Lush Private Lodge, Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Lush Private Lodge

Lush is a Lupini family-owned and managed boutique private game lodge, set within the Black Rhino Reserve of the greater Pilanesberg National Park and run on Italian hospitality, offering luxury accommodation, dining, and safari experiences.

Lush, tucked into a wooded hillside, holds you in the bush and in the moment. Five individual, luxury suites afford the privacy of home, while the main lodge, run on Italian hospitality, ensures you are very well taken care of. Life in an unspoilt wilderness, free of everyday concerns, creates a sense of wholeness. All at once you are in tune with the beat of the wild, belonging back in nature.

Price from

R5190.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 0020




Live Availability

Rooms

Unique Selling Points

  • Malaria-free big five area within the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Lush Private Lodge is only a 2.5 hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Excellent Italian inspired food
  • 3 hour Game Drives offered twice daily on open land vehicles
    with a qualified ranger
  • Firelit dinners under star-filled night skies
  • Each suite has it's own private splash pool and deck
  • Malaria-free big five area within the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Lush Private Lodge is only a 2.5 hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Excellent Italian inspired food
  • 3 hour Game Drives offered twice daily on open land vehicles
    with a qualified ranger
  • Firelit dinners under star-filled night skies
  • Each suite has it's own private splash pool and deck

Fast Facts

CONFERENCE VENUE No
ACCOMMODATION 5 Luxury Private Suites
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA Malaria-Free
CHILD POLICY Children aged 12 years and older are welcome
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CONFERENCE VENUE No
ACCOMMODATION 5 Luxury Private Suites
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA Malaria-Free
CHILD POLICY Children aged 12 years and older are welcome
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
OFF ROAD No
SPA No
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes
POOL Yes - Each suite has their own private plunge pool
LOCATION Black Rhino Game Reserve (the Greater Pilanesberg National Park)

Winter Special

R3 750-00 per person per night sharing

Minimum 2 night stay
 
Valid from 01 May –31 July 2020

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).

This special includes -

  • Luxury Accommodation.
  • All meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Two game drives per person per day with snacks and refreshments
  • A selection of soft drinks, teas and coffees, local beers/wines and liquor
  • Lodge WIFI is available in selected areas
  • Inclusive of Vat

This special excludes -

  • Park entrance fees (R130 pppd)
  • All items of a personal nature

Cancellation Terms.
In the event of a confirmed reservation being cancelled, the following cancellation fees will be charged:

  • 30 – 45 days prior to arrival: 25% of total reservation value
  • 15 – 29 days prior to arrival: 80% of total reservation value
  • 1 – 14 days prior to arrival: 100% of total reservation value
R3 750-00 per person per night sharing

Minimum 2 night stay
 
Valid from 01 May –31 July 2020

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).

This special includes -

  • Luxury Accommodation.
  • All meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Two game drives per person per day with snacks and refreshments
  • A selection of soft drinks, teas and coffees, local beers/wines and liquor
  • Lodge WIFI is available in selected areas
  • Inclusive of Vat

This special excludes -

  • Park entrance fees (R130 pppd)
  • All items of a personal nature

Cancellation Terms.
In the event of a confirmed reservation being cancelled, the following cancellation fees will be charged:

  • 30 – 45 days prior to arrival: 25% of total reservation value
  • 15 – 29 days prior to arrival: 80% of total reservation value
  • 1 – 14 days prior to arrival: 100% of total reservation value

 


Terms and conditions

Arrival & Departure Times

Check-in: 14h00 | Check-out: 11h00
*Deviation to these times by special arrangement only

Inclusions.

  • Luxury accommodation; all meals; all teas/coffees and soft drinks; selected beers, wines, and spirits;
  • in-room minibar with selected beer, soft drinks and our own purified water;
  • water; two safari activities per day, with refreshments and snacks;
  • Wi-Fi access;
  • 15% VAT

Exclusions.

  • Gratuities; premium beers, wines, and spirits;
  • Lush Boutique purchases;
  • additional activities;
  • transfers
  • purchases of a personal nature

 General.

Dietary, Medical & Special Celebrations: All travellers shall communicate any dietary or medical restrictions as well as any special celebrations during their time at Lush Private Lodge to the reservations office via email at least 14 days prior to arrival. Lush Private Lodge will...

Arrival & Departure Times

Check-in: 14h00 | Check-out: 11h00
*Deviation to these times by special arrangement only

Inclusions.

  • Luxury accommodation; all meals; all teas/coffees and soft drinks; selected beers, wines, and spirits;
  • in-room minibar with selected beer, soft drinks and our own purified water;
  • water; two safari activities per day, with refreshments and snacks;
  • Wi-Fi access;
  • 15% VAT

Exclusions.

  • Gratuities; premium beers, wines, and spirits;
  • Lush Boutique purchases;
  • additional activities;
  • transfers
  • purchases of a personal nature

 General.

Dietary, Medical & Special Celebrations: All travellers shall communicate any dietary or medical restrictions as well as any special celebrations during their time at Lush Private Lodge to the reservations office via email at least 14 days prior to arrival. Lush Private Lodge will be able to cater for most health-imposed dietary restrictions but cannot guarantee that religious or voluntary dietary restrictions can be met

Insurance, Liability & Advisory.

Travel Insurance: It is the responsibility of each visitor to Lush Private Lodge to ensure that adequate and comprehensive travel insurance is in place from the time of confirmation of a booking at Lush Private Lodge and that details of such insurance are available during the time of travel. Such travel insurance must cover the visitor against all risks including but not limited to costs of cancellation and curtailment, damage, delay, evacuation, medical treatment, hospitalization, illness, inconvenience, injury, loss, repatriation and theft. Lush Private Lodge cannot accept any liability for any of these events under any circumstances.

