Nkala Safari Lodge

Family owned, Self Catering Nkala Safari Lodge is the perfect escape to relax in the African bush. We are a short 35 min drive from Sun City or 2 hr drive from Lanseria Airport. Nkala is situated in the Big 5, Malaria free, Black Rhino Game Reserve and forms part of the 55 000 hectare Pilanesberg National Park. The lodge was named Nkala (Mongoose in the Xitsonga language) after the first animal our children saw on their game drive at our lodge.  View the Big 5 in their natural habitat as well as South Africa’s other rare species in the comfort of your own Exclusive Use Self Catering Lodge.

The perfect family and friends getaway, Nkala lodge is child friendly and encompasses 5 free standing en-suite luxury suites with a maximum occupancy of 11 guests. The Accommodation comprises of 3 x Luxury Suites, 1 x Luxury Family Suite (2 rooms), 1 x Honeymoon Suite all included in the Exclusive Use lodge rates.

Game drives are included in your stay and conducted with a professional guide in your private 4 x 4 Safari Vehicle on the exclusive Black Rhino Game Reserve. Nkala Lodge is privileged to have traversing rights to the whole Pilanesberg National Park, as well as their restricted Wilderness Area, established for the protection of the endangered Black Rhino.

Note: A maximum of 10 guests allowed on the vehicle during game drives

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Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to availability
Description 1 Aug 2018 to 31 Dec 2018
Entire Lodge  Midweek (Sun-Thu) Prices (Excluding Holidays) R13 500
Entire Lodge Weekend (Fri-Sat) &  School Holidays and Public Holidays R17 000
Description 1 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2019
Entire Lodge Midweek (Sun-Thu) Prices (Excluding Holidays) R14 500
Entire Lodge Weekend (Fri-Sat) & School Holidays and Public Holidays R19 000
Entire Lodge SA Public Holidays, School Holidays & Long Weekends   R19 000

Please Note:The Rate is per night for the whole lodge

RATES INCLUDE

  • Self-Catering Accommodation for 11 Adults in 5 suites (Entire Lodge)
  • 2 x 2.5 hr Guided game drives per day on a Private Safari Vehicle
  • All daily park conservation fees
  • Tea & Coffee in rooms
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 x Bags of firewood per day (incl. firelighters)
  • Applicable VAT

PLEASE NOTE

  • Self-Catering Lodge
  • Entire Lodge to be booked as one unit. (Exclusive use)
  • 3 x Luxury Suites, 1 x Luxury Family Suite (2 rooms), 1 x Honeymoon Suite
  • Located in the private Black Rhino Game Reserve
  • Free roaming Big 5 Game Reserve
  • Malaria Free Area
  • Maximum of 11 guests
  • Children under 4 years are not counted toward the 11 guest maximum
  • Child Friendly Lodge: please enquire re cot & amenities
  • Outdoor Jungle Gym/Play Area
  • Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age)
  • Minimum 2 nights stay
  • Minimum 3 nights stay over SA public, school holidays and long weekends
  • Supermarkets en-route to the lodge are located at Waterfall Mall, Rustenburg or Village Mall, Hartebeespoort
  • Please note we are a Self-Catering Lodge and no food/meals are provided. The nearest small Supermarket is 35 min away
  • Nespresso & Dolce Gusto machines as well as plungers are available. Please bring your own pods and ground coffee.
  • Instant coffee, tea & milk are complimentary in the suites
  • Small tuck shop located at the main gate (10 min away) if you forget any essentials
  • Maximum of 10 guests allowed on Game Vehicle at any time. Each person including children to be on their own seat
  • Game drives conducted by a qualified Game Ranger
  • Maximum of 2 x game drives per day (2.5 hours each)
  • No self-driving allowed
  • Game Ranger lives on the premises and has first aid and emergency training
  • Situated in a node with non‐intrusive electrified fencing to keep guests safe, however some animals cannot be kept out
  • Exercise or walking to be done on main roads and in daylight hours within the node
  • Limited cell coverage at the Lodge
  • Complimentary Wifi (Please note that due to our location, Wifi cannot be guaranteed as signal can be intermittent
  • TV Lounge with 55' Flat screen and DSTV (Full Bouquet)


Check-in: 14:00 - 18:00 Check Out: 10:30

Smoking is permitted outside but not in the chalets or main building.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel up to 7 days before check in and get a 50% refund, minus service fees.
  • Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.

Service fees are non-refundable.

