Visit Khaya Ndlovu for the day


You do not have to sleep here to visit us!

Unlike other lodges in the area, we offer the opportunity for guests and residents in the surrounding area to visit us for the day by prior appointment.

Bring the family for a special meal, explore the Rietspruit Game Reserve on a 4x4 safari, book a day at the spa with your gal-pals or join us for sun-downer cocktails with the best view in town!


Booking is essential for non-resident guests and subject to availability.  



Take advantage of our spectacular view and alfresco dining area and join us for a variety of culinary offerings.

Breakfast includes an assortment of cereals, fruit, yoghurt, pastries and cheeses, as well as a delicious hot breakfast of your choice rustled up by our talented chefs. A delicious cup of freshly ground Hoedspruit coffee completes the best way to start a day.


We offer a light a' la carte menu for lunches - ranging from platters for two to delicious homemade burgers.


Dinner is an elegant affair set up on our magical candle-lit deck comprising of a 2, 3 or 4 course set meal. We take your dietary requirements into account when planning our menus and can discuss options on booking. 


In addition to the normal daily meals offered, you can also arrange to join us for sun-downer cocktails, special celebrations, such as baby showers or birthdays, and don't forget the ever popular boma dinner! 

We require 8 or more people for booking the boma, but special rates can be discussed for smaller groups. 

We also offer children's meals. 





2 Course Dinner:

3 Course Dinner:

4 Course Dinner:

Boma Dinners (8):

Special Functions: 

R 170.00 per head

R 120.00 - R250.00 per head

R 250.00 per head

R 330.00 per head

R 430.00 per head

R 275.00 per head (8 guests minimum) 

Quotation on request

Game Drives on Khaya Ndlovu

Game drives are conducted on our 5,500 hectare Rietspruit Game Reserve, which is home to a huge variety of wildlife with wide-ranging views of the beautiful Drakensberg Mountain Range and Blyde River Canyon. 

Jump aboard our open safari-vehicles with our knowledgeable guides, either in the early mornings or late afternoon and discover animals species such as lions, cheetah, leopard, African wild dog, both black and white rhino as well as a host of general game. 

Booking is essential and it is recommended that you arrive at the lodge at least 15 minutes prior to departure of the drive.


Important Information:

  • Drives typically last between 3 - 4 hours. 

  • They depart from the Manor House reception area.

  • Conducted in the early morning and late afternoons.

  • Morning Drive Departure Time: 

       Summer : 5:30am | Winter: 6:00am

  • Afternoon Drive Departure Time: 

       Summer: 4:00pm | Winter: 3:30pm

  • We do not typically allow children under the age of 6 years old on shared vehicles. It is recommended that parents make use of our baby sitting service or alternatively pre-book a private vehicle. 


The below fee includes the 3-4 hour safari with professional guide, selected drinks and snacks.

Private Vehicle is subject to availability and preferably booked in advance. 

Shared Vehicle

1 Person Only:

2 Persons Only:

3 Persons +: 

R 1,300.00

R 900.00 per person

R 650.00 per person

Private Vehicle

Private Vehicle 

(up to 9 guests)

R 6,500.00 per drive

Game Walks on Khaya Ndlovu

Go on an educational adventure with one of our guides and have a chance to really connect with the African bush. 


This will include track and sign trailing, bug hunts, feeding signs and other environmental experiences. An exciting story of the African bush will unfold during the 60 to 90 minute duration of the walk.

Trailing a white rhino or a member of the plains game species will also be possible should you happen to find fresh tracks. Walks for children are available on request.

Wear comfortable walking shoes, and make use of the insect repellents provided in your suite. Don't forget hats and sunblock. 


Important Information:

  • Walks typically last between 1 - 1.5 hours. 

  • They depart from the Manor House reception area.

  • They are normally conducted in between game drive times depending on availability of guides. Times are confirmed during your stay.  

  • Walks for younger children can be arranged on request.

  • Maximum of 6 guests


The below fee includes the 1-1.5 hour bush walk with professional guide

1 Person Only:

2 Persons +:

R 650.00

R 400.00 per person