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Amakaya Backpackers

BBlue Jay Lodge offers unique luxury game lodge style accommodation in Hazyview only 10 kms from Kruger National Park entering through Phabeni Gate where you can see the Big5 and 40 kms from God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon, Sabie and Pilgrims Rest. Nestled in a magnificent subtropical estate surrounded by indigenous trees our accommodation is most refined offering guests the very best with different and unique touches that will spoil you. We don’t only accommodate you luxuriously but also provide a memorable, intimate experience in a very unique setting. Affording the discerning traveler a tranquil haven away from home - walkways meander past the main lodge through the trees to reveal four exclusive suites as well as a self catering lodge all under thatch offering architecturally styled accommodation that is a harmonious combination of local craftsmanship and the luxury of modern conveniences. Your hosts Phil and Margi Nichols look forward to welcoming you and ensuring that your stay at Blue Jay Lodge will be truly memorable. BED & BREAKFAST ACCOMMODATION Blue Jay Lodge has four Deluxe King Suites exuding refinement and supreme comforts with fully-stocked mini-bars, beverage trays, DSTV, air-conditioning, overhead fans, bathrobes, hairdryers, private decks, fine white linen, big pillows, mosquito nets and King-size beds (or single beds if preferred) not to mention en-suite bathrooms designed for your pampering and enjoyment. Relax on your own private verandah / balcony or cool off in the secluded rim-flow pool whilst sipping refreshing drinks and watching the birdlife amongst the trees. SELF-CATERING ACCOMMODATION The Deluxe Self Catering Kingfisher Lodge has a master bedroom sleeping 2 with a King Size bed, full deluxe en-suite bathroom (for your pampering and enjoyment) with a double sized bath, large open plan shower, two hand basins and a separate loo (not to mention a hairdryer). In addition there is a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, an open plan lounge area, DSTV, air-conditioning and fans - this mini lodge is 110 square meters in size and all under thatch. All fine linen, towels, crockery, cutlery, braaiwood, charcoal, firelighters, tongs and grids are supplied. Other facilities include a lapa, pool as well as a braai (BBQ) area in a very tranquil sub tropical lush garden setting. The Kingfisher is fully serviced daily. Whilst the Kingfisher sleeps 2 people any balance of your party on a self catering basis (up to 10 people) would be accommodated in the adjacent Luxury King Suites each with their own private en-suite bathrooms making for supreme comfort. BREAKFAST & DINING For those staying on a Bed & Breakfast basis a sumptuous breakfast is served on the verandah amongst the trees at the Main Lodge. Our breakfasts are known to cause our guests to “skip” lunch ... You won’t lose out should you be doing an early morning safari as we provide you with a breakfast hamper to keep you going. As we are on the Lowveld Gourmet Restaurant Route we do not do dinners (why compete) and we encourage our guests to take advantage of the gastronomical delights awaiting you locally all within 5 kms radius of us. Summerfields, Olivers and Salt are just 3 award winning restaurants on the Lowveld Gourmet Restaurant Route. ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES As Blue Jay Lodge is centrally located in Hazyview, Mpumalanga and on the edge of Kruger National Park where you can see the Big 5, an early morning safari game drive is within easy reach. Phabeni Gate is a mere 10 minute drive away and Kruger Gate a 30 minute drive away. The wonders of the Lowveld Panorama Route and the sights of God’s Window, Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, The Pinnacle and Pilgrims Rest are all within day trip tour distance from this very central location. For the more adventurous there are a variety of other activities in the area including abseiling, river rafting, horse-riding, elephant riding, aerial cable rides, hiking trails, microliting, as well as hot air ballooning. For the avid golfer, there are two excellent golf courses nearby. We can assist with advice as well as bookings where needed on any of these attractions and activities.

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With a clear 15km stretch of beach, natural forest, exciting outdoor adventures, cultural encounters on tap and a range of accommodations and restaurants, Chintsa in the Eastern Cape is recognised as 1 of South Africa’s prime coastal destinations. It’s the perfect chill-out hideaway for travellers of all ages. The region covered by the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route is among the most carefree areas on the planet, ideal for taking time off from the hustle and bustle of modern-day life. LENGTH OF STAY You can do the entire route in a day but you will miss plenty. Rather spend at least a week relaxing and exploring the area. Incredible snap by @gavmam18. #MeetSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Wonderlustsouthafrica #EasternCape #Chintsa

Explore South Africa’s rich cultural & natural heritage when you visit the Point of Human Origin in Mossel Bay. Begin your journey by going on the Human Origins Experience tour which focuses on the beginnings of modern human behaviour followed by a guided cave tour by professionals. This is a one of a kind experience waiting for you. Amazing image from @zanemeadon. #MeetSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica #adventure

Mossel Bay is a coastal town, tourist haven or another stop along South Africas beautiful 3 200-km-long coastline. This must-visit town is nestled in the Western Cape approximately 400 kilometers from Cape Town with an incredible range of the things to do. Picture yourself walking amongst its friendly community members as you pop in some of the local stores, restaurants & historic sites. Come #MeetSouthAfrica for an authentic coast living experience like no other. Thank you to @diaryofjustin for the stunning image. #MeetSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica #MosselBay #WesternCape #beachvibes

With warm weather all year round, Durban welcomes visitors to a relaxed, outdoor lifestyle where beaches, braais (barbecues ) seafood and curry restaurants, clubs and upmarket accommodation establishments provide everything an out-of-towner could wish for while on holiday. Durban is South Africa’s self-styled 'playground', where year-round warm weather encourages visitors to make the most of the province’s outdoor lifestyle. The beautiful city has so much to offer, why not visit a cultural village and learn about the ways of the Zulu people or explore its oceans and meet some new friends. Amazing image from @southafricaanz. #MeetSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica #Durban #KZN #adventure

If you’re looking for the complete coastal forest experience, Tsitsikamma, in the Eastern Cape has to be on the top of your list. Walk through the ancient forest, chill on the beaches, kayak up rivers and hike some of the most famous trails South Africa has to offer. The Tsitsikamma National Park forms part of the greater Garden Route National Park. The area is covered by large areas of forest as well as many rivers that have carved deep gorges into the mountains as they wind their way from the plateau to the sea. Accommodation in the area is not a problem at all, the fernery lodge and chalets is the perfect place to relax after an exciting day of adventuring. Beautiful image @tsitsikammalangkloof. #MeetSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica #Tsitsikamma #Adventure #EasternCape

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