South African Lodges
Address
Mabula Private Game Reserve
Waterberg
Limpopo
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Spa
R3470.00SINGLE RATE
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Mabula Lodge in Malaria-free, Twelve Thousand hectare Mabula Private Game Reserve is home to an abundance of animal and birdlife, including the Big 5. Exclusive Accommodation is in en-suite, air-conditioned thatched chalets and suites which offer guests every comfort in a scenic natural setting. Situated in a wild vegetation, the natural design, and architecture of the Lodge blends in well with the natural surroundings. Upon arrival, the elegantly furnished lounge and reception area immediately set a welcoming and relaxed tone.

Exclusive accommodation in air-conditioned luxury rooms with en-suite bathrooms has been designed to offer guests complete comfort and relaxation in this beautiful natural setting. Traditional African style decor through the use of wood, cane, natural stone, animal print fabrics, as well as terracotta, green and earthy colours, serve to enhance further the ambience throughout the lodge, which leaves an everlasting first impression.

For culinary connoisseurs, this Lodge in the Waterberg of South Africa has much to offer, as the lodge is renowned for its excellent cuisine and variety of beautiful and unusual dining venues. The restaurant offers a varied menu, attentive service as well as a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. For the romantic at heart, the Lodge can provide a candlelit outdoor boma dinner which is accompanied by the rhythmic songs of traditional African dancers.

For special occasions, the bush barbeques have proven even more suitable for combining the enjoyment of superb food with the tranquillity and captivating scenic beauty of the African bushveld. No matter where you wine and dine, attention to detail and creative flair is part and parcel adding richness and value to tantalise the taste buds.

Activities and Facilities

Highly qualified game rangers with years of experience and knowledge guide the events which are on offer at the Lodge. Game drives, which are included in the rate of the stay, can be swapped for horse safaris while nature walks are charged separately and are based on availability.

  • Game viewing
  • Guided nature walks and horse trails
  • Health and Beauty Center
  • Swimming pools
  • Pool bar and indoor bar
  • Tennis courts and squash court
  • Volleyball court
  • Curio Shops
  • Hot Air Balloon Safaris
  • Reptile Center.

Below detailed information about the Mabula Game Lodge is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Telephone
  • TV

Restaurants

Dining at the Mabula Game Lodge

This Lodge is renowned for its world-class cuisine and variety of beautiful and unusual dining venues. The lodge restaurant boasts a varied menu, attentive service and a relaxed and friendl

Mabula offers a candle lit Boma dinner, under a clear star-filled African sky, accompanied by the musical repertoire of traditional African dancers, while for special occasions, bush barbecues have proven even more suitable for combining the enjoyment of superb food with the tranquillity and captivating scenic beauty of the African bushveld.y atmosphere.
 

Spa Facilities

Mabula Game Lodge has a spa on the property that offers massages and other treatments in the health and beauty centre.

Wildlife activities

The Waterberg mountain cradles the Mabula Private Game Reserve. The reserve is home to exceptional scenic landscapes as well as an abundance of wildlife species. Big game such as elephant, lion, white rhino, hippo, leopard, and buffalo can be seen as well as the African python, the Nile crocodile, over 300 bird species, numerous plants, reptiles and insect species.

Mabula Game Lodge offers game drives, bush walks, horse safaris, night drives, quad bike safaris, crocodile feeding demonstrations, snake demonstrations, hot air balloon safaris and visits to the cheetah breeding project.

Sports

Some sporting activities are on offer at Mabula Game Reserve. Facilities include tennis courts, a squash court, a volleyball court, table tennis, a games room, archery facilities, swimming pools and paintball.

Spa treatments

Mabula Game Lodge has a spa on the property that offers massages and other treatments in the health and beauty center.

Mabula Conferencing

Mabula Game Lodge offers no less than seven conference venues including an open-air boardroom. The lodge also offers tailor-made activities for groups.

Conference venues include:


    Kingfisher Room - seats 160 people cinema style, 130 schoolroom style and 70 pax in U-Shape seating
    Marula Room - seats 80 pax in cinema seating, 70 people schoolroom style and 45 people in U-Shape seating
    Baobab Room - seats 50 pax in cinema style seating, 35 people in schoolroom seating and 30 people in a U-Shape

Conference equipment includes:

  •     Air-Conditioning
  •     Colour TV
  •     Whiteboards
  •     Slide projectors
  •     Overhead projectors
  •     PA system
  •     Video recorder
  •     Flip charts
  •     Fixed screens
  •     Portable screens
  •     Lectern
  •     Photostat machine
  •     Data projectors

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Games Room
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Squash court(s)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball field
Baby Facility

Babysitting services are available upon request and prior arrangement. Baby cots can be requested when the booking is made.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Walking safaris
Children Policy
  • All children are welcome at the Lodge, however; age restrictions do apply when participating in the guided game drives.

