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Your Gateway to Comfort and Adventure.

Indulge in a world of convenience and relaxation at our lodge, where every detail is meticulously crafted to enhance your stay. From comfortable and cozy accommodations to refreshing swimming pools, our facilities offer the perfect blend of comfort and adventure. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature while enjoying modern amenities such as our hearty meals at the restaurant, and exciting outdoor activities. Whether you seek a peaceful retreat or thrilling exploration, our lodge amenities cater to every traveler's desires, promising an unforgettable experience in the heart of Somkhanda Game Reserve.



Our boma is the heart of our lodge, where guests gather under the stars to share stories and forge unforgettable memories. Whether enjoying a traditional braai or participating in a group potjie, the boma is a cherished space for connecting with nature and fellow travelers.


Viewing Deck

Our viewing deck provides a prime vantage point overlooking the watering hole, offering guests a front-row seat to the captivating drama of wildlife interactions. Surrounded by the tranquility of the reserve, it's the perfect spot to relax, unwind, and witness the wonders of the African bush unfold before your eyes.



Our restaurant offers a cozy atmosphere where guests can savour delicious homemade dishes from our compact menu. From hearty breakfasts to home cooked dinners, each meal prepared with care by our local cooks.


Lodge Lounge

Our lodge lounge invites guests to unwind and immerse themselves in the comfort of our cozy space, complete with a selection of board games and books. Perfect if you're seeking a quiet moment of relaxation or a spirited game night when the rains are coming down.


Swimming Pool

Our swimming pool, nestled conveniently below the viewing deck in the main area, offers a refreshing oasis amidst the African heat. Guests can relax and cool off while enjoying uninterrupted views of the surrounding wilderness, making it the ideal spot to unwind after a thrilling day of safari adventures.


Self Catering Kitchen

Our self-catering kitchen, conveniently situated by the lodge rooms, is fully equipped to meet the needs of our guests. Whether you're preparing a quick snack or cooking a gourmet meal, you'll find everything you need to whip up culinary delights in the comfort of your own space.


Game Drives

Head out on a guided game drive, led by experienced field guides who provide fascinating insights into the wildlife and ecosystem of Somkhanda Game Reserve. For those seeking a more independent exploration, our self-drive options allow guests to traverse the reserve at their own pace, with 4x4 vehicles recommended for optimal access to remote areas.


Additional Activities

Enhance your safari experience with our array of additional activities, including interactive bush experiences, and thrilling tiger fishing expeditions at Lake Jozini. We pride ourselves in providing a true authentic bush experience. To ensure availability and seamless planning, these activities must be booked in advance,


Conservation Safari's

Immerse yourself in the heart of conservation efforts with our exclusive Conservation Safaris at Somkhanda Game Reserve. Delve into the vital work of protecting our precious wildlife through immersive experiences such as rhino dehorning & collaring, elephant darting & collaring, and lion darting & collaring. Gain firsthand insights into conservation practices with priority species monitoring sessions, where you'll assist in monitoring and tracking priority species within the reserve. Join our dedicated rangers on ranger patrol & snare sweeps, contributing to the ongoing efforts to combat illegal poaching and protect our wildlife. For the ultimate conservation experience, embark on an overnight ranger patrol, where you'll accompany our rangers on a night-time expedition, patrolling the reserve under the stars. Engage in meaningful conservation work while creating lasting memories on our Conservation Safaris at Somkhanda Game Reserve.

Book your safari today and be a part of our conservation journey.

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