Luxury camps & lodges
Experience the very highest level of accommodation on safari with Opulent Africa. Luxury tented camps and lodges located on vast private concessions provide the most exclusive game viewing experiences for our discerning clients. Our portfolio of camps and lodges all have excellent facilities, including swimming pools, breathtaking game viewing decks, comfortable guest areas and the opportunity to dine under the stars.
Overlooking the city of Pretoria, 131 on Herbert Baker is a luxury boutique hotel on the edge of the Groenklook Nature Reserve. It is in the perfect location to explore the city before embarking on a luxury train journey.
A unique camp in the Okavango Delta which offers guests the educational opportunity to closely interact with a small herd of elephants.
The first of Alex Walker's great safari camps, located in the private Mara North Conservancy with views over the Mara River.
Walking with elephants is one of the top activities at Baines' Camp along with game drives and boat trips on the Delta.
Located on the famous Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park, Bakers Lodge sits right on the water's edge with each of the thatched cottages having lovely views over the river.
Located right on the Mara River, this is one of the best wildebeest migration viewing camps and offers a very high level of luxury and service.
Rwanda's newest and most exclusive lodge is just a short drive from the Volcanoes National Park where the opportunity to trek the majestic mountain gorillas takes place.
In a beautifully remote location overlooking Lake Kariba, Bumi Hills is a wonderful place for wildlife viewing, fishing, sailing, cultural excursions or just pure relaxation.
Without a doubt, the is one of Botswana's top classic safari camps, located in the Moremi Game Reserve and offering a variety of big game viewing activities including game drives and boating.
Multi-award winning Chiawa Camp is one of Zambia's leading luxury safari camp and sits on the banks of the Zambezi River where wildlife viewing can be enjoyed through a range of activities.
High levels of luxury and abundant wildlife typify Chief's Camp, located in the only conession where it is possible to see rhino in Botswana.
Chobe is renowned for its high concentration of elephants and the luxury Chobe Chilwero is perfectly located for exploring the area.
Operating luxury safari camps since 1919, Cottar's has a long history in Kenya and is home to some of the best safari guides in Africa.
Famous for its spectacular lion vs buffalo interaction, the Duba Concession is one of Botswana's most exciting and exclusive locations.
Famous for its spectacular lion v buffalo interaction, the Duba Concession is one of Botswana's most exciting and exclusive locations.
A superb classic tented camp, located in a private concervancy just outside the Masai Mara with plenty of resident wildlife.
Ellerman House is a true gem. With magnificent ocean views across Cape Town's Bantry Bay, Ellerman is stylish and contemporary with rooms in the main house as well as two exclusive villas.
Hidden away in the remarkable Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is just a short walk from the start of the gorilla trekking trail although it is not uncommon for the gorillas to come right in to camp!
Governors' Camps have been operating in the Masai Mara for over forty years and their flagship luxury camp, Il Moran, takes prime location right on the Mara River.
One of Africa's most remote camps, located on the Hoanib River in northern Namibia. Nature drives, shipwrecks and scenic coastal flights to the honking Cape Cross seal colonies are highlights.
Located in the south of Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park, the camp is secluded and well placed for exploring the park and its wildlife, including the tree climbing lions.
Jack's Camp perfectly captures the 1940's style and is a high quality tented camp located in Botswana's vast Kalahari Desert.
A luxurious camp offering a range of activities including both land and water based game viewing. Jao also has a great spa! Famous for its spectacular lion v buffalo interaction, Duba Plains is one of Botswana's most exciting and exclusive camps.
A classic safari camp in a prime location with magnificent views over the Masai Mara. A perfect location to view the great wildebeest migration and exciting river crossings.
An exceptional small, luxury camp, Kings Pool is well located for some of the best game viewing in Botswana, particularly during the dry season.
Kulala Desert Lodge is perfectly located for access to Sossusvlei with a private gate into the National Park and the surrounding desert scenery is strikingly beautiful.
A luxury country house in the Franschhoek Valley, in the heart of the Cape Winelands. The perfect location from which to explore the many wine farms nearby and sample the world class restaurants.
