important info Everything you need to know

Before you embark on your exciting adventure, we would like to inform you of the following to make sure that all your health and travel requirements are taken care of

Booking Terms & Conditions

We have added special provisions to our booking terms & conditions to make allowance for changes due to COVID-19. Please view our booking terms & conditions for details.

Health & Safety

COVID-19
We would like to provide you with additional peace of mind by sharing with you the steps we are taking to ensure a safe and enjoyable stay stay us. Please view our Health and Safety protocols for details.

Malaria and Medication
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge is considered to be situated in a low-risk malaria area. Please seek advice from your medical practitioner. If you take any special medication, be sure to bring enough with you to last the entire visit.

Passport and Visa Requirements
To enter South Africa, all foreign nationals need a passport valid for at least 30 days after the intended date of departure. Ensure that your passport has at least two blank visa pages for entry stamps. Check your country’s visa requirements with the South African embassy.

Child Policy

Please view our Child Policy document or visit the for Families page for information on activities.

Lodge info sheet

Lodge info sheet

  • ROOMS

    18 Rooms -in order to maximise the view & ensure guest privacy some rooms are as far as 200 metres away from the main lodge facility
    CONFIGURATION: 8 Luxury Bush Villas | 2 Honeymoon Villas | 4 Safari Rooms | 2 Safari Family Rooms
    Distance Between Room: 20 metres (some rooms are up to 200 metres from main lodge)

  • MAXIMUM GUESTS

    We cater for a maximum of 36 guests

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    CHILDREN

    Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 6 yrs are not permitted on scheduled safari drives. Families may book a private vehicle for safari drives. Kiddies safari drives for children under 6 yrs are available between 10am -12pm. Children under 10 yrs are served dinner before adults.
    CHILDMINDING : Available by pre-arrangement

  • TRIPLES

    1 child under 18yrs may share with 2 adults

  • WIFI

    Wifi is available in the main lodge only. The Wi-Fi can be slow & intermittent due to satellite connection. 250MB free per day issued at start of stay. Thereafter charged per GB.

  • CHECK IN / CHECK OUT

    Check in: 13h00
    Check out: 11h00

  • HALAAL MEALS

    Available on request. Must be pre-booked via our Reservations Department.

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    CELL COVERAGE

    Most SA networks

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    SWIMMING POOL

    Infinity Swimming Pool

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    MOSQUITO NETS

    Villas only

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    CREDIT CARDS

    No debit or diners club cards. All others accepted

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    AIR CONDITIONING

    All Rooms

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    BATH

    Villas only

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    SAFE & HAIRDRYER

    All Rooms

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    BIG 5

    Yes

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    OVERHEAD FANS

    All Rooms

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    SHOWERS

    Indoor

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    TELEPHONES

    Intercom only

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    MALARIA AREA

    Low Risk

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    ELECTRICITY

    Solar, may be interrupted

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    LAUNDRY SERVICE

    Additional Charge

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    SMOKING POLICY

    No Smoking indoors

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    WHEELCHAIRS

    Access Limited

What to pack

  • Comfortable, casual, cool, cotton bushwear of preferably neutral colours/bush tones
  • Hats, scarves, warm jacket/ windbreaker year round
  • Swimwear, hats & sandals
  • Comfortable sturdy walking shoes
  • Smart casual wear for dinner
  • Sunscreen, binoculars, cameras, spare batteries, lip cream, contact lens solution, spare glasses, reference books

Weather

  • May-Sept temperature ranges from 11c-24c
    Sunny days with cool mornings and evenings
  • Oct-April temperature ranges from 15c-35c
    Days are hot & humid with occasional afternoon and evening thunderstorms

Season Highlights

  • June–Sept: excellent game viewing
  • Oct-Jan: Many species give birth so best time to view baby animals
  • Sept-Dec: Flowering season for trees, shrubs and wildflowers
  • Feb-April: Excellent birding with migrant birds in residence