- Small and intimate, perfect for family groups
- Large, spacious suites
- Fantastic wildlife sightings
- A birders delight around the Sand River
- The cuisine is out of this world
- An excellent wine list
- Exceptional staff and rangers
- Lodge type; Safari Camp
- Location; Londolozi Game Reserve
- Lodge size; 3 Private Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-5 nights
Explore The Londolozi Wilderness And Experience The Big Five When Staying At Pioneer Camp
Londolozi Pioneer Camp is a luxurious and intimate safari lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa. The camp consists of three private suites, providing an exclusive experience for couples or small groups of families or friends.
Featuring decor inspired by the bush, each suite is spacious and luxuriously appointed with private decks and plunge pools. Guests can relax in their suites or explore the surrounding wilderness, where they can expect to see an array of wildlife, including lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and more.
The cuisine is superbly crafted by award-winning chefs, offering a range of dishes to suit all tastes. There is also an excellent wine list for those looking to share a special moment.
On top of all that, the exceptional staff and rangers are on hand to help ensure your stay is comfortable and memorable.
Londolozi Pioneer Camp is for the sophisticated traveller looking for a home-from-home experience but unwilling to budge on luxuries, services and experiences.
Londolozi Game Reserve is one of the most sought-after wildlife and safari destinations in South Africa. Located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve that is open to and borders the Kruger National Park, the Londolozi is renowned for its exceptional sightings of the "Big 5" and a host of other wildlife species, big and small, diurnal or nocturnal, and its remarkable birdlife.
The reserve covers an area of 34 580 acres and provides an intimate wilderness experience with its rich biodiversity.
The name Londolozi is derived from the Zulu word meaning "protector of all living things", which reflects the reserve's commitment to conservation.
Visitors to the reserve can expect to experience extraordinary wildlife sightings, including leopards, lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, wild dogs and cheetahs, on numerous game drives and bush walks.
Birders will be dazzled by the more than 500 species of birds in the area.
Rooms And Suites
Pioneer Camp features three opulent suites, all set under 500-year-old ebony trees, to provide guests with a unique experience.
Each suite has 138 m2 of living space, including an elegant bedroom with modern furnishings, a cosy fireplace and private verandah, a stunning en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers, and a plunge pool.
Guests enjoy uninterrupted views of the surrounding bushveld through the large glass windows, while the thatched roofing provides a sense of seclusion.
The interleading walkways at the camp ensure guests have easy access to their suites.
Cuisine And Wine
At Londolozi Pioneer, guests will enjoy an exquisite blend of traditional African recipes and Pan-African cuisine. The chefs incorporate Africa's renowned spices and flavours into every dish, including saffron, vanilla, cumin, and nutmeg.
The open-plan dining area and kitchen provide a spacious atmosphere for enjoying delicious African-styled and themed dishes.
For an even more unique experience, guests can savour their meal in an enclosed boma under the stars.
The dining area also boasts a fantastic selection of South African wines to match your culinary creations.
Guests are spoilt for choice regarding activities and amenities when staying at the stunning Pioneer Camp. The camp is accentuated by its expansive decks, ebony trees and the perfect place to relax – the Zen lap pool.
The Zen lap pool offers a tranquil escape from the African heat and spectacular views over the surrounding bushveld.
Free WiFi access is available throughout the camp for those wishing to stay connected.
The main central guest area offers a luxurious backdrop for socialising with its exquisite decor and large wooden decks. Other property amenities include a safari bar with drinks of your choice and a full-service spa offering massage treatments, yoga classes and more.
Luxury and leisure meet in the African bushveld at Londolozi Pioneer Camp – creating an experience that will stay with you forever.
At Pioneer Camp, a world-class safari experience awaits. From game drives and walks to sundowners, bush picnics and late-night private dinners, Pioneer offers a variety of activities designed to give guests an unforgettable African safari experience.
On game drives, visitors can expect to see the "Big 5" (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) and various other wildlife.
Londolozi offers both dedicated photography safari vehicles and optional private safari vehicles with your own guide and tracker. Photographers will also be delighted to know that a full range of Canon photographic equipment is available for hire at the camp.
For those desiring a more hands-on experience, bush walks and yoga sessions can be arranged.
And for an even deeper exploration of the local area, cultural and local community tours are offered.
No matter your interests or expectations, Londolozi Pioneer Camp will create a personalised itinerary for each day that caters to your needs and desires.
At Londolozi Pioneer, families can enjoy a unique African experience while creating lasting memories in one of the continent's most exotic locations.
With six adults and six children able to be accommodated comfortably when booking out the entire lodge, Londolozi provides differentiated activities and facilities tailored towards adults and children so that everyone can have a fulfilling stay.
The Cubs programme, designed specifically for children, ensures that each day is filled with fun and exciting activities while also teaching them valuable life skills such as self-discovery, social responsibility and survival techniques.
There are even game drives where kids can observe the African wildlife and go on bush walks to learn about the surrounding environment.
Spa And Wellness
Londolozi Pioneer Camp offers its guests a wide range of Spa and Wellness services. This includes massage therapies such as Swedish, aromatherapy and Reiki massages, all performed in the comfort of one's luxury suite or private deck. In addition, the camp has its dedicated Yoga deck with classes for all levels, from beginner to intermediate, making it one of the few lodges in Africa offering such a service.
The lodge also features a 24-hour gym and fitness centre with all the necessary equipment for visitors to enjoy an invigorating workout. With cycling and rowing machines, guests can be sure their stay at Pioneer Camp will be a truly restorative and refreshing experience.
So whether it's a massage to relax your body or an intense gym session to work up a sweat, Londolozi Pioneer has everything you need for an unforgettable spa and wellness getaway!
Londolozi Pioneer Camp is the perfect destination for anyone looking to experience a luxurious and intimate safari lodge.
With exceptional staff, award-winning chefs, three private suites with plunge pools, and incredible wildlife sightings of the "Big Five" and more, it is no wonder why this camp has become one of South Africa's most sought-after destinations.
Whether you are looking to relax in your suite or explore the wilderness, Londolozi Pioneer Camp will provide an unforgettable African adventure that will leave you wanting more.
Rates from R39 450.00 per person
- Londolozi Pioneer Camp Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals, teas and coffees daily
- Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers
- Two game drives daily in open Landrovers
- Nature walks accompanied by experienced armed rangers
- One group yoga class per day at Founders Camp
- Fitness Room at Varty Camp
- Children – Cubs Den program
- Transfers to/from Londolozi airstrip to lodge
- Emergency medical evacuation insurance
- Self-drive park entrance fee
- Early morning and late afternoon departures
- Noise impact levy
- Airport taxes or landing fees, where applicable
- Champagne, cognacs, cellar wines, premium brand spirits, cigars & cigarettes
- Londolozi “Life” treatments
- Londolozi “Living” purchases
- SSW Conservation Levy
- Transfers to and from the lodge
- No guide rooms
- Telephone calls
- Private Vehicles