Rock Lodge is located in Ulusaba - Richard Branson’s Private Game Reserve, beautifully located in the western sector of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and bordering the world renowned Kruger National Park. Ulusaba has its own private airstrip operating daily scheduled and charter flights. Flying time from Johannesburg is approximately one a half hours and only 30 minutes from Kruger Mpumalanga Airport in Nelspruit, while driving time is about 2 and a half hours from Nelspruit.
Rock Lodge is set high on the summit of a ‘koppie’ offering spectacular views over miles of Bush – encompassing the beauty of the lowveld below, set against a backdrop of mountains far in the distance.
Ulusaba Rock Lodge at a Glance
- Accommodation: 10 Rooms
- Maximum Guests: 20 – 25
- Private Decks – Yes
- Private Plunge Pools – some units
- Children – Yes
- Child-minding – Yes
- Television – Yes in main lounge area
- Laundry Service – Yes (no dry cleaning available)
- Small Library – Yes
- Tennis Courts – Yes
- Fully Equipped Gymnasium – Yes
- Bush Observatory – Yes
- Spa –- Yes
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Ulusaba means ‘place of little fear’ and derives from the ancient Shangaan warriors, who used the ‘koppie’ where the lodge is situated as the perfect look-out point.
Ulusaba Rock Lodge Accommodation
There are ten rooms and suites at Rock Lodge, all individually designed with décor that incorporates modern as well as traditional African art. The granite rock of the ‘koppie’ is a key feature in the design of the main lodge and each of the rooms has the colours of a different African tribe.
Safari Game Drives at Ulusaba Rock Lodge
Game Driving in Ulusaba is exceptional and boasts some of the finest and most qualified rangers and trackers in the reserve. The lodge offers two daily game drives and a daily bush walk. Covering over 13,500 hectares of game-rich African bush, guests have the opportunity of spotting Africa’s ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo as well as a host of smaller game like giraffe, zebra, cheetah, hippo, impala, bushbuck, other small antelope, bird life and fauna to name but a few.
There are numerous facilities available at Ulusaba and when guests aren’t out enjoying the African bush on a guided game drive or walk – there is a Swimming Pool, Beauty Treatment Centre, Tennis Courts and Fully Equipped Gym. The Lodge also has a small Library and a Star Gazing Observatory
Ulusaba’s Rock Lodge, is perfectly situated ‘on top of the world’, within Richard Branson’s Private Game Reserve - inthe heart of the Sabi Sands Reserve. Views from the lodge are spectacular and guests will be constantly reminded how spectacular nature can be.
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