A mere two hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, is a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. Overlooking the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesburg National Park, Bakubung, or 'People of the Hippo', offers guests Big 5 viewing in one of Africa's beautiful national parks. Guests are spoilt for choice be it having a cup of coffee overlooking our resident hippo in the waterhole, bushveld boma barbecues, game walks or the culinary experience of Bakubung's famous buffet.
Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge is the first wholly-owned, Community-based Safari Lodge to be developed in South Africa. The lodge is an eco-tourism partnership between North-West Parks, the Balete Ba Lekgophung Community and the operator, The Nature Workshop. The community has a 45-year lease to operate a commercial lodge with traversing rights across the reserve. The concept is unique in South Africa as the community owns the lodge, with substantial benefits accruing back to the community itself.
Chisomo Safari Camp (which means “blessings”) combines the warmth and vibrancy of a Safari, exuding a true feeling of being in a bygone era in the Africa wilderness. Situated under the shade of towering knob thorns and Jackleberry trees, the camp accommodates 44 guests in luxury tented suites. Beautifully decorated, spacious lounges offer guests the perfect opportunity to relax and absorb the splendid surroundings. Chisomo Safari Camp offers ambrosial Pan African meals in the most spectacular surroundings, under
the stars or in the elegant candlelit dining area
Nestled in the magnificent malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, Etali Safari Lodge has earned a reputation for offering our guests a unique and personal African bush experience wherein nature, relaxation and luxury combine to form an unforgettable memory. At Etali we provide guests with an experience beyond the expected. Whether on safari with our expert game rangers, dining on our delicious cuisine, rejuvenating in our spa, or, simply relaxing in our luxurious and comfortable suites. We also offer a range of extra services such as our kids program, stargazing, wedding planning and conference facilities. As the owners and managers of Etali, our focus is on offering value for money, without compromising the quality experience our repeat guests have come to expect. We invite you to enjoy our South African hospitality while getting closer to the park wildlife, including the Big 5, along with rarer species such as African Wild Dog and Cheetah.
Impodimo Game Lodge is set on a rocky ridge overlooking the vistas within the magnificent malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve of the North West Province of South Africa. Madikwe Game Reserve covers an area of 75000 hectares of unique topography and breath taking beauty bordering Botswana. It is home to the Big 5, the beautiful Painted Wolf (African Wild Dogs), Cheetah, Brown and Spotted Hyena a variety of large mammals and bird life. Carved from the hillside, eight glass fronted luxury chalets and one Deluxe Suite line a natural spring, each enjoying striking views of the African Bush. Children are welcome at Impodimo and we love to go out of our way to ensure that kids and parents both have an unforgettable safari experience. Kids may participate in our kiddies program, where the children are entertained and occupied with fun and educational activities.
Jamala is the Swahili word for "natural elegance". Elegant (adj.) - is defined as "graceful and stylish; pleasantly ingenious and simple".Safari is another Swahili word that means "journey" or "to travel", but has come to mean so very much more. Imbued with a sense of the exotic, more typically a sense of Africa, the word safari has today become symbolic of something far more romantic; it evokes images of adventure and stylish indulgence.
Kuname Lodge is a small, unashamedly exclusive, luxury safari lodge set in about 9,000 hectares of pristine African bush, in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve.
Bordered by the towering Drakensberg escarpment on the west and set in game-rich, lush, riverine vegetation, the facility offers a variety of breathtaking views, diverse landscapes and some of the best big five game-viewing opportunities in southern Africa.