Nyala Safari Lodge in Greater Kruger National Park, family-friendly, Game Viewing drives, Self-catering lodge, Game Lodge, Big 5, Balule Nature Reserve, Limpopo, Hoedpruit, Wild animals. You’ll love my place because of Game drives, Big 5, Nature reserve, Family friendly, Self-catering, Chalet accommodation, Central Kitchen facility, Ideal for small groups of 10 or less, the location, the views, the outdoors space. My place is good for families (with kids). Exclusive use Lodge max 12
is situated in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The
reserve forms part of one of Africa's most treasured and prolific wildlife regions. Nyala is located in Balule on the
western boundary of the Kruger National Park & forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Mohlabetsi South
offers you an encounter with the African Bushveld in your own way and in your own time. The riverine habitat, open
grasslands, mixed woodland and many vantage points and game hides ensure the opportunity of seeing a diversity of bird
and wildlife. Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard, Cheetah, and other African animals can be discovered during the
morning and evening safari activities with an open safari vehicle.
The lodge is on the banks of the perennial Mohlabetsi River (meaning "sweet waters"). The 5 large thatched rondavels
can accommodate sleeping for up to 14 sharing. The rondavels at Nyala Safari Lodge are graciously decorated, each
comprising an en-suite facility. A central kitchen - that is well equipped (refrigerators & freezers, electric stove/oven,
microwave, coffee machine with coffee, etc) - indoor & outdoor dining areas for the self-catering enthusiasts. A small
swimming pool surrounded by green lawn and shady trees.
The normal lodge rate of R7200 per night applicable to 10 persons is inclusive of accommodation, full use of all
lodge facilities, tea & coffee, 2 game drives (morning and evening) with an accredited and fully qualified Ranger.
We are happy to negotiate different quotations depending on the size of the group and duration of stay. A once-of
Reserve entrance/conservation fee of R100 per vehicle is payable with your accommodation invoice.
In our chalets/rooms you have the convenience of hair dryers, tea & coffee amenities with kettle, as well as a small Key Lock Safe in each room. We supply all linen, towels (for swimming too). Mosquito nets for all beds as well as insect screens in front of the windows and an insect screen door. The Lodge supplies toilet paper and is serviced daily by our
staff. Cleaning up and dish washing are included. In the kitchen we provide ground coffee for the coffee machine. We have 3 camping cots available for babies as well as 2 high chairs.
There is a good Pick ’n Pay, Spar & Lebamba situated in Hoedspruit for shopping or even last minute shopping. The
Butchery is good (next to Le Bamba – Bosveld Butchery). There are several bottle stores in town. We would suggest you do any last minute shopping in Hoedspruit before ambling along to Nyala.
Remember, wood is available at the camp at R20 per bag, if you don’t bring your own or if you want to stock up if
you don’t have enough of your own. You can pay this in cash on departure We don’t supply wood from the bush.
The water at Nyala is good for drinking. We have a water filter installed. For those who still prefer bottled water may bring their own. We have a back-up Generator during power outages
Interaction with guests
The Staff at the lodge is available when you have questions or need assistance with anything. The Lodge is serviced daily as well as the dining and kitchen area after each meal. The lodge is fully equipped. Bring your own food and drink supplies and prepare your own meals
Other things to note
Morning drive would go out around 6:00/6:30 for about 3 hours and evening drive around 16:00 for 2.5 to 3 hours. Gideon
who will be your guide will confirm the game drive times with you on arrival.
KINDLY NOTE THAT CHILDREN 2 to 12YRS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US ON OUR GAME DRIVES, HOWEVER; THESE DRIVES
WILL NOT BE ALLOWED WITHIN 50 METERS OF A BIG FIVE SIGHTING, HOWEVER THIS IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE
RANGER AT THE TIME OF THE SIGHTING. THIS ARRANGEMENT IS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE CHILDREN AS WELL AS FOR
THE REST OF THE PEOPLE ON THE GAME DRIVE VEHICLE.
SMALL CHILDREN MUST REMAIN QUIET ON DRIVES SO AS TO NOT INCONVENIENCE OTHER GUESTS AND OTHER GAME
DRIVES. UNRULY BEHAVIOUR WILL RESULT IN THE GAME DRIVE RETURNING TO THE LODGE AND CONTINUING WITHOUT
THESE CHILDREN / GUESTS.
- Bring own food & beverages
- Low risk Malaria area
- No catering - only self-catering
- Big 5 Game drives included
- Tea & coffee included
- 40minutes from closest town
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