Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated in KwaZulu Natal in South Africa and offers magnificent fauna & flora in a Big Five private game conservancy set on 20,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld. The Sundays River flows through the reserve and has two 40-metre waterfalls with magnificent ravine bush, home to several rare bird species The Nambiti Private Game Reserve has three times the carrying capacity of regions like Botswana and is the only reserve in the region with the Big Five.
Nambiti Private Game Reserve offers easy access and is approximately three and a half hours drive from Johannesburg and about two and a half hours drive from Durban. The reserve offers the ideal holiday and safari destination for couples, families or guests looking for a quiet getaway with pleasant weather conditions year round.
Nambiti Hills Game Lodge provides the opportunity to experience a holistic safari, covering all spheres of the ecosystem, from the smallest insects and different grasses to the magnificence of Africa's best known beasts.
Nambiti Plains Game Lodge is constructed in and amongst the indigenous forest, perched on the waterhole edge. The lodge offers 5 star cuisine in the boma around the African fire and sleeps guests in luxury, secluded accommodation.
Sun Safaris can arrange scheduled flights from most major airports to either Durban or Pietermaritzburg airports for guests who wish to explore the area. The Battlefields also offer easy access from either Johannesburg or Durban for guests who wish to self-drive on good roads. On these occasions Sun Safaris can arrange a rental car or book a road transfer for guests requiring these options. The drive time from Johannesburg will take between 4 and a half to 5 and a half hours; from Durban, four to five hours.
Nambiti Plains is home to the Big Five: lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. It has an exceptional biodiversity and icludes various biome characteristics; including, savannah, grasslands, thornveld and tall acacia trees.
The reserve is ideal for keen bird-watchers and plays host to a number of rare bird species and an array of plains game and hippopotamus. Activities at the lodges vary; however, most include game drives, picnics, boma dinners, tours of the famous Battlefields and excursions into the Drakensberg Mountains.
The climate in the Nambiti Plains Game Reserve is moderate and pleasant with summers from October till March offering warm days with average maximum temperatures of 27°C and mild yet chilly winters from June to August with average minimum temperatures of 1,2°C in the early mornings and evenings.
The area receives summer rainfall with an average rainfall of 740mm per year. Long days of sunshine make this destination the ideal year round holiday or safari