    The Family Rooms at the Mabula Game Lodge can accommodate a maximum of 2 adults and two children under the age of 12, and an additional nightly charge is applicable per child per night as the game drives, and meals are included in the rates when staying at the Mabula Game Lodge.
     

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
47

Forty-seven bedrooms are decorated in an elegant style with an African flavor. Natural, bold colors enhance the ethnic feeling throughout the lodge. The furnishings and mirrors are a deep Imbuia wood, complemented by rich textures in the fabrics and blinds while traditional art dramatically showcase the walls of the bedroom.

All rooms feature:

  •     Flat screen TV
  •     Telephones
  •     Air-conditioning
  •     En-suite bathrooms
  •     Most rooms have a view of the bush
     
Single Room R3470
Double Room R4660

Suite

# Rooms:
3

The main lodge at Mabula has three luxurious suites.

All rooms feature:

  • Flat screen TV
  • Telephones
  • Air-conditioning
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Most rooms have a view of the bush
Single Room R4620
Double Room R6170

Mabula Game Lodge Specials

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

Discounted rates at Mabula Game Lodge, when staying for 3 nights or more.

This offer is only valid for South African Residents.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals
  • Two game drives

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers
  • Beverages
  • Gate entry fees

Terms and Conditions:

  • Applicable to a stay of 3 or more nights
  • Block out dates apply; not valid for long weekends or Peak Periods
  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for South African Residents
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Enjoy highly discounted rates at Mabula Game Lodge, when booking your stay 7 days or less prior to your travel date.

This offer is only valid for South African Residents

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals
  • Two game drives

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers
  • Beverages
  • Gate entrance fees

Terms and Conditions:

  • Must be booked and paid for 7 days or less prior to arrival
  • Block out dates apply - not valid for peak periods or long weekends
  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for South African Residents
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Enjoy the excitement of a Balloon ride along with a safari adventure with this two night package at Mabula Game Lodge.

Rates 1 January - 31 December 2018:

4 - 5 pax: R8,310.00 per person sharing

6 - 11 pax: R7,790.00 per person sharing

Rates are inclusive of:
2 nights’ accommodation; meals; two afternoon game drives; one morning game drive and one Hot Air Balloon Safari.

Day 1:
Arrival at Mabula Game Lodge in time to enjoy lunch, check in and relax before your afternoon safari.
Dinner followed by a briefing by the Balloon Crew.

Day 2:
Early morning wake-up call and depart with your ranger to the launch site. The flight will last about 45 minutes, starting in the reserve to fly over game, but may land outside the reserve, depending on the flight direction and meteorological conditions. Traditionally, champagne will be served either “in-flight” or on landing. Certificates of bravery will be awarded with due ceremony. The rest of the day can be enjoyed relaxing at the pool or pamper yourself at the Mabula Spa. Lunch is served and tea / coffee is available at the reception area prior to departing for your afternoon safari. Boma dinner, weather permitting.

Day 3:
Morning safari, breakfast and check-out

Important Information for the flight: Clothing: Wear warm but layered clothing, shoes fit for the country (no high heels) and a hat. Bring: Your camera, video camera, binoculars and spare film, or batteries. Physical Fitness: Participants should be nimble enough to climb in and out of the basket, be able to stand for the duration of the flight and jump unassisted for a height

Included in the rate:

  • 2 nights’ accommodation
  • meals
  • two afternoon game drives
  • one morning game drive
  • one Hot Air Balloon Safari

Excluded from the rate:

  • transfers, gate entry fees, beverages and items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Children and single rates are available on request. Children under the age of 8 years permitted on the Balloon Safari at management discretion.
  • Rates are valid 1 January - 31 December 2018 and exclude transfers, gate entry fees, beverages and items of a personal nature.
  • Minimum 4 guests is required for a flight departure, the Balloon Safari package is subject to the availability of flights and all flights are conducted within the relevant terms and conditions as published by Bill Harrop’s “ Original” Balloon Safaris and Mabula Game Lodge. The above package is governed by specific terms and conditions, including deposit and cancellation terms that need to be adhered to irrespective of any agreements with Mabula Game Lodge
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Exuding elegance and understated luxury situated in the Waterberg. The ideal habitat for the free roaming Big Five. Distinctly African in style, offering comfortable suites with luxury finishings. World class cuisine in a variety of dining venues. Create memories with bush walks, horseback safaris or unwind at the Mabula Spa.

Mabula Game Lodge is only a 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg making this the perfect holiday destination!

Special offer for South African Residents for travel 1 December 2018 - 31 January 2019.

