Nkala Safari Lodge - Black Rhino Game Resereve

Nkala Safari Lodge

5* Luxury Game Lodge in the Black Rhino Game Reserve next to the Pilanesberg National Park

Family owned, Self Catering Nkala Safari Lodge is the perfect escape to relax in the African bush. We are a short 35 min drive from Sun City or 2 hr drive from Lanseria Airport. Nkala is situated in the Big 5, Malaria free, Black Rhino Game Reserve and forms part of the 55 000 hectare Pilanesberg National Park. The lodge was named Nkala (Mongoose in the Xitsonga language) after the first animal our children saw on their game drive at our lodge.  View the Big 5 in their natural habitat as well as South Africa’s other rare species in the comfort of your own Exclusive Use Self Catering Lodge.

The perfect family and friends getaway, Nkala lodge is child friendly and encompasses 5 free standing en-suite luxury suites with a maximum occupancy of 11 guests. The Accommodation comprises of 3 x Luxury Suites, 1 x Luxury Family Suite (2 rooms), 1 x Honeymoon Suite all included in the Exclusive Use lodge rates.

Game drives are included in your stay and conducted with a professional guide in your private 4 x 4 Safari Vehicle on the exclusive Black Rhino Game Reserve. Nkala Lodge is privileged to have traversing rights to the whole Pilanesberg National Park, as well as their restricted Wilderness Area, established for the protection of the endangered Black Rhino. 

Note: A maximum of 10 guests allowed on the vehicle during game drives

Price from

R14500.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 0020





Rooms

Unique Selling Points

  • The rent of your own exclusive, 5 star- Self-Catering Game lodge
  • Malaria-free big five area within the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Nkala Safari Lodge is only a 2.5 hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Fully equipped Self Catering Lodge
  • 2 x 2.5 hour Game Drives offered daily on open land vehicles
    with a qualified ranger
  • Daily Fully Serviced by staff
  • Daily gate fees included in the rate
  • Childrens playground
  • Watering hole with 24 hour game viewing from the lodge
  • The use of a dedicated cheff for the duration is available on request
  • The rent of your own exclusive, 5 star- Self-Catering Game lodge
  • Malaria-free big five area within the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Nkala Safari Lodge is only a 2.5 hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Fully equipped Self Catering Lodge
  • 2 x 2.5 hour Game Drives offered daily on open land vehicles
    with a qualified ranger
  • Daily Fully Serviced by staff
  • Daily gate fees included in the rate
  • Childrens playground
  • Watering hole with 24 hour game viewing from the lodge
  • The use of a dedicated cheff for the duration is available on request

Fast Facts

CONFERENCE VENUE No
ACCOMMODATION 5 Luxury Stand Alone Thatched Units
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CHILD POLICY Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 4 years of age do not count toward the total. We have a cot available on request (no bedding). Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age).
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CONFERENCE VENUE No
ACCOMMODATION 5 Luxury Stand Alone Thatched Units
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CHILD POLICY Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 4 years of age do not count toward the total. We have a cot available on request (no bedding). Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age).
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
OFF ROAD No
SPA No
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes
POOL Yes
LOCATION Black Rhino Game Reserve (the Greater Pilanesberg National Park)

Terms and conditions

Rates Include:

  • Self Catering Accommodation for 12 Adults in 6 suites (Entire Lodge)
  • 2 x 2.5 hr Guided game drives per day on a Private Safari Vehicle
  • All daily park conservation fees
  • Tea & Coffee in rooms
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 x Bags of firewood per day (incl. firelighters)
  • Applicable VAT

Rates Exclude:

  • All food and drinks
  • Chef Service
  • Staff Tips 

Child Policy:

  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Children under 4 years of age do not count toward the total
  • Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age)

Check in and Check out Policy:

  • Check in is strictly after 14h30. 
    Check out is strictly at 10h30. 
  • If you plan to arrive after 18:00 please inform us beforehand. 

Midweek rate per night Sundays-Thursdays ( LOW)
Weekend / Holiday Rate: Friday...

