Fly-In Safaris 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. lore. 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 Tswalu 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. nets. 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.