From the quiet and serene majesty of the Drakensberg mountains to the wild adventure of searching out the Big 5 on game drives through the Nambiti Game reserve, this 4 night package will help you rediscover a little bit of the natural beauty South Africa and KwaZulu Natal has to offer.

You will spend 2 nights at Springbok Lodge, a tented camp in Nambiti where all meals and morning and evening game drives daily are included. A little more than 90 minutes away is The Cavern, where breakfast, lunch and dinner are included as well as daily guided hikes and selected resort activities

The package includes:

  • Morning and evening game drives at Springbok lodge
  • All Meals at Springbok Lodge and The Cavern


  • Excludes All drinks and refreshments not mentioned
  • Excludes tours and transfers not mentioned
  • Excludes Gate entry at Nambiti of per person per day R 37.00
  • Terms and Conditions Do Apply
  • E&OE

Tour Details:

  • Distance between The Cavern and Nambiti game reserve is 120km which is about a 90 minute drive
  • Great for families and is fine for young children
  • Can easily be be combined with a trip down to the coast to a beach resort. Durban is just over 2.5 hours away
  • An option with other lodges, a 5 star couples option or a self catering combination can easily be put together for you on request. Nambiti Game Reserve Game Lodges
  • Please ask us if you would like to add to, or customise this self drive tour

A Big 5 Game Experience combined with

the Imposing and Majestic Drakensberg Mountains

Springbok Lodge
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Springbok Lodge offers a good value for money Big 5 Game reserve experience with beautifully appointed tented suites, professional game drives and excellent service. Include the good wholesome breakfasts, lunches and dinner daily with the prolific wildlife and you are set up for an unforgettable wildlife experience.

The 21 elevated Luxury Tents sleep a maximum of 50 guests (42 sharing plus 8 children). The tents are air conditioned to cool you in the warm summer months and heated in the chilly winter ones. Electric blankets keeping guests extra snug in the winter months

Quick look at Springbok Lodge in Nambiti

  • Cell Phone Signal: Sporadic
  • Child Friendly: Yes
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Spa: In Room only. Must be pre-booked
  • Swimming pool: Lodge pool
  • Waterhole: Yes
  • Wheelchair friendly: Yes
  • Outside shower
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Setting: Hillside
  • Air conditioning
  • Big 5 Reserve
  • Card Facilities
  • Ceiling fans: No

The Cavern Resort and Spa
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Quick look at The Cavern in the Drakensberg

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Swimming pool
  • Bar (fully licensed)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Check-in from 13h30
  • Bar fridge (some rooms)
  • Fireplace (some rooms)
  • television (with DSTV) (some rooms)
  • Free Internet* (When available)
  • Babysitting (extra)
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Fan(s)
  • Hair-dryer
  • Underfloor heating

The Cavern is situated on a private nature reserve in the Northern Drakensberg Mountains and borders on the Amphitheatre World Heritage Site.
The hotel accommodation is set in lush garden landscapes with a vibrant mix of indigenous plants filled with the sites and sounds of the prolific bird-life of the area.

Activities include nature walks or for the more hardy, mountain hikes where the guide will serve drinks and trail snacks along the way, tennis, bowls, horse riding, croquet, volleyball, swimming and great mountain bike trails.
There is also a 9-hole golf course and Adventure Centre close by.