Experience An Exclusive Group Safari At Senalala Safari Lodge


For a well-deserved getaway after the lockdown, why not treat friends and family to an exclusive group safari at Senalala Safari Lodge. They offer an amazing group experience you don’t want to miss. Keep reading to find out more. 

Escape To Nature At Senalala Safari Lodge

Senalala Safari Lodge is a peaceful escape in the heart of Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, and it forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park.

They aim to provide their guests with an authentic wilderness experience, exploring the bush exclusively with a group of friends and/or family. Their lodge can accommodate up to 12 people, which gives ample space to relax and enjoy a well-deserved break away from the crowds. Post the national lockdown, Senalala is the perfect escape in the middle of the bush, where you can enjoy quality time with friends and family, surrounded by nature.

senalala safari lodge outside view of chalet and outside seating area

The lodge is set on the banks of the seasonal Ntsiri River, overlooking the waterhole which draws a constant flow of wildlife. Senalala Safari Lodge offers vast open spaces and a special kind of atmosphere that few other destinations can match. The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated to blend in with the serenity of the surrounding bush. All rooms have full en-suite bathrooms, as well as overhead fans and air-conditioning, with a focus on privacy, intimacy, and relaxation.

Amenities at Senalala include a big outdoor pool for guests to revitalize between morning and afternoon activities. They also have a fully equipped gym, where guests can keep up with their exercise routines while staying at the lodge. In the main lounge area, there’s a library as well as a coffee station and refreshment centre. They also offer unlimited Wi-Fi.

A wonderful open and shaded deck area overlooks the riverbed where guests can enjoy each other’s company, read a book or be on the look-out for animals coming to drink at the waterhole.

senalala safari lodge outside view of chalet and outside seating area

Book Their Exclusive Use Package

  • A minimum of 2 nights per exclusive group booking.
  • A maximum of 12 guests.

The Program

Arrival Day

  • Check-in is at 14:00.
  • A full briefing will be given on lodge rules, routine for the next couple of days, safety aspects, etc.
  • No lunch will be served on arrival day, but cake and coffee/tea will be served before the game drive.
  • Afternoon game drive.
  • Dinner will be a wholesome meal while guests have the opportunity to sit around the bonfire.

senalala safari lodge common room and bed room

Full Day(s)

  • Early morning wake-up with coffee and rusks.
  • Game drive with a coffee stop in the bush.
  • Upon return to the lodge, guests will enjoy a well-deserved brunch, then time to relax and unwind.
  • Cake and tea/coffee will be served before the afternoon game drive.
  • Afternoon game drive with a snack and sundowner stop.
  • Dinner will be enjoyed upon return.

Departure Day

  • Early morning wake-up with coffee and rusks.
  • Game drive with a coffee stop in the bush.
  • Breakfast.
  • Check-out is at 10:00.

senalala safari lodge safari game drive lions

The Rates

  • R24 000 per night for a maximum 12 people for a 2 nights stay.
  • R22 000 per night for a maximum 12 people for a 3 night stay.
  • R20 000 per night for a maximum 12 people for a 4+ night stay.
  • Levies are not included in the above rate.
  • The Exclusive Use Package is available from 01 August 2020 until 05 January 2021, subject to availability.

What’s Included & Excluded?

Included in your stay:

  • Accommodation in spacious en-suite chalets.
  • Dinner on arrival night.
  • Brunch and dinner on full days, as well as cake and coffee/tea before afternoon activity.
  • Breakfast on departure day.
  • Snacks on game drives.
  • Coffee, tea, sugar, milk, drinking water and juice as part of brunch/breakfast.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Activities are done by a qualified Senalala Guide.
  • Instead of game drive, you may substitute it for a walking safari (minimum 16 years of age).

Excluded in your stay:

  • Liquid refreshments in the form of alcohol and cool drinks.
  • Extra snacks.
  • Conservation levy of R300 per person per night.
  • Bed levy of R150 per person per night.
  • Klaserie Nature Reserve entry fee of R190 per vehicle (payable upon entry).
  • Personal insurance and medical emergency evacuation insurance.

senalala safari lodge safari game drive elephants and wild dogs

What To Bring

  1. Comfortable and durable clothing with neutral colours.
  2. A hat for sun protection and sunscreen.
  3. All-weather jacket for cooler mornings and evenings.
  4. Comfortable and durable walking shoes (preferably worn in) with good ankle support. Sandals can be worn in-between activities at the lodge.
  5. Cameras, binoculars, flashlight (for nighttime use around the lodge) and reference books.
  6. Water bottle.
  7. Malaria phrophylaxis, personal medication and first aid kits.
  8. All liquid refreshments and extra snacks (chips, nuts, crackers, etc).

Important Tips

  1. A self-drive journey from Johannesburg to Senalala is approximately 6 hours, so it is recommended to leave Johannesburg early morning on day of arrival, to arrive at 14:00 and in time for afternoon game drive.
  2. All guests have to complete an indemnity form on arrival.
  3. Malaria phrophylaxis are necessary – please consult your doctor.

For More Information

For more information or to book your exclusive group safari getaway, visit senalala.com.

You can also contact them on senalalacamp@gmail.com or 087 151 1739.

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