Kololo Game Reserve
is situated in the beautiful province of Limpopo, South Africa, in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere. Kololo borders to the Big 5 Welgevonden Game Reserve (located approximately 200 m from the reception and restaurant). Vast, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this is a fascinating destination with a rich cultural legacy and a natural splendour.
A malaria-free area and home to a large variety of game, Kololo is a perfect safari destination. Visit neighbouring reserves and view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, or enjoy a sneak preview over the fence, from the comfort of your chalet at Kololo. Visit neighbouring reserve Welgevonden Game Reserve (of which Kololo is also part) and view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo - or enjoy a sneak preview over the fence, from the comfort of your chalet at Kololo.
Accommodation features upmarket villas and chalets, positioned in the pristine bushveld so privacy and relaxation is guaranteed. Kololo is a popular Limpopo game reserve and is conveniently situated only 3 hours from Johannesburg International Airport.
Accommodation at Kololo Game Reserve:
With 14 upmarket chalets and villas, privacy and relaxation are guaranteed. The restaurant and bar has two lookout decks providing unparalleled views of the bush. Mouth-watering dishes are served by the resident gourmet chef. In addition, there is a large heated swimming pool, a resident game ranger offering guests both game drives and walks, babysitting services, ADSL/Internet access, air charter flights, airport transfers. Mobile phone access is available around the reception area. Kololo welcomes people with impaired mobility: chalet Kudu is completely wheelchair friendly
These chalets are situated on beautiful lawns, hidden in the lush African bush or overlooking the Kololo river and mountains. The chalets have an open-plan sleeping/living area with an en-suite bathroom. A fully equipped, open-plan kitchen on the veranda. The spacious veranda is ideal for those who really want to experience the African outdoors.
Number of Chalets: 5
Sleeps: 2 persons
Chalet Oom Piet
Chalet Oom Piet is the original restored farm house, built in 1916. Sleeping 4, it has 2 spacious bedrooms, comprising of 1 double and 1 twin room with private bathrooms and separate toilets. Relax with a book or spot game from the large veranda, overlooking rolling green lawns, which lead down to the river and swimming pool. Resident antelope can be found peacefully grazing in front of the veranda, seemingly oblivious to guests seated there. Tastefully decorated, Chalet Oom Piet has its own fully equipped kitchen and living room.
Number of Chalets: 1
Sleeps: 4 persons
Overlooking the rolling green lawns and Welgevonden, is Lions Den. Lion has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, spacious living room and private terrace. The terrace overlooks Kololo and Welgevonden Game Reserve.
Number of Chalets: 1
Sleeps: 5 persons
The Bush Villas have 3 bedrooms, one of which is located on the first floor with a balcony. All rooms have their own bathroom and a separate toilet. Two bedrooms have an outside shower. The kitchen is fully equipped, the living room has an open fire place and on the spacious outside terrace there is a barbecue built into the chimney. These Villas were built in 2009 and beautifully located on the outskirts of Kololo with a magnificent view over the mountains of Kololo and Welgevonden amidst abundant wildlife.
Number of Chalets: 3
Sleeps: 6 persons
Set against the Kololo mountains, these are the most luxurious of our villas. Enjoy splendid, uninterrupted views over the African plains of Welgevonden Game Reserve and spot roaming elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and other wildlife. Beautifully furnished, both villas have large living areas with television, open plan fully equipped kitchens, terraces and barbeque facilities. Villa Kings has a private swimming pool and boma and has 3 double en-suite bedrooms. Smaller in size, Queens Villa has 2 double en-suite bedrooms, a walk around terrace and an open kitchen.
Villa Kings sleeps: 6 persons
Villa Queens sleeps: 4 persons
Meals are enjoyed under the stars, in an African style boma around the camp fire, or at the thatched roof kitchen at the camp.
Kololo Game Reserve Activities:
Kololo is fairly centrally placed in the Waterberg area, allowing visitors to explore a wide range of attractions on either day trips or short excursions. These include many options for Big 5 game viewing, horseback safari's and hiking and biking. Below an overview of the activities on Kololo and in the Area.
- Game drive on Kololo
- Hiking & cycling on Kololo
- Bush braai & bush breakfast
- Bird watching
- Various activities for groups with special interests
Activities in the Area
- Welgevonden Game Reserve
- Big 5 Game Drive Welgevonden (3 hours)
- Welgevonden Full-Day Game Drive (6 hours)
- Full-Day visit to Bushpig Lapa Welgevonden Game Reserve
- Big 5 Walking Safari in Marakele National Park
- Horseback Safari
- Visit to the Cheetah & Wildlife Ranch
- Visit to Marakele National Park
- Hiking on Rhenosterpoort Hiking Trail
- Visiting Vaalwater Cultural & Township
- Ranger Experience
- Family and kids programs
Kololo Game Reserve Map:
Kololo Game Reserve Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 2
Lovely accommodation, game and landscape only reasonable.
Rating: Reviewed by Jonathan Berman over a year ago
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. They treated us very well and spoilt us rotten.
Rating: Reviewed by Jeanne de Villiers over a year ago