Baobab Ridge Greater Kruger
About Baobab Ridge Greater Kruger
Baobab Ridge Lodge is a private lodge situated in the prestigious Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. It provides spacious yet affordable air-conditioned individual private suites with an open plan lounge and private terrace, offering guests beautiful bush-veld landscapes with an excellent possibility of coming face to face with the "Big 5" and bird species in their natural habitat. This lodge is fully catered and can also be booked exclusively for up to 16 guests (ideal for groups seeking complete privacy and no age limits).During the hot summer days between game drives, you can relax in your cool air conditioned private suite, in the breeze of your private terrace or on the pool deck overlooking the waterhole, with a view into the pristine African wilderness and the mountains beyond.The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (approximately 62 000 hectares) is part of the Greater Kruger National Park and open to the Kruger National Park and Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. The private game reserve lies along the western border of the Kruger, with no fencing separating the reserve from the Kruger or the Timbavati; allowing the animals to roam freely between the private game reserves and the Kruger Park. The game in both the Kruger and the neighbouring reserves is essentially the same, the only difference being the experience of driving off-road in open game viewers with professional guides and that this area is known worldwide, as the area the white lions originated from. They are born and live in the wild here, so the gene pool of the white lion is carried within the lions of this area and we have occasional sightings of white lions in our area. The less known Klaserie Reserve also has fewer lodges, which means far less traffic on game drives and sightings.The professionally trained guides who accompany you on drives or walks are expert rangers and are in contact with other lodge vehicles, greatly increasing your chances of finding the wildlife that you want to see. Some of the other game found in our area, are giraffe, wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, warthog, porcupine, African wild cat, honey badger, genets, bush babies, kudu, zebra, wild dog, cheetah, pangolin, aardvark, hyena, hippo and much, much more. Birding is quite spectacular, especially during our spring and summer when the migrant birds return to the area. Hearing the cheerful call of the beautiful Woodland Kingfisher in the summer, the haunting cry of the African Fish Eagle over waterways or the familiar evening camp fire sounds of hyena, lion, Nightjars and the Pearl Spotted Owlet has such a wonderfully calming effect! (Summer: September – April / winter: May – August).
Safari: Big 5 , cheetah, wild dog and white lion, this reserve is a part of the greater Kruger and has an abundance of animals and birds. (All meals, soft drinks, local beers, house wines and game drives are included in our rate)
Wedding Venues: Yes, we do offer the lodge as a wedding venue, but the lodge accommodation has to be booked exclusively.
Conference Venues: This small lodge is ideal for small conferences and team building.
Full payment is required 30 days prior to arrival. Baobab Ridge reserves the right to cancel a reservation and keep the deposit should full payment not be received within 30 days prior to arrival. In the case of a short notice booking, 100% deposit will be required to confirm a booking.
The Klaserie Gate entrance fee of ZAR 140 per... Full payment is required 30 days prior to arrival. Baobab Ridge reserves the right to cancel a reservation and keep the deposit should full payment not be received within 30 days prior to arrival. In the case of a short notice booking, 100% deposit will be required to confirm a booking.
The Klaserie Gate entrance fee of ZAR 140 per vehicle per entry is to be paid in cash at the entrance gate to the reserve and the Klaserie Bed Levy of ZAR 200 per person per stay is to be paid in cash at the lodge.
Baobab Ridge Greater Kruger Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling