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FAST FACTS
LOCATIONNambiti Private Game ReservePOOLYes - at the main area only
BIG 5 GAME RESERVEYesSPAIn-room Massages
OFF ROADYes (for Big 5 Sightings only)AIRCONYes
CAMP FENCEDYesCELLPHONE SIGNALYes
CHILD POLICYNo children under 3yrs allowedMALARIANo


UNIQUE SELLING POINTS
  •   Superbly situated overlooking a waterhole, Elephant Rock is a charming boutique safari lodge offering luxury accommodation for up to 10 people.
  •   Experience a home-away-from-home true bush lodge experience for the entire family including extraordinary game viewing on game drives, exquisite cuisine and high standards of service - all at an exceptional value for money safari.
  •   Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge boasts five well appointed air – conditioned luxurious suites, including one family unit. All suites are well spaced for total privacy and include an en-suite bathroom, private deck and outdoor shower, and all have great views of the waterhole or the indigenous safari bushveld.




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DATE ROOM TYPE RATES RULES
18 January - 17 March 2018 Luxury Chalet R 2,006 pppn sharing special rate for advance bookings
18 March - 29 April 2018 Luxury Chalet R 2,372 pppn sharing special rate for advance bookings
30 April - 09 December 2018 Luxury Chalet R 2,006 pppn sharing special rate for advance bookings
10 December 2018 - 20 January 2019 Luxury Chalet R 2,738 pppn sharing special rate for advance bookings
Min/Max 3 night stay Special Offer!
From R 1,670 pppns, valid 18 January - 17 March & 30 April - 09 December 2018
From R 1,976 pppns, valid 18 March - 29 April 2018
From R 2,280 pppns, sharing 10 December 2018 - 20 January 2019


* surcharges will apply over peak holiday periods & long weekends

RATE INCLUDES
• Luxury accommodation
• All meals
• Two game drives per day with snacks
• Teas & Coffees
SINGLE ACCOMMODATION
• Please request a single rate from your BushBreaks consultant.
CHILD POLICY
• When sharing with two adults, Children 3 - 11 years will pay:
• R 1,275 per child per night, valid 18 January - 17 March 2018 & 30 April - 09 December 2018
• R 1,458 per child per night, valid 18 March - 29 April 2018
• R 1,550 per child per night, valid 10 December 2018 - 20 January 2019

GAME DRIVE POLICY FOR CHILDREN:
• Children 3 years and older are welcome on game drives at the discretion of the game ranger & lodge manager.
• Kindly note that children 12 years and under will not be allowed within 50m of a big five sighting whilst on game drive, this is at the discretion of the ranger.
IMPORTANT NOTES
• Special rates offered above are based on a minimum 2 night stay over a weekend (Friday and Saturday night).
• Rates exclude a Nambiti Rhino Protection Levy of R 50.00 per person, per day which will be payable directly at the lodge upon check-out. (Subject to change)



INFORMATION
GETTING THERE
2.5 - 3 hours from Durban
3.5 - 4 hours from Johannesburg
20 minutes from Ladysmith.
 
ACCOMMODATION
5 Luxury en-suite chalets

ABOUT ELEPHANT ROCK LODGE

Nambiti Private Game Reserve is a private Big Five and Wonderful Seven bush retreat and game conservancy set on 20,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu Natal. It has an incredible biodiversity including savannah, grasslands, thornveld and tall acacia trees. The Sundays River flows through the reserve and has two 40-metre waterfalls with magnificent ravine bush, home to several rare bird species The Nambiti Private Game Reserve has three times the carrying capacity of regions like Botswana and is the only reserve in the region with the big five. We currently have over thirty other species of game including giraffe, hippo, hyena, impala, springbok, and zebra. Encounter one of these magnificent animals only 3½ hours from Johannesburg and 2½ hours from Durban. The spirit of Africa will fill your soul and the experience will stay with you forever. The roar of lions and the ambience of a traditional boma will make you want to return, year after year.

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only 3½ hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensberg.

Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge is superbly sited in this Conservancy overlooking a waterhole, it is a small lodge offering luxury accommodation for up to 10 people.

The five luxurious two-sleeper chalets, including one family unit are each well spaced for total privacy, with wonderful panoramic views of the waterhole and conservancy beyond. The chalets all have en-suite bathrooms with wonderful oval baths and picture windows, plus outdoor showers, allowing you to feel like you are immersed in the splendor of the bushveld!
The main area of the Lodge features an indoor dining area and lounge with freestanding fireplace as well as a large bar area. Outside, one can relax by the lovely rock pool or spot game at the waterhole which the outdoor entertainment area overlooks.

