Inyati Game Lodge Description
WHAT SETS INYATI APART •Easy road and air access •Situated in one of South Africa’s most prestigious game reserves, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve •One of the most diverse habitats in Southern Africa. •Renowned for having the best Big Five game viewing in the country with excellent sightings of Africa's great predators - lion, cheetah and leopard •FGASA qualified guides and Shangaan trackers •Interpretive game drives and exhilarating night drives •River frontage •Ideal honeymoon destination •Small wedding ceremonies •Executive conferences ACCOMMODATION: Inyati consists of seven luxury chalets and four executive chalets. Each air-conditioned suite features generous spaces, en-suite bathrooms with twin hand basins, separate bath, shower and w.c. The lodge accommodates 22 guests. FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES: Inyati’s superbly positioned guest sitting and dining areas overlook the Sand River. The verandah overlooks the riverine vegetation, which is the natural habitat of the elephant and hippo. Other facilities available - the Warthog hollow bar, library, filtered swimming pool, air-conditioned gym and walk-in wine cellar. Our traditional Shangaan boma is used on nights, (weather permitting) and is a truly memorable way to experience a safari evening under the African night sky. Enjoy fine cuisine and wines while sitting near a warm crackling fire. GAME DRIVES View Africa’s most impressive wildlife on morning and afternoon/ evening game drives in open 4-wheel drive safari vehicles with expert guides and Shangaan trackers. Guests can also enjoy interpretive guided bush walks offering the bird watcher, dendrologist, botanist and the nature enthusiast the ultimate bush experience. Game drives traverse an area of 10 000 hectares and strict vehicle limits at sightings ensure the exclusivity of your game viewing experience. Off-road driving ensures that you have the best possible view of any exceptional sighting and rangers are constantly in touch with each other to keep track of animal movements. CHARACTERISTIC SPECIES Leopard, lion, elephant, buffalo, white rhino, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, zebra, waterbuck, hippo, wildebeest, kudu and many other mammal and bird species occur. Inyati means buffalo in Shangaan / Tsonga which is one of the languages of the local people, and Inyati is home to this powerful, indomitable breed. CONFERENCING Inyati is the ideal venue to host intimate wedding ceremonies, for conferencing and incentive group packages with teambuilding activities such as bush dinners, Big Five spotting, treasure hunts, bird watching programmes, group game drives, game walks, star gazing and swimming. Tree Tops offers the opportunity for focused meetings yet provides the setting for complete relaxation at the end of the day. The conference center overlooks the Sand river and is situated approximately 2.8km from the lodge. We cater for smaller corporate workshops, merger & acquisition meetings, and other senior management meetings of a private nature
Inyati is set in 65 000 hectares of unspoilt bushveld within the Sabi Sand Reserve, adjacent to the world-renowned Kruger National Park. The lodge is situated on the banks of the Sand River allowing for fantastic game viewing from the lodge. Diversity of species and relaxed big game allows for close-up game viewing and photography. With no boundary fences between the Sabi Sand and the Kruger National Park, this Reserve benefits from the great diversity of wildlife found in one of the richest wilderness areas on the African continent along with the additional benefits experienced on a private game reserve.
Inyati Game Lodge Directions
Recommended route from Johannesburg Take the N4/N12 to Nelspruit. Follow the R40 from Nelspruit through White River to Hazyview. Hazyview is about 60km from Nelspruit. As you approach Hazyview there is a T-Junction. Turn left at this junction. This road will take you into the town. Carry on straight through the first set of traffic lights. At the intersection with the second set of traffic lights, there will be a signpost that reads Paul Kruger Gate. At this signpost, turn Right. This road is the R536. After approximately 32kms there are signposts for Newington Gate on the left hand side of the road. There will also be signs indicating “Huntington, Lilydale & Justicia”. Turn left and follow the gravel road for 9km until you find the next Newington Gate sign. Turn right and follow the road for another 3km to Newington Gate, which is where you will enter the Sabi Sand Reserve. You are required to pay a “cash only” entrance fee. Please keep the slip and get it stamped at Inyati Game Lodge by the lodge receptionist, as you will need to produce it at the gate on your departure From Newington Gate follow all signposts to Inyati Private Game Reserve