Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge
Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge is situated in the big 5, malaria free, Nambiti Private Game Reserve near Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal.

Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge offers the thrill of Big Five game viewing as well as the creature comforts of a top-class resort. A staff ratio of one staff member per guest ensures phenomenal service and personalised attention to detail. Relax on the deck next to the delightful pool or enjoy a sundowner on the main viewing deck overlooking the waterhole. The bar is an ideal meeting place for pre-dinner drinks.

Child friendly lodge at Big 5 Private Game Reserve KwaZulu Natal:
Elephant Rock is unlike other luxury safari destinations and welcomes families with children (regret no children under 3 years of age – unless the lodge has been booked for exclusive use only). Whilst being a child-friendly safari lodge, Elephant Rock does not take responsibility for the children’s safety whilst at the lodge or out on a game drive and asks that parents supervise their children at all times.

Safari Conferences and Workshops:
The lodge is ideal for small exclusive conferences or workshops for up to ten people. Exclusive use of the lodge allows a conference, activities and meals to be planned to the guests’ requirements.

Accommodation at Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge:
Abundant Big Five viewing is complemented by elegant air-conditioned accommodation and superb cuisine.

The sumptuous individual suites, each with full en-suite facilities, outdoor shower and private deck area have either sweeping views of the active waterhole, or indigenous bushveld with abundant bird life. There are five suites, including one family suite and accommodation at the lodge caters for a maximum of ten people. Attention to highly personalised service makes for a memorable stay.

Cuisine at Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge:
Elephant Rock is proud to offer its guests a selection of dining venues. Choose from a sumptuous dinner next to the fire in the main lodge on a cold night, a traditional meal complete with roaring fire in the boma, a meal under the stars on the magnificent deck overlooking the waterhole.

Our Chefs pride themselves on the preparation of mouth-watering dishes that appeal to guests from all walks of life. Breakfast is served upon returning from a game drive and consists of a combined Continental & English breakfast & hot dishes made to order. A light lunch is served prior to the afternoon safari and a sumptuous dinner awaits guests upon returning from the late afternoon safari. Guests’ individual dietary requirements are respected and visitors are requested to advise of any special dietary requirements at the reservation stage.

Elephant Rock is the perfect facility for a celebratory getaway. Sole and exclusive use of the lodge is available. Plan your own menu, time of drive and location of meals by arrangement.

The Elandslaagte battlefield and memorials of the British and Boers fall within the Nambiti Private Game Reserve boundary.

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve is located in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields, a short drive from the legendary Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana battlefields.

The original military hospital building still exists today. A comprehensive account of the Battle of Elandslaagte can be found in the publication, an extract of which is included here
R2395.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Babysitting Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Other
  • Team Building
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Cots available
  • Curio Shop
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Swimming Pool

Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge Activities:

Fishing: Fishing: Enjoy some quiet time at one of the many well-stocked dams fishing for Bass. Fishing rods are available at the Lodge

Battlefield tours: For the history enthusiast, trips to any of the nearby battlefields, including Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana, can be arranged.

Golf: Golfing enthusiasts can book at a golf course in the vicinity.

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Clothing & Accessories:

It is advisable to wear clothing in neutral colours and to be advised that in summer it can be very hot, just as it can be extremely cold in winter, especially on the game drives.

Sun protection is recommended throughout the year, but is paramount in summer.