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Before Broadway was Broadway and cats wore
leotrds and glittering masquerade, the big gats of
South Africa’s game reserves have been stealing the
show. Be introduced to the sights, sounds and
textures of eco-systems which have survived the
threst of human encroachment and become some of
the world’s most treasured nature preserves. . .
To bring the senses alive & quicken the pulse, we offer a spectrum of safari
experiences. Game viewing drives are daily highlights, and tend to include
such novel experiences as sundowners in the wild. The opportunity to track
lion, rhino and buffalo on foot is available for the stout of heart.

Prolific birdlife – for birders. Close encounters – for adventurers. A
photographic paradise – for happy snappers and enthusiastes. Wining and
Dining under the stars – for romantics. Creature comforts – to suit your needs.
An incomparable life – for everyone…

Visitors from all over the world come to South     lodge for any length of time, we have
Africa in search of its abundant wildlife,         showcased a few of the most well known
vigilantly tended in the country’s magnificent     lodges below in each of the areas.
game reserves and conservation areas.
                                                   Standard fly-in packages would include return
The main attraction of these reserves and          flights, transfers, accommodation, all meals,
conservation areas is “The Big Five” however,      game viewing activities , teas and coffees,
interesting indigenous flora & fauna,              services of professional game rangers and
abundance of general game and prolific bird        camp staff. At some of the lodges, all local
life completes the ideal bush experience.          beverages are included.

Whatever type of accommodation you choose,         To enhance your stay, helicopter excursions
you will soon learn to look, listen and            over the Blyde River Canyon and a picnic on
appreciate every tiny sound, every sight and       the Pinnacle can be arranged from some of the
smell of bush life, with the expert help of bush   lodges in the Greater Kruger national Park
rangers who are always eager to share their        area.
                                                   A minimum stay of 2 nights at any game lodge
Fly-In safaris are booked on a tailor-made         is recommended, however safaris of any
basis. Whilst, Jon Panos Tours can book any        duration can be tailormade.
Malaria-Free Eastern Cape Game Reserves
Malaria-Free Eastern Cape Game Reserves
The Eastern Cape offers malaria free game reserves with a wide variety of wildlife including the Big Five
in both national and private game reserves. The Addo Elephant National Park stretches from the ocean to
the Zuurberg Mountains and is famed for its elephants and diversity of game.

                                                Shamwari Private Game Reserve
                                                Shamwari, the 20 000 hectare, private game reserve is situated at
                                                the end of the Garden Route, only 45 minutes by road from Port
                                                Elizabeth. Accommodation is offered in six separate 5 star luxury
                                                lodges. Long Lee Manor, originally built in 1910, offers a distinctive
                                                Colonial experience as well as a spa. Bushmans River Lodge is a
                                                unique historical site with 4 luxury rooms decorated in an artistic
                                                African theme. Riverdene Lodge is a restored settler's lodge with 9
                                                en-suite suites. The ethnically decorated Lobengula Lodge is tucked
                                                deep in the valley bushveld offering 12 guests a tranquil, luxurious
                                                and exclusive getaway. Bayethe Lodge is a luxury lodge comprising
                                                12 tented suites, all with private decks and plunge pools, overlooking
                                                the Buffalo River. Eagles Crag, Shamwari's premier lodge, has 9
                                                detached suites, each with private deck and plunge pool. Shamwari's
                                                highly trained game rangers will accompany you on morning and
                                                evening game drives. The reserve hosts two Born Free Foundation
                                                Centres, providing a sanctuary for big cats as well as 3 fully equipped
                                                spas for pampering treatments.

                                                Gorah Elephant Camp
                                                Located in the heart of the Big Five, malaria-free Addo Elephant
                                                National Park, home to the highest density of elephant population on
                                                earth as well as 320 recorded bird species, Gorah was the first
                                                private concession ever awarded in a South African National Park. A
                                                Hunter Hotels property and member of Relais & Chateaux, Gorah
                                                offers an unforgettable, exclusive African safari adventure. Gorah
                                                Elephant Camp recaptures the authentic spirit and romantic mystique
                                                of safari from centuries past. Fully restored to its colonial splendour,
                                                Gorah House reflects the gracious elegance and opulence of a
                                                bygone era. After an exhilarating game drive or walk, retreat into one
                                                of Gorah's eleven luxurious tents, exquisitely furnished and fitted with
                                                en-suite bathrooms and private decks offering panoramic views
                                                across the savannah plains. Whether experiencing the majesty of
                                                elephant herds gathering by the waterhole, or encounters at
                                                matchlessly close range, the Gorah experience is totally unique. And
                                                perfectly compliments your Garden Route Adventure. With arguably
                                                the best elephant viewing in South Africa, Addo is also the domain of
                                                the Big 5, numerous antelope species and a wealth of birdlife.

