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Presenting the Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

Location: Mpumalanga, South Africa

Rated: 7 Star

Bedrooms: 12+

Price: $16630 to $36250 p/n*

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Luxurious Lodges and the Ultimate Safari Experience at Ulusaba
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The Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve and Africa’s Big Five
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Breakfast at the Treehouse Viewing Deck by the Xikwenga Dam
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Exhilarating Morning Game Drives at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Wildlife and Bush Preservation, the Lion Cubs and the Rangers
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The Pride of Lions at the Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve
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The Mighty African Lion that Lives within the Sabi Sand Reserve
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Delectable Pan-African Dishes on the Lunch Menu at the Safari Lodge
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Luxurious Living Spaces for Rest and Relaxation at Both Lodges
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Game Drives in the Wilderness, Late Afternoon until Nightfall
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Wild Encounter with the Gentle Giants of Hazyview in Sabi Sand
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Elephant Interaction and Thrilling Rides in the African Bush
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The Playful Hippos at Ulusaba Enjoying a Dip at Xikwenga Dam
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Your Home Away from Home While on a Luxury African Safari
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Breathtaking Treehouse Suite with a Private Deck at Safari Lodge
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An Intimate Dining Experience Set in the South African Bush
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The Cliff Lodge’s Stunning Two-Bedroom Suite at the Rock Lodge
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The Delightful Braai at the Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve
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Ulusaba is Undeniably a Fascinating Destination Day or Night

In Ulusaba, Wild Adventures in a Luxury Safari Destination

The Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in Sabi Sand is an incredible sanctuary owned by Sir Richard Branson in Mpumalanga, South Africa. This luxury safari was voted by Condé Nast Traveler readers (US) as the third best resort in the world in 2016. At Ulusaba you will take pleasure in the scenic sights and have a taste of the Shangaan culture.

Ulusaba: ID:6014

12+
Beds
12+
Baths
7
Stars
Mpumalanga
South Africa, Africa
Per night $16,630 - $16,630
$16,630 - $16,630 Per Night
For more actuate pricing please add your dates of travel.
 
12+
Beds
12+
Baths
7
Stars
Mpumalanga
South Africa, Africa


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Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve, a Sanctuary Set on a Hill


Ulusaba stands for “place of little fear.” And the Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve is undeniably a safe haven. It is a luxury safari situated in the Sabi Sand Reserve in South Africa and owned by Sir Richard Branson. A significant place in the history of the local Shangaan tribe for the hills was once used an outpost by tribal chiefs and warriors.

Luxurious Lodges and the Ultimate Safari Experience at Ulusaba


The Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve is a world class retreat with two luxury accommodations. The Rock Lodge and Safari Lodge are just about 500 meters apart from each other. Ulusaba offers unique and unparalleled safari experiences for all ages. The best part is you can do as little or as much as you like. From the awe-inspiring scenery and thrilling adventures, you will definitely enjoy every moment of your stay in Ulusaba.

Luxurious Lodges and the Ultimate Safari Experience at Ulusaba


The Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve is a world class retreat with two luxury accommodations. The Rock Lodge and Safari Lodge are just about 500 meters apart from each other. Ulusaba offers unique and unparalleled safari experiences for all ages. The best part is you can do as little or as much as you like. From the awe-inspiring scenery and thrilling adventures, you will definitely enjoy every moment of your stay in Ulusaba.

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The Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve and Africa’s Big Five


Imagine that you’re on a luxury safari for the first time. The morning leopard sees you but can you see it? It’s an incredible feeling to see a wild animal in its natural habitat. Set eyes on any of Africa’s “Big Five.”  Back then "Big Five" is a term coined by game hunters that refers to leopards, lions, elephants, rhinos and buffaloes. These are the five animals that are the most difficult and dangerous to hunt in Africa.

Breakfast at the Treehouse Viewing Deck by the Xikwenga Dam


First things first. Have a filling and satisfying breakfast at the treehouse viewing deck at the the Ulusaba Safari Lodge. Try the poached eggs on a boerewors patty. You’ll find the  unobstructed view of the Xikwenga Dam within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve quite fascinating. It is a marvelous setting further into the open bush. The treehouse viewing deck is also a great spot to observe wildlife.

Breakfast at the Treehouse Viewing Deck by the Xikwenga Dam


First things first. Have a filling and satisfying breakfast at the treehouse viewing deck at the the Ulusaba Safari Lodge. Try the poached eggs on a boerewors patty. You’ll find the  unobstructed view of the Xikwenga Dam within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve quite fascinating. It is a marvelous setting further into the open bush. The treehouse viewing deck is also a great spot to observe wildlife.

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Exhilarating Morning Game Drives at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve


As soon as day breaks and at 5:30 a.m. the early morning game drives depart. It’s the best time of the day to see wildlife. Explore the open African bush with Ulusaba’s qualified as well as experienced rangers and trackers. If you have been on a safari in the past you are well aware that every game drive is entirely different. Discover the Sabi Sand Reserve and cover 13,500 hectares of land with thriving flora and fauna.

Wildlife and Bush Preservation, the Lion Cubs and the Rangers


Lion cubs have been seen play stalking, leaping and tackling each other at Ulusaba. You see bush and wildlife conservation is Ulusaba’s top priority. Ulusaba rangers are sensitive of the surrounding environment. Each of the experienced rangers operates game drives with extreme care and the least amount of impact. They all make sure that the animals, the plant life, no matter how big or small, and the terrain are protected.

Wildlife and Bush Preservation, the Lion Cubs and the Rangers


Lion cubs have been seen play stalking, leaping and tackling each other at Ulusaba. You see bush and wildlife conservation is Ulusaba’s top priority. Ulusaba rangers are sensitive of the surrounding environment. Each of the experienced rangers operates game drives with extreme care and the least amount of impact. They all make sure that the animals, the plant life, no matter how big or small, and the terrain are protected.

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The Pride of Lions at the Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve


Game viewing throughout the winter can be an exhilarating experience. Food becomes scarce and in the animal kingdom it’s all about surviving in the wild. Animals get desperate and compete for sustenance. Doing whatever it takes to stay alive in the bush. As the lion cubs grow they learn to hunt with the other members of the pride. Together they prepare for battle with other mammals such as hyenas as they stalk for prey.

The Mighty African Lion that Lives within the Sabi Sand Reserve


For the most part of the day you’ll see the African lion lying on its back sleeping. Lions are active at night and from time to time begin hunting at twilight. The male lion is easily identified because of its mane. The lion’s mane is a distinguishing characteristic of the adult male cat which is unique among feline species. It serves as protection as they fight intruders to guard its cubs and its territory.

The Mighty African Lion that Lives within the Sabi Sand Reserve


For the most part of the day you’ll see the African lion lying on its back sleeping. Lions are active at night and from time to time begin hunting at twilight. The male lion is easily identified because of its mane. The lion’s mane is a distinguishing characteristic of the adult male cat which is unique among feline species. It serves as protection as they fight intruders to guard its cubs and its territory.

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Delectable Pan-African Dishes on the Lunch Menu at the Safari Lodge


After a spectacular morning with wild encounters you find yourself ready for a hearty meal. Dine at the Safari Lodge and pick something out of the menu. Each of the pan-African dishes on the list are developed by internationally renowned chefs. With gustatory delights that offers flavors of the African cultures. Not only that, recipes are constantly refreshed, carefully prepared and cook with local and seasonal ingredients of the finest quality.

  

Luxurious Living Spaces for Rest and Relaxation at Both Lodges


Following a substantial meal you head to a private lounge to get some rest. It was a morning to remember just like any other great day at Ulusaba. The inviting living spaces at the Rock and Safari Lodges mirror the untamed but serene characteristics of the wilderness. Keep in mind that the Rock Lodge accommodates up to 25 guests and the Safari Lodge houses 22. It is the ultimate luxury safari venue in South Africa.

  

Luxurious Living Spaces for Rest and Relaxation at Both Lodges


Following a substantial meal you head to a private lounge to get some rest. It was a morning to remember just like any other great day at Ulusaba. The inviting living spaces at the Rock and Safari Lodges mirror the untamed but serene characteristics of the wilderness. Keep in mind that the Rock Lodge accommodates up to 25 guests and the Safari Lodge houses 22. It is the ultimate luxury safari venue in South Africa.

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Game Drives in the Wilderness, Late Afternoon until Nightfall


At 4:30 p.m. all is set for an evening game drive at Ulusaba. But before leaving you might want to have afternoon tea first on the patio. As the sun sets on the African bush and the darkness slowly sets in sundowners are served. Nocturnal creatures now roam the grasslands. The magic happens as nature’s spectacle unfolds before your very eyes. Come across a gentle giant  or witness an elusive predator searching for  prey.

Wild Encounter with the Gentle Giants of Hazyview in Sabi Sand


To be able to get close and touch these magnificent creatures will change your life. The elephants are intelligent with a compassionate nature and are likewise delighted to interact with humans. Exchange trunk greetings and offer them tasty treats on the banks of Sabie River in Hazyview. Experienced elephant handlers will also assist you and share in-depth information about elephant behavior during your Elephant Whispers excursion at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

Wild Encounter with the Gentle Giants of Hazyview in Sabi Sand


To be able to get close and touch these magnificent creatures will change your life. The elephants are intelligent with a compassionate nature and are likewise delighted to interact with humans. Exchange trunk greetings and offer them tasty treats on the banks of Sabie River in Hazyview. Experienced elephant handlers will also assist you and share in-depth information about elephant behavior during your Elephant Whispers excursion at the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

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Elephant Interaction and Thrilling Rides in the African Bush


And that’s just the beginning, you will experience handing out pellets to the enormous animals. You will also have the opportunity to touch the elephant’s trunk, tongue, skin as well as its feet and feel its varying textures. After which get ready to saddle up on the elephant’s back, riding the gentle giant as you set off to the African bush.

