South Africa Holiday Destinations

South Africa is home to an abundance of wildlife and diverse scenery – from the Indian Ocean with its incredible marine life to the breathtakingly beautiful mountainous ranges, bushveld and savannah wilderness areas home to an array of wildlife and historical landmarks.  South Africa is one of the very few places on Earth where you're able to tick off all of the Big 5 (elephant, buffalo, rhino, lion and leopard) in one day being one of the world's best Big 5 safari destinations with incredible private conservation areas and national parks such as Kruger, Madikwe, Hluhluwe iMfolozi, Phinda, Tswalu and so many more. Away from the bush, is the famous Cape Town which has an incredible holiday feel with it's beautiful beaches, Table Mountain, colonies of African penguins, whales, winelands with superb local wines and local foods. Kwa-Zulu Natal stretches from the untouched Indian Ocean shoreline where turtles lay their eggs each and every year, to Big 5 reserves, lakes, mountains and historical battlefields. Excellent value for money, South Africa really does offer a diversity of destinations and experiences.


Coaching Retreat with Mark Fraser Grant

Peace & Fulfillment Wellness Coaching Retreat

Wellness Coaching Retreat

There is absolutely no reason why you need to try and go through it alone! This Wellness Coaching Retreat will include powerful coaching sessions, meditations, stress and anxiety detox session with renowned Consciousness Coach Mark Fraser-Grant. 29-31 October 2021

The Rain Farm, Ballito, KZN
R6925 per person sharing / R7925 single includes: 2 nights / 3 days accommodation; Meals; 1 Guided game drive; On-site activities; Professional and intentional coaching and meditation sessions with Mark Fraser-Grant

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Tswalu Kalahari Cape

An inspirational experience for the discerning traveller

An immersive safari from 2 luxury lodges with exclusive access to the vast Kalahari wilderness. The remote reaches of the reserve may be explored on private game drives, walks or on horseback. Only truly endemic species on the reserve including Black-maned Lion, Leopard, African Wild Dog, Cheetah, Spotted Hyena, Buffalo, Black & White Rhino, Sable, Eland, Zebra, Giraffe, and the elusive nocturnal species including aardwolf, aardvark, brown hyena, pangolin, bat eared fox, cape fox.

Tswalu, Kalahari Reserve, Northern Cape
From R26 168 per person sharing per night + a Free Night or more includes full-board accommodation (at either The Motse Camp or Tarkuni Homestead); Private vehicle, guide and tracker; Walking safaris and nature walks, including traditional plant-use interpretation; Habituated meerkat experience, horse riding and bird watching; Some of the oldest bushman rock engravings in Africa; Visit to our community health care centre and pre-school; Introduction to the Tswalu Foundation's research projects of interest; Involvement in current wildlife projects on the reserve; All meals and snacks, including private dining experiences; All beverages, including full selection from our award-winning wine list; Wireless internet access and national telephone calls; Children's Tswalu Junior Ranger programme and babysitting 

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Jamala Madikwe

Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge

A Tribute to African elegance - With facilities for a maximum of ten guests, exclusivity is a hallmark of this very spec

Owner-managed and run, Jamala Madikwe, Royal Safari Lodge offers an intimate bush experience with just 5 luxury villas. Here personal service and attention to detail are the cornerstones of every waking moment. Jamala Madikwe is beautifully positioned within the Madikwe Game Reserve. Located in the North West Province of South Africa, the reserve is home to the greatest diversity of wildlife in the southern region

Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge, Madikwe, NW Province
From R6 700 per person per night includes accommodation in one of our luxury villa's; All fine dining meals freshly prepared by our team of award winning chefs; All soft drinks, waters, coffees and tea's; Refreshment station in the villas; Wi-fi; Twice daily game drives; Internal transfers from the landing strip to the lodge 

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Jamala Madikwe

Lelapa Madikwe Safari Lodge

A family friendly luxury lodge ideally located in the Madikwe Game Reserve

This is one of the only places in Africa where you can see Aardwolf, Brown Hyena and Spotted Hyena together in one reserve. Aside from the excellent opportunity of seeing Africa’s Big-5, the Madikwe Game Reserve is also home to healthy Cheetah and Wild Dog populations, as well as Africa’s Secret-7: Aardvark, African Wild Cat, Civet, Large Spotted Genet, Pangolin, Porcupine and Serval.

From R3225 per person sharing per night includes all meals, teas/coffees, two game drives daily with refreshments, transfers from airstrip, specified inlusive safari activities, WiFi in public places.

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Madikwe Safari Lodge

Madikwe Safari Lodge - Dithaba Lodge, NW Province

Appreciate the vastness and diversity of Madikwe Game Reserve’s landscapes and wildlife

Madikwe’s wooded hills give way to savannah and Kalahari plains, roamed by all of the Big Five and countless other mammals. Look up and you will see hundreds of resident and migrant birds gracing its skies. Coupled with the reserve being malaria-free, this all makes for a special place to explore.

Madikwe Safari Lodge - Dithaba lodge
From R16500 per night for exclusive use of the 4 suite lodge on a self-catering basis; all linen; serviced daily; private safari vehicle with accredited guide.

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Fugitives Drift

Fugitives Drift Battlefields KZN

Emotive storytelling brings history to life at Fugitives’ Drift Lodge

The spectacular Fugitives’ Drift property, a 5000 acre Natural Heritage Site, overlooks both Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Take part in Fugitives’ Drift’s awe-inspiring battlefield tours, which bring the battles of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana to life, leaving one with a deep and tangible insight into some of the most moving of South Africa’s battlefields.

Fugitives Drift, Battlefields, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R929 per person sharing per night includes breakfast

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Three Tree Hill Lodge

Three Tree Hill Lodge Battlefields Spionkop KZN

Where History, Nature & Culture Meet

Against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa, and overlooking the secluded Mfazimnyama Valley of the Spioenkop Game Reserve, lies Three Tree Hill Lodge. Enjoy spectacular scenery, locally grown farm-style country food and superb hospitality. Listen to history come to life as Simon relays the stories of The Battle of Spioenkop, Colenso & Churchil's Capture, Ladysmith Siege, Battle of Ceasar's Camp & Wagon Point and others

Three Tree Hill Lodge, Battlefields, Spioenkop, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R1020 per person sharing per night self catering or R2270 includes all meals, teas & coffees

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The Cavern

The Cavern, Drakensberg, KZN

A World Heritage Site Adjacent to the Royal Natal National Park and the Amphitheatre 

The Cavern is located high in the foothills of the Northern Drakensberg, surrounded by towering mountains, forests and streams, adjacent to the Royal Natal National Park and the Amphitheatre. The resort offers all sorts of activities and mouthwatering meals.

The Cavern, Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R1536 per person sharing per night includes all meals, morning & afternoon tea, on-site activities

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Cathedral Peak

Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg, KZN

Nestled in a tranquil and secluded valley in the heart of the Drakensberg

Surrounded by the magnificent peaks of some of the World Heritage Site’s most impressive and iconic mountains, Cathedral Peak offers an array of facilities, activities and adventures with unrivalled access to the Drakensberg Mountains - walks, hikes, mountain bike trails, jogging routes, horse rides, quad biking, helicopter, tennis, beach volleyball, badminton, bowling, children’s playground, mini golf course, climbing tower, and both heated and cool swimming pools. Something for everyone.

Cathedral Peak, Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R1387 per person sharing per night includes all meals, morning & afternoon tea, on-site activities

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Thanda Safari

Thanda Big 5 Safari KZN

An exclusive experience of the African bush and understated luxury

Thanda Safari is a multiple award winner & a celebrated Big Five private game reserve situated in the soulful wilderness of northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is world-renowned for its exclusive experience of the African bush and understated luxury, matched with its celebration of Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment.

Thanda Safari, Zululand, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R2995 per person sharing per night includes Tented accommodation, two game drives per day with professional guide and tracker, all meals and selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), WiFi 

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Shayamanzi Houseboat

Lake Jozini Houseboat Safari KZN

Relax on a luxury houseboat on Lake Jozini, South Africa - tiger fishing, game viewing, birding. Great for groups

Northern KwaZulu Natal has many natural and splendid beauties, but little can compare with the superb wildlife to be seen on the shores of the vast waters of Lake Jozini. On board one of our Shayamanzi Houseboats, soak up the stunning scenery of the Lebombo Mountains and Pongola Game Reserve. Enjoy calm serenity on the water or the thrill of Tiger fishing!

From R1800 per person on an exclusive self-catering charter / R2400 per person on a fully catered exclusive charter / R2360 per person sharing on a shared charter includes crew, game viewing, fuel and diesel, transfers from Jozini Tiger Lodge to the Houseboats, secure vehicle parking at Jozini Tiger Lodge, Welcome drink on arrival, Brunch / Lunch, Snacks, tea and coffee

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Lake Jozini White Elephant Camp

Lake Jozini White Elephant Africamps Glamping Getaway KZN

At the foot of the majestic Lebombo Mountains and the shimmering waters of Lake Jozini

AfriCamps at White Elephant Safaris in Pongola Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal is the perfect destination for a self-catering family Glamping getaway where land-based and water-based guided safaris departing right from the camp are the highlights of your stay.

Africamps Pongola Game Reserve on Lake Jozini, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R1340 per tent / per 2 people sharing per night low season 2020/2021
Includes: Tented accommodation (sleeps 5 max) with aircon, fireplace, braai area, hot tub, communal swimming pool

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Leopard Mountain

Leopard Mountain Manyoni KZN

An unforgettable safari into the Big 5 Manyoni Private Game Reserve

This Big 5, multi-award winning lodge is located in the 23 000ha Manyoni Private Game Reserve, offering spectacular views in 9 luxurious well-appointed stone and thatch chalets.  Enjoy peace and tranquillity in your hammocks or private plunge pool.  Indulge in tantalizing cuisine and hand select wine from our unique multi-award winning cellar.

