Deep in the bushveld is Bush Lodge, which has earned a reputation of warmth, service excellence and personalised attention. Each of the 25 suites, including the Mandleve Presidential Suite and the magnificent Luxury Villas, are air-conditioned with huge en-suite glass fronted bathrooms and al-fresco shower leading onto a private patio. With ample space to relax, unwind and savour in the tranquility of the bush, you can choose to join morning and evening game drives to encounter the Big Five at your own pace
Designed specifically to maximise relaxation and indulge in the tranquility of the bush
The Reserve is home to the Big Five, as well as cheetahs, wild dogs and more!
Daily game drives in private vehicles
Guided walking safaris will be sure to bring you closer to the wildlife and many natural medicinal plants
Access to Elefun Centre for the children! Perfect stay for families
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Arrive in Skukuza airport and transfer to Bush Lodge
Day 2: Morning game safari & afternoon walking safari
Day 3: Morning & evening game safari
Day 4: Depart Sabi Sabi for your transfer to Skukuza airport
*Sabi Sabi Private Reserve also offers luxury stays at Selati Camp, Earth Lodge and Little Bush Camp.
Day 1: Arrive to Skukuza Airport and transfer to Bush Lodge
arrival to Skukuza Airport, you will be met by a Sabi Sabi Ranger and transferred to Bush Lodge.
After checking in to Bush Lodge, enjoy a refreshing cocktail and a
welcoming orientation. Settle in and take your time to appreciate the
vibrant and eclectic mix of furnishings and décor garnered from all
corners of the African continent. Enjoy a selection of high tea treats
before you set off on your late afternoon/evening safari with your
Ranger and Shangaan Tracker team, to view Africa’s wildlife in their
natural habitat viewed from the comfort of your open safari vehicle.
In the evening, return to the lodge for a sumptuous dinner, which is presented by the Head Chef.
Lunch & dinner included.
Day 2: Morning game safari and walking safari
up to a light breakfast before setting out on your morning safari.
Bring your camera and get ready to tick the Big Five off your list!
Follow in the footsteps of your experienced rangers to track the mighty
Leopards, Lions, Buffalos, Rhinos and Elephants!
Return to the camp for a hearty breakfast. You will have the option
to join an environmental awareness walking safari. The rest of the
afternoon is spent at your leisure where you can soak in the serene
surroundings of the bush and enjoy the camp's facilities.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner included
Day 3: Game Safaris
morning starts off with a safari team for a 3-hour game drive. After
returning to the camp, enjoy a delicious breakfast and spend the day at
leisure. Browse the boutique shop for some safari memories or spend the
morning on the deck of your private suite, enjoying the sounds and
sights of nature.
After a leisurely lunch, there is still time to enjoy the environs of
Bush Lodge – perhaps enjoy a relaxing spa and massage treatment at Amani Spa or unwind by the swimming pool and viewing decks to observe regular wildlife that regularly visit nearby waterholes. Families are well-catered for at Bush Lodge and children of all ages can enjoy games at the EleFun Centre!
Breakfast, lunch & dinner included.
Day 4: Depart Sabi Sabi
Spend your morning departing on a final game drive safari before it is time to leave
behind this unforgettable stay and bid farewell to the amazing staff.
Our representative will transfer you to Skakuza airport for a
scheduled flight back to O.R Tambo International Airport and in time for
your outbound flight.
Departs - Daily (11 January - 19 December)
Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge
To maximise privacy and intimacy, Bush
lodge has 25 suites in total including 2 Mandleve Presidential Suites
and Luxury Villas with each suite featuring en-suite bathrooms and
al-fresco, glass-fronted showers, with wonderful views of the bushveld.
The two swimming pools
and large covered viewing decks overhanging the Msuthlu riverbed are an
invitation to cool off in the filtered water or sit in comfort while
spotting game at the well-utilised pan. An exquisitely furnished lounge,
atrium and intimate bar area are perfect meeting places for friends old
and new. As an extra indulgence, the at Bush Lodge offers the ultimate African Spa experience.
All 21 Luxury Suites are air-conditioned with glass-fronted indoor showers, giving you a feeling of ultimate relaxation and freedom.
Mandleve Presidential Suite
The Mandleve Presidential Suite is an
ultra-luxury suite perfect for honeymooners or those looking for
sumptuous accommodation. Its spacious interior comprises a huge bedroom
with king-size bed, beautiful en-suite bathroom with outdoor shower and
open plan lounge leading onto a private patio and private pool.
Furnishings and décor are luxurious –
crisp natural linens, gorgeous draped mosquito nets, real African art,
rich textures and colours. The Mandleve Presidential Suite comes with a
private safari vehicle and ranger & tracker team.
Two exquisite new Luxury Villas at Bush Lodge have been created as an
extension of the lodge’s philosophy of being the first choice in your
safari destination in Africa. The suites exude luxury and comfort in the
contemporary Bush Lodge style.
A huge master bedroom with king sized draped four-poster bed leads onto
an en-suite bathroom complete with indoor and outdoor shower and his
& her baths. A second bedroom which leads into a private bathroom
featuring a big bath and open ‘rain’ shower. The Luxury Villas also include private safari vehicles.
Service of qualified rangers and trackers
Activities as specified
All meals during the stay
Standard alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
What's not included?
Arrival/departure taxes or reciprocity fees, visa fees where applicable
Guest conservation contribution**
Any items not mentioned as included
Internal flights are included between O.R Tambo International Airport and Skukuza Airport.
**Guest conservation contribution (GCC)
This payment is collected on behalf of the Sabi Sand Wildtuin and
at an additional per person/per night cost of R$100 in 2017, and R$114
***The published rates quoted are for our 3-nights fly in package. Shorter or longer stays are also available, please contact us for nightly rates.
Hotel rates are based on lead-in rooms. Other room types and hotels are available. Rates are subject to change and different rates may apply during holiday seasons and special events.