Set against a backdrop of lush green mountainous vegetation, Mabula Game Lodge is set in one of South Africa’s finest private game reserves. Only two hours North of Johannesburg, this 12000 hectare reserve is home to an abundance of animal and bird life, including the ‘Big-5’. Exclusive accommodation is provided in our 47 rooms including 3 suites that offer guests every comfort in a scenic natural setting.


Forty-seven bedrooms boast a look that is clean, simple, elegant and follows an African flavour. Natural, bold colours stand confident and proud, enhancing an ethnic feel throughout the lodge. Furnishings and mirrors are a deep Imbuia wood, complemented by rich textures in the fabrics and blinds, whilst ethnic art dramatically showcases the walls of the bedroom.

• 47 rooms, sleeps 120 people
• 02 Family Rooms
• 02 Double Rooms
• 03 Suites


• No TV
• Telephones
• Each Chalet is Air-conditioned
• All Chalets and Tents have en-suite bathrooms.


• Most rooms have a view of the bush


Renowned for its world-class cuisine and variety of unusual dining venues, guests have the choice of dining in the Lodge Restaurant, or for the romantic at heart, a candle-lit boma dinner under an African sky accompanied by the rhythmic beat of traditional African dancers.  For special occasions, bush dinners are the ‘order of the day’, combining the enjoyment of superb food with the tranquillity of the bushveld. Attention to detail and creative flair is part and parcel of Mabula Game Lodge’s menu, adding richness and value to tantalise and accommodate all tastes.


The Waterberg mountain range snugly cradles the renowned Mabula Private Game Reserve, which is home to a mosiac of exceptional scenic landscapes as well as an abundance of wildlife species. Game viewing is at its best against a backdrop of rivers, streams and streches of open vistas. Mammal species include big game such as elephant, lion, white and black rhino, hippo, leopard and buffalo. African python and the Nile crocodile are also resident in the reserve which is a birdwatchers’ paradise as well.


On-site activities include the following and it is recommended to pre-booked to avoid disappointment due to popularity with lodge guests.

  • Unique Horse Trails
  • M.E.A.T – Mabula Eco Adventure Trails (Quad Bike Safaris) 
  • Day and night 4 x 4 Safaris 
  • Guided bush walks 
  • Stargazing 
  • Archery 
  • Health & Beauty Centre
  • Tennis courts 
  • Volleyball courts