Kruger National Park

Makalali is situated in a malaria area and precautions are essential. We recommend long sleeved shirts and trousers for game drives and the evening. Mosquito nets and insect repellent are provided in your room.Makalali dining

Bring comfortable, light clothing, walking shoes, sun hats and sunscreen plus a swimsuit in summer and warm clothing for game drives in winter.

Binoculars, cameras and bird books will be handy.

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Offering 4 variations of very private accommodation, Casa do Sol is the ideal place for people looking for a bit of romance, adventure or just a business hotel that is geared toward demanding requirements. Each room offers individual character and tranquility for guests to indulge in and enjoy.
This delightful Mpumalanga accommodation is situated in an Eden of tranquil pools, deeply shaded glades and lush flower gardens, just next to The Elephant Sanctuary. Ideal for both business and leisure guests this hotel and resort in Hazyview sees travellers from around the world and South Africa.Casa do Sol spa

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How far do you have to travel to find peace and quiet and connect with the simple life? When it's time to get back to the things that really matter – such as the tranquility of nature, the excitement of culture, and the fascination of history, take a trip to Bongani Mountain Lodge. This game reserve in Mpumalanga puts guests in the pulse of nature and luxury.  bongani mountain lodge lounge

Bongani Mountain Lodge borders the southern side of The Kruger National Park and offers luxurious bush accommodation situated near the magnificent Malelane Mountains. Humbly located in the 8,000 hectare Mthetomusha Game Reserve, Bongani Lodge welcomes guests to a world of peace and calm. The game reserve in Mpumalanga is home to the "Big Five", and an entertaining variety of birdlife. The lodge’s location alone inspires travellers from around the world.

This game reserve in Mpumalanga offers the ultimate luxury outdoor living space suitable for families, groups and even individuals. Everyone is invited to indulge in all that is available on offer. During Adventurous game drives and bush walks through the game reserve in Mpumalanga, guests may witness first hand more mammal species than in any other African Game Reserve.

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Camp Shonga is a small intimate bush retreat built in the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains, offering views over the African bushveld. Shonga allows you to experience the real Africa - majestic, unfiltered and unadorned. The ethos behind Camp Shonga is for the highly trained and experienced guides to share their vast knowledge with our guests.

The emphasis of the camp is on nature without losing the luxury and superior service our guests are accustomed to. We are striving to create the optimum balance between people and their environment, whilst having a minimal impact on the surrounding habitat.

View the big game from open vehicles from the comfort of your room as you experience an Africa few have been privileged to see. Afterwards, dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky.Camp Shonga

 

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Camp Shawu named after the most famous of the African elephants, the Magnificent Seven. 'Shawu bull' roamed the valley here for sixty years. With the longest tusks ever recorded in South Africa, Shawu commanded instinctive respect and admiration from all who gazed upon him. Those lucky enough to have encountered this awe-inspiring bull say he took your breath away. Camp Shawu aims to do the same.Camp Shawu room

 

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Shishangeni Private Lodge LoungeThere is a place in Africa where legends are born. A place where the people love to enchant you with stories and rituals of the traditional Shishangeni Legend! This is that place...Shishangeni Private Lodge. Shishangeni is legendary when it comes to experiencing unforgettable African safaris that evoke mystery, wonder and above all else, adventure!.

Situated on a 15,000 hectare private concession of the world-renowned Kruger National Park, this legendary wildlife reserve has the deserved reputation for showcasing some of the finest game viewing on the continent. Enjoy early morning or late afternoon game drives in search of the 'Big 5' with an expert guide.

Afterwards, return to camp to share your stories while you dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky. Enjoy vivid storytelling by the local community including rituals that are still enacted today.

 

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Boulders Lodge has a contemporary air of tranquillity that honours Africa in an authentic way. Inspiring the name Boulders was an enormous boulder that sat right in the middle of the place where the wine cellar was to be built. A simple decision was made to build the cellar around the boulder! Guests can enjoy wrap-around views from most parts of the natural stone lodge, and the lookout deck offers the perfect spot from which to observe wildlife drawn to the Sand River. The quiet pond alongside the thatched lounge area allows the light and the landscape inside to the wide open spaces, where straw baskets, neutral shades and textured fabrics complement wooden furniture.Singita Boulders Lounge

 

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Sweni Lodge was influenced by the structures of dens, warrens and lairs found in the area. Flanking the Sweni River, this tranquil sanctuary is elevated on stilts with decks of timber. Even when you’re indoors, you’ll have the sensation of being close to the river and trees.

