• Notten's Bush Camp
  • Notten's lounge area
  • Notten's Bush Camp bedroom in the Sabi Sands
  • Pool at Notten's Bush Camp
  • Explore Sabi Sand on a game walk when staying at Notten's Bush Camp
  • The boma at Notten's Bush Camp in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve
  • A luxury suite at Notten's Bush Camp

Notten's Bush Camp

Lodge style Down to earth elegance

One of the finest family run lodges in South Africa

Discover the epitome of an authentic African safari at Notten’s Bush Camp, a cherished family-owned lodge nestled in the heart of the Sabie Game Reserve, Mpumalanga, or "the land of the rising sun" as it's locally known. This private safari lodge, operated by the Notten family, offers a unique blend of personal touch and exclusive wilderness experiences.

Notten’s Bush Camp’s is more than just a lodge - it's a gateway to the soul of South Africa’s wildlife sanctuaries. Set within the prestigious Sabie Game Reserve and the Greater Kruger National Park, the lodge promises a heartfelt escape in nature. Here, elegance meets the wilderness, as each if its nine suites is styled to perfection, offering serene bush views, enhanced by the cooling breeze of ceiling fans and air-conditioning. Embrace the romance of the bush under ambient candlelight and lanterns, creating a timeless atmosphere, devoid of electric lighting.

The suites at Notten’s Bush Camp blend luxury with nature, featuring open-plan bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms equipped with both indoor and outdoor showers. Screened windows and doors maintain a barrier against the elements while inviting the sounds of the bush inside. Each suite extends onto a private wooden deck, offering uninterrupted views of the natural surroundings. Modern conveniences such as power outlets for charging devices are subtly integrated, ensuring comfort while maintaining an authentic bush feel.

Notten's Bush Camp food experience

At Notten’s, cuisine is an integral part of the experience. Meals are a celebration of local flavours, served in communal settings under the stars or on the deck of the summer house. From hearty bush breakfasts to three-course dinners, each dish is crafted using fresh, local ingredients, providing a taste of the true African bush.

Activities at Notten's Bush Camp

Adventure awaits at Notten’s with safaris led by experienced rangers in open-top Land Rovers. Encounter the Big 5 and more in their natural habitat, or opt for a guided walking safari to uncover the hidden treasures of the bush. Post-adventure, relax by the 20-meter lap pool, indulge in a massage at the Nature Spa, or unwind in the serene ambiance of the spa pool. As the day turns to night, the lodge transforms under a canopy of stars; dine in the enchanting candlelit boma, and later, enjoy the mesmerizing night sky by the warmth of a bonfire.

Tripadvisor comments Notten's Bush Camp

Excellent, exceeded our expectations. All the staff were very attentive and friendly. We highly recommend a stay here, this lodge was recommended by family members and we were not disappointed. The game drives and bush walk were fascinating.

from Ipswich, United Kingdom

Bottom line up front...book this lodge! Wow...what an incredible stay at Notten's! The customer service/experience is absolutely top notch. The rooms are beautiful and spacious. The meals are delectable. The drivers/trackers are knowledgeable and fun. Pool is gorgeous. Animals are plentiful.

from Saint Louis, MO