South African Lodges

Nungubane Game Lodge

Welgevonden Game Reserve
South Africa
Lodge Type

The exclusive Nungubane Safari Lodge is a mere three hours drive from Johannesburg situated in the sprawling wilderness of the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in South Africa's Limpopo Province. A maximum of 10 guests can stay at the Nungubane Lodge in it's five luxuriously appointed chalets.

Malaria free and in the heart of the spectacular Waterberg, the Safari Lodge is surrounded by 35000 hectares of untamed African bush offering excellent Big 5 wildlife viewing.

At 34 000 hectares in size, Nungubane, Welgevonden Private Game Reserve lies in the Waterberg Plateau, just north of Johannesburg, South Africa. Here guests enjoy unlimited traversing through the reserve and experience an environment where biodiversity conservation and wildlife viewing are managed in harmony.

Room types:

  • 2 Luxury Chalets feature king size beds
  • 3 Luxury Chalets are furnished with twin beds

Features of the Luxury Chalets include:

  • Private verandah/deck per chalet
  • All chalets have en-suite bathrooms
  • Extra outdoor showers in each chalet
  • Hairdryers
  • Overhead fans
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fireplaces.


Nungubane guests staying here can experience thrilling early morning and late afternoon/evening safari drives during their stay. Close encounters with Africa's untamed wildlife make these safaris through the Welgevonden Game Reserve an unforgettable getaway.

  • Big 5 Safari in open land rovers
  • Bush Dinners
  • Bird Watching
  • Walking Safaris (on request)
  • Swimming.

Welgevonden Game Reserve, Waterberg, Limpopo Province

The Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, which lies in South Africa's Limpopo Province, is characterised by its rolling wooded mountains which have deep rocky ravines and majestic gorges. Welgevonden is a region which is marked by rare and rugged beauty, incredible wildlife and prolific birdlife.

The reserve has over 50 different mammals, including the Big Five, and hosts one of the largest populations of white rhino on a reserve anywhere in Africa.

There are rare and unusual species too, such as brown hyena, aardwolf and aardvark which are mainly seen at night. Other animals that are available for guests to see range from the antelope to the diminutive duiker, and cheetah, lion and leopard are always close. It is the diversity of habitat on the reserve that encourages such a wide range of wildlife as well as over 280 bird species, including rare blue cranes.

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

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities


Dining at the Nungubane Game Lodge

Guests at the Nungubane Game Lodge enjoy their dining experiences on the lodge deck, by firelight in the boma under the stars or in in the heart of the African bush.

Wildlife activities

The Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, in South Africa's Limpopo Province, is a place of rare and rugged beauty, plentiful wildlife and prolific birdlife.

Guests who have the opportunity to visit this game reserve are able to experience the untamed African wilderness. This malaria free game reserve is home to over 50 different mammals, including the Big Five.

The scenic wilderness area of the Welgevonden Game Reserve offers an exclusive, intimate experience of the African bush with only a limited number of guests having access to the reserve at any one time. No private vehicles are permitted within the reserve, which ensures minimal human impact and the ultimate wilderness experience.

Ancient and delicate Bushman Rock Art can also be admired in the Welgevonden Game Reserve. Activities, which are offered at the Nungubane Game Lodge include safaris in open landrovers,  bush dinners, bird watching and walking safaris which are available on request.


The Nungubane Game Lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve features an outdoor swimming pool which allows guests to cool down or relax on the deck with a view of the African wilderness.

  • Boma
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
Baby Facility

Babysitting available upon request; baby cots can be booked when a booking is made.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Safari drives
  • Walking safaris
Children Policy
  • Children under the age of 12 receive the child rates when sharing with two adults. Children under two stay free of charge at the Nungubane Lodge in the Welgevonden Reserve, South Africa.

    While every effort is made to accommodate children, the Nungubane Lodge reserves the right to provide alternative meal arrangements for children.

    Children of 6 and younger may not go on drives. Children between 6 and 12 years are allowed at the sole discretion of the game ranger.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The exclusive Nungubane Game Lodge nestles in the sprawling wilderness of the malaria free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in South Africa's Limpopo Province. The Nungubane Lodge can accommodate a total of 10 guests in private chalets.

The Nungubane Game Lodge features a total of 5 chalets consisting of 2 Luxury Chalets featuring king size beds and 3 Luxury Chalets with twin beds.

Features of the Luxury Chalets include:

  • Private verandah/deck per chalet
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Outdoor showers
  • Hairdryers
  • Overhead fans
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fireplaces.
Single Room R4320
Double Room R6910

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I had a luxurious chalet at Nungubane, Great Game Viewing & great food.





Loved Nungubane, breathtaking Views & Great Game Drives.





GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.296289

Longitude: 27.905080


Directions to the Nungubane Game Lodge from Johannesburg by road:

1. From Johannesburg take the N1 towards Polokwane (Pietersburg) to the Kranskop Toll Plaza.
2. At the Toll Plaza follow the Modimolle (Nylstroom) off ramp.
3. Continue through Modimolle (Nylstroom), carry on through Mabatlane (Vaalwater) and continue to the Main Gate, 26 Kilometres from Vaalwater. Do not enter the Main Gate but rather continue to the Schoongelegen turn-off (22.5 km).
4. Turn left to Schoongelegen and stay sand road to the West Gate (16.5 km). Enter at the West Gate (be sure not to enter at the contractors gate). Secure parking is provided at the West Gate, and a vehicle will transport you to your private game lodge.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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