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Memorial Gate D45, Ladysmith 3370 South Africa See on map
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Tucked away in the centre of the picturesque Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a 21,000 acre, Big 5, malaria-free game reserve, lies Ndaka Safari Lodge. Located in central KwaZulu-Natal near Ladysmith, just ...More 40 minutes from the Drakensberg and close to the Battlefields, in the heart of the wild, the lodge is the perfect halfway stop between Johannesburg (3,5 hours) and Durban (3 hours). Ndaka Safari Lodge features an African farmstead that has been converted into a family style getaway. Ndaka is a relaxed, "home away from home", family friendly lodge. The Lodge has recently been refurbished and now has three standard lodge rooms in the main house and 7 luxury safari tents. The open plan lounge together with the lapa (entertainment area) with its built-in barbeque, the deck, the large fully fenced-in indigenous garden, swimming pool and open fire pit overlooking the bushveld make Ndaka Safari Lodge the ideal getaway for families and friends. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Ladysmith
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved our time at Ndaka. The accommodation and meals were top notch and all the staff went out of their way to make us feel at home. The highlight of our 3 - day visit were the safari drives. We saw many different types...More

Thank Judy S
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

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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 2 days ago via mobile

Why would I choose another Lodge at Nambiti to go to? I wouldn’t! Ndaka, yet again (for the fifth time), gave us a weekend to remember. We took our 18yr old friend from the UK for a 2night stay and Ndaka... you did it again....More

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ndaka was such an amazing experience, from the game drives, to the food, the sights, and accomodation, everything was perfect. The lodges were very comfortable, and with all the amenities you can imagine - indoor or outdoor shower, bedroom and living room looking out over...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was truly an amazing weekend away with my young family, while holidaying with friends with their young family. We live in Jhb and Ballito respectively, and is a perfect spot just halfway in-between for us to meet if you want to visit the bush....More

Thank Warwic S
Response from KateO1627, General Manager at Ndaka Safari LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this amazing review. We loved having you all and I have to say the magnet game was just brilliant. We are thrilled that you all enjoyed your time at Ndaka and I will pass on your praise to all the...More

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20 November 2017|
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Response from Mutt h | Reviewed this property |
I was there in July so it was a bit cooler out. There was always a breeze and there are fans as well.
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"Double tents are very comfortable"
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"Choose one of the tented rooms. The Kudu and Giraffe rooms are not far walking distance from the lodge."
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"Luxury Tented Suites and Family Suites are a must. Luxury at affordable price."
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"All the Luxury Tents seem to be the same which is promising as the 2 we were in were excellent."
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