Specials at Game Lodges Across South Africa

South African travellers are spoilt for choice when it comes to game lodges special offers right now!

Booking a few nights in one of our game reserves means indulging yourself in the very best fauna and flora that this magnificent country has to offer. These lodges are perfect for a real break.

Here are some of the game lodge specials on offer at the moment…

KWAZULU-NATAL GAME LODGE SPECIAL OFFERS

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

Special: 40% off standard rates for SA residents for stays of 2 nights or longer. Valid until 1 July 2022.

This lodge is in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, home to the Big 5 (and no fewer than 1000 white rhino). The décor is cool and contemporary and the landscapes magnificent.  There are villas and suites for families, couples, and honeymooners, making these game lodge special offers attractive to all.

Explore Lake St Lucia by boat, keeping an eye out for hippo and crocodile, or head into the bush for unforgettable game drives.

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

Makakatana Bay Lodge

Special: 45% off standard twin and king rooms for SA residents for stays of 2 nights or longer. Valid until 15 December 2021.

This stunning lodge is in the World Heritage Site of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

It is home to Lake St Lucia, where around 1200 crocodile and 1000 hippo sun themselves or hide below the water. More than this, the park has lion, buffalo, elephant, cheetah, rhino, leopard, hyena and more. This is where game drives take on a new meaning!

Makakatana Bay Lodge

African Spirit Game Lodge

Special: 25% off Lion’s Den.

A 4-star lodge on the Elephant Coast, this spot is all about luxury and hospitality amidst the African bush.

Go on game drives to see the Big 5, as well as giraffe, hyena, zebra, serval, lynx and so many more exciting species. The lodge has loads of charming features, and each luxury chalet is comfortable and inviting.

Head to Lake St Lucia or to one of the many other reserves for the wildest experiences.

African Spirit Game Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge

Special: 40% game lodge special offer for SA residents until 1 July 2022.

Experience opulence in the only private lodge in the spectacular iSimangaliso World Heritage Park. The 8 thatched bush suites are on the dunes, under the forest canopy – bliss.

It’s perched on the lake, so spend days on guided boat and canoe tours, fishing and swimming along the way. You can also head to the elephant park or on a turtle tracking adventure. What a treat!

Kosi Forest Lodge

Mavela Game Lodge

Special: 20% off standard rates (on 2 nights or longer) until 10 December 2021.

Because it’s situated in the Zululand Rhino Reserve, guests of this lodge have access to the Big 5 in their natural habitat. Go on game drives, guided bush walks, or tiger fishing excursions. Or head to Sodwana Bay for some very special diving.

The outdoor boma, fire pit, and swimming pool are gorgeous little escapes for visitors that need a break from the city buzz and are looking for a great deal at a game lodge!

Mavela Game Lodge

LIMPOPO GAME LODGE SPECIAL OFFERS

Bundox Safari Lodge

Special: 35% off standard rates on 2 nights or longer until 15 December 2021.

This dreamy retreat in the Valley of the Olifants is about being surrounded by the Limpopo bush and its wildlife (including the Big 5). Go on game drives in the Kruger National Park or enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime elephant-back safari.

There are thatched chalets and beautiful tents, which all manage to combine the rustic charm of a safari stay with the spoils of luxury.

Bundox Safari Lodge

Itaga Private Game Lodge

Special: 20% off standard rates on 3 nights or longer from Monday to Thursday and Sunday nights only. Valid until 31 December 2022.

This incredible spot is in the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, surrounded by the picturesque Waterberg Mountains and bushveld.

The suites celebrate stunning views, and the lodge has a raised deck for some real Instagram-worthy backdrops. Look out for elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, hyena, warthog, and so much more.

Itaga Private Game Lodge

Bundox Explorer Camp

Special: 35% off standard rates on stays of 2 nights or longer until 15 December 2021.

These eco-luxury tented suites in the Greater Kruger Park offer magnificent views and all the comforts of home. Feel like you’re in the heart of the African bush, surrounded by its wildest residents, while still enjoying excellent food, amenities, and service.

Here, game drives and elephant-back safaris are the orders of the day.

Bundox Explorer Camp

Letlapa Nyala Lodge

Special: 25% off standard rates on stays of 2 nights or longer until 31 December 2021.

Well, if it’s breath-taking views you’re after, this is the spot! It’s in the Waterberg and sleeps up to 10. It has a fire pit, swimming pool, and a deck that boasts some pretty unbelievable vistas of Limpopo.

Go on game drives and guided walking safaris to experience the fauna and flora that make this area so special.

