South Africa’s Mpumalanga province is renowned for its rugged landscape, lush flora and animal life. Because it is one of the world’s great safari destinations, Mpumalanga is host to an excellent range of game lodges.

Mpumalanga’s diverse terrain makes it a paradise for birdwatchers and hikers; there are rivers and streams for fishing; waterfalls and other breathtaking natural features; and a friendly, world-class hospitality industry.

Luxury safari accommodation

The best safari lodges are exceptionally appointed, and often charge a premium rate. Fortunately, many lodges offer specials, and the discerning traveller can often find great deals. There are also plenty of good-value family venues in Mpumalanga, making it an ideal adventure holiday destination.

The Sabi Sabi private game reserve promises a safari experience of a lifetime – and it’s not hard to see why. Located in the South-Western section of the famous Kruger National Park and Offering accommodation in four private all-suite lodges, Sabi Sabi offers unspoilt tranquillity and the thrill of a big game safari adventure combined with lavish exclusivity.

Sabi Sabi is offering a special spring rate at all four of their luxury lodges. All meals and guided safaris are provided at no additional cost.

Rustic charm

Savanna Private Game Reserve is another upmarket romantic safari destination. With tented roofs and draped ceilings, the luxury Savanna camp, situated in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, provides old-world elegance and contemporary African adventure. Look out for safari special deals. For a limited time, Savanna is offering up to two nights’ free accommodation, depending on the length of your stay.

The exceptionally exclusive Ulusaba private lodge has an innovative special offer: stay at Ulusaba for three nights or more and receive a contribution towards return flights to their private air strip. Ulusaba is Richard Branson’s private game reserve, and is the last word in safari luxury. With twice-daily guided safari tours, plus leisure facilities like tennis courts and a spa, there is always plenty to do; all of it deeply relaxing. All of Mpumalanga’s exclusive safari resorts feature fine dining, and at Ulusaba you will find your meals perfectly complemented by the lodge’s collection of South African wines.

Explore the Lowveld

A different kind of Mpumalanga experience is available at the Casterbridge Hollow, a boutique hotel on a country estate outside White River. 

Casterbridge Hollow’s fittings and facilities will ensure you and your family have a comfortable stay, and makes a good base from which to explore the Mpumalanga Lowveld.  The hotel is conveniently located by the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre, packed with independent, individual shops, with plenty of local arts and crafts. 

Find the best deal

Mpumalanga’s many fine lodges and hotels, including the ones mentioned above, often run great-value specials that allow you to get more from your holiday without breaking the bank. Whether you want to extend your stay, take more of your family with you, or simply save money, it pays to find the best deals.

Through a travel consultant with good local knowledge and strong working partnerships with accommodation venues in the area, it can be possible to find special rates and packages that make your Mpumalanga adventure not just a holiday of a lifetime, but a surprisingly affordable one too.

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Exclusive Getaways is an accommodation expert operating in South Africa. Exclusive Getaways’s portfolio includes a superb range of safari lodges in South Africa. Contact Exclusive Getaways for great value Mpumalanga travel specials and discounts across South Africa.