As two 60 something old travellers from Australia we had planned this trip for a long time, and we were not disappointed. We were collected from Hoedsprite airport by the handsome Nico and that started our love affair with Elandela. We were welcomed warmly by staff and the owners, Yvonne and Rocco your delightful hosts who are excited to share their life's work with you. The peacefulness, environmental delights and the general ambiance of the place is first class. Nico was also our guide for the five days we spent at Elandela. His intimate knowledge of animals and the bush was extremely informative. He is also a fun guy to have on the many safaris we did every day, he knows all the secret spots and hidey holes of the very elusive animals. We saw leopards and white lions every day we were there. Don't miss the nigh safari. No you don't want elephant in Elandela they will destroy the pristine park.
Meals were a delightful surprise each day by the bubbly Steven. We were thoroughly spoilt.
We are thankful for time spent at Elandela, we will definite go back again, soon we hope.
Those wanting the experience of a lifetime with animals galore, you don't want to miss Elandela .
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Elandela Lodge is an owner managed Private Game Lodge adjacent to Kruger National Park.This is big 5 country and we offer you opportunities to view African wild life and bird life from up close! Very Private Elandela Game Reserve has no incursions from other game drive vehicles and this makes for undisturbed game viewing! The Elandela free roaming White Lion prides - in the area from whence all White Lions originate - as well as our project to care for young Rhino orphans, allow our visitors an unique opportunity to experience an environment where animals are all important. Elandela is fast becoming famous for incredibly relaxed Leopard sightings! Elandela Lake View and Elandela River View Lodges are sculptured on the game rich banks of the Klaserie River and offers spectacular sunset views of the nearby Blyde River Canyon! Our 20 different rooms cater for all different tastes, demands and pockets. The purpose designed River View Family Rooms, with more beds per room and huge lawns, confirm our child friendly reputation! For the discerning adult visitor Elandela Lake View Lodge offers immaculate and luxurious Honeymoon Suites with five star quality and comfort. The Deluxe Suites are priced in between the Honeymoon and Standard Suites but all rooms receive the same warm, friendly, Elandela service! The mouthwatering fine dining cuisine and traditional Boma barbecues are prepared from the freshest local in-season produce! Included in your stay of two days or longer is one free afternoon visit to adjacent world famous Kruger National Park. Elandela Lodge is the right choice for those visitors who have game viewing and a love for nature as deciding factor to determine their South African photo safari destination! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Elandela Private Game Reserve Hotel Kruger National Park