is conveniently situated within an hours drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria.
The game farm comprises 260 hectares of unspoilt bushveld boasting a variety of antelope species, giraffe and zebra.
Ukutula Lodge is also home to more than 130 different bird species. Known as the “place of quiet” the lodge is nestled in lush bushveld where the roar of the lion can be heard for miles around.
Ukutula hosts a unique volunteer program that allows participants to work in close contact with the lions. These volunteers get to care for the baby lions, bottle feeding them and seeing to their every need. They also get the opportunity to assist our trained staff in the care of the older lions. Cleaning and maintaining the enclosures as well as helping with the feeding program.
Facilities at Ukutula Lodge:
Conference facilities includes the use of our data projector, screen and white board, air conditioned area can fit maximum 120 people for half day or full day conferences.
Watch this space for news on the opening of our new restaurant.
The use of our swimming pools are for all to enjoy. Please, bring our own swimming towels.
Braai / Boma
Enjoy a camp fire dinner in our bushveld styled boma, were you can see the stars in the night sky and hear the lion roar.
Quench your thirst at our fully licensed cash bar. Ask our local barman to whip up his speciality.
DAY VISITORS ENJOY THE UNIQUE EXPERIENCE OF OBSERVING AND PHOTOGRAPHING THE LIONS IN THEIR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT.
Our trained guides will assist young and old to experience the joy of holding a lion cub.
GUIDED BUSH WALK WITH LIONS
Monday – Sunday at 08:00 or 16:00
(No children under 12 years allowed – minimum height 1.5 metres)
Includes: Tea, coffee & light refreshments and an hour walk into the bushveld to observe our young lions in their natural environment. Fantastic photographic opportunities.
(Program is 1 hour).
LION INTERACTION PROGRAMME
Monday – Sunday at 10:00 or 14:00
(Children under 10 are half price & children under 5 are free of charge)
Includes: Tea, coffee & light refreshments, interaction with young lions and a guided tour to the lion, cheetahs, tigers, caracals and hyenas enclosures.
(Program is approx. 2 hours).
Monday – Sunday at 08:00 or 14:00
Includes: Tea, coffee & light refreshments, interaction with young lions, a guided tour to the lion, cheetahs, tigers, caracals and hyenas enclosures and a guided bush walk with lions.
(Program is approx. 3 hours).
Accommodation at Ukutula Lodge:
Primo Chalet (sleeps 3): One bedroom with 1 queen-size and 1 single bed, a kitchenette equipped with a microwave and fridge, and a private bathroom with a shower.
Family Unit (4 Bed chalet): Private kitchen, lounge with TV, bedroom with a queen-size bed as well as 2 single beds in the loft, one bathroom with a shower and a private braai area.
Family Unit (6 Bed chalet): Private kitchen, lounge with TV, 1st bedroom with a queen size bed and a single bed, 2nd bedroom with 3 single beds, one bathroom with a shower and a private braai area.
Cornwallis - Leadwood Lodge: Situated about 15 minutes from Ukutula, relax in a 4 star self-catering lodge which accommodates a maximum of 10 people comfortably. Leadwood Lodge is let exclusively on a one party per night basis with a fixed rate. The 3 main bedrooms are fitted with king-size beds, ceiling fans. The 4th bedroom has 2 double size beds with a bar fridge. The main living area is a spacious open plan design with a bar, snooker table, DSTV and separate scullery. The main area leads out onto a large covered patio with a built in braai and the kiddie`s swimming pool is set back under the trees.
Included in the rates for our accommodation is our lion interaction program: Interaction with young lions and a guided tour to the lion, cheetahs, tigers, caracals and hyenas enclosures