ABOUT aha SEFAPANE

Swakopmund Plaza Hotel

Whether you are travelling for work, enjoy an active lifestyle or love a family getaway, aha Sefapane Lodges & Safaris’ portfolio of accommodation and activities, offers guests the freedom to choose Africa at their own pace. With 25 years’ operating experience, aha Sefapane Lodges & Safaris invite you to experience the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon, local culture, safari excursions and mouth-watering à la carte dishes.

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Swakopmund Plaza Hotel

  • River safaris

  • Family-friendly rooms

  • Access to the Blyde River Canyon

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EXCLUSIVE USE OF SEFAPANE RIVER LODGE

5 Rondavels, 2 sleepers in each:
R7 500 – per room per night.

Valid until 15 December 2018

WEEK OF RELAXATION

LUXURY RONDAVEL

R8 500 – per couple for 7 nights (full week)

Valid until 15 December 2018

ROMANTIC BREAK

LUXURY RONDAVEL

R6 000 – per couple for 5 nights (mid-week only)

Valid until 15 December 2018

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MAIN LODGE RONDAVELS

Set within our sprawling tropical gardens and a canopy of bushveld trees, these 30 x Rondavels offers guests a glimpse of the resident birdlife and its brilliant colours and sounds in the trees and on the water.

ROOM FEATURES:

  • Air Conditioning
  • DSTV
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi

MAIN LODGE SAFARI HOUSES

These Safari Houses each accommodates up to 8 guests and is individually decorated to offer a unique style. Nestled on the banks of our dams, these rooms boast wraparound verandas for prime viewing of the prolific birdlife that have made aha Sefapane Lodge their home. You can also enjoy easy access to the gardens.

ROOM FEATURES:

  • Air Conditioning
  • DSTV
  • Hair Dryer
  • Outside Shower
  • Patio
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi

RIVER LODGE RONDAVELS

Situated in a private game reserve bordering the Greater Kruger National Park, these 5 x beautifully appointed, spacious Rondavels each accommodates 2 guests. Each room is nestled under the indigenous trees on a rocky outcrop overlooking the mighty Olifants River, boasting riverfront and/or bushveld views.

ROOM FEATURES:

  • Air Conditioning
  • DSTV
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi

TENTED CAMP

These 4 x permanent tents are fixed on platforms overlooking the Olifants River and include 4 x 2-man dome tents. Our camp setup also accommodates 4, 8, 16 or 24 guests – depending on bed configuration.

ROOM FEATURES:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Shower

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CALABASH GRILL RESTAURANT

The dining experience at aha Sefapane Lodge is a celebration of African flavours, fused with modern favourites and local specialities. This 80-seater, open-air restaurant overlooks the gardens, main pool and Tusk Bar, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Restaurant’s decor is what may be expected of a bush lodge: solid wood chairs, beautiful Shwe-Shwe linen accents, and artworks sourced from local, community-based suppliers.

TUSK BAR

Decorated with a Shebeen-chic twist, Tusk Bar is a sunken bar with a low hanging, thatched roof that almost runs into the swim-up bar, meeting the main pool. Accommodating up to 80 guests, this is the perfect spot to unwind after an exhilarating day of sightseeing and activities. The menu boasts divine cocktails and delicious snack baskets to complement hot summer days and temperate nights.

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A welcome feature at aha Sefapane Lodge is that the property is free of dangerous game. Our gardens and playground have been created for young guests to enjoy at their leisure, and under the watchful eyes of accompanying adults. During school holidays, Sefapane’s kids’ calendar is run by our capable staff and incorporates a variety of exciting, nature-inspired activities. Please enquire upon making your reservations.

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LODGE FACILITIES

Because children of all ages are welcome at aha Sefapane Lodge, we ask parents to keep a watchful eye on their little ones around the open dams and pools.

