Nature Reserve in Limpopo

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Balule Nature Reserve
Balule Nature Reserve of approximately 40,000 ha is a private reserve but part of the unfenced Greater Kruger National Park which is an open conserved area of some 30,000 km².

Ben Lavin Nature Reserve
Situated close to Louis Trichardt in the Limpopo, The Ben Lavin Nature Reserve is situated in the rolling foothills of the Soutpansberg and covers some 25 square kilometers.

Karongwe Game Reserve
The Karongwe Game Reserve is an untamed garden of eden where the spoor of wildlife invites you to explore the timeless beauty of the bush.

Klaserie Game Reserve
The Klaserie Game Reserve lies to the west of the Timbavati covering 60 000ha on either side of the Klaserie River. It forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park and game is allowed to move freely as all fences are removed.

Magoebaskloof Hiking Trail
Sunlight is rare inside the tree canopy of this, the largest forest in the Limpopo.

Modjadji Nature Reserve
The largest concentration of a single cycad species in the world, creates a fairy-tale atmosphere of plant-life.

Olifants River Game Reserve
Olifants River Game Reserve is a private nature reserve situated on the banks of the Olifants River, between Hoedspruit and Phalaborwa consisting of 6200 hectares and another 3030 hectares of traversing on Olifants North Reserve.

Rooikat Nature Trail
The New Agatha State Forest, 18 km east of Tzaneen, preserves patches of natural forest, and here the Rooikat Nature Trail winds through 11 km of lush, evergreen woodlands along the Bobs River

Thornybush Game Reserve
Thornybush Game Reserve; adjacent to the Kruger National Park, with an abundance of wildlife and the 'Big Five', as well as several luxury accommodation and conference facilities, this is truly an African experience.

Timbavati Game Reserve
The Timbavati Game Reserve comprises 53,392 hectares of private land adjoining the Kruger National Park. There are over 40 mammal species in the Timbavati including the Big Five as well as 360 species of bird life.

Tshukudu Game Reserve
Tshukudu Game Reserve is a thriving 5 000 hectare Big 5 safari and wildlife paradise. Animals can be spotted from 4x4 game drive vehicles, on the morning walk before breakfast or during the educational safaris bush walk.

Welgevonden Game Reserve
The Welgevonden Private Game Reserve is a 34 200 ha, privately owned game reserve in the heart of the Waterberg in the Limpopo province of South Africa.

Wolkberg Wilderness Area
The 2 127-m Wolkberg with its great, vertical quartzite krantzes, countless kloofs, cool, deep and densely forested ravines, massive buttresses and folded and interlocking spurs is part of the Drakensberg ranges

Accommodation with Nature Reserve in the area

7 Star Oase

Oase by 7 Star Lodges is a Super Luxury Bush Resort for the wherry Safari goer. Stay and relax is complete comfort either before you go or after you came back from Safari.

Aerotel Hoedspruit

A Thrill of spending a night or two in a Boeing 737, converted into an Aviator Hotel.

African Flair Boutique Safari Lodge

Securely located in this exclusive Wildlife Estate, is African Flair. a Boutique Safari Lodge pulsing to the rhythm of Africa’s heartbeat. Embracing the wilderness, the wildlife and the wild at heart. While relaxing in peace and tranquility. Intimate and luxurious, your heart can feel at home. Whether your dream is pure relaxation or an exotic African adventure. African Flair promise to bring immersive African Safari Stay, romantic escape, special Celebration, bespoke Honeymoons.

Alamo Guest Farm

The accommodation can host up to 15 guests at a time and is ideal for two larger families or a group of friends. 21st parties and any birthday as well as bachelor functions

Antares Bush Camp & Safaris

The accommodation is set within the Grietjie Nature Reserve where wild animals are free to roam as they please. Elephants and lions abound on the reserve and are frequent visitors to the small waterhole.

Assured & Tailored Accommodation

Situated in the Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate - Hoedspruit Town, Limpopo Province, these intimate Self-Catering Bush Lodges offer stunning views of the bushveld, while sipping sundowners on your private viewing deck. The Lodge enjoys the privacy of it's own plunge pool overlooking the African bush.

