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Live your Dream African Safari and feel the excitement of seeing the big 5 animals in their natural environment.

Stay in an African game lodge and get close to African wildlife on a private game drive in an open top 4x4. Your knowledgeable game ranger and tracker will delight budding wildlife photographers when they skilfully locate animals and position the game drive vehicle to maximise photo opportunities.

View our list of lodges where you can choose from Self Catering Lodges to 3 star, 4 star and 5 star Top Luxury Safari Lodges with as luxurious an experience as you could imagine.
With world renowned game reserves such as Phinda Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, Pilanesberg, Hluhluwe, The Waterberg, Sabi Sands and the Kruger National Park, plus newer reserves like Nambiti in KZN, you will be treated to the best food, wines and game experiences that southern Africa has to offer. If you are planning a trip to visit southern Africa, choose from our lists list of game lodges across South Africa,  Victoria Falls and Botswana or call us to discuss your itinerary

Tented suite at Nambiti Ndaka Safari Lodge

Ndaka Luxury Tented Lodge - Nambiti1 August 2020 to 22 October | Midweek Family Special

Nambiti Game Reserve

Ndaka Safari Lodge is a fully-catered, truly child-friendly lodge found in the picturesque Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve, situated halfway between Durban and Johannesburg.
The lodge consists of three standard lodge rooms in the main house as well as the more private luxury safari tents located close to the main lodge. The large luxury tents are perfect for families or couples looking for that extra space with a large lounge area that can be converted into a "bedroom" for the kids.

This “Unlocked Midweek Safari Special Includes all meals and 2 game drives daily ( morning and evening .)

Nightly
pps from
R 1 850
Valid to:
22 Oct 2020
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Swimming pool at Mjejane Lodge

Mjejane River LodgePrivate Kruger Concession

Family Friendly

An exclusive lodge situated within the Mjejane Game Reserve – a private Big 5 Game Reserve incorporated into the Kruger National Park.
Perched on the banks of the Crocodile River, enjoying 11km of river frontage and surrounded by thousands of hectares of raw African wilderness, Mjejane is perfectly set to give you a rewarding and relaxing Big 5 safari experience. Starlit dinner around a dancing fire, individually decorated luxury bedrooms and experienced game rangers make Mjejane River Lodge is a truly unforgettable destination. 
Includes Kruger Conservation levies, 2 game drives daily, all meals and accommodation.
Valid to: 31 December 2020


per adult sharing nightlyR 1 900Read More
Phinda Mountain Lodge

Phinda Bush Break specials Valid to: 31 January 2021

Family Friendly

Phinda Bush Breaks are available for Rock Lodge and Mountain Lodge only.

The Phinda Private game Reserve in Northern Zululand is one of the Finest Game Reserves in the country. Due to it's proximity to the Indian Ocean it offers a unique convergence of numerous local ecosystems, which yield a lush and varied landscape.
Occasionally Phinda allocates a certain amount of rooms to their Bush Break Specials for SADEC residents which offer rates of up to 50% off at one of their lodges


per adult sharing per night fromR 4 460Read More
Game view from Deck at Mala Mala

Mala Mala SA Res Special Valid: 1st Sept 2020 – 18 Dec 2020

Luxury Safari

Includes: Luxury Air-conditioned, en-suite accommodation; All meals and snacks; Game drives in open 4-wheel drive safari vehicles; Bush walks; Mala Mala Airstrip transfers if required.
SA Res only
As one of the oldest lodges in the Sabi Sands, this beautiful lodge has one of the prime locations in Sabi Sand reserve. If you want to have an authentic South African wildlife experience plus a luxurious, comfortable stay, then MalaMala Main Camp is the perfect accommodation for you. The lodge is situated right next to the banks of the Sands river. Spot wild animals only a few meters from your bed, on the large wooden veranda where you have an elevated view on all the animals that are drinking from the river. An unique experience!


per night per adult sharing fromR 5 900Read More

Game Lodge Specials Close to Joburg

Pool at Makalali Main Lodge Kruger Luxury

Makalali Main Lodge

pp sharing fromR 1 885

Kruger National Park

Close to the Kruger Park!
Rate includes all meals and 2 game drives daily. Enjoy views from the rim flow swimming pool overlooking the waterhole, or relax with a treatment at the in house spa.

