Situated at the foot of the majestic Lebombo Mountains next to the shimmering waters of Lake Jozini in the Pongola Reserve, Northern Kwazulu Natal, White Elephant is the most diverse and unique safari destination in South Africa offering true water and land based safari options.
White Elephant Safari Lodge with its eight luxury tented rooms, each with an indulgent bathroom and traditional outdoor safari shower, provide a secluded retreat in the beautiful savannah wilderness teeming with game and birdlife. Sumptuous meals, elegant dining and dedicated service epitomises the overall lodge experience, ensuring a rich tapestry of African memories.
White Elephant Bush Camp offers a tranquil retreat for those seeking an authentic, self catering bush experience. Set in a shady thicket of Knob Thorn trees within the Pongola Game Reserve, Bush Camp is a special destination at one with nature and the landscape. Booked on an exclusive use basis with a capacity of 16 guests the spacious thatched chalets, with spectacular views of the Lebombo Mountains and Lake Jozini, are decorated in the stylish simplicity and Africa’s hues. Traditional bush comforts, uncomplicated dining beside and open fire, moonlit night skies and flickering shadows add to the serenity of harmony with nature.
The White Elephant offers an evocative safari in the oldest game reserve in Africa. It is a place of magic and was soul inspired by a dream and created with passion by the Kohrs family one of Zululand's pioneering conservationist families. Classic colonial décor, sophisticated simplicity, deep verandas and sweeping views capture the history and romance of a bygone era.
Activities include water and land based experiences: Game viewing by canoe, game viewing by motorised boat, Lake cruises and fishing by boat, Black Rhino tracking on foot, Elephanting (Elephant conservation experience), bush walks and game drives. Scenic flights can also be arranged over the lake, reserve and coastal region.
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