South Africas Private Game Lodges

South Africas Private Game Lodges

$3259 per person

South Africa has truly mastered the art of luxurious living in the bush. Home to diverse landscapes and wildlife regions the country offers a superb collection of private game lodges.

We have selected a few that are internationally known to offer you an amazing experience. We strongly believe that a 3-night stay is required to thoroughly enjoy not only the ‘Bush Experience’ but to also indulge in the numerous activities that your lodge has on offer.

Accommodations:

Settlers Drift

Settlers Drift is a 5-star luxury tented lodge located in a remote and untouched part of the Kariega wilderness, offering a unique tented safari combined with 5-star luxury. The lodge consists of 9 spacious tented suites (each 110m²) – offering opulent bedroom and living area, full bathroom, indoor/outdoor shower and private deck. The luxuriously appointed and perfectly positioned tented lodge delivers the ultimate guest experience.

Facilities:
- Restaurant
- bar
- lounges
- library/lounge with satellite TV
- wine cellar
- spacious decks
- curio shop
- pool
- boma
- spa treatments

Tinga Narina Lodge
Sabi Sabi Little Bush Lodge

Location: Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa

Little Bush Camp is the smallest and most secluded of Sabi Sabi’s lodges. Styled with contemporary elegance, the 5-Star lodge is a showcase of safari chic in a relaxed environment. Ideal for exclusive use by small groups, there are six suites, all with en-suite bathrooms, private decks and heated spa bath overlooking the riverbed and surrounding bush. An intimate lodge, inviting lounge and outdoor boma welcome guests to enjoy the safari of a lifetime.

Facilities:
- Free Breakfast
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Suites
- Swimming Pool

Kapama Karula Lodge

Location: R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa

Kapama Karula set on the banks of the perennial Klaserie River is one of Kapama’s most secluded and prestigious safari camps named Karula. Karula means "place of peace" in the native tongue, and soon after your arrival you will know exactly why this name is just so perfect for this magnificent luxury safari camp. Peace is but one of the many emotions that will encompass your soul as you look at the serene waterway meandering gently past your doorstep and the age old saying "water is life" will begin to have a whole new meaning for you. Karula Lounge and bar the open plan lounge and bar area, with floor to ceiling glass doors illustrates the perfect balance with elegant light colors. This modern building with its whitewashed wooden structure, skylights and open air bar, creates a cozy feel to the lounge and makes it a day time favorite to enjoy a drink or just sit back and enjoy the sights Karula has to offer.

Features:
- Bar
- Lounge
- Business Centre with Internet Access
- Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
- Free Breakfast
- Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )Free Parking
- Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
- Restaurant
- Room Service
- Shuttle Bus service
- Suites
- Swimming Pool
- Wheelchair access

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Location: Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa

Family owned and managed since 1933, this International Award Winning private game reserve is located in the finest territory of the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve. It stretches for kilometers along the perennial Sabie River which forms its natural boundary with the Kruger National Park. The land is a place of rarity and carries with it a passion which can only be instilled by a great family history. Lion Sands has three different Lodges, Lion Sands River Lodge; Lion Sands Ivory Lodge and Lion Sands 1933, each with their own unique style and experience.

Features:
- Fitness Centre with Gym
- Workout Room
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Room Service
- Suites
- Swimming Pool

Leopard Hills Pvt. Game Reserve

Location: Kruger National Park 1242, South Africa

Award-winning Leopard Hills is located in the western sector of the renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve, bordering the world famous Kruger National Park. The Lodge is spectacularly situated atop a rocky outcrop, offering magnificent views over the bush and an active waterhole on the plains below. The Reserve comprises over 10,000 hectares of incredibly diverse ecosystems making Leopard Hills the ideal destination to view plentiful game in its natural habitat. Here the Big Five, (Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard), abound and viewing them at close proximity is our speciality.

Features:
- Bar/Lounge
- Fitness Centre
- Free Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Room Service
- Suites
- Swimming Pool

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

Location: Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1350,South Africa

Sculpted deep into the natural landscape, Earth Lodge takes its cue from nature – textures, colours, light, space all reflecting the lodge’s surrounding bushveld. Thirteen magnificent suites break with traditional safari style to showcase hand-carved furniture sculptures, rich linens and earthy colours. Enormous en-suite bathrooms feature natural stone baths and indoor and outdoor showers; and each suite has a private plunge pool and patio. The lodge has a wine cellar, spa, boma, library and pool.

Facilities:
- Bar/Lounge
- Business Centre
- Fitness Centre
- Free Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Suites
- Swimming Pool

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Location: Kruger National Park, Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Bush Lodge is celebrated the world over for its warmth, vibrancy, 5-Star luxury and exceptional safaris. Huge wooden viewing decks overlook a busy waterhole; and 25 suite features sumptuous linens and fabrics, beautiful leather and wood furnishings, and an en-suite glass fronted bathroom with indoor and al-fresco shower leading onto a private patio. The lounge, bar, pool area and boma are all relaxing meeting places where stories are shared and friends made

Facilities:
- Business Centre
- Free Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Swimming Pool

Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge

Location: Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa

Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge Camp is full of Romance, intimacy, luxury and 5-Star service epitomized. A late 1800’s railway theme with authentic memorabilia evokes images of a time when life moved more slowly, more gently. Eight beautiful suites feature handmade beds draped with mosquito nets, soft linens and antiques. En-suite bathrooms (recently refurbished) have indoor and outdoor showers. Excellent cuisine is enjoyed in the small farmhouse kitchen or intimate outdoor boma and viewing decks overlook a riverbed

Facilities:
- Free Breakfast
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Swimming Pool

Cheetah Plains

Location: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Cheetah Plains is one of the oldest bush camps in the Sabi Sand. Sharing a 50km unfenced border with the Kruger National Park, and is home to the Big Five. Here you will experience traditional Safari values, comfortable accommodation, and food prepared around the campfire. The lodge has eight chalets, which ensures an exclusive Safari experience. Each chalet has either a double bed or two single beds, an en-suite shower, air-conditioning, mosquito net and a verandah overlooking the gardens and the wild African bush.

Facilities:
- Swimming Pool
- Internet access in Reception area
- Curio Shop – gift shop
- Laundry service
- In-room safe
- Lounge area
- Viewing deck
- Revitalization treatment facility

Arathusa Safari Lodge

Location: Kruger National Park, South Africa

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. Together these two areas comprise one of South Africa’s most incredible and pristine preserved wilderness sanctuaries. Arathusa offers an exceptional safari experience – expect a high concentration of an assortment of game, including the Big Five, and frequent leopard sightings. The lodge is situated on a large waterhole, ensuring interesting game and bird viewing from the comfort of the camp. Standard and private luxury accommodation options, exceptional service, value for money and luxury spa services from Arathusa’s Safari Spa are just a few of the things that put Arathusa Safari Lodge in a league of its own.

Features:
- Swimming Pool

Kings Camp

Location: PO Box 1255 | Hoedspruit , 1380, Kruger National Park 1218, South Africa

Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Kings Camp reflects the charm and romance of a colonial past in a pristine corner of unspoilt Africa. Kings Camp is situated facing an open savanna plain with a waterhole, which is frequented by a wide variety of wildlife, day and night. Eleven generously spacious colonial suites are luxuriously equipped with air-conditioning, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor double shower, fully stocked mini-bar and private verandah. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colours of the bushveld.

Features:
- Bar/Lounge
- Business Centre
- Fitness Centre
- Free Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free Parking
- Restaurant
- Room Service
- Suites
- Swimming Pool

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Join daily in any of these destinations (min. 2 participants)
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
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Day 1 Arrive at selected Lodge
Arrive in time for lunch and a rest before we take a thrilling open-safari vehicle game drive through the bush of the wildlife reserve. Overnight at your selected lodge (3 nights) Included Meals: LD
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Days 2 & 3 In the Private Game Reserve
Each day, enjoy early morning and late afternoon and evening game drives with our professional game rangers. In between, relax or choose from optional activities offered at your lodge. Included Meals: BLD
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Day 4 Depart the Private Game Reserve
After a final early morning game drive, we depart from the camp. Included Meals: B
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InclusionsNot Included
Meet and greet on arrivalInternational airfares and departure taxes
Round-trip road transfers between lodge and Mpumalanga Airport or Hoedspruit AirportMeals not indicated
Accommodation as described (or similar) with en-suite facilitiesGratuities
Transportation by open safari vehiclesItems of a personal nature
Game viewing as described inclusive of entrance feesOptional tours
Meals as described by BLDEntry visa fees (if applicable)
Local taxes and service chargesTravel insurance
Services of a professional English speaking guide