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At Bramasole, you can do as much or as little as you like. Unwind, curl up next to a crackling fireplace and lose yourself in a novel. Or enjoy the walking trails, trout fishing (please bring along your own equipment), kayaks, our stunning lake house lounge and swimming in the dam for the brave.

Bundox Explorer Camp

SAFARI UNLEASHED: YOUR GATEWAY TO ADVENTURE AND DISCOVERY! A small, simple, naturally luxurious, and authentic safari camp that pays homage to the days when exploring the African wilderness was a pioneering adventure.

Bundox River Lodge

HOME OF THE CLASSIC AUTHENTIC BIG FIVE SAFARI ELEVATE YOUR JOURNEY WITH A TOUCH OF LUXURY Views. They’re something that turn an ordinary safari experience into something extraordinary.

Bundox Safari Lodge

KRUGER’S HEARTBEAT: YOUR GATEWAY TO THE WILD, A TRUE SAFARI SANCTUARY From the moment you arrive at Bundox Safari Lodge, you can feel the outside world become more distant and muted and the sound of Africa welcoming you to a place where time has no meaning...

Bundox River Retreat

In today's busy world where time is the rarest of luxuries, we offer you the chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life with your family and retreat to a quiet place, far from the madding crowd, in the heart of one of South Africa's most beautiful Lowveld regions. Surrounded by tall riparian trees on the lush banks of the sparkling Olifants River, Bundox River Retreat is designed to help you switch off, recharge and rediscover the joys of "we" time with your loved ones.

Diggersrest Lodge

All units feature a terrace and/or patio. Some units offer a well-equipped a kitchen, fitted with an oven, microwave and toaster. A refrigerator and kettle are also provided. There is a private bathroom with a bath in every unit. Towels and bed linen are offered.

Eclectic Safari Lodge

Experience the best the bush has to offer. Have a luxurious stay in our renovated lodge. Enjoy your own exclusive hideaway. Daily personal game drives with an experienced game ranger.

Elandsvlei Estate

Elandsvlei Estate private game reserve is the ultimate escape in the midst of the scenic Waterberg Mountains of Limpopo, South Africa. We specialize in wildlife tourism, offering multiple self-catering accommodation options, as well as game drives and hunting packages. We also focus on the breeding of the African Cape Buffalo, with a growing herd of over 100 animals!

Elephant Walk Guesthouse

Elephant Walk is a very popular Guesthouse and Backpackers visited by guests from all over the world. Situated 1.7kms from the entrance gate to the Kruger National Park in Phalaborwa. We have generators and gas geysers to smooth over any inconvenience cause by our "favourite" power supplier.

EndCliff Safari Lodge

EndCliff Safari Lodge located at LEGEND GOLF & SAFARI RESORT is a luxury estate situated in the Entabeni Safari Conservancy in the Waterberg region of Limpopo Province.

Entabeni Wildside Tented Camp

A true African bush experience awaits you at Wildside Safari Camp, where the essence of the unspoilt Waterberg wilderness is combined with comfortable en-suite accommodation, creating a wild African atmosphere.

Garonga Safari Camp

Garonga Safari Camp is an exclusive camp ideally positioned in the greater Makalali Conservancy, west of the Kruger National Park. Garonga Safari Camp's philosophy is to offer a distinct, relaxing and holistic wilderness experience.

Hoedspruit Bush Stay

Convenient, comfortable stay with easy access to Kruger and some of the best wildlife in SA. Stay safe and go for a evening stroll with wildlife before you relax in the pool and settle down for a braai in the evening after. Enjoy a beautiful sunset from the viewing deck.

Hornbill Private Lodge Mabalingwe

Hornbill Private Lodge is a discrete family orientated, 8 bed self-catering game lodge situated within the 12,500 hectare Big 5 Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Guests at the lodge have full access to all Mabalingwe's facilities.

Kapama Private Game Reserve

With sweeping views of the Drakensberg Mountains, Kapama Private Game Reserve is set in the Lowveld Bush, where the 'Big 5' roam the reserve. Also a breeding centre of the Cheetah, Wild Dog and other cat species.

Kingfisher Creek Lodge

Kingfisher Creek Lodge is located in the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve, close to the Kruger National Park. Listen to the lions roar in the distance while you sip a G&T around the fire. Cool off in our island pool whilst watching the animals amble by.

Kingly Bush Camp

Nestled within the heart of the Balule North Reserve, Kingly Bush Camp epitomizes the enduring charm of an authentic safari experience. Surrounded by the Greater Kruger’s Big 5 territory, this rustic-tented retreat beckons those seeking the essence of a classic safari amidst the African wilderness.

Kololo Game Reserve
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Discover Kololo Game Reserve in captivating Limpopo, a malaria-free haven nestled within the picturesque Waterberg biosphere. Immerse yourself in nature's splendor, witnessing the majestic Big 5 in neighboring reserves or from the comfort of your serene villa or chalet.

Laluka Safari Lodge

Laluka is a small family-owned and operated luxury lodge in the heart of Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. We strive to have a low impact on the environment and offer an unforgettably personal experience of this incredible corner of the world.

Lejwe La Metsi

An exclusive 5 star luxury getaway in an awe-inspiring setting near Bela Bela in Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Leopard's Lair Bush Lodge

Welcome to Leopard's Lair Bush Lodge, where you will experience the Lowveld like never before. Our lodge is the perfect destination for anyone looking for accommodation near Hoedspruit where you can unwind and relax in the tranquility of nature.

Limpokwena Nature Reserve

The lodge is situated in an oasis of Fever Trees, Sausage Trees and the ever present Mopane Trees. With the Mogalakwena River flowing in front of the lodge, with it comes an abundance of bird and animal life.

Little Africa Safari Lodge

Little Africa Safari Lodge is the wildlife haven you have been looking for, situated in the heart of the lowveld, minutes from the Greater Kruger. Surrounded by the iconic bushveld, the reserve offers the best African Safaris and unobstructed views of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains.

Little Garonga

Little Garonga is a luxury and private lodge situated in the greater Makalali Conservancy, located west of the Kruger National Park. An unassuming and intimate sanctuary offering guests the opportunity for a unique wildlife encounter.

Lulani Bush Retreat

The room is decorated and styled with luxury and comfort in mind, the en-suite bathroom boasts luxury amenities. The room has a private entrance and private garden in a Guest House Set-up. The room has an outside bathtub. One Game Drive is included.

Magorgor Safari Lodge
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Situated on a farm 18km south of Musina in the Limpopo province. Comfortable, neat & affordable self-catering accommodation in a tranquil environment, 2km from the N1. Stay 1 or more nights. Scenic trails with beautiful views. 35km from Beit Bridge.

Makweti Safari Lodge

Makweti Safari Lodge has always been one of the smaller camps in the “big five” Welgevonden Game Reserve, proving that size is not a defining factor in the creation of unforgettable experiences. To be perfectly frank, it’s a prime advantage, offering guests the opportunity to find solitude, peace and the personal space to connect with nature, while viewing the exquisite, bustling wildlife in an untainted setting.

Masorini Bush Lodge

At Masorini Bush Lodge we ensure that your visit will be relaxed and above all relaxed, especially because you can enjoy nature and the animals around here in peace. Our beautiful lodge offers self-catering chalets and has two A-frame chalets and four rondavel chalets.

Matingwe Lodge

If you’re looking for a truly South African safari experience, visit Matingwe Lodge.

Mopane Bush Lodge

A tranquil bush retreat with luxury fully catered accommodation in secluded twin bedded chalets with attentive personal service. Ideal for visits to Mapungubwe National Park and San Rock Art.

