&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge

&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge, Ngala Private Game Reserve

Set off on the ultimate family safari holiday to &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge. Take an exciting bush break in the beautiful Timbavati Private Game Reserve near Kruger National Park where your children will delight in seeing elephants, rhinos, buffalo, leopard, cheetah and African Wild Dog. The family suite has its own dedicated ranger. Watch your children play on manicured lawns and swim in the sparkling pool. Silver service from days gone by.

andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge is situated in Ngala Private Game Reserve, which shares an unfenced boundary with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary and one of the biggest game reserves in the world. A spectacular diversity of wildlife moves through this immense wilderness, including breeding herds of elephant, leopard, spotted hyena, giraffe, large buffalo herds and white rhino. With its name meaning lion in Shangaan, the local language, Ngala lives up to its promise, supporting several large prides of these powerful cats. African wild dog can also be spotted moving through the reserve.

Tucked under a canopy of mopane and tamboti trees, andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge boasts 21 classic thatched cottages, including a spacious family suite. Each ensuite cottage, with private veranda, exudes a romantic colonial ambiance with nostalgic safari memorabilia throughout. The gracious family suite accommodates four guests and includes a private swimming pool and the use of a private vehicle. The Lodge’s sparkling swimming pool and sundeck overlook a natural riverine woodland, ideal for avid birdwatchers. Hearty breakfasts and delicious lunches are served in the dappled shade of an enormous weeping boerbean tree. Upon their return from exhilarating evening drives, guests are welcomed by Ngala’s warm, hospitable staff and a banquet set in the elegant candlelit courtyard or an African feast in the open-air traditional boma. The Lodge’s spacious thatched bar, dining and sitting areas are open to the warm breezes of the inviting African bushveld.

Tucked under a canopy of mopane and tamboti trees, andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge boasts 21 classic thatched cottages, including a spacious family suite. Each ensuite cottage, with private veranda, exudes a romantic colonial ambiance with nostalgic safari memorabilia throughout. The gracious family suite accommodates four guests and includes a private swimming pool and the use of a private vehicle. The Lodge’s sparkling swimming pool and sundeck overlook a natural riverine woodland, ideal for avid birdwatchers. Hearty breakfasts and delicious lunches are served in the dappled shade of an enormous weeping boerbean tree. Upon their return from exhilarating evening drives, guests are welcomed by Ngala’s warm, hospitable staff and a banquet set in the elegant candlelit courtyard or an African feast in the open-air traditional boma. The Lodge’s spacious thatched bar, dining and sitting areas are open to the warm breezes of the inviting African bushveld.

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Highlights

  • Prime 15 000 ha wildlife area adjoining Kruger overlooking active waterhole
  • Families and children welcome
  • Experienced rangers & trackers
&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge Overview

Family safari holidays at &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge are the ultimate, exciting break in the beautiful South African bushveld of the Timbavati Private Game Reserve. Here, children will delight in seeing elephants, rhinos, buffalo, leopard, cheetah and African Wild Dog.
Kids can run down the manicured lawns of the lodge to the edge of the bush were dense Mopane thickets offer cover for wild animals coming to drink at the waterhole. Enjoy a colonial enclave in the African wilderness, a place where the antiques, the silver cutlery and crystal glassware reflect a bygone era. Guests will feel how AndBeyond cares for the land, the wildlife and its people when they stay at Ngala Safari Lodge.
Family style accommodation in 20 thatched en-suite safari chalets with private verandas look out over the Mopane trees along the seasonal Timbavati River banks. The two-bedroom Family Suite has its own swimming pool, as well as dedicated vehicle and ranger. Inhale the grassy thatch aroma as lanterns and candles twinkle in the trees at night. Enjoy the soft decor with its ethnic trims.

Facilities
  • 20 thatched en-suite safari chalets
  • Air-conditioning, ceiling fans, en-suite baths and showers, hairdryers, internet, safes, telephones

From ZAR 11 900

PER PERSON SHARING PER NIGHT


ACTIVITIES

  • Birding, game drives, guided walks, night drives, specialist guides, animal tracking experiences, helicopter flights, exciting bush picnics, photographic safaris, bush dining and star gazing
  • The slow pace that appeals to children who get to explore the meaning of being in nature
  • Delicious African style safari meals and fire-lit boma dinners
  • Dips in the swimming pool, resting on the expansive deck, reading a book on soft sofa

INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals daily
  • Soft drinks
  • House wines
  • Local brand spirits and beers
  • Teas and coffees
  • Refreshments on game drives
  • Laundry
  • Safari activities
  • 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability)
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • VAT
  • Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip

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