About Makweti Safari Lodge
Award winning Makweti Safari Lodge finds it home in the malaria free Welgevonden Game Reserve in the heart of the Waterberg wilderness. Straddling an area of some 15000 square kilometres, in the Limpopo Province. The Waterberg is unmatched in its beauty from soaring craggy mountain heights on the southern escarpment, to the Seven Sisters guarding the northern grasslands, and the spectacular rock buttresses to the east Makweti Safari Lodge finds its home in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the heart of if this wilderness.
Makweti Safari Lodge is an exclusive getaway for those who value privacy, personalized service and the game viewing of an enviable diversity, combined with some of the most beautiful landscapes Africa has to offer. Privately owned and operated, recently inducted into the prestigious Chaine de Rotisseurs and members of Great Hotels of the World internationally acclaimed, Makweti is a prime malaria free destination for the safari connoisseur.
The main lodge is built from natural rock with teak decks overhanging the dramatic Makweti Gorge. Rare African art, stylish furnishings, rich woods, leather and woven textures create a rich elegance. Secluded suites, individually decorated with antique treasures and plush furnishings for the discerning. Amenities include indoor and outdoor showers; Victorian bathtubs, log fires and private decks with sweeping views of the bushveld make this a popular honeymoon destination.
Safari: Delightful safari experiences at Makweti are assured by an astounding diversity of wild species, including the “Big Five”; by natural densities of wildlife; and by superbly qualified guides.
Spa: The joys of a spa are not only for city slickers; inward relaxation is essential to a good safari. Africa’s wild giants do not move at our frenetic pace, so we hardly need add that we offer our guests a most soothing massage.
Conservation levy charged per bed night @ R85.00 (subject to change) - collected on departure from all guests. Gratuities are not included in the rates.
Makweti Safari Lodge Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Things to do in and around Welgevonden Game Reserve
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