Ngala Safari Lodge

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Ngala Safari Lodge is situated in &Beyond Ngala Private Game Reserve, which shares an unfenced boundary with the world-renowned Kruger National Park. A spectacular diversity of wildlife moves through this immense wilderness, including breeding herds of elephant, leopard, spotted hyena, giraffe, large buffalo herds and white rhino.

Ngala Safari Lodge boasts 20 classic thatched cottages and the spacious Family Suite. Each ensuite cottage, with private veranda, exudes a romantic colonial ambiance with nostalgic safari memorabilia throughout. The lodge also provides a swimming pool, safari shop, waterhole, outdoor dining area and offers a unique children's programme.

How to get to Ngala Safari Lodge

Getting to Ngala would involve either a light aircraft flight from Johannesburg Airport directly to Ngala Airstrip or a scheduled SAA flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport followed by a one-hour road transfer. It is a six-hour drive from Johannesburg on excellent roads in a two-wheel drive vehicle.

Activities at Ngala Safari Lodge

Activities on offer include early morning and late afternoon game drives that continue after nightfall, interpretive bush walks and walking safaris with open air sleep-out option.

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Ngala Safari Lodge Reviews

Read what our previous clients thought of Ngala Safari Lodge

Client Score: 4.9 out of 5 based on 7 reviews 5 View more reviews
Ngala Safari Lodge

Stephanie & Ian Duncan

5

Would score this 6 if I was allowed. The accommodation was lovely, recently refurbished and although busier than Simbambili was of the same high standard. In this lodge we had more contact with staff in particular our Ranger who met us before each game drive for coffee and had dinner with us each evening. To celebrate our specical birthdays our 'butler' drove out one evening (30 mins from Lodge) set up special sundowners of bubbly, nibbles and birthday cake, very unexpected but absolutely lovely. We would return to Ngala quicker than Simbambili because of the staff and extra personal touches. The game drives here were slightly more exciting as this game reserve is not fenced and although we had to drive further and longer than in Simbambili the animals were more exciting to view.

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Ngala Safari Lodge

Ted Fahey & Maryann Barefoot

5

Could not have imagined anything better for this leg of the trip.

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Ngala Safari Lodge

Richard & Helene Poole

4

The lodge accommodation was not up to par No 'family' suites so had to house the family in two separate lodges which wasn't ideal. The guide and the trackers were fantastic and the butler too. Front office a bit odd and standoffish. The animal wildlife was the best we've seen. The food was excellent. The children's activities were very good too. Little touches were missing at this lodge (compared to pindha mountain); rucksacks and kiddie packs for the children, customised breakfasts and trips and activities which our last ranger organised for our family at pinda. There was an enormous group of visitors at the lodge during our stay and the place felt like a SAGA bus tour!! In short, fantastic safari and experience but poor lodge accommodation and too big to be '& beyond' with uniqueness.

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Ngala Safari Lodge

All South Africa Itineraries
Safari

Epic Two Reserve Kruger Safari with Mauritius Holiday

Days
15
Cost Per Person
From $4,600 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mauritius
South Africa
Locations
Sabi Sands, Ngala Private Game Reserve
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Extended Kruger Safari and Mozambique Family Holiday

Days
15
Cost Per Person
From $7,150 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mozambique
South Africa
Locations
Bazaruto Archipelago, Sabi Sands, Ngala Private Game Reserve
Azura Benguerra Pansy Island and boat

Luxury Kruger and Mozambique Safari and Beach Holiday

Days
15
Cost Per Person
From $7,700 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mozambique
South Africa
Locations
Bazaruto Archipelago, Sabi Sands, Ngala Private Game Reserve
lion

Cape Town, Winelands, Hermanus and Kruger Family Holiday

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
From $13,220 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Hermanus, Ngala Private Game Reserve