MAIN LODGE AREA

  • A fully equipped Open Plan Kitchen & Scullery
  • Dining Area
  • TV lounge
  • Bar
  • Outdoor Boma with braai (bbq)
  • Outside undercover lounge and dining area with gas braai
  • Swimming pool (with safety net)

VIEWING DECK

  • Spend a lazy afternoon or self-indulgent morning relaxing on our Viewing Deck, whilst keeping an eye out for one of the elusive Big 5 coming to quench their thirst.   The Viewing Deck is also a treat for avid birders, as we are often visited by a myriad of the 300 bird species found in the area.
  • The viewing deck is an easily accessible 70 meters from the Main Lodge.

JUNGLE GYM

  • Situated in an enclosed Boma 30 meters away from the Main Lodge,  the Jungle Gym provides the perfect space for the little ones to enjoy themselves in the comfort of their own special place.
Indulge in the luxury of having the lodge to yourself and your guests as our professional game ranger guides you through one of the richest diversities of fauna and flora in Africa. Game drive starting times are flexible as you have use of a private safari vehicle. ​

Game drives are conducted in a 4 x 4 Safari vehicle on the 2000 hectare Black Rhino Game Reserve, which is open to the 55 000 hectare Pilanesberg National Park allowing the Big 5 and other endangered species such as African Wild Dog, Cheetah and Black Rhino to roam free. ​

Note: Maximum capacity on the vehicle is 10 guests.

Available by prior arrangement with Nkala, at an additional charge.  Please enquire when booking

  • Guided morning bush walks
  • Golf at the nearby championship Gary Player and Lost City golf courses
  • Hot-air balloon flights over Pilanesberg
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sun City Day Trips
  • Outing to Predator world
LION HONEYMOON SUITE
Unit size: 70 sqm
MASTER BEDROOM
  • King Size Bed
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electric Blankets
  • Vanity Desk
  • International plugs & USB points
  • Dressing room
  • Safe
  • Outside deck
EN-SUITE BATHROOM
  • Freestanding bath
  • Double shower
  • Double basins
  • Outside shower
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Separate toilet
LOUNGE
  • Separate lounge
  • Air Conditioning
  • Separate guest toilet
  • Full kitchenette including Nespresso machine, kettle, toaster, microwave
  • Bar Fridge
  • TV with DSTV
  • Outside Deck
ELEPHANT SUITE
Unit size: 60 sqm
BEDROOM & LOUNGE
  • King Size Bed (or Twin Beds)
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Sleeper Couch (3/4 size)
  • Electric Blankets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • International plugs & USB points
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Bar Fridge
  • Safe
  • Outside deck
EN-SUITE BATHROOM
  • Freestanding bath
  • Double shower
  • Double basins
  • Outside shower
  • Separate Toilet
  • Bathroom amenities
LEOPARD SUITE
Unit size: 60 sqm
The Leopard Suite has an interleading room attached (Cub Room) that makes up the Family Suite.
BEDROOM & LOUNGE
  • King Size Bed (or Twin Beds)
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Sleeper Couch (3/4 size)
  • Electric Blankets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • International plugs & USB points
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Bar Fridge
  • Safe
  • Outside deck
EN-SUITE BATHROOM
  • Freestanding bath
  • Double shower
  • Double basins
  • Outside shower
  • Separate Toilet
  • Bathroom amenities
CUB ROOM
Unit size: 25 sqm
The Cub Room is interleading with the Leopard Suite, this makes up the Family Suite
BEDROOM
  • Twin Beds
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Electric Blankets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Station
  • Bar Fridge
  • International plugs & USB points
  • Outside deck
  • Cot & compactum available
EN-SUITE BATHROOM
  • Shower
  • Basin
  • Toilet
  • Bathroom amenities
RHINO SUITE
Unit size: 60 sqm
BEDROOM & LOUNGE
  • King Size Bed (or Twin Beds)
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Sleeper Couch (3/4 size)
  • Electric Blankets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • International plugs & USB points
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Bar Fridge
  • Safe
  • Outside deck
EN-SUITE BATHROOM
  • Freestanding bath
  • Double shower
  • Double basins
  • Outside shower
  • Separate Toilet
  • Bathroom amenities
BUFFALO SUITE
Unit size: 60 sqm
BEDROOM & LOUNGE
  • King Size Bed (or Twin Beds)
  • Egyptian Cotton Sheets
  • Sleeper Couch (3/4 size)
  • Electric Blankets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Desk
  • International plugs & USB points
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Bar Fridge
  • Safe
  • Outside deck
EN-SUITE BATHROOM
  • Freestanding bath
  • Double shower
  • Double basins
  • Outside shower
  • Separate Toilet
  • Bathroom amenities

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Business Hours:
Mon - Fri (09:00 - 17:00)
Sat (09:00 - 13:00)
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours

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• Individual service
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What sets us Apart !

  • MALARIA FREE
  • Ideal for family or group getaways
  • Rich biodiversity of game
  • Home to the “Big 5”
  • Over 350 bird species
  • Effortless road and air access