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5* Luxury Bush Lodge in Black Rhino Game Reserve

Ntamba Safari Lodge

This Family owned, Self-Catering Ntamba Safari Lodge is the perfect escape to relax in the African bush. We are a short 35 min drive from Sun City or 2 hr drive from Lanseria Airport. Ntamba is situated in the Big 5, Malaria free, Black Rhino Game Reserve and forms part of the 55 000-hectare Pilanesberg National Park.

View the Big 5 in their natural habitat as well as South Africa’s other rare species in the comfort of your own

Exclusive Use Self Catering Lodge.

The perfect family and friend’s getaway, Ntamba lodge is child friendly and encompasses 5 free standing en-suite luxury suites.

The Accommodation comprises of 5 x Luxury Suites. Suite 2 & 3 have an interleading lounge connecting them furnished with 2 single sleepers for kids, essentially turning it into a large Family Suite

Game drives are included in your stay and conducted with a professional guide in your private 4 x 4 Safari Vehicle on the exclusive Black Rhino Game Reserve. Ntamba Lodge is privileged to have traversing rights to the whole Pilanesberg National Park allowing the Big 5 and other endangered species such as African Wild Dog, Cheetah and Black Rhino to roam free.

Note: A maximum of 10 guests allowed on the vehicle during game drives


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Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rands • Subject to availability•
1 Jan 2021
to 30 Nov 2021
Midweek rate per night Sundays-Thursdays ( LOW) R14 000
Fridays,Saturday’s, public holidays,School holidays & long weekends (PEAK) R16 000
1 Dec 2021
to 30 Nov 2022
Lodge per day R17 500

Look at our Special Offers for SA Residents under our special offers section!

  • Guided morning bush walks
  • Golf at the nearby championship Gary Player and Lost City golf courses
  • Hot-air balloon flights over Pilanesberg
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sun City Day Trips
  • Outing to Predator world
Available by prior arrangement with Ntamba, at an additional charge. Please enquire when booking

GPS Co-ordinates:

  • S25 deg. 10.54’
  • E26 deg. 57.21’ 

When using a GPS for directions, please use Sun City as a “via” point.

  • From Johannesburg take the R512 past Hartebeespoort Dam and exit onto the N4 toll road to Rustenburg.
  • From Pretoria take the N1 North and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg.
  • Travel along the N4, then take the R556 (Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park) exit.
  • Turn right at the stop onto the R556,and continue on towards Sun City.
  • Pass the Sun City gate and then Sun Village Shopping Centre(both on the right).
  • At the four way stop, turn right onto the R565 Derdepoot road.
  • Continue on for approx 27km-the Entrance of Black Rhino Game Reserve is on the right.

By Plane

  • Pilanesberg Airport : 35 min drive from the Lodge (currently not in operation, but pls check for update)
  • Lanseria Airport : 2-2.5 hrs drive from the Lodge
  • OR Tambo International Airport : 2.5-3 hrs drive from the Lodge

Indulge in the luxury of having the lodge to yourself and your guests as our professional game ranger guides you through one of the richest diversities of fauna and flora in Africa.  Game drive starting times are flexible as you have use of a private safari vehicle.
​Game drives are conducted in a 4 x 4 Safari vehicle on the 2000 hectare Black Rhino Game Reserve, which is open to the 55 000 hectare Pilanesberg National Park allowing the Big 5 and other endangered species such as African Wild Dog, Cheetah and Black Rhino to roam free.
Note: Maximum capacity on the vehicle is 10 guests. 

Self Catering Suites

Suite One
Unit size: 50 sqm

Suite Two
This Suite can also be made up as a family unit with an inter-leading lounge area with two sleeper couches.
Unit size: 50 sqm

Suite Three
Note: This Suite can also be made up as a family unit with an inter-leading lounge area with two sleeper couches.
Unit size: 50 sqm

Suite Four
Unit size: 50 sqm

Suite Five
Unit size: 50 sqm

King Size Bed (or Twin Beds)
Egyptian Cotton Sheets
Sleeper Couch (3/4 size)
Electric Blankets
Air Conditioning
International plugs & USB points
Coffee & Tea Station
Nespresso Machine
Bar Fridge
Outside deck
Freestanding bath
Double shower
Double basins
Outside shower
Separate Toilet
Bathroom amenities

Lodge Layout

  • Self Catering Accommodation for 10 Adults in 5 suites (Entire Lodge)
  • 2 x 2.5 hr Guided game drives per day on a Private Safari Vehicle
  • All daily park conservation fees
  • Tea & Coffee in rooms
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 x Bags of firewood per day (incl. firelighters)
  • Applicable VAT
  • All food and drinks
  • Chef Service
  • Staff Tips
  • Self-Catering Lodge
  • Entire Lodge to be booked as one unit. (Exclusive use)
  • 5 x Luxury Suites
  • Located in the private Black Rhino Game Reserve
  • Free roaming Big 5 Game Reserve
  • Malaria Free Area
  • Maximum of 12 adults (Max 15 including chidren)
  • Children under 10 years are not counted toward the 10 guests maximum
  • Child Friendly Lodge: please enquire re cot & amenities
  • Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age)
  • Minimum 2 nights stay
  • Supermarkets en route to the lodge are located at Waterfall Mall, Rustenburg or Village Mall, Hartebeespoort
  • Please note we are a Self-Catering Lodge and no food/meals are provided.
  • Groceries for your stay can be bought on the way at Hartebeespoort Dam or Rustenburg
  • Waterfall Mall (Checkers and Woolworths). Alternately, pop into Jasmyn, the large and very well-stocked farm store with the windmill, on the left as you enter Hartebeespoort.
  • The nearest small Supermarket is 35 min away
  • Instant coffee, tea & milk are complimentary in the suites
  • Nespresso & Dolce Gusto machines as well as plungers are available. Please bring your own pods and ground coffee.
  • Small tuck shop located at the main gate (10 min away) if you forget any essentials
  • Maximum of 10 guests allowed on Game Vehicle at any time. Each person including children to be on their own seat
  • Game drives conducted by a qualified Game Ranger
  • No self-driving allowed
  • Maximum of 2 x game drives per day (2.5 hours each)
  • Game Ranger lives on the premises and has first aid and emergency training
  • Situated in a node with non-intrusive electrified fencing to keep guests safe, however some animals cannot be kept out
  • Exercise or walking to be done on main roads and in daylight hours within the node
  • Limited cell coverage at the Lodge
  • Complimentary WIFI (Please note that due to our location, WIFI cannot be guaranteed as signal can be intermittent)
  • TV Lounge with 55' Flat screen and DSTV (Full Bouquet)  
  • Ntamba has a Sister Lodge (Nkala) situated right next door and connected by a footpath. For bigger groups these two lodges can be booked out together.

For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

  • Cancel up to 7 days before check in and get a 50% refund, minus service fees.
  • Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged.