Makweti Safari Lodge

| South Africa | Limpopo | Welgevonden Game Reserve |
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If you have dreamed of waking in your own safari lodge to the call of francolins at first light, Makweti is the place for you! Overlooking the Makweti gorge and with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains, this beautifully-located safari lodge is to be found in the pristine, malaria-free Welgevonden Private Reserve, just 250km or 3 hours drive from Jo’burg.

The camp is unfenced so guests at the intimate Makweti Safari Lodge should expect the unexpected. Days may bring elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and giraffe right up to the waterhole at the lodge. Whilst night time game drives offer the chance to see brown hyena, leopard, porcupine, civet and other fascinating nocturnal species.


General Facilities

Indaba lounge

: a private lounge and deck ideal for a relaxing afternoon. It overlooks the waterhole that is frequented by a wide variety of game. Main swimming pool, decks and Tsala: this offers a secluded thatched retreat to cool off during the heat of the day.
Main Lodge: consists of the formal dining room, Zebra bar, wine cellar, library, dining and viewing decks.
Boma: this is an outdoor dining area for romantic dinners under the African sky.



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There are 5 secluded suites, accommodating a maximum of 10 guests at any one time.
Of the 5 suites 2, 3 & 4 having private plunge pools and Tsalas where one can lounge or enjoy a private dinner during the summer months. These luxurious suites are decorated with antique treasures and offer a respite from a busy world.
The main lodge is built from natural rock with teak decks overhanging the dramatic Makweti Gorge. Rare African art, stylish furnishings, rich woods, leather and woven textures create a romantic retreat.

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