Billy’s Lodge

Billy's Lodge exterior

Savannah surroundings

Billy’s is a premium lodge located on the banks of a seasonal river surrounded by the knobthorn, leadwood and marula trees characteristic of the western savannah. The concession name, Ezulwini, means ‘paradise’ in Zulu.

Elephant at Billys Lodge deck

Big Five

Balule is a constellation of private properties that form a large wilderness area unfenced with the Kruger. Game roams freely throughout, and includes a good density of the Big Five animals.

Giraffe kill at Billy's Lodge

Resident pride of lions.

There is a resident lion pride around Billy’s Lodge.

Year-round game

The lush indigenous bush looks up to the Drakensberg mountains, and traversing includes open savannah, mixed woodland, mountain bushveld as well as Olifants riverine forest with year-round game.

Spacious suites

Four spacious luxury suites sleep a maximum of 12 people. Inside, each has a super king-size bed, dining area, en-suite bath, shower, lounge, mini-bar, and fridge. Outside is an additional shower, private plunge pool, and a deck with unspoiled views of the surrounding bush.

Billy's Lodge standard chalet

Standard value rooms

There are also three standard rooms: 2 traditional rondavels, and 1 thatched room that leads onto the pool area. Each room sleeps 2 people in twin or double beds with mosquito netting and bedside tables. En-suite bathrooms are dark-tiled with showers and large vanity fittings.

Billy's wine cave

Wine cave

Billy’s Lodge is set against a natural rock face to resemble an ancient Bushman cave. Design is organic and African in inspiration. There is a good collection of wine.

Good value rustic rondavels
Chance of an upgrade to suite
Combine with sister River Lodge
No supplement for low season*
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