Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

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The Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge nestles on an ancient alkaline volcano in malaria-free, big-Five, Pilanesberg National Park.

The 4-star, family-friendly is located in the heart of the malaria-free, 'Big Five' reserve and only an hour and a half's drive from Johannesburg, the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge offers something special for children.

The comfortably furnished rooms at the Kwa Maritane are in a crater of an extinct volcano. The lodge's name Kwa-Maritane can be translated as "Place of the Rock". From the lodge, guests enjoy scenic views over the infinite plains of the park which is rich in wildlife and home to more than three hundred species of birds.

The bush Lodge features well-appointed Double Rooms as well as Family Rooms. The Double Rooms accommodate a maximum of 2 adults, the Family Rooms at the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge accommodates a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18.

The lodge buffet lunch and carvery dinner feature a wide variety of different dishes based on delicious, traditional South African fare, such as Springbok Carpaccio, Chicken and Coriander Salad and Seafood Hors D'oeuvres.

On Saturday and Wednesday evenings, if the weather allows, guests have the unique opportunity to dine al fresco typical South African dishes in the lodges Bush Boma. The Bush Lodge offers a place where guests can rejuvenate mind, body and soul.

Besides the 'Big Five', Kwa Maritane visitors also have the opportunity to encounter hyena, cheetah, hippo, crocodile and even sable.

For those families looking for the perfect getaway, the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge becomes the destinations of choice. With service standards no less than outstanding, parents and kids alike are amazed at how this game lodge welcomes visitors, in a way that tops off a well-needed family retreat. 

With various activities to take part in including game drives, bush walks, birding, picnicking and in-house entertainment, Kwa Maritane has developed something even more engaging, this being the Junior Ranger's programme, allowing parents to enrol their kids in a unique, educational and, most importantly, a fun experience.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Facilities Available at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Boma
  • Children's playground
  • Conference venue
  • Hippo hide
  • Hotel Bar
  • Kid's Club
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Nearby Spa
  • Open Air Boma
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Plunge pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

More Information on Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

FAQs about Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge
Where is the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge situated?

The Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is located in the Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province of South Africa.  It is located within a ten minutes drive from the Sun City Resort.  From the OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport, this game lodge can be reached within a two hours drive. 

How far is Sun City away from the Kwa Maritane Lodge?

The Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is only a ten minutes drive away from the Sun City Resort. The Lodge offers a shuttle bus which guest can use to be transferred forth and back between the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge and the Sun City Resort.

Is Kwa Maritane a family friendly lodge?

Yes, the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge welcomes children of all ages.  Game drives are offered for children as well as wildlife activities in the Ranger Program.  The spacious Family Rooms are available which can accommodate two adults and two kids under the age of 12 years.  The resort offers an outdoor swimming pool, a kids playground, tennis courts, bush putt putt as well as a Wildlife Centre and Museum.

What are the closest airports to Kwa Maritane?

The Pilanesberg Airport is only a ten-minute drive away from the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge.  The Lanseria Airport is a two hours drive away and the OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport is a two and a half hours drive away from the Pilanesberg.

How can I book the best available rate at Kwa Maritane?

The best available rate can be booked for the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge by contacting us: / 021 794 9050.

The rate includes accommodation, breakfast, dinner and one game drive per one night's stay.

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

Full Board Rate

Stay at Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg with Breakfast, lunch, dinner and two game drives per person per day included in the Full Board package.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and 2 game drives per person per day

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability