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Experience nature at it`s purest. Picture unspoilt terrain blanketed by dense bushveld and teeming with a wide variety of animals, birdlife and insects.

Although hard to believe, Ubumanzi Game Lodge is only a two and a half hour drive from Johannesburg and is situated in the Waterberg, which is a malaria free area.

From the lapa and deck one has excellent views across the majestic mountain range to farms nestling in the valley.

Delicious buffet brunches and hearty dinners are served in our African inspired lapa. In the unique leadwood bar and lounge area, complete with a cosy fire, the turmoil of city life is forgotten. Everything spells out ultimate tranquility - stress does not feature at Ubumanzi.

One of the delightful features of your stay is a cocktail on the raft. Here you will experience the ultimate in spectacular sunsets.

The more adventurous wil most certainly make use of the guided horse trails, while the young at heart wil take advantage of the mountain bike trails.

Ubumanzi also offers conference facilities and a venue for special occasions such as weddings, product launces and many more.


An experienced game ranger and guide is on hand to accompany you on day and night drives in open game viewing vehicles.

Some of the species you can expect to see roaming the reserve are rhino, giraffe, brown hyena, aardwolf, waterbuck, eland, blouwildebees, kudu, civet and caracal.

There is an abundance of birdlife to be seen. Ubumanzi proudly boast over 210 species of birdlife, including the black eagle, fish eagle and white stork.

On the marked hiking trails, sightings of the extremely rare Eugene Marais cycads, which only occur in the conservancy provide a special treat for nature lovers.

Some of the trails which lead to fountains high in the mountains, offer breathtaking views of farms nestling in the valley.

Rooms and Units Available:

Eight en-suite rooms offer spacious, luxurious accommodation blending in with the ruggedness of the bush.

At night in the boma, the crackling of the fire blends in with the chorus of the nightlife, while the Milky Way spreads itself across the African sky.

Luxury Room (King-size bed)
1 x King size bed, 1 x single bed, en-suite bathroom
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Room (Single beds)
3 x single beds, en-suite bathroom
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Conference facilities
Team Building
Bar on the Premises
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- Cancellations of 30 days and more from the time of arrival: 80% refund
- Cancellations between 29 to 15 days from the time of arrival: 50% of total cost be refunded
- Cancellations 14 days or less, a no-show or early departure: 0% refund


Take the N1 North Highway from Johannesburg/Pretoria to Polokwane.
Stay on the N1 North Highway through the Kranskop Tollgate.
Travel a further 32 km on the N1.
Take the Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) R101 offramp exit (Route 298).
Drive 8 km to Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) and turn left at the second traffic light in town (R520).
Continue on the road for 11 km until you reach a T-junction.
Turn left and continue for 150 m.
Turn right at the Marken sign.

Keep on the tar road for 25 km.
The road becomes a gravel road.
Continue on this road for another 6 km.
You will see the Ubumanzi Security gate on the right-hand side.
Follow the signs to Ubumanzi.

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