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4 star
South Africa
Private Bag X1665, Bela Bela, 0480, South Africa
Welgevonden Game Reserve
2 nights
50 %

Mabula Game Lodge. A Distinctly African Safari Destination.

An Extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s bushveld awaits you at Mabula Game Lodge, located just two-and-a-half hours’ drive from Johannesburg in the Malaria Free Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province.

A Limpopo safari

Mabula Game Lodge offers comfortable thatch-roof suites with luxury finishings or enjoy your very own private safari experience at the stunning Mabula Villa, ideal for small and intimate groups of close friends or family seeking an exclusive lodge experience on their terms.

From quad biking to bird walks, stargazing drives to dam picnics, fill your days and nights with all that the Mabula Game Lodge bushveld as to offer.

Menus are designed to suit all palates, try local dishes like impala casserole or enjoy the exotic flavors of India with options like a vegetable biryani.

Conservation at Mabula. Mabula Private Game Reserve is the proud home of the Ground Hornbill Project and the Cheetah Release Project.

Accommodation at Mabula:

All 47 rooms are air-conditioned; contain LCD flat-screen television, en-suite bathroom, telephone, hair dryer, safe and tea/coffee making

Accommodating up to 10 guests, Mabula Villa comprises six well-appointed, light and airy en-suite bedrooms – one double and two twins that can be converted into doubles – each with its access to an outside deck offering spectacular views of the bush.

Dining at Mabula:

An unbelievable array of salads, breads, roasts, fish and cold meats, not to mention traditional South African and Indian desserts will have you lingering at the buffet far longer than it should. You’ll never walk away hungry at Mabula Game Lodge! With a specialist Indian chef on-site, you can look forward to a range of delectable traditional Indian dishes, from lamb masala to moong dhal, freshly prepared rotis to chilli bites. It’s a spice extravaganza for those guests who enjoy a bit of zest and zing for lunch or dinner

Facilities at Mabula Include:

Curio Shop; Mabula Spa; Wireless Internet available at an additional charge
Mvubu and Bojelong Restaurant, Ndlovu Boma, The Fig Tree (group dining experience), Outdoor cocktail bar, The Whiskey Bar
Swimming pools and tennis court
Children’s programme involving activities to cater for all ages during school holidays, children’s games room as well as babysitting facilities
Safaris in open 4 x 4 vehicles, Horseback safaris, Archery, Paint Ball, Star Gazing and Team Building Activities
Eco adventure safaris (Quad bike safaris), guided bush walks and bird walk available on request, must be pre-booked
Crocodile Feeding Demonstrations, Snake Demonstrations (set days and times), Ground Hornbill Project & Reptile Centre
Hot air balloon safaris can be pre-booked with the lodge

Mabula Cubz Club:

During peak periods such as South African school holidays Mabula Game Lodge offers their Cubz Club children’s program, that teaches kids all about the magic of the wilderness and wildlife.

Kid-friendly stargazing drives and safari drives to learn about the Big Five, the Small Five, the Ugly Five and Mabula Game Lodge’s other wildlife species are offered, as well as a range of afternoon activities including Bingo, tug of war, pool competitions, sack races, egg and spoon races and coin diving.

Kids also have access to a supervised Games Room fully equipped with Lego sets, hula hoops, colouring-in books, a Wii and Playstation.

Mabula Game Lodge offers their children’s program under strict supervision keeping your little ones delighted and engaged. Mabula Cubz Club members receive a backpack, activity book with checklist, sticker sheets, certificates, badges for each successfully completed module and a Little Ranger Epaulette upon completion of the educational program. Please note that Mabula’s Cubz Club program is subject o occupancy levels.

Additional Information:

The lodge is situated in a Malaria free area. Gate entry fees are applicable.

You could spend two weeks at Mabula Game Lodge and not experience the vast array of activities on offer for both young and old. From quad biking to bird walks, stargazing drives to dam picnics, fill your days and nights with all that the Mabula bushveld as to offer.

The Mabula Wildlife Centre is a veritable hive of activities offering such bush experiences as horse trails, quad biking, tennis and guided walks.
Keen birders will enjoy the regular birding drives or walks, spotting such species as the Amur Falcon, Lilac-breasted Roller and Red-crested Korhaan, while guided walks provide the perfect setting in which to follow animal tracks, identify plants and insects and spot some of the area’s most beautiful birdlife.
Picnic breakfasts or afternoon bush barbecues including safari drives can be arranged, as well as dam picnics and the Majuma Experience that takes visitors in to the lion section of Mabula Game Reserve at night to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat, and perhaps even witness a hunt.

This is a 1.5 hour drive. Learn all about the common constellations in our night sky and the myths and legends surrounding them through our Guides. This activity is at an additional cost and is not included in the stay package.

  • Departure time: 20h00 (summer)   19h30 (winter)
  • Age restrictions: Below 3 years not permitted
  • Frequency: Tuesday and Thursday

Rates are quoted per person per night and are inclusive of accommodation, three meals, two game activities and VAT at 14%
Rates exclude transfers, beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R170,00, payable per vehicle per stay. Subject to change

Child Policy:
Children under 12 years of age can be accommodated with parents in a family room.
0 – 5 years of age: Complimentary when sharing with full paying adults.
Permitted on game drives at management discretion, however they are not permitted to view the big cats (i.e. Lion and Leopard)
6 – 11 years of age: Pay published child rate when sharing with two full paying adults
Full adult rate applicable if occupying their own room or if sharing with one full paying adult
A maximum of two children under 12 years can share with parents in a family room
Permitted on game drive.
12 years and older: Considered as adults and accommodated in their own rooms. Pay full adult rates.
Triple Sharing: Not applicable, family rooms only can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children

Celebrate New Year’s Safari Style

Exuding elegance and understated luxury situated in the Waterberg. The ideal habitat for the free roaming Big Five. Distinctly African in style, offering comfortable suites with luxury finishings. World class cuisine in a variety of dining venues. Create memories with bush walks, horseback safaris or unwind at the Mabula Spa.
Mabula Game Lodge is only a 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg making this the perfect holiday destination!
R 9 999.00 per person | 3 NIGHT PACKAGE
CHILDREN 0-5 YEARS STAY FOC and 6-11 YEARS PAY R 1090.00 PER CHILD when sharing with two full paying adults

•3-Nights’ accommodation, 3 meals and 2 safaris per day
•New Year’s Eve dinner in the Boma, along with Traditional Dancers, Face Painting, Marimba Band and a “Africa Theme” dress-up, where the best dressed couple for the evening will receive a special prize.
•Complimentary bottle of wine at the New Year’s Eve Dinner

•Valid for travel from 30 December 2018 to 02 January 2019 only
•Maximum of two children sharing with parents. Children occupying their own room pay full adult rate
•Valid for new reservations made from date of issue
•Rates are valid for SA & SADC residents only
•Standard Terms & Conditions apply

Policies of Mabula Game Lodge

A 50% deposit is required on confirmation and the balance is due 40 days prior to arrival. For bookings made within 60 days of travel, full payment is required on confirmation.
Family rooms only can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children at the advertised child sharing rate.
The above rates are valid for SA & SADC residents only. A South African ID or passport number will be required when confirming the reservation and on check-in at the property. Valid for new reservations only from date of issue There is a limited allocation of rooms available on the above rates and standard rates will be charged if the allocation is full The above rates are valid for individual reservations and may not be used for group bookings of 5 or more rooms. The gate entry fees stated above are subject to change without prior notification.

Amenities of Mabula Game Lodge

Kids Cubz Club

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