Leopard Mountain Lodge, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Last minute rates - Book within 10 days of arrival Rates: January - December 2020
From R3356 per person sharing includes luxury accommodation; Breakfast, Light Lunch and Afternoon tea & Dinner; 2 Game Drives daily with refreshments; Teas & Coffees; Wi-Fi

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Leopard Mountain Rhino Conservation Safari

3 night Adapting to Survive & Thrive During the Covid-19 Recovery Period Retreat KZN

Embrace the 'new norm' through learning from nature with hands-on rhino experiences - Corporate Getaway
By the end of this retreat, you will have let go of whatever fear you have had that was stopping you from embracing the ‘new norm’ during the Covid-19 recovery period so you can look outwards with bigger picture thinking and adapt to new personal and business normalities, strategies and methodologies in order for you and your business to survive the same way that our precious Rhino have had to Adapt in order to Survive! 

Leopard Mountain Lodge, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Includes:  Accommodation in luxurious luxury stone and thatch chalets; All meals; 2 game drives daily; Optional Rhino Dehorning Exercise & visit to the Rhino Orphanage; Optional Business / Life Coach group sessions; Wi-Fi; Conservation Fees

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Mavela Tented Lodge Manyoni Big 5 Safari KZN

Expect to encounter some of the animals from your private safari tent within the Manyoni Private Game Reserve, Kwa-Zulu Natal 

Mavela Game Lodge is a safari-style tented lodge with only 5 tents located inside the Big Manyoni Private Game Reserve in the North of KwaZulu-Natal, also home to 400 species of birds. The lodge is fully-inclusive to all guests, which means you can help yourself to anything you wish. Immerse into nature and live amongst wildlife.

Mavela Game Lodge, KZN
From R2400 per person sharing (6 people sharing, 3 nights)

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Rhino River Lodge

Rhino River Lodge Manyoni Safari KZN

An intimate Big 5 safari on the banks of the Msunduze River in Manyoni Private Game Reserve, Kwa-Zulu Natal 

Rhino River Lodge is a Big 5 safari lodge offering an intimate and comfortable private safari experience, with excellent game viewing and luxury accommodation. With a relaxed family-friendly atmosphere, Rhino River Lodge has become well known for our value-for- money safari experience and excellent customer service.

Rhino River Lodge, Manyoni Private Game Reserve, KZN
From R2295 per person sharing includes accommodation, 2 game drives daily, all meals, snacks & drinks on game drives 

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Rhino Sands

Rhino Sands Luxury Tented Safari Camp, Manyoni, KZN

A five-star tented luxury safari destination designed to bring an authentic safari experience in traditional East African style to Kwa-Zulu Natal

Rhino Sands Safari Camp is an 8-bed luxury tented camp set on a peninsula in the Msunduze River in Manyoni Private Game Reserve. The entire camp is set under canvas upon wooden platforms within the riverine forest. We embrace the idea of a bespoke safari experience. While the daily rhythm revolves around game drives and meal times, each day is set to be a little bit different than the one before.

Rhino Sands Luxury Tented Safari Camp, Manyoni Private Game Reserve, KZN
From R4956 per person sharing includes accommodation, 2 game drives daily, all meals, selection of local wines, spirits and soft drinks 

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Kosi Forest Lodge; Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge; Thonga Beach Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge / Rhino Ridge Lodge / Thonga Beach Lodge SADC specials

For travellers that enjoy exceptional experiences in nature

Kosi Bay: Visit South Africa's last unexplored wetland wilderness - a unique wetland world of lakes and forests.
Hluhluwe iMfolozi: Experience exclusive luxury and Big 5 wilderness within South Africa’s oldest national park.
Isimangaliso Wetland Park: Walk down to the warm Indian Ocean and experience pristine beaches and a treasure trove of marine life beneath the breakers, from vivid reef fish to schools of dolphins, and even turtles returning to the beach to lay their eggs.

Kosi Forest Lodge / Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge / Thonga Beach Lodge, KZN
SADC resident special August - November 2021
From R2148 per person sharing per night

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Tembe Elephant Park

Tembe Elephant Park KZN

Home to Africa’s largest elephants as well as the 2nd smallest antelope, the suni, 340 bird species, wild dog and the BIG5!

There is a place in Africa where the wild elephants still roam. The legendary Ivory Route where the great tuskers still tramp their ancient pathways through dense sand-forest and tall yellow grass. This is Tembe Elephant Park, a 300 square kilometer reserve between Zululand and Mozambique, home to Africa’s largest elephants as well as the second smallest antelope, the suni.  A community run lodge with warm hospitality and exciting game drives.

Tembe Lodge, Northern KZN
From R1680 per person sharing per night (based on 5 nights)  includes accommodation in a luxury safari tent with en suite bathroom; All meals; 2 game drives daily; Wildlife hide visits; Teas/coffees.

