South African Lodges

Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa

Address
near Modimolle
Waterberg
Limpopo Province
South Africa
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Lodge Type
R3800.00SINGLE RATE
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The Zwahili Private Game Lodge and Spa lie about 205 km North of Johannesburg and 36 km East of Modimolle.  Set at the foot of the magnificent Waterberg in the Limpopo Province of South Africa lodge nestles in a malaria-free area. Guests enjoy exciting activities, private facilities, comfortable African style accommodation as well as delicious meals served in the most breathtaking settings.

Guests staying at the Zwahili Lodge may choose their preferred room choice from the five different room types which include the Cheetah Room, the Rhino Room, the Elephant Room, the Safari Suites as well as the romantic Royal African Suite.

Room types:

  • Cheetah
  • Rhino
  • Elephant
  • Safari Suites
  • Royal African Suite.

The Royal African Suite, also known as the Presidential Suite, provides space and complete privacy in the tranquil and serene bushveld.

Royal African Suite features:

  • Lounge with satellite television and cosy fireplace
  • En-suite bathroom (shower, ball, and claw bath
  • Separate WC and bidet
  • Outside shower
  • Private viewing deck with plunge pool.

Facilities

Convenient leisure facilities such as the outdoor swimming pool, the lounge, and restaurant with a fireplace as well as the African Spa and the Zwahili boma where memorable dinners are available under the African sky to ensure visitors enjoy a fun-filled and relaxing safari holiday at Zwahili.

  • African Spa
  • Boma for starlit dinners
  • Conference venue for max ten delegates
  • DSTV in lounge
  • Fully licensed restaurant & bar
  • Gift shop
  • Helipad
  • Historical site
  • Lawn croquet
  • Lounge and restaurant with fireplace
  • Swimming pool.

Activities

Zwahili guests who enjoy the outdoors, nature and the bushveld will enjoy the activities which are available here as guests may participate in the early and late afternoon game drives and trail safaris and simply relax by the swimming or while enjoying calming spa treatments in the most extraordinary setting.

  • Swimming
  • Spa treatments
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Bush Walks
  • Archaeological site (Bushman paintings)
  • Bushveld picnics.

Location and Distances to the Lodge

Located in the malaria-free Waterberg region of South Africa's Limpopo Province, the Lodge is 200 km North of Johannesburg and lies 36 km East of Modimolle. This safari destination can easily be reached from both Johannesburg as well as from Polokwane while the Sun City Resort is only 260 km away.

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  • Balconies
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • King size bed

Restaurants

Dining at the Zwahili Game Lodge

The Zwahili Game Lodge features a fully licensed restaurant and bar. The campfire of the open-air boma welcomes guests back to the lodge after returning from the afternoon/evening game drive. The African tribal drums announce delicious culinary delights. Visitors experience exquisite cuisine at the Zwahili Game Lodge, which is inspired by local flavors combined with Western culinary tradition.

For guests with special dietary requirements (vegan, pescatarian, vegetarian) the chef gladly designs a menu to suit particular wishes.  Private dinners, as well as magnificent bushveld picnics, can be arranged at the most beautiful locations on request.  For very early departures, the lodge happily arranges a complimentary breakfast pack.

Spa Facilities

The African Spa at the Zwahili Private Game Lodge features a beautiful spa where guests can enjoy relaxation and tranquillity in a natural setting.

Spa treatments:

  • Spirit of Africa Massage
  • Chung Massage
  • Royal Deluxe Hot Stone Journey
  • Hot Stone Touch
  • Nishi Treat
  • Essence of Africa Aromatherapy
  • Shaman's Healing Reflexology
  • African Goddess Head Massage.

Swimming

The outdoor swimming pool provides guests with a great way to refresh in between game activities such as game drives, walking safaris and bird watching.

Spa treatments
  • Spirit of Africa Massage
  • Chungu Massage
  • Royal Deluxe Hot Stone Journey
  • Hot Stone Touch
  • Nishati Treat
  • Essence of Africa Aromatherapy
  • Shemans Healing Reflexology
  • African Goddess Head Massage.
Game drives

The profession game ranges at the Zwahili Game Lodge offer day and night game drives which are conducted in open safari vehicles.  The early morning game drives depart the lodge in the summer at 6h00am and in the winter at 6h30, while the afternoon game drives depart at 4h30pm in the summer time and 4h00 during the winter (subject to change).

