South African Lodges

Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

Address
Nambiti Private Game Reserve
Dundee and Battlefields
KwaZulu Natal
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Family, Conference, Leisure, Game Lodge
R1850.00SINGLE RATE
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Beautifully located overlooking a waterhole, the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge, which nestles in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve of South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, is a charming boutique safari lodge.Offering luxury accommodation for up to ten guests in five comfortably furnished chalets, guest experience a real bush lodge getaway suitable for the entire family, couples and conference delegates.

Extraordinary game viewing in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve combined with delicious cuisine and professional service make for an unforgettable safari retreat.

This Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve welcomes families with children of all ages and is also available on an exclusive basis for families as well as conference groups.

Accommodation

The Lodge features a total of five suites which includes one family suite. The extraordinary 'Big Five' game viewing experience is complemented by comfortable accommodation and excellent cuisine.

The spacious suites, each come with a full en-suite facilities, outdoor shower as well as a private deck provide either scenic views of the active waterhole or the indigenous bushveld with its colorful bird life.

Activities

  •  Game viewing in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve
  •  Cheetah Interaction
  •  Fishing in the dams
  •  Golf on a nearby golf course
  •  Battlefield tours to historic sites.

Nambiti Private Game Reserve, South Africa

The magnificent 'Big Five' which include the lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant as well as other game roam freely in the malaria free Nambiti Private Game Reserve. Nambiti is a 10 000 hectare nature reserve which is home to diverse wildlife habitats. Cheetah, Hyena and many other species including over 250 bird species living within the Reserve.

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve in South Africa is around 3 ½ hours from Durban and 4 ½ hours from Johannesburg. The battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal such as Rorke's Drift, Isandlwana, Elandslaagte, and Ladysmith are within proximity to this lodge.

Below detailed information about the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge is available.
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  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Dining at the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

The Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve offers its guests a selection of excellent dining venues.  Visitors may choose from a sumptuous dinner next to the fire in the main lodge on a cold night or a traditional meal at the outdoor boma. They also have the option of dining under the stars on the magnificent deck overlooking the waterhole or an unforgettable bush dinner as well as breakfast in the heart of the game rich Nambiti Private Game Reserve.

A delicious brunch is available upon returning from the game drive consisting of either a continental breakfast or hot items made to order. The light lunch at the Elephant Rock Lodge in Nambiti is served before the afternoon safari while the sumptuous dinner awaits guests upon their return at the Lodge. Guests are encouraged to advise the lodge about their special dietary requirements.

Game viewing

Adventurous early morning and late afternoon game drives which lead to the night are available for guests during their stay at the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge, KwaZulu-Natal. The safaris which are guided by professional guides and trackers lead through malaria free, 'Big Five' Nambiti Private Game Reserve.

Cheetah Interaction

Guests have the unique chance to learn about the history of the cheetah as well as current and future conservation projects.  Exciting one on one interaction with the cheetahs are part of this activity which takes between 40 minutes to 60 minutes.

Fishing

Visitors may enjoy some quiet time at one of the well-stocked fishing dams where Bass and Yellowtail can be caught.  Fishing rods are available at the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge.

Golf

Guests who wish to play a round of golf can book at a golf course in the vicinity.

Battlefield tours

For visitors who are interested in the history of this region of South Africa, trips to any of the battlefields which are located close by including Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana can be arranged.

Conferences at the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge

The Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Game Reserve in South Africa is ideal for small and exclusive conferences as well as workshops for up to ten guests.  Exclusive use of the Elephant Rock Lodge allows the conference getaway, the activities and the meals to be suit all guests’ requirements.

  • Parking
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 12:00
  • Check out: 11:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Wake-up call
Children Policy
  • The Elephant Rock Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve welcomes families with children of all ages. 

Available Rooms

Chalet

# Rooms:
5

The abundant 'Big Five' game viewing experience at the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal has comfortable accommodation and excellent cuisine.

The spacious individual suites, each of which is equipped with full en-suite facilities, outdoor shower as well as private deck provide either scenic views of the active waterhole or the indigenous bushveld with its colorful bird life.

The Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, South Africa, features a total of five suites which includes one family suite.

Single Room R1850
Double Room R3700

Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy fantastic discounted rates for pensioners at the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge when staying mid-week, Sunday to checking out Friday. Rates from as little as R1,330.00 per person sharing per night, including meals and two game drives. This offer is not valid for weekends and only applies to pensioners over the age of 60.

Included in the rate:

  • Full board (3 meals a day and all hot beverages and snacks) as well as two game activities per day.