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Royal Thonga Tembe

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge, Tembe Elephant Park, KZN

Bordering the Big 5 Tembe Elephant Park is the beautiful Royal Thonga Safari Lodge

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge is a natural paradise for visitors to this unique reserve, the lodge is architecturally designed to emulate the local Tonga building style, and each of the fourteen chalets are uniquely positioned to offer guests total privacy and luxurious comfort within a sand forest.

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Thula Thula

Thula Thula, KZN

A tranquil African safari into situated in the heart of Zululand in the footsteps of the late Lawrence Anthony

Thula Thula, with its centuries of cultural and wildlife heritage takes pride in tracing back its origin to the private hunting grounds of King Shaka, founder of the Zulu Empire. The first historic meeting between Shaka and his father (Senzangakhona), which set the stage for the creation of the Zulu nation, took place at the Nseleni River at Thula Thula.

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Gqoyeni Bush Lodge iMfolozi

Gqoyeni Bush Lodge iMfolozi

A self-catering bush lodge in the Big 5 iMfolozi Game Reserve KZN

An 8 Bed self-catering lodge in the iMfolozi wilderness, elevated on a peninsula overlooking the confluence of the Black Mfolozi River and the Gqoyeni Stream. This bush lodge offers excellent game viewing opportunities in an ideal setting, on foot or self-drive.

From R990 per person includes exclusive use of Gqoyeni Bush Lodge, cook and cleaning staff, personal guide for bush walks, all linen, towels, cutlery and crockery; Community Levy and Emergency Rescue Levy

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Hlatikulu Bush Lodge iMfolozi

Hlatikulu Bush Lodge iMfolozi

A self-catering bush lodge in the Big 5 iMfolozi Game Reserve KZN

An 8 Bed self-catering lodge in the iMfolozi wilderness, sited on a terrace overlooking the Black iMfolozi River in the heart of the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park and provides excellent opportunities for walks into a part of iMfolozi that most people never see.

From R850 per person includes exclusive use of Hlatikulu Bush Lodge, cook and cleaning staff, personal guide for bush walks, all linen, towels, cutlery and crockery; Community Levy and Emergency Rescue Levy

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iMfolozi Walking Trails

iMfolozi Wilderness Walking Trails KZN

Exceptional Wilderness Walking Trails in the iMfolozi Game Reserve KZN

There is something incredibly special feeling the African earth under your feet as you put one foot in front of the other on a walking trail in a pristine Big 5 wilderness where you are completely vulnerable and completely aware of your surroundings -what’s happening in that very moment… you breathe it, feel it, smell it, taste it, touch it and experience it. Time stands still as you immerse yourself completely in the moment, as you embrace and become one with the wilderness.  Various trail options available from 2+ nights in base camp, under the stars, in the bush camp.

2021 Trails at 2020 Prices! From R2805 per person - see inclusions in more info... 

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Bonamanzi, KZN

Proclaimed a Natural Heritage Site in 1995 in recognition of the biodiversity of the Reserve we offer Sand Forests, Savanna & Wetland Areas - a magical spot for birders!

Bonamanzi Game Reserve is bordered by the spectacular Lake St. Lucia Isimangaliso Wetlands - a World Heritage Site - and the magnificent Hluhluwe River. The reserve is widely recognised as one of the best birding destinations in Southern Africa.

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3 night / 4 Day Phinda Adventure KZN

&Beyond 3 night / 4 Day Phinda Adventure - Let your imagination soar

Let your imagination soar With its magnificent position between the African wilderness and the balmy depths of the Indian Ocean, &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve offers a range of thrilling land and water adventures.

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Makakanta Bay Lodge Lake St Lucia Isimangaliso KZN

Experience unspoiled beaches, wetlands, game drives, boat cruises; birding, hippo & crocodile sightings

Makakatana Bay Lodge is set on the banks of Lake St Lucia within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site, one of the few natural wonders left on earth. Experience the home to more than 1000 hippo and 1200 crocodile. Explore the wetlands, coastal dune forests, pristine beaches, seek out wildlife and over 500 bird species.

Makakantana Bay Lodge, Lake St Lucia, Isimangaliso Wetlant Park, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R3450 per person sharing per night includes all meals; teas and coffees; 1 wetland drive per day

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Elephant & Rhino Experience Conservation Safari

Elephant & rhino experience - exclusive 'more than just a safari'

“More than just a Safari” Experience Hluhluwe iMfolozi Game Reserve.

Africa’s oldest proclaimed Game Reserve Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Home to an astounding number of what is probably the most intriguing animal found in the wild, the African Elephant.

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Amakhosi big 5 Royal Hideaway Safari KZN

Amakhosi Big 5 Royal Hideaway Safari - On the banks of the Mkuzi River offering exceptional service and luxury

Amakhosi is located in a blend of savannah, wetlands and mountains. The Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of Zululand Mkuze River in Amakhosi private game reserve. Artistic décor, African fusion cuisine and prompt attentive service, makes AmaKhosi a bush lodge difficult to match elsewhere in Southern Africa.

