The Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge
is one of the most popular attractions in Gauteng, only a 30 minute drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria.
In the tranquil African bushveld we offer an unique African ambience with the experience of mystical Africa. Zebra, Wildebeast, Impala, Blessbuck, Springbuck and our Giraffe family (with a baby) roam freely around the hotel grounds.
The attractive Hotel Complex and Conference Centre consist of thatched stone buildings that are surrounded by beautifully landscaped lawns. Enjoy free wi-fi throughout the complex and ample safe parking.
The Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge Restaurant is a picturesque venue for superb dining with large windows that overlook the swimming pool and Lake Heritage. Our Zebras use the swimming pool as their watering hole to the delight of the restaurant guests. Open Daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
For a good nights sleep enjoy the comfort in one of our two bed-roomed thatched bungalows; all with en-suite bathroom and a lovely balcony.
Enjoy a sundowner whilst watching Zebras and our family of Giraffes which roam around the hotel area. Spending a weekend is a perfect escape from tension and the concrete jungles of Johannesburg and Pretoria.
It takes only a 30 min. drive to capture the spirit of Africa. Accommodation at Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge:
We offer 50 thatched bungalows all with two bedrooms, en-suite bathroom, heater, verandah, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone, Satellite T.V., M- NET.
In the main building find a fully licensed restaurant as well as an unusual African –styled bar.
The pool area - visited by Zebra drinking water from the pool - is ideal for your afternoon tea or your sundowner.
Recreation facilities include outdoor swimming pool, table tennis, soccer table, badminton, volley ball, full size snooker table, chess table.
Safe parking - covered – uncovered.
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Babysitting Service
- Laundry Service
- Ironing Service
- Limited Room Service
- Special Meals on Request
- Conference facilities
- Wine Tasting
- Wedding facilities
- Team Building
- Bar on the Premises
- Cots available
- Curio Shop
- Internet Access
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Parking (off-street - covered)
- Games Room
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Swimming Pool
- Communal Satellite TV
Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge Activities:
Lake Heritage, which is contained by one of the largest hand build stone dams in South Africa, is a great place for bird watching, fishing, open water swimming and canoeing.
For bird lovers 176 species have been recorded.
We offer guided Game drives in open land-rovers. Bookings essential.
Every Sunday a traditional South African Barbecue lunch is served around the pool area.
Have a journey inward to the heart of Africa.
Day visitors are more than welcome.
Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge Map:
Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 6
reviews. - View all Guest Reviews
Cradle Moon Game Lodge really exceeded our expectations. The animals are a winner. The food was excellent. The place being close by saved us lots of money. Plus having to travel long distances over Easter. The boat trip was very enjoyable bringing us even closer to nature. The guide is very knowledgeable and pleasant. The experience really took us away from everyday's stress. The service was very friendly.
Rating: Reviewed by Zachie le Roux on 17 April 2017
May be you can just add a little fridge to the coffee station, everything was good though. The breakfast was excellent and so was the dinner. Your hospitality was also excellent, thanks for a enjoyable weekend!!
Rating: Reviewed by Hannelie Swanepoel over a year ago
The food was good & the animals were awesome to see.
Rating: Reviewed by adriano vaccarino over a year ago
We had a very great experience and the facilities were fantastic. The staff gave us a warm homely welcome to Heia Ranch. The rooms were clean, well furnished, space was very good in the rooms and best part is that we were staying with Giraffe's, Springbok and other game roaming around us! The best part is that we walked with our kids amongst the game and did not feel unsafe, loved it. Sitting on the porch having sundowners, watching the sunset and reflecting after a day of fun with the kids in the bush and splash in the pool, before the Zebra's came to visit the pool area, we were looking forward to the following day of adventure ahead of us. A true outdoor Game experience for our Family. Having toddlers below the age of 4 who woke up at 6am to go and see the Game sleeping outside our chalet, the calm view of Lake Heritage and our strolls along the lake made our stay even better. And all in the backyard of Muldersdrift. The service in the restaurant and the vibe at dinner and breakfast is well worth the experiece. The buffett had everything to offer with a well thought out menu giving a Lekker Taste of Africa :-)The restaurant host and our waitress made sure we were looked after well. Heia Safari Ranch is on my list of favourite places to visit again.
Rating: Reviewed by Vimal Mammen over a year ago
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