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  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering, Bed and Breakfast and Game Lodge
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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.

Kololo is a popular Limpopo game reserve and is conveniently situated only 3 hours from Johannesburg International Airport.

Accommodation at Kololo Game Reserve
Accommodation features upmarket villas (indoor kitchen and living room) and chalets (outdoor kitchen and veranda), positioned in the pristine bushveld so privacy and relaxation is 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 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.

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
- Swimming

Activities in the Area
- Welgevonden Game Reserve
- Big 5 Game Drive Welgevonden (3 hours)
- Welgevonden Full-Day Game Drive (6 hours)
- Big 5 Walking Safari in Marakele National Park
- Horseback Safari
- Visit to the Cheetah & Wildlife Ranch (FeraCare)
- Visit to Marakele National Park
- Visiting Vaalwater Cultural & Township

Special Programs
- Family and kids programs

Cancellation Policy:
Deposit Policy
To confirm your booking a 50% deposit is required (within 7 days after the booking is made).
30 days before your arrival your accommodation has to be settled in full.
A failure to timeously settle your accommodation in full will result in a cancellation of your reservation.

Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be given on any deposit or settlement. Re-scheduling of your booking can be arranged within 6 months of your original check-in date, in agreement with Kololo management. Additional fees due to seasonal rates might apply.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Conference facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool

Kololo Game Reserve is a Self-Catering, Bed and Breakfast and Game Lodge in Vaalwater Limpopo South Africa

Take the R21 north to Pretoria(Tswane). Closer to Pretoria turn off from the R21 onto the N1 and continue north past Pretoria direction Pietersburg(Polokwane).
Turn left on the R33 to Nylstroom (Modimolle) at the Kranskop toll gate. Go through Nylstroom and through Vaalwater(Mabatlane) (Do not turn right on R33 to Ellisras in Vaalwater - continue straight to Bulgeriver/Thabazimbi) and 8km after Vaalwater turn left on the Bakkerspas road (there is a sign to Kololo).
Drive 29 km on a dirt road and find Kololo's gate on your right. Total distance from Airport to Kololo about 280km.

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Rooms and Units Available at Kololo Game Reserve

2 sleeper
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
min 2 pers.

These chalets are all in close proximity of the restaurant and pool. Some are hidden in the lush African bush, others are situated on beautiful lawns, surrounded by age old Syringa trees. All chalets have a veranda or terrace for those who want to experience the true African outdoors.

4 sleeper
4 persons
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
min 3 pers.

These 2 bedroomed villas are ideally suitable for a family with 2 kids or 4 adults. From the veranda/terrace you have a beautiful view over Kololo and Welgevonden.

6 sleeper
6 persons
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
min 5 pers.

These villas are beautifully situated on the outskirts of Kololo. The verandas offer a beautiful view over the mountains of Grootfontein and Welgevonden and the plains of Kololo where you can see an abundance of wildlife.

Deluxe Villa Kings
6 persons
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
min 5 pers.

This is a spacious villa, with a separate dining and living room. The kitchen is fully equipped with all electrical appliances. The villa has its own swimming pool and a boma (outdoor barbeque). The terraces have a thatched roof and offer a magnificent view of Kololo and Welgevonden Game Reserve.
Latest Reviews
Lovely accommodation, game and landscape only reasonable.
Jonathan Berman Jul 2010
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. They treated us very well and spoilt us rotten.
Jeanne de Villiers Oct 2009