Amakhosi Lodge, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Flash Sale! From R2680 per person sharing includes accommodation in luxurious river suites; brunch, high tea, tea/coffee, dinner; Game drive activities 

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Mkuze Falls

Mkuze Falls KZN

Mkuze Falls 5 Game Reserve - Discover the richness and diversity of this big 5 game reserve 

The unique ecosystems of riverine, wetland, lowveld bushveld and montane grassland provide the diversity and large quantity of bird and animal species. The reserve is home to the Big Five, cheetah, hippo and a vast number of plains game. For ornithologists and bird-lovers, Mkuze Falls and its wetlands are an absolute must. There are more than 400 species of birds in the area.

Mkuze Falls Lodge, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R1999 per person sharing includes all meals, teas and snacks, two daily safari activities with soft drinks and waters on activities, bush walks

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Ghost Mountain Inn

Ghost Mountain Inn, Mkuze, KZN

Ghost Mountain Inn - Explore the spirit of Zululand from this beautiful oasis in the small town of Mkuze - Lots to see & do!

At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, Northern KwaZulu-Natal lies the enchanting Ghost Mountain Inn. A tale of family, history and an innate love for Africa, this intimate and award-winning hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the game and coastal reserves of Zululand and the Elephant Coast.  

Ghost Mountain Inn, Mkuze, KZN
From R948 per person sharing B&B 
From R2292 per person sharing on a 1 night package includes 3 meals, a local safari or 60 minute spa treatment
From R3114 per person sharing on a 2 night package includes dinner, breakfast, a boat cruise on Lake Jozini, a spa voucher

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Cheetah Ridge

Cheetah Ridge, Nambiti Big 5 Safari KZN

Create enduring memories of Africa at the Cheetah Ridge Big 5 Safari Lodge, Nambiti, KZN

Cheetah Ridge offers guests the timeless appeal of safari with all the trappings of modern comfort. Nambiti Private Game Reserve is one of just three private Big 5 game reserves in KwaZulu-Natal, boasting incredible game-viewing without the crowds. Cheetah Ridge is located in a malaria-free area – for a bush experience without the worry.

Cheetah Ridge, Nambiti, Kwa-Zulu Natal
From R1888 per person sharing per night includes luxury accommodation; All meals; 2 Game Drives daily; Afternoon game drive drinks

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Springbok Lodge

Springbok Lodge, Nambiti, KZN

Springbok Lodge epitomises the perfect safari experience with beautifully appointed tented suites, service excellence, superb cuisine and prolific wildlife ensuring an unforgettable experience.

This family-friendly fenced tented lodge is situated in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a conservancy offering 22 000 acres of pristine, Malaria-free bushveld. Well positioned off the N3, the main route between Johannesburg and Durban. The Reserve is home to the Big Five, as well as Cheetah, Hippo and over 30 species of plains game. 

Springbok Lodge, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, KZN
From R2108 per person sharing per night.  Winter specials - stay for 3 nights pay for 2 and more! 
Includes accommodation in luxury tented accommodation; 3 meals per day; Teas, coffees; In-room sherry; 2 guided game drives per day including snacks; Self-guided walks on lodge grounds

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Elephant Rock

Elephant Rock Lodge, Nambiti, KZN

Elephant Rock Luxury Safari Lodge offers the thrill of Big 5 game viewing from this intimate lodge

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve on which Elephant Rock Lodge is situated is a 10 000 hectare reserve,  is home to the Big 5.  An intimate destination with only 5 luxurious chalets, with a main viewing deck overlooking a waterhole. 

Elephant Rock Lodge, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, KZN
From R1895 per person sharing per night includes 3 Meals per Day, Afternoon Game Drives with a variety of Snacks, Morning Game Drives and Coffee & Tea and Muffins

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Teen Coaching Retreat

3 night Teenager Fun, Sun & Nature Inner Strength-Finding Retreat, KZN

What makes you stand out?
Are you seeking a vocation that allows you to express your deepest values & use your unique talents every day? Do you know that the most successful people in the world have invested in their strengths? Join us on a fun, inspirational, insightful, life-changing retreat. Discover your natural top strengths & embrace who you uniquely are!  Parents invest in your children - give them the ultimate gift of 2020! 

Watch this space for 2021 retreat limited to 12 teens of 15-20 years
Springbok Lodge, Nambiti
2020 price R10 500 per person sharing includes road transfers from Hillcrest/Howick return, accommodation for 3 nights, all meals, 2 game drives daily, on-site activities, all coaching sessions, teas/coffees, conservation levies  

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Umzolozolo Lodge, Nambiti, KZN

Umzolozolo is an intimate, privately owned, luxury 5* game lodge perched high on a hill with magnificent views of the valley below

Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is situated in the Big 5 Nambiti Game Reserve, in the heart of the Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands, is well known for its Battlefields from the Anglo-Boer war, only 4 hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban or 40 minutes from the Drakensberg, just off the main N3 freeway.  A luxury 5* game lodge where you will be able to enjoy the biodiversity of the reserve in near solitude.