FROM R 1,735.00 PER PERSON SHARING PER NIGHT | FROM R 2,600.00 PER PERSON SINGLE PER NIGHT

Children under 12 stay for Free when sharing with two full paying adults Spoil yourself at the Mabula Spa and receive a 20% discount on selected treatments

INCLUSIVE OF: Accommodation with meals and safaris

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation with 3 meals and 2 safaris per day
  • 20% discount on selected treatments at Mabula Spa

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, beverages and gate entry fees which are currently R 202.00 per vehicle or R 383.00 per coach per stay. Subject to increase in 2018 without prior notification.
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Maximum of two children sharing with parents. Children occupying their own room pay full adult rate
  • Children under the 12 stay for Free when sharing with two full paying adults
  • Valid for new reservations made from date of issue
  • Minimum 2 night stay over the Christmas & New Year period
  • Valid for SA & SADC Residents only
  • Standard Terms and Conditions apply
  • 01 December 2018 to 31 January 2019
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Great discounted rates for South African Residents at the Mabula Game Lodge. Rates from only R1,970.00 per person sharing per night (2018) including three meals and two game drives per day.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals
  • Two game drives

Excluded from the rate:

  • Gate entrance fees
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Beverages
  • Transfers

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for South African Residents - ID will be requested at the time of booking
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 January - 31 December 2018 & 1 January - 31 December 2019
  • Block out dates may apply
  • Minimum 3 night stay applicable over long weekends and peak periods
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Book your Spring getaway at Mabula Game Lodge for travel August - 30 November 2018 and enjoy the discounted rate.

This offer is valid for South African Residents only.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation
  • 3 meals and 2 game drives daily

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, beverages and gate entry fees of R185.00 per vehicle or R350.00 per coach per stay.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for South African Residents
  • Valid until 30 November 2018
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Exuding elegance and understated luxury situated in the Waterberg. The ideal habitat for the free roaming Big Five. Distinctly African in style, offering comfortable suites with luxury finishings. World class cuisine in a variety of dining venues. Create memories with bush walks, horseback safaris or unwind at the Mabula Spa.

Mabula Game Lodge is only a 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg making this the perfect holiday destination!

Stay at Mabula Game Lodge from 30 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 for R9,810.00 for three nights for two adults sharing.

Children 0 - 5 Years stay free of charge and 6 - 11 years pay R1020.00 per child when sharing with two full paying adults.

INCLUSIVE OF:

  • 3-Nights’ accommodation, 3 meals and 2 safaris per day
  • New Year’s Eve dinner in the Boma, along with Traditional Dancers, Face Painting, Marimba Band and a “Africa Theme” dress-up, where the best dressed couple for the evening will receive a special prize.
  • Complimentary bottle of wine at the New Year’s Eve Dinner

Included in the rate:

  • 3-nights’ accommodation with 3 meals and 2 safaris per day
  • New Year’s Eve dinner in the Boma along with Traditional Dancers, Face Painting, Marimba Band and a “Africa Theme” dress-up, where the best dressed couple for the evening will receive a special prize / Complimentary bottle of wine at the New Year’s Eve Dinner

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gate fees

Terms and Conditions:

  • 30 December 2018 to 02 January 2019
  • This is a 3 night package
  • Maximum of two children sharing with parents. Children occupying their own room pay full adult rate
  • Valid for new reservations made from date of issue
  • Rates are valid for SA & SADC residents only
  • Standard Terms & Conditions apply
  • CHILDREN 0- 5 YEARS STAY FOC and 6 - 11 YEARS PAY R 1020.00 PER CHILD when sharing with two full paying adults
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2017-12-23

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2017-11-03

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2017-11-02

Loved Mabula what a place to stay for my first trip to SA. The horse riding was terrific with a Great guide . Would reccommend to anyone who wants to see real bush.

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2017-09-02

I enjoyed the relaxed, friendly and inviting tone at Mabula.

I really enjoyed the guided nature walks and horse trails.

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2017-08-05

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at Mabula, we enjoyed complete comfort and relaxation in this beautiful natural setting.

We also enjoyed the variety of beautiful and unusual dining venues.

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.738989

Longitude: 27.925899

Directions

Directions to the Mabula Game Lodge from Johannesburg:

1. Take N1 freeway towards Pretoria
2. Turn off onto Pietersburg highway. Follow the road to Bela bela
3. Take the Bela Bela settlers Codrington off ramp.
4. Turn left at yield sign and proceed for 5kms to t-junction turn right
5. Go over bridge and turn left at the garage. follow Thabazimbi road
6. Follow the road past the Forever Resorts Aventura down to the traffic circle. At circle turn left on the Thabazimbi Rooiberg Road and proceeded along for 34kms. Look out for the Mabula Trading Store
7. 500m past the store turn right on rooiberg road
8. Follow Mabula signs for 11kms to Mabula gate.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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