South African Lodges

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

Address
Welgevonden Game Reserve
Waterberg
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
R6020.00SINGLE RATE
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Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway Reviews & Information

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The Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway is close to the town of Vaalwater and lies within the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in the malaria-free Limpopo Province of South Africa. The lodge offers both leisure and corporate guests an idyllic setting in which to luxuriate in the opulent facilities, savour enjoyable culinary experiences and of course, view some spectacular wildlife.

The Welgevonden Private Game Reserve was founded in 1987 and constitutes farmland that has been reclaimed for wildlife conservation. The reserve has been extensively re-stocked with numerous species including lion, elephant, rhino, and cheetah. There are various antelope species and a diverse birdlife to be found in the rolling bushveld terrain.

Accommodation is provided in 8 luxuriously appointed suites that are positioned for privacy and boast spectacular views of the valley and mountains beyond. Each suite has a private plunge pool and viewing deck from which you may see various game species down below. Guests may request massage treatments performed by a qualified massage therapist in the comfort of their suite.

Chalet features:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outdoor shower
  • Minibar
  • Telephone
  • Viewing deck
  • Plunge pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Tea/coffee station
  • Electric blankets

Facilities

The delicious meals are served in the lodge's welcoming dining room where beverages are also available to guests. Fine wines can be selected from Clifftop Lodge's unique wine cellar. The outdoor swimming pool can be enjoyed during the warm, African afternoons, in between game drives. Other facilities offered are:

  • Reception
  • Lounge
  • Dining venue and bar
  • Wine cellar
  • Swimming pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Parking
  • Boardroom

Services

Exciting game drives are available in the early morning and the late afternoon when wildlife encounters are at its best in the 'Big Five' Welgevonden Game Reserve. In addition to the game drives, guests have the unique opportunity to experience guided safari walks which make for an unforgettable experience.

  • Reception services
  • Thrilling game drives through the reserve
  • Guided walks
  • Private dining
  • Laundry service
  • Housekeeping

Corporate Events

Business meetings can be facilitated by groups of up to 16 delegates, making it ideal for high-level meetings, workshop, and incentives.The Boardroom is equipped with internet access, audio-visual facilities, flip charts, stationery, and refreshments.

Game Viewing

Located within the Waterberg conservation area of South Africa's Limpopo province, one can find the malaria free Welgevonden Game Reserve. This beautiful game reserve is home to the lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, white rhino, wild dog, brown hyena, 15 different types of buck, and 30 other species of mammal.

Game viewing at the lodge is in open vehicles and offers travellers the opportunity of viewing fauna and flora, while traversing the hills, following river courses and open savannah plains. South Africa's game-rich Welgevonden Game Reserve is a paradise for bird watching enthusiasts as it is home to more than 280 bird species which have been recorded here.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Private plunge pool
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Dining at the Clifftop Lodge

The magnificent Clifftop Lodge, which nestles in the malaria free Welgevonden Game Reserve of South Africa, offers a dramatic fusion of Western and African flavors in the cuisine. An extensive wine cellar provides the perfect accompaniment to the game-meat meal. Guests can choose to enjoy their meals in the warm ambiance of the indoor dining venue, alfresco on the deck or an intimate dinner on the terrace of the suites.

Spa Facilities

Relaxing massages can be booked at a reception at the Clifftop Lodge and are enjoyed in the private suite. Guests can choose from aromatherapy massages, Swedish massages, foot massages and Indian head massages in between their game drives.

Game Drives

The Clifftop Lodge offers game drive safaris in open four-wheel drive vehicles. The Welgevonden Private Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s premier private game reserves in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The reserve is home to an abundance of lion, leopard, white rhino, elephant, cheetah, brown hyena and many other animal species.

Spa treatments

Relaxing massages can be booked with reception at the Clifftop Lodge and are enjoyed in the private suite. Guests can choose from aromatherapy massages, Swedish massages, foot massages and Indian head massages in between their game drives.

