Makweti Safari Lodge
Welgevonden Game Reserve, Waterberg Biosphere Reserve
Internationally acclaimed Makweti Safari Lodge offers a real bush experience - and is malaria-free in the Welgevonden Game Reserve / Waterberg Biosphere Reserve. The main lodge is crafted from natural rock with teak decks offering endless views over a rugged gorge. The architectural style is an evocative synthesis of natural elements and comfort. The Indaba lounge has become a highlight of the camp. Built on the very edge of a clearing, it affords uninterrupted views of the waterhole, where game congregate to drink. Observe this timeless pageant as it unfolds revealing the sights and sounds that create the drama of Africa.
Makweti Safari Lodge at a Glance:
Deeply romantic, Makweti Safari Lodge accommodates just 10 guests in individually built thatch and stone suites. Amenities include indoor and outdoor showers, Victorian bathtubs, log fires and private decks with sweeping views of the bushveld.
Enjoy game drives in an open Land Rover or learn to read the signs of the bush on walks with highly trained naturalists. Your senses will be exhilirated by night game drives when you will search for elusive nocturnal creatures. You set the pace. Relax by the pool, explore ancient cave paintings or view wildlife at our waterhole.
Explore 33 000 hectares of prime game-land, in open safari vehicle or on foot, home to lion, leopard, elephant, plains game, 16 species of antelope, the largest population of white rhino on private land, wild dog and the endangered brown hyena. For bird watchers the diverse topography offers an amazing opportunity - over 300 bird species have been recorded in the area.
The Waterberg Mountain area is part of the Bushveld district of the Limpopo Province, a two and a half hour drive north from Johannesburg on the N1.
Children over 12yrs are welcome whereupon full Adult rate will be charged.
There is 24 hour electricity to all rooms.