Ngala Private Game Reserve
Shaded by a canopy of tamboti trees Ngala Safari Lodge has 20 thatched cottages that are designed and decorated in a classic safari style. Equipped with all amenities from air conditioning to outdoor showers the lodge overlooks a busy waterhole.
Ngala Tented Camp combines the sounds and atmosphere of the wilderness with the elegance and comfort of a modern safari lodge. The six permanent safari tents are equipped with:
- Outdoor showers
- Deep baths
- Overhead fans
- Air conditioning
- Electric blankets
Perched on raised platforms the tents offer views of the surrounding wilderness and the nights are filled with flickering candlelight and the sounds of the African animal kingdom.
Game drives in Ngala are an exclusive affair. Situated in a private reserve Ngala does not have to share this territory with other tour operators making sure that your game sightings are undisturbed. Ngala is unfenced allowing animals to roam freely in and out of the Kruger National Park. Game drives depart in the early morning and late afternoon, which are the busiest times in the African bush. Night drives are a special treat as you will see nocturnal species and different behaviour.
Walking safaris can be easy educational walks in the bush, where the rangers have the chance to share their detailed knowledge about the environment. You might also request to track down a certain species on foot, which always creates a unique thrill during the walks. Walking safaris are conducted by an experienced and armed ranger ensuring your safety at all times.
Ngala can be reached via Johannesburg. A six hours’ drive will get to from the airport to the reserve. Flights from Johannesburg depart to Eastgate/Hoedspruit Airport (45min to Ngala) or Nelspruit (3.5 hours to Ngala).