Sukkot 2016

Sukkot 2016 in the wild African bush

5 Star Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge and Spa Pilanesberg – Sun City – South Africa
Standard Room

MAX Occupancy : 2 Adults

Family Suite

MAX Occupancy: 4 Adults, 1 Child (age 6-11) , 1 infant (age 1-5)

Executive Suite

MAX Occupancy: 2 Adults


MAX Occupancy: Strictly 4 Adults

Room Offers:

• 1 Double Room en-suite
• Outdoor shower
• Outdoor patio

Room Offers:

• 1 Double Room en-suite
• 1 Twin Room (OR Double ) en-suite
• Outdoor shower
• Outdoor patio with interleading lounge between the two rooms

Room Offers:

• 1 Double Room en-suite
• Outdoor shower & interleading lounge outdoor patio

Room Offers:

• 2 Double Room en-suite
• 2 Outdoor showers
• Interleading lounge
• Outdoor Patio with Pool Deck & Lapa


The Kashrus is strictly Glatt Kosher, with the strictest standards of Shechita, and Shemura Matza available on request. Non gebroks!! All milk and milk products are Cholov Yisroel. The highest standards of Kashrus will be maintained under strict and expert Rabbinical supervision trough the South African Beth din, while keeping our 5 stars Arabella Hotel exquisite and gourmet food standards.

Sukkot Cuisine

Our menus are designed to delight the most sophisticated palette while also satisfying those with a more traditional taste.

We work together with our expert Chef’s to adapt specialties for Sukkot. Our chefs and staff go the extra mile to ensure you are served the finest quality foods.  All of our meals are cooked and prepared on site in a especially dedicated kitchen. We stock a wide selection of the finest Mevushal and none Mevushal wines.


Sukkot 2016 in the wild African bush
at 5 Star Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge and Spa
Pilanesberg – Sun City South Africa

The Lodge

Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge is a lodge concession awarded by the North West Parks and Tourism Board within the existing Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The entire lodge lies in an exclusive use zone in the south-western portion of the 57,250ha, “Big 5″ and malaria free Reserve. The magnificent main lodge acts as a central gathering point and social environment for all guests as well as the point from which all the activities depart and return . The featured architecture and interior design are the hallmark of the whole lodge, and flawless finishes leave no detail overlooked.


The Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge is situated inside the Pilanesberg National Park which is home to all of the Big Five and other large game including giraffe, hippo, zebra and crocodile- as well as an extreme diversity of birdlife – over 300 species have been recorded. A visit to the park is always rewarding – We offer both dusk and dawn game every day included in our Sukkot 2016 package.

For the bush and wild life lovers, We also offer a few very special safari experiences (optional)  hot-air balloon Safari experience over-looking the Pilanesburg. or bush nature walks inside the reserve with armed guides

Childrens Program

Daily children’s programs are led by qualified leaders. Some of the activities include:
sports, exercise, music, drama, arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor games, treasure hunts, storytelling, workshops, surprises.
we also offer babysitting services during meals, and throughout the evening (optional)

Our goal is to provide you with a fun-filled wild luxurious Kosher vacation at unique locations.

We look forward to having you join us for a glorious Sukkot 2016 at the 5 ***** Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge and Spa

The lodge offers commanding views of the distant bushveld amphitheatre and is superbly positioned adjacent to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve’s Wilderness Area, thus offering the opportunity of walking trails in this untouched environment. Guests can enjoy 2 game drives daily which are conducted in the Pilanesberg during the morning and evening when you are guided by your game ranger in an open 10 seater game viewing vehicle. The game drives will take between three and four hours, with a sundowners stop at sunset and a coffee stop in the morning.

The Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge has 31 very well-appointed rooms all of which offer breath taking views of the wild Pilanesburg Safari reserve. The oversized verandas give you that sense of space, with the elegant decor of stone, wood and earth tones inspired by the area’s natural surroundings

Our Lodge is situated 10 minutes’ drive to the very famous Sun-city, with the most exciting entertainments for all ages, wave pools, big water slides, water sports, two golf courses, children’s & adult entertainment center, and many more attractions.

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You will certainly delight in the superb choices we offer you for Sukkot 2016.

Our Sukkot program begins with check-in at Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge on Sunday the 16th of April (Option for pre-Sukkot Shabbos stay over in Johannesburg please enquire on email bellow) after which there will be a grand welcoming buffet lunch. Leaving you enough time to unpack, unwind and relax before the Yom Tov begins.

Whether you stay with us for the full holiday or just a couple of nights, you’ll be treated like royalty by caring, warm and experienced staff during your festive kosher vacation.

Our program ends on Wednesday morning 26th of October after breakfast.


We maintain a synagogue (Shul) on our premises where services are held three times a day throughout Pesach. Shiurim and fun interactive workshops are conducted daily by resident and guest rabbis, lecturers and visitors.

Guest Speaker


Rabbi Chanan (Antony) Gordon
Prominent Lecturer/motivational speaker

Rabbi Chanan (Antony) Gordon has become one of the most sought after presenters/lecturers by a wide range of organizations. From his days as a stand-up comic in Johannesburg, South Africa to organizing a major music concert while a student at the Harvard Law School to assuming the role of private wealth manager to some of the most prominent athletes and wealthiest families in the world, Chanan’s life experiences are unique. Never boring, always inspiring, nobody will leave their seat without some nuggets of wisdom for life.

Valley Of the Waves

Provides hours of entertainment and fun in the sun for the whole family! With the amazing Roaring Lagoon in its centre, The Valley of Waves offers soft, white sandy beaches for relaxation and games, the meandering lazy river for a gentle tube ride and exhilarating water slides and rides for the more adventurous children, with kids and adults water slides & pools.

Water Sports

A host of water-sports and outdoor activities can be enjoyed while at the Sun City Resort. Waterskiiing and parasailing can be enjoyed on the lake at Water world as well as daily morning and sunset cruises. Tennis, squash, horse-riding and mountain biking are also all on offer and the resort boasts a series of well laid out jogging trails.


For dazzling evening entertainment the acclaimed Sun City Extravaganza takes place every evening with an afternoon performance on Sundays. Be wowed with this live show! Guests can also try their hand at blackjack or the slot machines at Harlequins Casino in the Sun City Hotel. Alternatively, sit back and relax and enjoy a cocktail

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