Ibamba Private Game Reserve
Last Updated: April 2018
Jansenville Region Noorsveld Eastern Cape Karoo
- Longitude: 24.883047
- Latitude: -32.866961
- Game Reserves & Lodges
- Bird Watching
- Game drive
- Guided Field Trip
ZAR – RACK RATES 2013
Ibamba Establishments: Three 4 Star Lodges / One 5 Star Lodge & One Self-catering Accommodation
Low Season 1 May to 31 Sept - High Season: 1 Jan to 30 April & 1 Oct to 31 Dec
P/P - Sharing
P/P - Sharing
Yellow House 4* Lodge
1 - 5
Single Pax 9
P/p sharing 18
7 & 8
Hemingway Suite/1st flr
Selous Suite – 1st flr
Alexandra 5* Lodge & Spa
1 & 2
Supreme Family Suite
Single Pax 7-8 / Sharing 14-16
Red House 4* Lodge
1 & 2
Luxury Family Unit
Single Pax 4 to 5
3 - 4
Sharing Pax 8 to Max 10
1 – 5
Pvt lodge rental p/day
Safari 4* Bush Tent Camp
1 - 6
Luxury Safari Tent
Single Pax 7 / Sharing Pax 14
Supreme Safari Jnr Suite
IBAMBA ACCOMMODATION TOT: All beds @ all 4 Lodges :- (Single Pax 27 - 29) and (Sharing Pax 54 – 58)
The Rack Rates include the following:
South African Currency, 14% RSA vat and 2% Tourism Levy
- All the above Establishments are part of the all inclusive rate package.
- Group bookings with a min of 8 will pay a standard rate p/person. Please contact me for any rate discounts.
- Dinner, bed and breakfast with high tea in the afternoons / All rooms are en-suite, room service & fully serviced.
- Room & Lounge area coffee stations with light snacks and soft drinks.
- 2 Guided Game drives & bird watching per day with refreshments & a sun-downer with views over the 25000 ha farm.
- Enjoy South African House wines & bears at lunch or dinner meals, ladies bar’s & pool service.
- Children 0 – 3 stay free (No bed), 4 – 12 yrs pay half rate on pp/sharing rates.
- Deposit payments will secure your reservation & cancellation policy – see details on your invoice.
- Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.
About Ibamba Private Game Reserve
“Listen to the roar of lions and be a part of the wilderness…”
Ibamba is a Deluxe and Elegant destination with highly trained staff and warm hospitality.
The cuisine at Ibamba echoes this process in a harmonious fusion of international, continental and South African influences into a Karoo Cuisine.
The settings of the meal can be in one of the 4 different lodges each with its own atmosphere and luxurious settings with view’s over the African wildlife...
Ibamba Private Game Reserve is set in the heart of the malaria free Oudeberg Mountains, known as Noorsveld in the Eastern Cape Karoo, only 200km from Port Elizabeth Airport.
There are over 15,000 hectares of spectacular views over rich unspoilt Karoo vegetation, wide diversity of flora, sweeping valleys and breathtaking splendour.
Ibamba is haven to African prolific birdlife, over 45 species of exotic and rarity species of animals like the Golden, Arabian, Scimitar and Painted Oryx, Golden Gnu and for night viewing game drives exclusive ant-bear, lynx, porcupine, black-back jackal, bat-eared fox and brown hyena can be seen.
Ibamba caters for the “Blind” to explore their safari visit with animal sounds and calls” on day and night drives.
Activities include highly trained armed rangers & trackers with sunrise safaris on foot, early morning and sunset game drives followed by spotlight night drives, searching for those elusive nocturnal animals.
We offer a choice of the most exclusive luxurious safari accommodation in the Eastern Cape with antique collectable items from all over the world.
The 4 Deluxe lodges are secluded all over Ibamba Game Reserve amongst the Oudeberg mountain range, all with wildlife & scenic views. It is ideal reconciliation of the luxury and challenging African nature.
Alexandra Lodge is the highest located lodge in the Eastern Cape with almost 360° degree beautiful view with spa facilities and 7 en-suite rooms with private patio’s.
Yellow Lodge with a 19th century Cape Dutch style and antique safari interior with a library, conference room and 9 en-suite rooms and patio’s.
Red House Lodge, a modern Africa thatched style exclusive lodge with 4 en-suite rooms with patio’s.
Ibamba Safari Tented Camp – set amongst trees on a hill with an ambience of tranquillity in the design of a Colonial feel safari tent camp that ensure an luxury authentic bush experience with lantern-lit walk way’s and with spectacular views over the wild life and valley and private patio’s.
Ibamba welcomes you for an unforgettable safari holiday ....
You'll soon find out why we're one of the best private game reserves in South Africa!
Room / Unit Features
- Air Conditioning
- En Suite Bathroom
- Fan In Room
- Fireplace In Rooms
- Hair Dryer In Room
- Heater In Room
- International Plug Point
- No Smoking In Rooms
- Safe In Room
- Tea And Coffee In Room
- TV - DSTV
- Wake Up Calls
- Wifi Hotspot
On Site Features
- Bar (fully Licensed)
- Bar (honesty Bar)
- Braai / Barbecue Area
- Breakfast : Continental
- Breakfast : Full English
- Dinner (prior Arrangement)
- Child Friendly (all Ages)
- Conference Facilities
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Gay Friendly
- Guest Lounge
- Health Spa
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Ice In Summer
- Iron / Trouser Press Available
- Laundry Service Available
- Parking (undercover)
- Pets Not Allowed
- Reception (24 Hours)
- Security (guard)
- Smoking (non Indoors)
- Swimming Pool
- Swimming Pool (heated)
- Guest Transfers (airport)
- Picnic Baskets (by Arrangement)
- Tour Assistance
Map and Directions to Ibamba Private Game Reserve
GPS (main gate) : 32° 52' 1.06" S / 24° 52' 58.97" E
GPS (helipad) : 32° 52' 1.06" S / 24° 52' 58.97" E
Ibamba is located in the Eastern Cape, near Jansenville; about a 2-hour drive from Port Elizabeth. Guests can drive directly to Ibamba on their own or fly into Port Elizabeth from where the Ibamba Team can assist with transfers. Ibamba also boasts a private helipad for direct charter to the reserve - lodge.
Accessing Ibamba By Road:
The recommended route from Port Elizabeth takes the R75 towards Graaff-Reinet for 178.5 km. Drive through Jansenville for 10km and turn right on the R337 towards Pearston for 7.4 km. Turn right on to the Smitskraal gravel road and drive 9.8 km to reach the Ibamba Game Reserve Main Gate.
Accessing Ibamba By Air:
Daily flights from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town to Port Elizabeth are available. Air charters from Port Elizabeth to Ibamba (helipad) can be arranged on request.