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Comprising 20 thatched cottages with en-suite bathrooms and private verandas, Ngala Safari Lodge is a great choice for families and couples alike. Couples will also enjoy the luxurious Safari Suite, overlooking the Mopane riverbed.

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa
Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge
  • Fascinating history as the first private safari reserve to be incorporated into the world-famous Kruger National Park.

  • Enjoy a delicious sundowner from the outdoor lounge area, overlooking a picturesque watering hole often frequented by elephants and other animals.

  • Gorgeous thatched cottages, complete with private verandas, perfect for both couples and families alike.

  • Exhilarating Big Five wildlife encounters, with night drives and walking safaris.

Meaning ‘lion’ in Shangaan, Ngala was the first private safari reserve to be incorporated into the world-famous Kruger National Park – the largest wildlife sanctuary in South Africa. The area is teeming with wildlife, providing outstanding game viewing potential.

Each en-suite thatched cottage is carefully and tastefully designed. Private verandas have wonderful views over the waterhole and the bush beyond. The Safari Suite has its own sitting room, swimming pool and safari vehicle.

The main thatched dining, bar and sitting areas are open to the African bushveld and the large swimming pool looks out over a busy waterhole where elephants are frequently sighted. Delicious Pan-African cuisine is served in the candle and lantern-lit courtyard or in the dramatic boma (outdoor dining area).

In between game drives, you can explore the local bush terrain with an armed ranger who will educate you along the way about flora and fauna.

Ngala Safari Lodge is a fantastic choice for families.

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Top tip:

Have the full breakfast on return from your morning safari with bacon, eggs, pancakes, muffins, fresh pastries etc etc. It is an absolute feast and a real treat! You will need to go for a long bush walk afterwards!

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Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa

Ngala Safari Lodge lies on the western boundary of the Kruger National Park in the southern part of the Timbavati Game Reserve.

Ngala Private Game Reserve is easily accessed from Johannesburg by air or by road. Flights are available from Johannesburg to Nelspruit or Hoedspruit with a comfortable 2 hour and 45 minute road transfer to Ngala. Air charters to Ngala can be arranged flying directly to Ngala. If flying doesn’t appeal to you a 6 hour road transfer can be arranged on tarred roads from Johannesburg.

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