Only 4 hours drive from Johannesburg. 3 hours drive from Durban to the main Elandslaagte / Memorial gate of the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.
10 Luxury Suites:
Africa Suite, Bird Suite, Livingstone Suite, Savannah Suite, Ndebele Suite, Nguni Suite, Romance Suite, Safari Suite, Homestead Suite and Zebra Suite
ABOUT LIONS VALLEY LODGE
Lions Valley Lodge is a private game lodge situated in the centre of the 21,000 acre Nambiti Private Game Reserve. This luxury safari reserve is nestled in the Ladysmith area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, within easy reach of the central Drakensberg and many of the historic battlefields. This malaria-free virgin bushveld area with its mixed vegetation of savannah grasslands, indigenous trees and shrubs is home to the Big Five as well as offering the ideal habitat for a large variety of antelope, smaller game species and an abundant birdlife. Visitors to Lions Valley Lodge are accommodated in exclusive, freestanding luxury thatched suites, offering guests maximum privacy.
The decor of each of the ten suites follows a special individual theme; and all are designed with areas for extensive relaxation.
The Africa Suite
emanates an air of magical mystery with its decor of natural hides, traditional wooden masks and tribal cultural artefacts. This suite is the epitome of an African experience, allowing visitors to explore the magnitude of Africa's splendor throughout their stay.
The elegant decor in the Bird Suite
is a reflection of KwaZulu-Natal's abundant birdlife. The original paintings in this suite are examples of some of the 183 identified indigenous birds on the Conservancy List.
The Livingstone Suite
pays homage to the Scottish missionary and explorer, David Livingstone, who gained worldwide recognition for his travels through Africa in search of the source of the Nile River.
The Savannah Suite
is decorated in the beautiful natural colours of this biome which is also known as the bushveld. The vegetation is predominantly grasses and thorny trees and in day’s gone-by large herds of game and elephant were typically seen in this type of area.
The Ndebele Suite
is an accolade to the Ndebele people. They are known for their rich cultural heritage as depicted in their highly imaginative beadwork and brightly coloured mural patterns. Their culture is visible throughout this suite, from the beaded tribal artwork, and cultural artefacts that portray a sense of strength and pride.
The Nguni Suite
is decorated with genuine Nguni Cattle hides and leather items as a mark of respect for the noble indigenous herds that form an intrinsic part of the KwaZulu-Natal landscape. These cattle signify wealth and prosperity in the Zulu culture.
The Romance Suite
indulges the senses with gloriously romantic, decorative touches designed to stir the emotions and kindle the flames of passion. This romantic suite is the piece de resistance, a celebration of love and romantic devotion. It is the ultimate honeymoon destination.
The Safari Suite
recalls nostalgic memories of the early years of African exploration when going on safari represented a daunting challenge. The decorative touches hark back to scenes from the bygone days of 'Out of Africa'.
The Homestead Suite
offers guests a rare glance of rural home adorned with some unique decor pieces. The original painting in this suite is of the old farmhouse on the reserve known as the "Homestead".
The decor of the Zebra Suite
features authentic zebra skins and zebra-patterned textiles that echo the grace and charm of these enchanting, nimble-footed animals.
Guests to Lions Valley Lodge enjoy informative early morning and late afternoon game viewing safaris, accompanied by our experienced game rangers.
They take pride in making every guests stay with us a memorable one. Whether you are celebrating a wedding, honeymoon, birthday, anniversary, or just enjoying a break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life we will Endeavour to help you relax, unwind and indulge yourself in the wonderful world of wildlife that inhabits this bushveld.
ABOUT THE NAMBITI 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.
WiFi at the suites and main lodge area
Indoor and outdoor shower