Time stopped at White Elephant Safaris
Nature has taken back its rights, in this magical place.
An enchanting stay.
A beautiful place and so calm, the team is perfect.
A Boat Cruise on Lake Jozini
Glamping at White Elephant
- "a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping."
A birding Destination.
Excellent birding spot with almost 400 resident species of land and water birds.
Pongola Game Reserve is the world’s second-oldest private reserve and the oldest in Africa, dating back to 1894. Here, at the shore of the 15000-hectare Lake Jozini and at the foot of the majestic Lebombo Mountains you will find White Elephant Safaris. It is a place with magic and soul inspired by a dream and created with passion.
Reconnect with nature and each other when staying in AfriCamps’ fully equipped self-catering glamping tents in Pongola Game Reserve with a stunning view of Lake Jozini and the bush.» Find out more about AfriCamps at White Elephant Safaris
We are passionate about conservation and offer a superb Black Rhino tracking experience, as well as fascinating Elephant research activities. We also offer the conventional activities such as game drives, educational bush walks and incredible boat cruises on Lake Jozini. These varied activities as well as the chance of catching tiger fish and brilliant bird watching possibilities, make us a truly unique South African Safari experience.
White Elephant Safaris offers an ideal self catering escape from the busy hurried world for families and friends with various self catering accommodation options to suit all needs.
Enjoy a self catering bush getaway while experiencing all the thrills of an established private game reserve where buffalo, elephant, rhino, leopard, hyena, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, warthog, 12 different antelope species, and over 350 bird species roam the plains and grace the skies. The occasional splashes of hippo, crocodile, and tigerfish in Lake Jozini provides an exciting water-based safari experience. Safaris, guided bush walks, tiger fishing on Lake Jozini and sundowners by the pool at your camp are some of the must-dos during your stay. Spend a day in the life of a rhino and elephant researcher and uncover all the mysteries of these majestic, but vulnerable creatures. The experience when staying with us are both thrilling and educational and will give visitors an insightful view of conservation.