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About Balerno Bush Lodge

Balerno Bush Lodge is an affordable full board(breakfast/dinner/lunch pack) OR self-catering destination ideal for small groups and families. This rustic venue is nestled between sandstone hills in the mopane bushveld, north of the Soutpansberg and situated next to the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site. Balerno Bush Lodge is just 120 minutes by tarred road from Polokwane, 50 km from Alldays, and 10 km from the Limpopo River and Pondtdrif boarder post.

The lodge offers thatched-roof accommodation for up to 14 people, or 16 if required. The lodge comprises 7 luxury bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a large, comfortable open-plan lounge, communal farmhouse kitchen, and a thatched-roof lapa. The kitchen is fully equipped with all eating and cooking utensils, including fridges and freezers, a wood stove, a gas stove, and a huge wooden table with a working area. DStv is also provided. The lapa includes a huge wooden 12-seater table, a leadwood bar counter with bar stools, an undercover and outside braai, a fireplace inside the boma, and a splash pool in the rocks.
Wi-Fi available

Other attractions at Balerno Bush Lodge include bush walks in the unique sandstone hills, bird-watching, brilliant photographic opportunities, archaeological sites, and San bushmen rock art sites. Attractions in the vicinity include visits to Mapumgubwe National Park, visits to the Crocodile Farm, and views of the Shashe and Limpopo River Confluence.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 21
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • Luxury Chalet Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 7 The Luxury Chalets each contain a queen-size bed or a double bed and an en-suite bathroom. Bedding is provided and the... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, En-suite, Self-catering, Single beds, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R760 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults

      Reviews for Balerno Bush Lodge

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      Mokoena Eckson
      30 August 2017

      hotel design pattern is relaxing

      Cornelis de Moei, South Africa
      25 August 2014

      We stayed at Balerno Bush for 2 nights. We felt very much at home. Ansie is a perfect hostess and we enjoyed a tasty breakfast and dinner. We certainly would like to visit Balerno Bush again.

      Reinette De Swardt, South Africa
      15 July 2013

      What a pleasant stay! It is a piece of heaven on earth, where you do nothing else than relax. The set up and interiors are unique to a bush lodge. Are definitely recommended.

      Andries Barnard, South Africa
      12 May 2013

      Wat 'n juweel is hierdie plek nie! Ingerig vir 'n uiters genotvolle verblyf en met smaak afgerond! Alles wat mens weg van die stad soek is hier en tog ontbreek geen geriewe. Anita, van die groep beplan alreeds hulle volgende besoek!

      Christa Scholtz, South Africa
      25 March 2013

      Presies waarvoor ons gehoop het - Eie aan die omgewing : Absolute rustigheid, pragtige natuurlike plante en bome, uiters netjies en gerieflike verblyfgeriewe. Bestuur and personeel doen deurgaans baie moeite om alles so gerieflik moontlik te maak. Baie goed geleë om beide oostelike en westelike dele van Mapungubwe daagliks te besoek. Heerlike kuier - beveel sterk aan.

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      Balerno Bush Lodge is 44.4km from the centre of Alldays , the nearest airport 175.6km (Polokwane Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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