Tembe Elephant Park  Verified Listing

  • Tembe Elephant Park in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal , South Africa
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Swimming Pool
Airport Transfers
Laundry facilities
Spa facilities
WiFi
Bar
Linen
Tea and coffee facilities
Conference Facility
Electric Blankets
Serviced Daily
Dining Area
Fan
Sleeps
There is a place in Africa where the wild elephants still roam. The legendary Ivory Route where the great tuskers still tramp their ancient pathways through dense sand-forest and tall yellow grass. This is Tembe Elephant Park, a 300 square kilometre reserve between Zululand and Mozambique, home to Africa's largest elephants as well as one of the smallest antelope, the suni.

The Big Five also find their home here, the lion, leopard, black and white rhino and buffalo, as well as more than 340 bird species and a myriad of other animals and plants. It is a world of hot silence and white sand, where the busy modern world ceases to exist and only the rising and setting of the sun marks the passage of time. It is also the ancestral home of the Tembe people, who co-own and manage Tembe Safari Lodge. A place of warm African hospitality, classic safari food and world class personal service. This is where you will find the Africa of story and legend, of adventure and myth.

Tembe Safari Lodge is unique; it is the only community owned full service game lodge inside a proclaimed game reserve. In Tembe terms, this means that the lodge is right in the middle of unspoiled bush, with the trees and grasses of old Africa nestling right up against your tent. There are more than 340 bird species to be spotted, many from your own verandah. You can have an open-air hot shower under the stars while hearing animals crash through the brush a few metres away from you (although not to worry, there is an electric fence to make sure they don't get TOO close). Small animals and birds wander through the camp grounds, while monkeys and birds chitter overhead. A small troop of meerkats might come foraging past your feet while you enjoy your morning coffee. While taking a dip in the swimming pool you might see a graceful giraffe go undulating past. This is the secret of Tembe, the lodge is so much part of the reserve that the animals hardly know it is there. While the lodge includes full service and game drives, sometimes it is just an experience to stay in camp and let Africa come to you.
4x4 Vehicle On Request
Nature Reserve
En-suite bathroom
Bird watching
Game Drives
Tented camp

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Property Type Bed and Breakfast, Camp, Game Lodge, Guest Lodge
Check-in after 12:00 PM (noon)
Check-out before 10:30 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
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