About Entabeni Safari Conservancy
Entabeni is a private game reserve situated within the Limpopo Province of South Africa in the game-rich Welgevonden area. This is a convenient safari option as it is located within an easy three hours from Johannesburg and Pretoria provides a big five experience in a malaria free area.
The reserve traverses over 22 000 beautiful hectares and offers the visitor a wide variety of landscapes, each of which is home to its own variety of wildlife. You can experience great ravines, wide open plains, dense bushveld and forested hills all in one day at the Entabeni Safari Conservancy.
Five varied lodges can be found within the Entabeni Reserve. The prestigious Hanglip Mountain Lodge reflects a bygone era with dramatic African accents with large suites offering private decks overlooking the scenic wetlands and lush gardens.
The Kingfisher Lodge is located overlooking the large Entabeni lake and is an intimate lodge with just ten rooms, each with a wooden deck and lounge with fireplace. Also located on the water, Lakeside Lodge is a picturesque lodge made from thatch and stone with thatched walkways connecting the rooms to the main lodge areas.
The Ravineside Lodge is set on stilts within the shade of the mountain offering spectacular views over the reserve. The Wildside Lodge offers a tented experience and is a great option for families.
On the reserve guests can find numerous bars, dining venues and comfortable lounges as well as bird hides, swimming pools and a wellness centre. Each room is equipped with an en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, mini bar, safe, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities while the units enjoy daily housekeeping services.
Activities and Attractions
Guests can enjoy game drives and walking safaris through the reserve where you can expect to see a wide variety of animal, bird, reptile and plant species. As each lodge is situated in the reserve itself, visits from the wildlife are also a part of the daily experience. Common sightings include lion, rhino, hippo, leopard and hyena.
Along with the usual game activities guests to the Entabeni Safari Conservancy can also enjoy stargazing, spa treatments, cultural visits to the local village, helicopter trips, abseiling, quad biking and boat cruises in the lake.
When making a booking at the Entabeni Safari Conservancy your rates include your accommodation, three meals, tea and coffee with snacks and two game drives per night.
Conferences and Team Building
Entabeni Game Reserve is a firm favourite for corporate groups looking for a bush getaway for team building, workshops and conferencing. Bigger conferencing venues can be found at Lakeside and Ravineside while a smaller venue is also situated at Wildside. A variety of team building activities are available to guests including treasure hunts, potjiekos competitions, archery, drumming sessions and paintball amongst others.
Children at Entabeni
Children are welcome at Entabeni however children under the age of six are not allowed on any game activity and children must be over twelve to participate on the game walks. In certain circumstances, special game drives for children can be arranged. Please do note that as the lodges are unfenced, parents will need to take special precautions to ensure the safety of their children.