Relax in the ultimate luxury of your lodge after encountering the African big cats whilst out on safari with your expert guide. Spend time on the coast of Cape Town exploring historic Robben Island and the rugged rocks of beautiful Cape Point. Visit Hermanus, a world-renowned whale watching destination, take the opportunity to see both black and white rhino in one place and even search for the rare white Lion in Timbavati Game Reserve.
As a contractual National Park, Marataba is one of South Africa’s most innovative conservation models. Here you will experience the breath-taking mountains endless plains and rich diverse wildlife. Take this all in through private daily game drives with your accredited field guide and get closer to the wildlife on bush walks. Also experience the area by stargazing, and bush dinners.
During your time at Ngala you will be able to go on twice-daily safari activities including game drives (both day and night) with an experienced guide and accompanying tracker. Traverse the private reserve in the Timbavati in search of lion and leopard that favour this environment, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, rhino and much more. In addition to game drives, you are able to get out on walking safaris which are a great way to take in your surroundings and learn more about the bush and its inhabitants. Between activities you can relax back at Ngala with spa treatments on offer and the gorgeous pool to take a dip in.
Tswalu is one of the largest privately owned game reserves in Africa and is home to a wide array of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah, black rhino, wild dog, as well as desert adapted animals such as meerkats, oryx and springbok. There is so much to do here aside from the 'normal' game drives. Here you can also enjoy traditional Kalahari donkey cart rides, horse riding, walking safaris, sleep-outs under the stars, hot-air balloon rides (price not included, requires advance booking), meeting habituated meerkats and bird watching.
Just ten minutes from the centre of Cape Town you will find Bantry Bay, a place so beautiful that at the beginning of the last century, ship owner John Ellerman fell under its spell. He chose to build a exuberant mansion that would make the most of its surroundings, which now serves as an elegant and luxurious place to base your self.
Founders Camp is about enriching experiences in balance with nature. Immerse yourself in the solitude of the vast, wild spaces of Marataba whilst actively participating in essential conservation projects. Head out on amazing activities or relax back at the lodge in the pool or by the bar, and watch the world go by from your private veranda, with views of the waterways and the mountains.