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Discover Africa
24 Feb - 04 March 2025

Join Ellen & Mandy on this once-in-a-lifetime sober travel experience

An Unforgettable Wilderness Adventure


Staying in elegant ensuite tented decked cabins within the 200km of wild reserve, we will enjoy early morning and late afternoon drives into the bush and immerse in the flow of life under the African sun. With up close encounters with wild herds of elephants, giraffes, lions, wildebeest and maybe even glimpses of the rarely seen leopard and rhino this is a unique opportunity to be in the wild, with wildlife.

  • 3 nights in tented ensuite, decked cabins.

  • 3 x 3-hour sunrise safari drives as animals wake up to the day.

  • 3 x 3-hour afternoon sunset safari drives.  Wild elephants, giraffes, impala, suni, springbok antelopes, zebra, lions and so many more to encounter. 

  • Dedicated open safari vehicles for our group with experienced driver and guide.

  • Early morning continental breakfast, hot breakfast on return from drive, late lunch and 3 course dinner.

  • Bar with complimentary tea/coffee/refreshments.

  • Refreshing shaded swimming pool for relaxing afternoons.

  • Warm, welcoming staff.

  • Sharing Circles

  • Holistic therapies in your cabin’s private outdoor spa area
    (at extra cost).


Tembe is the only community-owned, full-service game lodge located in a proclaimed game reserve. A beautiful sand forest ecosystem in the middle of unspoiled bush. 

Tembe is an unparalleled community conservation success story. The Tembe tribe own and manage Tembe Elephant Lodge on their own ancestral land. Tembe Elephant Lodge is testimony to the care and pride the Tembe people take in a project that continues to uplift their community in many ways.



  • 5 nights - Ponta Malongane Luxury Villas

  • 3 x Wild Dolphin Safari / reef snorkelling - approximately 90 minutes

  • Safety briefing - basic snorkel course - Dolphin Etiquette &  in water Wild dolphin facilitation

  • 1x in house 2 course dinner with private chef

  • 3 x meals out in village (drinks not included)

  • 4 x two course brunches in villa

  • Departure morning packed breakfast

  • Teas and coffees / rusks in villa

  • Medicine Song Sound Journey

  • Meditation circles

  • Sharing circles

  • Local school visit


With over 30km of marine reserve, there will be plenty of opportunity for those magical moments of connection in the
ocean. Boat launches also include ocean snorkelling over coral reefs where you can often see turtles and an abundance of colourful sea life. Direct private access through the forest to the 7km of untouched and unpopulated sandy beach. Private plunge pools and decking areas. Short walking distance to local craft market and village shebeens.

All dolphin launches and swims are dependant on the dolphins behaviours and natures conditions. Our partners Halo Gaia primary focus is the welfare of the wild pods and to offer the best experience possible for our guests.



Why come on a sober safari & retreat with us?

We're passionate about creating life-enhancing experiences to empower women in their awesome decision to create a life free from alcohol. You will:

  • Meet new people

  • Explore new places

  • Reflect on your progress

  • Broaden your horizons

  • To step out of your comfort zone

  • Experience a new culture

  • Grow in your self-understanding

  • Build self-confidence

  • Deepen your sobriety

  • Rest and restore

  • Heal with connection

  • Be brave, bold and THRIVE

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