A superbly appointed lodge, with magnificent views across the Serengeti. Lemala Kuria Hills is a luxury lodge located in the northern Serengeti and is perfect for viewing the "seasonal" wildebeest migration .
Located just inside the rim of the Crater, Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp allows quick and early access to the Crater floor, giving camp guests a head start over other visitors.
Set high on the cliffs overlooking the Boteti River, Leroo La Tau is in a wonderful location for viewing the desert wildlife in the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park and the river bed.
This is a fabulous family safari camps and one of very few that offers the rare opportunity to see both white and black rhinoceros in East Africa.
Deep in the Hwange National Park, Linkwasha overlooks a waterhole teeming with wildlife and is one of the park's most exclusive and luxurious camps.
Accessed by boat, across the Mara River, Little Governors' is an intimate, luxury eco-friendly built on the banks of the famous Mara River. Perfect for an early morning hot-air balloon flight.
With its own private gate into the Namib Nauklauft Park and Sossusvlei, Little Kulala is a small luxury lodge offering a superb desert experience. An early morning hot-air balloon flight is a must!
On a private reserve bordering Etosha National Park, the exclusive Little Ongava has magnificent views across the plains and offers excellent game viewing both in the reserve and the National Park.
With endless views from high up an escarpment overlooking Mount Kenya, Loisaba is undoubtedly one of Kenya's finest camps.
Sir Richard Branson's exclusive tented camp in the Masai Mara offers high levels of comfort and service, a twelve metre infinity pool and one of the best spa's in the bush!
Another exceptional Relais & Chateaux property from Great Plains on a private reserve just north of the Masai Mara. Excellent year round game viewing.
The award winning Mfuwe Lodge is one of the few camps open all year round and offers excellent wildlife viewing in the South Luangwa National Park.
One of Botswana's finest Big Game camps and its unique location on Chief's Island makes Mombo a safe haven for white rhino. The camp has recently been completely rebuilt and is looking top notch!
With one of the most spectacular views in Africa, perched high on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, this first class lodge is unrivalled in location for "Big 5" game viewing in the crater.
A high quality camp with spacious tents and one of the best pool views in Botswana. Land and water activities are offered.
An exceptional Relais & Chateaux property, Ol Donyo Lodge is located close to Amboseli in the Chyulu Hills with spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro.
An authentic and award winning eco-friendly camp, Olonana is very family friendly and offers good access to local culture as well as magnificent game drives in the Masai Mara.
A classic safari camp, located in a private reserve on the edge of Etohsa National Park. The camp overlooks a water-hole which is frequently visited by a range of big game. A great place to see rhino.
On the remote peninsula of Pelican Point, looking back across Walvis Bay, the suite at the top of the old harbor control tower has stunning 360 degree views.
In a secluded location in the Kibale Forest National Park, the eco-friendly Primate Lodge provides an amazing rain forest experience and the opportunity to trek chimpanzees on foot.
Located on the Zambezi River, the award winning Royal Chundu is the perfect place to relax either at the start or end of a safari. Dine by candlelight under the stars beside the river and enjoy sunset river cruises.
Ruckomechi offers superb close-up elephant viewing as they take a dip in from of camp in the Zambezi River. Great predator viewing and a range of activities makes this a great all round camp.
As if it has been carved out of the earth, the aptly named Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is a masterpiece of organic creation. Each of its 13 luxury suites has its own private plunge pool and outdoor shower.
A historic safari camp in the heart of the Sabi Sand Private Reserve, Selati elegantly holds the character of "yesterday" but with modern creature comforts and five star service.
The community owned luxury Sabyinyo Lodge is located right at the foot of the famous Virunga Volcanoes and is just a stone's throw from the start point for gorilla trekking.
Award winning architecture and sublime styling compliment the wilderness experience at the magnificent Sandibe Safari Lodge.
Sitting on the bank of the Sand River with views across into Tanzania, the camps is in a prime wildlife viewing location, especially during the great wildebeest migration.
The only boutique lodge in the greater Masai Mara providing a very authentic and high quality game viewing experience all year round.
Spectacular views from Saruni's "eco-chic" villas make this the perfect base from which to explore Samburu and its unique culture.
Constructed from local timber with an expansive game viewing deck, Savute Safari Lodge is a wonderfully natural and relaxing environment from which to explore the famous Savute Channel.