Bird watching

This region of South Africa is a paradise for avid bird watchers as over 300 species of birds with rare sightings of the Lizard Buzzard, and the brown snake eagle can be seen here. The famous Nylsvley bird sanctuary is in proximity to the Zwahili Game Lodge.

Bush walks

Exciting guided bush walks as well as excursions to ascend the "Witkop" hill for afternoon sundowners as well as African sunsets are also available to guests.

Archeological site

The Zwahili Game Lodge is in a region which is rich in history.  Rock paintings are visible in selected caves showing the existence of past inhabitants of hunters and gatherers, both Koi and Bantu paintings can be found here.

Furthermore, a bead making site, a rain controlling site as well as remains of a banter city were also discovered here.  'Witkop' is an archeological site which goes back in time when this hill was utilized during the Anglo-Boer war as a hideout from the British for almost two years.

Bushveld picnic

The Zwahili Game Lodge prepares traditional African crates which contain delicious meals such as roast chicken, garden salads, yogurt with berries and fruit, mouth watering freshly baked corn bread as well as flavored ice-cold mineral water.   The lodge's guide takes guests to a pleasant picnic location where this treat can be enjoyed.

The magnificent Marula tree, which is in proximity to the lodge, offers an ideal setting for travelers to unwind while enjoying the view of small plains and the watering hole.

Conferences at the Zwahili Game Lodge

The Zwahili Game Lodge in the Waterberg region of South Africa can accommodate a maximum of ten conference delegates for a private meeting.

  • Airstrip
  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Helipad
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • 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
  • Laundry services
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Malaria Status and Animals
  • This area of South Africa is malaria-free. Professional guides offer early morning and late afternoon game drives during which guests have the opportunity to observe the magnificent African wildlife in their natural habitat.  Predators are home in the reserve as well as the Kudu but not often seen. 

    The leopard and the brown hyena, as well as the serval and the African wild cat, can be found here.

Available Rooms

Main Lodge Room

# Rooms:
3

The lodge features three luxury en-suite rooms which consist of the Cheetah Room, the Rhino Room and the Elephant Room.

Cheetah Room:

  • Queen size suite
  • Furnished in true African style
  • Balcony with a nice view of the bush
  • Private balcony overlooking the waterhole.

Rhino Room:

  • Standard queen size suite
  • En-suite shower
  • Private balcony.

Elephant Room:

  • Spacious king size suite
  • Private balcony
  • 'His' and 'hers' en-suite bathrooms
  • One bathroom with a bath and another with shower.
Single Room R3800
Double Room R5620

Safari Suite

# Rooms:
6

At the Safari Suites of the Zwahili Private Game Lodge and Spa, which feature king size beds, the welcoming feel of a bygone era await guests.  It is here where real comfort, style, and elegance in a safari setting can be enjoyed. Located within short walking distance to the main lodge of Zwahili, the tented camps can be found. 

Beautiful lantern lit paths lead the way the way to Matumba (magic potion), Kifu (desire), Rafiki (Friend), Safari (journey), Matumba (magic potion) and Utambo (space), set within the natural Acacia-thorn and Combretum bushveld.

Single Room R4750
Double Room R6960

Executive Suite

The Executive Suite at the Zwahili Game Lodge offers guests luxury and space.  It provides the perfect accommodation base from where to enjoy the gentle sounds of nature combined with a most breathtaking view of the African Bushveld.  The Executive Suite features a lounge with satellite television and fireplace, en-suite bathroom with shower, ball and claw bath, his and hers basins, separate WC & bidet and outside shower for two.

Executive Suite features:

  • King size bed
  • Luxurious en-suite bathroom with ball and claw bath
  • His and her’s basins
  • Separate toilet & bidet and large shower
  • Open plan lounge
  • Full DSTV and flat screen TV
  • Mini bar
  • Private deck
  • Plunge pool that offers a panoramic bushveld view.
Single Room R5140
Double Room R8380

Royal African Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Royal African Suite at Zwahili also referred to as the Presidential Suite, let's guests experience opulence and luxury combined with the unique view of the African Bushveld.  Personal service in absolute privacy can be enjoyed here.  

