The only self-catering destination in Nambiti to offer a Big 5 experience in a private game reserve setting, Nambiti House is a 5-bedroom self-catering retreat, located within the Southern Section of the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.

Nestled within the grounds of Cheetah Ridge Lodge, Nambiti House is the only exclusive use self-catering lodge offering a Big 5 game drive experience on the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.

Ideal for families and groups, Nambiti House is set within its own fenced-off garden complete with a plunge pool, providing a secluded family-friendly environment, with access to the main Cheetah Ridge Lodge facilities on request.

Comfortable accommodation for up to 10 people is provided in 5 spacious bedrooms, the largest of which has its own en-suite bathroom, making this the perfect safari getaway destination for families and groups.

What makes Nambiti House so special?

  • Family-friendly accommodation with its own plunge pool, braai area and boma
  • Private, intimate setting in garden surroundings ideal for special occasions/milestone celebrations
  • A daily open-vehicle game drive is included in your stay
  • Free to do as you please, in your own time
  • Lounge and fireplace, with TV and DSTV
  • Access to main lodge amenities on request
  • Fully secured with electric fencing
  • Large farm-style dining room
  • Outside dining-room table
  • Malaria-free Reserve
  • Wi-fi available
  • 1 bag of wood supplied per stay (additional wood available – R100/bag)

Additional facilities available at the main lodge on request, but at no extra cost:

  • Swimming pool
  • Game Viewing Hide
  • Games room with TV and DSTV
  • Lawn games

Dining at Cheetah Ridge, private dinners and spa treatments are all available to Nambiti House guests, but should be booked at time of reservation to ensure availability.

Fantastic location!

Located near Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal between Johannesburg and Durban, the area in which Nambiti Private Game Reserve is located is steeped in history, with several Anglo-Boer/Anglo-Zulu War battlefields to be found in the vicinity, with distant views of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains.

Whether you’re seeking a game or birdwatching safari, a secluded African bush retreat for a business getaway, or a romantic escape, Nambiti House offers easy access to the ultimate, must-see safari destination.

What makes Nambiti Private Game Reserve so special?

  • The opportunity to encounter sightings of up to 52 recorded animal species, in their unspoilt habitat, with a daily (morning or evening) game drive through 10 000 hectares of untouched wilderness
  • Wake up to exquisite birdsong from any one or more of the reserve’s 374 recorded bird species

Nambiti House is perfect for:

  • Special occasions and celebrations
  • Family Getaways
  • Group Getaways/Team Building
  • Block bookings
  • Weekend and peak/off-peak season getaways

Nambiti House rates also include:

Beyond your accommodation, Nambiti House rates also include:

  • One daily open-vehicle game drive per day, with a choice of departure either in the early morning or evening. This includes hot beverages on the morning game drive and snacks on the evening drive.
  • Full daily servicing of the lodge with dedicated Housekeeper.

NOTE: An OPTIONAL additional game drive can be obtained at R450 per person, booked at the time of reservation. A minimum of 4 persons is required to make a booking.

All public holidays are charged at peak season rates.

There is a minimum occupancy of 4 persons required to book Nambiti House, including children.

Nambiti House rates exclude:

Nambiti House rates exclude:

  • Daily Nambiti Rhino Conservation Levy per person
  • Any gratuities
  • Any items purchased from the curio shop, spa treatments and any extra activities such as fishing

Nambiti House is a self-catering venue so you will bring in your own food and drinks, however, additional soft drinks and alcoholic beverages may be purchased at the bar at Cheetah Ridge Lodge and you may request to dine at Cheetah Ridge for certain meals.