                                                Blaauwbosch Private Game Reserve
                                                Blaauwbosch is an exclusive big five private game reserve. The
                                                reserve offers a unique and private African wildlife safari experience
                                                where guests can relax in comfort. Luxurious chalets are spacious,
                                                air-conditioned and have their own dressing rooms, full bathrooms,
                                                personal bathrobes, verandahs and mountain views of the beautiful
                                                Eastern Cape. Discover a wide variety of game on your African
                                                wildlife safari, including lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard, rhino,
                                                cheetah, giraffe, zebra, antelope, abundant bird life and rare flora on
                                                game drives with professional rangers. Enjoy fine dining with the best
                                                of local wines, with meals prepared by the resident chef.
 Malaria-Free Southern Kalahari

The Kalahari is a vast, mysterious wilderness, where          Range facing westward across the grasslands of the
each new day dawns over breathtaking landscape,               Kalahari. Designed to blend inconspicuously into the
virtually unchanged for ten thousand years. The               mountain range, Motse is flanked by 8 exclusive suites,
thornveld and sweeping sand dunes are home to some            which are unique in design. Curved stone and desert sand
of the world's most fascinating wildlife.                     walls are enclosed by organic shaped grass roofs, that dip
                                                              to the ground providing shade and sculpted beauty.
Tswalu is the most extensive private game reserve in
South Africa offering the excitement of a real Kalahari       Tarkuni is set powerfully amid two rolling mountain ranges
experience, where you can encounter the solitude and          in its own private area of the reserve. It is available to
endless space of a timeless land.                             families and small groups of up to 8 guests for the ultimate
                                                              African experience in total privacy. Both have air-
This 100 000 ha malaria free reserve is home to 12 000        conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with inside and
head of game including many endangered species, such          outside showers.
as the Desert Black Rhino, Sable and Roan Antelope,
African Buffalo and Kalahari Lion. Guest activities include   Facilities include: a lounge and dining area, library,
game drives, game walks, bird watching, astronomy,            traditional boma, gift shop, wine cellar, sun deck, outdoor
archaeology, horse riding, heated swimming pools and          heated swimming pool, telephone, safe and mini bar in
bush dining.                                                  each room, dedicated chef, private game viewing vehicle,
                                                              high powered telescope, laundry and valet services, spa.
Motse nestles at the foot of the Korannaberg Mountain
  The Greater Kruger National Park & Surrounds
The Limpopo Province and Mpumalanga offer a kaleidoscope of magnificent scenic landscapes, an abundance of bird and wildlife, a
fascinating cultural heritage and many nature based tourism opportunities. This is the land of premier game viewing areas, home to
the world famous Kruger National Park and surrounding private game reserves.

Adjacent to the bushveld is the dramatic escarpment with mountain vista’s, forests, canyons, waterfalls, colourful traditional
 communities and quaint pioneer towns. The scenically spectacular natural wonders include God’s window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes,
the Blyde River Canyon, the Three Rondavels and numerous cascading waterfalls.

Singita - Boulders & Ebony Camps             Londolozi Private Game Reserve                 Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve
Sabi Sand Game Reserve                       Sabi Sand Game Reserve                         Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Situated on 18 000ha of prime Big 5          Genuine       hospitality,     incomparable    Leopard Hills is situated in the Sabi Sand
game viewing land, Singita Private Game      leopard      sightings,      award-winning     Game Reserve, bordering the world
Reserve offers an unrivalled wilderness      bushveld camps and pristine landscape          famous Kruger National Park. Here the Big
experience in an exclusive private sanc-     make Londolozi the richest, most               5, Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Buffalo and
tuary.                                       authentic wildlife sanctuary in South          Leopard abound, and viewing them from
                                             Africa. Set amongst some of the highest        open game drive vehicles with our
Boulders and Ebony, 2 magnificent            concentrations of wildlife in the region are   experienced rangers at close proximity is
lodges overlooking the Sand River, allow     5 exclusive camps; Tree Camp, Pioneer          our speciality.
guests to interact with nature in a lavish   Camp, Varty Camp, Founders Camp and
milieu that has earned Singita the highest   the new Private Granite Suites. Elegance       With only eight luxurious glass-fronted
international accolades for exceptional      and simplicity are the hallmarks of the 6      suites, complete with their own private
standards in accommodation, service and      intimate suites at Tree Camp. Suspended        deck and rock plunge pool.
cuisine.     Each lodge has its own          over the Sand River, the Granite Suites,
distinctive character and accommodates                                                      Awaken your senses with an invigorating
                                             offer an unforgettable experience for no
                                                                                            massage, in the comfortable Sala, or
just 24 guests in 12 air-conditioned         more than 6 guests. In Pioneer Camp the        partake in a scenic helicopter flight over
suites. Guests enjoy the complete            500-year-old riverine forest that shades       the Blyde River Canyon. Experience our
exclusivity of a private pool and game       the 6 exclusive suites provides a dramatic     early morning and late afternoon/evening
viewing deck, spacious interiors, fire-      backdrop for the camp's celebration of         game drives in search of Africa's
place, en-suite bathroom and inside and      the past. At the heart of Londolozi stands     fascinating wildlife.
outside shower.                              the Varty camp with 8 elegant chalets and
                                             2 suites. In Founders five idyllic chalets     The lodge offers the highest standards of
Singita also boasts 2 camps in a Kruger      repose in the shade of ancient trees           service and fine cuisine and not least of all
National Park Concession – Lebombo &         along the banks of the Sand River.             a warm, friendly and fun-filled atmosphere,
Sweni. All lodges are Relais & Chateaux.                                                    which is a special feature of Leopard Hills.
  The Greater Kruger National Park & Surrounds

Royal Malewane                                Tintswalo Safari Lodge                        Tanda Tula Safari Lodge
Thornybush Game Reserve                       Manyeleti Game Reserve                        Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Royal Malewane is one of Africa's most        Tintswalo Safari Lodge is set upon the        Renowned as the most luxurious tented
luxurious lodges, renowned for providing      banks of Nwaswitsontso seasonal river         camp in South Africa, Tanda Tula is set
the pinnacle of luxury Big 5 game             bed amongst an ancient grove of               amidst thousands of acres of pristine
viewing.                                      Sycamore fig trees and riverine               wilderness in the Timbavati Private Nature
                                              vegetation. The lodge is situated in the      Reserve. With a handful of visitors and a
Set amongst a canopy of indigenous            Tintswalo concession within the greater       limited number of game-viewing vehicles,
trees, the 8 luxury suites, each with its     Kruger National Park.                         the words "private", "secluded" and
own wooden deck, rim-flow pool and                                                          "tranquil" best describe the Tanda Tula
thatched gazebo, are linked by walkways       Accommodation comprises 6 Luxury              experience. The open plan lounge and
to the main lodge. The Royal and              Explorer Suites, all with an intimate         swimming pool overlook a waterhole.
Malewane Suites accommodate 4 guests          plunge pool, full en-suite facilities, an     Tanda Tula's passionate and professional
each, with complimentary butler services,     indoor/outdoor shower, extra length king      rangers and trackers, together with the
private chef and up to 4 massages per         size beds, bar facility, air-conditioners,    excellent cuisine, assure you of an
suite per day.                                fireplaces, overhead fans and mosquito        enhanced bush experience.
The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa                                                       Twelve luxuriously thatched East-African
is perfect for guests seeking relaxation or   The Élan Vital Spa is privately situated      tented suites, all with en-suite bathrooms,
rejuvenation. This sanctuary comprises        and has internationally trained therapists.   outdoor showers and private decks, are
an indoor and outdoor treatment area,         Game viewing is enjoyed in luxury             situated on the banks of the Nhralumi
gym, double treatment rooms with spa          individually seated open Land Rovers          River.
baths and a Vichy shower, 4 casitas for       with teams of highly qualified rangers and
post treatment relaxation and a heated        Shangaan trackers. Exclusive and highly       The Resident Elephant Research Project
lap pool. Treatments are inspired by          personalised safaris include game drives      offers guests a unique experience to hear
African Rituals using indigenous oils and     and bush walks.                               first hand about current projects taking
traditional ingredients.                                                                    place.

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