Springbok Lodge

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Springbok Lodge in Nambiti is a great option for a safari adventure, a stopover option as well as to explore the surrounding scenic countryside.

Springbok lodge guests experience the best safari experience in the thrilling safari drives while staying in the elevated tented luxury suites while enjoying delicious cuisine throughout the day.

Nambiti is between Durban and Johannesburg. It is around a 4 and a half-hour drive away from Johannesburg and a 3 and a half hour away from Durban. A runway for light aircraft or helicopters is accessible for guests wishing to fly to the reserve direct.

Featuring twenty-one elevated luxury tents to accommodate 50 guests, the accommodation at Springbok Lodge offers private viewing decks where comfortable chairs await. One king-size bed or two separate twin beds can be requested while a safety deposit box, hospitality tray, complimentary sherry, and a hairdryer are available.

Two of the tents are situated adjacent to the main lodge providing an access ramp instead of stairs to make it readily accessible for guests who used wheelchairs and those with mobility challenges. The boma, as well as the main lodge, are available by wheelchair. Furthermore, this lodge in Nambiti offers a uniquely-designed, wheelchair-accessible plunge pool.

The adventurous safari drives in the Private Game Reserve are about 3 hours long, depending on sightings and the weather. Guests enjoy memorable dinners in the outdoor boma surrounded by the bushveld and the sounds of the untamed wildlife. Breakfasts in the bush are offered by prior arrangement.

Nambiti reserve consists of 20 520 acres of pristine bushveld which is home to the Big Five, namely lions, buffaloes, leopards, rhinos and elephants. Cheetahs, hippos and over 31 species of plains game can also be observed here. This area has significant biodiversity, with Thornveld and majestic Acacia trees adding to the extensive grasslands which are similar to the plains of Central Africa.

Luxury Tent features:

  • Air conditioning/heater
  • King and twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Private viewing deck
  • Hospitality tray
  • Complimentary sherry
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer.


  • Safari drives
  • Boma dinners (weather permitting)
  • Bush breakfasts (by arrangement)
  • Fly fishing (seasonal)
  • Zulu dancing (by prior arrangement)
  • Massage therapy
  • Cheetah interaction (Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project)
  • Walk with cheetahs (Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project)
  • Battlefield tours (by arrangement)
  • Leisurely drives towards the majestic Drakensberg, with sightseeing and curio shopping.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • King size bed
  • Safe
  • Single beds
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Springbok Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Springbok Lodge

FAQs about Springbok Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Springbok Lodge 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 Springbok Lodge?
The average per night rate at Springbok Lodge is R2,370.00 to R4,750.00.
Where about is Springbok Lodge located?
Springbok Lodge is located at the following location / address: Nambiti Private Game Reserve, Ladysmith.

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

3 Night Special

Enjoy a three night stay at Springbok Lodge, and receive 50% off your 3rd night.

This special is available throughout the year but is NOT valid over South African public holiday long weekends i.e. where a Thursday, Friday, Monday or Tuesday are included in the 3 night stay and where the 3 nights include Easter, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. 

Included in the rate:

  • Welcome drink on arrival.
  • Light Lunch (sometimes a la carte and sometimes buffet) – menu changes daily.
  • Check in to tents after lunch.
  • 3 Hour Afternoon Game Drive.
  • Dinner (alternating between 3 course set menu’s and boma dinners [buffet]).
  • 3 Hour Morning Game Drive.
  • Breakfast (sometimes a la carte and sometimes buffet - depends on our occupancy on the day).
  • Vacate tents by 10h00.
  • Tea’s, Coffee, homemade Biscuits & Rusks from the Tea Station.
  • All tents are serviced twice daily.

Excluded from the rate:

  • ALL BAR SERVICE (all and any beverages from the bar and those consumed on game drive/s)
  • Nambiti Rhino Conversation Levy - currently *R 50.00pppn (* price increase expected 01.04.2019) –  the levy is to be paid by the guest at the lodge on check out.
  • Guided Walks (3-4 hours with armed professional guide – regret no children under age 16 yrs permitted on these walks) & advanced booking required    
  • Fresh Water Fishing (seasonal (catch and release)
  • Zulu Dancing (advanced booking required – all lodge guests are included when Zulu Dancers are arranged – even though its been requested and paid for by one group)
  • Porterage if applicable, Lodge Staff Gratuities and Ranger Gratuities
  • Airport & Road Transfers (if requested - quotes will be sourced and forwarded to you)


Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a 3 night stay
  • This special is available throughout the year but is NOT valid over South African public holiday long weekends i.e. where a Thursday, Friday, Monday or Tuesday are included in the 3 night stay and where the 3 nights include Easter, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. 
  • Subject to availability