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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 of game lodges across South Africa and  Victoria Falls  or call us to discuss your itinerary

Game Lodge Specials Close to Joburg

Elephants visiting for lunch Kruger Park

Hoyo Hoyo

from R 4 428

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
1 March 2024
Valid To
30 April 2024
Game drive at Bakubung Game Lodge Pilanesberg

Bakubung Pilanesberg

from R 2 580

Pilanesberg Reserve

A Family friendly "Bush Resort" less than 3 hours from Joburg in the Big 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Onsite spa, tennis courts, swimming pool and kids playground and activities include Game drives and Bush Walks. Includes 1 game drive, meals

Valid From
10 Jan 2024
Valid To
31 December 2024
Mabula kidsMidweek Deal -

Mabula Game Lodge

per person from R 2 421

Sunday to Thursday

A Safari holiday at a destination the whole family can enjoy. Big 5 game drives, plenty of activities.
Accommodation in a Superior Room. Sleeper couch for kids under 12, all meals and two game drives per day.

Valid From
2 April 2024
Valid To
30 April 2024
Sala on a luxury Suite at Safari PlainsLuxury Tented

Safari Plains

pps from R 2 515

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: Tented safari suite, breakfast, lunch and dinner and 2 game drives daily.

Valid From
2 April 2024
Valid To
30 April 2024
Private Pool

Clifftop Exclusive Hideaway

pps from R 4 485

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.
Private Plunge Pool with views over valley.

Valid From
1 March 2024
Valid To
30 April 2024
Luxury Suite pool deck at Simbambili - Private Pool

Simbambili Game Lodge

pps fromR 8 500

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Spacious air-conditioned rooms, private plunge pools on the deck, a comfortable day bed to look out over the savannah from and a waterhole closeby for the animals. All that and you haven't even been for a game drive in this Big 5, leopard rich destination yet!

Valid From
2 April 2024
Valid To
30 June 2024
Pool view at Mala Mala Game Reserve - - Sabi Sands - -

Mala Mala

pps fromR 12 285*

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 Feb 2024
Valid To
15 December 2024
Swimming pool at Kwafubesi - > Tented Camp < -

Kwafubesi Tented Lodge

per night from R 3 559

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. The camp is close to Mabula Game lodge. Horse riding is available at extra cost.

From
1 March 2024
To
28 March 2024
Ivory Tree Game Lodge Pilanesberg

Ivory Tree Pilanesberg

fromR 2 520

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
2 April 2024
Valid To
25 April 2024
Segway Safari - Family Fun

Finfoot Lake Reserve

per night fromR 6 635

Close to Pilanesberg

6 Sleeper
Ideal for activity filled family weekends. These luxury self catering tents sleep 4 adults and 2 children comfortably. Many outdoor activities activities including bush walks, canoeing, Segway, archery!

Valid From
13 Sep 2023
Valid To
31 March 2024
Elephant calf visitor to Garonga tent Luxury Tented

Garonga Safari Camp

pp sharing fromR 4 180

Greater Kruger Park

Just 6 suites in this luxury tented game in the Makalali reserve. Enjoy the Spa Sala, the Bush Bath, the Star bath and Yoga Sala or enjoy a special dinner for two in the privacy of the bush in a four poster bed and sleep out under the stars!

Valid From
10 Jan 2024
Valid To
15 December 2024
Impodimo Game Lodge - - Madikwe - -

Impodimo Game Lodge

fromR 9 500

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 game drives, all meals, drinks on game drive. (Stay 3 nights for R- per night)

Valid From
6 Jan 2024
Valid To
30 November 2024
Luxury Kruger

Imbali Safari Lodge

fromR 5 067

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 within 30 days

Valid From
1 March 2024
Valid To
28 March 2024
Spa at Kapama River Lodge - Luxury Spa -

Kapama River Lodge

fromR 9 250

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 March 2024
Valid To
30 June 2024
Pool at Makalali Main Lodge Kruger Luxury

Makalali Main Lodge

pp sharing fromR 2 703

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
1 March 2024
Valid To
20 March 2024
Luxury Bedroom at Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge Luxury Lodge

