Post Congress Safari
Mabula Lodge
27-30 April (Congress days 29 and 30 April)

Set against a backdrop of lush green mountainous vegetation, Mabula Game Lodge is one of South Africa’s finest luxury game reserves. Only one and a half hours drive from Pretoria (the capital) and two and a half hours drive from Oliver Tambo International (Johannesburg) Airport, this 12 000 hectare reserve offers homage to an abundance of wild life and birds, including the “big five”. Mabula offers a wide variety of activities, purposely designed to bring you ever closer to nature. Activities such as day and night game drives, guided bush walks and unique horseback trails all under the expert guidance of highly qualified game rangers enable guests to experience the African bush in a number of interesting, adventurous and different ways. In addition to numerous game viewing options, Mabula also offers swimming, tennis, a gym and health spa. Please visit for more information on Mabula Private Game Lodge (Do not make online accommodation reservations, see information regarding accommodation below).

Delegates will arrive at Mabula on Monday 27 April 2017. Tuesday the 28th will be a leisure day for everyone to enjoy the safaris and other activities on offer at Mabula. The official congress days will be on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 April 2020.

Date of arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (International delegates and delegates from outside of Gauteng)

We recommend that you arrive in the morning of 27 April 2020 to make use of the group transport to Mabula which will depart between 11:30 and 12:00. Delegates who have attended the Main Congress in Cape Town should also arrive at the airport in the morning of 27 April 2020.

Recommended flights on 27 April 2020 from Cape Town International (CT) to OR Tambo International (ORT) with Comair/Kulula
British Airways: 9:00 from CT arrival 11:00 ORT
Kulula: 9:10 from CT arrival 11:10 ORT

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Baggage rules on domestic airlines:
Please check the baggage rules for domestic airlines when booking a flight. Fewer and lighter luggage items are allowed on domestic flights than on international flights.

Group transport between OR Tambo International Airport and Mabula Lodge: 27 April 2020 and 1 May 2020.

Please take note that there is no public transport available between the airport and Mabula. Group transport will be arranged with the company Ulysses from OR Tambo International (Johannesburg) Airport to Mabula in the morning of Monday 27 April 2020 between 11:30 and 12:00.  You should arrive at OR Tambo International not later than 10:30. Please make sure of the arrival time when you make your flight reservations . Any transport after 12:00 on 27 April will have to be arranged by the delegates themselves.

The group transport will depart from Mabula back to OR Tambo International on Friday 1 May 2020 for international flights or domestic flights to other destinations in South Africa. Flights on 1 May 2020 should be arranged to depart from OR Tambo International not before 15:00. The transport fee will depend on the number of passengers and will be confirmed nearer to the congress dates.

The group transport reservation forms will be emailed to registered delegates.

Accommodation Mabula

Please do not make any online reservations on the Mabula website.

Reservation will be on first come first serve base. On receipt of your congress registration a room will be reserved for you by Hanlé. Mabula Lodge will send you an invoice for payment of the accommodation. Please correspond directly with Mabula on receipt of the invoice regarding any accommodation payment related matters.  Please take note that the block booking for the congress is only active till 27February, all unreserved rooms will be released back into the reservation pool on 27 February 2020.

The accommodation rate for delegates is R 2057.00 (South African Rand) per person (single or sharing) per day. (± 137 Euro or 153 USD). The rate for delegates is inclusive of the following: Accommodation; Breakfast; Dinner; 2 game drives (safari) per day. (Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments for delegates is covered by the congress fee). Accommodation rates for accompanying persons (not attending the congress and sharing a room with the delegate) is R2879.80 per person per day. The rate for accompanying persons is inclusive of the following: Accommodation; Breakfast; Lunch, Dinner; 2 game drives (safari) per day.

Safaris at Mabula (Game Drives)
2 Safaris per day is included in the accommodation rate. Safaris will be at 6h00 in the mornings and 17h00 in the afternoons. (Times subject to change)

Congress Fees and Registration (2 day congress)

The final deadline for registration is 30 November 2019

International Delegates (Fee excludes accommodation but includes refreshments and lunch)
Early Bird till 1 July 2019 € 265 
After 1 July 2019 € 295
After 1 November 2019 € 320

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Banking details available on the online registration page.

South African Delegates (Fee excludes accommodation but includes refreshments and lunch)
R 2400 for the 2 day congress or R1200.00 per day

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Banking details available on the online registration page.