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aha Hotels and Lodges South Africa

aha Hotels & Lodges

aha Hotels and Lodges South Africa manages a diverse collection of destinations throughout southern Africa. The aha collection of properties has something for everyone. From unforgettable Out of Africa wildlife park experiences to the ultimate romantic getaways and a host of premium business destinations. Many of their lodges offer children-friendly safaris and other activities for children

The properties span Gauteng, Western Cape, Northern Cape, Free State, North West Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, and Limpopo. They also have Lodges in Botswana and Zambia.

Come and discover Africa’s finest accommodation and travel experiences with aha Hotels & Lodges in African wildlife parks.

Take a trip into the heart of the African bush and experience authentic African safaris, complemented by some of the continent’s top accommodation choices. aha, lodges can be found in the following Game Reserves:

Pilanesberg National Park – Malaria Free

The Pilanesberg National Park is amongst South Africa’s most unique national parks. Covering approximately 55 000 hectares, it is the fourth largest safari park in Southern Africa. Perched on the eroded remnants of an alkaline volcanic crater, one of only three such craters in the world with magnificent, rugged landscapes and well-watered valleys.

This malaria-free park is renowned for its variety of flora and fauna. Pilanesberg park boasts Africa’s legendary Big 5- lion, rhino, buffalo, leopard, and elephant. Along with a wide range of species such as the brown hyena, cheetah, sable, giraffe, zebra, hippo, and, crocodile to name a few.

The Pilanesberg National Park is located within a unique zone, called the transition zone where the dry Kalahari and wetter Lowveld overlap. This renders a unique mixture of mammals, birdlife, and vegetation. Pilanesberg Game Reserve is close to the internationally acclaimed Sun City Resort with its championship and world-renowned golf courses. There is nearly 200km of roads have been developed to enhance your safari game viewing experience. The safari park has about 6000 head of game and over 300 bird species for avid bird spotters.

aha Hotels and Lodges have 2 safari game lodges in the Pilanesberg National Park

aha Shepherds Tree Game Lodge

Shepherds Tree Lodge

aha Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Ivory Tree Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve – Malaria Free

Madikwe Game Reserve is the 5th largest game reserve in South Africa, located in a malaria-free zone. The game reserve offers the Big5 and other wildlife in the 75,000-hectare safari game park and includes newly incorporated privately owned land.

Madikwe Game Reserve terrain consists of open plains of woodlands and grasslands and is bordered in the south by the Dwarsberg Mountains. No day visitors are allowed and access to the reserve is only allowed with pre-booked accommodation within the safari park.

All the lodges in the game reserve are fully inclusive safari lodges with all meals and 2 game drives per day included in the tariff. The safari game park is only a 5-hour drive from Johannesburg. The best time to visit the game reserve is between April to October when temperatures are a bit cooler, and the vegetation has died back due to the winter months.

aha Hotels and Lodges have 1 safari game lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve

aha Thakadu River Camp

Thak Lodge

Makalali Game Reserve – Low-risk Malaria area

Makalali Game Reserve is a private Big Five safari park just west of Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province South Africa. The 9,000-hectare safari game reserve has the Big Five, cheetah, hyena, wild dogs, and plains game like kudu, impala, duiker, and many others. This safari park is a birding paradise with over 300 species of birds.

No day visitors are allowed and access to the reserve is only allowed with pre-booked accommodation within the safari park. All the lodges in the game reserve are fully inclusive safari lodges with all meals and 2 game drives per day.

There are 2 aha Hotels and Lodges in the aha Makalali Private Game Lodge portfolio

aha Makalali Main Lodge

Makalali Main Lodge

aha Makalali River Lodge

Makalali River Lodge

Safari Packages in South Africa

Hoedspruit Online can arrange your South African Safari Package to include lodges on the Karongwe Game Reserve. This can include Private African Safari Packages in the Karongwe game reserve or include luxury African safari packages to other game reserves.

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