This way, any of the following activities can be enjoyed at their leisure:

  • Child-friendly pool
  • Birding activities in the gardens
  • Outdoor games on our sprawling lawn
  • Catch-and-release fishing in the dams
  • Jungle gym with slide (ends in the pool)
  • Babysitting service (available on request)
  • Mountain biking on designated paths throughout the Lodge
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KIDS ON SAFARI

Children are welcome on various exciting safari activities in both the Kruger National Park and at our private reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park.

For children of all ages

  • River Safari
  • Animal rehab tour
  • Blyde River Canyon tour
  • Cultural village tour

For children 6+ years

  • Open vehicle safaris in the Kruger National Park

For children 12+ years

  • Walking safari in the Kruger National Park

For children 16+ years

  • Mountain bike safari in the Kruger National Park
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BABYSITTING

A babysitting service is available to parents who may want to enjoy safaris with older siblings and rest assured their little ones are well taken care of by capable staff.

Bookings for horse riding activities can be made at the Activity Desk at reception. For advanced riders, showjumping and dressage lessons are available on request. Otherwise, our fun Horse Play Program caters for all levels of experience and includes washing, feeding and grooming the horses under supervision. 

Outrides

Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour guided outride.

Pony Rides

The little ones can enjoy scheduled daily rides during peak season, and over weekends and public holidays during off-peak season.

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These activities form part of various accommodation packages and specials. They can also be booked individually or in combination, even if you’re not staying at Sefapane Lodges and Safaris. One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking.

Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za

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RIVER SAFARI

Enjoy a cruise along the banks of the Olifants River, amongst hippos, crocodiles and a variety of other animals and birds. In the morning coffee/tea and pastries are provided on the cruise.

In the afternoon we’ll serve sundowners and snacks. The River Safari cruise is a duration of 4 hours, includes drinks and snacks and is suitable for all ages to enjoy.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

The River Safari’s availability:

Morning : 07h15 – 11h30

Sunset : 14h15 – 18h30

Price:

R960 p/p

 

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CULTURAL VILLAGE TOUR

This tour takes you to villages and townships of the BaPhalaborwa area, where various aspects of authentic and modern day Africa will be highlighted.

Visit sites where the Sefapane Fund is active and see how we contribute to the sustainability of the community and preserve the cultural environment.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

The tour is a duration of 4 hours, in a Quantum bus with a tour guide. Drinks and snacks are included and can be enjoyed by all ages.

Cultural Village Tour availability:

Mornings: 09h00 – 13h00

Afternoons: 14h00 – 18h00

Price:

R960 p/p

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ANIMAL REHAB TOUR

The Moholoholo Rehabilitation centre in Hoedspruit offers you a unique chance to learn about wildlife and conservation while experiencing birds and predators etc. up close. The afternoon is spent…

…in the spectacular Swadini area visiting the Blyde Dam and a visit to either a reptile centre or Jessica the Hippo.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

This tour is a duration of 9 hours and can be enjoyed by all ages. Prices include your entrance fee and drinks.

Animal Rehab Tour Availability:

All year round: 08h00 – 17h00

Price:

R 1450 p/p

 

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BLYDE RIVER CANYON

Spend a full day discovering some of South Africa’s most spectacular scenery. This tour will take you to the Blyde River Canyon with spectacular sites such as God’s Window, Three Rondavels and Bourke’s Luck Potholes.

The Blyde River Canyon Tour is a duration of 9 hours, includes drinks and is suitable for all ages to enjoy.

Graskop and Pilgrim’s Rest are also on the itinerary.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

The Blyde River Canyon’s availability:

All year round : 08h00 – 17h00

Price:

R1 450 p/p

 

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MOUNTAIN BIKE SAFARI

Fill your day with the sights and sounds of the magnificent (Greater) Kruger National Park, when you set out at dawn for a mountain bike safari, accompanied by an experienced guide. This safari includes a picnic …

…breakfast and lunch within the Kruger National Park. This activity is suitable for active individuals and those over the age of 16.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

Mountain Bike Safari availability:

Summer: 05h00 – 09h00

Winter: 05h30 – 09h30

Price:

R960 p/p

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EVENING SAFARI & BRAAI

This evening safari includes a sunset game drive in an open 4×4 game viewer, sundowners, a night drive with spotlights and a traditional braai around the campfire at a private location in the Greater Kruger National Park.

