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Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge offers luxury Hluhluwe game reserve accommodation with a choice of four room types:
Two Honeymoon Villas nestled in the indigenous bush with private plunge pools
Eight Luxury Bush Villas expansive open plan bedrooms with lounge area, fireplace, mini bar, full bathroom & large viewing deck
Four Safari Rooms with private shower room leading onto deck area.
Two Safari Family Suites ideal for families travelling with children.

Established to protect the previously endangered white rhino now numbering over 1000 in the park, Hluhluwe/ Imfolozi is a triumph of conservation efforts.
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge is part owned by the local Mpembeni Community and is the result of years of passion and energy to finally bring this uniquely positioned safari experience to the market.

The lodge is ground breaking in being the first private facility within Africa's oldest proclaimed reserve, Hluhluwe/ Imfolozi Park. Offering a great safari experience in the heart of Big 5 territory, Rhino Ridge is a relatively new lodge of contemporary design utilising natural finishes and materials.

All meals are included in your stay. Continental Buffet and hot breakfast available from 07h00 to 11h00, High Tea and delicious dinners

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge is situated on the western boundary of the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park. The lodge boasts a spa, outdoor swimming pool and restaurant.

The accommodation features air-conditioned standard rooms with private deck and more. As per below

Safari / Family Rooms

Safari / Family Rooms (2 en-suite rooms with common lobby) twin/dbl.
These rooms can double as Family Rooms given that they share a common lobby.
Twin Vanity and luxurious shower. Separate toilet.

Luxury Bush Villa

King size bed or twin beds, en-suite bathroom, separate toilet, deep soaking bath, luxurious shower and private wooden deck, mini-bar, fireplace. Overhead fan and air conditioner.

Honeymoon Villa

King size bed or twin beds, en-suite bathroom, separate toilet, deep soaking bath, luxurious shower and private wooden deck, mini-bar, fireplace, private plunge pool. Overhead fan and air conditioner.

Game Drives
Twice daily game drives are conducted to explore the magnificent hills and valleys of the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park. Nothing is predictable in the bush; therefore each safari offers a potentially new and unique experience. Our guides will share their wealth of bush experience which involves the identifications of animals, trees, grasses, insects and birds. The medicinal uses of plants and local folk lore is also discussed as well as looking for the ever fascinating Big 5!

Game Walks
Guests can enjoy guided walks lasting 3-4 hours inside the park in Big 5 territory. No children under 14 years. Additional cost.

Conservation Gorge Walks
Guests can enjoy guided walks into the gorge . Suitable for children 10 years and older. Additional cost applies.
These walks take place outside the park where there is no risk of Big 5.

Treat yourself to a relaxing spa treatment - extra cost.

Zulu Cultural Visits
Visits into the local Mpembeni Community can be arranged at nominal cost. "Sangoma" visits can be arranged.

Centenary Centre and Museum
The Centenary Capture Centre & Museum situated near Nyalazi Gate are well worth a visit.
Self Drive.

Property Facilities

24-hour Security Bar Conference Centre Eco Friendly Pool Restaurant Secure Parking Laundry Service (Available) Private Vehicle Available Spa

Room Facilities
Air Conditioning Balcony / Deck En-Suite Fan Hair Dryer Mini Bar Outside Shower Safe Shower Tea / Coffee Fireplace Bath Dressing Gowns Electrical Outlets Laundry Service (Available) Mosquito Nets

Available Services
Chauffeur Service Credit Card Airport Shuttle (Available) Babysitting Service

Activities on Site (some activities may be seasonal)
Big 5 Bird Watching Fine Dining Game Drives Game Viewing Game Walks High Tea Massages Safaris Night Drives Walks (Guided)

Activities Nearby
Animal Encounters Battlefield Tours Beach Big 5 Bird Watching Boat Cruises Boating Canoeing Cultural Tours Deep Sea Fishing Fishing Game Drives Game Viewing Game Walks General Sightseeing Hiking Historical Tours Marine Adventures Safaris Snorkelling Turtle Tracking

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Rates

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Advance Booking Rates

Safari Rooms

01 August 2019 - 30 April 2020
R 2 365 per person sharing last minute special rate
book within 7 days of travel
R 2 535 per person sharing last minute special rate
book within 14 days of travel
R 3 380 per person sharing Advance bookings best available rate

Rates Include

  • Accommodation
  • 3 meals daily
  • Teas & coffees
  • A drink on the Game Drive
  • The safaris included are an afternoon game drive and an early morning game drive daily.
    Arrival day will include an evening drive and departure day will include a morning game drive.


  • Drinks and park fees are excluded
  • Bush walks available at additional cost.
  • Beverages Not Mentioned
  • Activities not mentioned
  • items of a personal nature and
  • park Fees/ Conservation levies.

Child Policy:

  • Children of 3-6 years will be accommodated on a kiddies drive from 10am-12pm - no extra charge. They will be required to have a guardian adult of the parents choice within the group booked.
  • Children 0-3 years may only go on game drives if a private vehicle is booked at additional cost. There are no afternoon/evening game drives for children 3-6 years.
    There will be a supervised kiddies playtime/activity between 2.00pm-3.00pm in Winter & 3.00 pm-4.00 pm in Summer

Please Note:

  • All prices are subject to availability at the time of reservation.
  • Minimum 2 night stay required for all special rates.
  • Last Minute rates only available to SADC residents. Passport or ID will be required on check in as proof of residence.
  • Only children 6 years and older will be allowed on game drives at the discretion of the lodge manager.
  • Rates exclude Park Fees payable directly at the lodge: (per person per night & subject to change)
    R 166 per adult / R 84 per child (4-12 years) - SA Residents - valid 01 May - 31 July 2019
    R 184 per adult / R 90 per child (4-12 years) - SA Residents - valid 01 August 2019 - 30 April 2020

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Current Best Rate:
- Last Minute Rates

R 2 365 per person sharing
Valid to: 30 April 2020
Must be booked within 7 days of stay

Rates include:
  • Accommodation
  • All meals ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner )
  • Two game drives per day
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Drink on game Drive

Rates exclude:

Drinks, Items of a personal nature; Conservation levy; excursions, tours and transfers not mentioned in the above; Tips and gratuities.

Minimum 2 night Stay may Apply for some Specials

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