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Welcome to Nyala Safari Lodge

Affordable, Big 5 Safari Lodge, set on the banks of the Mohlabetsi River, in the Greater Kruger National Park

Welcome! Wozani! Wamkelekile! Amukela! Welkom!
This is Nyala Safari Lodge, a secluded oasis of tranquility set
amongst ancient jackalberry and Boer-bean trees on the banks
of the Mohlabetsi River in South Africas Mohlabetsi South Nature
Reserve, located deep in the heart of Balule Private Game Reserve
and part of the legendary Greater Kruger National Park.

Time stands still here, allowing you to escape the stress of modern
life and reconnect with nature in a pristine African wilderness
where the Big Five roam free. Here you can marvel at the beauty
of iconic wildlife species, experience the thrill of guided game
drives in open vehicles, led by one of our professional, qualified
safari guides and discover the magic that is wild Africa.
With the option of either inclusive full-board or exclusive self-
catered accommodation (over weekends only) in five beautifully
appointed, en-suite thatched chalets, Nyala Safari Lodge offers the
perfect authentic safari retreat for couples, groups of friends or
families, giving you the chance to unwind, relax and reboot.

Launch Special

We are proud to offer a special launch 5 Night Package priced at R15,950 per person sharing.

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Safari Lodge - Accommodation

Our five thatched chalets, known as rondavels, are designed in the traditional way and can accommodate a maximum of 14 guests at any one time. Constructed to be fefreshingly cool in summer and warm in winter, the decor is designed to echo the wonderful colours and textures of the wilderness

Nyala Safari Lodge - Accommodation

Constructed to be refreshingly cool in summer and warm in winter, the decor is designed to echo the wonderful colours and textures of the wilderness, with splashes of colour inspired by the traditions and heritage of the local Shangaan people.

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Safari Lodge - Facilities

Our facilities have been designed to offer you everything to make your African safari experience exceptional, from our fully equipped kitchen where meals are lovingly prepared for you to our indoor and outdoor dining areas our cozy lounge and bar and our tempting splash pool in the gardens.

Nyala Safari Lodge - Facilities

Our facilities have been designed to offer you everything to make your African safari experience exceptional, from our fully equipped kitchen where meals are lovingly prepared for you to our indoor and outdoor dining areas

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Safari Lodge - Dining

If you prefer to opt for an exclusive, self-catered option (available over weekends only for groups of a minimum of 10 people) then our wonderful kitchen becomes your own private hub and the heart of your home away from home, where lifelong memories are made along with hearty meals!

Nyala Safari Lodge - Dining

Traditional dinner delicacies like braaivleis and pap (the South African version of barbecued meat and grits) and potjiekos (a stew prepared in a cast-iron pot) are regularly prepared over open fires in our boma, while guests relax around a crackling fire with drinks in hand, sharing stories of the days' adventures with their guides.

Game Viewing Big 5 Greater Kruger National Park Area

This is the reason you come to the bush, to explore its wonders and learn about the amazing flora and fauna which call it home…

Your safari at Nyala Safari Lodge is all about giving you an authentic African experience, where you can learn about the wonders of the wilderness from professional, qualified safari guides and understand the incredible way that plants and animals have evolved to live in complete harmony as part of a marvelously intricate extended environment.

From the fabled Big Five – elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard – to the smallest insects and birds – the African bush is filled with incredible flora and fauna and is, quite simply, breathtakingly beautiful.

Game drives at Nyala Safari Lodge take place twice a day, early in the morning and late in the afternoon. They last approximately three hours. We use open safari 4×4 vehicles which immerse you completely into the surrounding eco-systems, allowing you maximum viewing opportunities as we traverse the network of roads and trails on the reserve. Your experienced safari guides will share their years of experience and knowledge with you, helping you to understand the ways of wild Africa and giving you fresh appreciation for the world around you.

Please let us know any areas of particular interest, so that our guides can help you to get the very best out of your safari experience. We have a range of field guides and reference books on hand, because game viewing doesn’t stop in between game drives, as there are always birds and animals to be spotted in and around the lodge.