Off-Site Activities - 2020

Full Day Trips to the Kruger National Park

Experience a day trip to the famed Kruger National Park, home to the Big-5, a multitude of plains game species, and a vast selection of fauna and flora, unique to the Lowveld.

You will be accompanied by one of our experienced guides, whose knowledge of the Kruger network and hot spots makes locating those elusive predators or rare game sightings a bit easier. 

There will be a few coffee stops, lunch breaks and a chance to use the rest rooms during the day; you may even take in a little retail therapy at one of the camp curio shops. 

The record number of individual sightings in a single day by a Manor House guest has reached 26. Any guest who surpasses this tally will receive a special Khaya Ndlovu surprise!

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Important Information:

  • This is a full day activity. 

  • They depart from the Khaya Ndlovu Manor House reception area.

  • Depart early morning and return late afternoon. 

  • Drive Departure Time: 

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

  • Don't forget sunblock, hats, jacket for the cooler months, binoculars and cameras.

  • We do not typically allow children under the age of 6 years on open vehicles. It is recommended that parents pre-book the closed vehicle option.

Pricing:

This fee includes all entrance fees, transport, food and drinks for the full day, not to mention your own private talking Google-search-engine at the wheel!

Open Safari Vehicle

1 Person Only:

2 Persons +:

R 5,000.00

R 3,450.00 per person

Closed | Air-conditioned Vehicle

1 Person Only:

2 Persons Only:

3 Persons +

R 5,000.00

R 2,950.00 per person

R 2,200.00 per person

Full Day Trip to the Blyde River Canyon + Panorama Route

Relax in the comfort of our air-conditioned bus whilst our knowledgeable guide takes you on a tour of South Africa’s scenic and spectacular panorama route.

Enjoy commanding mountain views and the spectacular Blyde River Canyon, one of the world’s largest green canyons.

You will visit the historical viewpoints such as the; Bourke’s Luck Potholes, The Three Rondavels, God’s Window and the Berlin Falls. 

We usually stop for lunch at the famous Harrie's Pancakes in Graskop who have delicious sweet or savoury pancakes on offer. 

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Important Information:

  • This is a full day activity. 

  • They depart from the  Khaya Ndlovu Manor House reception area.

  • Depart after breakfast and return late afternoon. 

  • Departure Time: Approximately 9:30 am

  • Don't forget sunblock, hats, jacket for the cooler months, binoculars and cameras.

Pricing:

The below fee includes the full day guided tour, entrance fees, water and lunch.

Shared Vehicle

1 Person Only:

2 Persons Only:

3 Persons +: 

R 3,300.00

R 2,800.00 per person

R 2,200.00 per person

Blyde Canyon Dam Boat Cruise

Hop aboard the Blyde Boat and discover the largest ‘green canyon’  in the world. 

 

An interpretation tour by a knowlegeable guide will take you to the rare living Kadishi Tufa Waterfall and the Three Rondawels. 

An abundance of wildlife will keep you captivated while learning more about the natural history of the Blyde Canyon. 

The waterfall sits at 200m (around 660 feet) in height and is the second tallest tufa waterfall on earth.

 

Being surrounded by the largest green canyon in the world is a must-do during your stay here! 

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Important Information:

  • This is a 3 - 3.5 hour activity including the transfers.

  • The boat trip itself is 1.5 hours.

 1) 9 am - 10:30 am | 2) 11am - 12:30 pm | 3) 3 pm - 4:30 pm

  • They depart from the Manor House reception area.

  • Don't forget sunblock, hats, jacket for the cooler months, binoculars and cameras.

Pricing:

The below fee includes cruise, transfers and entrance fees

Shared Vehicle

1 Person Only:

2 Persons Only:

3 Persons +: 

R 1,600.00

R 1,250.00 per person

R    950.00 per person

Hot Air Balloon

Experience the magic of lighter-than-air flight near the foot of the Drakensberg escarpment.

One-hour long flights are conducted over the scenic, Lowveld section of the Blyde River, 15 km west of Hoedspruit.

As the sun rises, the landscape, the vegetation, and if you're lucky, some wildlife will provide unsurpassed photographic opportunities.

Game sightings cannot be guaranteed but on most flights several plains game species are spotted. 

 

Please note, that this activity calls for a very early start from the lodge, sometimes in the dark, and is very weather dependent.

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Important Information:

  • This is a 2.5-3 hour activity including the transfers.

  • The flight itself is 1 hour. Departure times vary between 4am in the summer months to 5:30am in the winter months. 

  • They depart from the Manor House reception area.

  • Don't forget a jacket for the cooler months, binoculars and cameras.

Pricing:

The below fee includes the flight and transfers.

Shared Vehicle

1 Person Only:

2 Persons +:

R 5,400.00

R 4,800.00 per person

Reservations

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