South African Lodges

Thaba Khaya Lodge

Sable Ranch Private Game Reserve
Veekraal Road
Brits 0250
North West
South Africa
Lodge Type

Thaba Khaya Lodge Reviews & Information

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The Thaba Khaya Lodge is in the malaria-free region of the North West Province of South Africa. This lodge lies within the magnificent Sable Ranch Private Game Reserve, which has been proclaimed as a national heritage site. This beautiful Lodge is also home to one of the largest breeding groups of Zambian, Malawian and Zimbabwean Sable as well as Roan antelopes.

The Lodge has six rooms and provides its guest with the best luxury accommodation. This Lodge means “house on a rock”, which describe the position of the hotel perfectly as the lodge sits on top of a granitic outcrop. Guests staying at the lodge can enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding hills, as well as a watering hole where animals often come to drink.

This private and intimate lodge setting also makes the perfect place for bush weddings or corporate team building functions. The Lodge in the Sable Ranch Game Reserve provides its guests with the perfect hotel destination just outside of the bustle of Johannesburg.

Quick Facts

  • Officially registered as a Natural Proclaimed Heritage Site with the South African Natural Heritage Program
  • Has the largest breeding group of Sable and Roan antelope

This lodge can accommodate a maximum of 16 guests. Accommodation is provided in the form of:

  • 3 Standard Suites
  • 3 Luxury Suites.


Included in the rates of the hotel are there exciting guided safari walks. Guests can enjoy a walk around the reserve with a trained guide learning about the animals which inhabit the Game Reserve. With its large number of different bird species, it also provides the perfect setting for bird watching.

Below detailed information about the Thaba Khaya Lodge is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Selected satellite channels
  • TV


Dinning at the Thaba Khaya Lodge

The Sable Ranch Thaba Khaya Lodge has an in-house chef who prepares mouth-watering dishes using locally sourced products and ingredients. Guests enjoy breathtaking sunsets while tasting unique South African inspired meals. The Thaba Khaya Lodge also offers its guests traditional bush barbeques which are a must for any first-time traveller to the Bush.

Guided Walks

The guided walks around the Sable Ranch Wilderness Reserve range from 1 to 2 hours.  These walks take place mostly in the winter time as the summer time brings forth too many snakes.

The Sable Ranch is home to one of the largest breeding groups of Zambian, Malawian and Zimbabwean Sable as well as Roan antelopes which guests will enjoy sightings of while on their guided safaris.

Other animal species which may be spotted here include:

  • Zebra
  • Giraffe
  • Leopard
  • Hippo
  • Warthogs
  • and a number of bird species.
Nearby attractions
  • Canopy tours
  • Snake and Animal Park
  • Art galleries
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Cradle of Humankind
  • Rhino and Lion Park
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • Lesedi Cultural Village
  • Paintball
  • Hot air Ballooning
  • Horse riding
  • Abseiling
  • Quad biking
  • Arts & Crafts markets.

  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool

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
  • Internet connection
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris
Malaria Status and Animals
  • The Sable Ranch Private Game Reserve in the North West province of South Africa is a malaria free region.  It is home to one of the largest Sable and Roan antelope breeding programmes.

    While visiting the Thaba Khaya Lodge guests can be on the look out for 3 of the "Big 5".

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The Sable Ranch Thaba Khaya Lodge in South Africa's North West Province near Brits, offers its guests 3 Standard Suites.

Standard Suite features:

  • Double bed
  • Ceiling fan or Heater
  • Hair Dryer
  • Double shower
  • Satellite television in the lounge.

Luxury Suite

# Rooms:

For guests looking for something more luxurious, the Sable Ranch - Thaba Khaya Lodge boasts 3 Luxury Suites.

Luxury Suite features:

  • King size double bed
  • Air conditioner
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Large shower (no bath)
  • Double vanity unit
  • Satellite TV in the room
  • Private Balcony.

Family Room

Family Suite features:

  • Two bedroom, one with a double bed, the other with twin beds
  • Ceiling fan or Heater
  • Hair Dryer
  • Double shower
  • Satellite television in the lounge.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.431530

Longitude: 27.717218


Directions from Brits to the Sable Ranch - Thaba Khaya Lodge:

1. Enter Brits on the R511
2. Continue Straight out of Brits
3. Thabazimbi road for roughly 22 km
4. 22Km Turn right at the Veekraal Dirt Road
5. Approximately 5 km to the Sable Ranch back entrance. Someone will meet you there.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star


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