Safari Lodge - 5 Star- Full Board with 2 Eco-activities per night stay
At the foot of the Lebombo Mountains on the shores of Lake Jozini, our 5 star graded White Elephant Safari Lodge captures the history and romance of the colonial era. Eight luxurious safari tents, each with ball and claw bath and outdoor canvas shower, provide a secluded retreat in the unspoilt Pongola Game Reserve wilderness. Stylish dining, sophisticated simplicity, attention to detail; sweeping views and a myriad bush and water-based game activities promise a unique African experience.
Safari Lodge 2013/2014
1 Nov 13-30 Apr 14
|1 May 14-31 Aug 14
|R 3230,00||R 4860,00||R 2420,00||R 3640,00|
We regret no children under 12 years allowed, except under special terms & conditions.
The following services & facilites are included:
- Accommodation in our Luxury Safari Tent Suites.
- Pre-activity continental breakfast, brunch (late breakfast) & Dinner.
- Afternoon tea (high tea), daily coffees, teas, juices, cakes, snacks and savories,
- Two eco-activities per day which include game drive, guided walk, boat cruise, tiger fishing, guided elephanting, black rhino tracking or canoeing - depending on weather conditions.
- Soft drinks, bottled water, local beers and house wines, activity drinks.
The following services & facilites are excluded:
- Gate Entrance Fee: R 20 per vehicle (R 50 after hours: 18h00-6h00) payable at the gate.
- Non local beers, all spirits, select wines.
- Laundry services
- Curio purchases
- Transfers to and from camp.
NOTE: Strict gate hours of 06.00-18.00, arrengements need to be made for late arrivals. Road from gate to lodge is a 12 km gravel road, can be driven with normal sedan.
Private Bush Villa - Self-Catering
Situated in the beautiful Pongola Game Reserve, this unique lodge can now be exclusively hired for a totally private bush experience. Thatched en-suite chalets are generously spacious with quality linen and overhead fans. Open plan kitchen, dining room, bar and swimming pool with spectacular views ensure a “close to nature” relaxed ambience. Venture into the wilderness with a field guide on bush walks, game drives, boat cruises or cast the water for tigerfish. White Elephant Bush Camp is an ideal escape from the busy hurried world for families and friends.
2014: Rates & Tariffs: 01 November 2013 - 31 October 2014
|Minimum fee (1-8 guests):||R 4240,00 per night for camp|
|More than 8 guests:||R 530,00 per person per night|
|Children:||R 265,00 per child (under 12) per night|
|Children under 3||FREE|
|Cook||R 200,00 per day (advance notification essential)|
|Guide & Vehicle: (Game Drive)||R 200,00 per person (min R 1200,00 per vehicle)|
|Guide & Boat: (Boat Cruise)||R 250,00 per person (min R 1500,00 per Boat)|
|Guided Walks||R 120,00 per person (min 2 guests)|
|Canoeing||R 200,00 per person (double canoe maximum 3 people)|
no children canoeing or walking under the age of 12
Rate includes: Accommodation, daily housekeeping services, V.A.T.
Rate excludes: Meals, beverages, telephone & fax, laundry service, personal purchases, all activities, additional activities (marked* below), transfers to and from the camp, and R 25,00 (R 50 after hours: 18.00 - 06.00) gate entrance fee (per vehicle) payable at the gate.
Special Package: We can stock up the kitchen with your ‘grocery’ (food & beverages) list subject to two weeks notice. Cost depends on your order.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES / OPTIONAL EXTRAS*:
Elephanting R 350,00 p.p. no children under ages of 16 years
Rhino Walk R 350,00 p.p. no children under ages of 16 years
Fishing or Boat Hires*:
|Boat Hire||- Half day (Max 6 guests)||R 1.000,00|
|- Full day (Max 6 guests)||R 1.750,00|
|- Half day (Max 16 guests)||R 1.750,00|
|- Full day (Max 16 guests)||R 2.750,00|
Fishing Rod Hire per day R 70,00 per rod per day (+ additional charges for any lost or broken tackle)
Bush Camp can accommodate up to 16 guests as follows:
Twin beds (can be converted on request) en-suite bathroom with shower (A ball’n claw bath has been placed under an old Marula tree some distance into the bush from the suite. Hot and cold water is on tap and the bath has been screened by a woven-stick “wall” (in traditional Zulu style) to ensure total privacy.)
twin beds, en-suite shower
twin beds, en-suite shower and bath
family unit, en-suite shower. Twin beds in main room, 2 x single beds in children’s adjoining room
UmKhaya is a private self-containing thatched cottage, with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen & lounge, and large verandah.
It is within short walking distance of White Elephant Bush Camp, and the cottage can be booked on its own or as part of Bush Camp if group is more than 16 guests.
1 November 2013 – 31 October 2014
|Minimum fee (1-4 guests):||R 2120 per night for cottage|
|Children under 3||FREE|
|Guide & Vehicle : ( Game Drive)||R 200 pp (minimum fee R 600 per Vehicle)|
|Guide & Boat: (Boat Cruise)||R 250 pp (minimum fee R 800 per Boat)|
|Guided Walks||R 150 pp (minimum of 2 guests per guided walk)|
|Canoeing||R 150 pp (double canoe maximum 3 canoes)|
|(No children canoeing or walking under the age of 12)|
Accommodation, daily housekeeping services, V.A.T.
Meals, beverages, telephone & fax, laundry service, personal purchases, all activities, additional activities (marked * below), transfers to and from the camp, and R 20 (R 50 after hours: 18h00-6h00) gate entrance fee (per vehicle) payable at the gate.
Note: There is no restaurant in the Reserve so all food and drinks need to be brought with.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES / OPTIONAL EXTRAS:
*Elephanting R 350.00 pp (no children under the ages of 16 years)
*Rhino Walk R 350.00 pp (no children under the ages of 16 years) *Boat Hire - Half day (Max 6 guests) R1000.00
- Full day (Max 6 guests) R1750.00
- Half day (Max 16 guests) R1750.00
- Full day (Max 16 guests) R2750.00
*Fishing Rod Hire per day R 70.00 per rod per day (+ additional charges for any lost or broken tackle)
50% deposit required to confirm if booking is more than 6 weeks prior to arrival date
100% required if booking is less than 6 weeks prior to arrival date
Balance and extras to settle on departure by cash or credit card (Visa, Master Card or American Express)
CANCELLATION FEE POLICY:
100% payable if cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival date
75% payable if cancelled one to four weeks prior to arrival date
50% payable if cancelled four to six weeks prior to arrival date
25% payable if cancelled six to eight weeks prior to arrival date
For special packages and rates please contact us directly.
Tel: +27 (0) 34 4132489
Fax: +27 (0) 34 4132499
Mobile: +27 (0) 82 945 7173 (AH)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Dr Heinz Kohrs Direct:
Cell: +27 (0) 83 255 0742
P.O.Box 792, Pongola, 3170, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa