“Etali” means “good new day,” and if you’re yearning for a safari adventure, particularly a luxury African safari experience in a tranquil lodge with vast open spaces, your journey starts at Etali Safari Lodge.
At Etali Safari Lodge, they offer a unique blend of elements that promise an unforgettable experience. From thrilling wildlife safaris in a sprawling wilderness to luxury suites immersed in the bush, mouthwatering cuisine catering to all dietary needs, and pampering spa treatments, Etali Safari Lodge is dedicated to crafting the ultimate guest experience – the Etali Experience.
Inclusive Experience for All:
Etali Safari Lodge takes pride in providing an inclusive experience. Designed to accommodate guests with varying mobility levels, ensuring that everyone can savour the beauty of the bush. Suite 5, wheelchair-accessible, is offered preferentially to guests with limited mobility.
Families are warmly welcomed at Etali Safari Lodge. Understanding the importance of keeping younger guests entertained while respecting the serenity of the experience for all visitors, young visitors can enjoy their stay as well. From “bumble” drives to fun kitchen activities and special kids’ menus during meals, your family’s needs are covered.
Etali Safari Lodge offers a selection of eight luxury suites and one family suite, ensuring individualized attention and privacy.
Nestled among the granite rocks and tamboti trees, each suite immerses you in the beauty of the bush.
Large decks, outdoor showers, and private splash pools make your stay even more memorable.
Etali Safari Lodge boasts a minimalist design that incorporates natural elements from the surrounding hillside.
From the main lodge area to the covered deck overlooking the Etali Waterhole and the infinity pool, you’ll find tranquillity and breathtaking views.
Cuisine That Delights:
Meals at Etali are an integral part of your experience. Featuring South Africa’s renowned high-quality meat, local game, and fresh, organic produce, our menu varies daily, ensuring a culinary journey that delights your taste buds.
Etali Safari Lodge’s culinary team is committed to satisfying everyone’s preferences. Whether you follow a specific dietary plan, including kosher and halal, or simply crave gourmet delights, the chefs are ready to create an array of mouthwatering dishes to suit your preferences.
Diverse Dining Experiences:
Enjoy meals in various dining areas, each with its unique character. Whether it’s a romantic dinner on your private deck or a traditional South African “boma” dinner by the fire under the stars, the dining experiences are as diverse as the bush itself.
At Etali Safari Lodge, you are invited to embark on safari adventures that will leave you in awe. Explore the wild beauty of Madikwe Game Reserve twice daily, game drives spanning 75,000 hectares of pristine wilderness.
Safaris are nothing short of magical. Experience the thrill of tracking wildlife, from lions to African wild dogs, with experienced guides and “hawk-eye” trackers. Morning and afternoon game drives are designed to showcase the best of Madikwe’s wildlife.
Wake up to the symphony of birdsong and the distant roars of lions as you embark on a journey into the heart of nature.
For a different perspective, try the walking safaris. Led by seasoned guides, these safaris allow you to connect with nature on foot. Discover the finer details of the bush, from birds and trees to animal tracks and soil.
Wellness and Relaxation:
Indulge in total relaxation at the Etali Wellness Centre. Professional therapists offer a range of treatments, from massages and body wraps to facials and steam therapy, all in a serene bush setting.
Experience holistic balance with our signature Thlakanya treatment. This two-hour blissful journey includes a steam room visit, full-body scrub, hydrating body wrap, and a Swedish and warm stone body massage, leaving you revitalized from head to toe.
Your journey to the heart of Africa begins with the Etali Experience. As you plan your safari adventure, remember that the wilderness is waiting to reveal its wonders. Etali is dedicated to providing you with an unforgettable escape into the bush. Create memories that will last a lifetime.