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About Warthog Lodge

Welcome to Warthog Lodge, a stunning self-catering establishment nestled in the heart of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. As a Travel Agent, I can assure you that this lodge offers a unique and unforgettable experience that combines the comforts of modern living with the natural beauty of Africa. Picture yourself basking in the warm glow of the sunsets, surrounded by extraordinary wildlife, and enjoying campfires under the African sky. Pure bliss awaits you at Warthog Lodge, where every aspect is designed to celebrate Bushveld architecture and luxury. Step inside and be captivated by the

Safari: Guests can choose to hire the game viewing vehicle to do their own safari or they can book a game drive at the Mabalingwe reception.

Spa: Mabalingwe Nature Reserve has spa facilities in the Ingwe camp that can be booked.

Golf: Warthog Lodge is situated on the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. It is not far from Zebula and Elements Golf Course.

Family friendly: Warthog Lodge is the perfect place for families who want to break away to the bush. Because of wild animals roaming around freely, young children should be supervised.

Romantic: The sunsets at Warthog Lodge creates a romantic vibe.

Covid Safety Approved: Warthog Lodge is prepared according to FEDHASA guidelines. Our staff have been trained on COVID-preparedness, including PPE, hand hygiene, social distancing and wearing masks, and we clean Warthog Lodge with all mandatory disinfectants.

 Sleeps 8
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 25 reviews
 Minimum stay: 2 Days


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  • 5 night min stay (check-in between 04 Feb 2022 and 10 Jan 2025)

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Important Information


• A REFUNDABLE BREAKAGE DEPOSIT equal to one night's rental will also still be payable and does not form part of this quotation. This breakage deposit will be refunded within 5 working days after departure if no breakages or damages have been caused as a result of the tenant or his guests' behavior. THIS BREAKAGE DEPOSIT IS PAYABLE DIRECTLY TO THE OWNER AND DOES NOT FORM PART OF THE QUOTATION.
• The Departure Clean Fee of R500.00 forms part of the quotation. This is NOT a daily cleaning service. See ADDED EXTRAS for the price of the daily cleaning service.
• Please note that noise restrictions apply as you are in a nature reserve. Noise travels far in the open areas and guests are asked to keep all noise to a minimum at all times. Soft music for your own ears will only be allowed till 10 pm.
• Because unexpected events can impact your travel plans, we recommend that you protect your vacation investment by purchasing travel insurance.
• No matriculation parties.
• No bachelor parties.
• NO PETS are allowed under any circumstances.
• Smoking is only allowed in some of open-air areas.
• Parking for all guests is available on-site and is free of charge. No more than 3 cars.
• Free WIFI
• Free Netflix, ShowMax, DSTV, and DSTVNow.
• Swimming Pool.
• As the house is situated in a Nature Reserve with free-roaming wild animals, all persons using the house will have to sign an indemnity form which will be emailed upon receipt of the deposit. Children should be under adult supervision.
• Please note the lodge can comfortably sleep six adults and two children.
• Please note that baboons, monkeys, and various other animals roam freely. Keep all doors and windows securely closed and locked when out, not in sight, or when checking out. Failure to do so, resulting in the baboons, monkeys, or animals gaining access to the house will result in the loss of the whole breakage deposit as well as being charged for any other damage incurred by the baboons. monkeys or animals.
• A Camp/Travel Cot and bedding are available on request – Free of Charge.
• Load Shedding – Inverter-based power back-up for some essentials (water) during load shedding. Gas stove and gas geysers. Solar and emergency lighting.

• A daily cleaning service is available at R320.00 a day.
• Game Viewing Vehicle (manual transmission) is available for hire at R1000.00 per day. All fuel, flat tires, and call-outs will be for your own account. The driver of the vehicle must be a licensed driver over the age of 25. The vehicle cannot be taken off the reserve. The vehicle is not allowed on any of the 4x4 routes or difficult routes up the mountains.
• Braai wood is available @ R28.00 per bag.
• Firelighters @ R25.00 per pack.
• Late Check-Out (after 10 am and as late as 2 pm) – optional @ R650.00. (depending on availability)
• Early Check-In (from 10 am) – optional at R650.00. (depending on availability)

Guest Reviews

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graham preston
September 2022
Nothing nothing nothing nothing nothing
gideon thessner
December 2021
The most Amazing Place !Very well equiped with everything you can dream of.Clean spacious facilities with a view to die for.Lea, the owner is an absolute pleasure to deal with. She informed us about absolute everything so there were no issues or surprises.Will definately recommendWarthog Lodge and will definately go back there again.
johan van der westhuizen
October 2021
The stay is worth every cent and this the best equipped unit we have ever visited. The host is also making sure that everything is just perfect for her guests. We will visit again.
karin kaempffer
April 2021
Perfect luxury vacation venue! Stunning view and exceeded all expectations.
lerato lee
December 2019
Nothing 10 out of 10


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • 24H. Check In
  • Balcony
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Mini fridge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
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Warthog Lodge location

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Warthog Lodge is 27.7km from the centre of Bela Bela (Warmbaths) , the nearest airport 110.8km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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