The Playful Hippos at Ulusaba Enjoying a Dip at Xikwenga Dam


The Xikwenga Dam at the Sabi Sand Reserve is a place where you will find hippo pods. You can see this semiaquatic animal enjoying the water all through the day to remain cool. Hippos are only territorial when they are in the water, but prove to be non-territorial when on land. When night falls they emerge from the water. They start grazing feeding on grass and every now and then eat plants.

The Playful Hippos at Ulusaba Enjoying a Dip at Xikwenga Dam


The Xikwenga Dam at the Sabi Sand Reserve is a place where you will find hippo pods. You can see this semiaquatic animal enjoying the water all through the day to remain cool. Hippos are only territorial when they are in the water, but prove to be non-territorial when on land. When night falls they emerge from the water. They start grazing feeding on grass and every now and then eat plants.

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Your Home Away from Home While on a Luxury African Safari


After a scenic game drive you head back to the Safari Lodge.  You just witnessed how animals go about their daily existence and it was incredible.  The Safari Lodge is set under a canopy of ancient trees in the bush and on the banks of a dry riverbed. Walking to your room  there is a sense of adventure as you pass the swing bridges and raised walkways.

Breathtaking Treehouse Suite with a Private Deck at Safari Lodge


The spacious Treehouse Suite at the Safari Lodge in Ulusaba offers complete privacy. You will fall in love with the view of the Xikwenga Dam. It is the perfect luxury accommodations for honeymooners. Also the ideal room choice for bird watchers and photographers.  There’s one more thing you should know, from the private deck you will catch sight of animals like elephants and hippos bathing under the heat of the African sun.

Breathtaking Treehouse Suite with a Private Deck at Safari Lodge


The spacious Treehouse Suite at the Safari Lodge in Ulusaba offers complete privacy. You will fall in love with the view of the Xikwenga Dam. It is the perfect luxury accommodations for honeymooners. Also the ideal room choice for bird watchers and photographers.  There’s one more thing you should know, from the private deck you will catch sight of animals like elephants and hippos bathing under the heat of the African sun.

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An Intimate Dining Experience Set in the South African Bush


Sharing meals can be an intimate experience at Ulusaba. If you prefer dining in the privacy of a secluded deck or a choice location it can be arranged. Take it easy and make the most out of your time at Ulusaba.  Relax with a bottle of wine and enjoy an appetizing dish. Fact is there is something exotic about this romantic wilderness setting that it lures you time and again.

The Cliff Lodge’s Stunning Two-Bedroom Suite at the Rock Lodge


The Cliff Lodge at Ulusaba’s Rock Lodge is a lavish two-bedroom suite with sweeping views of the majestic plains. It has one large bedroom as well as a second smaller bedroom. What’s more it has a private outdoor deck with a big pool that three adults along with two children will enjoy. The Cliff Lodge also includes a sizable lounge with a fireplace, separate bar and kitchen, plus a mini spa and gym.

The Cliff Lodge’s Stunning Two-Bedroom Suite at the Rock Lodge


The Cliff Lodge at Ulusaba’s Rock Lodge is a lavish two-bedroom suite with sweeping views of the majestic plains. It has one large bedroom as well as a second smaller bedroom. What’s more it has a private outdoor deck with a big pool that three adults along with two children will enjoy. The Cliff Lodge also includes a sizable lounge with a fireplace, separate bar and kitchen, plus a mini spa and gym.

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The Delightful Braai at the Ulusaba Private Safari Game Reserve


You can have dinner in the heart of the bush in Sabi Sand. Your evening meal a traditional Braai set underneath the enchanting African sky. A Braai is similar to a barbecue with a casual and relaxed mood. While dining you talk about the significant moments of the day with friends, old and new ones, as well as with the family. Here’s the really great part, you can also sample the local specialties.

Ulusaba is Undeniably a Fascinating Destination Day or Night


As night falls there are still things to see. The Bush Observatory is a unique feature of the Ulusaba Safari Private Game Reserve in Sabi Sand. Fix your eyes on the heavens gazing at the stars. The lodge rangers will help explain more about the constellations seen from points in the southern hemisphere. Think about all of it... It makes you want to pack your bags and plan your visit to Ulusaba.

Ulusaba is Undeniably a Fascinating Destination Day or Night


As night falls there are still things to see. The Bush Observatory is a unique feature of the Ulusaba Safari Private Game Reserve in Sabi Sand. Fix your eyes on the heavens gazing at the stars. The lodge rangers will help explain more about the constellations seen from points in the southern hemisphere. Think about all of it... It makes you want to pack your bags and plan your visit to Ulusaba.

Ulusaba: ID:6014

12+
Beds
12+
Baths
7
Stars
Mpumalanga
South Africa, Africa
Per night $16,630 - $16,630
$16,630 - $16,630 Per Night
For more actuate pricing please add your dates of travel.
 
12+
Beds
12+
Baths
7
Stars
Mpumalanga
South Africa, Africa


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