Built originally as a family home Jembisa has a wonderful atmosphere of relaxation and comfort. The lodge is built from local stone and thatch with large, spacious rooms decorated with natural materials in an Afro-colonial style.

An exclusive booking policy means that guests have the lodge and reserve entirely to themselves. Children of all ages are welcome and it has proven to be an exceptional family safari destination. An additional advantage is that it is in a malaria-free area. It is also popular with small groups traveling together, safari weddings and tutored painting safaris. All guests are looked after extremely attentively by the staff . The senior managers are Neil and Natasha Whyte. Neil is also an expert ornithologist.

Jembisa is ideal for intimate weddings and small conferences.

Jembisa is approximately 300km/3 hours north of Johannesburgh by road. Transfer services by road or air can be arranged. Jembisa has a private airstrip.