South Africa Lodging: Wildlife Guesthouses

Imagine getting up not to the ringing of the noisy alarms but into the sound of the thousand tweeting birds, or sleeping to some lion’s roar rather than the distant sound of traffic. In South Africa, you don’t need to imagine. The country has several of the most well-situated wildlife lodges on the continent, and no trip to South Africa is complete without getting a stay in one of the lodges.

They could be costly, then again, balance a night or two in the lodge along with stays in South Africa’s numerous hotels and bed and breakfasts. Below is our full listing of high-quality accommodation choices to consider for your next African safari.

Gorah Elephant Camp


The excitement of silently viewing a herd of elephants walks by while drinking tea on the terrace of a grand colonial manor house is the memorable things of dreams.

This private lodge recaptures the enchanting magic of real safaris from hundreds of years times. Enjoy the spectacular natural world of Africa combined with colonial nostalgia as well as contemporary elegance, to provide an unforgettable special five-star adventure. Gorah is definitely the only private concession as well as Camp located within the midst of the renowned Addo Elephant National Park, where you can find the densest population of elephants in the world. Gorah is malaria-free, has got the Big 5 and it is affiliated with Relais & Chateaux.

Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camps


Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camps is really a magnificently panoramic game reserve on South Africa’s malaria-free Sunshine Coast. Covering the Kariega Estuary on its way to feel the warm Indian Ocean, Sibuya is South Africa’s only game reserve reached only through a boat. Sibuya hosts the Big Five, along with cheetah mating as well as lion project.

Forest Camp has eight chic safari tents on wooden pathways hidden right into the vegetation. River Camp has four large tents, well suited for the entire family.

Welcoming, experienced guides provide game drives, satisfying strolls as well as special boat trips with fantastic bird watching. The beauty of the views, together with the Indian Ocean being their everlasting backdrop, leaves you claiming ‘Sibuya’, we’ll come back.

Oceana Beach And Wildlife Reserve & Lodge Accommodation


The Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve provides tourists special boutique accommodation mixed with excellent game watching. It’s within the Eastern Cape of South Africa in which this ultra-luxurious destination is waiting for its visitors. The lodge can be found 8 kilometers East of Port Alfred around the R72. The originality of the spectacular beach and wildlife reserve is it provides beach, bush as well as the game all in a single encounter.

Having magnificent Ocean Suites, Lodge Suites, as well as the Private Ocean House, the reserve includes a number of comfy lodging with sights of the bush as well as the glowing blue and white waves afar. Blended with five-star dining, unique facilities, an individual beauty and health spa and unlimited pampering, the lodge is not like any other. To be the sole wildlife reserve that is located on the beach in South Africa, this haven is encompassed by a panoramic landscape that is one of a kind and spectacular.

Kurhula Wildlife Lodge


Found on the banks of the Olifants River in Balule, Parsons Nature Reserve, this lodge provides bedrooms with a terrace looking over Olifants River. Kurhula Wildlife Lodge includes an outside swimming pool as well as barbecue amenities.

Kurhula Wildlife Lodge has comfortable and stylishly embellished rooms with tiled flooring and insect nets. All the air-conditioned rooms include a wardrobe, a fridge,a safe and also a personal bathroom.

Tourists can begin a full day with a splendid breakfast delivered around the terrace of the main lodge. During the night, the property will serve an African 3-course meal having a European touch. Lunch, as well as special diet menus, are offered upon request.

Kurhula Wildlife Lodge is 50 kilometers from Kruger National Park, the largest and earliest wildlife park on earth. Get ready to enjoy game drives within the reserve within the assistance of the seasoned ranger. Local activities include things like bird watching.

Moholoholo Ya Mathi


Moholoholo nestles around the slopes of Mariepskop, featuring a spectacular view of the magnificent mountain tops and vertical cliffs on one hand, as well as the running savanna at Kruger Park on the other side.

Moholoholo isn’t positioned on a Big 5 game reserve however it provides a special encounter for eco-tourists. It features a unique ecosystem for more than three hundred bird species, a number of wild animals and guided tours over the Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre provides tourists in close contact with the uncommon and common animals.

Found on the banks of the Banks of the Blyde River, near the R531, enchanting Ya Mati is waiting for you. Concealed below lush trees, encompassed by magnificently maintained lawns as well as the Blyde River flowing through it, Ya Mati is the perfect site for your special wedding or party.


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