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from$316.98 Avg per night for 2 guests
per night

About Springbok Lodge

Experience the epitome of a perfect safari at the Springbok Lodge, where luxury meets nature in a breathtaking setting. With 21 exquisitely appointed tented suites, exceptional service, and delectable cuisine, every moment spent here will be unforgettable. Nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields, the lodge offers a picturesque escape like no other. Conveniently located on the main route between Johannesburg and Durban, it is just a four and a half hour drive from Johannesburg (approximately 400 km) and three and a half hours from the stunning coastal city of Durban. Moreover, th

Safari: 2 x scheduled game drives pppd are included in the rate - the duration depends on sightings and the weather on the day. Boma Dinners (weather permitting) Bush Breakfast ( " ) Fly fishing (seasonal) 1.2km Camp Walk (within our fenced area)

Beach: Sadly our nearest beach is in Durban (4 hours from the lodge)

Spa: Until further notice: Springbok Lodge is NOT offering any Spa Treatments.

Golf: Available at Ladysmith Country Club (located +- 25km from the Reserve)

Wedding Venues: Direct enquiries only.

Conference Venues: Conference + Big 5 right on your doorstep?30 seater conference - packages include projector, whiteboard, flip charts, stationery, sweeties, cordial + bottled water. One Game Drive per person per night included in conference package.

Family friendly: A jungle gym + plenty of open space to run around, pls bring small bikes for kids to ride on within the lodge grounds. Pools [not fenced] are available. Guests with children are asked to keep an eye on their children whilst using the pool area.

Romantic: Super romantic safari style tents, private, huge bathtubs (made for 2), private outdoor shower & romantic turndown on request. Private dinners available (no extra charge) should you have something special in mind [like popping THE question].

Covid Safety Approved: We have implemented thorough cleaning & sanitation processes throughout our public areas, guests tents and frequently touched surfaces. Sanitized Tent Keys will be placed in doors prior to check in. Sanitizing units available throughout the lodge.

Guided Safaris: Head out on the 2 game drives with your guide searching for the Big 5 & over 30 species of plains game which roam freely through the reserve. The Sundays River provides water through the Reserve attracting rare bird species, raptors & vultures.

Family Safaris: Our Family Unit tents offer a king bed & 2/3 extra single beds - ideal for families of up to 4 or 5. Cots available. Child-friendly menu for lunch & dinner. Kiddies dinner can go out on afternoon game drive. Small fridge available on request.

Camping Safaris: Escape to this wilderness; relax & celebrate nature and the small moments with us. Wake to the calls of the wild and enjoy picture perfect moments under the glorious African sky. 21 elevated air conditioned tents & outdoor shower.

 Sleeps 58
Check-in: 13:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 14 reviews
 Minimum stay: 1 Days

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Important Information

Pricing shown for a STANDARD TENT(per night) is based on 2 adults sharing per night.
Pricing shown for a FAMILY TENT (per night) is based on 2 adults and 2 children (aged 04-12yrs) sharing per night.
Please note: On check-in at the Woodlands Gate guests must know which lodge in the Nambiti Reserve they will be staying at as there are 11 privately owned and independently run lodges within the Nambiti Game Reserve.

Guest Reviews

Springbok Lodge Accommodation Springbok Lodge
4.5 out of 5 stars - 14 votes
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sharon schnell
August 2023
Love the Lodge, great setting and the accommodation and food were all equally good. One improvement that I felt could be made was to the inside flaps of the canvas which didn't close (velcro was not holding them up) and the cold was getting in. Other than that, no complaints at all.
trevor wishart
June 2023
we left with a sense of feeling that the guides were competing for tips, one guide ,on numerous occasions had derogatory remarks about another, knowing full well we were consigned to a different vehicle the following day.no hot water on the first night.
meta bakker
March 2023
We have had a lovely stay at Springboklodge. From the first minute until the last they took care of us. Peter was a great guide. The kitchen staff surprised my Mom and husband with a birthday cake.It was wanderfull
kilian vincke
October 2019
It was a very lovely experience. We had excellent food and the drives were very well guided. Thank you!
kosie haarhoff
November 2018
Special Place. Most importantly, we saw ALL game :)


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Vitality Collection
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
  • Air conditioning
  • All inclusive
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Full board
  • Lounge
  • Lunch
  • House Keeping
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Special offers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • AA Superior
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Springbok Lodge location

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Springbok Lodge is 9.9km from the centre of Ladysmith (KwaZulu-Natal) , the nearest airport 177km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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