Imbali Private Safari Lodge

Imbali Safari Lodge


An outstanding place of great beauty, the Imbali Private Safari Lodge captures the African flair of the 30s. The ideal location on the Nwatswitswonto River, close to the Orpen Gate, makes it a perfect starting point for adventurous safaris into the Kruger National Park.


The resort’s thatched-roof main building accommodates the reception and lodgings for 24 distinguished guests. The construction and the interior design line successfully create an authentic ambience based on the colonial style read more » of the 1930s.


The sensational atmosphere is further enhanced by flickering paraffin lamps and billowing mosquito nets; the exquisite service by a white-vested butler and elegant furniture to be expected.


Dinner at the restaurant is served on finest porcelain complete with silver cutlery. An exciting day is best revived sampling fine spirits or first-rate wine at the comfortable bar. Alternatively, a refreshing dip in the inviting swimming pool featuring a magnificent view of the Nwatswitswonto River offers diversion.


Naturally, the focus at the Imbali Lodge is on the exotic wildlife and the exciting safaris. After all, you are lodged in one of Africa’s most densely populated regions concerning wildlife.


The Imbali Private Safari Lodge’s immediate surroundings enjoy the reputation of housing an unusually large population of leopards. Your chances of observing these rare and shy animals in the wild are higher here than in any other place.


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Guests at the Imbali Safari Lodge may choose between two lodging options. A total of twelve luxurious suites featuring finest facilities and being accommodated in small chalets represent the first of these. read more »


The suites’ highlight is the private veranda complete with a romantic Jacuzzi commanding a breathtaking view of the Nwatswitswonto River and the plains beyond.


A finely-appointed bathroom with antique facilities and elegant furniture of the highest quality are just as much part of the comfortable suites as the open lounge with its central fireplace.


The Imbali Private Safari Lodge’s kitchen has repeatedly received praise and has taken the pledge to fulfil every guest’s individual wishes.


Slightly smaller than the suites, the generously equipped luxury rooms in the main building also provide every conceivable comfort. Lodged at the heart of the resort, you are always close to the hotel’s general facilities.


The Imbali deserves the reputation it has earned for its impeccable but unobtrusive service the discerning guests praise just as much as the superb cuisine ranking among the Kruger Park’s finest.


You may start looking forward to your stay at the Imbali Safari Lodge – one of the most beautiful lodges Africa has to offer and certainly a highlight of your South Africa holiday.


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The exceptional Imbali Private Safari Lodge’s activity program is unsurpassed. Climb atop an open 4x4 vehicle dating back to the 1930s and experience the stunning highlights the guided safari promises.


Guided read more » hikes through the bush will surprise you with a fully-fledged champagne breakfast around the next tree providing shade. Canoe tours down the river are another popular option. Cultural activities include traditional tribe dances and why not delve into the spiritual world and visit an African fortune teller, a Sangoma?


Birdwatchers will appreciate the plentiful opportunities to spot the many species and observe them unaware of your presence from a hiding place which grants a view of the water hole which is also frequented by other wildlife.


At night, after having revived yourself with a sun-downer, a night safari provides insight into the exciting world of the nocturnal animals.


Please be advised that children under the age of eight can not be received at the Imbali Lodge. Wild animals roam the terrain freely and some precautions have to be observed to guarantee a safe and pleasant stay.


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