Nkomazi Game Reserve

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The Nkomazi Game Reserve has grassy plains and forested valleys are full of rare and endangered species of plant and animals. Wildlife, vegetation, and geology, are all inextricably interconnected here in this region.

Komati Tented Lodge is beautiful African styled tented accommodation with five-star amenities on offer characterises the Lodge. Guests staying here have the unique opportunity to experience not only the tranquillity and solitude but also the luxurious comfort and exclusivity which the lodge offers. Each luxury tent offers a king-size bed, air-conditioner, a shower with an outdoor bathtub, as well as a private teak sun deck with a plunge pool.

Guests who enjoy nature can explore the many wonders of this game reserve - its diversity of wildlife and habitat, its natural beauty and the geological finds. Visitors can participate in a range of different discoveries. Watch the spectacular sunrise over the North Eastern boundaries of the reserve during a morning safari drive or enjoy the panoramic view from lookout points among the hills.

The lodge features a River Retreat with two treatment rooms where spa treatments can be enjoyed, a gift boutique, an outdoor boma dining area and a Majlis Lounge Tent with a viewing deck.

This Game Reserve located in Mpumalanga has been restored to a wildlife haven. It is here where great natural beauty and the 3.6 billion years of history meet. The reserve is home to a large variety of wildlife and represents the ability to support both Highveld and Lowveld game in the high-lying grassland and the low-lying bushveld areas, supporting an ecological balance, including the Big 5.

The Barberton Mountainland features plant count higher than that of the entire Kruger Park and second only in South Africa to the Cape Fynbos and succulents. The are is famous for Protea flower which is South Africa's national flower and where the Barberton Daisy was first discovered. The Komati Tented Lodge also protects one of the oldest fossils of life on Earth and preserves vast tracts of grasslands, the biome that is one the most threatened in the world.

Unique to this area of South Africa in the hills northeast of Barberton are three different butterflies that only occur here and nowhere else in the world. These are called the; Swanepoel's Blue, Jeffery's Blue and Barbara's Copper butterflies. The total bird count over the Barberton Municipal is around 252 different species.

The dining tent at the lodge provides a unique setting for memorable meals. From the large deck, magnificent views of the bushveld surroundings can be admired while relaxing in the heart of nature.

  • Dining Tent
  • Majilis lounge tent with viewing deck
  • Outdoor boma dining area
  • Relaxation Retreat
  • Gift boutique.

Arrival and departure times

  • Guests should arrive by 1:00 pm at the welcoming lounge ahead of the transfer to the Lodge as the Lodge is not reachable in conventional vehicles.
  • Departing guests will leave the lodge at 11:00 am to arrive back at the welcoming lounge at 11:20 am. Transfers at alternative times will be charged at an additional fee.

Tent features:

  • Comfort cooling/heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • International dial telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bathroom, with indoor shower
  • Outdoor bath
  • Private minibar
  • Electronic safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Fitted international adapters
  • Private expansive teak sun decks with private plunge pool.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Private plunge pool
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Nkomazi Game Reserve

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Lounge
  • Spa
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Nkomazi Game Reserve

FAQs about Nkomazi Game Reserve
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Nkomazi Game Reserve are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

What is the cost of a room at Nkomazi Game Reserve?
The average per night rate at Nkomazi Game Reserve is R7,670.00 to R57,120.00.
Where about is Nkomazi Game Reserve located?
Nkomazi Game Reserve is located at the following location / address: Nkomazi Game Reserve, Nelspruit & Surrounds.