We have just got back from a three week trip to South Africa and our time at Ngala lodge was the highlight. I booked through the CC africa website and they were so helpful. We arrived at the lodge by a small plane and were transfered on a 4 x 4. The lodge was above and beyond all expectations. yes - we paid a lot of money - but not as much as you could have paid for a safari in the Kruger. the room was amazing, incredibly romantic.There was everything you needed and more. nothing was too much for the staff who looked after you. the food was out of this world and the safari drives were brilliant. Our ranger, Penny, was so knowledgeable and good fun. We had a drive every morning at 5.30 am and then one in the afternoon at 4pm. We saw every animal possible and were very lucky. the drives last for about three hours. every evening is different and you eat in a different place. At one point we even had a meal in the bush! Eating a four course meal whilst listening to lions roar is something else!!! We loved every minute and glad we participated in the buy three nights get four deal. We were sad to leave!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The romance and mystery of Africa come alive in 20 thatched cottages tucked under a dense canopy of tamboti trees at Ngala Safari Lodge. Exuding classical safari charm, the spacious veranda, with its wonderfully comfortable armchairs, looks out onto a popular waterhole. For pure indulgence, the Safari Suite offers an elegant sitting room, private swimming pool and exclusive use of a safari vehicle. Mouth-watering meals are served in the shade of an enormous weeping boerbean tree, while a large swimming pool lies on the edge of thick riverine woodland. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Ngala Safari Hotel Ngala Private Game Reserve
- AndBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge Ngala Private Game Reserve, South Africa