This activity is operated for a minimum of 6 guests and includes drinks, snacks and a bush braai. (incl. wines & beers)

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

Evening Safari with Bush Braai Availability:

Summer: 16h00 – 20h30

Winter: 15h30 – 20h30

Price:

R 1450 p/p

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MORNING BUSHWALK

Two experienced game rangers will guide you through the bush for a close encounter with the wildlife in the (Greater) Kruger National Park. In the morning this includes a picnic …

…breakfast in the bush and in the afternoon, this includes a sundowner drink and snacks in the bush. Suitable for ages 12 and older.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

Morning Bushwalk availability:

Summer Mornings : 05h00 – 09h00

Winter Mornings: 05h30-09h30

Summer Sunset:  15h30-19h30

Winter Sunset: 15h00-19h00

Price:

R960 p/p

 

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FULL DAY BUSHWALK

Fill your day with the sights and sounds of the magnificent (Greater) Kruger National Park, when you set out at dawn for a full day safari, accompanied by an experienced guide.

This safari includes a picnic breakfast and lunch within the Kruger National Park. Suitable for ages 12 and up.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

Full Day Bushwalk availability:

Summer: 05h00 – 16h00

Winter: 05h30 – 16h30

Price:

R1 450 p/p

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EVENING SAFARI

Meet Africa’s nightlife when you set out in an open 4×4 game drive just before sunset. After sundowners, when the night falls, use spotlights to look for elusive nocturnal animals.

This safari includes sundowner drinks and snacks within the Kruger National Park.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

Evening Safari Availability:

Summer: 17h00 – 20h00

Winter: 16h30 – 19h30

Price:

R 960 p/p

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FULL DAY SAFARI

Enjoy the magnificent (Greater) Kruger National Park for 10 hours, when you set out at dawn for a full day safari, accompanied by an experienced guide.

This safari includes a picnic breakfast and lunch within the Kruger National Park.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

 

Full Day Safari availability:

All year round : 05h45 – 16h00

Price:

R1450 p/p

 

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MORNING SAFARI

Enjoy the early morning splendour of Kruger when you set out at dawn for a safari in an open 4×4 game viewer. Accompanied by an experienced guide, …

…go off in search of the wildlife and enjoy a picnic breakfast in the (Greater) Kruger National Park.

One of our reservation teams is on standby to help you with additional information or to confirm your booking. Please email reservations@sefapane.co.za 

The safari includes drinks and a picnic breakfast. Suitable for ages 6 and older.

 

Morning Safari availability:

All year round: 06h00 – 12h00

Price:

R960 p/p

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SEFAPANE MISAVA SPA

At aha Sefapane Lodge, it is possible to experience the ancient rhythms of nature, rediscover harmony and regain balance, while massage treatments replace stress with…

…vitality and zest for life. Named after the Tsonga word for “Earth”, Misava Massages invites you to enjoy a range of relaxing treatments that incorporate local products made from indigenous plants and herbs. Guests are treated either within the privacy of an African rondavel, in their own rooms, or in an outdoor spot in our gardens.

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Swakopmund Plaza Hotel

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Swakopmund Plaza Hotel

Koper Rd, Phalaborwa, Limpopo,

South Africa, 1389

 

Tel:

+27 (0) 15 780 6700

 

Cell:

+27 (0) 82 329 8683

 

Fax:

+27 (0) 15 780 6711

 

Email:

reservations@sefapane.co.za

 

GPS Coordinates:

– 23.949°56’58.36 “S 31.151°09’05.06 “E

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 1621, Phalaborwa,

1390, South Africa

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Location:

11 Autumn Street, Rivonia, Johannesburg,
South Africa, 2128

 

Tel:

+27 (0) 10 442 5885

 

Fax:

+27 (0) 86 865 3992

 

Email:

cro@aha.co.za