Ngala Safari Lodge
Ngala Safari Lodge is a luxurious hide-away offering guests the opportunity to experience the magic and mystery of the African bush in the Timbavati Nature Reserve.
Ngala Safari Lodge Highlights
Ngala, meaning 'lion' in Shangaan, was the first private safari reserve to be incorporated in the world-famous Kruger National Park, the largest wildlife sanctuary in South Africa. With exclusive traversing rights over 14 700 hectares (36 323 acres) of Kruger's game-rich wilderness, Ngala Safari Lodge offers an extraordinary African wildlife safari experience and is renowned for its luxury accommodation and superb big five game viewing.
- Situated in the Ngala Private Game Reserve, which shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park
- Close up game viewing of the Big Five
- Colonial atmosphere from an age old era
- Exclusive Safari Suite ideal for honeymooners
Ngala Safari Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
The area is renowned for Big Five, lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino game viewing encounters on game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles led by expert rangers and Shangaan trackers. Ngala offers both off-road and night game drives affording excellent sightings and photographic opportunities. Discover interesting nocturnal animals on exhilarating, spot lit night game drives. Ngala offers unsurpassed game viewing opportunities of territorial, individually recognizable lion and leopard which are tracked on a daily basis. Cheetah tends to be nomadic but is regularly encountered. Endangered African wild dog can also be seen. Huge herds of buffalo and elephant are frequently seen quenching their thirst at waterholes which also attract white rhino and are favoured by hippo. Impala are the most abundant antelope, with resident wildebeest, greater kudu and steenbok among other common species. The rare Sharpe's grysbok occurs in mopane woodland. Lone elephant bulls and breeding herds are regularly encountered. Honey badger, African civet and small-spotted genet are among the smaller carnivores regularly seen on night game drives. Packs of dwarf mongoose live in large termite mounds.
Arathusa Safari Lodge
Arathusa Safari Lodge is famous for offering traditional Big 5 safaris in the heart of the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Guests can expect a luxurious safari experience and the lodge is famous for its fantastic concentrations of wildlife.
Best of the Kruger Premier
The Best of the Kruger Safari allows you to spend 3 nights at two different premier safari lodges in the Private Reserves of the Kruger National Park. Guests can expect to see lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo and a whole host of other wildlife, while staying in some of the best lodges in the Greater Kruger area.