Nkomazi is an ecological Aladdin’s cave of natural treasures, from its towering ancient mountains to its broad river valleys and impressive grasslands containing countless animals and rare flora such as the Barberton Daisy. This area is often referred to as the holy grail of geology with some of the oldest rock formations on the planet.
Nkomazi is marketed by Newmark Hotels.
Situated in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, close to the picturesque town of Emanzana (previously known as Badplaas) and easily combined with the Kruger National Park, Pilgrims Rest, the Blyde River Canyon, God's Window and other wonders of the escarpment region.
• Access Nkomazi by road through a pleasant 3 hour drive from Johannesburg or a quick flight to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) via Johannesburg (approximately 1hr) or via Cape Town.
• No private vehicles are allowed on the reserve; therefore guests are transferred from the Welcome Lounge (situated at the Main/Grand Valley gate) to the lodge.
• Arriving guests will be picked up from the Welcome Lounge at 13h00.
• Departing guests will depart the lodge at 11h00 to arrive back at the Welcome Lounge at 11h30.
• Transfers at alternative times will be charged at an additional fee.
• Road transfers can be arranged at an additional cost with reservations.
• Driving directions can be downloaded from the website.
The Komati Tented Lodge offers tented suites in a private setting with luxury amenities. Each tent has an extra-large king size bed, comfort cooling/heating, an indoor shower plus an outdoor bath and shower, and private expansive teak sun decks with a plunge pool positioned to blend into the landscape and linked by decked walkways and man-made paths through the bush.
All 10 tents can sleep a maximum of 2 adults per tent.
9 King bedded Noble Tents
1 Royal Tent with private lounge tent
• Morning and evening game drives in open game viewing vehicles
• Guided mountain bike rides
• Guided nature walks (no persons allowed under the age of 16)
• Ancient San rock art
• Birding safaris (more than 300 species)
• Fly-fishing in the Komati River
• Mountain biking