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About Makgabeng Farm Lodge

Overlooking the magnificent and ancient Makgabeng Plateau, you'll find Makgabeng Farm Lodge - a tranquil and lovely place to stay and explore this beautiful area of the Limpopo savannah bushveld.

The lodge comprises about 10 chalets, each fully furnished for a comfortable stay. The chalets comprise either double or twin beds, each fitted with crisp linen and en-suite bath or shower bathrooms. Amenities include tea and coffee-making facilities and TVs with limited DStv access. An outdoor swimming pool and braai facilities are provided for guest's use.

With a variety of traditional cuisine, the on-site restaurant will ensure guests enjoy a unique and unforgettable African dining experience. The lodge offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, which can be enjoyed inside the restaurant or on the outside patio.

Positioned near the borders of Mapungubwe National Park, a World Heritage Site, and South Africa’s newest Biosphere Reserve, Vhembe, guests won't be short on nearby attractions. Other activities include visiting the Makgabeng rock art site, the Wonderkop Nature Reserve and game drives.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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  • Cottages Cottages Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 8 Comfortable thatched cottage with a choice of twin beds (or combined for king sized bed), with an en-suite shower and/or... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Garden views, Satellite TV see more Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Garden views, Satellite TV, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi
    • Rooms Adults
      • Farmhouse suites Farmhouse suites Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 4 Comfortable rooms attached to the farmhouse with double sized beds with a choice of a shower or bath. All air-conditione... see more
        • Rooms Adults
          • Family units Sleeps 4 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 2 4 sleeper with interleading doors to kitchen/living areas and bedrooms.
            • Rooms Adults

              Reviews for Makgabeng Farm Lodge

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              Kerryn Dixon
              22 June 2018

              It was an absolute pleasure staying at Makgabeng. We enjoyed the peace and stillness of the bush, experienced incredible sunsets, and nothing was too much trouble for Fortune and his team. Thank you for making us feel so comfortable and welcome.

              Mary Nche
              25 September 2017

              Everything is perfect. Staff so friendly especially the tall guy with dreadlocks he is so welcoming n such a darling

              Charmaine Davids, South Africa
              17 December 2013

              The staff were excellent.I would recommend that the kitchen be replaced or revamped. We visit quite a few lodges and game farms and must say that the standards of the chalet we stayed in were not quite what we are used to. Also, the details of the directions should be revised on the website. We appreciate compliment made to our staff. The room that Ms Charmaine was booked into was a self-catering unit. However Ms Charmaine remarks relates to standards of chalet for which she was not booked into nor accessed at the time of her visit. It is also unclear as to whether Ms Charmaine refers to the...
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              Malefu Sibanyoni, South Africa
              12 August 2013

              This is just to indicate to you that the family ended up not utilizing your accommodation initially it was said the distance between Mpakane and the lodge was 19 Km's only to discover that the distance was 70kms. We ended up not utilizing the accommodation with the deposit of R1900-00 that has been paid.It is possible that there could have been a breakdown in communication between the guest and our front desk and we apologise for this. This too seems to have relation to a problem we had with directions which is now corrected. The Lodge has resolved to refund Ms Malefu her deposit and she is...
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              Makgabeng Farm Lodge is 2.2km from the centre of Bochum , the nearest airport 73.9km (Polokwane Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling