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These are of the best value deals available in South Africa to South African residents. The below lodges are based throughout South Africa and offer unbelievable experiences at unbelievable prices.

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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

  • Reserve: Timbavati Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
  • Location: Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, two game drives per day, selected local beverages, Emergency Medical Response and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
  • Experience: Big 5 game drives, white lion, bush walks, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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Hamiltons Tented Camp

  • Reserve: Mluwati Concession, Kruger National Park
  • Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, three meals, selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits), and twice daily game drives
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets.
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Thornybush Game Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Thornybush Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & coffees, snacks, dawn & dusk safaris in open game vehicles, optional bushveld walks and sundowner drinks on game drives
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, boat cruises, helicopter flights, cultural tours, hot-air ballooning, treetop canopy tours, bush dining, African sunsets
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Kapama River Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Kapama Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks, two daily safari activities with soft drinks, local drinks and waters on these activities and return transfers from Eastgate Airport on scheduled flights only
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center, elephant interactions, hot air ballooning, treehouse sleep-outs, spa treatments, bush dining, African sunsets
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Idube Game Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & coffees, high tea, twice daily game drives and optional safari walks
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drive, bush walks, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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Elephant Plains

  • Found in the Big Five filled Sabi Sands game reserve, which is adjacent to the Kruger National Park.
  • Luxurious quarters with the main lodge containing dining areas, bar, lounge and wine cellar.
  • Game drives and Bush walks through the Sabi Sands will let you experience a new world of Big Five, hundreds of Bird species and fauna.
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Imbali Safari Lodge

  • Reserve: Mluwati Concession, Kruger National Park
  • Includes: Accommodation, three meals and selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits). Two game drives and VAT at 15%
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walking, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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Lukimbi Safari Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Private concession area of the southern Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, three full meals per day, all teas and coffees, two game drives daily in open land rovers and a safari walk
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, spa treatments, bush dining, golfing, African sunsets
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Waterbuck Game Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Thornybush Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & coffees, snacks, dawn & dusk safaris in open game vehicles and optional bushveld walks
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, boat cruises, helicopter flights, cultural tours, hot-air ballooning, treetop canopy tours, bush dining, African sunsets
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Kapama Southern Camp

  • Whereabouts: Kapama Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks, two daily safari activities with soft drinks, local drinks and waters on these activities and return transfers from Eastgate Airport on scheduled flights only
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center, elephant interactions, hot air ballooning, treehouse sleep-outs, spa treatments, bush dining, African sunsets
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Simbavati River Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals and twice daily game drives with a sundowner drink
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge

  • Reserve: Mluwati Private Concession, Kruger National Park
  • Mpumulanga Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits), twice daily game drives, and VAT at 15%
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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The Outpost

  • Whereabouts: Makuleke Contractual Park, Pafuri, Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, road transfers from Pafuri airstrip, all meals, beverages excluding premium wines and spirits, teas and coffees, laundry, Wi-Fi in the central area, twice daily game drives with sundowners and snacks, and optional game walks
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, cultural village tours, history tours, bush dining, African sunsets
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Kapama Buffalo Camp

  • Whereabouts: Kapama Game Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks, two daily safari activities, local and premium beverages and return transfers from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport on scheduled flights only
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, elephant interactions, treehouse sleep-out, hot air ballooning, spa treatments, bush dining, African sunsets
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Simbavati Camp George

  • Reserve: Klaserie Private Nature Reserve Greater Kruger
  • Location: Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, two game drives per day, selected local beverages, Emergency Medical Response and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
  • Experience: Big 5 game drives, white lion, bush walks, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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Kambaku Safari Lodge

  • Situated in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.
  • Game drives for the majority of the day, ending with sundowners in the bushveld. Birding enthusiasts will enjoy bird watching around the area.
  • Eight thatched rooms with very eco-friendly materials and building structure.
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Tau Game Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, and two safari activities daily
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bush dining, African sunsets
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Lush Private Lodge

  • Region: Black Rhino Reserve, Pilanesberg, North West Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Luxury accommodation; all meals; all teas/coffees and soft drinks; selected beers, wines and spirits; in-room minibar; 2 game activities per day, with drinks and snacks; Wi-Fi access; 15% VAT
  • Highlights: Game drives, guided morning walks, hot-air balloon flights or golf at the championship Gary Player or Lost City golf courses.
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Mkuze Falls Lodge

  • Location: Zululand, KwaZulu Natal Province
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, high tea, game drive beverages, teas and coffees, internet facilities, bush walks, and morning and afternoon game drives
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, safari boat cruises, fishing trips, bush dining, African sunsets
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Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & coffees, and game drives
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, safari walks, birding, cultural trips, boat cruises on Lake St Lucia
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Ivory Tree Game Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Pilanesberg National Park, Limpopo Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks and twice daily safari activities
  • Experiences: Game drives, Sun City, hot air ballooning, Segways, archery, airgun, drumming, African sunsets
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Black Rhino Game Lodge

