Once-in-a-lifetime Safari Specials for Locals

Take a break from the corona chaos and let us show you your beautiful country, the one that usually only foreigners get to see, the one you’ve only dreamt of before…

For a limited time only, while you can’t travel overseas – why not take a short drive/flight away from reality and indulge in the ultimate 5-star safari experience.

While COVID-19 international travel restrictions still apply in South Africa, you can now start booking local leisure trips to safari lodges and camps in your province and surrounds.

The peace and quiet, starlit skies, lions roaring and evenings around the boma fire have never felt so close.
We are so excited to prepare for the ultimate reopening that we have put together four AMAZING destinations and deals just a car ride away from Johannesburg.

These once-in-a-lifetime destinations are melting pots of rich African culture, 5-star luxury, breath-taking wildlife and peaceful indulgence.


Price: R5 900.00 per person per night sharing for SA residents.

Discount: 65% discount

MalaMala is one of the oldest and largest private Big Five game reserves and is world-renowned for some of the finest wildlife viewings in Africa.

It shares an unfenced boundary with the world-renowned Kruger National Park and lies strategically sandwiched between the Kruger and the Sabi Sand Reserve.
This understated luxury combines warm comfort and superb service with unrivalled views of the Sand River and surrounding bushveld.

Enjoy time on the expansive wooden safari deck, in the shade of a Jackal berry tree, overlooking the Sand River and evening meals around the traditional reed “boma”.

The MalaMala Game Reserve is a 6-hour drive from Johannesburg via Hazyview. Access to MalaMala is via the Sabi Sand Wildtuin, utilizing Shaws Gate.

Ts & Cs
The offer will be valid from the date of reopening until 18 December 2020 and only MalaMala Camp will be available.


Price: R4200.00 per person per night sharing for SA residents.

Discount: 40% discount

Arathusa Safari Lodge is primely located within the private Sabi Sand Game Reserve, bordering the unfenced Kruger National Park and just under 3 hour’s drive from Nelspruit. They are now open for local travel and are offering SA residents an amazing offer from only R 4 200 per person per night.

Arathusa puts an exclusive bush break on your doorstep and is ideal for a quick getaway! This will be your safari home away from home. The self-catering lodge gives your family and friends the pleasure of your own space and the freedom to explore your way. While it is self-catering, you’ll still enjoy every comfort and luxury that an Arathusa Safari Lodge stay has to offer.

Arathusa includes 13 individual luxury Suites, set off from the main lodge. Nine Suites look onto a waterhole that draws wildlife from across the reserve, and four more remote bush Suites each have their own plunge pool, affording guests the ultimate privacy.

Arathusa Safari Lodge rates include accommodation; meals; beverages and; twice-daily game drives in open safari vehicles; a guided bush walk and Wi-Fi.

Ts & Cs
The offer will be valid from the date of reopening until 20 December 2020 and only.

RockFig Safari Lodge

Price: R4500.00 per person per night sharing for SA residents.

Discount: 60% discount

Just over a five-hour drive from Johannesburg, you’ll find RockFig Safari Lodge, positioned near the banks of the dry Nhlaralumi River amongst high arching riverine trees. This Poetically secluded, rustic colonial-African style camp offers SA guests simple comforts in five-star settings. RockFig Safari Lodge is a family orientated property but conserves that safari romance one can only expect out in Africa’s open plains.

With only eight guests at a time, you have assured privacy. The perfect destination for some R&R, you will be woken by that first ray of morning light atop pure cotton linen. Stretch out onto the deck before taking an outdoor shower or rest those shoulders in a wonderful bath using the exclusive Terra Firma Range.

Head out for a couples massage or spend the day exploring the vast plains from the sky in a helicopter or hot-air balloon. If you’re feeling more romantic than usual, book a horse ride nearby and gallop into the distance.

Ts & Cs

These offers are valid from now until December 2020 and a minimum 4-night stay is required.
To find out more about this limited offer special and book your spot now click here.

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