The six secluded suites, with tactile furnishings, have been carefully created to bring in the textures and shades of the bush. Designed with open-plan living in mind, your suite flows from the bathroom area, through to the lounge and into the bedroom – yet if you wish, each area may be sealed off by curtains. Try the outdoor shower overlooking the river or – for a magical experience – ‘camp out’ under the stars on the day bed out on your viewing deck.Singita Sweni suite

 

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Like the Lebombo Euphorbia tree after which it was named, the design of Lebombo Lodge is one of a kind. From the sweeping wooden decks, you can watch the theatre that unfolds before you, while the lap pool beckons to enjoy a relaxing afternoon. The fifteen suites feature contemporary finishes with beds dressed with Egyptian cotton and silky-soft throws. Enjoy dinner in the boma, then spend the evening, if you so wish, sleeping under the stars on the bed of your private terrace.Singita lebombo Lodge pool

 

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Singita Castleton Camp is a best-kept secret! It’s a sincerely inviting, comfortable hideaway that exudes timeless charm. Castleton comprises a stone-walled ‘farmhouse’ and six charming rooms in a garden setting, with fascinating memorabilia and artefacts that create an ambience of understated luxury.

The camp is booked as an exclusive villa and can accommodate up to twelve guests at a time. Guests enjoy sublime cuisine prepared by an executive chef, vintage South African wines, fireside dinners in the boma and sundowners out in the bush, while children can have fun at the tennis court, swimming pool or trampoline.castleton camp main lounge

 

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Ebony Lodge has a commanding presence and an essence that evokes an intense feeling of familiarity - as if visiting a congenial family home. Sumptuous coziness is simply the order of the day - tempting you into relaxation and reflection.

The secluded thatched suites are the epitome of elegant comfort, with rooms styled with an eclectic mix of colours, fabrics and textures. A colonial feel with Egyptian linen, African throws, antiques and modern luxuries combine to create a homely, lived-in feel. From the vast wooden deck to the pool overlooking the Sand River, it’s not uncommon to see elephant, buffalo and antelope grazing only metres away at any time of day. Perhaps this is where the notion of an ‘armchair safari’ was perfected...

Singita Ebony Lodge offers twelve suites, all with their own en suite bathroom and shower, outside shower, heated private swimming pool, double-sided fireplace, mini bar and fridge, room mini safe, air-conditioning, overhead fans, private lounge, direct dial telephones and game-viewing deck.

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earth lodgeEarth Lodge is a sanctuary symbolising a new era in luxury South African safari lodges. Sculpted into a slope of the earth, almost invisible in the landscape, the lodge uses texture, light and space to present a lodge like no other. Taking its cue from the surrounding environment, it has been described as the most environmentally sensitive lodge in Africa.

Earth Lodge reveals itself in a series of sensory revelations. On arrival a hidden corridor leads you down on a journey to a unique and unforgettable experience. The unexpected entrance opens to a panorama of uninterrupted bushveld. As in nature everything at Earth Lodge exists in harmony and you are immediately aware of a sense of calm and a restoring spirit. Home to 13 ultra-luxurious suites including the Amber Presidential Suite, the lodge breaks with traditional bush lodge style to create a masterpiece of artistry and innovation. Each of the suites at this luxury lodge features individually designed furniture, private plunge pool, en-suite glass fronted bathroom and indoor and outdoor shower. The natural wooden sculptures by renowned South African artist Geoffrey Armstrong add a powerful magic.

 

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selati campFashioned in a colonial "Out of Africa" style, this exclusive lodge comprises eight opulent thatched suites, each with full bathroom en-suite and private alfresco shower nestled under majestic indigenous trees. World-class cuisine is served on wooden thatched decks built alongside the Msuthlu riverbed, in the open air "boma" or in the "farmhouse kitchen".

The premier accommodation at Selati Camp is the sumptuous and spacious Ivory Presidential Suite, which is a favourite amongst Kings, Queens, and those just looking for exceptional accommodation. It offers colonial grandeur in the form of original antiques, a draped four-poster bed, private terrace, and fireplace. The magnificent en-suite bathroom, complete with Persian carpet and antique chaise-lounge, also features a very private plunge pool. The separate dressing room features an antique wardrobe and matching dressing table.

