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Safari Lodge at Ulusaba

Perched amidst a canopy of trees with exceptional views, Ulusaba Safari Lodge consists of eleven luxurious suites, accessed by swing bridges and raised walkways, heightening the sense of an African bushveld adventure.  Lodge facilities include a sparkling swimming pool, fitness centre, a wine cellar, and relaxing spa.  Safari Lodge is home to one Treehouse Suite for guests seeking luxurious seclusion, while other suites boast views overlooking the local watering hole where wildlife gather to drink.  One River Room features a private plunge pool for secluded relaxation and the ultimate luxurious safari experience. Besides traversing the land on a safari drive, Ulusaba Safari Lodge allows you to explore nature en-foot on a guided bushwalk, enjoy stargazing, birdwatching, community tours, and candle-lit dinners under the Milky Way.

 

Sir Richard Branson’s award-winning private game reserve in Sabi Sands is nothing short of spectacular. Ulusaba Game Reserve offers exceptional game viewing over 13 500 hectares of private game viewing territory.  Home to rivers and lush vegetation, the reserve makes for outstanding Big 5 game viewing.  Twice-daily game drives 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.  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.

Activities

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

  • 5-star luxury
  • Spectacular views
  • Uncrowded Big 5 game drives
  • Treehouse Suite

Closest airport

  • Ulusaba airstrip
  • Nelspruit Kruger
  • O.R.Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)
  • Skukuza Airport

Children policy

Safari Lodge welcomes children of 12 years and older.

Included

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

Excluded

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

Terms & conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of approximately 50%, subject to room type
  • Rates exclude Christmas and New Year, contact us for rates

Accommodation Options

Safari Room

Sleeps 2 Adults

The Safari Room features a viewing deck, en-suite bathroom with great views and includes tea and coffee-making facilities, a complimentary mini-bar, insect repellent, Africology toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets. Read more A Safari Room near the Main Lodge can be interconnected with the Safari Suite creating a two-bedroom unit. Less

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Price R12 000 per person, per night

Elephant Room

Sleeps 2 Adults

Three spacious Elephant Rooms features en-suite bathrooms and private viewing decks with beautiful views over the bush. Guests are likely to witness elephants passing by these rooms allowing for up-close game viewing. The 3 Elephant Rooms Read moreare ideal for friends or a family with teens traveling together. Rooms include tea and coffee-making facilities, a complimentary mini-bar, insect repellent, Africology toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets. Less

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Price R12 000 per person, per night

River Room

Sleeps 2 Adults

Secluded and tucked between jackalberry trees, four treehouse-style River Rooms offer a private setting with spacious interiors, seating areas, and gorgeous views of the river bed or bush. Two of the units feature their own private plunge pool, Read moreideal for a secluded romantic escape. A short walk from the main lodge, three of the units are accessible by swing bridge. Rooms include tea and coffee-making facilities, a complimentary mini-bar, insect repellent, Africology toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets. Less

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Price R14 500 - R16 700 per person, per night

Treehouse Suite

Sleeps 2 Adults

With a large viewing deck ideal for treetop breakfasts, lunches and dinners overlooking a dam, the Treehouse Suite offers ultimate seclusion for romantic getaways. The spacious Suite, 10-minutes walk from the main lodge over swing bridges and raised walkways, Read moreis a photographer and birders paradise. The Treehouse Suite includes tea and coffee-making facilities, a complimentary mini-bar, insect repellent, Africology toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets. Less

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Price R20 500 per person, per night

Safari Suite

Sleeps 4 Adults

The luxurious Safari Suite near the Main Lodge features its own entrance with private boma fire pit, spacious lounge opening onto a large viewing deck with plunge pool, alfresco shower, and private dining table for 8 guests. The suite can be interconnected with the Safari Room to sleep 4 guests. Read more Also included are tea and coffee facilities, a complimentary mini-bar, insect repellent, Africology toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets. Less

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Price R22 200 per person, per night
Exclusive use R 81 400 per person, per night

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Getting there

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.

 

Flying

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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