Rhino Sands Safari CampManyoni Private Game Reserve, (Zululand Rhino Reserve)
Rhino Sands Safari Camp - Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Rhino Sands Private Safari Camp is a classic traditional luxury tented camp set in the the riparian forests of the Msunduze River, one of the Lodges in the Manyoni Private Game Reserve.
This luxurious environmentally friendly venue is "off the grid" with all aspects of its power requirements. This being achieved in the most ecofriendly method possible with solar power feeding battery banks for running the camp's electrical requirements.
Rhino Sands Safari Camp Accommodation
Four luxurious and comfortable tents, each with private bathrooms en suite. The canvas / screen walls may be unzipped creating a flow from the bedroom / lounge onto the wooden deck and plunge pool, with views of the massive Sycamore Fig trees and other riverine vegetation.
With King or twin beds, bathroom with bath as well as indoor and outdoor showers, ceiling and free standing fans. A sun deck with private plunge pool and comfortable loungers are all within easy access of the main lodge facilities, a short forest walk on raised wooden walkways.
The central lodge facility has dining venues including a boma where a central fire adds to the African ambience. There is a lounge with very comfortable chairs and couches adjacent to a sheltered dining area as well as an open deck and bar.
Rhino Sands is an exclusive venue which only accommodates 8 guests in this luxuriouslyappointed all tented camp. Chipermitted if the entire 4 suites are booked by a single party.
Rhino Sands Safari Camp Lodge activities
Two guided game drives are offered daily in the 23,000 ha Big 5 Game Reserve, actually magnificent 7 if one includes the cheetah and African wild dog. The guided game drives are conducted in 'open' game viewing vehicles, early mornings and late afternoons into the evenings. The sunset drives are where nocturnal animals are sought using spotlight after sunset.
Back to Rhino Sands Camp for a gastronomical feast, a 3 course dinner with full bar facilities available. The early morning guided game drives depart at sunrise for approximately 3 hours, returning to the Lodge for breakfast after which guests may relax and enjoy the bush environment. Guests are able to take in a bit of me time and relax in the bush at ones luxurious tent, or utilise the central facilities. Birders are able to enjoy the variety of bird-life in camp and adjacent riparian forest, as well as the relatively tame resident antelope that seem to seek the safety of the tented camp. Lunch to add to the wonderful dining experience.
This Rhino Sands Safari Camp comes highly recommended by ourselves. One has to admire the owner's integrity and determination to offer such an amazing wildlife experience without impacting extensively on the environment by being so environmentall sensitive in all their functions here..