December 24

Londolozi in Pictures

By Marlin Clark on
December 24, 2023

Welcome to Londolozi in pictures! If you're looking for a world-renowned luxury safari, you can't go wrong with Londolozi Private Game Reserve in South AfricaJoin us as we take you on a visual journey through this wildlife wonderland to give you a taste of why it's one of our favourite Big 5 safari destinations to recommend to our guests. 


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View of the Sand River from the Founders Camp elevated deck

View of the Sand River from the Founders Camp elevated deck. Image Credit: Londolozi

Step into the signature Founders Camp. Perched on the Sand River's banks, it gives you a front-row view of the enigmatic river life, where elephants bathe and leopards lounge within sight. Founders Camp is more than just a place to stay – it's an invitation to connect with Mother Nature. 


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Londolozi’s Private Granite Suites feature a muted colour palette, Image Credit: Londolozi

The Private Granite Suites are set amidst rugged granite rocks and are a testament to contemporary elegance, adorned with silver, charcoal, and elephant grey hues that echo the surroundings. With expansive doors and windows opening directly onto the Sand River, the line between indoor and outdoor living blurs, offering a tranquil immersion in nature. 


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Long may the leopards of Londolozi roam these lands, Image Credit: Londolozi

In 1979, Londolozi co-founder John Varty and naturalist Elmon Mhlongo formed an extraordinary bond with an elusive mother leopard, defying her solitary nature. This ushered in the era of the Londolozi Leopard Dynasty, allowing guides and trackers to gain the trust of these majestic creatures. Today, Londolozi is a premier destination for leopard enthusiasts, with unparalleled knowledge and passion for these magnificent creatures.


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bush walk activities at Londolozi

Exploring the pristine wilderness on a walking safari, Image Credit: Londolozi

Experience the wild up close with Londolozi's thrilling walking safaris as expert guides lead you on immersive journeys through the African bush. If this doesn’t pique your interest, there are various other activities for you to enjoy, from photography sessions and yoga classes to community story-telling and sustainability tours.


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Wellness in the wilderness, Image Credit: Londolozi

Discover wellness reimagined at the Londolozi Healing House, where luxury and rejuvenation unite on the African safari. With experienced practitioners and unique activities, it's a transformative journey for body and soul.


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Interior of room at Londolozi Varty Camp

Interior of a room at Londolozi Varty Camp. Image Credit: Londolozi

Varty Camp is where the heart of Londolozi has beat the longest. The suites are beautifully adorned with earthy tones and natural materials, and every detail exudes comfort and style. The interior reflects the untamed spirit of Africa while providing the utmost in modern luxury, creating a welcoming haven after a day of adventuring. 


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Londolozi Tree Camp is the height of sophistication and romance, Image Credit: Londolozi

Tree Camp's design and décor pay homage to its natural environment, with earthy tones, wooden accents, and expansive windows that invite the outside in. The expansive decks lead out into the wilderness to give you views all around. 


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Take a dip in the swimming pool at Londolozi

Family fun at the swimming pool, Image Credit: Londolozi

Whether cooling off under the African sun or enjoying a leisurely swim, the pool becomes your oasis at Londolozi. Plus, your gin and tonic just tastes better when enjoyed at a pool with a view!


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A look inside the Varty Camp superior chalet, Image Credit: Londolozi

Varty Camp features brick paths, dolerite rock walls, and picturesque waterfalls, all with unobstructed river views. It's a place honouring family and heritage, with children over six welcomed here. Each chalet boasts a private swimming pool, outdoor shower, and dining sala on timber decks in the shade of ancient riverine forests.


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Londolozi is renowned for its luxury safari experiences, Image Credit: Londolozi

Luxury in the bush is the thrill of wildlife encounters by day and the comfort of sumptuous lodgings by night. Whether lounging by the plunge pool, gourmet dining under the stars, or expert-guided adventures, every day feels like your best one yet when staying at Londolozi.


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Luxury is in all the little details, Image Credit: Londolozi

experience. With a strong focus on family, conservation, and connection to the land, this legacy is palpable in every corner of the reserve, reflected in the camp design, the warm hospitality, and the commitment to wildlife preservation. And when staying at Londolozi, you're invited to become a part of this enduring narrative.