Rates Include:

  • Self Catering Accommodation for 12 Adults in 6 suites (Entire Lodge)
  • 2 x 2.5 hr Guided game drives per day on a Private Safari Vehicle
  • All daily park conservation fees
  • Tea & Coffee in rooms
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 x Bags of firewood per day (incl. firelighters)
  • Applicable VAT

Rates Exclude:

  • All food and drinks
  • Chef Service
  • Staff Tips 

Child Policy:

  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Children under 4 years of age do not count toward the total
  • Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age)

Check in and Check out Policy:

  • Check in is strictly after 14h30. 
    Check out is strictly at 10h30. 
  • If you plan to arrive after 18:00 please inform us beforehand. 

Midweek rate per night Sundays-Thursdays ( LOW)
Weekend / Holiday Rate: Fridays,Saturday’s, public holidays,School holidays & long weekends (PEAK)

Important Information

  • Self Catering Lodge
  • Entire Lodge to be booked as one unit. (Exclusive use)
  • 3 x Luxury Suites, 1 x Luxury Family Suite (2 rooms), 1 x Honeymoon Suite
  • Located in the private Black Rhino Game Reserve
  • Free roaming Big 5 Game Reserve
  • Malaria Free Area
  • Maximum of 12 adults(Max 16 including chidren)
  • Children under 10 years are not counted toward the 12 guests maximum
  • Child Friendly Lodge: please enquire re cot & amenities
  • Outdoor Jungle Gym/Play Area for Children
  • Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age)
  • Minimum 2 nights stay
  • Supermarkets en route to the lodge are located at Waterfall Mall, Rustenburg or Village Mall, Hartebeespoort
  • Please note we are a Self Catering Lodge and no food/meals are provided.
  • Groceries for your stay can be bought on the way at Hartebeespoort Dam or Rustenburg
  • Waterfall Mall (Checkers and Woolworths). Alternately, pop into Jasmyn, the large and very well3stocked farm store with the windmill, on the left as you enter Hartebeespoort.
  • The nearest small Supermarket is 35 min away
  • We do have a prep chef available to help you prepare your meals or do it for you with the groceries,menu or guidance you provide.This will be an additional R300 per meal service charge.
  • Instant coffee, tea & milk are complimentary in the suites
  • Nespresso & Dolce Gusto machines as well as plungers are available. Please bring your own pods and ground coffee.
  • Small tuck shop located at the main gate (10 min away) if you forget any essentials
  • Maximum of 10 guests allowed on Game Vehicle at any time. Each person including children to be on their own seat
  • Game drives conducted by a qualified Game Ranger
  • No self-driving allowed
  • Maximum of 2 x game drives per day (2.5 hours each)
  • Game Ranger lives on the premises and has first aid and emergency training
  • Situated in a node with non3intrusive electrified fencing to keep guests safe, however some animals cannot be kept out
  • Exercise or walking to be done on main roads and in daylight hours within the node
  • Limited cell coverage at the Lodge
  • Complimentary WIFI (Please note that due to our location, WIFI cannot be guaranteed as signal can be intermittent)
  • TV Lounge with 55' Flat screen and DSTV (Full Bouquet)

 


 

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel up to 7 days before check in and get a 50% refund, minus service fees.
  • Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged.

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).


 

  • Cancel up to 7 days before check in and get a 50% refund, minus service fees.
  • Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged.

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).


 

Directions By Car

GPS Co-ordinates:

  • S25 deg. 10.54’
  • E26 deg. 57.21’ 

When using a GPS for directions, please use Sun City as a “via” point.

  • From Johannesburg take the R512 past Hartebeespoort Dam and exit onto the N4 toll road to 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 Derdepoot road.
  • Continue on for approx 27km-the Entrance of Black Rhino Game Reserve is on the right.
     

GPS Co-ordinates:

  • S25 deg. 10.54’
  • E26 deg. 57.21’ 

When using a GPS for directions, please use Sun City as a “via” point.

  • From Johannesburg take the R512 past Hartebeespoort Dam and exit onto the N4 toll road to 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 Derdepoot road.
  • Continue on for approx 27km-the Entrance of Black Rhino Game Reserve is on the right.
     

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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