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    Ndaka Safari Lodge

    Memorial Gate | D45, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 6217
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    • Excellent93%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “family tent” (7 reviews)
    “game drives” (66 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 256 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    When they say that they are family friendly, they are! All the staff are welcoming, friendly, joyful and extremely child friendly. Taking our 10 month old boy with us was daunting but the staff made it so easy to be relaxed. They provided us with...More

    Thank Bianca C
    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    Cannot say enough about how good this place is! The game drives were great with very experienced guides, keen to make your experience superb. We saw 4 of big 5 as well as some truly special close up experiences. Our guide, Syri was delightful ....More

    Thank bettybell
    Response from Tracey M, Owner at Ndaka Safari LodgeResponded 31 October 2017

    Oh wow! We are all most grateful for this incredible feedback. Everyone is delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us. We are also really happy that you found it great value for money too. Thank you for choosing to stay...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Ndaka is not in the "traditional" game park part of South Africa in the North East, but it can be conveniently reached from Johannesburg or Durban. This does mean though that game is not as abundant as you may want or expect, nearly disappointing I...More

    Thank Martin H
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This was my first visit back to Ndaka since the Lodge upgrade. And it has not lost the homely and welcoming feeling that it has always had. We had the most amazing trip and the Lodge staff we as good as always.More

    Thank Andrew L
    Response from Tracey M, Owner at Ndaka Safari LodgeResponded 2 days ago

    Andrew, thanks very much for this review from your recent stay. We are so delighted that you all had such an awesome visit. As you & so many people have said, the "new" lodge is still the same ... just better! So glad that you...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    What an amazing place! We were welcomed with such a friendly bunch of people. Sax, Gugu, Courtney, Kate and her team went out of their way to make our time at Ndaka memorable and Roxy’s birthday extra special. Luxurious, clean and comfortable accommodation. No need...More

    Thank Marc H
    Response from Kate O, General Manager at Ndaka Safari LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you so much for this wonderful review - we loved celebrating Roxy's birthday with you all. I will certainly pass on your thanks on to the Ndaka team. We are looking forward to welcoming you back and who knows maybe next time a leopard...More

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    • Ladysmith
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    20 November 2017|
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    Response from PMS_USA | Reviewed this property |
    I haven't been there in the summer so didn't need aircon on our visits. As karen e replied, contact Ndaka directly as they have recently expanded the number of tents plus done extensive renovations - perhaps this included... More
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    "If you have children try book the lodge rooms as they are close to the pool and dining area so you can relax..."
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    "Choose the family luxury safari tents if you take the kids, choose the single tents for couples"
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    "All rooms are good"
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    "All tents feel private but if you don't want to walk far ask for a room close to the lodge."
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