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

pps fromR 10 500

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Sabi Sabi's flagship lodge for many years, Bush lodge is a luxury safari lodge with spacious air-conditioned thatch suites and wonderful views of the bush.
It is located in the world renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Valid From
10 March 2024
Valid To
31 May 2024
Do your safari by horseback! Family Favorite

Ants Hill

fromR 3 700

Waterberg Region

Built on the edge of a cliff, this bush home offers breath-taking views across the Waterberg. The rooms are spacious and the activities are plentiful! .
Includes: All meals and 1 activity (gamedrives, horseriding, game walks, mountain biking and more)

Valid From
10 March 2024
Valid To
9 January 2025
Mongena Game Lodge Close 2 Joburg

Mongena Game Lodge

pps fromR 2 759

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 Dinner, bed and breakfast. Self drive or book guided safari seperately.

Valid From
1 Feb 2024
Valid To
30 November 2024
River View from Mjejane River Lodge Luxury Kruger

Mjejane River Lodge

from R 4 957

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
1 Feb 2024
Valid To
30 November 2024
Pool deck at Ngala Safari Lodge with elephants visiting - Timbavati! -

Ngala Safari Lodge

pps from

Kruger - Private

Located in the Timbavati Game reserve on the Kruger border, the Ngala cottages have private verandas and are perfect for romantic getaways. Rates include all meals, game drives, local drinks and beverages and bush walks.

Valid From
1 March 2024
Valid To
18 March 2024
Seated Deck area looking onto the riverbed Thornybush

Thornybush Game Lodge

pp sharing fromR 7 000*

Thornybush Game Reserve

A 5 star lodge with a great history both in animal sightings and longevity! The suites have private decks, are ensuite with bith in and out-door showers. Child friendly activities as well as a Spa for the adults! Fly in packages also available.

Valid From
10 March 2024
Valid To
30 June 2024
Pool deck at Jock safari LodgeLuxury Lodge

Jock Safari Lodge

pps fromR 13 770

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, morning and evening game drives, non alcoholic drinks and guided bush walks.

Valid From
10 March 2024
Valid To
31 March 2024

KwaZulu Natal Game Lodges

3 Hours from Durban or from 3 to 6 hours from Joburg | Beach Lodges | Big 5 luxury reserves | Diving
Phinda Mountain Lodge poolBush Breaks!

Phinda Bushbreak Specials!

fromR 5 740 pps

SADC Specials

KZN's Premier private Big 5 reserve.
Includes 3 delicious meals daily, House wines, local brand spirits, beers and soft drinks, 2 game drives per nights stay.
Mountain Lodge Cottage: R 5 740; Mountain Lodge Suite: R 6 280;
Zuka Lodge: R 5 820;
Vlei Lodge: R 8 090;

Valid From
1 March 2024
Valid To
18 March 2024
Alpine Heath Chalets Self cater

Alpine Heath

per night from R 2 315 PER CHALET

Drakensberg, KZN

SELF CATERING. Located midway between Durban and Joburg and only a short drive from Nambiti Game Reserve. Lots of activities for children. The chalets sleep 6 people in 3 bedrooms and are serviced daily. There are restaurants at the resort for the days you do not want to cook.
Rates are Midweek for 6 people

Valid From
2 Apr 2024
Valid To
12 December 2024
Watering hole and pool in front of Elephant Rock lodge - >> Pensioners

Elephant Rock Lodge, Nambiti

fromR 2 795 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
3 Jan 2023
Valid To
20 March 2024*
Male and Female lion - - Midweek - -

Mkuze Falls Game Lodge

fromR 3 098 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
10 March 2024
Valid To
28 February 2025
Elephants at the Waterhole Private Pool

Thanda Safari Lodge

per night from R 6 477 pps

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
10 Jan 2024
Valid To
13 December 2024
Inside a Tented Suite at Rhino Sands Luxury Tented

Rhino Sands Safari Camp

nightly from R 4 160 pps

Zululand, KZN

Private Plunge Pool
An intimate and exclusive Big 5 safari experience with luxury tented suites overlooking the the Msunduze River, setting the scene for a romantic stay. All suites have a private plunge pool.
Includes: All Meals, local drinks and 2 game drives daily

Valid From
10 Jan 2024
Valid To
20 March 2024
Cheetah Ridge Sunset Game Drive -BOOK EARLY!