A beautiful and relaxing retreat on the Laikipia plateau, Segera is a luxury lodge offering a wide range of activities. Great for families.
The camp sits on a huge private concession and elephant viewing in this area is as good as it gets, particularly in the dry season.
The camp sits on a huge private concession and elephant viewing in this area is as good as it gets, particularly in the dry season.
Set on the banks of the Kunene River, which runs a winding ribbon of green through the contrasting desert, our clients consistently rate Serra Cafema as one of the best camps in Africa.
Tucked away deep within the Kafue National Park, the luxury Shumba Camp offers great lion and wild dog viewing and perhaps one of the best hot-air balloon experiences in Africa!
A first class, contemporary lodge in the game rich Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve offering the highest levels of comfort, service and "Big 5" game viewing. One of the very best.
An exclusive use luxury safari lodge in one of South Africa's finest private game reserves, Singita Castleton consists of a main house and six individual cottages, catering for up to 12 people.
Overlooking a natural water-hole that attracts all manner of wildlife, Singita Faru Faru is a luxury contemporary lodge located within the vast private Grumeti Reserve.
Singita Lebombo is a wonderful example of cutting edge design, with a private villa and a string of luxury suites perched above the N'Wanetsi River on a private reserve within South Africa's Kruger National Park.
The breathtaking Singita Pamushana Lodge is an architectural masterpiece and is located on a vast 130,000 acre private concession overlooking the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.
A magnificent 1920's style explorer's camp, perfectly located in a private reserve where guests can enjoy the very best of the Serengeti. A great camp for families with older children with a wide range of activities.
Singita's flagship lodge is located in Tanzania's vast private Grumeti Reserve, with endless views across the Serengeti, refined luxury and an abundance of wildlife.
Self-contained luxury meets the spectacular African savanna at Singita's Opulent Serengeti House. The exclusive use house is perfect for small groups of friends and families.
Overlooking the savanna in the heart of Hwange National Park, Somalisa offers a very high level of accommodation, service and some of the best guiding in Zimbabwe.
In the heart of the Namib Desert, Sossusvlei Desert Lodge combines luxury with adventure and remoteness in the oldest desert on the planet.
A classic Botswana camp and in partnership with the Living with Elephants Foundation along with sister camp, Baines which is also in the Delta.
Tarangire Treetops unique "tree house" suites have been carefully built around ancient Baobab trees to give guests the most wonderful sunrise views over the African savanna.
Perfectly located on the banks of the Zambezi River, just a stone's throw from the mighty Victoria Falls, sits the five star Royal Livingstone with magnificent views towards the Falls.
A wonderful lodge, located within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls, this is a must for those looking for luxury within striking distance of the Falls.
Set in a beautiful location overlooking the snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tortilis lies on the edge of Amboseli National Park.
Tswalu Kalahari is a huge private reserve, supporting a great diversity of wildlife across a range of habitats. Activities focus on game drives and safari walks on the reserve, led by incredible guides.
The Victoria and Alfred Hotel is one of Cape Town's finest and sits in a superb location in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, with uninterrupted views of South Africa's iconic Table Mountain.
A timeless classic that has stood for over 100 years and entertained royalty and heads of state. The Edwardian-style Victoria Falls Hotel is located on the Zimbabwean side of the famous Victoria Falls.
One of Zimbabwe's finest and multi-award winning safari lodges, the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is within easy striking distance of the Falls with superb sunset views.
Exceptional wildlife sightings are consistently enjoyed at Vumbura Plains and its location is perfect for both land and water-based activities.
An exclusive luxury tented camp in the heart of Botswana's Okavango Delta where guests can immerse themselves and enjoy a range of water-based activities as well as game drives in open 4x4 vehicles.
Game drives, mokoro canoeing and interpretive bushmen experiences are what make Xudum a fantastic all round lodge.
One of the most charming properties in the Okavango Delta, Xugana Island Lodge is located on a private concession and offers a range of activities, including helicopter flights over the Delta.
A truly spectacular and ultra-luxurious camp, Zarafa is Botswana's only Relais & Chateaux property and is superbly located for wildlife viewing.