Ngala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
This luxury safari lodge lies in the shade of mopane and tamboti trees in the Ngala Private Game Reserve, on the western boundary of South Africa’s renowned Kruger National Park. &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge combines colonial elegance with contemporary comforts and has a romantic and homely feel.
Offering warm hospitality, charming accommodation and superb facilities including a pool, charming main building with a viewing deck, and a delightful courtyard area, Ngala Safari Lodge will appeal to couples and families seeking an indulgent and unforgettable safari experience in a stunning setting.
It provides 21 spacious and elegant thatched cottages designed for maximum comfort and privacy. Each one is decorated in a classic colonial style and comes with a shaded verandah overlooking a busy waterhole – the perfect spot to relax with a G&T.
There are plenty of activities on offer from exhilarating day and night game drives for the chance to spot the Big Five to fascinating bush walks. Or simply cool off in the pool or laze on your verandah and enjoy the view.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Ngala Private Game Reserve into a greater South Africa and African holiday. Take a look at Ultimate Southern Africa as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
&Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge Information
- Location and getting there:
The lodge is located in the Ngala Private Game Reserve bordering Kruger National Park. It is a 5-hour drive from Johannesburg Or Tambo or a 1.5-hour light aircraft flight to Hoedspruit followed by an hour’s drive.
It accommodates up to 42 guests in 21 beautifully appointed cottages. Each one features a combination of colonial and contemporary décor, a neutral colour palette, a canopy bed with soft linens, a green slate ensuite bathroom and a huge verandah.
Main building with dining and lounge areas
Twice-daily game drives, bush walks, walking safaris. Scenic helicopter flights can be arranged.
The lodge is hugely family-friendly and there is a beautifully appointed 2-bed family suite with a private pool and dedicated 4WD and ranger/tracker team. The lodge is unfenced so constant supervision is essential. Kids will be kept busy with &Beyond’s WILDchild fun activity programme and child-minding can be arranged.