandah, as well as 3 individual luxury suites. Each suite offers a large en-suite bedroom, a well-appointed bathroom with an outdoor shower, a dayroom with a sumptuous daybed and a large terrace with a plunge pool, allowing guests to either enjoy the main areas together or retreat in private to the suite. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Safaris are conducted in Machaton Private Camp’s private 4x4 vehicle over 9,000 hectares in the Timbavati Game Reserve, which shares unfenced boundaries with the Kruger National Park, allowing for free movement of animals between the two iconic reserves. The only things the guests have to bring is the following - Firewood - Ice - Food - Drinks and drinking water ( water is safe for consumption, some guests just find it a bit salty due to high mineral content) (All of the above can be ordered from La Bamba/Spar/Pick n Pay in Hoedspruit, and they will deliver it all before your arrival) Extra services: A Chef can be booked on a service only basis - The guests still bring their own food, the chef will just prepare all meals. or Fully catered basis - The chef will be in contact with the guests to discuss menu and dietry requirements, he will purchase all food, and prepare meals. Policies: We are a family camp, thus we are child friendly. Children are allowed on game drives. Due to the fact that we are a private camp, and the camp is on sole-use basis, the game drives can be cut short if a child is not enjoying the drive and a parent would like to return to camp. The ranger is entitled to withdraw from a sighting if he/she feels a guest or child is disturbing such sighting. RATE INCLUDES: - The whole camp as exclusive sole use, on self catering basis. - 3 luxury chalets each with 2 rooms ( can sleep 4), full bathroom, private patios with splash pool and outside shower - Nespresso machines in each room, each guest receives a coffee pod each day, cappuccino machine in the kitchen(bean to cup), beans, pods and instant coffee is supplied, tea is also supplied - Cleaning staff /housekeeping, groundsmen, game ranger - 2 x 3 hour game drives each day - morning coffee stop and afternoon sundowner - Fully kitted kitchen - The boma has braai(bbq) facilities with everything you will need to braai/grill - Linens/towels etc - a Complementary bag of hardwood firewood to start the campfire with every evening, the fire will be lit by the time the guests return from their game drive Quoted rates are for 8 people but the lodge can sleep 10, extra guests rates are R2,050 per person per night for guests over the age of 11 and R1000 per person per night for children aged 4 - 11. Children under 3 stay free. HIGHLIGHTS: The lodge offers Big 5 game drives in the early morning and late afternoon/evening, taking advantage of the time of day that the animals are naturally most active. Nocturnal creatures - including the big cats - are regular sightings after dark. Currently over 40 mammal species are listed as resident in the Timbavati, including the Big 5 - Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant, as well as endangered species including Wild Dogs and Cheetah. There is an abundance of birdlife, with a total of 360 species of bird listed. OUR TIPS: Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Special SADC Exclusive Use Rate R16,600 whole camp for 8 guests on exclusive sole use basis. Valid until 15 December 2024. ENQUIRE NOW
- Phinda Zuka Lodge
Phinda Zuka Lodge Intimate Safari Lodge overlooking a private, wildlife-rich watering hole in the & Beyond Phinda Reserve, KZN. 1/19 Location Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal DESCRIPTION: Set amongst the densely wooded Zuka Hills of Phinda Private Game Reserve, studded with aloes and overlooking a small private waterhole, lies Phinda Zuka Lodge, a small intimate lodge with all the right touches. Encompassing an impressive 28,555 hectares (70,560 acres) of protected wildlife land in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Phinda Private Game Reserve showcases one of the continent’s finest game viewing experiences, and is home to Africa’s Big Five, as well as 436 bird species. Just four individual thatched Zululand bush suites, make up this intimate lodge that can be reserved on an individual room booking basis or as a sole-use villa for private gatherings. Phinda Zuka’s overall ambiance is that of cool, coastal bush-style; embodying the sophistication of simplicity. The charming suites cluster around a popular waterhole where a diversity of wildlife is regularly seen and birdlife flourishes. Each suite boasts a luxurious ensuite bathroom, complete with a circular bath chamber, double showers and twin hand basins. Comfortable lounge chairs, on private verandas, allow for gentle contemplation or an afternoon siesta. Guest areas include an interactive café-style kitchen, indoor sitting and dining areas, an intimate library and a swimming pool with an extended wooden deck overlooking the surrounding wilderness. Phinda is home to a magnificent variety of wildlife, including the Big Five, but is best known for its large population of cheetah and black rhino. The sand forest is home to the shy suni and the rare red duiker, two tiny antelope that are seldom encountered elsewhere. A variety of incredible adventures are available, including twice-daily game drives, nature walks, conservation and community experiences, sleep outs, village tours, an infrared Night Eye Experience, specialist safaris, as well as nearby ocean activities. Specialist safaris can be arranged in advance and focus on special interests such as birding, photographic, family and private safaris. PRICE INCLUDES: Accommodation Three meals daily Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees and refreshments on game drives Laundry Safari activities One hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability) Emergency medical evacuation insurance VAT Special rates require a minimum 2 night stay. HIGHLIGHTS Meaning sixpence in Zulu, Zuka Lodge offers guests a new experience of Phinda’s pristine wilderness. The Lodge’s four intimate cottages are set 15 metres (50 feet) apart, featuring verandas overlooking a busy waterhole where a diversity of wildlife is regularly seen. Sitting areas feature built-in sofas which double as beds for parents travelling with children 5 years and younger. Bedrooms have air-conditioning and fans and are ensuite, with a circular stone bath chamber, double showers, separate w.c and twin hand basins. OUR TIPS: With its seven distinct habitats, Phinda is often described as ‘Seven Worlds of Wonder’, a magnificent tapestry of woodland, grassland, wetland and forest, interspersed with mountain ranges, rivers, marshes and pans. Home to 1 000 hectares of Africa’s remaining rare dry sand forest, the reserve is situated in close proximity to the unspoiled beaches and spectacular coral reefs of the Indian Ocean, offering an unmatched combination of bush and beach adventures. Special SADC Rate R5,820 per person sharing per night. Book within 21 days of travel. Valid until 18 March 2024. Standard Rate R13,300 per person sharing per night. ENQUIRE NOW