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About Mamagalie Mountain Lodge

In the heart of the magnificent Magaliesberg mountain range lies Mamagalie Mountain Lodge. Head northwest from Johannesburg and after a one and a half hour's journey our warm welcome awaits you.
On arrival, relax and unwind with a refreshing drink, then take time to enjoy the majestic views over the Buffelspoort Valley and dam while you cool off in the swimming pool. Spend the evenings in peaceful elegance, cuddled up to a cozy log fire, or sit around the fire pit and after cooking your meal, enjoy the star studded skies and listen to the nocturnal inhabitants commence their vigil. Welcome the new day with a stroll through the secluded kloof, and listen to the exquisite sounds of the wakening bush.

We have 1000 acres of private and pristine bush and mountain veld for you to explore at your leisure. An energetic walk to the top of the mountain will give you views you only dream of, and if it is warm enough, take a dip in the pure, sparkling rock pools. The bush is a nature lover's paradise, with numerous species of flora and fauna. Bird lovers are normally assured of sightings of the Black (Vereaux's) Eagle and Cape Vulture, as well as an abundance of the smaller species.You are certain to enjoy absolute privacy as the lodge is only let to one party at a time. Sleeping from two to twelve people in stylish luxury, our accommodation has been described as 'world class'.

We allow our guests to take time away from the daily grind, as our friendly staff services the lodge.This self-catering luxury unit has a fully equipped kitchen, furnished to the highest standards with a large stove, fridge/freezer, and convection microwave. The only things you will need during your stay are food and beverage. We believe our four star grading is well deserved, but don't let us try and convince you, come and visit us and find out for yourself. Our newly opened Bush Lodge provides the ultimate in privacy , this 4 star unit has a private plunge pool and braai area and is built over three levels into the tree canopy. Sleeping from 2-4 people it has a luxurious bathroom with bath and shower, separate toilet. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove and oven and a large fridge/freezer. There is no microwave or T.V. We believe this unit offers the most affordable 4 star accommodation in the country.

We regret we only accept two-night stays over weekends.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Includes: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 123 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

No one night stays. Check in after 8.00pm in the evening is not possible without prior arrangement. A late check in fee will apply to any check ins not completed before 20h00. Standard check in time from 15h00-20h00, check out before 10h00.
Guests are required to pay a R200 CASH deposit on arrival, this will be refunded via EFT after...
No one night stays. Check in after 8.00pm in the evening is not possible without prior arrangement. A late check in fee will apply to any check ins not completed before 20h00. Standard check in time from 15h00-20h00, check out before 10h00.
Guests are required to pay a R200 CASH deposit on arrival, this will be refunded via EFT after departure if there are no breakages.
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                      Reviews for Mamagalie Mountain Lodge

                      123 guest reviews Reviews of

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                      Roland Johannes, South Africa
                      23 March 2015

                      This is definitely the best chilled weekend out of the city I had in a while. It was worth it. So private, so secure absolutely fantastic.

                      Jo Wessels, South Africa
                      11 February 2015

                      Perfect Place to recharge the "batteries" in a beautiful setting. Highly Recommended.

                      Teresa du Plooy, South Africa
                      22 December 2014

                      We spent our sixth anniversary at the Lodge. We had a fantastic time with all the privacy you could wish for. We loved every minute of it and we are blessed with new memories to treasure for a lifetime. Thank you so very much!

                      Tasj van Dyk, South Africa
                      04 December 2014

                      If it is a secluded break you are after, Mamagalie is where you need to be. Stunning Lodges, breath-taking scenery and raw bush that is so well preserved with minimal human fingerprints. Giles is an amazing host that truly does go the extra mile for his guest but above that he has a vast knowledge and visible passion for taking care of both animals and their natural habitat. Thank you so much Giles, we had an awesome time and will definitely be back, just longer this time. PS: They sell jam at the office, I have actually considered driving back all the way from Kempton Park to buy some more.

                      Lindsay Grant, South Africa
                      10 November 2014

                      Just to let you know , we have just returned from our weekend at Mamagalie Lodge.For a relaxing do nothing break, it was great.The walk to the rock pools takes about an hour plus, but most enjoyable. We will definitely go back again.

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                      Mamagalie Mountain Lodge Map

                      Mamagalie Mountain Lodge is 19.6km from the centre of Magaliesburg , the nearest airport 46.7km (Lanseria International Airport).
                      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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