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South African Terminology

1 - Game Drives - Driving in the bush looking for animals and observing animals. 2 - Game Drive Vehicle - A 4x4 vehicle that's been converted to be able to carry people. "Must be a Land Rover otherwise it's just a fake." 3 - A Lodge - Accommodation in the bush where...

20 May – International Bee Day

The African honey bee.
Globally there’s a great loss of honeybees. That can be very detrimental to our ecosystems and also our agriculture sections. Lot of the blame has been placed on the pesticides that agriculture is using and can possibly lead to bee population declining.

Easter Safari Package – All of April

MASSIVE SPECIAL Easter Safari PackageFor the whole of APRIL 2019 we are running a fabulous Easter Safari Package for 2. Which includes a BIG 5 Kruger Game Drive, an After Dinner Night Drive PLUS x2 Bush Walks with Olaf the Bushman - Accommodation PLUS Breakfast &...

Social Media Special

MASSIVE SPECIAL Safari Getaway PackageJoin us for 2 magical nights in the lowveld, including accommodation, breakfast & dinner, Eco Ranger Experience, starry night game drives, and bushwalks.R 5632 for 2 R 3800 for 2 - 2 nightsBEST VACATION EVER! Stayed at Nsele...

Familiar and pleasant!

"If you want to live calmly and pleasantly this is the perfect place! Have never been so well received, Olaf and Stephanie are wonderful hosts! Cozy cottages to live in, great food and pleasant dinners!" Hirba Stockholm, Sweden

Loved it!!

"It was our first time in SA and it was fantastic! Staying with Olaf en Stephanie felt like home. The make you feel so welcome. And Olaf knows so much about really everything you want to know..." jessykus2018 Heemskerk, The Netherlands

Amazing experience

"With our 2 kids, we stayed 2 nights at the lodge. We received a very warm welcome from Olaf and Stephanie and felt immediately at home. Very comfortable and well-equipped lodges." Herwig N

Game Drives

Join us on one of many game drives and experience a true safari! Early morning or late afternoon is the best time to let us take you on a big-5 game drive in one of Africa’s most beautiful reserves. Good chance you will see all of the big 5 (elephant,...

Your African Safari Starts Here!

Nsele Safari’s & Lodge is situated in Guernsey Private Nature Reserve close to the beautiful town of Hoedspruit. Guernsey Reserve is surrounded by the famous Thornybush Nature Reserve and forms part of the world-renowned Greater Kruger National Park Eco-system....

Micro-Light Flying

10 minutes to 1 hour flight in a micro light. Your choice if you want to fly over Big 5 area (a true air-safari) or over the Blyde River Canyon. Whatever your choice: the experience is unique!

Hot-Air Balloon Flight

Experience the magic of lighter-than-air near the foot of the Drakensberg Escarpment. The one-hour hot-air balloon flight takes you over the scenic Lowveld section of the Blyde River, 15 kilometres west of Hoedspruit. Overlooking a mixture of farmland,...

Elephant Interaction

Meet the gentle giants. This is an opportunity to watch elephants in their natural habitat during the day or at their stables early morning / late afternoon and into the evening. It includes an introduction to the herd and their grooms, photographic...

Blyde River Boat Cruise

Enjoy the splendor of the third largest Canyon in the world. Unquestionably being the largest 'green canyon' due to its lush subtropical foliage. An interpretation tour of 1 hour will take you to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the Three...

Wildlife Centers

In our close vicinity there are several wildlife, rehabilitation & educational centres, like: Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre – HESC focuses on the conservation of rare, vulnerable and endangered animal species. Cheetah Conservation is one of its...

Into rural Africa

One of our most popular half day trips brings you to the local town of Acornhoek. We will visit a school and local clinic where you get to meet and talk to the local people. At the end of this tour and after a coffee and tea break at one of the local dams...

Panorama Tour

Let us take you on an impressive day tour through the foothills of the Drakensberg and Blyde River Canyon; the third largest canyon on earth. You will see the incredible Three Rondavels mountains and stare down in Bourke’s Luck Potholes. Climb the steps to...

Kruger National Park

We take you on a full day tour in our Open Safari Vehicle to one of the world most renowned nature reserves. with us - enjoy the sight of various animals in one of the oldest protected game areas in South Africa.

Guided Bush Walks

Take a walk on the wild side with our experienced guide. We will take you on a 2 hour walk on our reserve to experience the wildlife, birdlife and nature up close and personal. Feeling more adventurous? Join us on a Ranger Day and spend a few hours in the bus with our...