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LOCATIONNambiti Private Game ReservePOOLRock pool at the main area, not fenced
BIG 5 GAME RESERVEYesSPATreatment Room
OFF ROADNoAIRCONYes
CAMP FENCEDYesCELLPHONE SIGNALYes (not very good)
CHILD POLICYAll Ages WelcomeMALARIANo


UNIQUE SELLING POINTS
  •   Only luxury tented accommodation in Nambiti - a real 'Out of Africa' experience for guests.
  •   Relaxed and warm atmosphere, friendly staff - a home away from home.
  •   BIG 5 Safari game drives and great bird viewing opportunties.
  •   Conference Facilities.




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DATE ROOM TYPE RATES RULES
01 May - 30 August 2018 Luxury Safari Tent R 1,475 pppn sharing min/max 3 night stay special offer!
Luxury Safari Tent R 1,770 pppn sharing special rate for advance bookings
31 August - 13 December 2018 Luxury Safari Tent R 1,695 pppn sharing min/max 3 night stay special offer!
Luxury Safari Tent R 2,034 pppn sharing special rate for advance bookings
*MIN/MAX 3 NIGHT STAY SPECIAL OFFER!
*not valid over holiday periods, long weekends, Easter, Christmas & New Year peak periods
 *long stay special offer - based on a 3 night stay only



* surcharges will apply over peak holiday periods & long weekends

RATE INCLUDES
• Luxury tented accommodation
• All meals
• Two game activities per day
SINGLE ACCOMMODATION
• A single supplement applies over peak holiday periods and long weekends.
• Please request the single supplement charges from your BushBreaks consultant.
CHILD POLICY
• Children 0 - 2 years will stay free of charge.
• Children 3 - 11 years when sharing with two adults will pay:
• R 1,074.00 per child per night , valid 08 January - 20 March 2018.
• R 1,234.00 per child per night , valid 21 March - 09 April 2018.
• A child friendly dinner menu option is available.
GAME DRIVE POLICY FOR CHILDREN
• Children under 2 years are not allowed on game drives.
• Children 3 years and older are welcome on game drives at the discretion of the game ranger.
• Kindly note that children 12 years and under will not be allowed within 50m of a big five sighting whilst on game drive, this is at the discretion of the ranger.
• A babysitting facility is available during game drives and dinner, at a nominal fee.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
• On site:
• Fishing (seasonal)
• Guided or self-guided birding walks within the fenced area
• Activities nearby: (Self drive or by prior arrangement)
• Historical Sites
• Battlefield Tours
• Hiking, horse riding, golf, fishing, canopy tours, helicopter rides, quad biking, curio shopping in the Berg
IMPORTANT NOTES
• Minimum stay 2 nights required.
• A Nambiti Rhino Protection Levy of R 50.00 (including VAT) per person per day applies, payable at the lodge on the day of departure, subject to change.
• Special rates listed above are only valid for SA Residents. Discounted rates for International Residents available on request.



INFORMATION
GETTING THERE
2.5 - 3 hours from Durban
3.5 - 4 hours from Johannesburg
20 minutes from Ladysmith
 
ACCOMMODATION
21 x Luxury Safari Style air-conditioned en suite elevated Tents with a private veranda & outdoor shower

ABOUT SPRINGBOK LODGE

Nambiti Private Game Reserve is a private Big Five and Wonderful Seven bush retreat and game conservancy set on 20,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu Natal. It has an incredible biodiversity including savannah, grasslands, thornveld and tall acacia trees. The Sundays River flows through the reserve and has two 40-metre waterfalls with magnificent ravine bush, home to several rare bird species The Nambiti Private Game Reserve has three times the carrying capacity of regions like Botswana and is the only reserve in the region with the big five. We currently have over thirty other species of game including giraffe, hippo, hyena, impala, springbok, and zebra. Encounter one of these magnificent animals only 3½ hours from Johannesburg and 2½ hours from Durban. The spirit of Africa will fill your soul and the experience will stay with you forever. The roar of lions and the ambience of a traditional boma will make you want to return, year after year.
 
The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only 3½ hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensberg.

Springbok Lodge, within this Conservancy, is co-owned by John Smit and Percy Montgomery, this lodge is ideal for large groups and has fantastic conferencing facilities ideal for conferences, corporate incentives and team building. The Lodge accommodates guests in luxury tents, with a high altitude sports facility in the pipeline, this is a must for all sports enthusiasts.
 
The 21 up-market and beautifully appointed tented units, each with spectacular views over the landscape and mountains beyond, are well spaced for total privacy and include an en-bathroom, veranda and outdoor shower with great views of the bushveld.

