The Springbok Lodge - Big 5 Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal

The Springbok Lodge epitomises the perfect safari experience with beautifully appointed tented suites, service excellence, superb cuisine and prolific wildlife - ensuring an unforgettable experience.

Nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields, the lodge offers guests a chance to unwind in a picture-perfect setting. Well positioned on the main route between Johannesburg and Durban, Springbok Lodge is a four-and-a-half hour drive from Johannesburg and three-and-a-half hours from the coastal city of Durban.

The breath-taking mountains of the central Drakensberg lie a mere one-and-a-half hours away. Bringing the lodge even closer is 1.2km landing strip for light aircraft or helicopters.

Whether Springbok Lodge is your intended destination, a base from which to explore the surrounding countryside or a stop-over while touring the country, you are assured an exceptional experience - the lodge has achieved an AA Superior Accommodation Accreditation for the past nine years.

The Springbok Lodge is Situtated in Nambiti Private Game Reserve

Springbok Lodge is situated in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a conservancy offering 20 000 acres of pristine, malaria-free bushveld. The reserve is home to the Big Five, as well as cheetah, hippo and over 30 species of plains game. Nature lovers will enjoy the area's biodiversity, with Thornveld and majestic Acacia trees complementing extensive grasslands which mirror the plains of Central Africa.

The abundant natural water system, with perennial rivers and the beautiful waterfall and cascades on the Sundays River, makes for a unique sanctuary, attracting several rare bird species and an enviable array of raptors and vultures.

Feast your senses on the magnificent sights, sounds and smells of this untouched African bush. With every dawn, renew your bond with nature as you embark on a safari with your experienced and knowledgeable field guide.

Tented Accommodation

Luxury Tented Accommodation in a Big 5 Private Game Reserve While the Big Five experience...

Big 5 Weddings

Springbok Lodge has become a venue of choice to host smaller, intimate weddings and unions. Make the most of this unique venue

Safari Conferencing

The Springbok Lodge leads the way as one of only two Big Five conferencing venues in KwaZulu-Natal.




November 2017 Report

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Directions to The Springbok Lodge

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated 12km off the N11 which joins Ladysmith and Newcastle in KZN. The Reserve is located 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only, 3½ hours from King Shaka Airport in Durban, 4½ hours from OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg and just 90 minutes from the Drakensberg attractions. Please also see Google maps for more details.
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