Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp

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The Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp, the Place of the Giant Eagle Owl, is situated within the 12010 hectares malaria-free Mabula Private Game Reserve in the Waterberg, Limpopo Province, South Africa.

The Kwafubesi camp is an intimate tented safari camp in Mabula which offers guests an unforgettable, romantic bush experience with five en-suite tents and thatched hospitality overlooking an open Mabula plain.

Oil lamps set the mood for an authentic African safari with personalised ranger service and camp attendants at the Camp. The Camp features five safari tents which can accommodate a maximum of ten guests.

This Safari Camp offers an authentic African safari where a group can take over the entire lodge. The camp provides an ideal conference set-up for ten& conference delegates in an open-air boma. Conference equipment and services which are available include a flip chart, pinboard, display area and photocopying service.

Meals are available in the romantic dining area in the lap. For special occasions, bush dinners can be enjoyed by combining delicious meals with the tranquillity and captivating scenic beauty of the surrounding African bushveld.

This Reserve, located in South Africa's Limpopo Province, offers travellers a one of a kind experience with the most exceptional scenic landscape, a fascinating cultural heritage, an abundance of wildlife species and many nature-based tourism opportunities.

Vaalwater is the central village of the Waterberg area, the heart of the Bushveld region. The Waterberg region is South Africa's best keep secret in regards to its wildlife viewing. Its rugged beauty, together with its diversity of plant and animal life, has led to the development of several exciting eco-tourism projects such as the biosphere reserve, the Waterberg Nature Conservancy - the amalgamation of conservation areas to protect more than 155 000 hectares of the Waterberg-habitat.

The Mountain range in this area includes; includes many rivers, streams and swamps, stretches for 151 kilometres in a long arc from Thabazimbi in the West, Nylstroom in the centre to Potgietersrus in the East, South Africa. Apart from the spectacular scenery of the mountains themselves, there are many game sanctuaries, nature reserves and farms.

The 74 mammal species include the big game such as elephant, lion, white and black rhino, hippo, leopard and buffalo. African python and the Nile crocodile are also resident, and it is a birdwatchers' paradise with more than 310 bird species.


  • Hot Air Balloon Safaris
  • Bush Walks
  • Horse riding
  • Game Viewing

Tent features:

  • No electricity
  • Fully furnished
  • Mosquito nets although this is a malaria-free region
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Private deck with views over the bushveld.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

What is the cost of a room at Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp?
The average per night rate at Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp is R3,600.00 to R4,790.00.
Where about is Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp located?
Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp is located at the following location / address: Mabula Game Reserve, Waterberg.

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

South African Resident Special

Receive discounted rates for South African Residents at the Kwafubesie Tented Safari Camp for travel until 24 December 2020.

Pay for your stay on the below special offer by the 31 August and get to travel anytime up until the 28 of February 2021               
Excluding the period 24 December to 04 January 2021     

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, three meals, two safaris daily and VAT at 15%    

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, beverages and conservation fees, (currently R 245.00 per vehicle per stay), which are payable directly at the lodge upon departure. Subject to increase in 2020 without prior notification.                    

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for travel until 24 December 2020
    Pay for your stay on the special offer by the 31 August and get to travel anytime up until the 28 of February 2021               
    Excluding the period 24 December to 04 January 2021               
  • The 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                         
  • The above rates are valid for individual reservations only - group rates on request                
  • The gate entry fees stated above are subject to change without prior notification     
  • Block out dates may apply
  • Minimum 2 night stay required over long weekends

Exclusive Use Offer

After COVID-19, we understand the safety of social distancing and the importance being in one's own space. With this in mind we have curated exclusive use packages, unique to some of our lodges, while keeping the health and safety of our guests our number one priority.
You and your family can enjoy the very best African bushveld experiences whenyou book the whole camp for an exclusive safari stay.

R 10,900.00 Per Night for Full Exclusive use of the Camp

Only R 1,090.00 per person Fully Inclusive

Sleeping up to 10 guests in 5 tented rooms.

Fully Inclusive: All meals and Two safaris daily

Tucked away in the tree line of Mvubu plain. The luxurious en-suite tents have been designed with African colour and are raised to maximize privacy. Only a two hour drive from Johannesburg, in the Malaria free Waterberg area, Kwafubesi promises to bring you close to nature

Included in the rate:

  • All meals and Two safaris daily

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R 270.00 per vehicle or R512.00 per coach per stay.
    Subject to increase in 2020 / 2021 without prior notification

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for SA Residents for travel until 15 December 2020.
  • Rates are based on all rooms been booked at the lodge on double occupancy.
  • 10% deposit required to secure the booking with full pre-payment due 30 days prior to arrival.
  • 100% Cancellation penalty applicable from 29 days or less prior to arrival. Standard exclusions apply.