THE BIG BUSH & BEACH ESCAPE
Look forward to the experience of a lifetime
It’s not often that one gets to experience the best of bush and beach in one journey.
While the exquisite beaches and salty air will allure and captivate you, to truly enjoy the wonders of Kwa-Zulu Natal, exploring the countryside along the way most certainly adds to the expedition. It is here where beach and bush truly meet to create a remarkable adventure for those looking to escape.
Take the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive getaway with this incredible 7-night package at Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa, Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge and Thonga Beach Lodge.
Package at a glance
2 Nights at Karkloof Safari Villas
2 Nights at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
3 Nights at Thonga Beach Lodge
*Excludes flights and transfers
KARKLOOF SAFARI VILLAS & SPA
Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa is an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime destination, made up of vast spaces and intimate exclusivity. Situated in the heart of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands, this destination offers guests the opportunity to explore over 3000 hectares of vast and varied terrain, making it a safari experience like no other. Boasting 16 individually decorated and chic private villas, all of which feature spacious bathrooms with double baths, secluded wraparound viewing decks, and enchanting views.
The award-winning spa features exquisite views of the native bush and surrounding gardens, a four-chair manicure and pedicure treatment lounge, Rassoul, flotation pool and kneipp pools, jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms.
RHINO RIDGE SAFARI SPA
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge is a luxurious safari lodge situated on the western boundary in the lower Hluhluwe section of the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, KwaZulu Natal. The park is a diverse ecological masterpiece, ranging from sub-tropical valleys and rivers to Montagne grasslands, with a vast diversity of flora and fauna. This idyllic lodge offers a chic alternative to the traditional park visit, with exciting extras thrown in, allowing guests to explore the remote and engage the present.
THONGA BEACH LODGE
Thonga Beach Lodge is set on the pristine shores of the Maputaland Coast which forms part of the 332 000-hectare iSimangaliso Wetland Park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. This luxury lodge is the ideal place to discover one of Africa’s last unspoilt wilderness beaches. The suites are positioned to afford maximum privacy and minimal environmental impact. Excellent cuisine is enjoyed al fresco on the dining deck or beach deck overlooking the sea.
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YOUR BUSH & BEACH ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive and check-in at Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa
Day 2: Explore the Karkloof Reserve at your leisure
Day 3: Check-out and transfer to Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
Day 4: Enjoy the wonders of visiting expansive Hluhluwe Park
Day 5: Check-out out of Rhino Ridge and make your way to Thonga Beach Lodge
Day 6: Spend a day on the beach exploring the untouched wilderness beaches
Day 7: Traverse the beautiful terrain and spot wildlife in their natural habitat
Day 8: Check-out and depart
YOUR STAY AT KARKLOOF SAFARI VILLAS & SPA
YOUR STAY AT RHINO RIDGE SAFARI LODGE
YOUR STAY AT RHINO RIDGE SAFARI LODGE
Flights and Transfers
There are a variety of ways in which you can travel, depending on your where you will be departing from.
If you’re departing from Joburg:
There is a direct flight on Airlink from Joburg to Pietermaritzburg
Fly from Joburg to Durban and self-drive (2 hours) to Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa
A 5 to 6-hour self-drive journey from Johannesburg to Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa
If you’re departing from Cape Town:
Fly from Cape Town to Durban and self-drive (2 hours) to Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa
If you’re departing from Durban:
Self-drive (2 hours) to Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa
Fly via helicopter (1 hour) to Karkloof Safari Villas & Spa (enquire when booking your package)