Royal African Suite features:

  • Lounge
  • Satellite television
  • Fireplace
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Shower, ball and claw bath
  • His and hers basins
  • Separate WC and bidet
  • Outside shower for two
  • Private viewing deck with plunge pool.
Single Room R5770
Double Room R9330

Executive Suite - Madiba

Executive Suite - Rafiki

Main Lodge Room - Cheetah Room

Main Lodge Room - Elephant Room

Main Lodge Room - Rhino Room

Safari Suites - Kifu

Safari Suites - Matumba

Safari Suites - Safiri

Safari Suites - Utambo

Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa Specials

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

Enjoy largely discounted rates for midweek stays (Sunday - Thursday) for South African Residents at Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa. Stay from only R1,650.00 per person sharing per night (1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018)

Included in the rate:

  • Welcome drink & fruit platter on arrival
  • Late lunch
  • 2 Game drives daily
  • Table D'Hote dinner
  • Early morning tea / coffee
  • Full breakfast
  • Lion Conservation fee

Excluded from the rate:

  • Gratuities
  • Laundry & valet services
  • Mini-bar
  • Alcaholic & Non Alcoholic beverages
  • Spa treatments or any other activities
  • Transfers to and from the lodge
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability; block out dates may apply
  • Only valid midweek Sun - Thursday
  • Only valid for SA Residents
  • Valid 1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018
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Book your last minute stay at the Zwahili Private Game Lodge & Spa 10 days or less prior to travel, and as a South African Resident, you may enjoy great discounts. Stay from only R2,000.00 per person sharing per night in a Main Lodge Room (1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018)

Included in the rate:

  • Welcome drink & fruit platter on arrival
  • Late lunch
  • 2 Game drives daily
  • Table D'Hote dinner
  • Early morning tea / coffee
  • Full breakfast
  • Lion Conservation fee

Excluded from the rate:

  • Gratuities
  • Laundry & valet services
  • Mini-bar
  • Alcaholic & Non Alcoholic beverages
  • Spa treatments or any other activities
  • Transfers to and from the lodge
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid when booking 10 days or less prior to arrival
  • Only valid for SA Residents
  • Valid 1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018
BOOK NOW

South African Residents staying at the Zwahili Private Game Lodge can enjoy discounted rates when booking their stay 60 days or less prior to arrival.

Stay from R2,350.00 per person sharing per night in a Main Lodge room.

This is only valid to South African Residents only for 1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018.

Included in the rate:

  • Welcome drink & fruit platter on arrival
  • Late lunch
  • 2 Game drives daily
  • Table D'Hote dinner
  • Early morning tea / coffee
  • Full breakfast
  • Lion Conservation fee

Excluded from the rate:

  • Gratuities
  • Laundry & valet services
  • Mini-bar
  • Alcaholic & Non Alcoholic beverages
  • Spa treatments or any other activities
  • Transfers to and from the lodge
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability; block out dates may apply
  • Only valid when booking 60 days or less prior to arrival
  • Only valid for SA Residents
  • Valid 1 November 2017 - 31 October 2018
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2018-03-24

The scenery was magnificent, the food and the staff was just amazing... weekend was enjoyed and would definitely go back again and again.....

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2017-10-18

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2017-07-22

Stayed for one week....... Dreams come true food, location, service and staff....... Keep it up

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2017-07-12

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.821518

Longitude: 28.748427

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg and Pretoria to the Zwahili Private Game Lodge and Spa:

- Follow N1 North from Johannesburg / Pretoria towards Polokwane
- Take the left lane at the Kranskop toll gate, exit the freeway
- Turn right onto the R33 towards Marble Hall
- Travel for 27km turns left at the Zwahili directional board
- Travel for 2km turns right at the Zwahili directional board
- There is one diagonal crossing in the road, continue straight to Zwahilis main entrance gate, another 2km.
- Follow the Lodge directional boards; at the speed limit of 40km you will reach the lodge in approximately 15mins
- On confirmation of your reservation, you would have received an access code required for entrance at the main gate.

Gate opening time: 07h00 (subject to change)
Gate Closing time: 20h00 (subject to change).

Distances by road:

- Johannesburg 200km
- Pretoria 150km
- Polokwane 150km
- Sun City 260km
- Kruger National Park 525km.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

Memberships

  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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