Experience a thriving game reserve with lodges, tents and villas in the bush

Lalibela Game Reserves boasts 6 lodges set in the malaria-free bush of the Eastern Cape. From secluded thatched lodges to a homey exclusive-use villa, Lalibela’s offer will immerse you in an authentic safari setting. Spanning 5 ecosystems, the reserve is adorned with an abundance of diverse flora and fauna. Guests can spot a variety of wildlife like antelope, giraffes and the Big 5. Spoil yourself with a serene getaway in Lalibela Game Reserve while giving back to the land, animals and the wider community through their conservation and community upliftment projects. Enjoy twice daily game drives included in the stay.

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Best time to go to Eastern Cape Game Reserves

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The Eastern Cape has a Goldilocks climate – not too hot, not too cold – with plenty of sunshine, making it a prime year-round destination. The best time to visit for wildlife viewing is in the dry winter season from May to September as the foliage is sparse and animals flock to water sources. The winter nights can be very cold, so you will need your fleece and beanie. Between October and April, reserves are busier owing to the warm weather. You can also enjoy an abundance of baby animals, spring flowers and migratory birds during this period.

Rooms

Kichaka Lodge - Water Facing Suite

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The 3 Water Facing Suites are decorated in the same luxurious style as the main lodge with each suite featuring its own private deck, heated plunge pool, and outside shower that allow guests to fully enjoy the view of the waterhole. Rooms boast comfortable king-sized beds, air conditioning, wifi, minibar, and coffee facilities.

Kichaka Lodge - Bush Facing Suite

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The 7 Bush Facing Suites are decorated in the same luxurious style as the main lodge. Each suite features its own private deck with a heated plunge pool and an outside shower surrounded by the African bush. Rooms boast comfortable king-sized beds, air conditioning, wifi, minibar, and coffee facilities.

Inzolo Lodge - Luxury Room

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Designed with comfort and luxury in mind, each en-suite chalet sleeps 2 people. Features include a king-sized bed, an en-suite bathroom, and a unique enclosed shower with a secluded view. Guests can enjoy spectacular views of the bush right from their private balcony.

Mills Manor - Exclusive Use

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This home-style villa offers guests a private safari experience perfect for families or a group. The villa comes equipped with an elegant lounge, dining room and bar. The 5 bedrooms make this villa suited for up to 10 guests, with 3 of the rooms offering en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning.

Tree Tops - Classic Rooms

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Perched on high platforms, these thatched treetop-level tents offer spectacular views over the thickly wooded valley below. The 5 rooms have large window areas that give guests the feeling of being fully immersed in the bush. Each room has a private veranda, air-conditioning, king-sized or twin beds and an en-suite bathroom.

Lentaba Lodge - Luxury Rooms

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Each of the 5 secluded and thatched Luxury Rooms are surrounded by an indigenous garden that merges with the bush. The chalets offer a private viewing deck where guests can enjoy the view of the valley below. Amenities include a claw-foot bath, shower, double basins, air-conditioning, coffee facilities, and either king or twin beds.

Lentaba Lodge - Classic Rooms

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Each of the 5 secluded and thatched Classic Rooms are surrounded by an indigenous garden that merges with the bush. The chalets offer a private viewing deck where guests can enjoy the view of the valley below. Amenities include a shower, double basins, air-conditioning, coffee facilities, and either king or twin beds.

Mark's Camp - Classic Rooms

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The King and Twin Rooms are charming African-inspired en-suite rooms, each with its own private viewing deck looking out over the surrounding bush. The chalets can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child.

Mark's Camp - Family Rooms

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The Triple/Family Rooms are perfect for families of 2 adults and 2 children, with a separate children’s sleeping area divided from the main room. Amenities include air-conditioning.

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