Lubbesrust Safari Lodge
This is a NON SELF CATERING property!
Enjoy a stay in the true wilderness at Lubbesrust eco-lodge, a contemporary lodge with an African touch, part of a 20.500 hectares fully fenced reserve with a private airstrip.
Available for exclusive use with a maximum of 8 persons, your stay at Lubbesrust lodge will enable you to experience true wilderness and will help you to unwind totally from your normal hectic life.
The reserve is only a 450 km drive from Johannesburg Airport, taking an easy 5 or 6 hours to complete by car. An private airstrip makes it possible to also fly to the reserve.
Situated perfectly for guests who would like to add a Botswana experience at the end of their South African trip and for guests who would like to start in the Tuli Block as part of their self-drive safari in Botswana.
As animals roam free around your lodge, a minimum age of 18 years is advised. The Property has 4 private lodges, designed for the best indoor/outdoor living.
Spacious air-conditioned open plan living and dining rooms lead effortlessly onto several patios, inviting you to sit and absorb the peaceful environment
The accommodations have a kitchenette, lounge area, bedroom area, bathroom, and outside shower. Every lodge has a lookout deck overlooking the main waterhole or its private waterhole.
Main building with lounge area, dining area, and kitchen with breakfast bar (and staff kitchen). Upstairs ‘family’ room with balcony overlooking the waterhole and a view on the hill.
Pool, lounge set, lounge beds, boma area and braai area with outside dining room area, lookout deck in a Kirkia tree overlooking the waterhole. Don’t forget to go up the lookout deck after dinner again to experience the most beautiful night skies!
Savannah, mountains, and bush come together in the Tuli Block, creating a unique ecosystem that supports incredible biodiversity.
Rhinos, elephants, lions, leopards, and hippos roam the vast area of the reserve on what was once farmland but is being restored into its true wilderness state. The reserve is a birding paradise as it is home to 350 different species of birds.
The fully fenced game & wilderness reserve offers an excellent network of tracks, leading up to a variety of waterholes, picnic spots, and viewing hides. Encountering other explorers is a rarity, with only limited tourism being permitted.
Estate with 1 level
4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 5855 square feet, 544 square meters
King, King, 2x Full, and 2x Twin
8 guests maximum
Gaborone Airport / OR Tambo Johannesburg / Private airstrip on the reserve
Approx. 6 hours by car or a private flight to the reserve
African bush, Lipadi hill, wildlife and birdlife enjoying the waterholes around the lodge, amazing stargazing.
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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As Lubbesrust Safari Lodge is locateded in the middle of a private game reserve in the African bush and guests need to be overseen by full time staff with local knowledge, there is a US$160 per day per person mandatory fee.
This covers your game drives, two per day (morning and evening), meals (prepared by Kelly the chef), game drive snacks, soft drinks, beers and house wines, daily housekeeping and tourism levy.
Additional costs that will need to be settled at Lubbesrust Safari Lodge, in cash on departure, are imported drinks or premier brands and staff gratuities.
It is important that all guests take out fully comprehensive personal travel insurance.
Activities of Interest
- Being able to approach these endangered animals up close and take the most memorable photo.
- Rhinowalk: for many guest an emotional and unbelievable experience.
- Meander along the banks of the Limpopo river. Experience one of the two natural springs: an oasis in the bush
- Enjoy a bush brunch or a bush braai on of the beautiful spots in the reserve.
Places of Interest
- Private Safari! With tracking on foot, the possibility to go camping in the bush, and a sleepout under the stars!
- Wildlife Observation! Bring your binoculars, a drink and snack and spend a couple of hours in a hide near one of the waterholes.
- Tracking the Wild Dogs on 20.500 hectares of wilderness: difficult, but very rewarding
- Bumpy, but rewarding, a game drive along the Limpopo river with a magnificent view from the lookout point.