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Triple B Ranch

Accommodations for Triple B Ranch


This is a stationary ride so all nights are spent in the same location. However, you have the option to book additional night at Camp Davidson or Bellevue Lodge for an added fee.

The lodge was established in 1993 and is based in the malaria-free Waterberg Biosphere Reserve in northern South Africa. This is an unspoiled part of the country with varied topography, from bushveld savannah to rocky outcrops and mountains. The lodge is beautifully set alongside a large lake within the estate’s dedicated game reserve.
There are 4 chalets or rondavels (traditional African style hut) separated from the main lodge as well as 2 double rooms in the main lodge.
All rooms are en-suite with king or twin beds, tea and coffee-making facilities, hairdryers, and safes. Either shower or bath or both facilities are in each room.
There is a large living area, dining room and large stoep (or verandah) for guests to enjoy. The 15m x 5m swimming pool overlooks the lake where hippo are frequently seen.
We have wireless internet and guests can borrow the computers if needed. We also have reception for you to use your cell phone with international roaming.
We have full laundry service, which is included in the package.

Massages can be booked with Lydia, our resident masseuse. There is an additional cost for all treatments.

Room Options
The rates include a stay in a Garden Chalet. You can upgrade to a Luxury Chalet for an added fee or pick the economy Standard Room and receive a discount.

Garden Chalet
These rondavels are ideal for families and friends traveling together as well as single travelers wanting to enjoy spacious luxury. They are large rooms and a third bed can easily be added.
Our largest garden chalet has 3 double rooms (each room with private facilities). We also have a 2-bedroom garden chalet.
All garden chalets share a communal veranda. 

Luxury Chalet
These luxury chalets are positioned independently of all other rooms on the edge of the dam with stunning views of the lake. They have their own private verandas and re perfect for couples.

Standard Room
These rooms are cozier an ideal for the budget traveler.

Optional overnight stays at Bellevue Lodge

The neighboring luxury lodge is within a morning's ride and offers excellent riding and plenty of game. The lodge is located on the southwestern side of the conservancy.
It is a tastefully decorated lodge with 5 en suite double rooms. The lodge has a large comfortable living space and dining areas inside and outside. There is a small pool and deck which overlooks a plain and watering hole close by where the wildlife frequent.
There are no Wi-Fi facilities at the lodge.
Guests' luggage are transferred to the lodge by a back up vehicle.

Optional overnight stays at Camp Davidson
Stay in decked canvas tents nestled amongst the sandstone ridges overlooking grassy valleys. Each tent is appointed as it would have been in Ted’s day with classic items that would have been essential to the traveler accustomed to regular nights in the bush. The A-frame tents have beds, sheets and duvets. Each tent also has an ensuite bathroom area with bucket showers. There are jug and basin hand wash facilities and flushing toilets.

Room Occupancy
Triple occupancy is possible at the lodge and at the camp.
If you are willing to share, the single supplement fee does not apply.

All meals are included form lunch on Day 1 to lunch on your last day.
Three sumptuous meals are served a day with afternoon tea before an afternoon ride.

Our food sways toward Mediterranean influences with an addition of iconic South African dishes.
Breakfast is buffet of freshly baked bread, muffins, cereals, toast, porridge, eggs.
Lunch is a buffet usually quiches, lasagna, babotie. salads, Freshly baked breads.
Dinner is a 3 course meal served to you in the lodge.

All drinks are complimentary.
Please advise us if you will be celebrating a birthday or special occasion, that you may want us to be aware of to help plan something special!

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to dietary restrictions if given prior notice.

This trip includes some wine with dinner and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Triple B Ranch
Tour Code: IT-SASR05
5 days / 4 nights ~$1,365.00
Dates : Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
B 2022 01/03 - 06/30 5d / 4n 5 day trip, Standard Room (L... 1 /12 Reserve
D 2022 01/03 - 06/30 5d / 4n 5 day trip, Garden Chalet (L... 1 /12 Reserve
F 2022 01/03 - 06/30 5d / 4n 5 day trip, Luxury Chalet (L... 1 /12 Reserve
A 2022 07/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, Standard Room (H... 1 /12 Reserve
C 2022 07/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, Garden Chalet (H... 1 /12 Reserve
E 2022 07/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, Luxury Chalet (H... 1 /12 Reserve
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Tack: McClellan saddles and English saddles
Horses: South African Boerperd, Shire Cross Th...
Pace: Can cater from novice to experienced. ...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Jumps
Airport: O.R. Tambo Int’l Airport
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