Valid From
18 Sept 2020
Valid To
31 January 2021
Sala on a luxury Suite at Safari PlainsLuxury Tented

Safari Plains

pps fromR 2 890

Mabula, Luxury Lodge

Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Waterberg mountain range, Safari Plains is a child-friendly luxury lodge just a few hours drive from Johannesburg
Includes: Accommodation, 3 meals daily, 2 game drives, local drinks and beverages

Valid From
1 September 2020
Valid To
24 Dec 2020
River View from Mjejane River Lodge Luxury Kruger

Mjejane River Lodge

fromR 1900

Kruger National Park

A luxury lodge situated on a private concession in the Kruger park with 11km of river frontage. Each room as a private patios overlooking the serene waters of the Crocodile River. Includes all meals and morning and evening game drives.

Valid From
13 May 2020
Valid To
31 December 2020
Ivory Tree Game Lodge Pilanesberg

Ivory Tree Pilanesberg

fromR 1 999

Pilanesberg Reserve

In between your game drives relax in the individual thatched bungalows, each with its own private covered balconey or enjoy a treatment at the award winning spa. Rate includes game drives, all meals. 2 hours from Joburg, 20 mins from Sun City.

Valid From
1 September 2020
Valid To
15 Dec 2020
Pool view at Mala Mala Game Reserve - - Sabi Sands - -

Mala Mala

pps fromR 5 900

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Mala Mala is one of the oldest lodges in the Sabi Sands. It has one of the best locations in the reserve and a stay at Mala Mala Main Camp provides a unparalleled safari experience. It really is one of those lodges that should be on your bucket list.

Valid From
1 July 2020
Valid To
18 Dec 2020
Bongani Mountain lodge Midweek special

Bongani Mountain Lodge

pps fromR 1 425

Malelane, Close to Kruger

Located at the southern border of the Kruger National Park, the lodge offers fantastic combination of the tranquillity of nature, Big 5 game drives and ancient rock art. Includes: Lunch, dinner and breakfast and 2 game drives daily.

Valid From
16 Dec 2020
Valid To
31 January 2021*
Luxury Kruger

Imbali Safari Lodge

fromR 3 995

Kruger National Park

Exquisite views from your private suite with spacious decks and private Jacuzzi overlooking the riverbed and the plains beyond. Includes local wines, beers and spirits, all meals and morning and evening game drives. Book Early!

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
31 Dec 2020
Private Jacuzzi in Family suite Last Minute

Jamila Safari Lodge

fromR 2 950

Welgevonden

Luxury suites and family suites available at this luxury lodge in Welgevonden. En-suite bathrooms, an outside shower and a private deck with Jacuzzi to relax in while enjoying the views and sounds of the surrounding bush. (30 day lead time)

Valid From
02 January 2020
Valid To
22 December 2020
Segway Safari SC - > Sleeps 6

Finfoot Lake Reserve

per night fromR 4 999

Close to Pilanesberg

Finfoot is ideal for activity filled family weekends away. These luxury self catering tents sleep 4 adults and 2 children comfortably, and the reserve is geared for bush walks, canoeing and many other outdoor activities!

Valid From
1 Oct 2020
Valid To
31 March 2021
Impodimo Game Lodge Madikwe Big5

Impodimo Game Lodge

fromR 5 765

Madikwe Game Reserve

Watch elephants playing at the waterhole or drinking from the pool. A luxury lodge, just a 3.5 hour drive from Joburg.
The rate includes morning and evening game drives, all meals, local and select imported drinks. Best Available Rates

Valid From
06 January 2020
Valid To
30 November 2020
Swimming pool at Kwafubesi - > Sole Use < -

Kwafubesi Tented Lodge

per night fromR 12 100

Mabula Game Reserve

Kwafubesi is an unpretentious tented camp in Mabula Gam Reserve. The camp sleeps 10 people in 5 safari tents, all with en-suite bathrooms and each with its own private deck. You will have exclusive use of the camp, 2 game drives daily and all meals.

