Ndzalama Wildlife Reserve

Accommodation in Limpopo Province

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Ndzalama Wildlife Reserve is an 8000 ha wildlife reserve in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Situated in the Valley of the Olifants. Located ± 55 km outside Tzaneen and ± 80km outside Phalaborwa; Kruger National Park.
It is home to four of the Big 5: Elephant, Lion, Rhino and Leopard; the rare Sable antelope etc.
It's a birders' paradise! Self catering accommodation.
Brunch and dinner available on request at the Lodge (for 4 or more people)

6 luxurious stone and thatch chalets with air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom, out-door shower, private veranda etc - children (under 12yr) are welcome to sleep with their parents in their chalet @ R100/child/night (extra mattresses and bedding are provided) - coffee/tea in chalets - big, fully equipped, communal kitchen in main building (walk-in fridge and -freezer, ice machine etc) - communal braai facilities (main building) - swimmingpool - TV with DSTV decoder available in the main building (own smart card has to be provided) - guide in camp to do dishes, make fire etc - you can either use your own vehicle to drive sround (not necessarily 4x4, but a normal car won't be able to drive around) - or go on a game drive in an open game drive vehicle, ± 3 hours, not informative.

Ndzalama Wildlife Reserve offers two different types of accommodation, each with its own distinctive character. You can choose from the luxurious Ndzalama Lodge to the rustic Leopard Rock Bush camp. All the camps are self catering / self drive.


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Ndzalama Lodge:
Accommodation is luxurious - the architecture blends harmoniously with the stunning hues of the majestic surrounding rock formations. The six stone and thatch chalets are air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms that seem to be an object of desire for many guests. Opening the bathroom's outer door, one is surprised by an unexpected outdoor shower - completely private but for the occasional feathered visitor! Each chalet also has it's own private veranda where one can enjoy the abundant birdlife of more than 300 species. There's a big, fully equipped, communal kitchen in the main building with walk-in fridge and -freezer and an ice machine. Communal braai facilities at main building. (Please note there is no restaurant on the property, you have to provide your own food and drinks.) A beautiful rock pool to escape the heat of the day.

Leopard Rock Bush Camp
This camp offers rustic comfort, allowing guests to get close to nature. Sturdy stone-and-thatch rooms form an enclosure, creating a cosy, comfortable atmosphere. There's no electricity and no linen provided (only beds and mattresses). Maximum of 12 guests: one unit sleeping 4 people (room divided with a wall) and 4 units sleeping 2 people each. The two communal toilets and -showers are designed to create a close-to-Nature experience. Running hot water and flush toilets are welcome amenities. A winding way leads to the lapa or boma. The kitchen has a gas stove, -fridge and -freezer with crockery and cutlery provided. A small splash pool offers guests the opportunity to cool down after a hot day in the bush.

A unique spot for small conferences (up to 12 delegates at each venue). Enjoy the peace of the Bushveld and the amenities of extraordinary venues. The Eden Conference Facility: situated at Ndzalama Lodge is a beautifully created open-air venue with a wooden deck for a floor and gigantic granite rocks for walls. A canopy of branches form a see-through ceiling. Lighting and electrical plugs are available. Bring your next conference to Ndzalama where the magic of the Sacred Rocks and surrounds will work wonders on your creativity, team spirit and imagination! All of the camps are self catering/self drive. We do however make use of a local caterer for year end functions, weddings etc.

The 8000ha (20 000 acres) stretch of bushveld is home to Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard as well as the rare Sable Antelope. These shy antelopes are not often seen and spotting them offers a thrill to many a guest. A wide variety of other game, such as Giraffe, Zebra and Nyala roam the reserve, which makes game drives on open vehicles an exciting event.