The Lourenco Marques Suite is a must for honeymooners or the romantic at heart. Whether it is the fragrant flower petals strewn on the exquisite bedlinen, or the candles illuminating the bathroom on return from the evening safari, a stay in this romantic suite will always be remembered.

Sabi Sabi's Selati Camp combines turn of the century elegance with personalised safari luxury - a rare experience.

 

 

Nestled amongst lush indigenous gardens on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview, and only 10 minutes from the Kruger National Park.

The 91 thatched chalets and rooms overlook the gardens, 2 swimming pools and the Sabie River. Dine in the a la carte restaurant on a variety of mouth-watering dishes and enjoy a selection of South African wines from the cellar, whilst watching the grazing of the Hippopotamus on our lawn, against the backdrop of a glorious sunset.

A variety of activities await you, from open-vehicle safaris in the Kruger National Park to helicopter adventures swooping over gorges and waterfalls. However you choose to spend your time, Hippo Hollow will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

 

 

 

 

Set amongst Baobab, Fig and Acacia trees in the heart of Perry’s Bridge Trading Post, only minutes from the Kruger National Park, and a short drive to the Panorama Route.

Accommodation

27 spacious rooms and 3 family suites offer relaxed, yet sophisticated accommodation in a beautiful indigenous garden setting. The custom colonial-styled, furnished, air-conditioned rooms each feature satellite television, indoor and outdoor showers, mini-safes, tea and coffee making facilities, fridges and private patios with Lowveld vistas. Time spent at the swimming pool in this beautiful garden setting is bound to leave you feeling refreshed and revived. The Kuka Restaurant with its afro-chic mood is set in a modern open space and decorated in bright vibrant colours. Sumptuous breakfasts, lunches and dinners, as well as coffee delights and superb cocktails, can be enjoyed here.

Activities

Situated in the heart of Perry’s Bridge Trading Post, guests can enjoy the locally brewed lager at The Perry’s Bridge Brewery, or dine at one of the many local restaurants. The Trading Post also boasts clothing boutiques, a deli, curio shop, interior décor store, hairdressing salon and an Information Centre. Perry’s Bridge Reptile Park creates a point of interest and entertainment for children, or one can experience a night of Shangaan song and dance at the Shangaan River Club. The Lowveld is packed with activities ranging from open vehicle game safaris in the Kruger National Park, helicopter flips, elephant-back rides and interactions; to horse rides and hot air ballooning... visitors are spoilt for choice!

 

 

Caster Bridge Hollow BoutiqueCasterbridge Hollow Boutique Hotel, a mere 15 minute drive from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, is ideal for the business traveller and is a convenient base from which tourists can access Kruger National Park and the Panorama Route.

Casterbridge Hollow, Mpumalanga’s first “green hotel”, is a concept that has evolved with great charm, using the simplest and most basic materials. Colours are reminiscent of romantic hillside villages in Provence and Tuscany. It’s contemporary style is enhanced by richly textured baskets, sleek furnishings and designer fabrics featuring proteas and ‘bokkies’ which give the hotel an original handprint and convey its South African roots. Accessories such as wire-work baskets, hand-crafted tiles and decorative light fittings were all made by local artisans.

Casterbridge Hollow’s state-of-the art conference centre is equipped with all modern amenities to ensure a successful meeting, product launch or company conference.

Guests are spoilt for choice with the scrumptious breakfasts on offer at Magnolia Café. Upstairs at Magnolia Restaurant zesty cocktails and the lunch and dinner menu promises a unique dining experience! Magnolia’s romantic ambiance lends itself to being a perfect wedding venue, and – with the hotel only steps away – the bride and groom can slip effortlessly from wedding into honeymoon.

 

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Imbali safari lodgeAn exclusive lodge within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, Imbali Safari Lodge continues the safari tradition of a bygone era. Imbali Safari Lodge is the central point within the Imbali Safari concession, offering accommodation in spacious, private chalets each furnished in understated luxury overlooking the N’waswitsontso riverbed.

Imbali Safari Lodge promise guests an extraordinarily ‘special’ safari experience. Just the fact that it is set in its own 10 000 hectare concession area, part of the world-famous Kruger National Park, rich with heritage and traditions.  The Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa and the world. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this natural park of nearly 2 million hectares, is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.  Truly the flagship of South African national parks, Kruger Park is home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals.