Cheetah Ridge, Nambiti

fromR 3 500 pps

Nambiti, KZN

Child friendly and located 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
21 Jan 2024
Valid To
14 December 2024
Lions at Nambiti Game Reserve Nambiti Luxury

Lions Valley Lodge, Nambiti

fromR 4 200 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
12 Jan 2024
Valid To
31 March 2024
Amakhosi Game drive Family Friendly

Amakhosi Safari Lodge

fromR 3 800

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
1 Jan 2024
Valid To
30 April 2024
Springbok Lodge Luxury tent -> Midweek Sp

Nambiti Springbok Game Lodge

per night fromR 3 295 pps

Nambiti Game Reserve

A 3 hour drive 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. Located an hours drive from the Drakensberg Mountains.
Includes: All meals and 2 game drives daily.

Valid from:
2 April 2024
Valid To
8 August 2024
Pool at Tiger Lodge Overlooks Lake

Jozini Tiger Lodge

fromR 1 227

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
10 Feb 2023
Valid To
31 December 2023
Interior of one of the Thanda Tents Luxury Tented

Thanda Tented Camp

per night fromR 3 637

Zululand, KZN

EXCLUSIVE USE ONLY. Min 10 tents.
It may be off the grid but if you want to experience an authentic safari with life's little luxury's and award winning service to go along with the area’s natural beauty, this is the lodge for you!
Includes: All meals, slected local drinks and game drives.

Valid From
10 Jan 2024
Valid To
13 December 2024
Elephant on Game DriveSpecial Rates!

Rhino River Lodge

per night fromR 2 750 pps

Zululand KZN!

Best Of Northern KZN
Just 3 hours north of Durban set alongsie the Msunduzi River you can enjoy a Big 5 bush break at this hidden gem of a lodge! Awesome animal sightings with the Lebombo Mountains as a backdrop. Includes 2 games drives and 3 meals daily.
Normal Rates: R 3 050

Valid From
2 April 2024
Valid To
8 April 2024
Rhinos visiting the camp - Hluhluwe

Falaza Game Lodge and Spa

per night fromR 1 364

Zululand, KZN

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

Valid From
10 Jan 2023
Valid To
31 December 2024
Isandlwana Battlefields Lodge Battlefields

Isandlwana Lodge

fromR - 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
10 Jan 2024
Valid To
30 June 2024

Regional - Zimbabwe | Zambia | Botswana | Mozambique | Namibia

Vic Falls | Chobe | Okavango Delta | Houseboats | SEE ALL
Overlooking the Waterhole 2nt Superdeal!

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

fromR 14 425

Vic Falls - Zimbabwe Side

Spectacular views over a busy waterhole that attracts elephants, buffalo and other wildlife. Vulture breeding program, view from hide. Package includes flights and transfers; breakfasts, a lunch and 2 dinners with one of the dinners at the famous Boma restaurant.

Valid From
1 March 2024
Valid To
31 March 2024
Romantic dinner setting overlooking the Falls 2 nts Romance

Royal Livingstone Hotel

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Vic Falls - Zambia Side

With views of the Victoria Falls, this romance package includes an intimate three course dinner on a floating jetty with wine.
Return flights from Jnb, Return airport/ hotel transfers, 2 nights in a Premier Room, breakfast daily

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Valid To
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Avani Victoria falls Resort overlooking the Falls Vic Falls Save!

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

fromR 14 219

Vic Falls - Zambia Side

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

Valid From
1 Nov 2024
Valid To
20 February 2024
Aerial View of the A'Zambezi River Lodge - >> 3 Nights

A'Zambezi River Lodge

fromR 14 727

Vic Falls - Zimbabwe Side

Located on the banks of the mighty Zambezi, the lodge offers courtesy shuttles to the Rain Forest. Includes:
Joburg/ VicFalls return Flights, estimated taxes, Airport/ hotel transfers, 3 Nights in a Standard River Facing Room, Breakfast daily, 1 Lunch at Lookout cafe, Sunset cruise, Tour of the Falls, Chobe Day trip

Valid From
20 Feb 2024
Valid To
14 April 2024