The ‘Place of the Mountain’ is truly a South African treasure. Entabeni Safari Conservancy is located in the Waterberg Biosphere World Heritage site and is a malaria-free, Big 5 reserve that comprises over 22 000ha of pristine land.
Natural diversity within Entabeni is impressive, with over 55 large mammal species and 380 bird species to be found. Notable and frequent sightings include Brown Hyaena, Leopard and Rhino. Varying habitats within the reserve provide thrilling game viewing, with a blend of grassy plains, wetlands and mountain formations.
Breath-taking moments are not only made from the superb wildlife viewing here, but also from Entabeni-specific experiences such as sunset lake cruises, an 18-hole signature golf course, stargazing in the observatory and helicopter flights to name a few.
Six lodges are dotted around the Conservancy, ranging from luxury and 5-star lodges to a tented camp.
Locals can take full advantage of these South African Resident accommodation packages at Entabeni this summer:
On the water’s edge of Lake Entabeni you’ll find Ravineside Lodge, an upscale lodge that is every bit as enticing as it is intimate. Eight suites make up the lodge, including a gorgeous Honeymoon suite, all decked out with stylish finishings to ensure an unforgettable luxury Entabeni adventure. Kingfisher Lodge is the most elegant of all the upper-escarpment lodges within the Conservancy.
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Hanglip Mountain Lodge has a beautiful prevailing theme of African Baroque throughout, exquisite finishes hark back to a romantic Africa of yesteryear. The real prize however are the stunning views that Hanglip boasts – the lodge is situated in an ideal position overlooking wetlands, open plains and Hanglip Mountain. Luxury suites here boast private sun decks, bringing the full splendour of Entabeni closer.
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A thatch and stone lodge overlooking a sizable body of water, Lakeside Lodge is situated upon the upper escarpment within the Conservancy. Hippos roam free below in Lake Entabeni, providing guests with great viewing from the comfort of their room. Thatched walkways link the main lodge, boma & restaurant with the rooms.
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Wildside Safari Camp offers an authentic and comfortable camping experience amongst the cliffs of Waterberg Mountain. Tented chalets raised on wooden decks allow guests to get closer to nature during their stay complete with the luxury of en-suite bathrooms, electric blankets, ceiling fans and an outside patio.
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Golf and safari? You bet. Legend Golf & Safari Resort is famous for its unusual golf course as well as its notorious ‘19th hole’ – accessible only by helicopter and the longest par 3 in the world. Each one of the 18 holes have been designed by notable golfers such as Gary Player, Trevor Immelmann and Sergio Garcia. Nestled in prime Big 5 country, Legend is truly unique in its offering. A full set of facilities is available at the resort including a wellness centre and sports centre.
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Built on stilts in the shadow of the majestic Hanglip Mountain, Ravineside Lodge is a thatched dream sporting unparalleled views over Entabeni & surrounds. An ethnic African theme is prevalent throughout the lodge which perfectly complements the wilderness that encompasses it. Guests can also enjoy the nearby observatory where an astronomer will share their love for the southern night sky.
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Traveller tips for the Entabeni Conservancy
It is advisable to bring light jackets for the morning game drives and occasional showers during the summer months.
Warmer jackets are ideal for the winter months and evening game drives when temperatures get cooler.
Although Entabeni is a malaria-free reserve, mosquito repellent is advised to ward them off especially during the summer months. Other recommended items to bring would be hats, sun screen, binoculars, camera & comfortable walking shoes are also advisable.
During game drives, raincoats, blankets and hot water bottles are provided on the vehicles.