Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula

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The Safari Plains Tented Camp is in the magnificent Waterberg region of South Africa's Limpopo Province.

The African safari-style tents provide great comfort and a luxurious ambience overlooking the exquisite beauty of wide-open savannas with the Waterberg majestic Mountains as a backdrop.

Each of the Safari Plains Tented Camp luxury tents is tucked away in the secluded bushveld. Six of the luxury tents offer private verandas. The luxury tents provide en-suite bathrooms, bar fridges, private viewing decks, air conditioning as well as tea and coffee making facilities. The Family Tents are made up of two bedrooms, the second bedroom featuring two twin beds.

A chic dining affair awaits travellers in the dining rooms. Furthermore, guests also have the opportunity to experience a candlelit bush dinner accompanied by unforgettable African entertainment. The combination of delicious meals, surrounded by wildlife in a beautiful bushveld setting makes for a memorable dining experience

The outdoor swimming pool, as well as the lounge chairs on the sundeck, invite for a relaxing afternoon in a magnificent surrounding. At the health and beauty spa, guests enjoy relaxing spa treatments in between the thrilling game activities.

The wildlife experience is not to be missed when staying at Safari Plains Tented Camp. Guests embark on adventure safari drives on the open 4 x 4 vehicle safaris to explore one hundred and twenty square kilometres of the Big Five private game reserve. A great variety of activities are available which include hot air balloon safaris, horseback safaris, quad biking adventures and guided bush walks.

Peacefully set within the malaria-free Waterberg Mountain Range, Safari Plains can be reached in a two hours drive from Johannesburg. This safari location makes for the perfect escape for bushveld connoisseurs, the romantics at heart as well as for families. Safari Plains offers a tranquil haven, surrounded by indigenous bush and a Big 5 safari experience.


  • Safaris in open 4 x 4 vehicles
  • Horseback safaris
  • Star Gazing
  • Team Building Activities
  • Eco-adventure safaris (Quad bike safaris), guided bush walks and bird walk available on request (must be pre-booked)
  • Ground Hornbill Project
  • Hot air balloon safaris.

Facilities and services:

  • Health and beauty spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Lounge
  • Dining area
  • Curio Shop
  • Wireless Internet available at an additional charge.


  • 185 km from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg
  • 141 km from Pretoria
  • 58 km from Bela Bela.

Directions from OR Tambo International Airport to Safari Plains

  • Follow signs for Kempton Park / R21 / Pretoria and merge onto the R21.
  • After 31.3km take exit 134 for N1 North towards Polokwane.

Merge onto the N1 and travel 70.2km before taking exit 238 to Bela Bela and from there:

  • Head northwest on R516 toward Khota St | 2.8km
  • Turn right onto Marx St / R101 | 550m
  • Turn left onto Potgieter Rd | 160m
  • Turn right onto Richie Rd | 220m
  • Turn left onto Voortrekker Rd | 800m
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Rooiberg Rd | 230m
  • Continue onto R516 | 33km
  • Take the D2533 | 3.5km Safari Plains will be on your left.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping

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FAQs about Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

What is the cost of a room at Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula?
The average per night rate at Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula is R5,830.00 to R8,550.00.
Where about is Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula located?
Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula is located at the following location / address: Waterberg.

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

Full Board and Safari Special Offer

Special rates for South African Residents travelling to Safari Plains until 31 January 2022 (excluding 23 December 2021 to 03 January 2022)

Rates from R1,990.00 per person sharing per night (midweek in a Safari Tent)

Rates include accommodation, meals, safaris.

Included in the rate:

  • Rates include accommodation, meals, safaris and VAT at 15%


Excluded from the rate:

  • accommodation, meals, safaris and VAT at 15%

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for SA and SADC Residents for travel until 31 January 2022 , subject to availability
  • EXCLUDING the dates 23 Dec to 03 Jan
  • Minimum 2 night stay on Friday and Saturday nights
  • Not combinable with other offers
  • Children 0 to 5 years stay complimentary; 6 to 18 years pay 50% of the adult sharing rate when sharing with 2 full paying adults. Standard child policy applicable

SA Resident Special

Receive discounted rates for South African Residents at Safari Plans for travel until 31 January 2022.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, three meals and selected beverages. Two safaris daily and VAT at 15%.            
    The selected alcoholic beverages included in the rate are available between 12h00 and 22h00 only           

Excluded from the rate:

  • Transfers, premium brand beverages and conservation fees, (currently R 270.00 per vehicle per stay), which are payable directly at the lodge upon departure. Subject to increase prior notification.                    

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for travel until 31 January 2022
  • The rates are valid for SA & SADC residents only                 
  • A South African ID or passport number will be required when confirming the reservation and on check-in at the property                         
  • The above rates are valid for individual reservations only - group rates on request                
  • The gate entry fees stated above are subject to change without prior notification     
  • Block out dates may apply
  • Minimum 2 night stay required over weekends