Overview of Londolozi Varty Camp

As Londolozi’s original camp, Varty embraces the conservation principles of generations of the Varty and Taylor families, dedicated to providing a sanctuary for wild life. Varty Camp’s central thatched living area overlooks the magnificent Sand River, where you can relax in comfort while you take in the views. The living spaces are positioned under the shade of trees, raised off the ground by wooden platforms. The camp’s holistic approach to an African safari means that there are many things to keep you occupied both in camp and out in the bush.

From massages and reading a book from the library, to watching passing wildlife from the deck or swimming pool. The camp offers several different game viewing opportunities. Game drives and walking safaris guided by experienced rangers and trackers will give you the opportunity to view the Big 5, and star-gazing and bird watching is a great way to simply admire this beautiful area. While you take some time to yourself, your children will be entertained by Londolozi Cub’s Programme, where they will be given the opportunity to learn about their surroundings in a fun and entertaining way.

Rates

Competitive rates for unforgettable experiences
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Date Board Price
16/12/2023 - 15/12/2024 Fully Inclusive Plus (All Meals, Selected Beverages, Selected Extras) $1,230

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Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • The original Londolozi camp built in 1926
  • With an emphasis on family heritage, your children are welcome here
  • Beautifully designed suites, all with private plunge pools
  • Relax on the main deck with glorious views of the Sand River
  • World-class game viewing accompanied by excellent guides and talented trackers
Animal tracking experience

Animal tracking experience

Bird watching

Bird watching

Bush dining

Bush dining

Cultural visits

Cultural visits

Day tours

Day tours

Fishing

Fishing

Game drives

Game drives

Guided walks

Guided walks

Local village visits

Local village visits

Star gazing

Star gazing

Rooms at Londolozi Varty Camp

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Standard Chalet

    The epitome of contemporary design, lightly sprinkled with classic African elementsLondolozi Varty Camp offers eight luxury chalets featuring all the creature comforts one would need after a day of frolicking under the African sun.  

    Each room boasts an outdoor sala (living room) framed by timber decks and raised off the ground, where a private plunge pool waits to cool you down after a day of game drivesA dip in the water is accompanied by the most stunning view of the surrounding ancient riverine forest. Let the soothing sounds of nature and tranquil greenery lull you into a state of relaxation before dozing off in the comfy king-sized bed, freshly laid with 100% crisp white cotton linenfor a rejuvenating night’s sleep. 

    General Facilities

    The spacious main lodge has a choice of cosy indoor sitting areas around the fireplace and a sociable bar for sundowner gin and tonics on the deck which overlooks the river.

    You can unwind with a massage at the Life Wellness Centre, release some energy at the gym, or browse around the Jon Varty Cinematography Centre.

    You could do some souvenir shopping at the Living Boutique, or simply gaze out at the views of the Sand River.

    A dip in the camp’s large swimming pool is an excellent way to cool off after a morning out on safari.

    Bar

    Bar

    Beauty therapist

    Beauty therapist

    Curio shop

    Curio shop

    Gym

    Gym

    Library

    Library

    Swimming pool

    Swimming pool

    Wi-Fi available

    Wi-Fi available

    Dining

    Londolozi offers only organic and free-range cuisine. You can enjoy breakfast and lunch in the main dining area, or on your own private deck. A buffet dinner may be enjoyed in the atmospheric boma around the campfire, or out in the wilderness under the starlit African night sky.

    Expert Opinion

    We know because we go
    Mariam Ngoyi

    Mariam Ngoyi

    Africa Safari Expert

    Varty Camp is a quintessential safari lodge in the highly sought after Sabi Sands. Bring your family to this down-to-earth and relaxed lodge and enjoy breathtaking views of the bush from its raised decks!

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    Traveller Reviews

    • FM

      We really liked and enjoyed Londolozi where we received very kind treatment from all the team. It was a very good experience given by a full professional team.

      Fernando Monti
    • NS

      Our Londolozi experience was wonderful. We had a great guide and tracker and were the first to see a cheetah and later a pack of wild dogs. As animal lovers we so admire the respectful treatment of the animals and environment. Of course, the lodge and rooms are wonderful. Where else could you sit in your plunge pool and watch elephants parading by underneath your patio?

      Nancy Savell
    • PT

      Londolozi was the best. The entire Varty Camp staff were superb. They were sincere, attentive, accommodating, dedicated, on and on. We can’t begin to say enough about how pleased we were with our stay at Varty Camp.

      Paul Turcotte
    • EG

      Londolozi was fantastic and you can really feel the family atmosphere that the Varty’s have brought to the camp.

      Eric Girma
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves

    Traveller Reviews

    • FM

      We really liked and enjoyed Londolozi where we received very kind treatment from all the team. It was a very good experience given by a full professional team.

      Fernando Monti
    • NS

      Our Londolozi experience was wonderful. We had a great guide and tracker and were the first to see a cheetah and later a pack of wild dogs. As animal lovers we so admire the respectful treatment of the animals and environment. Of course, the lodge and rooms are wonderful. Where else could you sit in your plunge pool and watch elephants parading by underneath your patio?

      Nancy Savell
    • PT

      Londolozi was the best. The entire Varty Camp staff were superb. They were sincere, attentive, accommodating, dedicated, on and on. We can’t begin to say enough about how pleased we were with our stay at Varty Camp.

      Paul Turcotte
    • EG

      Londolozi was fantastic and you can really feel the family atmosphere that the Varty’s have brought to the camp.

      Eric Girma
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • MB

      I don’t have words to describe the experience there. We really loved it!

      Marina Barros
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • SH

      Our guides, trackers and other staff at both Londolozi and Tintswalo were amazing.

      Stephanie Hamilton
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • CL

      We had a great time with our ranger.So we spent our dinners with him and stayed up late just talking to the staff. The set up at Londolozi was great. The animal viewing was great. Kenny took over 600 pictures at Londolozi. The rooms were so incorporated into nature that you felt like you were really in the bush. The private deck with plunge pool was also an added treat. I told Kenny that I felt like one of the animals that we went to see because when the sun came out, we retreated to our rooms for a nap and laid out on our decks by the plunge pool. It was so relaxing there, it was more relaxing than a beach vacation.

      Cindy Lee
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves
    • JD

      It was wonderful, exceptional and a superb experience. I cannot imagine what more was needed than the Varty camp in which we stayed. it was very special. However perhaps we needed one less day there – but as we had such fun, it is not significant but probably 3 days is enough driving through the bush twice a day.

      Jill Dodwell-Groves