South African Lodges

Witwater Safari Lodge & Spa

Address
Mookgopong - Naboomspruit
Capricorn Region
Limpopo
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Spa

The 5-star Witwater Safari Lodge & Spa lies on the banks of the lush Phalala River in the Waterberg mountains of South Africa's Limpopo Province. Breathtaking views from accommodation, public areas& as well as the Spa can be enjoyed. This malaria-free, world proclaimed Biosphere site is only two and half hours drive from Johannesburg.

Main Lodge

Eight luxury double rooms, all of which are en-suite, provide balconies with views overlooking the river and the mountains. Each room has been designed for the ultimate luxurious experience with all necessary amenities, as well as air-conditioning and television with DSTV.

Luxury Tents

Linked by wooden walkways, the East African style free-standing tents under thatch afford the elegant luxury. The private facilities include an en-suite bathroom with a choice of either a beautiful Spa Bath or Steam Shower. Guests are invited to relax outdoors on their private timber deck while enjoying the sights and sounds of the Phalala River flowing beneath.

Dining

Guests staying here may experience various delicious culinary experiences. From breakfast in the Bush to silver service fine dining to a hot night in the rustic African style boma, one is invited to enjoy the traditional South African food.

Activities

Bird-watching: The Waterberg region of South Africa is home to prolific birdlife, over 302 different species have already been identified here.

Game Drives: Experience the beauty of the majestic Waterberg Mountains and close encounters with the reserve's untamed wildlife.

Bush Walks: On bush walks, guests have the unique chance to get to know the little animals and plants which make the Bush indeed magical.

Fishing: Whether guests use a fly, lure or bait Bass, barbell, yellow fish will be at their mercy, tag and release.

Bushmen Paintings: Guests may take a relaxed bush walk to the exquisite paintings and learn more about the Waterberg's cultural history.

Eco-challenge: The Eco-Challenge is an exciting group activity consisting of 6 events during which both mental and physical skills are tested which is ideal for team-building.

Wildlife

The Lodge is in the malaria free Game Reserve conservation area of over 6500 ha and currently boasts three of the big five: the Leopard, the Rhino, and the Buffalo. The lodge's experienced Rangers and Trackers ensure memorable encounters with Africa's untamed wildlife and other captivating animals during early morning and late afternoon game drives.

Free roaming Cheetah enchant guests while guides divulge some of nature's best-kept animal and bush secrets. An abundance of other antelope, plains game, and predators ensure a complete game experience.

Over the years, the Reserve has gone to extensive efforts to source and re-introduce historically native wildlife into the Waterberg region, in a continuous attempt to preserve diminishing endangered species numbers.

Health and Beauty Spa

Guests are invited to experience the sanctuary where one can escape and relax. The award-winning health and beauty spa at the Lodge has been recognised with a prestigious spa award.

Conference Facilities

A private retreat nestled in the heart of the Waterberg allows for a very conducive environment in which conference and seminar groups can make Boardroom decisions. The Conference Room offers seating types like U-Shape, Cinema or Schoolroom style for up to 50 delegates.

Indaba Room:

  • Max 54
  • Multimedia Projector/Surround Sound/White Board/Overhead Projector/Flip Chart/DVD

The Boardroom:

  • Max 12
  • Surround Sound/Overhead Projector/Flip Chart.

Below detailed information about the Witwater Safari Lodge & Spa is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Restaurants

Dining at the Witwater Safari Lodge and Spa

Witwater Safari Lodge's restaurant is rated in the top 100 in South Africa and offers a fine dining experience. Guests can choose from a selected set menu in this silver service dining venue. Dining can also take place in the traditional African boma, on the spectacular viewing deck or even in the bush itself.

Spa Facilities

Guests are invited to experience the sanctuary of the spa where one can escape and unwind. The award-winning health and beauty spa at the Witwater Safari Lodge has been recognised with numerous prestigious spa awards. 

The resort offers a variety of indoor treatment rooms, an outdoor treatment area, a floatation pool, Rasul steam chamber and an infinity pool.

Wildlife activities

The Witwater Safari Lodge and Spa are in the Witwater Game Reserve in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Over the years, the Witwater Game Reserve has gone to extensive efforts to source and re-introduce historically native wildlife into the Waterberg region, in a continuous attempt to preserve diminishing endangered species numbers.

Wildlife activities:

  • Bird-watching
  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Fishing.
Other activities
  • Archery
  • Visits to bushmen paintings
  • Eco challenge team building events
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • White lion excursions
  • Elephant back safaris.
Spa treatments

Witwater's spa offers guests a wonderful space to escape and unwind. The wellness centre features various indoor treatment rooms, an outdoor spa treatment area, a floatation pool, a Rasul steam chamber as well as an infinity pool.

Conferences at the Witwater Safari Lodge
This private retreat nestling in the heart of the Waterberg, South Africa, allows for a very conducive environment in which conference and seminars can take place. The meeting room offers U-Shape, cinema or schoolroom style seating for up to 50 delegates while the boardroom can accommodate ten guests.
 
Conference facilities:
  •  Multi-media projector
  •  Surround sound
  •  Whiteboard
  •  Overhead projector
  •  Flip chart
  •  DVD player.

  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Lodge Suite

The eight en-suite, luxury double rooms at the Witwater Safari Lodge & Spa, South Africa, all feature balconies with views overlooking the river and the mountains. Each room has been designed to offer a luxurious experience with all the necessary amenities including air-conditioning and a television with DSTV.

Tented Suite

The eight en-suite, luxury double rooms at the Witwater Safari Lodge & Spa, South Africa, all feature balconies with views overlooking the river and the mountains. Each room has been designed to offer a luxurious experience with all the necessary amenities including air-conditioning and a television with DSTV.

Tented Suite - Double

Luxury Suite

The East African styled free-standing tents offer superb luxury. The luxurious facilities include an en-suite bathroom with a choice of either a beautiful Spa Bath or Steam Shower. Guests are welcome to relax outside on their private timber deck while enjoying the sights and sounds of the Phalala River.

River Chalet

Guests staying at the River Chalet are accommodated in comfort and style while enjoying generous space.

Witwater Safari Lodge & Spa Specials

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2017-08-12

I had a super time at Witwater Lodge, enjoyed my suite, great dining experience & loved seing the bushman Paintings.

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2017-07-22

I really enjoyed my room at Witwater which overlooked the River and the Mountains.

I enjoyed the real traditional South African food & had a great relaxing time at the Spa.

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.093896

Longitude: 28.477060

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport:

1. When exiting O.R. Tambo International Airport, turn onto R21 North to Pretoria
2. Turn onto the N1 North to Polokwane (Pietersburg)
3. Take the off ramp to Mookgopong (Naboomspruit)
4. Turn Left at the Second Robot (Traffic Lights) into Nelson Mandela Road in Naboomspruit
5. After 11km at the T-Junction turn left and right again within 500 meters to Marken
6. Follow the road for 36km (will become gravel after 22km) and turn Left onto the Marken Road
7. After 10 km Turn Left into the Witwater Conservancy.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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