At Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve we have just the right accommodation to suit your needs. We cater for everyone from families looking for a little adventure to couples longing for a romantic weekend getaway or those wanting to enjoy some tented privacy.
After the day’s safari with the family, enjoy the “African Feel” at our family friendly bush lodge with bunk-beds and a double bed. Set within dense subtropical thicket this rustic-brick and thatch lodge has the comforts you would expect of a top class reserve – en suite shower/bathroom with running hot and cold water, coffee/tea making facilities and a real fire to welcome you on colder evenings.
What they do lack is the trappings of the modern world – satellite TV, 24 hour room service and electricity (don’t worry – we can still charge cameras and batteries for you)!
Lamps will be lit for you in the evening and the rooms are serviced daily.
For those who would prefer electricity, we now have eight rooms available in Orlando Lodge, a converted dairy within the original farm’s homestead. The rooms have a double bed (although two of the rooms can be in a two-single-bed format), ceiling fan for warmer evenings and electric blanket in the bed to keep you cosy on a cold winter’s night.
The rooms are also equipped with tea and coffee facilities, an en-suite shower and wash basin. Each row of four rooms shares a toilet.
Orlando Tented Camp
Get the old romantic African experience at the Orlando Tented Camp.
There are 3 private tented camps with a total of 4 tents. One camp offers two tents of which one has two single beds and the other a queen bed.
The tented camps offer complete freedom as every encampment is safely nestled in private clusters of bush, leaving our guests surrounded by luscious greenery, trees, singing birds, antelope and the roaring of the lions giving it’s natural uninterrupted feel.
Each tented camp has been built with great personal attention to every detail, from old style donkey boilers, luxurious private bathrooms with views of the beautiful landscape and outdoor showers.
Honeymoon Safari Suites
For those wanting some exclusivity and privacy, enjoy one of our Honeymoon Safari Suites. These rustic-brick and thatched lodges are set within dense subtropical thicket within Schotia Private Game Reserve.
Enjoy the comforts you would expect of a top class reserve – en suite shower/bathroom with running hot and cold water, coffee/tea making facilities and a real fire to welcome you on colder evenings.
Contact the Schotia office for details on specials running throughout the year.
Dinners are held at our authentic African styled lapa area, where our guests can enjoy the welcoming ambiance of a camp fire. The traditional South African meals are sure to satisfy the taste buds after a hard day of game viewing.
Schotia Safaris Private Game Reserve has a huge open air lapa, reputedly among the largest in South Africa. It has reed and sneezewood walls and is open to the African skies, except for the outer ring where a traditionally thatched roof covers the dining tables and bar area.
Inside the lapa there are several large ‘Schotia’ trees and a roaring log fire. Dinner is usually a mix of safari cuisine and traditional South African cooking, the exact menu depends on what is available on the day.