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5* Luxury Game Lodge in the Pilanesberg National Park

Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge

A new dawn, a new wonder, a new adventure. Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge is a lodge concession awarded by the North West Parks & Tourism Board (custodians of the land) within the existing Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The entire lodge lies in an exclusive use zone in the south-western portion of the 55,000ha, "Big 5" and malaria free Pilanesberg Game Reserve. It offers exclusive traversing as well as access to all the Park’s public roads. The lodge also lies adjacent to the Wilderness Area offering the opportunity of walking trails in this untouched environment. By acquiring a share in the lodge, shareholders will enjoy exclusivity and privacy in a truly spectacular and intimate 5 star luxury setting for a period of 40 years.

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  • icon Surcharges 2020
Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to availability
Description 1 May 2019
to 30 Sep 2019
1 Oct 2019
to 30 Apr 2020
Standard Room Single R5 855 R6 780
Standard Room Double R7 800 R9 050
Family Suite (Room Rate) R21 480 R23 930
Executive Suite (Room Rate) R9 830 R9 830
Villa (Maximum 4 Adults) R22 100 R22 100
Description 1 May 2020
to 30 Sep 2020
1 Oct 2020
to 30 Apr 2021
Standard Room Single R5 355 R6 780
Standard Room Double R7 800 R9 050
Family Suite (Room Rate) R17 550 R20 360
Executive Suite (Room Rate) R9 830 R10 810
Villa (Maximum 4 Adults) R19 885 R22 100

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

SA Res “Treat her like a lady” PROMO Valid from 01st – 31st August 2019

Standard Room Includes
Midweek (Sunday – Thursday) R 2 280 per person sharing per night All Meals and 2 Game Drives Per Day
Weekend (Friday & Saturday) R 2 760 per person sharing per night Excludes
Community levy @ R 115 per person per stay

Special Domestic Rates
These special rates are applicable to SA residents only.

01 Apr 2019 – 30 Sep 2019
Standard Suite Family Suite (Unit Rate)
Can accommodate 4 adults and 2 children under 12 years old
SA Resident Rate (Friday & Saturday Nights) R3 000 SA Resident Rate R14 400
Minimum 3 Night Stay R2 760
Book within 7 Days R2 760
SA Resident Rate (Sunday to Thursday Nights) R2 280
01 Oct 2019 – 30 Mar 2020
Standard Suite Family Suite (Unit Rate)
Can accommodate 4 adults and 2 children under 12 years old
SA Resident Rate (Friday & Saturday Nights) R3 180 SA Resident Rate R14 400
Minimum 3 Night Stay R2 820
Book within 7 Days R2 820
SA Resident Rate (Sunday to Thursday Nights) R2 580
  • Rate includes all meals and 2 game drives daily
  • Above Rates are per person sharing
  • Rate excludes Community levy at R 115 per person per stay
  • Rates will apply on block out dates
  • Single rate is a 50% supplement of the sharing rate.
  • Children between the ages 6 – 12 years will pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.
  • Children over 12 are charged as adults.
  • The above Conservation Levies are subject to change.
SHEPHERD'S TREE GAME LODGE - FACILITIES

Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge’s facilities and services ensure leisure and convenience for our adventure-seeking guests. After a busy day spent outdoors, you can get the relaxation you deserve at the award-winning Amani Spa, which offers holistic body, skin, and beauty rituals. Get a soothing massage while enjoying the view of the lodge’s bushveld amphitheatre.

Other facilities and services that guests can enjoy are:
  • Babysitting or childcare (with surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Children’s pool
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Conference centre
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Meeting room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wi-Fi (with surcharge)

SHEPHERD'S TREE GAME LODGE - LOCATION

Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge is located in the North West province, approximately 2.5 hours drive from Johannesburg. Situated in a private concession within the Pilanesberg National Park, our malaria-free property is host to a wide variety of mammals and bird species found in the Big 5.

The property is close to the following tourist spots:
  • Ukutula Lion Park
  • The Gary Player Golf Course
  • Sun City

Guests at aha Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge are invited to enjoy delectable cuisine in our gourmet restaurant or outside at the boma in a bushveld setting a mere 2.5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg.

 

Standard Room 

STANDARD ROOM

The Standard room features an en-suite bathroom with a patio overlooking the magnificent Pilanesberg GameReserve. The Standard rooms, which comprise a main bedroom with  outdoor shower, can be combined to create a family room option, which in turn comprises twosleeper couches, a covered patio as well as a flat screen television with limited DSTV channels. Please note that there is no television in a standard room and is only available when booking a family unit.
 
