Ulusaba Private Game Reserve is located in the western section of Sabi Sand Reserve, near Kruger National Park in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. Here, you will find Clliff Lodge with its private suites that boast stunning views over the savannah. Every panorama offers endless opportunities to spot wildlife against the dramatic backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains.
Naturally, maintaining this beautiful place is top priority. Ulusaba’s charitable arm emphasizes sustainable initiatives and now benefits over 35,000 people across six communities.
Reserve your spot for a superlative safari experience and explore this very special part of Africa.
From R24 500
per person per night
Rates may vary according to season. Specials may be available.
Best Available Rate
- Luxury accommodation
- All meals and drinks including a top quality wine list and champagne
- Twice daily game drives
- Mini bar drinks and snacks, which will be restocked daily
- Road transfers from Ulusaba’s private airstrip to the lodge
- Laundry service
Children of any age can stay at Cliff Lodge and are invited to join the Cub’s Club.
While at Ulusaba, all kids are “cubs” and each is given a Cub’s Club backpack full of little goodies to entertain and educate them about the African bush. It’s not a set programme, but rather a range of great activities for your cubs to choose from. Every cub’s room is complete with their very own amenities and a personal welcome letter, which includes a health and safety briefing.
Cliff Lodge comprises two spacious suites that stylishly reflect African tribal influences.
Cliff Lodge 1
This luxurious two-bedroom suite accommodates up to three adults and two children with one large bedroom and a second smaller bedroom.
- Lounge with fireplace
- Separate kitchen and bar
- Mini spa and gym
- Outdoor deck with a large pool
Cliff Lodge 2
A one-bedroom suite that accommodates up to two adults and two children on two small pull-out beds.
- Lounge area with fireplace
- Large viewing deck with Jacuzzi
Ulusaba can be booked exclusively. Whether it’s a milestone birthday, anniversary, company retreat, or a getaway with friends and family, Ulusaba provides the perfect setting. You’ll have access to all the privacy and flexibility that you desire, as well as your own game drive vehicles. Highly skilled staff will tailor every detail to your preferences and ensure an unforgettable African safari experience.
- Viewing Decks
- Outdoor Pool (heated in winter months)
- Spa Treatments in the Aroma Boma
- Gift Shop
At Ulusaba, the internationally renowned chefs have developed delicious pan-African dishes infused with local ingredients. Whether dining under the African sky in the boma, on one of the decks, or in the dining room, the menus promise to delight your senses. If a more intimate experience is desired, just ask and private dining can be arranged either on a secluded deck, or at a location of your choosing.
South Africa has a global reputation for excellent wine and guests enjoy some of the best local vintages.
Note that Room Service and Kid’s Club meals are also available.
Special diet? Please advise in advance of arrival.
There are two daily game drives at Ulusaba, one leaving early in the morning and one leaving late afternoon, each lasting around three hours. Times will vary depending on the season, but always keep your eyes peeled for the “Big Five”.
You’ll traverse over 13,500 hectares of private reserve with your dedicated Ranger and Tracker. Bring your best camera to capture this epic ride!
Other activities include:
- Safari Walks
- Stargazing in the bush observatory
- Cultural and scenic tours
- Helicopter trips
- Romantic picnics
- Informative talks on local plants and wildlife, as well as conservation efforts can be organized on request for both adults and children.
- Volunteer safaris offer a bespoke itinerary for guests wanting to participate in hands-on projects within the local communities. Just ask when you make your reservation!
There is nothing quite like saying ‘I do’ in the heart of the savannah. Whether the ceremony takes place on the edge of a dam where hippos come to play, or out on one of the decks, you are guaranteed the WOW factor needed to ensure guests will be talking about your wedding for years to come.
The following event activities are available for an additional charge:
- Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties
- Local Marimba Band
- Performances from the Shangaan Dancers
- Gumboot Dancers
- Ulusaba Choir
- Justicia Best Boys Choir