Umzolozolo Lodge, Nambiti Private Game Reserve, KZN - 5* lodge at 3 star prices!
From R2500  per person sharing per night includes accommodation in 5 star luxurious accommodation; 3 meals per day ; Teas, coffees & cakes; 2 game drives per day; Sundowners & snacks on game drives

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Lions Valley

Lions Valley Lodge, Nambiti, KZN

Release the lion in you and pounce on these incredible getaway deals

Experience the bush in total luxury!  Lions Valley Lodge is the epitome of luxury adventure in South Africa. Nestled in the heart of the Nambiti Private Game Reserve just outside Ladysmith.  We take pride in making every guest’s stay with us a memorable one. So, whether you are looking to celebrate a special event, or just wanting to escape from the stresses of contemporary life, Lions Valley Lodge is the ultimate choice for a luxury holiday destination.

Lions Valley, Nambiti, KZN
From R2750 per person sharing per night includes luxury accommodation; Transfers on arrival and departure between Memorial Gate parking area and Lions Valley Lodge; Welcome drink on arrival (non-alcoholic); Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast; 2 X Game Drives daily with snacks & refreshments supplied on game drives –minerals, local beer and house wine on afternoon drive; Tea and coffee in suites and at Main Lodge throughout the day; Small decanter of Sherry in the suite on day of arrival.

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&Beyond SA Bushbreaks, KZN, Kruger, Sabi Sand

Luxury Accommodation; Superb game viewing; Delicious cuisine; Exceptional Service - now discounted for South Africans

Phinda, KZN:  Showcasing one of the continent’s finest game viewing experiences, &Beyond Phinda is home to Africa’s Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino), as well as 436 bird species. 

Ngala, Kruger National Park: Set within South Africa’s largest and most well-known game reserve in the world, Ngala Private Game Reserve offers not only one of the most incredible Big Five wildlife experiences in the world, but also offers an intimate one due to our exclusive traversing rights

Sabi Sand:  Adjacent to the world-renowned Kruger National Park the Sabi Sand is part of a conservation area that covers over two million hectares (almost five million acres),  with a great diversity of wildlife including the Big Five.

South African Residents Specials - for a limited time only! 
From R4660 per person sharing per night includes luxury accommodation; 2 game drives daily with an experienced Ranger and Tracker; 3 delicious meals daily; House wines, local brand spirits, beers and soft drinks (alcoholic drinks will be available and served according to current and updated South African lockdown restrictions); Sundowner drinks whilst on game drives; Tea & coffee; Laundry; Emergency medical evacuation insurance

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Savanna Lodge

Savanna Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger

Savanna lies in an area where 'Big 5' sightings are so frequent, it is not unusual to see lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino in a single game drive

Our internationally acclaimed lodge offers an exclusive, personalised and intimate safari experience to our guests, with a unique style of tented accommodation. A Savanna safari provides exceptional opportunities to see the ‘Big 5’ – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – as well as cheetah, wild dog, hippo, crocodile, an abundance of general game and over 400 bird species.

Savanna Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
From R3999 per person sharing per night

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RockFig Safari Lodge Timbavati

RockFig Safari Lodge, Timbavati

Set in the heart of Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, adjacent to the famous Kruger National Park, sits the intimate RockFig Safari Lodge – well situated for forays into the African wilds. Experience RockFig's Big 5 on our awesome SA  Residents special.

From R2000 per person sharing per night self catering / R3750 per person sharing per night includes all meals, local drinks and laundry; Daily safari activities in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve; Transfers to and from the lodge’s private airstrip

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Umlani Timbavati Greater Kruger

Experience the real magic of Africa & the wonders of the Timbavati Game Reserve

Experience the real magic of Africa at Umlani Bushcamp from this private nature reserve that shares an unfenced border with the legendary Kruger National Park.  Our beautifully designed eco lodge is off the grid and beaten tourist track, offering intimate and thrilling wildlife encounters, award-winning meals and a chance to reconnect with nature in one of Africa's world-renowned, unspoilt wilderness reserves.

Umlani Bushcamp, Timbavati, Greater Kruger National Park
From R3451.67 per person sharing per night
Includes Accommodation, 3 meals per day, 2 x game drives, optional bush walks, all local brand drinks

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Pafuri Walking Safari Kruger

Walking Safari in the Kruger National Park - an unforgettable experience

Pafuri is unrivalled walking country. Our walking trails, open from April to October every year, are renowned for offering true bush lovers an opportunity to experience one of Kruger’s remotest corners on foot. Led by experienced field guides, you will explore a place that is as vast as it is varied and wild. The trail offers you a chance to focus on the little things but you will also experience the rush of adrenaline when you happen upon members of the Big Five. 