Letlapa Nyala Lodge

Idwala View Lodge

Special: 15% off standard rates on stays of 7 nights or longer. Valid until 31 December 2021.

This thatched lodge is in the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve and is ideal for a group of 12. The heated swimming pool and deck have the most exquisite views, showcasing them to perfection.

Simply relax, or head out on a guided game drive for some impressive animal sightings. The area is also home to golf courses, for enthusiasts that want to relax on the greens and fairways.

Idwala View Lodge

Shikwari Game Reserve

Special: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2 until 30 September 2021.

Nestled at the foot of the Drakensberg, these 6 luxury thatched suites make the most of their idyllic setting by celebrating mountain and bush views.

Go on game drives locally or in the Kruger National Park, explore the Blyde River Canyon, go on boating excursions, or visit the local animal sanctuaries.

Shikwari Game Reserve

Baobab Hill Bush House

Special: 20% off standard rates for SA residents until 15 December 2021.

Wow, what a place, right on the Luvuvhu River in the Kruger Park! These views are just amazing. From the comfort of the house or swimming pool, you might even see elephant, zebra, buffalo, kudu and more.

Spend days in the pool or around the braai at this family-friendly spot, or head into the bush for unforgettable game drives.

Baobab Hill Bush House

Warthog Lodge

Special: 15% off standard rates for 7 nights or longer until 31 December 2021.

Views, views, views! This spot is in the gorgeous Mabalingwe Nature Reserve and simply oozes luxury.

Go on game drives, cool off in the private pool, or make the most of your African experience when you freshen up under the outdoor shower. There’s a boma and braai area, as well as an indoor fireplace.

Warthog Lodge

Shiduli Private Game Lodge

Special: 15% off standard rates until 22 December 2021.

A family-friendly safari spot surrounded by the Drakensberg and the pristine vegetation of Limpopo…this is a very special getaway. And it’s on special!

The luxury suites all have access to the pool. There are also game drives, massive trees, and activities to keep the little ones busy. The Big 5 can be found here, and keen bird-watchers are spoilt for choice.

Shiduli Private Game Lodge

Kuname Lodge

Special: 15% off standard rates until 22 December 2021.

Five-star luxury just 45km from Kruger National Park – this is hard to beat! Guests can enjoy world-class game drives before heading back to the lodge, where the best views are enjoyed from the wooden deck. The deck overlooks a rock pool on one side and the river on the other, with endless foliage all around.

Choose from luxury suites or the manor house.

Kuname Lodge

Makumu Private Game Lodge

Special: 30% off standard rates until 30 September 2021.

Nothing beats sundowners while watching the watering hole, or enjoying walking safaris and game drives through the private nature reserve. This is a real treat.

It’s perched right on a hill for the absolute best views. Enjoy them from the swimming pool, boma, fire pit, or an irresistible hammock. There’s a private gym too.

Makumu Private Game Lodge

Return Africa Pafuri Camp

Special: 40% off standard rates for SA residents until 15 December 2021.

Secluded in the Northern Kruger, these 12 luxury tents and 7 family tents are ideal for travellers that want to indulge in the healing powers of nature.

There’s a swimming pool and a bush bar, and meals are served on the deck that overlooks the Luvuvhu River. When you’re not on game drives or relaxing around the lodge, head to a local Makuleke village and watch performances of cultural song and dance.

Return Africa Pafuri Camp

WESTERN CAPE GAME LODGE SPECIAL OFFERS

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Special: Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 until 19 December 2021.

This sanctuary in the wilderness of Clanwilliam promises 5-star luxury in the heart of an area that is truly spiritual to experience.

The opulent suites are really special and showcase the views in a spectacular way from their private patios. The pretty surrounds can also be enjoyed from the outdoor fire pit or the banks of the Olifants River.

The chefs create delicious meals with fresh ingredients from the garden. Spend your days canoeing, fishing, exploring rock art, or swimming in the rock pools at the waterfalls. This is more than a holiday destination, it’s an experience.

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

GARDEN ROUTE GAME LODGE SPECIAL OFFERS

Gondwana Game Reserve

Special: 40% off standard rates on stays of 2 nights or longer until 30 April 2022.

Whether you want an intimate retreat for 2 or a family holiday, this luxury spot outside Mossel Bay is just dreamy. There are private bush villas and safari suites, each with awesome views of the Garden Route countryside. The infinity pool and deck overlook all of this vast beauty too.

Head out on game drives, bush walks, or mountain biking trails. Or, revitalise body and soul with a visit to the spa.

Gondwana Game Reserve

EASTERN CAPE GAME LODGE SPECIAL OFFERS

Pumba Water Lodge

Special: 45% off standard rates until 30 September 2021.