From
22 September 2020
To
15 December 2020
Pool deck at Jock safari LodgeLuxury Lodge

Jock Safari Lodge

pps fromR 10 080

Kruger - Private

Nestled on a private concession, well known for it's Big 5 sightings in the south-western corner of the Kruger Park.
Includes: Accommodation, 3 meals daily, 2 game drives, local drinks and beverages and bush walks

Valid From
1 July 2020
Valid To
1 August 2020
Elephants visiting for lunch Kruger Park

Hoyo Hoyo

from R 3 170

Kruger National Park

Close to Orpen gate and bordering the Sabi Sands area, Hoyo Hoyo has a unique Tsonga inspired African feel to it's design and layout.
Includes selected local beverages with 2 game drives daily

Valid From
01 August 2020
Valid To
28 Feb 2021
Mongena Game Lodge * Last Minute

Mongena Game Lodge

pps fromR 1 740

Dinokeng Game Reserve

An hour from Joburg this 4 star lodge set in the Big 5 Dinokeng game reserve is great for a quick getaway where you can enjoy views over a busy waterhole.
Includes game drives or a boat cruise, all meals. (Book within 30 days: R2200)

Valid From
6 January 2020
Valid To
30 November 2020
Spa at Kapama River Lodge - - > Midweek

Kapama River Lodge

fromR 2 500

Greater Kruger

Luxurious safari accommodation, modern, air-conditioned suite with mini bar, tea/ coffee facilty, wi-fi and telephone. the lodge also has a full spa facility.
Includes all meals, 2 game drives daily, Bush walks, teas and snacks.

Valid from:
1 June 2020
Valid To
15 Dec 2020
- Midweek SP!!

Clifftop Exclusive Hideaway

pn pps from R 3 760

Welgevonden Game Reserve

Perched on a cliff overlooking a River, Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway is a mere 2 ½ hours drive from Johannesburg.
Includes: Luxury accommodation, 3 meals daily, 2 game drives, local drinks..
2 Night minimum stay required for this rate

Valid From
18 Aug 2020
Valid To
28 February 2021
Game drive at Bakubung Game Lodge Pilanesberg

Bakubung Pilanesberg

from R 995

Pilanesberg Reserve

A Family friendly "Bush Resort" less than 3 hours from Joburg in the Big 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Facilities include a Spa, tennis courts, Cocktail Bar, swimming pool and kids playground as well as activities like Game drives and Bush Walks.

Valid From
30 Sept 2020
Valid To
15 Jan 2021
Horseback Safari Horseback

Kwafubesi Tented Lodge

pps fromR 6 110

Mabula Game Reserve

A 2-night Horseback Safari with qualified horse trail guides that will take you out onto the reserve where you can experience the wildlife up close and personal. Includes three outrides and one open vehicle safari. Limited Spaces available, book soon!

From
22 November 2019
To
31 December 2020

KwaZulu Natal Game Lodges

3 Hours from Durban or from 3 to 6 hours from Joburg | Beach Lodges | Big 5 luxury reserves | Diving
Elephants at the Waterhole Last Minute

Thanda Safari Lodge

per night fromR 5 320

Zululand, KZN

Enjoy one of the top private game reserves in South Africa! Sundowner drinks on your spacious wooden deck while taking a dip in your private plunge pool. Relax between game drives on your thatched private outdoor sala.
Includes: All meals (with selected drinks) 2 game drives and luxury accommodation.

Valid From
1 Oct 2020
Valid To
15 December 2020
Springbok Lodge Luxury tent Luxury Tented

Nambiti Springbok Game Lodge

pp sharing fromR 1 795

Nambiti Game Reserve

A 3 hour drive from from Joburg or Durban and you can be enjoying game drives and sundowners at this luxury tented lodge in the Nambiti Big 5 game reserve. The tents have air conditioning for the summer and heating for the winters.
Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner and 2 game drives daily.

Valid from:
11 Sept 2020
Valid To
10 December 2020
Inside a Tented Suite at Rhino Sands Last Minute

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

nightly from R 3 780

Zululand, KZN

Private Plunge Pool
The Camp is an intimate and exclusive Big 5 safari experience with luxury tented suites. Book within 10 days of stay to and enjoy a romantic stay next to the Msunduze River. All suites have a private plunge pool.
Includes: All Meals, local drinks and 2 game drives daily

Valid From
1 July 2020
Valid To
17 December 2020
Phinda Mountain Lodge poolBush Breaks!

Phinda Mountain Lodge!

fromR 4 460 pps

Bush Break Specials

Book within 30 days of stay
KZN's Premier private Big 5 reserve.
Includes lunch, dinner and breakfast, morning and evening game drives daily, local drinks.
Valid for South African Residents only, Minimum 2 night stay
Mountain Lodge: R 4 460

Valid From
1 Sept 2020
Valid To
31 January 2021
Cathedral Peak Drakensberg

Cathedral Peak

per night fromR 1 445 pp single or sharing

Drakensberg, KZN

Less than 3 hours from Durban and 4 hours from Joburg, this Drakensberg resort Hotel offers activities and views that keep visitors coming back year after year. Why not combine with 2 nights at a game lodge in Nambiti?
Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. No single supplement. Standard Room rates.

Valid From
26 Sept 2020
Valid To
20 Dec 2020
Cheetah Ridge Sunset Game Drive -BOOK EARLY!

Cheetah Ridge, Nambiti

fromR 2 840 pps

Nambiti, KZN

Normal Rates Apply and stay any time before 31 March 2021. Halfway between Joburg and Durban, this 10 Suite, luxury lodge is situated in the southern section of the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, close to the Drakensberg Mountains and KZN Battlefields region.
Includes: All meals and 2 game drives daily

Valid From
1 Sept 2020
Valid To
14 December 2020
Lions at Nambiti Game Reserve Nambiti Luxury

Lions Valley Lodge, Nambiti

fromR 2 800 pps

Nambiti, KZN

A luxury lodge in the Nambiti Game Reserve, Lions Valley has 10 uniquely decorated suites all featuring "Baths with a view" and indoor and outdoor showers. The reserve is located close to the central Drakensberg and many historic battlefields.
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner and 2 game drives daily

Valid From
1 Aug 2020
Valid To
30 November 2020
Elephant Visitors to Thula thula - Book Soon -

Thula Thula Tented Lodge

per night fromR 2 700 pps

Zululand, KZN

The Elephant Whisperer!
Home of the story of the rescue of the Thula Thula elephants.
The famous wildlife sanctuary is home to big game including buffalo, elephant, leopard, rhino as well as superb birdlife.
Package includes game drives, all meals, teas and coffees.

Valid From
1 September 2020
Valid To
15 November 2020
Elephant on Game DriveSpecial Rates!

Rhino River Lodge

per night fromR 2 050 pps

Zululand KZN!

Best Of Northern KZN
Just 3 hours north of Durban you can enjoy a midweek break for less in the KZN bushveld. Take advantage of this "Last minute Special" and enjoy awesome animal sightings next to the Msunduzi River with the Lebombo Mountains as a backdrop.
Includes 2 games drives and 3 meals daily.

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
12 December 2020
Watering hole and pool in front of Elephant Rock lodge Nambiti Luxury

Elephant Rock Lodge, Nambiti

from R 1 795 pps

Nambiti, KZN

Situated 3 hours from Joburg and 2.5 hours from Durban, this 10 Suite, luxury lodge is situated in the southern section of the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, close to the Drakensberg Mountains and KZN Battlefields region.
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner and 2 game drives daily

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
16 December 2020
View from a tent at Rhino Sands Exclusive Use

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

nightly fromR 26 550

Zululand, KZN

Private Plunge Pool
The Camp is an intimate and exclusive safari experience with luxury tented suites. Exclusive use for 2 to 8 guests, set in the riverine forest on the Msunduze River in a Big 5 Reserve. All suites have a private plunge pool.
Includes: All Meals, local drinks and 2 game drives daily

Valid From
01 June 2020
Valid To
17 Dec 2020
Male and Female lion - Zululand

Mkuze Falls Game Lodge

fromR 1 970 pps

Zululand, KZN

Take a break at The Mkuze Falls Game Lodge in Zululand. Very few lodges have a better setting looking over the waterfall below. Nine luxurious thatched chalets and one suite. All rooms have breathtaking views as well as private plunge-pools and outdoor showers. Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and 2 game drives daily.

