• Treasured game reserve in KZN
  • Sunset of Nambiti Game Reserve in KZN
  • Elephants in Nambiti Private Game Reserve


The spirit of Africa will fill your soul and the experience will remain forever A malaria-free, Big 5 safari game reserve in KZN - close to Gauteng and the Drakensberg Mountains

Nambiti: The Ultimate Escape

Nambiti Private Game Reserve is set in KwaZulu-Natal on 22 000 magnificent acres near the town of Ladysmith, conveniently close to Johannesburg/Pretoria (3.5-4 hours) and Durban (2.5 hours). Nambiti is also close to the renowned KZN battlefields, a major attraction of this region. One of its major drawcards is that Nambiti is situated in a malaria-free area, meaning that guests don’t have to take medication before visiting.

This reserve boasts the attractions of the Big 5, the only one in the area to do so, and Nambiti’s biodiversity (it encompasses grasslands, riverine bush, savannah and thornveld) ensures a thrilling and unprecedented diversity of game (there are 40 other game species besides the big 5) and birding sightings.

Nambiti offers top quality and varied self-catering or catered accommodation, and is ideal for larger groups (for team-building, weddings and conferences far from the distractions of the big city), smaller family groups or romantic getaways. Accommodation and packages are structured to suit any budget. There are six 5-star game lodges, some fenced to ensure the maximum safety of young children, some with swimming pools for that post-game drive cool-off, and one sumptuous elevated tented camp. Our staff members see to our guests’ every need, and our food is exceptional. Nambiti’s game rangers are bushwise and knowledgeable, and their insights add depth to every game drive.

So swap the big city for the big 5, escape to Nambiti Private Game Reserve, it’s an experience you will never forget!