  • Reserve: Pilanesberg National Park
  • Gauteng Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, three meals, two game drives and VAT at 15%
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, hot air balloon safaris, quad biking, archery, bush dining, African sunsets
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Shepherds Tree Game Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Pilanesberg National Park, Limpopo Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas, snacks and twice daily safari activities
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, walking safaris, spa treatments, specialized talks by game rangers, live music, quad biking, and archery
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Tshukudu Bush Lodge

  • Situated in the pristine African Bush, the Reserve is the ideal location to experience the African Big Five.
  • Each chalet has a comfortable bed, air-con and safe from dangerous predators.
  • Open air game viewing drives give you a view of the entire Bush filled with active wild life. Walks will give you an air of fresh African air while viewing Cheetah and Caracal in full view.
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Motswari Private Game Reserve

  • Hours of game activities, guests will spend the majority of their time sight seeing, and overnight walking safaris for the more adventurous.
  • Luxury, en-suited bungalows appointed to guests. Provides serenity and relaxation. Conferences and event facilities available.
  • Located in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, catch a flight to the private airstrip. Filled with 'Big 5 game' and wildlife.
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Thakadu River Camp

  • Whereabouts: Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals and twice daily game drives
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bush dining, African sunsets

Nkomazi Game Reserve

  • Known as the “Place of Water”, Nkomazi Game Reserve is a realm of outstanding scenic beauty located to the south of the Kruger National Park. It is an ecological Aladdin’s Cave, from its ancient mountains to its broad river valleys, game-rich hills and impressive grasslands containing rare flora such as the Barberton Daisy. This area is often referred to as the holy grail of geology.
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Becks Safari Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Greater Kruger Park, South Africa
  • Includes: All meals, teas, coffees and snacks, luxury accommodation, dawn and dusk game drives in open Land Rovers, all local wines, soft drinks and local beers
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, guided bush walks, bird watching, Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, hot air balloon rides, panorama tours, outdoor dining, African sunsets
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Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

  • Reserve: Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
  • Location: Limpopo Province, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, three meals, selected local beverages, two game drives and VAT at 15%
  • Experiences: Game drives, bird watching, massage treatments, bush dining, African sunsets
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Safari Plains

  • Region: Waterberg Game Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, three meals, two safaris daily and VAT at 15%
  • Highlights: Game drives, guided safari walks, horseback safaris, quad bikes, hot air balloons and safari spa.
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Jabulani

  • Whereabouts: Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Includes: Daily activities, including The Elephant Experience*; game drives in open safari vehicles; and guided bush walks, accompanied by experienced game rangers. Accommodation in air-­­conditioned suites, with private plunge pool, all meals and snacks
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, elephant interactions, guided bush walks, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, bush dining, spa treatments, African sunsets
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Shishangeni Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Southern Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, twice daily game drives with snacks and beverages
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bird watching, spa treatments, photography, bush dining, African sunsets
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Ekuthuleni Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, twice daily game drives and road transfers from the Wegevonden Main Gate or either of the lodge's two airstrips.
  • Experiences: Game drives, guided bush walks, bushman paintings, African sunsets
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Rhino Post Safari Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, meals, teas & coffees and safari activities
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, birdwatching, treehouse sleep-out, spa treatments, African sunsets
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Tshwene Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, all meals, teas & coffees, and twice daily game drives with a sundowner and snacks
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bush dining, bird watching, African sunsets
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Garonga Safari Camp

  • Whereabouts: Makalali Private Nature Reserve, near Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Includes: All meals, teas & coffees, game drives, bush walks, sleep-out experience, bush bath, local brand beverages, laundry & Wi-Fi
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, bird watching, bush dining, sleep-out experience, African sunsets
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Amakhala Safari Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Includes: Accommodation, meals, selected house beverages and twice daily game drives (night drives & guided walks are subject to availability and at the discretion of ranger)
  • Experiences: Game drives, bush walks, river cruises, bird watching, bush dining, African sunsets
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Amakhala Bush Lodge

  • Whereabouts: Amakhala Game Reserve, Eastern Cape
  • Includes: Accommodation, meals, selected house beverages, and twice daily game drives
  • Experiences: Big 5 game drives, bush walks, boat cruises, bush dining, African sunsets
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The entire experience was surreal

My husband, and two children (8 and 10) spent 4 nights at the Thornybush main lodge in August. It was wonderful. they brought out a cake for my daughter's 11th birthday and made her feel very special. Of course we saw the big 5. Our safari guide and tracker made sure of it. The entire experience was surreal.

- Sue

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