experiences

Wilderness Adventures

Embark on Ximuwu Wilderness Adventures for a captivating Lowveld experience. Our walking safaris, led by expert rangers, offer an immersive wilderness encounter.

Additionally, spend a magical night under the stars on our sleep-out deck, embraced by nature’s nocturne.

Elevate your adventure at Ximuwu Lodge with a scenic helicopter flight over Blyde River Canyon, which is included in your stay. Marvel at breathtaking views and capture the grandeur from above. Afterward, indulge in luxury spa treatments for ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.

 

Furthermore, enjoy ultimate relaxation on our sun deck. Sip cocktails and watch wildlife by the waterhole. Consequently, our adventures promise excitement, tranquility, and unforgettable memories.

patience is rewarded

Hides

Experience Ximuwu’s wildlife uniquely. Our underground hides are designed for natural light. Here, capture serene waterhole scenes. Firstly, our morning hide, close to the lodge, offers peaceful dawn views. Enjoy coffee, stools, beanbags, and power outlets.

Additionally, visit our afternoon hide for golden hour. A short drive leads you there. It features adjustable chairs, camera gimbals, and spotlights. Ideal for photography. Moreover, both hides are wheelchair accessible, welcoming all to South Africa’s wildlife splendor.

A sanctuary

ximuwu spa

Unwind at Ximuwu Spa, a tranquil garden oasis just steps from your suite, where every guest receives an hour of complimentary spa treatment along with the option for a hair blowout. Indulge in luxury with L’Occitane products and Africology treatments, each service thoughtfully customized by our spa therapist to ensure your relaxation.

Explore our spa menu for facials, massages, nail care, and the added luxury of exclusive hair treatments, including the complimentary hair blowout. Opt for in-suite spa services, transforming your room into a personal sanctuary for ultimate privacy and comfort.

Under the Stars

sleep out deck

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our exclusive sleep-out deck. Designed for a deep nature immersion, it’s perfect for romance. Firstly, experience a wilderness retreat ideal for couples, offering stunning views and intimacy with Africa’s wild beauty.

Nestled in a secluded tree house for two, find privacy near the main lodge. Additionally, at night, let the wild’s sounds lull you to sleep under the stars. Moreover, awaken to vast skies and birdsong, welcoming a new day over Africa’s landscape.

Take to the Skies

Helicopter and Scenic Flights

Soar over Africa’s wilderness with our inclusive helicopter tours; each guest is treated to an aerial adventure. Witness vast savannahs and majestic wildlife from above. Begin with bird’s-eye views of the Lowveld, a serene landscape rich in biodiversity.

Experience the grandeur of Blyde River Canyon from the skies, where dramatic vistas unfold beneath you. Capture the stunning beauty of Africa and create memories that last a lifetime. Our exclusive flights provide unique access to natural wonders, making every moment an unforgettable experience.

HELICOPTER SCENIC FLIGHT

Enhance your stay

Unforgettable day trips

Welcome to the Heart of Adventure

Perfectly positioned at our Safari Lodge, explore nearby wonders. Firstly, enjoy curated day trips for an enriched safari. Discover local culture, wildlife, and beauty, just steps from your room.

Explore Hoedspruit’s Charm

Visit Hoedspruit for a South African cultural glimpse. This friendly town offers hospitality and culture. Additionally, stroll its streets, explore shops, and savor local cuisine. Hoedspruit represents the community’s heartbeat.

Conservation at Mholoholo Rehabilitation Centre

A short 45-minute drive, Mholoholo Centre is a wildlife haven. Dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating animals, it offers insight into conservation. Moreover, your visit supports their mission, connecting you with natural heritage.

Blyde River Canyon Cruise: Scenic Wonders

Embark on a cruise through Blyde River Canyon. Witness South Africa’s iconic landscapes from the water. Spot crocodiles and hippos, and enjoy breathtaking rock formations and greenery.

 

BLYDE RIVER CANYON SAFARIS

safaris

PRIVATE & PERSONALISED

Game Drives

"Experience the difference at Ximuwu, where our game drives are uniquely tailored to each guest's preferences and schedule, offering a personalized and flexible safari adventure unlike any conventional camp."

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Walking Safaris

"Immerse yourself in the stunning African wilderness with Ximuwu's guided walking safaris, providing an up-close, personal, and unforgettable journey as you track wildlife on foot through the spectacular landscape."

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Night Drives

"Discover the hidden nocturnal world of the African wilderness with Ximuwu's state-of-the-art Pulsar thermal vision goggles. Observe elephants at the dam and herds of impala and zebra on the grasslands in a truly immersive and enlightening wildlife experience."

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Sound Safaris

"Discover the auditory wonders of the African bush with Ximuwu's unique sound safaris, designed to let you hear the world just as a lion or other animals do. Immerse yourself in the magical symphony of nature and experience the wilderness from a completely new and enchanting perspective."

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Photo Safaris

Kruger National Park, South Africa’s premier safari destination, is one of the finest places in the world for photography. The exclusivity of Ximuwu, and the huge size of the reserve, means you will never be competing for that perfect shot, vantage point, or light – it’s all yours.

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starlit safaris at Ximuwu

Join us for a night safari where the stars of the vast African sky illuminate your journey through the untamed wilderness at Ximuwu Lodge.

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Ready for the ultimate bush adventure? 

Join us at Ximuwu Lodge for an accessible safari, where the thrill of encountering the Big 5 awaits! 
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  • Excited for a romantic Valentine’s Day! 

Tonight, we’re having a romantic dinner set up by our Ximuwu fire 🔥 

Cheers to love, laughter, and the warmth of our hearts. Wishing everyone a magical Valentine’s Day ❤️
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Ready for an adventure? Plan your dream safari getaway with us . Let’s turn those dreams into reality! 

☎️ +27 15 004 0340
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✍️ info@ximuwu.com
  • Exciting news from Ximuwu :

Nestled beside our private residence, just a stone’s throw from the renowned Ximuwu Lodge, we are thrilled to introduce our newest offering: the Hideaway ! 

This charming retreat is designed for those seeking a serene escape into nature without the full array of services found at Ximuwu Lodge.

(Sorry, not wheelchair accessible)

Visit our website www.ximuwu.com for more information.
  • We witnessed a majestic tower of giraffes during the crisp early morning light 🦒 Later, the gentle giants gathered around Ximuwu dam, sipping calmly.