The lodge features a central boma, restaurant and bar, famous Springbok memorabilia, two sports fields in close proximity, a state-of-the-art gym with changing facilities Bush Braais and sunny skies, in a malaria-free and disability friendly zone, promises a comfortable and carefree holiday filled with much laughter and camaraderie.
 
ABOUT THE NAMBITI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Nambiti Private Game Reserve is a private Big Five and Wonderful Seven bush retreat and game conservancy set on 20,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu Natal. It has an incredible biodiversity including savannah, grasslands, thornveld and tall acacia trees. The Sundays River flows through the reserve and has two 40-metre waterfalls with magnificent ravine bush, home to several rare bird species The Nambiti Private Game Reserve has three times the carrying capacity of regions like Botswana and is the only reserve in the region with the big five. We currently have over thirty other species of game including giraffe, hippo, hyena, impala, springbok, and zebra. Encounter one of these magnificent animals only 3½ hours from Johannesburg and 2½ hours from Durban. The spirit of Africa will fill your soul and the experience will stay with you forever. The roar of lions and the ambience of a traditional boma will make you want to return, year after year.

 
LODGE FEATURES

  • A large wrap around wooden deck with panoramic views into the Reserve
  • A rock pool (with wheelchair access)
  • Expansive lawn area
  • Curio shop
  • Onsite Spa Treatment facility
  • Boma area
  • Dining room, bar and spacious lounge area with cosy fire place
  • Mobile phone coverage is erratic
  • Credit card facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Wheelchair access
  • WiFi now available at the lodge
  • Unobtrusive perimeter electric fence
  • State of the art conference venue for maximum 30 delegates

ROOM FEATURES

  • 21 Elevated Safari Style Tents, of which 5 tents are Family Type Tents
  • Viewing deck
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Outdoor shower
  • Air conditionaing with hot & cold settings
  • Electric blankets (for the chilly winter months)
  • Mini safe
  • Bathroom amenities, insect repellent and hairdryers
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • The 5 Family-Type Tents can each accommodate a 3rd adult or 2 children sharing with 2 adults






GETTING THERE



DIRECTIONS
FROM JOHANNESBURG

  • Head for DURBAN on the N3.
  • Once you have entered KwaZulu Natal via Van Reenen, look out for the Ladysmith Toll off-ramp and go through it (pay R27.00). This is at the bottom of Van Reenen's Pass.
  • Continue straight on R103 to Ladysmith
  • When you arrive in Ladysmith, drive straight through – you will be on the road called HARRISMITH STREET, (look out for the following landmarks on this road) BP Petrol / Gas Station on the left, traffic lights then Caltex Petrol / Gas station on the left. Continue on… (landmark : FET College on the left)
  • At the 3 way traffic light intersection keep right till you get to the next set of 4 way traffic lights. (landmark: SHELL Petrol / Gas station on the right) and Police Station on Left.
  • TURN LEFT into Murchison Street. Continue on down Murchison Street going through 2 sets of traffic lights. At the third set (landmark: CALTEX Petrol / Gas Station on the right) TURN RIGHT and then TURN LEFT at the traffic light intersection. Continue on this road (landmark : BP Petrol / Gas Station on the right)
  • On the outskirts of Ladysmith you will find another set of traffic lights and a 4 way intersection – travel on straight – in the direction of NEWCASTLE (this is the N11). Continue until you see our brown NAMBITI sign on the left as well as a small sign which reads D45. (Distance from Caltex to N11+D45 intersection = 10.9km)
  • Turn Right onto the D45 (a hard surface gravel 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).
  • Our gate guard will direct you to the undercover parking area where our ranger will meet you and transfer you on an open game viewer to the lodge.

Please note that cellphone reception in this area is erratic.

 
FROM DURBAN

  • Travel on the N3 through Mooi River Toll Gate (R32.00), past Escourt to Ladysmith (direction Harrismith / Johannesburg).
  • After Escourt take the Colenso / R103 / R74 off-ramp, 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 to Newcastle on the N11. Keep an eye out for the following land marks: Marks Tyres on left, Game on left and Kentucky Fried Chicken on left.
  • At the traffic light intersection with Maxi’s Restaurant & Caltex Petrol Station on the left – continue straight on; over the railway bridge and past TFS on the left and under the railway bridge.
  • On the outskirts of Ladysmith you will find another set of traffic lights and a 4 way intersection – travel on straight – in the direction of NEWCASTLE (this is the N11). Continue till you see our brown NAMBITI sign on the left as well as a small sign which reads D45. (Distance from Caltex to N11+D45 intersection = 10.9km)
  • Turn right onto the D45 (a hard surface gravel 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).
  • Our gate guard will direct you to the undercover parking area where our ranger will meet you and transfer you on an open game viewer to the lodge.

Please note that cellphone reception in this area is erratic







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