 Private Villa

 
PRIVATE VILLA

The Private Villa offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve comprising two rooms each with en-suite bathroom as well as an outdoor shower. Between the two rooms is a spacious lounge with a flat screen television leading out onto a patio with its very own private plunge pool for those wanting to relax under the African sky.

 Executive Suite

 EXECUTIVE SUITES

The Executive Suites offer an en-suite master bedroom with an en-suite indoor steam shower and double outdoor shower. The units each have a lounge which has a flat screen television with selected DSTV channels. The lounge leads out onto a patio that overlooks the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

All rates quoted include 15% VAT
All rates for South African properties include a 1% South African tourism development levy
Check in time is from 14h00 and check out time is by 10h00 at all aha properties.

Children:

  • Children between the ages of 6 and 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide.
  • Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on game drives.
  • Baby-sitting facilities available at R 225 per hour (maximum 2 children)
  • Sole use vehicle is available to facilitate families at an additional cost of R4500 per vehicle per game drive
  • Standard Room: Maximum of 2 adults
  • Family Suites: Maximum of 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12
  • Executive Suites: Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children
  • Subject to availability of suitable accommodation and maximum 2 children sharing a bedroom with 2 adults:

SHEPHERDS TREE GAME LODGE 
15 rooms: 01 complimentary single room
30 rooms: 02 complimentary single rooms

Game Lodges Policy:

  • Children: 0 - 5 years of age
  •   Stay free of charge only when sharing with two full paying adults, meals charged on consumption
  • Children: 6 - 11 years of age
  •   Pay 50% of the adult sharing rate when sharing with two full paying adults Full adult rate applicable if occupying their own room
  • Children: 12 years & older
  •   Occupy their own room and pay full adult rate
  •  Where a child shares with 1 adult the adult sharing rate applies.
  • At Game Lodges, children under the age of 12 years will be accommodated on special children's game drives. This is subject to availability and at the discretion of the lodge manager.

Terms and Conditions

Rates are inclusive of

  • All meals, teas & snacks and
  • two daily safari activities
  • TOMSA 1%
  • Excludes Community Levy

Rates excludes

  • all drinks,
  • curio purchases,
  • laundry and items of a personal nature and
  • Conservation Levy R115

Cancellation Policy

  • 45 -30 Days prior to arrival 25%
  • 29 -15 days prior to arrival 80% >
  • 14 – 01 days prior to arrival 100%
  • Cancellations will only be accepted in writing.


Standard Room: Maximum of 2 adults
Family Suites: Maximum of 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12
Executive Suites: Maximum of 2 adults and 2 children

Babysitting facilities are offered at R152/ sitter/ hr.
Children between the ages of 6 and 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide.
Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on game drives.
Sole use vehicle is available to facilitate families at an additional cost of R4 235 per vehicle per game drive

Private Dinner Venue Charges: 2020 Rates  
Bush Dinner includes Eco-Toilets R15 000 10-40 pax (include portaloos)
(** No children under 16 years allowed) R 220 Per person 41 pax +
Private Boma Dinner R 9 000 10 pax minimum
Exclusive Wine Cellar R 8 160 6 - 10 pax maximum
  R 4 080 2- 5 pax

Conferencing

  • Full Day Conference   R 10 500.00  
  • Half DayConfernce  R 5 300.00 
  • Wifi - Usage - Including as part of conferencing package
  • Data Projector - Including as part of conferencing package
  • PA system- Including as part of conferencing package
  • Flipcharts - Including as part of conferencing package
  • Tele-conferencing phone hire R1 000 / day - Data call usage included

Meals

  • Breakfast  R 250.00 per person
  • Lunch  R 350.00 per person
  • Dinner  R 400.00 per person 
  • Tea/coffee/snack breaks   R 100.00 per person

Entertainment

  • Marimba Band (1 hours  R10 000.00 
  • Tribal Dancing (1 hour)  R15 000.00
  • Interactive Drumming   R 210.00 per person
  • African Choir (1/2 hour) R 7 500.00 per person
  • Bushwalk (depending on availability) R800.00 / Person 2,5-3 Hours

Additional Services

  • Baby Sitting   R 180.00 per hour
  • Exclusive Vehicle   R 6 000.00 per vehicle per drive 


 

 

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• Personal inter-action
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• Superior knowledge
• Expert advice
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What sets us Apart !

MALARIA FREE
Ideal for family or small groups
Rich biodiversity of game
Large elephant population
Over 350 bird species
Effortless road and air access

 

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