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Asking Price$560,000
Revenue$168,000 Established2010
Cash Flow$80,000 Employees10 full-time
FF&EUndisclosed FranchiseNo
InventoryUndisclosed RelocatableNo
Real EstateUndisclosed Home-basedNo
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BECOME A PART-OWNER (or full owner) IN A LODGE ON PRIVATE LAND AMONGST THE ANIMALS OF AFRICA! This tranquil and peaceful, part-owner managed, full catering, Safari Lodge, is situated on the banks of the Olifants River, in Kruger National Park, South Africa; and offers the splendor of the natural African bush with breathtaking sunsets, wildlife which includes the Big 5, bird watching, safaris and bush walks, and boma dinners under the stars. The Safari Lodge is situated on 12,8 ha with full title and forms part of the 3million ha of the Kruger National Park. The area is to be declared as a protected area by the government (no land claims, tax deductions for businesses, etc) and it will be registered as such on the title deed during 2019. The business, fixed assets (12,8ha land and all buildings) and loose assets are all in the name of a private company and the buyer will buy 50% shares in the business and there are no transfer fees, VAT, or commission payable. Price is ZAR8 000 000.00 based on ZAR1.00 equals 0.07 USDOLLAR. Price is slightly negotiable, and offers for 100% shares could probably be considered. Read more about the lodge in TripAdvisor.
The Lodge is a completely unfenced camp with frequent visitors, such as Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Hippo, Giraffe and a variety of antelope species such as Bush Buck, Impala, Duiker, Kudu and Water Buck that move in and out of camp. Sometimes even a crocodile! Enjoy sitting on your veranda or at the pool spotting animals strolling through camp.
Enjoy a unique African Safari experience; go on guided open vehicle safaris, learn about the wilderness on a bush walk, listen to the sounds of the African Bush while dining under the stars, or simply relax and let the animals come to you!
The lodge was started in 2010, as a dream to be part of the successful movement in Eco-tourism industry, bridging the gap to create economic growth for the conservation and preservation of flora and fauna along the Olifants river, in the nature reserve. The aim to give visitors a truly unforgettable safari experience by creating a home away from home atmosphere, in a small tucked away bush retreat. An authentic bush experience was created where people and animals live as one. Guests from 61 different countries have already visited the Lodge.
There are different accommodation options to suite your safari needs.
Luxury Safari Tents, Riverside Thatched Chalets, Thatched Chalets.
Many activities are on offer - 3 Hour am/pm Safaris. Guided by a professional field guide in an open safari vehicle.
Full Day Kruger National Park trip. Guided by a Professional Field Guide in an open safari vehicle.
(Includes packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fee).
3 Hour Guided Bush Walk, Wander the African bush on foot, learning about tracks, plants, smells of the bush, and the environment. Some animals may be encountered.
Full Day Blyde River Canyon Panorama trip. Guided by a professional local field guide, this trip allows you to  experience, not only the 3rd largest canyon in the world, but also the largest green canyon.
(Includes packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees).
Bush Spa. Relax and unwind with a 1 hour full body massage, and take in the sounds and smells of the bushveld
Pool. Relax at the lodge pool and cool off, you may be surprised by the visitors you encounter. The elephants often pass by.
Endangered Specie Centre. On offer are also trips to the Endangered Specie Centre, where they rehabilitate injured animals and release them back into the wild. They also have a cheetah project where cheetahs are bred to increase the specie numbers. They are released into wilderness areas.
Most guests like to relax on their veranda. Being an un-fenced camp many animals may be seen.  The bird life and butterflies are also wonderful to witness.
There are 5 secluded thatched chalets ( including a Honeymoon Chalet ) and each chalet consists of the following:- Two metre queen size bed with en-suite shower, wash basin and toilet. Built in wardrobe. Lounge area with a comfortable sleeper coach (except honeymoon chalet). Private patio with view to the Olifants River where guests can enjoy nature, birds and animals, or relax in tranquility. Air conditioning. Fan. Mosquito nets. Fridge.Tea & Coffee making facilities. Dressing table with mirror and hair dryer. Bathroom amenities. No parties, music, or noise is allowed. Enjoy nature, animals, birds, and peace and tranquillity.
The lodge has 2 luxury safari tents and each consists of the following – Two ¾ beds with en-suite bath, shower, wash basin and toilet. Wardrobe. Private patio where guests can enjoy nature, birds and animals, or relax in tranquillity. Fan. Fridge. Tea and Coffee making facilities. Dressing table with mirror and hair dryer. Bathroom amenities.
Well organised Safari Packages with varied experiences are available:
SAFARI packages include a variety of safari activities in the Kruger National Park itself. Some packages also include day trips to the Panorama Route, showcasing some of South Africa’s most scenic natural attractions and visits to one of our excellent local wildlife rehabilitation centres.
Throughout these packages, guests will be accommodated at the Lodge, an unfenced lodge on the banks of the Olifants River within the Kruger Park. On offer are two, three, four, and five nights SAFARI packages.
Or one could decide to just book a number of nights (full board) at the lodge and maybe enjoy one or two, 3 hour safaris in the greater Kruger Park.
Apart from the chalets and tents, there are also a restaurant, 2 cold rooms, fully furnished kitchen, bar area with liquor licence, 2 lounges, verandah, self contained cottage for a field guide, office/reception, swimming pool, public toilets, 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms house, laundry, 2 garages, carports for 7 vehicles, large workshop, housing for personell, borehole, 20 000 litre water tanks, small generator, wifi, cell phone reception, small dam for water for sprayers for garden, electricity supplied by national supplier, septic tanks and french drains, 2 natural dams with piping to pump water from river, etc. Staff compliment consist of 2 chefs, 2 gardeners, 2 field guides, 4 housekeeping ladies. There are 2 open safari vehicles and a mini bus included. This business includes the fixed assets (land and buildings) and loose assets and it is fully paid for. The sellers of the 50% shares wish to retire (already 69 and 66).
Competition:Competition is limited to a specific number in the area for many years now, and no more will be allowed, in order to protect the area's footprint.
Growth Potential:The business has reached the beginning of the graph to climb to a potential annual revenue of between $560000 and $700000. This is based on reaching 60 to 80% occupancy rate plus activities.
Training/Support:The lodge staff are fully trained and the lodge can be run by them but will need a manager to check all work, if owners are not living on premisses.
Sale Reason:Owners of the 50% shares are already 69 and 66 years old and wish to retire.
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