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Embrace the healing power of sound therapy, Image Credit: Londolozi

Londolozi offers pioneering luxury wellness retreats to accelerate personal transformation and alignment with your authentic self. Partnering with experts, they offer yoga on the elevated Yoga Deck, private meditation, breathwork, and fully equipped gym facilities. Surrounded by pristine wilderness, these experiences recalibrate you and help you embark on a mission-oriented life.


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Dining is always a delight at Londolozi, Image Credit: Londolozi

Londolozi considers superb African cuisine an integral part of the guest experience, thoughtfully curating each day around culinary delights. Dining is a safari highlight, from morning game drive morsels to al fresco lunches and traditional fireside banquets. Ethical ingredient choices, locally sourced and sustainable, reflect the commitment to conservation. Londolozi's "Simply Sophisticated" food ethos emphasises fresh, uncontrived ingredients with a team of passionate local chefs.


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Capture your safari memories on camera, Image Credit: Londolozi

Londolozi offers custom-adapted vehicles that ensure perfect wildlife photography, guided by experienced experts who assist with settings and positioning. Dedicated private vehicles are available for photographers, and beginners can learn with a photographic tutor. It's the ultimate destination for honing wildlife photography skills in Kruger National Park.


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Lion family out and about on a walk, Image Credit: Londolozi

Guests are privileged to witness abundant lion sightings at Londolozi. Experienced guides and trackers lead you on safari adventures where several prides of lions grace the landscape. This reflects Londolozi's dedication to wildlife conservation and delivering remarkable safari experiences.


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Londolozi Tree camp deck

Londolozi is not a place – it's a feeling, Image Credit: Londolozi

Londolozi elevates the concept of luxury safari, with sophisticated interiors and spaces that begs you to linger a little longer. You'll inevitably feel yourself settling down and staring into the wild. 


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There's something for every age to enjoy, Image Credit: Londolozi

Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy catch-and-release experiences in the Sand River, targeting species like yellowfish and catfish under expert guidance. For young adventurers six years and older, the Cubs Den program provides various educational and fun activities, including bush tracking and arts and crafts, fostering a deeper connection with nature and wildlife conservation.


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Londolozi photography studio

The Londolozi studio is where the photograhy magic happens, Image Credit: Londolozi

The dedicated Photographic Studio at Londolozi offers a unique opportunity for guests to enhance their photography skills. Established in 2011, this hi-tech facility features iMac computers equipped with Lightroom capabilities and professional-grade camera equipment. Under the guidance of a qualified Lightroom instructor, guests can refine their safari photographs and even print them on wide-format canvas or high-quality photo paper, ensuring tangible memories of their wildlife encounters in the heart of the African wilderness.


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Elephant on the move at Londolozi

Elephant sighting while on a Londolozi game drive, Image Credit: Londolozi

In private game reserves like Londolozi, game drives offer exclusive and intimate wildlife encounters. With no public roads and throngs of other guests, you can get close to Africa's iconic animals, guided by expert rangers and trackers. It's a personalised adventure and ensures memorable moments.


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Sunset in Africa

An African sunset is a highlight on any safari, Image Credit: Londolozi

The vivid colours that paint the sky every sunset create an unfiltered connection to the wild. It's a raw beauty that's impossible to replicate elsewhere, especially when it's topped with a clink of glasses to celebrate the African bush.


Come See Londolozi in Real Life

Experience the magic of Londolozi and witness the African wilderness for yourself. Contact our  Rhino Africa Travel Experts today to book your unforgettable journey.  

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About the author 

Marlin Clark

Marlin was born in Johannesburg, but moved to Cape Town at the age of five. Growing up, he's always been fascinated with colours and shapes - the Lego blocks he was obsessed with as a kid are now repurposed as stationary holders on his desk. Marlin is inspired by all things beautiful, has a positive outlook on life, and is driven by a desire to make things that matter. In his spare time he enjoys expanding his knowledge on all things design-related, loves to travel, and find opportunities to improve his outdoor photography. He'll never pass up a good cup of coffee.

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