With an air of opulence befitting royalty, Imbali Safari Lodge is the perfect African utopia where guests will find serenity. Epitomising traditional African hospitality and personal service to compliment, visitors are guaranteed an African Safari experience of a lifetime.

Classic African style

Spacious suites either with a private outdoor Jacuzzi or plunge pool

Child welcoming

Internationally styled cuisine

Outstanding game viewing overlooking a waterhole

Accommodation

Capture the spirit of a classical African safari at Imbali Safari Lodge.

Accommodating 24 guests in luxury individual suites and each with their own private Jacuzzi or plunge pool, it features large expanses of glass and magnificent wooden decks for better game-viewing. This main lodge has been carefully designed and built, in keeping with eco-sensitive policies, to ensure that there is little impact on the natural environment, as guests will bear witness to artefacts discovered during the building programme. There is also a very obvious presence of heritage! The construction of the main lodge had to be delayed because of the discovery of an archaeological site, which has now become part of the lodge itself.

All suites enjoy either king-size beds or twin rooms with only the finest furniture and imported linen, en-suite bathrooms with antique baths, air conditioning and spacious decks offer stunning views over the river bed and onto the plains beyond.

 

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Kapama KarulaKapama 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. The contemporary yet African feel to the camp will satisfy and exceed the expectations of even the most discerning connoisseurs. The outside wooden deck overlooking the Klaserie river gives you the opportunity to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and magnificent vistas the camp has to offer.

 

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Kapama Southern CampLuxury Safari Accommodation

Kapama Southern Camp is the proud new addition to our Kapama Game Reserve family and is situated on the southern most section of the Kapama Private Game Reserve. It offers luxury safari accommodation, warm hospitality and friendly service in a tranquil setting which will satisfy even the most discerning nature lovers' taste.

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Kapama River lodgeKapama River Lodge is a luxury safari lodge situated within the Kapama Game Reserve, and presents the perfect blend between luxurious safari accommodation and a very generous bed capacity of 64 bedrooms. The northern Drakensberg mountain range provides a majestic backdrop to this, the largest lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park region. Although large, it is stylishly furnished and beautifully positioned along a dry riverbed. The ambience of nature is captured perfectly and guests fall in love with River Lodge the moment they arrive.

Each spacious room at Kapama River Lodge features a full en-suite bathroom and patio with uninterrupted views into the leafy-green game reserve. The central guest entertainment areas include a large rim-flow swimming pool with sun umbrellas and recliners for those lazy afternoons. The long L-shaped lounge and bar under a double-volume thatch, curves around the pool and on either side is a huge double-sided fireplace creating a wondrous open-plan yet cozy atmosphere.

The Rhino Boma dining area with tables tastefully arranged under a low thatch in a horseshoe shape has a central open area where a roaring fire gives a brilliant glow to evening meals. Buffet-style meals introduce Pan African flavors and dishes using fresh local ingredients and specialty dishes featuring venison like Kudu and Impala.

Kapama River Lodge is so named because it lies in a bend of the Kapama River, which is usually dry, but can from time to time flood with the water reaching the steps of the lodge swimming pool. A small permanent waterhole lies just beyond the River Lodge perimeter attracting animals like antelopes, Elephant and Buffalo. Watch this truly African spectacle from the balmy blue water of the rim flow swimming pool, or just relax in the shade of an umbrella on loungers around the pool with a delicious cocktail waiting for you a mere couple of meters away.

For those occasions when you need to catch up on world news on cable TV, watch a sports game or entertain the children with a wildlife DVD, head down to the River Lodge Media Room. This area can also be easily converted into a small and intimid conference facility seating 20 delegates or less with an overhead projector and audio system. Right next door is a guest internet facility to re-connect with family and friends.

 

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kruger parlk lodgeKruger Park Lodge - Family Fun on the Banks of the Sabie Tucked away amidst untamed bushveld lies an oasis of lush green lawns, flowing water and all the luxuries of a gracious lifestyle. It’s called Kruger Park Lodge. Built on the banks of the picturesque Sabie River and surrounded by indigenous gardens abundant with bird life, impala and hippo, the lodge has something for everyone. Enjoy walking along our nature trail, or relax around one of our three swimming pools or, better still, rise to the challenge offered by our 9-hole Gary Player designed golf course.

 

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