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Ngala Safari Lodge

Ngala Safari Lodge

$585 per person

Situated in the beautiful Timbavati Game Reserve within the well-known Kruger National Park in South Africa, is the gracious, colonial-style Ngala Safari Lodge, where a timeless, unhurried atmosphere, combined with the quaint traditions of a bygone era, create an ambiance of romance and nostalgia.

Situated in the beautiful Timbavati Game Reserve within the well-known Kruger National Park in South Africa, is the gracious, colonial-style Ngala Safari Lodge, where a timeless, unhurried atmosphere, combined with the quaint traditions of a bygone era, create an ambiance of romance and nostalgia.
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Nestled under a canopy of ancient mopane and tamboti trees, the magnificent Ngala Safari Lodge Kruger comprises a set of intimate elegant spaces, sheltered in harmonious seclusion by thick vegetation.

Consisting of 20 air conditioned cottages ( including 3 family cottages) and 1 family suite which includes a private swimming
pool and use of a private safari vehicle

Nestled under a canopy of ancient mopane and tamboti trees, the magnificent Ngala Safari Lodge Kruger comprises a set of intimate elegant spaces, sheltered in harmonious seclusion by thick vegetation.
Here, style and grace fuse beautifully into the natural setting, and its minimum-impact construction creates a real sense of adventure. Its colonial-inspired decor oozes old-worldly charm and creates a haven for utter relaxation and rejuvenation.

Facilities include a lounge and dining area, bar, expansive deck with rim-flow pool, boma, spa, library, gym and curio shop, as well as a conference facility for 24 delegates. Secret nooks and crannies furnished with plush sofas, create tranquil spaces for quiet contemplation and relaxation. And if complete rejuvenation of mind and body is what you are after, you can indulge in a range of pampering treatments in the spa. Those who do not want to let their exercise regime slide, can work up a sweat in the well-equipped gym.

A walled courtyard offers a sheltered haven in which to indulge in tasty cuisine, and the boma at night provides a dramatic setting for social gatherings. All the guest areas boast magnificent views of the busy waterhole and bushveld beyond. At night lanterns and candles, set among the trees, create a magical word of romance and comfort.

Ngala Safari Lodge

Cottages – Ngala Safari Lodge boasts 20 opulent thatched suites, each emanating romantic colonial charm and luxurious comfort, with beautiful views of the Mopane riverbed.Stylish decor comprising of earthy tones, nostalgic safari memorabilia, luxurious linen, and soft-tinted prints and etchings, fuse beautifully to create the magic which is Africa. Each air-conditioned suite boasts an en-suite bathroom with bathtub, his-and-hers basins and shower, as well as a private veranda. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer beautiful views of the natural surrounds. The three family cottages each comprises two suites, conveniently interlinked via a door for easy access, accommodate two adults and two children. The luxury family suite has an en-suite bathroom, private deck with full-size pool, and the exclusive use a safari vehicle.

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ngala safari lodge family suite 4 deck and pool view

Family Cottages – The lodge boasts three family cottages, each consisting of two suites that are conveniently interlinked via a door for easy access. All the suites have spacious en-suite bathrooms with outdoor showers. The cottages accommodate two adults and two children each.

Apart from private traversing rights, the lodge’s open safari vehicles can also traverse the main roads in the park without restrictions, thereby allowing unlimited game viewing opportunities in one of the world's most famous reserves.

Family Suite – Situated in the shade of a weeping boer-bean tree on the banks of the seasonal Mopane River, the family suite consists of two en-suite bedrooms, as well as a cosy dining area. The suite has its own ranger and tracker team, private swimming pool, as well as private safari vehicle and butler. Each room boasts its own private deck, overlooking the shaded riverbed. The family suite can accommodate a maximum of two adults and two children. The latter can enjoy the specially designed WILDchild program, aimed at entertaining the young ones.

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Each air-conditioned suite boasts an en-suite bathroom with bathtub, his-and-hers basins and shower, as well as a private veranda. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer beautiful views of the natural surrounds. The three family cottages each comprises two suites, conveniently interlinked via a door for easy access, accommodate two adults and two children. The luxury family suite has an en-suite bathroom, private deck with full-size pool, and the exclusive use a safari vehicle.