Boardroom at the Clifftop Lodge

The Clifftop Lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve, South Africa, is ideal for corporate workshops, meetings, and functions. In addition to a 16 seater boardroom, the Clifftop Lodge offers a variety of breakaway rooms for workshops.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Wine cellar

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Secure parking
  • Wake-up call
Malaria Status and Animals
  • The Waterberg Mountains of South Africa offer an incredible malaria-free game reserve. Today the area of the Welgevonden Game Reserve is home to lion, leopard, elephant, white rhino, cheetah, wild dog, brown hyena and a variety of buck.  

    Many different bird species can also be observed here, either on safaris or from the comfort of the deck.

Available Rooms

Luxury Suite

# Rooms:
8

Eight luxury suites overlooking the flowing Sterkstroom River each enjoy their private deck and plunge pool perched on the cliff, allowing guests at the luxurious Clifftop Lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve the opportunity to view the game from the privacy of their suites.  All suites have both indoor and outdoor showers.

Chalet features:

  •  All suites positioned for maximum privacy
  •  Indoor and outdoor showers
  •  Bath with sweeping views
  •  Private plunge pools
  •  Unique "sala" with outdoor seating
  •  Private deck for game viewing
  •  Decorated in an organic style using all natural hand made fabrics

Views from the Chalets:

  •  Dramatic views over the edge of ancient cliffs
  •  Game viewing from the privacy of your private deck.
Single Room R6020
Double Room R8200

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Discounted rates for South African Residents for Clifftop Lodge for midweek stays (Sunday - Thursday).

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, three meals, local beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines and spirits), two game activities

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, premium brand beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R120.00 payable per person per night. Subject to increase in March 2018/19 without prior notification

Terms and Conditions:

  • Not valid during long weekends or Public Holidays and Peak periods, further block out dates may apply
  • Only valid Midweek Sunday - Thursday
  • Only valid for South African Residents
  • Subject to availability
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South African Residents can enjoy great discounted rates at Clifftop Lodge. Stay from only R3,575.00 per person sharing per night on a Friday and Saturday and long weekends.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation, three meals, local beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines and spirits), two game activities

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, premium brand beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R120.00 payable per person per night. Subject to increase in March 2018 without prior notification

Terms and Conditions:

  • Not valid during Peak periods 15 December - 31 December 2018/19, further block out dates may apply
  • Only valid Friday and Saturday and long weekends
  • Only valid for South African Residents
  • Subject to availability
  • Minimum 2 night stay
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Enjoy discounted rates for SA Residents when booking at Clifftop Lodge 7 days or less prior to arrival.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, three meals and selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits). Two game drives and VAT at 15%.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, premium brand beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R126.00 payable per person per night. Subject to increase in 2018 without prior notification.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid when booking 7 days prior to arrival
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid until 14 December 2018, excluding long weekends
  • Only valid for SA Residents
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2018-01-23

I loved my suite at Cliftop, felt so relaxed, great views and the best for me was the oppertunity to experience having a cocktail on the pool deck while watching the magnificent African sunset.

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2018-01-18

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2018-01-11

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2017-06-22

I really enjoyed my stay at Clifftop, great luxuries in a bush experience, the views were breathtaking & had a great time on the game drive.

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.306445

Longitude: 27.912186

Directions

Access to the Clifftop Lodge by air:


Guests have the opportunity to fly directly from the OR Tambo International in Johannesburg or the Lanseria Airport to the reserves landing strip. Guests are collected and transferred to the lodge which is a 1.5-hour drive.

Access to the Clifftop Lodge by road:

1. Take the N1 North towards Pietersburg.
1. At the Kranskop toll gate go left towards Modimolle.
3. Pass through Modimolle towards Vaalwater.
4. Pass through Vaalwater to the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve East Gate entrance.
5. Turn left at the entrance and travel for 10 km.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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