Ntamba Safari Lodge

This Family owned, Self-Catering Ntamba Safari Lodge is the perfect escape to relax in the African bush. We are a short 35 min drive from Sun City or 2 hr drive from Lanseria
Airport. Ntamba is situated in the Big 5, Malaria free, Black Rhino Game Reserve and forms part of the 55 000-hectare Pilanesberg National Park.

View the Big 5 in their natural habitat as well as South Africa’s other rare species in the comfort of your own

Exclusive Use Self Catering Lodge.

The perfect family and friend’s getaway, Ntamba lodge is child friendly and encompasses 5 free standing en-suite luxury suites.

The Accommodation comprises of 5 x Luxury Suites. Suite 2 & 3 have an interleading lounge connecting them furnished with 2 single sleepers for kids, essentially turning it into a large Family Suite

Game drives are included in your stay and conducted with a professional guide in your private 4 x 4 Safari Vehicle on the exclusive Black Rhino Game Reserve. Ntamba Lodge is privileged to have traversing rights to the whole Pilanesberg National Park allowing the Big 5 and other endangered species such as African Wild Dog, Cheetah and Black Rhino to roam free.

Note: A maximum of 10 guests allowed on the vehicle during game drives

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Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rands • Subject to availability•
  1 Dec 2021
to 30 Nov 2022
Midweek rate per night Sundays-Thursdays ( LOW) R15 500
Fridays,Saturday’s, public holidays,School holidays & long weekends (PEAK) - for the entire lodge per night R17 500

Look at our Special Offers for SA Residents under our special offers section!


  • Guided morning bush walks
  • Golf at the nearby championship Gary Player and Lost City golf courses
  • Hot-air balloon flights over Pilanesberg
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sun City Day Trips
  • Outing to Predator world

Available by prior arrangement with Ntamba, at an additional charge. Please enquire when booking

Indulge in the luxury of having the lodge to yourself and your guests as our professional game ranger guides you through one of the richest diversities of fauna and flora in Africa.  Game drive starting times are flexible as you have use of a private safari vehicle.
​Game drives are conducted in a 4 x 4 Safari vehicle on the 2000 hectare Black Rhino Game Reserve, which is open to the 55 000 hectare Pilanesberg National Park allowing the Big 5 and other endangered species such as African Wild Dog, Cheetah and Black Rhino to roam free.
Note: Maximum capacity on the vehicle is 10 guests. 

From Johannesburg, take the R512 past Hartbeespoort Dam and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg

From Pretoria, take the N1 north and exit onto the N4 towards Rustenburg

  • Travel along the N4, then take the R556 (Sun City/Pilanesberg National Park) exit
  • Turn right at the stop onto the R556, and continue on towards Sun City
  • Pass the Sun City gate and then Sun Village Shopping Centre (both on the right)
  • At the four-way stop, turn right onto the R565 Derdepoort road
  • Continue on for approx. 27km – the entrance to Black Rhino Game Reserve is on the right
  • Sign in at the main gate and they will direct you to Ntamba Safari Lodge (Lodge 11)

Private road transfers are available from Johannesburg and Pretoria. Please Enquire.

By Plane

  • Pilanesberg Airport : 35 min drive from the Lodge (currently not in operation, but pls check for update)
  • Lanseria Airport : 2-2.5 hrs drive from the Lodge
  • OR Tambo International Airport : 2.5-3 hrs drive from the Lodge

Self Catering Suites

Suite One
Unit size: 50 sqm


Suite Two
This Suite can also be made up as a family unit with an inter-leading lounge area with two sleeper couches.
Unit size: 50 sqm


Suite Three
Note: This Suite can also be made up as a family unit with an inter-leading lounge area with two sleeper couches.
Unit size: 50 sqm


Suite Four
Unit size: 50 sqm


Suite Five
Unit size: 50 sqm

King Size Bed (or Twin Beds)
Egyptian Cotton Sheets
Sleeper Couch (3/4 size)
Electric Blankets
Air Conditioning
International plugs & USB points
Coffee & Tea Station
Nespresso Machine
Bar Fridge
Outside deck
Freestanding bath
Double shower
Double basins
Outside shower
Separate Toilet
Bathroom amenities

Lodge Layout


  • Self Catering Accommodation for 10 Adults in 5 suites (Entire Lodge)
  • 2 x 2.5 hr Guided game drives per day on a Private Safari Vehicle
  • All daily park conservation fees
  • Tea & Coffee in rooms
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 x Bags of firewood per day (incl. firelighters)
  • Applicable VAT


  • All food and drinks
  • Chef Service
  • Staff Tips


  • Self-Catering Lodge
  • Entire Lodge to be booked as one unit. (Exclusive use)
  • 3 x Luxury Suites, 1 x Luxury Family Unit (consists of 2 x Luxury Suites with inter-leading lounge)
  • Located in the private Black Rhino Game Reserve
  • Free roaming Big 5 Game Reserve
  • Malaria Free Area
  • Maximum of 10 Adults
  • Children under 10yrs are not counted toward the 10 Adult Maximum
  • Maximum occupancy including children 15 pax
  • Child Friendly Lodge: please enquire re cot & amenities
  • Children allowed on Game Drives at the Game Ranger's discretion (no minimum age)
  • Minimum 2 nights stay
  • Supermarkets en route to the lodge are located at Waterfall Mall, Rustenburg or Village Mall, Hartebeespoort
  • Please note we are a Self Catering Lodge and no food/meals are provided.  The nearest small Supermarket is 35 min away
  • Nespresso & Dolce Gusto machines as well as plungers are available.  Please bring your own pods and ground coffee.
  • Instant coffee, tea & milk are complimentary in the suites
  • Small tuck shop located at the main gate (10 min away) if you forget any essentials
  • Maximum of 10 guests allowed on Game Vehicle at any time.  Each person including children to be on their own seat
  • Game drives conducted by a qualified Game Ranger
  • Maximum of 2 x game drives per day (2.5 hours each)
  • No self driving allowed
  • Game Ranger lives on the premises and has first aid and emergency training
  • Situated in a node with non‐intrusive electrified fencing to keep guests safe,  however some animals cannot be kept out
  • Exercise or walking to be done on main roads and in daylight hours within the node
  • Limited cell coverage at the Lodge
  • Complimentary Wifi (Please note that due to our location, Wifi cannot be guaranteed as signal can be intermittent)
  • TV Lounge with Flat screen and DSTV (Full Bouquet)


  • Ntamba has a Sister Lodge (Nkala) situated right next door and connected by a footpath. For bigger groups these two lodges can be booked out together.

For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancel up to 7 days before check in and get a 50% refund, minus service fees.
  • Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged




Need Assistance?

South Africa Flag image +27 14 004 0056 / 014 004 0056
Business Hours:
Mon - Fri (09:00 - 17:00)
Sat (09:00 - 13:00)
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours

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What sets us Apart !

  • Ideal for family or group getaways
  • Rich biodiversity of game
  • Home to the “Big 5”
  • Over 350 bird species
  • Effortless road and air access