FAQ's

Question: Best Time to Visit Ngala Safari Lodge

Answer: May-August and December

 

Question: Where is Ngala Safari Lodge

Answer: Ngala Safari Lodge is set in the magnificent Timbavati Private Game Reserve on the edge of the Kruger National Park in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa.

More About Ngala Safari Lodge

NGALA SAFARI LODGE

Facilities include a lounge and dining area, bar, expansive deck with rim-flow pool, boma, spa, library, gym and curio shop, as well as a conference facility for 24 delegates. Secret nooks and crannies furnished with plush sofas, create tranquil spaces for quiet contemplation and relaxation. And if complete rejuvenation of mind and body is what you are after, you can indulge in a range of pampering treatments in the spa.

Those who do not want to let their exercise regime slide, can work up a sweat in the well-equipped gym.

  • Included
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast
    Entry Fees
    Flights
    Meals
    Personal Safari Guide
    Spa treatments and Laundry
    Telephone
    Wifi
  • Not Included
    Boutique purchases
    Departure Taxes
    Premium Brands and Cellar wines

TOUR LOCATION

Ngala Private Game Reserve, Timbavati, 1380

Inclusions and exclusions

Rates Include:
  •  Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Soft drinks and house wines
  • Local brand spirits and beers
  • Teas and coffees
  • Designated safari activities
  • Early morning and late afternoon game drives that continue after nightfall
  • Bushwalks (1 hour)
  • VAT
  • Emergency evacuation insurance
  • Transfers to and from lodge airstrip.
  Rates exclude:
  • Game reserve entrance fees
  • Conservation levy
  • Telephone calls
  • Premium wine collection
  • Spa treatments
  • Cigars / cigarettes
  • Other activities not listed in included rates section.
   

Facilities and Amenities at Ngala Safari Lodge

Description of Facilities / Amenities Ngala Safari Lodge
Number of suites21
LODGE FACILITIES
Back up ElectricityYes
BomaYes
Boutique Shop**Yes
ChildrenYes
Full bar facilitiesYes
GymYes
Handicapped SuiteNo (wheelchair friendly)
LoungeYes
Meeting Facilities | Lelapa LodgeNo
ParkingYes
Spa*Yes
Private Pool / JacuzziYes
Telephone/Fax FacilitiesYes
WiFi***Yes
Wine CellarYes
SUITE FACILITIES
Air ConditioningYes
En-Suite BathroomsYes
FansYes
HairdryersYes
Lounge AreaYes
Mini-BarsNo
Private Pool / JucuzziYes
Safes in suiteYes
Tea/Coffee Making Facilities (Nespresso machines) Yes
TelephoneYes
DELUXE, PRESIDENTIAL AND LUXURY SUITES – ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
King Size BedsYes
Private Pool / JucuzziYes
 

NGALA SAFARI LODGE LIFE ENRICHING EXPERIENCES

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ACTIVITIES

Guests can head out into the wilderness daily in open safari vehicles under the guidance of an experienced ranger and tracker. Early morning and late-afternoon/ early evening safaris are conducted daily. The morning drive head out at sunrise, and the afternoon drive just before sunset. These are the times when the animals are most active, as they usually seek shelter at the heat of the day. Your guide and will share surprising facts of the African bush with you, whilst tracking your favorite species for an up-close encounter. Apart from the iconic Big Five, you can also expect to encounter more elusive species such as the African wild dog, which is a signature species of this reserve. Searching for nocturnal animals in the spotlight after sunset is a thrilling experience as the brief reflection of a pair of eyes in the bush, will have you upright in your seat. Your guide will choose scenic spots en-route where you can indulge in some refreshments. ngala safari lodge game drive sighting elephant

GAME DRIVES

Early morning and late-afternoon/early evening safaris offer the unique opportunity to venture into the wilderness for up-close encounter with a range of wildlife species. Apart from the iconic Big Five quests can also expect to see wildebeest, zebra, impala hippo, giraffe and kudu, to name but a few. The knowledgeable guides and trackers will share a wealth of information about the vegetation and animal behavior, and divulge secrets of the bush which will delight and surprise In the early morning and late afternoon, the animals are most active as temperatures are more moderate during these times. Your ranger will stop at scenic spots en-route for some refreshments. Sipping a cocktail while watching a spectacular African sunset, is a truly memorable experience. The spotlight will also get the adrenaline pumping as you search for an elusive pair of eyes in the bush. This is the time when the nocturnal beast come out to play, and you might just catch sight of a leopard scouring the bush from high up in a tree. These safaris are perfect for working up an appetite.