This 5-star opulence is perched right above the Kariega River just outside Grahamstown, where only the sun and moon remind you of time’s passing.

This is the home of the Big 5 as well as many other animal species. Each chalet has a thatched roof and stone walls, a private viewing deck, outdoor shower, plunge pool, and indoor fireplace.

Eat outdoors, indoors, or in the boma. Head into the bush with a trail guide or try archery or fly fishing.

Pumba Water Lodge

Quatermains Camp

Game Lodge Special Offer: 40% off standard rates until 30 September 2021.

This stunning camp is a real throwback to a 1920’s expedition settlement, with colonial-style tents right in the bush. This gives your whole stay a sense of adventure and discovery.

Guided bush walks to see the Big 5 in one of the adjacent parks is a must, as is star-gazing and bird-watching. Really, guests want to take every opportunity to explore what the Eastern Cape has to offer while staying in this memorable camp.

Quatermains Camp

Samara Private Game Reserve

Game Lodge Special: 50% off standard rates for SA residents.

This lodge has as its idyllic backdrop the mountains just outside Graaff-Reinet. The Karoo has a very different kind of magic, which is exactly what this spot celebrates. The suites have a charming colonial style, and the lodge has a wrap-around balcony and an irresistible swimming pool.

Guests of Samara are invited to interact with endangered cheetah with an experienced guide – a bucket list experience!

Samara Private Game Reserve

Pumba Msenge Bush Lodge

Special: 45% off standard rates.

Each suite is enclosed by glass, plunging its guests right into the heart of the Eastern Cape bush for awe-inspiring views and an utter sense of tranquillity.

Eat dinner under the stars, dive into the private plunge pool, or just sit on your private deck and breathe in the warm scent of Africa. There’s an onsite restaurant and bush bar too, and the game viewing deck is sure to yield some thrilling sightings.

Pumba Msenge Bush Lodge

MPUMALANGA

Kruger Sunset Lodge

Special Offer: 35% off standard rates until 30 November 2021.

Make the most of luxury self catering and enjoy magnificent sunsets and awesome views of the bush and the wildlife. Cool off under the marula trees outside and watch elephants feeding in the plains ahead. On occasion hunting lions have been spotted from the lapa.

With ample foot lights strategically placed, the lodge turns into a romantic fairy tale after dark yet does not deny one the pleasure of gazing at the Milky Way. This lodge truly has the ability to bombard one with many sensual delights!

Guests can book game drives in open safari vehicles in Kruger National Park and the Mjejane Game Reserve.

Kruger Sunset Lodge

Buhala Game Lodge

Special: 25% off standard rates until 30 September 2021.

This is the place to catch your breath after a crazy year…It’s on the banks of the Crocodile River and shares a border with the Kruger National Park, with no less than a watering hole at the bottom of the garden!

What a treat to see hippo, elephant, buffalo, a variety of antelope and more coming to the water to drink. These views can even be enjoyed from the deck and swimming pool.

Savour the elegance of the suites or head to the spa for a real pamper session.

Buhala Game Lodge

Lion Sands Private Game Reserve

Game Lodge Special Offer: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2 (Ivory Lodge Suites and Ivory Lodge Suite 2-bedroom only). Valid 1 November to 19 December 2021.

The perfect indulgence – an exclusive African game lodge that is on the Sabie River and surrounded by very beautiful foliage. And it’s adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

Each private villa has its own courtyard, fireplace, viewing deck, and pool. Enjoy private dining and spa treatments in the comfort of your suite. Then, head out for game drives or bush walks to see the incredible variety of animals that call this home.

Adventurers can book helicopter flights over Blyde River Canyon or go on a hot-air balloon safari.

Lion Sands Private Game Reserve

NORTH WEST GAME LODGE SPECIAL OFFERS

Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge

Special: 30% off standard rates for SA residents until 30 September 2021.

Picturesquely perched among the hills and plains of the Madikwe Game Reserve, this lodge is special for many reasons – not least of all its treehouse style, which just adds to the fairytale charm.

Each luxury thatched chalet has sliding doors leading to a private viewing deck to make the most of these views. The lodge has a pool, bar, dining lounge, and upper and lower viewing decks from which to spot the resident wildlife.

Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge

Accommodation in South Africa

To book any of these and many more incredible game lodge special offers in the private reserves, cities, towns and coastal areas of South Africa, head to SA-Venues.com. You can book your specific dates and pay the establishments directly and safely via the site. It is a true one-stop-shop for South African accommodation. PS: Don’t forget to browse the special offers!

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