South African Lodges
Address
Klaserie Private Nature Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Treehouse, Big Five
R8770.00SINGLE RATE
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Makumu Game Lodge Reviews & Information

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Covering over 60 100 hectares and being part of the Greater Kruger National Park of South Africa, the game rich Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is home to the Makumu Game Lodge.  This region is blessed with an abundance of untamed wildlife, the 'Big Five', beautiful bird life and unique flora and fauna.  The Klaserie River bisects this reserve on its way to the Olifants River and Mozambique.

Accommodation

Guests are accommodated in well appointed, an en-suite bedroom which is decorated with features of local tribes.  Guests may choose to stay either in the Bushman Suites, the Ndebele Suites as well as the Zulu Suites. 

Suite types:

  • Bushman Suite
  • Ndebele Suite
  • Zulu Suite.

The Bushman Suites feature decorative items which are used by the Bushmen for hunting and to store food.  A colourful and creative decor is found in the spacious Ndebele Suites which reflects the richness of their vibrant lifestyle. 

The suites feature en-suite bathrooms as well as a wooden deck with a hammock which provides a welcoming place for relaxation.  The walls of the Zulu Suites are adorned with shields to reflect the spirit of the Zulu warriors.  Its twin bedroom adjoins the main suite.  This suite is ideal for children or two guests sharing.

Suite features:

  • Comfortable beds (double and twin)
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wooden deck
  • Hammock.

Please note that there is no electricity in the rooms, the rooms are lit by candle light only. Should you wish to charge your cellphones or any other devices we do offer plug points in our guest lounge.

Facilities

The wooden decked makes for a fantastic dining location.  Surrounded by the gentle flicker of candles, lanterns and the open fire, guests enjoy delicious meals surrounded by the sounds of wildlife in the distance.  The outdoor swimming pool offers some great refreshment during the hot summer months. 

Visiting elephant herds even come to quench their thirst here.  Overlooking a waterhole, set high in the tree canopy, the Tree House offers an ideal location to spend time during the warm afternoons with a beverage, a book and binoculars to observe the passing wildlife in its natural habitat.

Facilities:

  • Dining venue
  • Lounge
  • Gym
  • Boma
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Tree House.

Activities

Exciting activities include the late afternoon/evening game drives as well as the early morning safaris which lead guests through the untamed Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.

Activities:

  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon & evening game drives 
  • Reptile demonstrations
  • Massages
  • Fitness in the gym
  • Swimming.

Safari & Wildlife

Open land rovers with professional game rangers and trackers provide unforgettable early morning and late evening safaris for guests.  The wake-up call offers the first start for safari enthusiasts whereby guests enjoy coffee or tea as well as rusks and biscuits before embarking in the untamed African wilderness in search of lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, giraffes, zebras and much more. 

During the drive, a tea break with muffins is offered at one of the reserves scenic locations.  Guests then arrive back at the lodge for a delicious breakfast.  During the late afternoon game drives, a sundowner stop with a gorgeous sunset makes for a unique experience.  A part of the late afternoon game drive is conducted in the dark during which time spotlights are used to encounter the more elusive nocturnal animals.  Guests then return to the lodge for refreshing pre-dinner drinks served around the fire.

Safaris:

  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon/evening game drives.

Access

Vehicle access to the lodge is via 4x4 vehicle only. The Airport at Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport is the closest airport for guests who wish to arrive by plane.  With regular flights from Johannesburg (OR Tambo) to Eastgate, this is a suitable travel option.  Flights also land here from Cape Town. 

Guests travelling via the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport are met by lodge representatives and transferred to the Lodge.  The road transfer time from Hoedspruit to lodge is about 1 hour.  

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  • Double bed
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Activities
  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon / evening game drives 
  • Reptile demonstrations
  • Massages
  • Fitness in the gym
  • Swimming.

  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Gym
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Viewing deck

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
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

Bushman Suite

Suite types:

  • Bushman Suite
  • Ndebele Suite
  • Zulu Suite.

Suite features:

  • Comfortable beds (double and twin)
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wooden deck
  • Hammock.
Single Room R8770
Double Room R11690

Ndebele Suite

Suite types:

  • Bushman Suite
  • Ndebele Suite
  • Zulu Suite.

Suite features:

  • Comfortable beds (double and twin)
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wooden deck
  • Hammock.
Single Room R8770
Double Room R11690

Zulu Suite

Please note that there is no electricity in the rooms, the rooms are lit by candle light only. Should you wish to charge your cellphones or any other devices we do offer plug points in our guest lounge.

Suite types:

  • Bushman Suite
  • Ndebele Suite
  • Zulu Suite.

Suite features:

  • Comfortable beds (double and twin)
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Wooden deck
  • Hammock.
Single Room R8770
Double Room R11690

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.145840

Longitude: 31.166092

Directions

Access

Vehicle access to the lodge is via 4x4 vehicle only. The airport at Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport is the closest airport for guests who wish to arrive by plane. With regular flights from Johannesburg (OR Tambo) to Eastgate, this is a suitable travel option. Flights also land here from Cape Town. Guests travelling via the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport are met by Makumu representatives and transferred to the Lodge. The road transfer time from Hoedspruit to Makumu is about 1 hour.



Directions from Johannesburg:

Travel along the N12 East passing Witbank (eMalahleni) through to Belfast, this section is approximately 200km.
At Belfast follow signs to Dullstroom along the R540, continue through until reaching Lydenburg (Mashishing).
Follow signs for Orighstad along the R36, approximately 40km after Orighstad you will enter the Abel Erasmus pass travelling through the J.G Strydom tunnel.
The road will change to the R527 to Hoedspruit.
The travelling time by road to this point from JHB is about 4.5 hours.
Once through Hoedspruit travel towards Klaserie town for 7km.
Turn left onto Argyle road (signposted Eastgate Airport) travel for approximately 20km until reaching the Access Control Security Gate.
Please enquire at this point for directions to Klaserie Private Nature Reserve Headquarters. All guests will be collected from this point.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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