Unique family holiday experiences at Nyati Safari Lodge in Hoedspruit

Nyati Safari Lodge

Nyati Safari Lodge outside Hoedspruit, in Limpopo, offers exclusive, family and child-friendly accommodation and activities. There is no more stressing over where to take your family over the school holidays!

The lodge is located within the Maseke Game Reserve and boasts 10 luxury river bungalows, six exclusive villa suites, three luxury tents, and a private camp – all overlooking the Olifants River.

You can expect exclusive family-oriented holiday experiences coupled with Big 5 safaris and breath-taking scenery!

Many of their previous guests agreed that uniqueness, authentic architecture and excellent hospitality are the hallmarks of all Nyati offerings.

Family-friendly accommodation at Nyati Safari Lodge

Your family will certainly feel at home with Nyati Safari Lodge’s luxury accommodation. Enjoy amazing views of the Olifants River and surrounding landscapes right from your suite.

The NYATI Family Bungalow was designed for families travelling with kids. Located right by the Olifants River and also built into the slope, it also boasts large glass-panelled sliding doors lead onto the private furnished terrace with amazing views. Each of the two rooms has two single beds as well as shared bath/toilet/terrace.

If your family is after privacy and space, choose from their six private luxury villas. The Nyati Olifant Villa Suites have either two, three or four bedrooms, a large living room, private pool and boma as well as a covered, furnished terrace where you can enjoy your holiday with panoramic views of the bush and Olifants River.

Amenities in all the units include either King-size or twin beds, quality duvets, private en-suite or shared bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, thick towels, bathrobes, hairdryers and various toiletries. There is air-conditioning, ceiling fans, electric blankets and mosquito nets, safety boxes, telephones and converters for European sockets. There is free Wi-Fi throughout.

Those traveling as a group or family of eight to 14 people and wanting a private luxury safari experience, the Nyati Cheetah Camp is the right choice. It is Nyati’s most exclusive lodge! Here you will have your own private safari camp with private chef, driver and private safari program.

Other amenities include a private pool, barbecue area, large living rooms with fireplaces and fully-equipped kitchens, five master bedrooms with King-size beds, two single beds in the sixth bedroom, private toilet, double sinks as well as indoor and outdoor showers for each room. Also expect thick towels, bathrobes, hairdryers and various toiletries in the bathrooms as well as air conditioning, ceiling fans, TVs with DStv, electric blankets and built-in mosquito nets in the units in addition to safety deposit boxes, telephones, free Wi-Fi and converters for European electricity plugs.

Want to immerse your family in the bush and live like the famed explorers and hunters of the past? The three luxurious Rhino Tents – also built into the slope facing the Olifants River, are a great choice. Each tent features its own en-suite bathroom with separate toilet, two sinks and indoor shower, a spacious private deck with amazing views, King-size bed, two duvets, a comfortable sofa that sleeps two. Also expect thick towels, bathrobes, hairdryer, toiletries, air conditioning, a ceiling fan and electric blankets as well as a safety box, telephone and European converter. There is also free Wi-Fi access.

Make an online booking HERE.

Family facilities at Nyati Safari Lodge

There are several facilities at Nyati Safari Lodge designed to ensure your family has a memorable stay. Facilities include a plunge pool for hot summer days, a bush spa, bush fitness centre, a driving range and secure, ample parking for your vehicles.

The Nyati Safari Lodge Bar is the place for parents to relax while the kids play and explore. They serve snacks, wine, drinks and cocktails from an extensive bar menu.

Overlooking the Olifants River and waterholes frequented by wildlife, the restaurant offers contemporary international cuisine. Enjoy amazing family breakfasts and dinners made from the best and freshest ingredients.

For your family’s convenience, they will assist with airport transfers. There is also daily housekeeping as well as laundry services.

Family Activities at the Lodge

Family activities at Nyati Safari Lodge include boat safaris, bush walks, Kruger National Park tours, game drives, helicopter rides, hot-air balloon tours, microlight flights, Panorama Route tours and quad bike safaris.

If you and your family love golf, you can test your swing at the Hans Merensky Golf Course.

Also make time for a visit to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center – your kids will certainly enjoy the educational experience.

Reviews from previous Nyati Safari Lodge guests

“We had a GREAT stay. We were two families with 5 kiddies combined the lodge made extra efforts to ensure the kids where accommodated with activities. The staff are truly amazing.. full of smiles and laughter. Rooms were clean and tidy with beautiful view of the river and animals. Our last night dinner was setup in the Bush truly amazing experience. Karel our game ranger is truly a gem to this lodge nothing was too much for him. Over exceeded in every way. Amazing with the kids and very informative and knowledgeable game ranger.. we have been to various 5* lodges and Karel is now rated as one of our best rangers so far. Well done to everyone from booking stage to check out every effort was put in to ensure we were happy,” wrote Elena on their TripAdvisor page.

johan221 added; “Ideal for a bush get away with lots of game drives, field guides is very informative and a pleasant feeling to get to interact with them and to hear their passion for the bushveld. Luxury tents were a nice experience.”

“From pre-check in the experience with Nyati was absolutely fantastic. Our lunch was ready when we arrived, Nicole and Gidi was professional and welcoming. Our five days at Nyati was filled with great food, excellent game drives with an exceptional guide (Gidi, a true asset to Nyati), his knowledge of the bush was excellent and his sense of humor fantastic! We managed to see 4 of the Big 5 animals. All the hospitality staff was friendly, professional and the service superb, especially from Lizeth, Joseph and Dear (you guys made our trip special). We would definitely be visiting again,” said PJW.

Nyati Safari Lodge is located at 1 Parsons 155kt, Hoedspruit, in Limpopo. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 15 793 7900; email info@nyatisafarilodge.co.za or visit them online at nyati.com. Follow them on Facebook HERE.

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