Mavela Game Lodge is nestled in the heart of the magnificent Big 5 Manyoni Private Game Reserve, near Mkuze, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A unique all-inclusive luxury, safari-style tented bush lodge that affords both local and international travellers intimate encounters with the African bush. Committed to conservation and preserving wildlife for future generations, the owners the Stevens family recognise this region as a prime birding spot with exceptional game viewing opportunities. Mavela has become a wonderful destination for guests seeking an authentic wildlife and Big 5 experience (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino).
The primary focus of Mavela Game Lodge is to allow guests to experience the diverse beauty of the African bush. Game drives in open land cruisers are twice daily in search of personal encounters with a range of abundant bird and wildlife.
Accommodation is in five luxury, safari-style tents with en suite shower facilities, a private deck with beautiful views over the surrounding bushveld. With comfortable deck chairs and a birdbath in front of each tent, birding enthusiasts can enjoy the bird life with ease from their rooms. Crisp white linen is used on either king or single beds, the tents have been tastefully decorated complete with ceiling fans and luxurious Charlotte Rhys amenities. The camp is unfenced and guests are escorted back to their rooms after dinner. Mavela Game Lodge offers an intimate safari lodge experience in a unique part of the African bush.