Bush camps and game lodges on game reserves situated close to South Africa's major cities (near Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth) are popular with city folk looking to get back to nature over a weekend. Here are a collection of great safaris and bush breaks situated close to the city.
Accessed by means of a wooden swing bridge over a small stream, Jaci’s Safari Lodge has eight private rooms and two indulgent suites, accommodating up to twenty guests of any age. The main lodge is a modern take on the traditional safari style. The kitchen is open-plan, and the staff serve meals both indoors and outdoors or along the riverbed…Enquire Now
Gondwana’s Fynbos Villas are individually situated on the high lying ridges of a Fynbos valley a short drive from the Fynbos Camp. These 2 or 3 bedroom units can be taken out on a full board or a self-catering basis. The units are extremely spacious and suitably furnished in a minimalistic fashion. Both the Fynbos Villas and the nearby Kwena…Enquire Now
Gondwana Lodge is a hotel-style lodge based on a traditional Karoo homestead design. The lodge and rooms all overlook a prominent dam in the distance, which attracts good quantities of game and birdlife. The main lodge is spacious, with modern furnishings. The rooms are situated in two detached buildings with of six rooms in each (three on the lower floor…Enquire Now