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Trail Running Safari

From R10 255 pp sharing

2/3/4 Night options

  • Mavela Game Lodge, Manyoni Game Reserve, Zululand, South Africa

*Prices are based on 4 travelers and includes private guide and private vehicle.  Please note rates subject to change and will need to be re-quoted at time of booking.

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This trail running safari is for pioneering adventurers. It’s for those called to be more active on safari and explore the wilderness on foot.

These trails offer the thrill of moving amongst wild animals and vast landscapes. We invite you to come participate with nature rather than merely observe.

Mavela Game Lodge, Manyoni Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Nights 1 – 4

With Manyoni Game Reserve’s undulating terrain, the thrill of big five wilderness and an expert running guide, Wild Again is now offering guests seeking a more active safari the opportunity for a fully immersive bush running experience.

These safaris last anywhere from 2-4 nights depending on the chosen option. Running routes vary from scenic 5km – 21km each morning depending on the group’s interests and capabilities with evening game drives. All levels of fitness welcome.

Bruce Arnott or Roan Du Plessis, both expert trail runners and qualified trails guides, will privately guide the group to keep guests safe, inspired and to tailor-make the experience.

For more seasoned runners, routes can be extended beyond 21km with up to 700m elevation gain. The views from the tops of the hills are vast and epic, making the climbs worthwhile.

Manyoni Private Game Reserve offers 23 000 hectares of big five wilderness where over 70 species of mammals, including cheetah, wild dog and hyena roam free. You will be trailed by a lodge vehicle just within eye shot should you feel uncomfortable or need support.

Why It’s a Wild Again Favourite

Mavela an intimate camp with five comfortable safari-style tents, each with a private deck offering beautiful views over the surrounding bushveld. Lions are often heard calling at night from the comfort of your bed. The beauty of staying in a canvas room is the closeness you feel to your surroundings whilst still having all the creature comforts. The bar and pool areas with sweeping views are firm favourites at this camp.

You also have the opportunity to visit the Zululand Rhino Orphanag e, get involved in conservation projects like telemetry tracking with Wildlife Act, a rhino darting experience as well as a cultural tour to one of the local villages supported by the Zululand Conservation Trust.

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