Visitor Experience of the Year

Inyati Game Lodge

Inyati Game Lodge is situated in arguably one of the best game viewing areas in the world & most prestigious private conservation areas, the Sabi Sand Reserve (Wildtuin), adjoining the renowned Kruger National Park. Experience fantastic close-up’s with Africa's wildlife on every game drive.

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Turaco Lodge

Turaco Lodge is a guest house situated in Marloth Park on the boundary of the Kruger National Park. We offer luxury accommodation for a maximum of 6 guests at a time, ensuring personal attention. Activities available in the area include game drives, bird watching, bush walks, fishing, golf, day visits to Mozambique & Swaziland, night drives in Kruger National Park with Park Rangers.

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Protea Hotel Ranch Resort

Protea Hotel Ranch Resort is situated just 25km south of Polokwane and 2 hours north of Johannesburg. Our superior 4-star hotel is easily accessible from both the N1 highway and the R101 main road. Comprising of 1000 hectares of pristine Limpopo Province bushveld, Protea Hotel by Marriott Ranch Resort is uniquely different. Guests have the pleasure of experiencing viewing of 25 species of antelope including the rare and endangered sable antelope, hyenas, giraffes, zebra, wildebeest, impala, nyala, buffalo, lion sanctuary and over 200 species of birds, as well as the Kolobe Tented Bush Camp which includes team building facilities and tented accommodation ideal for groups seeking a true African bush environment. Our hotel boasts 150 rooms which includes 20 two bedroom self-catering units on the 12 Hole Par 3 Golf Course overlooking the Waterberg Mountains. We offer an impressive range of facilities, including four swimming pools, pool-side lapa and bar, two restaurants, kids’ area, fitness center and more.

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Amakhosi Lodge (Pty) Ltd

A royal hideaway offering exceptional service and luxury, amidst the African landscapes and breathtaking big five wildlife of the Amakhosi private game reserve. Here, time belongs to the rhythm of a timeless African beat and guests are given their own private kingdom. Amakhosi is a majestic destination where imperial treatment is customary, where no day is the same. From scintillating night safaris to culinary delight, Amakhosi offers an African Safari holiday like no other. makhosi is located in a blend of savannah, wetlands and mountains. The Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of Zululand's Mkuze River in Amakhosi private game reserve. Artistic décor, African fusion cuisine and prompt attentive service, makes AmaKhosi a bush lodge difficult to match elsewhere in Southern Africa. St. Lucia Wetlands and Sodwana Bay are a mere 2.5 hours away from the lodge and are well worth incorporating into your itinerary. Mozambique and Swaziland is also in close proximity The sight of a racing cheetah, smell of wild jasmine, and the cry of a Whalberg's eagle, together compliment this in the natural environment of river wetlands, valley bushland, umbrella thorn trees and thick bush grassland blanketing the mountains. From the moment you arrive at Amakhosi, you are scooped up in arms of royalty and sophistication with warm smiles and hot hand towels. The spirit of your journey lives here. Come and share it with us.

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Zebula Golf Estate & Spa

Upmarket luxury homes are tastefully designed and privately positioned so as not to impose on the surroundings. The Peter Matkovitch-designed golf course respects the environment, following the natural contours of the terrain, a masterful symphony of indigenous bush and landscaped areas. Surprising for its bushveld location, water supply is both abundant and sustainable, ensuring that the quality of the greens is unrivalled and that playing surfaces are always top notch. Naturally occurring game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbok, Red Haartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal, Warthog, Ostrich as well as many other indigenous species. Visitors and residents are able to walk, run, cycle or drive on the estate and get up close and personal with the wildlife, making a trip to Zebula a true back to nature experience. Those seeking the thrill of the Big 5 can be indulged at adjoining Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Zebula offers 3hr roundtrip game drives. Guests at Zebula can enjoy face to face encounters with elephants, while our resident cheetah take our wildlife experience to whole new level, further confirming our status as a golf and leisure destination unlike any other on the continent.

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Sibuya Game Reserve-River Camp

This personalised Big 5 private game reserve is so special and different that you can only access it by boat.  The luxurious tented camps are discretely placed in the indigenous forest on the river banks offering tranquillity only found in the wild.  Professional rangers assist you in enjoying every aspect of this pristine reserve to see the abundant birdlife and numerous animals on game drives, boat cruises, walks and even canoe trips.  A memorable adventure to Sibuya combines relaxation, fabulous service and top notch dining, you shall surely want to return, just as the name Sibuya implies.

