Ivory Tree Game Lodge - Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Ivory Tree Game Lodge

aha Ivory Tree Game Lodge is situated within the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the world. The early presence of man can be seen in the numerous Stone and Iron Age sites that are scattered throughout the Park.

This premium Pilanesberg game lodge offers various room options: Executive, Luxury and Standard. The Executive Suite not only boasts a plunge pool on the private patio, but also features a comfortable king-size bed, Nespresso machine and flatscreen television with limited DSTV channels.

Adventure-filled outdoor activities at aha Ivory Tree Game Lodge include Big 5 Game Drives, Quad Biking, Archery, Airgun, and Drumming.

Price from

R3240.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 0020




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Rooms

Unique Selling Points

  • Outdoor dining venue (boma)
  • Adventure-filled outdoor activities
  • 3 hour Game Drives offered daily on open land vehicles with a qualified ranger
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Babysitting Services available
  • Transfers are available between the airport, Sun City and the lodge
  • Pilanesberg Airport is approximately 25 minutes from the Lodge
  • Day use rooms available
  • Conference packages available
  • Outdoor dining venue (boma)
  • Adventure-filled outdoor activities
  • 3 hour Game Drives offered daily on open land vehicles with a qualified ranger
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Babysitting Services available
  • Transfers are available between the airport, Sun City and the lodge
  • Pilanesberg Airport is approximately 25 minutes from the Lodge
  • Day use rooms available
  • Conference packages available

Fast Facts

CONFERENCE VENUE Yes
ACCOMMODATION 67 luxury hotel suites
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
CONFERENCE VENUE Yes
ACCOMMODATION 67 luxury hotel suites
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
OFF ROAD No
SPA Yes
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes
POOL Yes - at the main area only and selected rooms
LOCATION Pilanesberg National Park

Private Villa Packages Deals

Valid from 01 June 2020 - 15 December 2020 & 06 - 31 January 2021

The package will include:

  • Private Vehicle (Max of 6 pax per vehicle)
  • Private dining area
  • Private Pool
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Afternoon Tea and morning and afternoon Game Drives.

Excludes

  • Community levies @ R 115 per person per stay

01 May – 15 December 2020 AND 06 – 31 January 2021

Rate for Villa accommodating 6 pax – R16 200 per night

Rate for Villa accommodation 8 pax – R21 600 per night

16 December 2020 – 05 January 2021

Rate for Villa accommodating 6 pax – R17 820 per night

Rate for Villa accommodation 8 pax – R23 760 per night

South African properties Inclusive of VAT @ 15% subject to change

Subject to change without prior notification

NB: *Should you book a date and then not be able to travel on these dates as a result of COVID restrictions we will happily postpone your booking to a later date at no additional charge

Valid from 01 June 2020 - 15 December 2020 & 06 - 31 January 2021

The package will include:

  • Private Vehicle (Max of 6 pax per vehicle)
  • Private dining area
  • Private Pool
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Afternoon Tea and morning and afternoon Game Drives.

Excludes

  • Community levies @ R 115 per person per stay

01 May – 15 December 2020 AND 06 – 31 January 2021

Rate for Villa accommodating 6 pax – R16 200 per night

Rate for Villa accommodation 8 pax – R21 600 per night

16 December 2020 – 05 January 2021

Rate for Villa accommodating 6 pax – R17 820 per night

Rate for Villa accommodation 8 pax – R23 760 per night

South African properties Inclusive of VAT @ 15% subject to change

Subject to change without prior notification

NB: *Should you book a date and then not be able to travel on these dates as a result of COVID restrictions we will happily postpone your booking to a later date at no additional charge

Last Minute Special  SADC Flash Sale
The long wait is over ... the bush awaits


Only for 09 & 10 August 2020
R2 000
per person sharing per night
Minimum 2 Nights Stay
Includes:
  • All Meals
  • afternoon high Tea and
  • 2 Game Drives per Day
Rates Excludes:  
  • Community Levies @ R115 per person per stay
  • All other extras not mentioned,
  • l.e. beverages or any item of a personal nature
South African properties Inclusive of VAT @ 15% subject to change.
Subject to change without prior notification.
All Government taxes and levies as applicable.
 

Special SADC Rates

Valid from 01 June – 15 December 2020 AND 06 – 21 January 2021
 
Standard Room Family Suite (Unit Rate)
Can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old
SA Resident Rate R2 100 SA Resident Rate R7 200
  • Rate includes all meals and 2 game drives daily
  • Gate Fee @ R180 per adult per stay, R80 per child from age 3 – 9 years old, Free under 3 years old
  • Conservation Levy @ R150 per adult per day, R75 per child per day from ages 2 – 12 years old, Free under 2 years old
  • Bed levy @ R 10 per person per day from age 1 year old
  • Single rate is a 50% supplement of the sharing rate.
  • Children between the ages 6 – 12 years will pay 50% of the adultsharing rate.
  • Children over 12 are charged as adults.
  • The above Conservation Levies are subject to change.

Special Domestric Rates

These special rates are applicable to SA residents only.

01 Apr 2020 to 30 Sep 2020
Standard Suite Family Suite (Unit Rate)
Can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old
Minimum 3 Nights stay R2 520 SA resident Rate R9 600
Book within 7 Days R2 520
  • Rate includes all meals and 2 game drives daily
  • Above Rates are per person sharing
  • Rate excludes Community levy at R 115 per person per stay rates will apply on block out dates
  • Single rate is a 50% supplement of the sharing rate.
  • Children between the ages 6 – 12 years will pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.
  • Children over 12 are charged as adults.
  • The above Conservation Levies are subject to change

 

SADC Let’s Get Festive PROMO Rates

Booking Dates: until 31 Aug 2020 / Travel Dates: 16 December 2020 – 05 January 2021
 
 
Standard Room Include
R2 700 per person sharing
per night
All Meals and 2 Game Drives
Per Day
Exclude
Community levies @
R 115 per person per stay

FESTIVE SEASON Value ADD:

  • Discounted African Rungu massage from Amani Spa at R990 normally priced at R1350 – must be booked at time of confirmation

aha Rate Sheet Notes:

  • Rates are quoted per person sharing per night; unless otherwise stated.
  • Single rate is a 50% supplement of the sharing rate
  • Children over 12 are charged as adults.
  • Children under 12 charged @ 50% of the adult sharing rate, unless otherwise stated.
  • South African properties Inclusive of VAT @ 15% subject to change
  • Subject to change without prior notification
  • Excludes any and all Community / Conservation levies

 


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Offer valid for booking until 31 August 2020 and travel until 31 July 2021

excluding peak period 15 Dec 2020 – 05 Jan 2021
Ivory Tree Private Villa Packages

The package will include:
  • Private Vehicle (Max of 6 pax per vehicle)
  • Private dining area
  • Private Pool
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Afternoon Tea and morning and afternoon Game Drives.
Excludes
  • Community levies @ R 115 per person per stay
01 May – 15 December 2020 AND 06 – 31 January 2021
Rate for Villa accommodating 6 pax – R16 200 per night
Rate for Villa accommodation 8 pax – R21 600 per night
16 December 2020 – 05 January 2021
Rate for Villa accommodating 6 pax – R17 820 per night
Rate for Villa accommodation 8 pax – R23 760 per night

aha Rate Sheet Notes:

  • South African properties Inclusive of VAT @ 15% subject to change
  • Single supplement charged @ 50% on the adult sharing rate
  • Subject to change without prior notification

NB: *Should you book a date and then not be able to travel on these dates as a result of COVID restrictions we will happily postpone your booking to a later date at no additional charge


Terms and conditions

  • All rates quoted include 15% VAT
  • Subject to availability of suitable accommodation and maximum 2 children sharing a bedroom with 2 adults:

Children:

  • Children between the ages of 6 and 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide.
  • Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on game drives.
  • Baby-sitting facilities available
  • Sole use vehicle is available to facilitate families at an additional cost.

Rate inclusions

  • Accommodation, all meals, teas, snacks and two game drives per person per day.
  • Incl. TOMSA 1%

Excludes

  • Community Levy R115 per guest per stay. Subject to change as and when advised by North West National Parks

Please Note

  • Ivory Tree gate fee of R 40 will apply per guest per stay upon booking.
  • Please note that guests will be required to sign an indemnity form...
  • All rates quoted include 15% VAT
  • Subject to availability of suitable accommodation and maximum 2 children sharing a bedroom with 2 adults:

Children:

  • Children between the ages of 6 and 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide.
  • Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on game drives.
  • Baby-sitting facilities available
  • Sole use vehicle is available to facilitate families at an additional cost.

Rate inclusions

  • Accommodation, all meals, teas, snacks and two game drives per person per day.
  • Incl. TOMSA 1%

Excludes

  • Community Levy R115 per guest per stay. Subject to change as and when advised by North West National Parks

Please Note

  • Ivory Tree gate fee of R 40 will apply per guest per stay upon booking.
  • Please note that guests will be required to sign an indemnity form on arrival.
  • Children will be permitted on game drives and walks at the sole discretion of the ranger

Transportation

  • Transfers are available between the airport, Sun City and the lodge
  • Closest Airport: Pilanesberg Airport is approximately 25 minutes from the Lodge

Room Configuration

  • Standard Rooms: Maximum 2 adults
  • Luxury Suites: Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12.
  • Children sharing with adults in Luxury suites will be charged 50% of the standard room sharing rate.
  • Family Suites: Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12.
  • Executive Suites: Maximum of 2 adults

Additional Comments

  • Babysitting facilities are offered at an additional cost.
  • Children under the age of 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide.
  • Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on game drives.

Children Policy

  • Children: 0 - 5 years of age
  •   Stay free of charge only when sharing with two full paying adults, meals charged on consumption
  • Children: 6 - 11 years of age
  •  Pay 50% of the adult sharing rate when sharing with two full paying adults
  •  Full adult rate applicable if occupying their own room
  • Children: 12 years & older
  •  Occupy their own room and pay full adult rate

Day Use Rooms
Strictly on request and are dependent on availability of room(s) at a rate of 50% off single public tariff and rooms are only available between 11h00 and 17h00.

Check in time is from 14h00 and check out time is by 10h00

Cancellation Policy

  • 45 – 30 days prior to arrival 25%
  • 29 – 15 days prior to arrival 80%
  • 14- 1 days prior to arrival  100% 

Cancellations will only be accepted in writing

Deposit Policy

  • For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
  • Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).
  • For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
  • A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged. 

  • 45 – 30 days prior to arrival 25%
  • 29 – 15 days prior to arrival 80%
  • 14- 1 days prior to arrival  100% 

Cancellations will only be accepted in writing

Deposit Policy

  • For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
  • Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).
  • For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
  • A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged. 

Directions By Car

A suitable road map is recommended to follow the route properly, or to trace the route required from other parts of Gauteng, such as Johannesburg International Airport.

The lodge can be contacted at 014 556 8100 should assistance with directions be required en-route to Ivory Tree. No entry fees are charged for access directly to Ivory Tree through Bakgatla Gate.

  • Leave Johannesburg driving past Lanseria Airport (0km) towards Hartebeespoort Dam (suggested routes either William Nicol or Hans Strydom roadways) (17.2km) 
  • At the T-junction of Broederstroom ( fruit stall in front of you ) turn left (29.7km) 
  • Follow signs to Sun City turning right taking the bridge over the dam (35.5km) 
  • At 4 way stop turn left ( takes you past Chameleon Village ) and at (40.7km) follow signs to Brits N4 Rustenburg taking you onto the N4
  • Once on the N4 Toll road, take the 1st o...

A suitable road map is recommended to follow the route properly, or to trace the route required from other parts of Gauteng, such as Johannesburg International Airport.

The lodge can be contacted at 014 556 8100 should assistance with directions be required en-route to Ivory Tree. No entry fees are charged for access directly to Ivory Tree through Bakgatla Gate.

  • Leave Johannesburg driving past Lanseria Airport (0km) towards Hartebeespoort Dam (suggested routes either William Nicol or Hans Strydom roadways) (17.2km) 
  • At the T-junction of Broederstroom ( fruit stall in front of you ) turn left (29.7km) 
  • Follow signs to Sun City turning right taking the bridge over the dam (35.5km) 
  • At 4 way stop turn left ( takes you past Chameleon Village ) and at (40.7km) follow signs to Brits N4 Rustenburg taking you onto the N4
  • Once on the N4 Toll road, take the 1st off ramp (55.2km) for Pilansberg/Sun City
  • Turn right over the Highway continuing as though traveling to Sun City (+/- 80km) going through at least four 4-way stops.
  • (105.0km) Follow brown "Ivory Lodge" sign At a 4 way stop with a Golden Era sign off to the right , turn right to "Northam" on the R510
  • Continue along until you pass an industrial area on your left, soon after turn left (127.0km) follow brown "Ivory Lodge" sign to Mogwase and Pilanesberg
  • (131.4km) At second stop street with a Caltex garage on the corner turn right to Pilanesberg, Manyane & Bakgatla Gates follow brown "Ivory Lodge" sign
  • Continue until you hit a T-Junction (144.6km) follow brown "Ivory Lodge" sign
  • Turn left to Bakgatla Gate and George Stegman Hospital
  • Continue along this road which takes you to our driveway which is a huge thatched yellow entrance taking the right hand entrance to the lodge.

GATE TIMES
March and April: 6h00-18h30
May to August: 6h30-18h00
September and October: 6h00-18h30
November to February: 5h30-19h00
GATE FEES
Adults: R80
Adults Foreign Nationals: R110
Children (6-12 yrs): R30
Pensioners (SA only): R40
Vehicles (Sedan/LDV/SUV): R40
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