Nottens Bush Camp

Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Limpopo

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Game viewing Laundry service Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Spa Swimming Pool

Nottens Bush Camp is one of the finest family run lodges in Africa, and the best kept secret in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve & Greater Kruger National Park.

As one of the original private game lodges in South Africa, Nottens Bush Camp offers a truly authentic African safari experience. The extremely high return guests to Nottens Bush Camp is due to its impeccable standard of service and warm hospitality. Safaris are lead in open top Land Rovers. Nottens Bush Camp is a jewel within the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, which means “the land of the rising sun” in the locally spoken language, Shangaan. Nottens is an exclusive and private safari lodge personally run by the Notten family. This beautiful, intimate safari lodge is situated within one of South Africa’s finest natural sanctuaries the Sabi Sand Reserve and Greater Kruger National Park. It is a destination that will truly touch your heart and soul. Each private suite is elegantly styled, spacious and cooled by ceiling fans. A magical atmosphere is created with the purposeful absence of electric lighting; the ambient candlelight and lanterns capturing an enchanting spirit of romance. With splendid panoramic views, this private game lodge is the perfect place for peace and relaxation while watching animals meander past. The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is a remarkable natural sanctuary known for its exceptionally high concentration of animal and bird life. Safaris are led by experienced rangers in open-top land rovers, offering an adventurous discovery of the region’s prolific wildlife, including Big 5 game viewing. Unique walking safaris are offered daily giving guest the opportunity of discovering the hidden treasures of the region. This can be followed by lazy hours spent in the sparkling pool or having a massage at the Nature Spa. Under the cloak of nightfall one can enjoy the sounds of the African night, while dining in the enchanting candlelit boma beneath a canopy of stars. Find sanctity within the natural rhythms of Mother Nature. Enjoy candlelit baths, massages, mesmerizing nights around blazing fires and close encounters with Africa’s Big 5 Game at this world class private safari lodge in South Africa, located in the Sabi Sand game reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park. Boundless hospitality is the hallmark of Nottens Bush Camp, to which satisfied visitors return time and again. A fine combination of peace, romance and a touch of decadence all in untamed Africa.


* 2 Game drives daily in an open Landrover
* Daily bush walks
* 3 meals a day
* Massages at the spa
* Relaxation at the pool
* Evenings in the boma around a blazing fire

There is nothing as invigorating as watching Africa’s wildlife in their natural habitat. The place where nature dictates the rules and humans are mere observers. Enjoy an unforgettable African lion safari in the wide expanse of the greater Kruger National Park ecosystem.

Driving or being guided on foot by our experienced rangers will bring you as close as you will ever get to true nature, the African way. With daily guided tours from early morning to late night drives join us for an African safari beyond your wildest expectations

Early morning and evening game drive safaris in an open-top Land Rover with an experienced game ranger, where one can enjoy sightings of the Big 5 and other wildlife in the region.
Unique walking safaris with an armed game ranger knowledgeable in all aspects of conservation, ecology and the environment of the bush.?
Bird watching and photographic safaris.
Cool off next to the sparkling pool, drinking cocktails and refreshments from the fully stocked bar, or relax in the shade of the Marula trees on the wooden deck overlooking the waterhole and watch the animals wander past.
Treat yourself to a deeply relaxing massage at the Nottens Nature Spa.
Enjoy delicious meals and the fine company of both local and international guests.
Cultural tours can be arranged into the local Shangaan community to get an insight into their unique culture.
Golf trips can be arranged to the Skukuza Golf Course, which is 45 minutes away from Nottens. This gives golfers a unique opportunity of playing a round of golf within the Kruger National Park.
To read more about a day in a life at Nottens click here.

Join us for an unforgettable African safari holiday and memories to last a lifetime.


* 8 Private Suites
* Each elegantly decorated
* En-suite bath, shower, toilet and hand basin
* Mosquito netting on windows and doors
* Private game viewing deck
* Overhead fans

Notten’s Bush Camp’s accommodation consists of beautifully appointed suites with open plan bedroom and en-suite bathroom. All suites have both indoor and outdoor shower facilities. All windows and sliding doors are fitted with screens and insect coils are provided. Each suite at Notten’s Bush Camp leads onto a private wooden deck with a beautiful view of the bush. Paraffin lamps and candles replace electric lighting for ambience and all the rooms are cooled with an overhead ceiling fan. Facilities are available for the re-charging of video machines and camera batteries in the safari lodge’s reception area. A main line telephone facility is also available.


Spa in peaceful setting for therapeutic treatments, Indoor and outdoor treatment rooms and a plunge pool.
The essence of Notten’s nature Spa is to keep it simple and close to nature. Its focus is on therapeutic massage, giving guests the opportunity to relax, refresh and rejuvenate through receiving full body treatments in a truly beautiful and peaceful place.

Rates from:

R 4 680 per person per night sharing
Valid 01 Apr 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Morning and afternoon / evening game drives
* Bushwalks
* Breakfast, lunch, dinner
* Local soft drinks, house wines and beers

Rate Exclude:

* All Extras
* Special wines, champagne and spirits,
* Transfers
* Spa Services

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability

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