Safety: Safari activities and visits to a safari area and/or a safari camp, place visitors in close proximity to wild animals and expose visitors to the hazards of such environment. Whilst every care is taken by Lush Private Lodge to avoid any incident, Lush Private Lodge bears no responsibility whatsoever for any loss, injury, illness, death, delays, cancellations or changes to an itinerary and retains the right to alter, amend or cancel any part of a safari at Lush Private Lodge with just reason.

Force Majeure: Lush Private Lodge shall not be held responsible for any force majeure events beyond the reasonable control of Lush Private Lodge, including but without limitations acts of god, exclusions, flood, fire or accident, war or threat of war, sabotage or civil disturbance, the occurrence of which may result in the cancellation of travel. Lush Private Lodge shall not be deemed to be in breach, or be otherwise liable for its non- performance to the extent that any such delay or non-performance is due to any force majeure. Lush Private Lodge shall be entitled, at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel or amend any reservation if it is so affected by a force majeure, and shall use reasonable endeavours to refund the travellers, subject to deducting the actual and potential costs incurred by Lush Private Lodge.

Travel Advisory: Visitors are recommended to check with their Foreign Offices, Consular section and travel agent for current visa requirements, travel, health and safety advisories. All travellers must comply with the necessary visa, child-travel documents and health requirements that are applicable for travelling to South Africa. Lush Private Lodge shall not be liable in any way if a guest fails to take the necessary medical precautions or obtain the necessary visa, or if a guest is
denied entry into South Africa for any reason whatsoever Lush Private Lodge reserves the right to amend its rates and General Terms & Conditions of Sale without prior notice. Confirmed bookings shall be honoured at all times. These General Terms and Conditions of Sale apply to all visitors to Lush Private Lodge and to all entities making or confirming visitor bookings at Lush Private Lodge. It is the responsibility of the entity that makes or confirms the booking with Lush Private Lodge to ensure that all visitors are aware of these General Terms and Conditions of Sale. By confirming a booking, these General Terms & Conditions of Sale apply.

Cancellation Policy

Payment Terms.

  • Provisional reservations will be held for a maximum of seven days, after which a non-refundable deposit of 20% will be required for confirmation. Lush Private Lodge reserves the right to extend the provisional booking period at its sole discretion. Payment of the balance will be due 60 days prior to travel. Bookings with 60 days or less to travel require full payment upon confirmation.
  • All payments shall be made in South African Rand and shall be made by means of an electronic funds transfer
  • Payment shall be made without deduction or set-off, with bank charges for the account of the sender

Cancellation Terms.

  • Lush Private Lodge reserves the right to cancel any reservation based on the non-payment of either the deposit or the balance of payment, without notice. Such cancellation may attract cancellation fees as set out hereunder.
  • In the event of a ...

Payment Terms.

  • Provisional reservations will be held for a maximum of seven days, after which a non-refundable deposit of 20% will be required for confirmation. Lush Private Lodge reserves the right to extend the provisional booking period at its sole discretion. Payment of the balance will be due 60 days prior to travel. Bookings with 60 days or less to travel require full payment upon confirmation.
  • All payments shall be made in South African Rand and shall be made by means of an electronic funds transfer
  • Payment shall be made without deduction or set-off, with bank charges for the account of the sender

Cancellation Terms.

  • Lush Private Lodge reserves the right to cancel any reservation based on the non-payment of either the deposit or the balance of payment, without notice. Such cancellation may attract cancellation fees as set out hereunder.
  • In the event of a reservation being cancelled by or on behalf of the traveller in writing after Lush Private Lodge has issued confirmation, the following cancellations fees will apply:
  • Cancellations made with more than 60 days to travel forfeit the 20% deposit
  • Cancellations made with 60 days or less to travel forfeit the full payment
  • No refunds are made for missed services, except in verifiable extenuating circumstances. Verifiable claims will only be considered if received in writing within thirty (30) days of the service being missed, and any refunds made will be at the discretion of Lush Private Lodge

Directions By Car

Distances from the Lodge
Nearest major cities:

  • Pretoria – 185km/115mi.
  • Johannesburg – 200km/125mi.

By Road

Self-drive directions:

  • From Johannesburg, take the R512 past Hartbeespoort Dam and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg
  • From Pretoria, take the N1 north and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg
  • Travel along the N4, then take the R556 (Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park) exit
  • Turn right at the stop onto the R556, and continue on towards Sun City
  • Pass the Sun City gate and then Sun Village Shopping Centre (both on the right)
  • At the four-way stop, turn right onto the R565 Derdepoort road
  • Continue on for approx. 27km – the entrance to Black Rhino Game Reserve is on the right
  • Friendly gate staff will direct guests on to Lush

Distances from the Lodge
Nearest major cities:

  • Pretoria – 185km/115mi.
  • Johannesburg – 200km/125mi.

By Road

Self-drive directions:

  • From Johannesburg, take the R512 past Hartbeespoort Dam and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg
  • From Pretoria, take the N1 north and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg
  • Travel along the N4, then take the R556 (Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park) exit
  • Turn right at the stop onto the R556, and continue on towards Sun City
  • Pass the Sun City gate and then Sun Village Shopping Centre (both on the right)
  • At the four-way stop, turn right onto the R565 Derdepoort road
  • Continue on for approx. 27km – the entrance to Black Rhino Game Reserve is on the right
  • Friendly gate staff will direct guests on to Lush

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
Why Book With Us
No Booking Fees
Individual Service
South African based
Most special deals by far
Secure payment process (SSL)
Excellent standard of Lodges
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