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    Ulusaba Rock Lodge

    Situated on a hilltop with panoramic views Ulusaba Rock Lodge offers ten rooms ensuring an uncrowded Sabi Sands safari getaway. Rock Lodge features a relaxing spa, swimming pool, gym, and wine cellar. Besides traversing the land on a safari drive, you can also explore nature en-foot on a guided bushwalk, enjoy stargazing, birdwatching, community tours, and candle-lit dinners under the starry African skies. Savour exclusive service and world-class hospitality on this remarkable African safari getaway.

    Sir Richard Branson’s award-winning private game reserve in Sabi Sands is nothing short of spectacular. Ulusaba Game Reserve houses three luxury lodges namely Ulusaba Rock Lodge, Cliff Lodge and Safari Lodge and offers exceptional game viewing over 13 500 hectares of private game viewing territory. From lion, elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo, and leopard, to giraffe, zebra, hippo, and a variety of antelope, you will be enthralled by the magnificent creatures of the wild.  Home to rivers and lush vegetation, the reserve makes for outstanding Big 5 game viewing. Twice-daily game drives at Ulusaba Rock Lodge are taken by expert rangers and trackers in 4×4 safari vehicles.  Together they tailor-make your safari drive providing you with the best sightings and photographic opportunities.


    • Game drives
    • Guided bushwalks
    • Night drives
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    • Spa treatments
    • Gift shop
    • Swimming pool
    • Wine cellar
    • Community tour
    • Gym


    • 5-star luxury
    • Spectacular views
    • Uncrowded Big 5 game drives
    • Superb wine & cuisine

    Closest airport

    • Ulusaba airstrip
    • Skukuza Airport

    Children policy

    Children of all ages are welcome at the Rock Lodge. More DetailsChildren under 6 years are not allowed on the game drives.

    • Children 0 - 6 stay free of charge when sharing with an adult
    • Children 6 and 12 are charged R7500 per child per night when sharing with an adult
    • 1 child in his/her own room is charged at the adult single occupancy rate
    • 2 or more children in their own room are charged R7,500 per night on top of the adult single occupancy rate


    2 x Game drives per day, guided bushwalks, all meals, soft drinks and selected alcoholic beverages, and transfers from Ulusaba airstrip.


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


    Peak: 01 July – 31 August

    High: 07 January – 30 June & 01 September – 21 December

    Terms & conditions

    • Rates are per person sharing, per night  Single supplement rate applicable
    • Rates exclude Christmas and New Year, contact us for rates
    • Rates displayed are valid until 21 December 2022

    Accommodation Options

    Rock Cliff Room

    Sleeps 2 Adults

    PAY 3 STAY 4

    4 adjoining Rock Cliff rooms are all south facing with beautiful views over the reserve from their own private balcony. Rooms are spacious Read more and offer en-suite bathrooms with spectacular views. Two of these rooms are built on split levels with a spiral staircase connecting the bedroom and bathroom. Less

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    Peak season £ 626 per person, per night

    High season £ 600 per person, per night

    Rock Suites

    Sleeps 2 Adults 2 children

    PAY 3 STAY 4

    The Rock Suite is a spacious two bedroom suite with living area, the master bedroom can be split into a twin and has a full en-suite with views over the bush Read more, and the second queen bedded bunk room has a smaller en-suite shower room. An ideal option if you’re travelling as a family as it can accommodate two children. Less

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    Peak season £ 874 per person, per night

    High season £ 835 per person, per night

    Master suites

    Sleeps 2 Adults, 2 children

    The Master Suite is built on three levels with beautiful views, an en-suite bathroom, and private balcony with infinity plunge pool. The living area has another terrace Read more with sun loungers looking out over the bush with breath-taking views over the reserve. Less

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    Peak season £ 874 per person, per night

    High season £ 835 per person, per night

    Makwela Suites

    Sleeps 2 Adults

    Two lavish suites built on two levels with en-suite bathrooms and featuring private balconies with infinity edge plunge pools. With a separate living area Read more and study/library. Less

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    Peak season £ 1,166 per person, per night

    High season £ 1,027 per person, per night

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    By Road

    The reserve is a 5- to 6-hour drive from Johannesburg mostly on the N12 and N4 highway. Ulusaba is a 2-hour drive from Kruger Mpumalanga Airport or a 45-minute drive from Skukuza Airport.



    Fly from major centres in South Africa to Skukuza or Kruger Mpumalanga airport. Alternatively, take a charter flight to the Ulusaba airstrip.


    Flight Duration

    • Johannesburg to Skukuza: 50 minutes
    • Cape Town to Skukuza: 2 hours 30 minutes
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    • Durban to Kruger Mpumalanga: 1 hour 15 minutes
    • Johannesburg to Kruger Mpumalanga: 45 minutes
    • Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga: 2 hours 20 minutes
    • Johannesburg to Ulusaba airstrip: 80 minutes
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