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Sibuya Game Reserve-Forest Camp

River Camp A favourite amongst friends, families and sole-use groups, this small and intimate camp has four beautifully appointed tented rooms, all en suite. Discretely tucked into a small forest on the river bank, each tented room has been designed with its own unique layout in order to avoid felling trees and to protect as much of the site as possible. A light and airy design lets nature’s sights and sounds flood into the generously proportioned guest areas, creating a sense of oneness with the wilderness all around. Ground level pathways and large fold our sofa beds make River Camp particularly well-suited for those with children, and there’s even a playroom tent. Located on an ancient floodplain where an oxbow or billabong will one day form, the camp affords spectacular views of the river from its sweeping verandas. Sibuya’s rangers, some of the most experienced in the business, take pride in organising rewarding bush walks, personalised game drives and exclusive boat or canoe trips. Their love of the environment and enthusiasm for their work is infectious, and guests will find them to be not only knowledgeable guides bur also gracious hosts. Part of the purpose of a getaway is to relax! River Camp offers ample opportunity for guests to do this, and few pastimes can be more soporific than lying on a hammock with a book, listening to the birdsong in threes. At night, the soft glow of lanterns and distant roar of the ocean are the only distractions from the crackling outdoor fire. Forest Camp Perfectly situated on the banks of the Kariega River, but tucked unobtrusively into the indigenous bush, Forest camp offers a blend of essential comforts and warm, charming style. Richly coloured local textiles, in shades of rust and burnt orange, are used throughout in support of the regions weaving community. The camp, with its long wooden walkways through pristine thicket, has eight en suite tents, complete with luxury furnishings. Designed with a light footprint to protect the surrounding riverine environment, the camp affords views of game on both banks of the river and makes an ideal venue for weddings and small functions. With no schedules and absolutely no pressure on guests to do anything other than relax, this wonderful camp combines the finest in safari luxury with fabulous service and truly memorable game experiences. Top notch dining is an integral part of any visit to Sibuya with excellent South African wines served in the dining room, on picnics or under a canopy of stars in the wonderful open air boma. No destination can succeed without a loyal and dedicate staff. At Sibuya, the camp and hospitality teams are extremely friendly and helpful, and will go out of their way to ensure an unforgettable stay. The lush, sub-tropical vegetation ensures a high density of wildlife and guarantees one of the best game-viewing experiences in the country.

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Leopard Mountain

A Big 5 multiple award winning lodge, set within an Endangered Species Protected Area in the magnificent Manyoni Private Game Reserve, offering peace and tranquility with friendly hospitality. Our beautiful lodge has the most spectacular views in Zululand, from the river meandering below to the distant Lebombo Mountains.Our game drives take you through well stocked, unspoilt bush veld and endless rivers winding through indigenous forest, a birders paradise. Our guided walking safaris offer an intimate encounter with the African bush veld and wildlife, taking you to places beyond the reach of vehicles. Join our mid day waterhole lookout activity to watch an array of animals coming down to drink from our unique waterhole setting or indulge in a pampering treatment at our amazing Africology Spa. Luxury accommodation in 9 well appointed, stone chalets with a hammock and private plunge pool nestled in the cliff tops overlooking the river below. Our sought after chef will prepare your tantalizing meals, which can be accompanied by your choice of wine from our multi-award winning cellar.Entrust us with those special occasions. Our picture perfect backdrop lends itself as an intimate setting for a romantic wedding, honeymoon or just a well deserved break.

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Compassline Africa Tours

We are a destinations management company specialising in Southern Africa. Over and above our general packages, we include safari lodges, throughout South Africa, accommodating for all budgets, while still ensuring that our clients leave with an imprint of Africa in their hearts. Our markets are directed at both in-bound and domestic clients, to ensure that everybody experiences the warm hospitality, amazing food, culture, passion in uplifting the surrounding communities and exceptional safari's that our game lodges and reserves have to offer!

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Addo Elephant Lodge and Safaris

Set in the Zuurberg Mountains, Addo Elephant Lodge and Safaris, located just a short distance from Port Elizabeth, borders the Greater Addo Elephant National Park. This exclusive malaria-free conservancy offers exclusive elephant encounters. Explore and walk with our African elephants... Day visitors as well as lodge guests can enjoy an elephant encounter through the diverse valleys, plains and forests of the bushveld, whilst delighting in the flora and fauna. Observe the elephants within their natural environment and capture unforgettable moments with these majestic animals. An experience that will last a lifetime.

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AngloGold Ashanti

We offer a unique experience , with AngloGold Ashanti Board Room overlooking the white Lions Guest can enjoy their meetings, workshops , and exhibitions whilst listening to the lions roar . The Anglo gold Ashanti offers a stylish boardroom in a distinctively colonial setting that targets corporate and organizations requiring a fully functional venue to host corporate meetings, conferences and corporate work shops . The boardroom seats up to 50 delegates and has a lovely wooden deck overlooking the brown and white lions. Guest can have lunch on the deck that overlooks the lion enclosure

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Monkey Sanctuary

Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary in Hartbeespoort, North West Province is one of only eight free-release primate sanctuaries globally. Our primates are received on the basis of public donations, and supported by funding generated by our guided tours and sales of our curios. Primates, such as our squirrel, spider and capuchin monkeys, are given a new lease on life at Bushbabies Monkey Sanctuary. Previously raised as household pets, or bred for the pet trade, our monkeys are introduced to a wild world laden with waterfalls, lush vegetation, natural mountain springs and the chance to reside in as natural and environment as possible. Our goal is to give them the opportunity to live as they would in the wild.

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