Pafuri Walking Trail, Kruger National park
From R2524 per person sharing per night
Includes accommodation in the rustic trails camp, all meals, selected local beverages, 2 walks per day

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Pafuri Luxury Tented Camp Northern Kruger National Park

Makuleke Contract Park in the north of the Kruger National Park - An extraordinary wildlife experience awaits

Imagine lazing on your private deck, watching elephants follow the sunset towards the river. Hearing your heart beat to ghostly drums on moonlit nights and sensing the ancestors of the Makuleke in the stars and sand. Imagine falling asleep to the symphony of the bush, rising with the sun to join our master guides in open vehicles - or on foot - as we explore wildest Africa.

Pafuri Luxury Tented Camp, Makuleke, Kruger National Park
From R3287 per person sharing per night
Includes all meals, select local beverages (house wines, local beers, soft drinks, waters, select spirits) and two game drives per day

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Pafuri Baobab Bush House Northern Kruger National Park

Pafuri Baobab Bush House - Makuleke Contract Park in the north of the Kruger National Park - An Out of Africa Experience

Baobab Hill Bush House once accommodated the Pafuri Section Ranger. It can accommodate up to eight guests in four bedrooms. It is an exclusive use bush house situated on a small hill just north of the Luvuvhu River, with excellent views of the surrounding area.

Pafuri Baobab Bush House, Makuleke, Kruger National Park
From R12 615 for exclusive use of 4-bedroomed private house per night
Catering / Self-Catering.  Catered includes Brunch, high tea, dinner, snacks on morning and afternoon game drives, a daily allocation of a selection of local beverages including beer, wine, waters and cold drinks.

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Dulini Boutique Lodges, Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger National park

Dulini speaks of a deeply personal wildlife adventure: the classic safari experience for the sophisticated traveller. 

Reputed to be one of Africa’s finest safari destinations, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is home to Dulini's 3 beautiful bespoke character lodges situated in idyllic riverbank settings: Dulini, Leadwood and River Lodge. The intimacy of each boutique lodge is ideally suited to indulging the safari dreams of individual adventurers; exclusive parties celebrating special occasions together; and romancing honeymooners.

From R2500 per person sharing per night

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Arathusa Safari Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger National park

An exceptional safari experience, private luxury accommodation, exceptional service, great value for money  

Arathusa Safari Lodge is unique and highly sought-after by visitors because of its prime location within the Sabi Sand Reserve, adjacent to the unfenced Kruger National Park.  Expect a high concentration of an assortment of game, including the Big Five, and frequent leopard sightings. The lodge is situated in front of a thriving open plain ensuring interesting game and bird viewing from the comfort of the camp.

Arathusa Safari Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
From R4200 per person sharing per night includes all meals; house wines, beers and spirits; teas & coffees; twice-daily game drives in open safari vehicles; a guided bush walk and Wi-Fi

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Africa on Foot

Africa on Foot, Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger

Big five safaris and walking safaris in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve - A wildlife rich region in the heart of the Greater Kruger

Africa on Foot specialises in big five safaris and walking safaris in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. On a walking safari guests are led by experienced and professional trails guides through an area abundant with wildlife. Game Drives bring you closer to big game. Get really close to nature by sleeping out in the treehouse, which is located a few hundred metres from camp.

Africa on Foot Camp, Klaserie Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
From R2400 per person sharing per night includes all meals; house wines, beers and spirits; teas & coffees; twice-daily game drives in open safari vehicles; a guided bush walk and Wi-Fi

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Africa on Foot

Africa on Foot 3 night Wilderness Walking Trail

Unique 3 night walking safari experiences in the Maseke Balule Game Reserve in the Greater Kruge

Africa on Foot Wilderness Trails is a one-of-a-kind mobile safari experience in South Africa. This is one is for the adventurers and nature lovers who are looking for a walking safari experience like no other. Wilderness Trails is designed to offer 3 nights camping in the Maseke Balule Game Reserve, each night in a different location. Each day is spent walking through the 8000 hectare reserve in the Greater Kruger Park, and each night is spent at a new, fully set up mobile campsite in a scenic location.

Africa on Foot Wilderness Walking Safari, Museke Balule Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
From R2400 per person sharing per night includes all meals, bush walks & game drives, teas & coffees

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Chacma Bush Camp Maseke Game Reserve Greater Kruger

Experience a perfect Big Five safari in undulating landscapes dotted with rocky outcrops

This family-friendly camp offers an authentic and intimate safari experience close to the Olifants River. Wildlife weave their way through the mopane woodlands hugging the camp’s perimeter, which provides the perfect natural habitat for a variety of species. Maseke Game Reserve is a location that is relatively unknown and thus guests get to see an abundance of wildlife, including the Big Five.

Chacma Bush Camp, Maseke Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
From R2400 per person sharing per night includes all meals; Game drives and bush walks; Teas & Coffees (Fully inclusive option also available)

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Nsala Safari Camp, Nsala Private Reserve, Greater Kruger

An intimate and rustic bush camp perched on the banks of a dry riverbed in the game rich Nsala Private Game reserve

Nsala Private Game Reserve shares unfenced borders with the world-renowned Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve and the popular Kruger National Park. Nsala is an intimate and rustic bush camp hugged by marula and leadwood trees, and is perched on the banks of a dry riverbed overlooking a gentle s-bend in the meandering river.  Dry riverbeds shrouded in vegetation cut through the terrain, and provide the perfect hideaway for leopards and other predators to den their young. 