ABOUT NAMBITI PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Nambiti Private Game Reserve is a private Big Five and Wonderful Seven bush retreat and game conservancy set on 20,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu Natal. It has an incredible biodiversity including savannah, grasslands, thornveld and tall acacia trees. The Sundays River flows through the reserve and has two 40-metre waterfalls with magnificent ravine bush, home to several rare bird species The Nambiti Private Game Reserve has three times the carrying capacity of regions like Botswana and is the only reserve in the region with the big five. We currently have over thirty other species of game including giraffe, hippo, hyena, impala, springbok, and zebra.

Encounter one of these magnificent animals only 3½ hours from Johannesburg and 2½ hours from Durban. The spirit of Africa will fill your soul and the experience will stay with you forever. The roar of lions and the ambience of a traditional boma will make you want to return, year after year.
 
Lodge Features
  • Luxury chalets with en-suite bathrooms and outdoor showers
  • Main lounge with fireplace
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Rock pool
  • Waterhole close to the main lodge






GETTING THERE



DIRECTIONS
By Road

From Johannesburg
 
  • Head for DURBAN on the N3.
  • Once you have entered KwaZulu Natal via Van Reenen, look out for the Ladysmith Toll off-ramp and go through it (pay R27.00). This is at the bottom of Van Reenen's Pass.
  • Continue straight on R103 to Ladysmith
  • When you arrive in Ladysmith, drive straight through – you will be on the road called HARRISMITH STREET, (look out for the following landmarks on this road) BP Petrol / Gas Station on the left, traffic lights then Caltex Petrol / Gas station on the left. Continue on… (landmark : FET College on the left)
  • At the 3 way traffic light intersection keep right till you get to the next set of 4 way traffic lights. (landmark: SHELL Petrol / Gas station on the right) and Police Station on Left.
  • TURN LEFT into Murchison Street. Continue on down Murchison Street going through 2 sets of traffic lights. At the third set (landmark: CALTEX Petrol / Gas Station on the right) TURN RIGHT and then TURN LEFT at the traffic light intersection. Continue on this road (landmark : BP Petrol / Gas Station on the right)
  • On the outskirts of Ladysmith you will find another set of traffic lights and a 4 way intersection – travel on straight – in the direction of NEWCASTLE (this is the N11). Continue until you see our brown NAMBITI sign on the left as well as a small sign which reads D45. (Distance from Caltex to N11+D45 intersection = 10.9km)
  • Turn Right onto the D45 (a hard surface gravel road), travel for 10,3kms; turn right at the Y-Junction (onto the D46) and travel for 2 km until you reach the entrance to Nambiti Private Game Reserve (Electric Gate and Thatched Gate-house).
  • Our gate guard will direct you to the undercover parking area where our ranger will meet you and transfer you on an open game viewer to the lodge.
 
From Durban
  • Travel on the N3 through Mooi River Toll Gate (R32.00), past Escourt to Ladysmith (direction Harrismith / Johannesburg).
  • After Escourt take the Colenso / R103 / R74 off-ramp, turn right at the top of the off ramp and travel past Colenso towards Ladysmith / Newcastle.
  • Cross the bridge (Klip River [also known as First Wagon Bridge] into Ladysmith and continue following the directions to Newcastle on the N11. Keep an eye out for the following land marks: Marks Tyres on left, Game on left and Kentucky Fried Chicken on left.
  • At the traffic light intersection with Maxi's Restaurant & Caltex Petrol Station on the left – continue straight on; over the railway bridge and past TFS on the left and under the railway bridge.
  • On the outskirts of Ladysmith you will find another set of traffic lights and a 4 way intersection – travel on straight – in the direction of NEWCASTLE (this is the N11). Continue till you see our brown NAMBITI sign on the left as well as a small sign which reads D45. (Distance from Caltex to N11+D45 intersection = 10.9km)
  • Turn right onto the D45 (a hard surface gravel road), travel for 10,3kms; turn right at the Y-Junction (onto the D46) and travel for 2 km until you reach the entrance to Nambiti Private Game Reserve (Electric Gate and Thatched Gate-house).
  • Our gate guard will direct you to the undercover parking area where our ranger will meet you and transfer you on an open game viewer to the lodge.
 
Please note that cellphone reception in this area is erratic





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