Excluded from the rate:

  • All Bar Service
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Purchases
  • Extra Activities Offered By The Lodge
  • Rhino Conservation Levy of R34.20 per person per day

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid Sunday to check out Friday ; this is NOT valid for weekends (Friday and Saturday nights)
  • Not valid over Peak Periods; block out dates may apply
  • Only valid for Pensioners over 60 years of age
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The area around Nambiti Private Game Reserve is steeped in interesting and remarkable History.

It is the centre of the historic Anglo-Boer War, during which there was bloody conflict between the Boers & the British. Take a journey with an experienced registered Battlefield Guide who will take you back in time and relive some of the past on the Battle sites of 1. Isandlwana & Rorkes Drift or 2. Spioenkop & Ladysmith Siege Museum or 3. The Talana Museum and Battle of Elandslaagte. Additional Battlefields can be done on request.

Experience this 3 night package at Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge for R2,020.00 per person sharing per night (2016) and R2,225.00 per person sharing per night (2017). This package is not available during peak periods.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, light Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast per day and four Game Drives (2 x am & 2 x p.m.) over the three night stay AND a guided *Battlefields Tour (including a packed Lunch) on the last full day (*in place of the morning & afternoon game drive)

Excluded from the rate:

  • All Bar Service
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Purchases
  • Extra Activities Offered By The Lodge
  • Rhino Conservation Levy of R34.20 per person per day

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid during off peak periods
  • Subject to availability / block out dates may apply
  • Minimum 3 night stay
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Stay for 3 nights at Elephant Rock Lodge, and only pay 50% for your third night.

Included in the rate:

  • Full Board – Three (3) Delicious Meals A Day (Lunch On Arrival, Dinner And Breakfast), All Hot Beverages, Two (2) Game Drives Per Day, Snacks On Afternoon Game Drive And Hot Muffins On Morning Game Drive
     

Excluded from the rate:

  • All Bar Service, Gratuities, Personal Purchases, Extra Activities Offered By The Lodge

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a 3 night stay
  • Subject to avaialbility
  • Discount is already reflected in quote
  • Not valid during peak period 8 December 2017 - 16 January 2018
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2016-05-01

We had a great tome at the lodge, had a great room & enjoyed being in the bush.

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2015-05-12

The Perfect Lodge! Game viewing, ranger, location, accommodations, food, hospitality, service--are all 5-Star. I was there a week, and they had to throw me out!

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2015-05-05

At Elephant Rock I loved the outdoor activities, The Game Drives and relaxing around the Fire in the evenings,

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2014-11-07

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2014-10-17

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2014-10-03

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.503195

Longitude: 29.855385

Directions

The Nambiti Conservancy is located 25 kilometers east of Ladysmith and is only four and a half hours away from Johannesburg, three and a half hours from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensberg.

Directions to the Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge from Johannesburg:

Head for Ladysmith on the N3. Once you have entered KwaZulu-Natal via Van Reenen, look out for the Ladysmith Toll off-ramp (at the bottom of Van Reenens Pass.
Turn left and head towards Ladysmith on the R103. When you arrive in Ladysmith, drive straight through, following the N11 Road to Newcastle.
From the last traffic lights leaving Ladysmith travel for about 7kms.
Turn Right onto the D45 Road, follow for about 10km, at the Y-Junction turn right, go alongside the game fence for 2 Km until you reach the gatehouse which is staffed.

Directions from Durban to the Nambiti Private Game Reserve:

Travel on the N3 through Mooi River Toll Gate (R32.00), past Escourt to Ladysmith (direction Harrismith / Johannesburg).
After Escourt; take the Bergville / Colenso R74 (R103) off-ramp/exit 194, turn right at the top of the off ramp and travel past Colenso towards Ladysmith / Newcastle.
Cross the bridge Klip River (also known as First Wagon Bridge) into Ladysmith and continue following the directions for the N11 to Newcastle; look out for the following land marks: Marks Tyres on left, Game on the left and Kentucky Fried Chicken on the left.
At the traffic light intersection with the Caltex Petrol Station on the left � continue straight over the railway bridge and past TFS on the left and under another railway bridge. At the next traffic lights continue straight (N11) towards Newcastle. Travel for 10kms and look out for the brown Nambiti sign on the left and a small sign is reading D45. This sign is also to the left of the N11.
Turn Right onto the D45 Road (road), travel for 10,3kms; turn right at the Y-Junction (onto the D46) and travel for 2 km until you reach the entrance to Nambiti Private Game Reserve (Electric Gate and Thatched Gate-house).

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

Memberships

  • AA Quality Assured Associate
  • Portfolio of Country Places City and Safari Collection
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