Ivory Wilderness Lodge is an exclusive Luxury Tented Experience in the Klaserie Game Reserve.
Experience the abundance of wildlife that is the Greater Kruger, Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. This vast unfenced wilderness, extending into the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park, is home to astounding numbers of game roaming freely across one of the largest protected areas in the world. Become absorbed in the beauty of nature through our authentic walking trails, combined with the comfort and luxury of your private explorer tent. Our intimate four person lodge provides a truly unforgettable African experience. Enjoy a fully inclusive stay with a tailored, wholesome menu, bush dinners and sun-downers.
Relax and unwind in one of our lush explorer tents with private en suite bathroom. Each spacious tent is also equipped with an extra private outdoor shower, for you to fully appreciate the spellbinding Milky Way from this secluded spot. Enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep from the comfort of our queen sized beds, where you can drift off listening to the ambient sounds of the African night. Fitting with the natural surroundings, each tent is also equipped with eco-friendly solar fans and power sockets.
Ivory Wilderness combines an authentic wilderness trails and safari experience with luxury tented accommodation and superb dining.
Our intimate lodge is situated in the heart of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, a vast fence-less wilderness expanding into the Kruger National park and beyond. With the camp positioned on the banks of the Klaserie river itself, the location attracts vast herds of elephants, other bountiful wild game and copious bird species. This pristine wilderness has been untouched over time and will allow you to reconnect with the mysteries of nature. Our specialist guides will take pleasure in guiding you through a truly unique and unforgettable wildlife experience, with our head-guide fortunate to have spent his whole life in the beautiful Klaserie region.
Catering for a maximum of four guests, ideal for an intimate and rewarding trails experience, our lodge is perfect to book out for a private honeymoon or couples get-away, for a family adventure with the little ones or for those simply wanting to appreciate the African wilderness from an exclusive and intimate safari. All activities are tailored for varying experiences. Either on foot or from a safari vehicle, our experienced guides will utilise bush craft and skills to give you an extraordinary stay in wild Africa.
Feel the romance of Africa and surpass the explorers of the past with our lush tented accommodation. Drift asleep to the sounds of the African night and truly experience the bush veld with luxury comfort.
Ivory Wilderness Activities
Ivory Wilderness provides a morning and afternoon walking or driving activity, concluding each day with an early evening night drive to search for the more nocturnal creatures. Each morning and afternoon activity is between 3 to 4 hours in length, while the walking trails average between 3 and 9 km’s in distance, baring in mind guest fitness levels and trail activity.
– Wilderness Trails –
Walk an African wilderness trail with the chance of encountering some of the largest and most charismatic to the smallest and most delicate creatures of the Greater Kruger Lowveld. Being part of a small walking trail group of a maximum of four guests, one can be subtle and sensitive enough to have remarkable encounters with the smallest elephant shrew to the most majestic African elephant.
Walk specific trails with certain wildlife in mind.
For example, in the cooler temperatures of June and July, walk pangolin trails, tracking this illusive and mysterious creature when its too cold for them to operate in the darkest hours. Enjoy walking in the bounty of summer with it’s abundance of new life and when the air is filled with copious colourful butterflies. And be entranced by the myriad of bird calls in the morning, beckoning your journey through the wild.
Feel the thrill of seeing from a wild animals perspective, through tracking an Elephant, a Lion, a Buffalo or other wild game along it’s path on foot. This is juxtaposed the by the peace and tranquility of the breath-taking Lowveld.
For the bird enthusiasts, enjoy walking bird trails and have the option of giving back with fun citizen science bird surveys.
– Driving Safaris –
Sit back on one of our driving safaris, a great way to get closer to some of the larger game and fantastic for photographic opportunities. Our driving safaris will also often take you to different, selected locations for a walking trail or to a perfect sun-downer spot.
– Night Activities –
Along with night safari drives, other night-time activities include frogging in the summer months and observation of the southern hemisphere starlight sky when you will be guided on the constellations along with the lore and legends that go with it.
– Sleep-out –
Book the lodge or stay for three nights or more and experience a luxury wilderness sleep out in the African bush. Connect with nature around a fire and below the endless starry sky, yet with the comforts of a
luxury bush-bed for your slumber.
Book the lodge and enjoy activities as you choose them or request activities in advance when joining other guests.
Additional activities include air and boat safaris. Feel the thrill and awe of experiencing the Lowveld and Blyde Canyon mountains from the air, or gently drift down the Olifants river on your private boat safari.