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Nambiti Game Conservancy

#3 of 8 things to do in Ladysmith Features Animals
Ladysmith, South Africa
+27 71 613 1849
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We saw 4 of the big 5

It was my first place that I visited for Safari and I wasn't disappointed at all. During our first... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2014
Karina P
Stunning reserve...

Loved our stay here in Nambiti Reserve at Esiweni Lodge over Christmas 2013 (please see my review... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2014
Key Largo, Florida
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Ladysmith, South Africa
+27 71 613 1849
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

It was my first place that I visited for Safari and I wasn't disappointed at all. During our first evening safari we and saw 4 of the big 5. We were very lucky with a lions, so the were really shoving themselves off. I liked...More

Thank Karina P
Reviewed January 10, 2014

Loved our stay here in Nambiti Reserve at Esiweni Lodge over Christmas 2013 (please see my review for that), we stayed 6 nights. This is a stunning reserve, with very diverse landscape as well as wildlife. We saw 4 of the big 5, including our...More

Thank DLady69
Reviewed December 30, 2013

We spent a great three nights in Nambiti. We had a great time at one of the lodges (Lion Valley Lodge) and I have written a nice review of that. Please look it up. What is not great about Nambiti is the quality of the...More

Thank AvH123
Reviewed November 8, 2013

The Kwa Cheetah breeding project is located within the Nambiti Private Game Reserve about 25km from Ladysmith on tar and good gravel roads. Pre-booking and allocation of a booking reference is essential for easy entry through the Nambiti South Gate. Although focussed on cheetah, the...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

You gotta visit if you are in the area - this is a desert-like atmosphere with wild but apparently domesticated animals because they are injured and recovering.

Thank itsmisc
Reviewed November 5, 2013

We spent the weekend 1-3 November in Nambiti on a Wildlife Photography course. The reserve is well stocked with game. If you are used to the open plains of the Kruger it is a little bit of a culture shock to see the steep valleys...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed November 4, 2013

We have been to Nambiti a couple of times and so far have stayed at both "Springbok Lodge" and "Elephant Rock Lodge". Springbok Lodge offers tented accommodation and Elephant Rock's accommodation is Chalets. The wildlife at Nambiti is spectacular and the rangers do their utmost...More

Thank Kerstin Z
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Despite being a private reserve, and hence limited in space compared to a place like Kruger, the ecological balance of the reserve seems well preserved. The animals are in great condition and we had some lovely sightings. There were quite a lot of vehicles on...More

Thank Gill_de_Bruin
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Clean and quiet. Although this is a private reserve it is left in a very natural state. Animals are not purposely fed or have any human interaction which makes it a special place unlike many other 'managed' reserves. Every day you will see something different...More

Thank jskphotography
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Fantastic Reserve. Clean, beautiful and the perfect spot to see the Big 5. The Reserve has a number of Private lodges which add to the experience. Perfect break and setting. Will certainly be back. Thank you.

Thank TurshaMiles
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