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Mabula Game Lodge

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Exuding elegance and understated luxury, an Extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s majestic bushveld awaits at the exclusive Mabula Game Lodge, located just two and half hours’ drive from Johannesburg in the ‘Malaria Free’ Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province. Diverse landscapes, including grassland plains and rocky outcrops create the ideal habitat for the free roaming Big Five, as well as the little creatures that contribute to a magical wildlife experience that you’ll never forget!

Distinctly African in style, Mabula Game Lodge offers comfortable suites with luxury finishings. The soft neutral bushveld colours are complemented by large windows which allow the African Bushveld indoors allowing you to experience unprecedented comfort while enjoying the sights and sounds of Africa.

World class cuisine in a variety of dining venues, combines the enjoyment of rich tantalizing menus with the tranquillity of the bushveld. Numerous activities like bush walks and horse trails ensure that Mabula is a place where memories are made.

 
Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge

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Upon arrival, he distinct thatched peaks peeping over the tree-line with hints of burnt orange flashing through lush Leadwood indicate your imminent arrival at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, set on the banks of the Mluwati River in the heart of the Kruger National Park.

 
The unique and appealing architecture is a celebration of the local Tsonga culture and integrates the rondavel rooms with splashes of tribal design and the earthy tones which define the interiors. The overall effect encapsulates the hearty spirit of warmth and welcoming that is so characteristic of the Tsonga people. Expect an authentic encounter with the local Tsonga culture in extraordinary African bush surroundings.

 
When the sun has finally set, let the rhythm of the Shangaan ease, entertain, inspire and teach you. Sit on the deck surrounding the open-air fire and stare at the brilliant starry sky as you listen to a storyteller tell tales of local myths and legends.

Hamiltons Tented Camp

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Hamiltons Tented Camp continues the safari tradition of a bygone era, taking you back in history, incorporating comfort and luxury in the serenity of the African bush. This exclusive lodge in the world-renowned Kruger National Park has just 6 private luxury tents.
James Stevenson-Hamilton, the lodges namesake, left a legacy in his commitment to establishing the Kruger National Park in the same way a stay at Hamiltons Tented Camp, will remain etched in your memory for years to come.

Reminiscent of an Out of Africa experience and resplendent with early 19th century nostalgia including old steamer trunks, pith helmets, antique bathroom basins and hurricane lanterns, Hamiltons is a tribute to the pioneers whose vision resulted in the conservation of one of Africa’s prime wilderness areas.

 
The tents are nestled amongst the ancient Jackalberry and Sausage trees on the banks of the Nwatswitsonto River with exceptional views and the opportunity to witness spectacular sightings from these private settings.

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Imbali Safari Lodge
This exclusive lodge in the world-renowned Kruger National Park has just 12 private beautifully furnished suites. Each suite has a large king bed and romantic en-suite bathroom with magnificent views of the wilderness beyond.

 
The sparkling swimming pool at the Imbali Lodge area promises a refreshing dip while providing the opportunity to enjoy the rich and varied wildlife that comes to the Imbali water hole for a cooling drink.

 
Meals are served in Imbali Safari Lodges comfortable dining room where an impressive Jackalberry tree rises through the deck and Tsonga-styled thatched roof. Dinner may be served under the stars while you listen to the enchanting sounds of the surrounding bush coming alive at night. Meals are also served in the privacy of the suite on request.

 
Game drives are conducted on the private Mluwati Concession with access to the greater Kruger National Park.

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

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A tribute to the unique splendour of the African Wilderness, Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway towers over the landscape, combining modern African living, simplicity and an abundance of flavour with a unique wildlife experience. The understated luxury in pristine African bush settings, will leave you breathless.

 
Eight luxury suites overlooking the flowing Sterkstroom River, each one perched on the edge of the cliff, with a private deck and plunge pool, the ideal opportunity to view game from the privacy of their suites. Indoor and outdoor showers and bathrooms with breath-taking views, complement the seclusion of these spectacularly positioned suites.

 
Situated in the Malaria free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in the Waterberg Mountains, Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway is a special place where service is understood and luxury is elegantly understated.

The lodge offers a dramatic fusion of African and Western cuisine, far surpassing expectations of even the most discerning diner, with the addition of an extensive wine cellar that any wine lover would appreciate.

 
Extraordinary Update :
As of the 1st January 2016 the Imbali Lodges in the Kruger National Park, including Hamiltons Tented Camp, Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge and Imbali Safari Lodge are offering rates inclusive of accommodation, three meals, two safaris and beverages. Beverages that are included are mineral water, soft drinks, local wines and spirits and exclude premium brand beverages which are charged for separately.
In addition, Hamiltons Tented Camp, Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge and Imbali Safari Lodge offer FIT travellers complimentary road transfers from either Hoedspruit Airport or Skukuza Airport in the lodge transfer vehicle. Transfers must be requested at the time of booking and are subject to availability. Should the vehicle not be available, Extraordinary will book a transfer at an additional cost.