Nsala Safari Camp, Greater Kruger National Park
From R2400 per person sharing per night includes all meals; Game drives; Teas & Coffees (Fully inclusive option also available)

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Buhala Lodge, overlooking Kruger

An enchanting lodge on the banks of the Crocodile River overlooking Kruger National Park

The family owned and run 5* Buhala Lodge is an enchanting colonial style thatch roof lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River providing guests an opportunity to relax and dine outside while admiring gorgeous views of the Kruger National Park, and all the wild life splendour it has to offer. Members of the Big 5 are frequent visitors to our property along with hippo, crocodile and many antelope species. 

Buhala Lodge overlooking Kruger National Park
From R2360 per person sharing per night includes bed and breakfast

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Garonga Safari Company Greater Makalali

Prime Big 5 wildlife territory hidden away in the Greater Makalali Private Game Reserve west of the Kruger National Park

A luxury safari experience at Garonga Safari Co. replenishes mind, body and soul. Garonga Safari Camp, Little Garonga and MCH are safari camps are hidden away in the Greater Makalali Private Game Reserve, west of the Kruger National Park. Special indulgences celebrate our 'safari for the soul' ethos and make this an unforgettable retreat. Encounter the wildlife that roam in this South African wilderness on game drives and walking safaris with our expert guides.

Garonga Safari Company, Makalali Private Game Reserve
From R2738 per person sharing per night includes all Meals, teas & coffees (except self-catering option); Game drives, bush walks; Sleep-out experience; Bush Bath, Star Bath, and Yoga Sala; WiFi; 1 x Drink per person on sundowner game drives will be offered & 1 glass of Housewine at
dinner; Laundry

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Kapama Private Game Reserve

Nestled between the Blyde River Valley and Kruger National Park

Kapama’s four individually appointed and luxurious camps offer an escape for nature lovers from across the globe. This untouched part of Africa is home to some of our most endangered, beautiful and fascinating wild life.  Kapama’s four luxury lodges each have a charm of their own – Buffalo Camp delights with its old-world feel, Southern Camp offers warmth and hospitality, River Lodge is festive year-round, and Karula is breathtakingly elegantly. The more adventurous can also choose to spend a night in one of our romantic sleep-outs.

Kapama Private Game Reserve
From R3950 all meals, teas and snacks, all local and select premium drinks, two daily safari activities, bush walks, return transfers to/from Eastgate Airport (HDS) for scheduled flights 

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Thornybush River Lodge Kruger

A sublime safari experience awaits you in the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve

Embark on an exclusive journey into the beating heart of Africa within the greater Kruger National Park! Wrapped in luxury amidst the untamed African bush, you will experience unsurpassed game viewing opportunities in the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, open to the greater Kruger National Park. Big Five experiences blend seamlessly with 5-star service and amenities..

Thornybush River Lodge, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, Kruger
From R6135 per person sharing includes luxury accommodation, 3 meals, two game drives, optional bush walk. 
Book within 2 weeks of travel date 15% OFF - Book within 1 week of travel date 20% OFF - Midweek Stay 4 nights & only pay for 3

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Lush Private Lodge, Black Rhino Reserve, Pilanesberg

Lush Private Lodge, Black Rhino Reserve, Pilanesberg

Lush is a Lupini family-owned and managed boutique private game lodge, set within the Black Rhino Reserve of the greater Pilanesberg National Park and run on Italian hospitality, offering luxury accommodation, just 5 exquisite rooms, dining, and safari experiences. A relatively short drive from Johannesburg. Lush guarantees you authentic safari adventures to write home about. 

Lush Private Lodge, Black Rhino Reserve, Pilanesberg
From R2990 per person sharing includes two safari activities per day; All meals and snacks; Soft drinks, tea & coffee, selected alcoholic beverages; WiFi; Laundry

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Thaba Lodge, Black Rhino Reserve Self Catering

Thaba Lodge Black Rhino Reserve - Self Catering Luxury Lodge, Greater Pilanesberg

Thaba Lodge Black Rhino is a private, self‐catering luxury safari lodge in the Big 5 malaria-free Black Rhino Reserve, a private concession in the north-west of the 55 000 hectare Pilanesberg Game Reserve with 5 bush suites perfect for small groups.

Thaba Lodge , Black Rhino Reserve, Pilanesberg
AVAILABLE 27 MAY -03 JUNE 2021 / 12 -19 AUGUST 2021 ONLY! From R12650 per night for the lodge includes exclusive use of the lodge, serviced daily, two guided game drives on Black Rhino Reserve per day

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Cape Towns best

The best of Cape Town 4 Nights at the hotel of your choice + 3 Cape Day Tours

 4 Nights at the hotel of your choice + 3 Cape Day Tours -  The best of Cape Town

Our private tailor-made journeys offer complete freedom of choice. The itinerary below has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

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