Best Game Lodges of Africa

Madikwe Safari Lodge

Africa Safari Co

Untainted and Unaffected Wilderness

The Madikwe Safari Lodge, located northwest of Johannesburg along the Botswana Border, is 75 000 hectares of picture perfect scenery.

The Madikwe Safari Lodge has elegant, fresh and contemporary décor even though every brick, stone and column is almost a direct extension of the earth. The Lodge perfectly integrates nature with comfort and style making this destination a must experience in the South African wilderness.

Madikwe has three lodges to cater for a large range of visitors including Lelapa, a family lodge, Dithaba, a friends or family lodge and Kopano, a more intimate lodge for families with children over 16 or a small group of friends.

Madikwe Safari Lodge boasts loads of Safari orientated activities as well as a spa and wellness centre, star gazing opportunities, plenty of things to do for families and beautiful areas for weddings and honeymooners.

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

Africa Safari Co

This luxury safari lodge is sculpted into a slope of the earth, making it a best kept secret, using texture, light and space to present a lodge like no other. The Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is also considered the most environmentally sensitive lodge in Africa.

If you love to immerse yourself in nature then the Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is an incredible experience, opening your eyes to the beauty of the South African landscape and providing you the opportunity to revel in the calmness of the bushland.

Each suite in this luxury lodge feature individually designed furniture, a private plunge pool, an en- suite glass fronted bathroom and indoor and outdoor showers.

The Amber Presidential Suite is absolutely stunning with a magnificent carved wooden headboard and a deep egg-shaped bath, a steam room, study and kitchen offering a truly unique experience.

The Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge also boasts an indoor/outdoor dining area overlooking a waterhole and unending bushveld, a secluded library, art gallery, meditation garden and an underground wine cellar with an impressive and rare wine collection. The Amani Spa is also an experience you must indulge in as well as the “Gym with a View”.

Everything at the Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is there for your indulgence to relax, explore and combine one with nature in a truly peaceful and calming atmosphere like no other.

Shumbalala Game Lodge

Africa Safari Co

The Shumbalala Game Lodge is one of South Africa’s best kept secrets…located in the vast wilderness of South Africa’s hot northern plains, adjacent to the famous Kruger National Park.

Shumbalala Game Lodge has everything you need to make your experience unforgettable from bush walking in the Big 5 Thornybush Game Reserve, sunset safari’s, wine cellars, pools, al-fresco dinners or candle lit indoor dinners. Be spoilt for choice with four different luxury suites or the Presidential Suite all with private viewing decks and picture window bathrooms

Special Offer

Combine your stay at the exclusive Franschhoek Country House & Villas and the Shumbalala Game Lodge and receive an extra special special!

  • Franschhoek Country House & Villas: book two nights in a Villa Suite a complimentary dinner on the one evening and spa treatments to the value of R500
  • Shumbalala Game Lodge: book three nights in a Superior Suite and receive a complimentary upgrade to the Presidential Suite.