Situated on a private game farm, just 290 km north of OR Tambo International airport, outside of Vaalwater in the Waterberg, Izintaba Private Game Reserve offers self catering and catered accommodation in 6 luxury, fully equipped self-catering cottages.
Sleeping between 4 and 12 people Izintaba Private Game Reserve are perfect for friend or family get togethers and reunions, birthday parties, small conferences, intimate weddings or romantic bush getaways. Guests can choose to either cater for themselves or select a dinner, bed and breakfast option, enjoying meals in our dining room.
Izintaba Private Game Reserve is the perfect family holiday destination, welcoming children of all ages and offering guests the freedom to enjoy the bush at their own pace either walking, mountain biking, fishing, birding or doing a game drive on our 1200 ha game reserve. Leave the city stress behind you and come and enjoy true peace and tranquility in the Malaria free Waterberg bush.
Accommodation at Izintaba Private Game Reserve:
At Izintaba we believe that a stay in the bush can be enjoyed in style and comfort. The thatched lodges are luxuriously furnished, very comfortable and overlook typical Waterberg bushveld.
At the end of the day guests can relax on their patio and anticipate the magnificent sunset, make a wood fire in their private lapa, watch the incredible night sky and savour the heady scents and wild night sounds of the bushveld.
The kitchens in all the cottages are fully equipped for self-catering and include all crockery, utensils, a 4-plate electric or gas stove with oven, a 2-plate gas cooker, microwave, kettle and fridge/ freezer.
Dish washing liquid and dishcloths are provided. All bed linen, bath towels and soaps are provided in all cottages. Please bring your own swimming towels. All the cottages have fireplaces in the lounge, except Izintaba Lodge where gas heaters are provided.
Bushbuck and zebra cottage (4 to 6 sleeper)
Bushbuck and Zebra Cottage are two thatched rondavels, which are luxuriously furnished, very comfortable and overlook typical Waterberg bushveld. Wildebeest and Impala can often be found grazing on the lawns in front of these cottages in the early mornings and evenings.
Kudu cottage (8 Sleeper)
Secluded on its own overlooking a rocky ridge, Kudu Cottage is a larger double story thatched cottage ideally suited for families and friends who want to enjoy the bush in privacy.
Giraffe cottage (10 Sleeper)
Originally built as a home, Giraffe cottage has been converted into a spacious lodge with an open plan dining room, lounge and large kitchen that makes big family or friend get togethers comfortable and hassle free.
Duiker cottage (4 Sleeper)
Duiker Cottage will appeal to those guests who really want to experience the peace and tranquility of being alone in the bush. Situated on a small rocky ridge, Duiker Cottage offers spectacular views of the surrounding bush and mountains from both the covered stoep and the open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room.
Izintaba Lodge (10 to 12 sleeper)
This exceptional bush home offers guests all the luxuries and comforts of a traditional bush lodge, with the flexibility to enjoy your holiday at your own pace. Perfectly suited for large groups, friends or family, this lodge offers a catering sized kitchen, a private swimming pool, a bar with pool table and dartboard and plenty of space in both the bedrooms and living areas.
Sleeps 4 in 2 en-suite bedrooms, one with a king sized bed and one room with two single beds. Mosquito nets and white linen. Ceiling fans, Open-plan kitchen and lounge with fireplace. Sheltered braai area. Thatched lapa, car port for 2 cars.
Two bedrooms, one king and one twin. One full bathroom with a bath and a shower. Open-plan lounge with fireplace, dining room and kitchen. Covered stoep with built in braai. Outside ‘kykvuur’ and mini boma. Shaded car port for 2 cars. NB Solar powered.
Three bedrooms, one king, one double and one twin, with four single beds in a spacious loft room, ideally suited for children. Two full bathrooms, both with a shower and a bath. Fireplace, Large kitchen, covered stoep, Private braai area.
Three luxury en-suite bedrooms downstairs with king sized beds. Two bedrooms upstairs that share an inter-leading bathroom with a shower. A ‘loft’ room with 3 single beds. Large fully equipped kitchen. Bar with pool table. Private pool. Private braai.
Four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, both with a shower and a bath. Two double rooms with king sized beds and two twin rooms. Ceiling fans, open-plan kitchen, lounge with a fireplace, stoep and thatched lapa, splash pool, car port and private braai area.
Sleeps 4 in 2 en-suite bedrooms, one double room with a king sized bed and a twin room. Zebra Cottage has a loft for 2 extra kids. Ceiling fans, Open-plan with fireplace. Shaded stoep. Sheltered braai area. Thatched lapa, car port for 2 cars.
1. Take the N1 North from Johannesburg, turn left towards Nylstroom/ Modimolle at the Kranskop tollgate. Travel through Modimolle towards Vaalwater (60km).
2. Turn right at the stop street towards Melkrivier and travel 35km. At the Dorset sign turn left on the dirt road. At the fork carry on straight towards Werkendam ( 20km), do not turn left again. Izintaba is on the right hand side just past the dam. Follow the signs to reception.