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The Last Word Kitara at Klaserie

The Last Word Kitara is part of a privately-owned wildlife sanctuary within the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.The exclusive nature of Kitara allows guests to be immersed in a haven of natural beauty and a unique bushveld experience. Set along the verge of the Klaserie riverbank, six Victorian-style chalets can host up to 12 guests in 5-star luxury. Lawns and manicured gardens bring harmony and tranquillity to the wild setting of the bushveld. Breath-taking views are seen from the lodges lounge, terrace, and infinity pool, making wildlife viewing a pleasure even while relaxing. The Last Word Kitara also features a magnificent stone dining room, dining decks overlooking the river, and an elegantly decorated library.


The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is one of the largest privately-owned nature reserves in South Africa covering 60 000 hectares of wildlife territory. With the Klaserie River running through the reserve the The Last Word Kitara is an ideal destination for exclusive Big 5 game viewing as well as a large bird colony and variety of flora. The Klaserie area is home to a variety of predators, including lion, leopard, smaller cats, spotted hyenas, jackals, and wild dogs. Buffalo, hippo, giraffe, elephant, a variety of antelope, and baboonscan be spotted daily on exclusive 4×4 safari drives led by passionate guides and trackers. Guests 16 years and older can join the excitement of tracking African big game on foot with expert rangers.


  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Swimming pool
  • Tracking big game on foot


  • 5-star luxury
  • Exceptional Big 5 game drives
  • Tracking big game on foot
  • Exclusive accommodation

Closest airport

  • Hoedspruit
  • Nelspruit Kruger
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)

Children policy

Children 12 years and older are welcome. More Details

  • One sharing child over 12 years will pay 50% of the adult sharing rate
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2 x Game drives per day, guided bush walks, all meals, high-tea, selected alcoholic beverages, and transfers from Hoedspruit.


Premium brand drinks, cellar wines, gate fees, spa treatments, private-use vehicles, and additional activities.

Terms & conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of 50% applicable
  • Rates displayed are from 01 Sep 2020 – 31 Oct 2021

Accommodation Options

Luxury Suits

Sleeps 2 Adults

Kitara boasts 4 riverfront chalets and 2 chalets set in the garden overlooking the pool and riverbed. Guests are surrounded by remarkable views from the bedroom, en-suite bathroom, and private deck. Full en-suite bathrooms feature bathtubs, indoor, Read moreand outdoor showers. Rooms also feature air-conditioning, draped mosquito netting, and coffee facilities. Thatch structures and organic materials are elegantly combined with modern touches throughout. Less

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Price R13 900 per person, per night

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Getting there

By Road

Klaserie Private Nature Reserve headquarters is a 6-hour drive from Johannesburg along the N12 highway. All guests will be collected from this point for a 4×4 road transfer to the lodge. Traveling to the reserve from Hoedspruit Airport is an 80-minute road transfer.



Fly from major centres in South Africa to Hoedspruit Airport.


Flight Duration

  • Johannesburg to Hoedspruit: 55 minutes
  • Cape Town to Hoedspruit 2 hours 30 minutes