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Sleeps - 14
Region - South Africa
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Built originally as a family home Jembisa has a wonderful atmosphere of relaxation and comfort. The lodge is built from local stone and thatch with large, spacious rooms decorated with natural materials in an Afro-colonial style.
An exclusive booking policy means that guests have the lodge and reserve entirely to themselves. Children of all ages are welcome and it has proven to be an exceptional family safari destination. An additional advantage is that it is in a malaria-free area. It is also popular with small groups traveling together, safari weddings and tutored painting safaris. All guests are looked after extremely attentively by the staff . The senior managers are Neil and Natasha Whyte. Neil is also an expert ornithologist.
Jembisa is ideal for intimate weddings and small conferences.
Jembisa is approximately 300km/3 hours north of Johannesburgh by road. Transfer services by road or air can be arranged. Jembisa has a private airstrip.
There are 6 luxury en-suite bedrooms, 3 with private balconies and a single / children’s bunk room. Having been a family home Jembisa benefits from some extras not usually found at safari lodges, for example a library, reading room, games room and tennis court. Arrangements are flexible to suit each parties needs. Bunk beds and cots for children are available. All bathrooms have both a shower and a bath.
Whether guests wish to relax in style or be more active, there are a host of options available at Jembisa. They can swim or relax by the natural saltwater pool, play a game of tennis on the floodlit court or for extra relaxation opt for a massage either in the privacy of guest’s bedroom or on the secluded deck overlooking the river.
Game drives are in 4×4 open landrovers with highly trained and experienced rangers. Night drives provide the opportunity of seeing the nocturnal animals such as leopard, brown hyena, aardvark, civet cats and porcupines. Bush walks are always fascinating and guests may experience the thrill of walking with rhino. There is an option of camping out for a night under canvas, getting closer to nature and waking with the African dawn. Visit Bushman Paintings and archaeological sites, the reserve has been home to many peoples over time and there are Stone Age, early and late Iron Age sites and bushman paintings.
There are also lots of interesting things to do in the surrounding area; horse riding for the novice to the experienced rider, elephant-back safaris, a visit to the Rhino and Waterberg cultural museum where guests can hand-feed an orphan rhino, excursions to Big 5 Reserves, visit to local African art and curio shops and scenic helicopter flights. Transfers can be arranged by air or road.
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