South African Lodges

Popallin Safari Ranch

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Dining at the Popallin Ranch

Guests are invited to enjoy a memorable dining experience at the Venda Village.  Dinner is accompanied by great African entertainment including singing and dancing.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Visit to the Venda Village

This village was constructed on the ruins of an old Venda Village.  Guests staying at the Popallin Ranch in Limpopo, South Africa, have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how the Venda lived a hundred plus years ago.  Pottery, hut construction and dancing the Domba to the beat of the African drums can be observed here.

Wildlife encounters

Guests may enjoy adventurous game drives and boat trips on the Nwanedzi River.  Horseback riding, guided walks, bird-watching and day trips to the 'Big Five' Kruger National Park are also available for guests.  The impressive lion and buffalo breeding program can also be visited during a stay at the Lodge.

Nearby attractions
  •  traditional Venda Village an
  •  Biggest tree in Africa: the "Big Tree".
  •  dinners at the Venda Village while the locals are dancing
  •  Golf
  •  White Lion and disease-free Buffalo breeding project
  •  Quad bike trails

Guests may enjoy a pleasant game of golf on the D.D.V. Design Par 3, 4 and five golf course which ranges from 127 meters to 435 meters in length. This golf course is a nine-hole course with eighteen tees; its total length is 4000 meters.  Being entirely fenced in,  it is safe from the wildlife.

Conferences & Events

Conference venue - Popallin Ranch

This Ranch in South Africa's Limpopo Province caters for a wide variety of functions.  The conference facilities at the lodge can accommodate up to 40 guests.

Group and conference events:

  • Team Building
  • Riverboat Functions
  • Year-end and Christmas Functions
  • New Year's Parties
  • Weddings
  • Golf days


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Housekeeping service
  • Safari drives
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

De Wets Camp

# Rooms:

The De Wet's Camp is fully catered and features 14 beautifully equipped en-suite chalets which take guests back to a bygone era of colonial elegance and hospitality.

The open-air lapa dining area, bar facilities, as well as a comfortable lounge area, is available for guests.  The Camp offers a plunge pool which invites for a nice refreshment on a warm day. Furthermore, this camp provides a well-equipped gym. A cable television, satellite-phone, cell phone, fax and e-mail facilities are available for guests.

Single Room R1500
Double Room R3000

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -22.353972

Longitude: 30.588320


Access to the Ranch
1. Fly Johannesburg to Polokwane (approx 90 minutes) followed by a road transfer from Polokwane to the Ranch (approx 2 hours)
2. Road transfers which takes about 5 hours from Johannesburg

Driving directions to the Ranch from O.R. Tambo Airport
1. Take the R21 toward Kempton Park/Pretoria
2. Take exit 134 for N1 North toward Polokwane
3. Continue the ramp and merge onto N1
4. Turn left to stay on N1
5. Continue onto R101
6. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Grobler St/R101. Continue to follow Grobler St
7. Turn left onto Mark St
8. Slight right onto Landdros Mare St
9. Continue onto Louis Trichardt/Polokwane
10. Continue onto N1. Go through 1 roundabout
11. Turn right onto R525
12. After 80km, turn left


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star