Ezulwini Billy's Lodge

Ezulwini Billy's Lodge

Balule Nature Reserve

Ezulwini Billy's Lodge

Balule Nature Reserve


Ezulwini Billy's Lodge Location Map

Ezulwini Billy's Lodge is situated in the Big 5 Balule Nature Reserve (named after the local RemBalule tribe's name for the Olifants River), which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. This private safari game lodges offer an exclusive intimate bush experience for all nature lovers.

The lodge is perched on the banks of a seasonal river, deep in lion country and is surrounded by magnificent knobthorn, leadwood and marula trees.

The reserve offers a wide diversity of habitats - from open savannah through mixed woodland and mountain bushveld, to the Olifants riverine forest - and hosts an exceptionally broad range of wildlife, including lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, buffalo, hippo, crocodile, as well as giraffe, zebra and all the other plains game, and approximately 460 species of birds.

Highly skilled rangers will let you experience the excitement of a walk through the African bush, tracking animals, identifying trees and birds, or they will drive you through 8,000 hectares of prime game area, with undisturbed traversing, in state-of-the-art open Land Rovers.

The lodge itself has lots of character and features gorgeous lounge areas, dining rooms and decks, a swimming pool, sumptuous leather armchairs, and exquisite leadwood sculptures and original paintings. Billy's Lodge also boasts a fine wine cellar, set against the natural rock face and resembling an ancient Bushman cave, and a raised skywalk that leads to a viewing deck over a waterhole.

Accommodation consists of 3 standard rooms which are traditional rondavels, and 3 luxury suites which are indulgently spacious with open-plan ensuite bathrooms, indoor bath, plus indoor and outdoor showers. Private decks have plunge pools, sun loungers, and a view.

Featured Special Offer saf-04503

Ezulwini Billy

Stay for 4 nights for the price of 3 at Billy's Lodge in the Balule Nature Reserve.

Valid:   1 January 2019  -  15 December 2019.

Prices on request

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Our standard rates for a Luxury Chalet
DatesPriceBasisTypeNights
1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 GBP 314 USD 395 ZAR 5,644 EUR 351 per person sharingStandard Rate2+ nights

Prices are on a per person sharing basis (pps).

Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.

Rates Include

All meals; twice daily shared game drives in open vehicles accompanied by a professional field guide and tracker; spotlight game drives at night; bush walks through unspoiled African bush; and a laundry facility (for stays of 2 nights or longer) are included. PLEASE NOTE: Drinks are NOT included. IN ADDITION: For self-drive visitors, there is a R100 per person and a R50 per vehicle entrance fee, payable in cash at the entrance gate (subject to change).


Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request. Child care services are available.


Special Offers

 

Billy's Lodge: Stay 4 nights for the price of 3

Free Night
Billy's Lodge: Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 Gomo Gomo Game Lodge

Code: SAF-04503


Stay for 4 nights for the price of 3 at Billy's Lodge in the Balule Nature Reserve.

Valid:   1 January 2019  -  15 December 2019.

Not valid for travel in August 2019.

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Ezulwini Billy's Lodge Location

Directions For Drivers

From Hazyview: Follow the R40 towards Klaserie and Hoedspruit. After approximately 17 km after Hoedspruit, look for the thatched gate on the right hand side of the road which is the entrance to the Balule Nature Reserve - Olifants West Gate, and sign in at the gate. For self-drive visitors, there is a R100 per person and a R50 per vehicle entrance fee, payable in cash at the entrance gate (subject to change).

Continue 3 km straight along Olifants Road, and turn left at Sable Road, continue for another 1.5 kilometres and turn right at the Ezulwini sign just before the seasonal river. Follow the road to the lodge.

Do not get out of your car until you reach the lodge. You may see some wildlife on your way - if you do, slow down and maintain a good distance. Do not drive off-road in any circumstances.

From Eastgate/Hoedspruit Airport: From the airport, turn right out of the airport and then turn right onto the R40 towards Hoedspruit, and follow the directions as above.

From Johannesburg/Pretoria: Take the N12 or N4 highway to Witbank/eMalahleni (from Johannesburg Airport, follow signs to Boksburg to find the N12). Follow the N4 highway past Middleburg (Toll Plaza), Belfast and Machadodorp (Toll Plaza). Follow the Schoemanskloof option on the N4 and then take the R36 to Lydenburg/Mashishing.

Follow the R36 to Ohrigstad, go through the Strydom Tunnel and take the R527 to Hoedspruit. Turn left onto the R40 Phalaborwa/Mica road, and continue along this road until you see the thatched gate on the right hand side of the road which is the entrance to the Balule Nature Reserve - Olifants West Gate. Follow the directions as above.

From Kruger National Park/Orpen Gate: Exit the Park, and continue along the R531. Turn right onto the R40, and follow the directions as above.

PLEASE NOTE : On some signposts/maps, Belfast MAY also be referred to eMakhazeni.


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