Minimum duration 4 days…Lodge based safari experience from horseback

Out horse safari is conducted on Entabeni Safari Conservancy “The Place of the Mountain”, is situated in the World Heritage “Waterberg Biosphere” of the Waterberg region. Approximately a three-hour drive north of Johannesburg, this 22 000ha malaria-free reserve boasts five eco-systems. The upper escarpment offers majestic craggy rock formations and wide-open grass plains. This is separated from the lower plateau by 600m high cliffs. The lower escarpment is approximately three degrees warmer and comprises sandveld vegetation and a series of wetlands.


Lodge based rides can be booked with a minimum stay of 3 days. Our lodges will be appointed and confirmed 1 month prior to arrival of the guests. Our selection of lodges include:

Wildside Safari camp which is on the lower escarpment, where a true African bush experience awaits you at Wildside Safari Camp, where the essence of the unspoilt wilderness of the Waterberg is combined with comfortable en-suite accommodation, creating a wild Africa atmosphere. The open lounge/bar area with the romantic roaring fire in the boma creates the perfect end to a relaxed day in the bush. The Camp offers a total of 20 tented chalets:
Total number of rooms: 4 family tents sleeping 2 adults and 2 children, equipped with a tea/coffee station, minibar (stocked on request), ceiling fan and hairdryer.

Lakeside which is on the upper escarpment, Set on the banks of the 1.7km lake, the thatch and stone Lakeside Lodge provides a memorable blend of the luxury and wilderness with Entabeni Mountain as a back drop.  Double/Twin rooms equipped with tea/coffee station, minibar (stocked on request), ceiling fan and hairdryer. Enjoy sundowners on your own private deck with the ever-changing colours of the Entabeni Mountain reflecting in the Lake.
Total number of rooms: 24

Ravineside which is on the upper escarpment and located under the shadow of Entabeni Mountain, this thatched wooden lodge, built on stilts and hugging the cliff edge, offers spectacular views of unspoilt ravines and wooded hillsides. The Lodge offers double/twin chalets equipped with a tea/coffee station, ceiling fan and hairdryer. A minibar fridge is available in the communal lounge areas (stocked on request). From the open sundecks, guests can indulge in bird and game watching and experience the beauty of the ravine while listening to the rippling sound of water from below in the valley. Total number of rooms: 22


Riding activities/safari
All meals, snacks, tea and coffee


Visa, flights and travel insurance
Water sports (Ranges form R300 to R525 depending on activity)
Spa (Varied range including massage, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures etc.)
Night drives (3 hrs, R 400 p/p)
Game drives (3 hours, R350 p/p)
Airport transfers from and to Johannesburg
Beverages while at lodge

Rates quoted in EURO are quoted per person 

Rate: 1400 Euro per person for four days.
Any additional days charged at 350 Euro per day additionally.


Our weight limit for riders is as follows:
• Under 95kg no supplement
• 95-105kg no extra supplement but subject to availability

Note that the following is at the discretion of Auersperg Safaris Ltd. and rates/itineraries are subject to change.
Payment All payments to Auersperg Safaris Ltd. are to be in EUR or the equivalent agreed currency. A 30% deposit on the accommodation figure is required to confirm all bookings within 14 days of a written confirmation otherwise the booking will be taken to be provisional and will be liable for cancellation.
Cancellation policy is as follows:
Confirmation On confirmation of a booking an invoice will be issued and your booking will then be subject to the below cancellation policy. All cancellations must be in writing.
Cancellation – 30 Days prior to date of arrival: 30% non-refundable deposit is forfeited. 20 – 0 Days prior to date of arrival: 100% of total safari cost is forfeited. Please quote your name and invoice number on the payment and instruct your bank that the beneficiary Auersperg Safaris Ltd. should receive the full invoice amount, with no charges deducted. Please contact us for payment details.

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