Makhado (Louis Trichardt)
About Nyala Lodge
Against the majestic backdrop of the picturesque Soutpansberg Mountains lies Nyala Game Lodge.
Our lodge offers six twin rooms and three family rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Rooms are cool, comfortable and stylishly decorated in true African style with splendid views. Our guests can enjoy a swim or relax at the poolside soaking up the African sun while our staff caters to your every need. We have a beautiful open lapa and seating area and guests can also choose to have their dinner in the open-air boma.
We offer full catering in the form of breakfast, lunch and dinner, allowing guests to sample the delights of true South African hospitality and cuisine. You can also choose to self cater. We offer the use of the entire camp for families or small groups with total exclusivity if booked in advance. The camp can accommodate a maximum of 22 people.
Bird lovers can wake up in the morning to the chorus of hundreds of different bird species. Birdwatching here and around the waterhole is very popular and other activities include game walks, game drives, fishing and mountain climbing; game viewing includes a wide variety of animals like buffalo, giraffe, kudu, impala, nyala, zebra, and many more.
Nyala Lodge is less than five hours' drive from Johannesburg International Airport, making this bushveld paradise readily accessible to both local and international guests.
Spa: A beautician is located on the premises and guests can enjoy a relaxing massage in the bush.
Wedding Venues: Our function hall can accommodate up to 130 guests and is ideal for beautiful bush weddings.
Conference Venues: The conference venue can accommodate and cater for up to 130 people.
Romantic: Guests can make use of Estelle Kemp, the wedding planner and the church and hall can accommodate up to 130 people.
Nyala Lodge Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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