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Leopards Bend Bush Lodge​

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Leopards Bend Bush Lodge

Nestled within the pristine beauty of the Blue Canyon Private Reserve, Leopards Bend is a true sanctuary for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. This hidden gem is tucked away in a 9,600-hectare reserve at the base of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains in the Lowveld region. Here, the captivating symphony of birdlife and the graceful presence of wildlife that roam freely, offer an unforgettable experience to all its guests. At Leopards Bend Lodge, guests can choose from five intimate ensuite chalets, each thoughtfully designed with a heartwarming African flair that immerses you in the essence of the continent. To top off your enchanting nights, gather around the fire boma for late-night storytelling under the dazzling African stars. Leopards Bend invites you to reconnect with nature in a tranquil and authentic setting, making it the perfect escape for those seeking both adventure and relaxation.

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Rooms

Discover our collection of five exquisite en-suite chalets, each strategically nestled beneath the cool, dappled shade of the majestic Jackalberry and Marula trees. Every chalet boasts an inviting atmosphere, with double doors that gracefully unveil a charming private patio, providing the perfect spot to unwind while overlooking our swimming pool. Among these cozy havens thoughtful amenities like tea and coffee-making facilities are provided in each chalet. Rest easy knowing that every window and patio door is fortified against both mosquitoes and baboons, ensuring your tranquility. Additionally, our en-suite bathrooms pamper you with the indulgence of both indoor and outdoor showers, while the flexible twin or king-size beds promise a restful night’s sleep tailored to your preference

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Location

Nestled deep within the untouched heart of the Blue Canyon Private Game Reserve, Leopard’s Bend Bush Lodge offers a captivating gateway into our remarkable wildlife ecosystem. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a devoted bird watcher, or simply an admirer of the untamed wilderness, this page is your portal to the inhabitants of our breathtaking reserve. Here, amidst the vast beauty of the Big 5 and our secluded buffalo population, the bushveld tells a rich tapestry of stories through its diverse array of mammal species. Furthermore, the skies above echo with the harmonious melodies of over 350 bird species, composing a symphony that is uniquely our own. Notably, our disease-free buffalo are carefully housed within a separate 143-hectare enclosure, ensuring their well-being and preserving the balance of our ecosystem.

 
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Facilities

Leopard’s Bend Bush Lodge offers a delightful array of facilities designed to enhance your wilderness retreat. Dive into our salt chlorinated swimming pool for a refreshing dip, or bask in the sun on our comfortable chaise loungers. For a touch of luxury, unwind on our swinging day beds, a perfect spot to soak in the natural beauty. Our well-stocked bar is always at your service, while the dining room, adorned with a cozy fireplace, sets the stage for delightful meals. The lounge, featuring its own inviting fireplace, provides a warm ambiance for relaxation. For a more intimate gathering, the Jackalberry lounge awaits your company.

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Leopards Bend Bush Lodge

Nestled within the pristine beauty of the Blue Canyon Private Reserve, Leopards Bend is a true sanctuary for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. This hidden gem is tucked away in a 9,600-hectare reserve at the base of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains in the Lowveld region. Here, the captivating symphony of birdlife and the graceful presence of wildlife that roam freely, offer an unforgettable experience to all its guests. At Leopards Bend Lodge, guests can choose from five intimate ensuite chalets, each thoughtfully designed with a heartwarming African flair that immerses you in the essence of the continent. To top off your enchanting nights, gather around the fire boma for late-night storytelling under the dazzling African stars. Leopards Bend invites you to reconnect with nature in a tranquil and authentic setting, making it the perfect escape for those seeking both adventure and relaxation.

Why book leopards Bend Bush Lodge

  1. Luxury Ensuite Chalets: Leopards Bend offers luxurious ensuite chalets that are not only comfortable but also designed with an African flair, providing an immersive experience in the heart of nature.

  2. Spectacular Wildlife: The reserve is home to the Big 5, ensuring you have a chance to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. From lions and elephants to rhinos and leopards, it’s a wildlife enthusiast’s dream.

  3. Abundant Birdlife: For birdwatchers, the reserve is a paradise. With over 350 bird species, you can enjoy a diverse range of avian encounters and capture stunning photographs.

  4. Vast Land to Explore: With 9,600 hectares of land, Leopards Bend offers an extensive area to explore. This ensures a varied and exciting safari experience with the opportunity to see a wide range of wildlife species.

  5. Daily Game Drives: The daily game drives provided by the lodge’s experienced guides allow you to maximize your chances of spotting the Big 5 and other fascinating animals. They know the reserve intimately and can share their knowledge with you.

  6. Close-to-Nature Experience: Staying at Leopards Bend allows you to immerse yourself in the natural world. You’ll wake up to the sounds of the bush, and the chalets’ design offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

  7. Exclusive Safari Atmosphere: The lodge’s intimate setting ensures a more personalized and exclusive safari experience compared to larger, more crowded destinations.

  8. Conservation Focus: Supporting Leopards Bend means contributing to the conservation efforts of this pristine habitat, helping to protect these magnificent creatures for future generations.

Booking a stay at Leopards Bend Big 5 Game Reserve promises a blend of luxury, wildlife, and adventure, offering an unforgettable African safari experience

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