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Big 5 Game Reserve in the malaria-free Eastern Cape of South Africa
Lalibela Game Reserve
Lalibela’s location in the Eastern Cape of South Africa means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of plants, animals & birds.
Your stay at Lalibela
Lalibela Game Reserve offers guests luxury accommodation and exciting game viewing while enjoying warm hospitality and true safari cuisine. Lalibela brings you the charm of authentic Africa.
Accommodation at Lalibela
We have 3 safari lodges at Lalibela Game Reserve. Whilst the standard of accommodation at Lentaba Safari Lodge, Mark’s Camp and Tree Tops Safari Lodge is the same, each has its own unique character.
- All-Inclusive Details
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and local beverages included
Lalibela Game Reserve and Safari Lodge consists of 7,500 hectares (approximately 18,500 acres) and is home to the Big 5 (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo & leopard). Only an hour away from Port Elizabeth and Addo, Lalibela is unique in the Eastern Cape in that we have no public roads running through our property. All of the animals, including the predators, are free-roaming throughout the entire game reserve.
We have 3 safari lodges at Lalibela – Lentaba Safari Lodge, Mark’s Camp and Tree Tops Safari Lodge – all offering decor that is infused with the essence of Africa, as well as warm and friendly service and unforgettable game-viewing. Lalibela brings you the charm of authentic Africa and is a perfect blend of the formal and informal. At Lalibela, food is true safari cuisine with an emphasis on local specialties, ranging from centuries-old recipes to exciting contemporary African dishes.
- Babysitting or childcare
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Total number of rooms - 22
- Number of floors - 1
- Number of buildings/towers - 24
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Fireplace in lobby
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 3
- Number of outdoor pools - 4
- Creche (nursery)
- Full board rates available
- Year Built 2002
- Wedding services
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Banquet facilities
- Swimming pool - children's
- Children's club (free)
- Free self parking
- Number of bars/lounges 3
- Free outdoor parking
- Free secure outdoor parking
- Conference center
Free outdoor parking, Free secure outdoor parking, Free self parking
- Room Amenities
- Partially open bathroom
- Furnished balcony
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Turndown service
- Access via exterior corridors
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Shower only
- Pillowtop mattress
- Signature bedding
- Garden view
- Window opens
- Wake-up calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
The atmosphere at our lodges is one of “relaxed informality” and we encourage interaction between guests at the dining table. Dining at all of our lodges, whether indoors or outdoors, is always around a large central table. The table is a place where our guests discuss the day’s activities with their ranger, make new friends from around the world or just enjoy the local tastes and flavours in a relaxed African setting.
• All meals and all drinks are included in our overnight rate.
• There is a special menu and dining area for children under 8 (see children’s programme).
• Vegetarian meals and other dietary requirements are catered for. Please advise us of any
special dietary requirements prior to your arrival.
A Day at Lalibela
Check-in is between 12h00 and 14h00 on your day of arrival. High tea is served at your lodge between 14h30 and 15h30.
After high tea you depart on a sunset game drive, returning after nightfall for a safari cuisine dinner. The following morning you have a light breakfast followed by a game drive, returning to the lodge for a sumptuous brunch. Check-out from your lodge is at about 11h30 when you are transferred back to reception.
An overnight stay at Lalibela is fully inclusive of accommodation, 2 game drives, all meals and
all drinks at your lodge and on game drives. Kindly note that drinks at the reception are an extra charge.
We recommend a 2 or 3-night stay to get the most out of your safari experience.
We pride ourselves on our ability to offer you the best in Big 5 game-viewing.
Game drives in an open vehicle with an experienced game ranger bring you face to face with a multitude of game species, ranging from mighty elephant, lion, rhino and buffalo to tiny blue duiker and rock hyrax. Lalibela Game Reserve is also home to cheetah, hyena, hippo, giraffe, zebra, warthog and numerous species of antelope, such as eland, kudu, bushbuck and wildebeest. On thrilling night drives under the vast African sky, we search for the elusive bat-eared fox, aardvark, black-backed jackal, aardwolf and the curious spring hare.
Lalibela Game Reserve comprises 7,500 hectares (18,500 acres) of valley bushveld, savannah grassland, fynbos, riverine forest and acacia woodland, all coming together to make Lalibela the ideal home for the Big 5 in Southern Africa. There are no public roads running through the property and all the animals, including the predators, roam freely throughout the entire reserve.
- Boat tours nearby
Policies & Fees
Check-in time ends at 2 PM
Check-in time starts at noon
Special check-in instructions:
It is advisable to check-in between noon and 2 PM, because lunch/high tea is served at your lodge between 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM.
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 495 per person (one way)
- Additional Details
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.