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About Warthog Lodge

If your heart yearns for endless vistas and the sunsets of Africa, the extraordinary wildlife and campfires under the African sky, then Warthog Lodge (with heated pool) will not disappoint. The Lodge is a celebration of Bushveld architecture, hospitality and luxury. You will feel it as you walk through the door and enter the living area that opens onto a spacious deck with expansive views and panoramas of unspoilt Bushveld. The perfect spot for relaxation, celebration, family and fun.Included:• Netflix, Showmax, DSTV Premium and DSTVNow• Solar back-up power during

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: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Reviews: 21 reviews
 Minimum stay: 2 Days


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Stay between 31 Oct 2018 and 31 Dec 2021 and get 15% off.

  • 5 night min stay (check-in between 31 Oct 2018 and 31 Dec 2021)

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  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 31 Jul 2020 and 03 Dec 2020)

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• A REFUNDABLE BREAKAGE DEPOSIT equal to one nights' 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 R450.00 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. Music will only be allowed till 9 pm.
• No stag or hen groups.
• No matriculation parties.
• No bachelor parties.
• NO PETS are allowed under any circumstances.
• Smoking is only allowed in some of the 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.
• Free heated pool.
• As the house is situated in a Nature Reserve, all persons using the house will have to sign an indemnity form which will be emailed on receipt of deposit.
• 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 is available on request.
• 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 R300.00 a day.
• A newly converted 11 seater game drive vehicle, (purchased April 2018) (manual transmission) is available for hire at R750.00 per day. All fuel, flat tyres and call-outs will be for your own account. Driver of the vehicle must be a licensed driver and 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 @ R20.00 per pack.
• Late Check-Out (after 10 am and as late as 2 pm) – optional @ R600.00. (depending on availability)

Guest Reviews

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21 reviews
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lerato lee
December 2019
Nothing 10 out of 10
candyce loubser
October 2019
Everything is very well thought out making it a very comfortable and enjoyable stay. The view is spectacular as well! Lea is such a wonderful host and gave us very useful information to make our stay even better. Thank you Lea! We will definitely be back
johannes hendrikz
October 2019
So much consideration went into making the place comfortable and the whole experience was absolutely lovely. The house is completely kitted out and the service from lea on another level...highly recommended!
maryna cronje
September 2019
We really enjoyed our stay, the house is beautiful as well as the view over the farm.
lani short
June 2019
Loved everything


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • 220 Volt
  • 24H. Check In
  • Balcony
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Mini fridge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Year of construction after 2000
  • Covid Safety Approved

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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