Valid From
1 Aug 2020
Valid To
18 Dec 2020
Interior of one of the Thanda Tents Luxury Tented

Thanda Tented Camp

per night fromR 2 850

Zululand, KZN

It may be off the grid but if you want to experience an authentic safari with life's little luxury's,
Award winning service to go along with the area’s natural beauty.
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner ( with selected drinks) 2 game drives daily and luxury tented accommodation.

Valid From
1 Sept 2020
Valid To
15 December 2020
Amakhosi Game drive Family Friendly

Amakhosi Safari Lodge

fromR 2 595

Zululand, KZN

On the banks of Zululand’s Mkuze River in the Amakhosi Private Game Reserve, the Lodge is home to the Big Five as well as cheetah. Must be booked within 10 days of stay.
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner and 2 game drives daily. There is a 2 night min stay to qualify for these special rates.

Valid From
25 Aug 2020
Valid To
15 December 2020
Rhinos visiting the camp - Hluhluwe

Falaza Game Lodge and Spa

per night fromR 915

Zululand, KZN

Luxury Tented accommodation and authentic bush experiences on the doorstep of the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve. It also borders the World Heritage Site of St Lucia and is close to the fascinating corals and dive sights of Sodwana Bay. Includes breakfast daily,
Fantastic base to explore the area.

Valid From
Valid To
Pool at Tiger Lodge Overlooks Lake

Jozini Tiger Lodge

fromR 1 160

Bed and Breakfast!

With amazing views of Lake Jozini and the Lebombo mountains, there are few settings that match Jozini Tiger Lodge for scenery. Lots of activities!
The price is based on staying in a classic room and includes breakfast.
Add Spa Treatments or a half day Tiger Fishing trip.

Valid From
1 July 2020
Valid To
9 January 2021
Isandlwana Battlefields Lodge Battlefields

Isandlwana Lodge

fromR 2 350 pps

Battlefields, KZN

Includes 2 tours over 2 days. Min 2 nights stay. Close to Rorke's Drift and Anglo Boer sites. The 12 luxury en-suite rooms all have magnificent views from their private balconies. Combine with a night at close by Nambiti game reserve!
Includes: All Meals with luxury accommodation and 2 Battlefield Tours

Valid From
01 March 2020
Valid To
31 December 2020

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Avani Victoria falls Resort overlooking the Falls Vic Falls Save!

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

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Vic Falls - Zimbabwe Side

Direct access to the Victoria Falls located on the edge of the Eastern Cataract. Unpretentious, fun and welcoming!
Includes: Joburg/ Livingstone return Flights, with estimated airport taxes, Return airport/ hotel transfers, 2 nights in a Standard Room, breakfast daily

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
10 Jan 2021
Lunar Rainbow at Victoria falls 2 Nights VF

Kingdom Hotel

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Vic Falls - Zimbabwe Side

A fun filled themed resort Hotel in Victoria Falls that suits all ages
Includes:
Joburg/ Livingstone return Flights, with estimated airport taxes, Return airport/ hotel transfers, 2 nights in a Standard Room, breakfast daily

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
10 Jan 2021
Elephant Hills Aerial view - 2 Nights VF

Elephant Hills

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Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe Side

A Victoria Falls Resort Hotel with a Golf course as part of the hotel.
Includes:
2 nights in a Standard Room, breakfast daily, Return flights from Joburg, Return airport/ hotel transfers, estimated airport taxes.

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
10 Jan 2021
Zambezi River and David Livingstone Lodge Zambezi Views

David Livingstone

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Victoria Falls - Zambia Side

Includes a SUNSET CRUISE on the Lady Livingstone.
Includes:
3 nights in a Standard Room, breakfast daily, Return flights from Joburg, hotel transfers, estimated airport taxes. Incl 2 x Dinners per stay

Valid From
1 June 2020
Valid To
10 Jan 2021