All lodges at Nambiti offer two game drives per day. The first drive is at 06:00 and the the second is at 15:30. This means exclusive use of a 4x4 vehicle, accompanied by a trained game ranger.
Activities on offer include two game drives of approximately 3 hours each, weather permitting, fishing in the reserve’s well stocked dams, battlefield tours by arrangement, picnics/dinners at waterfall, river swimming and by arrangement bush dinners/breakfasts.
Relax by fishing in the river or any of our well stocked dams
Track wildlife with by arrangement with research
Visit the Rorkes Drift and Isandlwana battlefields approximately 60 minutes from Nambiti.
The Battle of Elandslaagte was fought on the Nambiti Conservancy and the original hospital still stands within its boundaries.
Facilities at Elephant Rock Private Safari Lodge
Elephant Rock offers the thrill of Big Five game viewing as well as the creature comforts of a top-class resort. A staff ratio of one staff member per guest ensures phenomenal service and personalised attention to detail. Relax on the deck next to the delightful pool or enjoy a sundowner on the main viewing deck overlooking the waterhole. The bar is an ideal meeting place for pre-dinner drinks.
Childfriendly Lodge at big 5 Private Game Reserve KwaZulu Natal
Elephant Rock is unlike other luxury safari destinations and welcomes families with children of all ages. Whilst being a child-friendly safari lodge, Elephant Rock does not take responsibility for the children’s safety whilst at the lodge or out on a game drive and asks that parents supervise their children at all times.
Safari Conferences and Workshops
The lodge is ideal for small exclusive conferences or workshops for up to ten people. Exclusive use of the lodge allows a conference, activities and meals to be planned to the guests’ requirements.
DirectionsThe Nambiti Conservancy is situated 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only 3½ hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensberg. Please see map for details. Directions from Johannesburg Head for Ladysmith on the N3. Once you have entered KwaZulu Natal via Van Reenen, look out for the Ladysmith Toll off-ramp (at the bottom of Van Reenen's Pass. Turn left and drive toward Ladysmith on the R103. When you arrive in Ladysmith, drive straight through, following the N11 Road to Newcastle. From the last traffic lights leaving Ladysmith travel for ± 7kms. Turn Right onto the D45 Road, follow for ± 10Km’s, at the T-Junction turn right, travel along side the game fence for 4 Km until you reach the gate-house which is staffed. Directions from Durban Head for Ladysmith on the N3 – Take the Ladysmith / Bergville Toll Off Ramp. Turn Right and head for Ladysmith, drive straight through Ladysmith on the N11 Road towards Newcastle from the last robots leaving Ladysmith travel for ± 7kms. Turn Right onto the D45 Road, follow for ± 10Km’s, at at the T-Junction turn right, travel along side the game fence for 4 Km until you reach the gate-house which is staffed. Please phone +27 36 6319026 / 7 in the event of you getting lost.