• Nearest Airport

    Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, South Africa

  • Location

    Badplaas, South Africa

  • Property Access

    Self drive or road transfers from the nearby Airport of Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes). The road from the gate to the lodge is not accessible by normal or 4×4 vehicles and therefore guests are transferred from the welcoming lounge (situated at the gate) to the lodge.

  • Best time to travel

    The best times to visit is during the rainy season.  The rains normally start from around October which turns the bushveld into a green paradise.  This makes game viewing difficult but the abundance of bird life, baby animals and predators make up for this.

Nkomazi Game Reserve is seen as a natural Aladdin’s cave of ageless beauties.  The area has some of the oldest rock formations and is referred to as the sanctified grail of Geology. Nkomazi prides itself on its impressive grasslands with countless animals and very rare flora such as the Barberton Daisy.  The 15 000 hectare Nkomazi Game Reserve invites guests to stay in one of 10 luxury tents that complements the rugged bushveld of Mpumalanga. Guests are spoiled with luxury amenities at this exquisite bush lodge.  Nkomazi Game Reserve is a destination of outstanding scenic beauty.


Nkomazi boasts 10 luxury tents at Komati Tented Lodge.  All tents can sleep a maximum of 2 adults per tent.   These tents are specially positioned to blend into the landscape and linked by walkways and paths through the bush. All tents are furnished with luxury campaign style furniture, creating a traditional “Out of Africa” feel with all the added comforts and luxuries of 5-star accommodation.  Your safari accommodation features comfort cooling and heating facilities, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, indoor shower, outdoor bath, private mini bar, electronic safe, hairdryer, international adaptors, and private viewing deck with a plunge pool.


Enjoy delicious meals well prepared by the chefs of Nkomazi Game Reserve.  Meals are served in the dining tent or in the boma (depending on the weather conditions) where guests can share the day’s highlights of sightseeing.  All the meals are included in the rates.


Guests can enjoy game drives, twice a day, and experience the sun rise over the North Eastern boundaries of the reserve during a game drive. Embark on daily game drives in a specialised safari vehicle. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee or tea in the African wilderness as your track an abundance of wildlife.  Game rangers provide insightful and valuable information about wildlife, fauna and flora. Other activities include guided walks, bird watching, fly-fishing, guided mountain biking, star gazing under the magnificent African sky and various treatments at the Relaxation Retreat.

What we think of it

An amazing bush and game experience for the true lovers of nature.