BUSHWALKS

Exploring the wilderness on foot is a thrill a minute, as all your senses are on high alert. These educational walks, in the company of an armed ranger, reveal astonishing secrets about the bush. You might even assist in tracking a specific species, which is what a wilderness adventure is all about. Walks are conducted in the early morning before the onset of the day’s heat. Your experienced ranger will ensure your safety at all times. Nerves of steel and comfy walking shoes are required.

SUPER SEVEN BY NIGHT

Discover nocturnal adventure on a night drive tracking Madikwe’s Super Seven. Using hi-tech torches, you have the rare opportunity to see into the nocturnal world of lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros, wild dog and cheetah. A whole new dimension is revealed on this exhilarating experience.  

BIRDWATCHING

Ngala is a birder’s haven, with more than 260 resident species. Expect to see the woodland kingfisher, the Marico sunbird and spotted-back weaver, to name but a few. Your knowledgeable ranger will reveal some surprising facts about our feathered friends. A world of magic awaits in your binocular lenses.  

PRIVATE SAFARI

Those in search of a more private and secluded bush experience can request a private safari, tailor-made to your needs. You will have your own dedicated ranger, tracker and safari vehicle and the duration of the safari is completely up to you. A picnic-style meal can be enjoyed en-route upon request. Additional costs apply.  

RHINO NOTCHING

The reserve is involved in rhino conservation efforts and guests can by arrangement be part of an extraordinary hands-on rhino tagging experience – involving the notching, DNA sampling and micro chipping of the rhino’s horns. Guests can work on the ground with the vet and ecologist, in close proximity to the sedated rhino, or take to the air in a helicopter during the rhino search. The rhino tagging conservation experience is charged as a separate cost and must be arranged a week in advance. Guests of all ages can participate, with a high level of parental monitoring required for younger children. The rhino tagging experience begins early morning, between 6:30 and 7:00am, and runs into the early afternoon. Lunch is taken to guests in the bush or a late lunch can be arranged on return to the lodge.  

CASCADES AND CANYON SPECTACULAR

This spectacular helicopter flight takes off from Hazyview, near the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Soar over cascading waterfalls and along the escarpment to God's Window, with its panoramic views, and on to the Blyde River Canyon. Land at a magnificent viewpoint to enjoy a delicious picnic. *Available at an additional cost.  

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

Children are welcome at Ngala and can enjoy an individually designed kid’s program - the WILDchild progam. This program offers fun-filled interactive activities aimed and educating children on the environment, as well as about different cultures. Upon arrival each child will receive a branded bag containing various items, such as a logbook, pencils and crayons. Kids under three also receives an African-themed soft toy. This program affords parents the opportunity to enjoy some downtime.  

WELLNESS

Guests can choose from a wide range of rejuvenation treatments and massages at the luxurious on-site spa, where highly skilled therapists stand ready to spoil those in search of some extra pampering. You are also welcome to request a relaxing massage in the privacy of your suite. Those who needs to work up a sweat can do so in the well-equipped gym.

Ngala Safari Lodge Rates 2019

VALIDITY PERIOD 01 JANUARY 2019 – 31 DECEMBER 2019

Ngala Safari LodgeRates and Tariffs
Ngala Family Cottage | per person per night sharing | January - DecemberZAR9 425
Ngala Family Cottage | per family cottage per night | January - DecemberZAR32 990
Ngala Family Suite | per Family Suite per night | January - DecemberZAR45 700
Honeymoon offerThis exclusive offer includes a 50% saving on one partner’s accommodation. Offer valid all year round
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