South African Lodges

Sausage Tree Safari Camp

Address
Balule Nature Reserve
Olifants West Nature Reserve
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Spa, Tented Camp

Sausage Tree Safari Camp is in the Big Five Balule Nature Reserve, which is part of South Africa's Greater Kruger Park. The camp is surrounded by pristine African wilderness, making for an ideal safari destination.  Accommodation is provided in tents which are fully furnished, provide en-suite bathrooms and offer viewing decks from where magnificent views can be enjoyed.

The lodge is easily accessible by road and by flight.  The Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport (HDS) is approximately a 42 minutes drive away from the lodge, the Phalaborwa Airport about 54 minutes and the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport KMIA lies between 2 - 3 hours away.

The lodge's unique African safari tents nestle between Knobthorn Acacia, Marula and Sausage Trees overlooking a dry river bed, the pristine bushveld and the Drakensberg Mountains.  The spacious tents have been built in an elevated location to take full advantage of the scenic views.  Fully furnished and providing their en-suite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower, the tents are complete with private decks.

Luxury Tent features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Bath and outdoor shower
  • Private deck
  • Fully furnished
  • Inverter or eco-based air-conditioners
  • Insect Netting.

Facilities and Services

This family-owned safari camp offers travellers a warm atmosphere, personalised service combined with African safari-style tented accommodation.  The Lodge provides a spa where a wide range of relaxing spa treatments are available.  Dinners under the star-studded skies are served at the boma which is a unique dining experience for travellers.  The viewing deck with a comfortable lounge area offers an ideal place for relaxation during the warm afternoons while refreshing swims can be enjoyed in the outdoor swimming pool.

Facilities and services:

  • Dining venues
  • Bar
  • Boma for outdoor dining & fireplace
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Lounge
  • Viewing deck
  • Health and beauty spa
  • Housekeeping
  • Transfers.

Health and Beauty Spa

Sausage Tree Safari Camp Guests enjoy spa treatments while listening to the sounds of the surrounding wildlife.  Some of the therapeutic massages on offer include the Bespoke Intuitive Herbal Oil Massage, the Shea Aroma Therapeutics, the Soul of Africa Massage, Shamans Healing Journey, and the famous Hot Stone Massage.

Spa treatments:

  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Wraps
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Spa packages
  • Signature treatments.

Activities and Tours

At Sausage Tree Every morning and late afternoon, the lodge game rangers take guests on exciting safaris through the dense bush and along the wide plains of the reserve in search of animals. In-depth knowledge is passed on to travellers about the local ecosystem and its unique wildlife.  For guests interested in insects, birding, plants and trees, the guides happily share their knowledge with them.

Activities and tours:

  • Kruger National Park
  • Panorama Route
  • Elephant Whispers Experience
  • Olifants Boat Cruise
  • Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
  • Shangana Cultural Village
  • Microlight Flights
  • Walk with animals
  • Hot air ballooning

Below detailed information about the Sausage Tree Safari Camp is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bedside table
  • Double bed
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk

Game Viewing
  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon / evening game drive
  • Bird watching.
Nearby Activities
  • Elephant Whispers Experience
  • Olifants Boat Cruise
  • Microlight Flights
  • Walk with animals
  • Hot air ballooning
Nearby Attractions
  • Kruger National Park
  • Panorama Route
  • Elephant Whispers Experience
  • Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
  • Shangana Cultural Village.

  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Nearby golf course
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

African-Style Luxury Safari Tent 1

The African inspired, luxury tents at the Lodge are nestled between the Marula, Knobthorn Acacia and Sausage Trees. They overlook the surrounding river bed, the Bush, and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains, providing the perfect relaxing setting for all to enjoy.

Room Amenities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Own private deck
  • En - suite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower
  • Inverter or eco based air-conditioners
  • Insect gauze on all the windows and doors.

African-Style Luxury Safari Tent 2

The African inspired, luxury tents at the Lodge are nestled between the Marula, Knobthorn Acacia and Sausage Trees. They overlook the surrounding river bed, the Bush, and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains, providing the perfect relaxing setting for all to enjoy.

Room Amenities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Own private deck
  • En - suite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower
  • Inverter or eco based air-conditioners
  • Insect gauze on all the windows and doors.

African-Style Luxury Safari Tent 3

The African inspired, luxury tents at the Lodge are nestled between the Marula, Knobthorn Acacia and Sausage Trees. They overlook the surrounding river bed, the Bush, and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains, providing the perfect relaxing setting for all to enjoy.

Room Amenities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Own private deck
  • En - suite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower
  • Inverter or eco based air-conditioners
  • Insect gauze on all the windows and doors.

African-Style Luxury Safari Tent 4

The African inspired, luxury tents at the Lodge are nestled between the Marula, Knobthorn Acacia and Sausage Trees. They overlook the surrounding river bed, the Bush, and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains, providing the perfect relaxing setting for all to enjoy.

Room Amenities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Own private deck
  • En - suite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower
  • Inverter or eco based air-conditioners
  • Insect gauze on all the windows and doors.

African-Style Luxury Safari Tent 5

The African inspired, luxury tents at the Lodge are nestled between the Marula, Knobthorn Acacia and Sausage Trees. They overlook the surrounding river bed, the Bush, and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains, providing the perfect relaxing setting for all to enjoy.

Room Amenities:

  • Fully furnished
  • Own private deck
  • En - suite bathroom with a bath and outdoor shower
  • Inverter or eco based air-conditioners
  • Insect gauze on all the windows and doors.

Sausage Tree Safari Camp Specials

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

Stay for three nights at Sausage Tree Safari Camp for travel in January, May, June or July 2018 January, May, June or July 2019, and only pay 50% for the 3rd night.

This offer is only valid for a minimum of 2 guests sharing and is only valid for a 3 night stay.

Enjoy a three night stay for only R8,375.00 per person sharing (2018) and R9,875.00 per person sharing (2019).

Included in the rate:

  • En-suite safari tented accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea and coffee, 2 game drives on big 5 conservancy per day and 15% VAT.

Excluded from the rate:

  • All beverages, gate entry fees, transfers, additional tours, all travel/medical/personal insurances.
     

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a 3 night stay
  • Booking Dates valid for redemption of SPECIAL: January, May, June & July 2018 and January, May, June & July 2019
  • This special offer is only available to bookings of minimum two persons sharing and more.
  • Stay 3 nights and pay 50% for the 3rd night - discount for 3rd night has already been included in the quote
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.215657

Longitude: 30.893661

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg:

Join the N12 and follow it to Witbank.
The N12 joins the N4 which follows onto Belfast.
At Belfast turn on to the R540 and follow it to Dullstroom and Lydenburg.
Pass through Lydenburg (Mashishing) and onto the R36 towards Origstad.
In Origstad follow the R527 over the Abel Erasmus pass and through the JG Strydom tunnel towards Hoedspruit.
Pass through Hoedspruit and turn left onto the R40 (R530).
After 17km turn right into the Main Balule Nature Reserve Gate (Olifants West).
PLEASE NOTE: A conservation levy will kindly be charged in cash by the Balule Conservancy on entrance per vehicle and per person.
Follow the Olifants road for about 4km until the Sable Road is reached turn left.
800m down Sable road you will reach the Sausage Tree turn off on your left.
Follow the road for 300m to camp.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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