An intimate experience of the African bush.
An elegant experience of African hospitality.

Create enduring memories of Africa at our Big 5 safari lodge, where contemporary luxury merges with the timeless natural beauty of thelandscape.

Cheetah Ridge Lodge offers experiences which will ignite your inner explorer and satisfy every wildlife enthusiast.

Why Cheetah Ridge Lodge and Nambiti Game Private Reserve?

Private Big 5 Experience

One of three private Big 5 game reserves inKwaZulu-Natal, boasting incredible game-viewing without the crowds.


By visiting the reserve you’re supporting anti-poaching, breeding and relocation programmes.

Social Responsibility

Working hand-in-hand with the community and providing job creation and benefits for families living on land adjoining the reserve

Luxury Accommodation

Cheetah Ridge has ten luxury suites with private viewing decks – a superb vantage point from which to observe Africa.


Cheetah Ridge is located in a malaria-free area – for a bush experience without the worry.

Game Drives

Observe wildlife and absorb knowledge from your experienced guide on morning and afternoon game drives in our Big 5 reserve.

Cheetah Ridge offers guests the timeless appeal of safari with all the trappings of modern comfort.

Together with delightful dining experiences and luxury suites boasting private viewing decks, this is the perfect place to relax. Couple this with morning and afternoon game drives over the pristine private reserve and you have an exceptional wildlife experience at Cheetah Ridge Lodge.

Meet Our Team

Warwick Guy
Head Guide

“The most rewarding part of my job is to show guests basics and teaching them things that the bush has to offer from medicinal uses of plants to the geographic part of things! Or find lifers for their birding list!”

“I am already planning our second trip to this establishment.”

Naude K – Trip Advisor

4.9 out of 5

4.9 out of 5

Contact Us

NOTE: Due to being in a game reserve the phone lines are sometimes unreliable. If you can’t get through to the lodge, please send an email.

27 (0)36 9400 129
[email protected]
27 (0) 73 6287 307
-28.513903, 29.948006