Welcome to Pondoro Safari Lodge

Step out of the city and into the majesty of the South African bushveld at the award winning Pondoro Safari Game Lodge. At Pondoro guests can expect an intimate and luxurious safari adventure like no other, a truly bespoke experience. We strive to provide the perfect balance for those looking for a vacation getaway that is both romantic and exclusive, while offering guests a wide range of activities with our expertly detailed safari packages.


Elephants swimming at Pondoro

Elephants swimming and bathing

Two recent videos taken by the Pondoro guides of elephants swimming and enjoying a mud bath. Elephants need to cool down from the sweltering heat of summer and mid day visits to watering holes usually means a swimming session is on the way. They love water and it is plain to see that they enjoy […]

Safari sightings at Pondoro
13 February 2017

Safari sightings 29 Jan-4 Feb ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week 29 January until 4 February 2017 Sunday 29 January 2017 4 Male lions at Xipalatsi rd 1 Elephant bull at River lodge main A herd of 20 elephants at Monika’s 1 Elephant bull at Hamilton’s north A herd of 40 elephants swimming at Xikulu dam 8 Lions of […]