Aha Lesedi

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Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village offer its visitors a truly unforgettable experience.

Lesedi African Lodge It is here where guests have the opportunity to learn about the five different African cultures all in one great cultural experience. Overnight visitors will experience what it feels like to be a part of the tribe.

The Village also offers various dining establishments where guests taste and enjoy traditional African meals. The unique and colourful conference facilities host successful functions, meetings as well as team-building events. This welcoming African village nestles in the hills of the Magaliesberg and is just a short 45 minutes drive away from Johannesburg in South Africa's Gauteng province.

The Lesedi hotel rooms are amongst real traditional running villages on the 30-hectare property. Guests have the opportunity to experience what it would be like living in one of these rural communities, except with more of the modern-day spoils.

The rooms offer en-suite bathrooms and have been designed and decorated with the traditional colours and patterns which depict the culture of the village. The communities have been divided into the Zulu, Pedi, Ndebele, Xhosa and Basotho tribes.

The Lodge strives to offer its guests with a unique and unforgettable cultural experience, and this is brought out in their meals too. Ma Shebeen offers its visitors traditional light African inspired shebeen lunches; the Nyoma Choma serves dishes from all corners of Africa, and the Funduzi Bar provides classic drinks such as Mamba Juice.

They offer a variety of conference venues which promise to take events from drab to fab. Each conference venue features its very own African theme and style.

The Lodge offers a venue to suit any meeting or function. Team building activities can also be added to the session packages. The most popular event available here is most definitely their unique cultural experience.

Guests are led through the village where they learn about each community and tribe. Guests also get to view the traditional dances of the tribes, which is a fantastic experience to watch. At the end of the tour, visitors dine at the Nyama Choma Restaurant. Some team building activities are also available for these events are also based on the different African cultures and are a lot of fun for participants.

The lodge is in proximity to the Hartbeespoort dam in the Magaliesberg, Gauteng, where many exciting outdoor activities are on offer.

Nearby Activities

  • Safari drives
  • Horse riding
  • Walking and bird watching
  • Tennis
  • De Wildt Cheetah Farm
  • Cable car on the top of the Magaliesberg Mountains
  • Quad biking
  • Hot-air ballooning
  • Go-karting
  • 4 x 4 trips
  • River rafting and canoeing.

Conference Venues:

  • Tswana Letsatsi: style outdoor venue accommodating 120 guests
  • Gaditshwene: can accommodate 120 guests, used mainly for evening gala functions
  • North African Nile Room: a small place with cushions on the floor, little tables, and hubbly bubblies
  • Ndaba Nkulu: conference venue accommodating 55 delegates
  • Musi's Ndebele Theater: a large theatre which is perfect for theatre or cinema-style presentations.

Teamwork activities:

  • Shaya Ukhamba: traditional African drinking game involving beer
  • Spear Throwing: groups compete against each other in the traditional African art of spear throwing
  • Lesedi Cultural Quiz: Test your knowledge of what you learned about the Village
  • Treasure Hunt: solve the clues and find the hidden treasure
  • Stick Fighting: no one gets hurt in this activity, its all in the name of fun
  • Potjiekos competition makes the best potpie from the ingredients provided.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • TV

Facilities Available at Aha Lesedi

  • Conference venue
  • Hotel Bar
  • Restaurant

More Information on Aha Lesedi

FAQs about Aha Lesedi
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Aha Lesedi 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 Aha Lesedi?
The average per night rate at Aha Lesedi is R1,490.00 to R2,220.00.
Where about is Aha Lesedi located?
Aha Lesedi is located at the following location / address: R512 Lanseria Road, Broederstroom, Johannesburg.