The Time Has Come!

To return to Africa.


With Boris giving us the green light to travel to South Africa again from Monday 11th October comes the opportunity to visit the open countryside with Elephants drinking from waterholes, Lions lying in the shade of acacia trees, Rhino's grazing the plains. So with our exclusive choice Safari Lodges & small Boutique-hotels.

South Africa is now open.



Want to get away from the crowds?

We do!


With our private Villa in Ballito and great relations with secluded Safari Lodges, Luxury B&B's & Mountain retreat's you can avoid the crowds and bask in the summer warmth of the African sun.

We will be available to transfer you around KwaZulu-Natal, reducing contact with crowds and busy areas. Indlwana, our private Villa will be your base and Paul & Terry are your hosts, drivers & guides. This unique service, not offered anywhere else allows you to feel safe and secure in an uncertain world.



Accommodation Selection


The joy of safari is its open spaces, individual luxury accommodation and open vehicles in which to see the African Big 5.


Amakhosi Safari Lodge has been a favourite of ours (and many clients) for years now. They have been busy over lockdown upgrading the main lodge/dining area and the 8 luxury individual luxury suites. Just a morning drive from Indlwana, Amakhosi is a great choice.

Link: Home » Amakhosi Safari Lodge




Rhino Sands Safari Camp

With just 6 luxury tented suites, this eco-friendly Lodge takes glamping to another level. With gourmet food & organic fine wines, you could be transported to a time gone by with 2 game drives a day.

Take a look at the stunning website for a taste of Africa.

Link: 5 Star Game Lodge in KZN | Rhino Sands Safari Camp




Fugitives Drift Lodge - Zulu Battlefield's

Situated in Rourke’s Drift the perfect base to experience the history of the Anglo/Zulu battles. During your stay, you will have guided tours to Isandlwana and Rourke’s Drift led by one of the registered tour guides, including Andrew Rattray. A guided walk to see the site where Lieutenants Melvill and Coghill lost their lives attempting to save the Queen’s Colour, earning the first two posthumous Victoria Crosses ever awarded.

Link: Fugitives Drift Lodge Fugitives’ Drift Lodge | Rorke’s Drift | Isandlwana | Battlefield Tours


Montusi Mountain Lodge

Here is one of our real secrets. For those that love the outdoor life.

The lodge is situated on a 1000 hectare conservation estate with beautiful streams, a waterfall, three dams, pockets of natural indigenous forests, two caves and bushman paintings. The estate provides a stunning playground for the exclusive use of Montusi guests to hike, horse-ride, mountain bike, fly fish and bird watch. Within the grounds, there is a tennis court and a beautiful natural-look swimming pool. Each of the individual suites is set apart in the gardens to extend the feeling of privacy.


Activities There is a golf course nearby as well as an adventure centre and the Royal Natal National Park. The Amphitheatre Golf Course hugs the banks of the Tugela River and provides a challenging 9 hole round. The All Out Adventure centre offers eight adrenaline-pumping activities, including a tree-top cable tour and quad biking, from one spectacular venue. Hiking, Horse Riding, Fly Fishing, Birding and Trail Runs are just a few of the activities offered, or you can explore the surrounding areas which offer gorgeous views and plenty to see and do.


Dining The main restaurant with a fireplace offers sumptuous meals daily and can cater for children and most dietary requirements. In the summer months, meals are hosted outside on the Phumleni. Breakfast and Dinner are included for lodge guests and additional light lunches are available too.

Rooms There are 14 spacious, tastefully decorated, individual suites. Each suite has spectacular mountain views, tea and coffee making facilities, including a bar fridge for fresh milk. All suites have a carport for one vehicle. Garden Suites: There are 10 Garden Suites which each have a comfy bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, a lounge with a TV, DVD player, gas-operated fireplace and private patio. Most suites have a King size bed (others with two singles beds). Family Suites: The four Family Suites accommodate four adults in two bedrooms. One bedroom has a King size double bed and a bathroom with bath and toilet. The second bedroom has either two single beds or a King size double bed and a bathroom with a shower and toilet. These rooms open onto an entrance area and lounge. The lounges also have a TV, DVD player, gas fireplace and private patio.

Link: www.montusi.co.za/


Indlwana, our private Villa.

Indlwana offers groups of up to 8 people to enjoy not only the luxury of its 4 en-suite bedrooms, outdoor heated pool, dining area and relaxing sofas. But, indoor lounge, kitchen/family room and dining room. The “to-do list" is impressive. Without leaving Simbithi you can play the 18-hole golf course, sharpen your tennis skills on the outdoor court, walk through the indigenous forest and lakes, play crazy gold, cycle the woodland trails or read your Kindle by the pool.

With Paul & Terry on hand to drive you to all the local beaches, restaurants & attractions you don't have to think about a thing.

Link: South African South African Holidays | South African Secrets Limited | England

So, if you require a chauffeur-driven bespoke itinerary or a self-drive trip. Contact Paul or Terry to chat about your African Adventure today.


Paul Rigby (Itinerary Specialist) 0771 046 0223

Terry O'Connor (Travel Co-ordinator) 0780 181 3975


THE LODGE

1 Campriano Drive

Warwick, CV34 4NQ

Tel: 01926 410080

Mob: 07801 813975

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