Newburg Lodge

Newburg is located in a valley on the Newburg farm neighbouring Elements Private Golf Reserve. Newburg is set in a pristine bushveld setting with accommodation in the Lodge, which sleeps 16 or the luxury tented camp, consisting of 5 tents each sleeping 4. All accommodation on a self-catering basis.

Nyati Wilderness

Nyati Wilderness is an expansive game farm located 3.5 hours, from Johannesburg in the beautiful Waterberg. Our 12 500 hectare farm boasts 3 of the big-5. The tranquil setting is zigzagged by a multitude of streams and dams across the landscape hosting wonderful bird and wildlife.

Owl Spot

Owl Spot ... A little piece of paradise in the heart of Dinokeng Game Reserve!

Palala River Cottages
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Scattered over the private Jembisa Game Reserve, our four self-catering Palala River cottages are all different and can accommodate couples looking for a romantic getaway to families after adventure and fun or groups of friends. Activities include self or guided game drives, mountain bike tracks, hiking & walking trails and so much more. Meals can be ordered in advance from the Palala Pantry.

Parsons Hilltop Safari Camp

Staying at Parsons Hilltop will give you a wonderful holiday at a rustic-chic unfenced and authentic tented safari camp. We are situated in the Greater Kruger Area which is openly connected to the world-renowned Kruger National Park, providing excellent game viewing and bird watching.

Phomola Manor

Phomola Manor is an all Exclusive Self Catering Holiday Home and whether our guests book one or three rooms, the Manor will be exclusively for your use duration your stay. Phomola is located in a Big 5 reserve, Grietjie Private Nature Reserve, and forms part of Balule Nature Reserve that shares unfenced borders with the Greater Kruger National Park.

Rondebossie Farm Retreat

Rondebossie Farm Retreat allows you to reconnect with nature at our peaceful farm situated in Magoebaskloof in the Limpopo region. It is ideally situated close to the R71, en-route to Kruger National Park and close to Magoebaskloof wedding venues.

Rooted Bush Safaris

Our Purpose is to connect Friends and Family with nature by immersing yourself in the sounds and beauty of the wild, while creating lasting memories. Rooted Bush Safaris is the dream of a father and son who started a business to escape the stress of life and to share the peace that the African Wild Bushveld offers. Our tented camp will ensure you escape, even just for a little while and appreciate what life is really about!

Sambane Game Lodge

Sambane Game Lodge is a privately owned reserve situated in the Limpopo Province. With a broad diversity of game, Sambane Game Lodge is also the host of three of Africa's Big Five.

Schimper View Boutique Guest House

Schimper View Boutique Guest House is situated in the Limpopo Province town Louis Trichardt. We offer luxurious comfort in five modern styled en-suite bedrooms. All our rooms are stylishly furnished with high quality bedding and have large windows with plenty natural light and ample space to relax.

Serondella Safari Lodge

Nestled in a private concession in the north-east sector of the renowned Thornybush Private Game Reserve, known as the Share Block, and overlooking an active waterhole, the lodge’s position within the Greater Kruger National Park is simply perfect for an unforgettable safari experience.

Shangri-la Country Hotel & Spa
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Guests wanting to escape the madness of modern life soon realise why the name is so fitting. Lush tropical gardens, a trickling waterfall and leafy stone pathways blend with luxurious pampering in 49 en-suite rooms to offer a delightful sense of tranquillity at Shangri-la Country Hotel & Spa.

Shibula Solar Safari Lodge

Your home away from home. Shibula Safari Lodge is a family-friendly lodge situated in the centre of the 36,000ha Welgevonden Game Reserve, home to the Big 5. Positioned close to some of the best game-viewing spots on this malaria-free reserve, our lodge is a great place to unwind and escape the city life. Whether you’re cooling off in the 20m long swimming pool, relaxing with a cocktail by the pool side, or playing a boardgame with the family, Shibula Safari Lodge is your home away from home.

Sigurwana Lodge

Found in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, this unique, intimate and extremely diverse 5500-hectare wilderness area on top of the Soutpansberg Mountains is fondly called Sigurwana meaning “Close to Heaven”. Extremely eco-friendly, using spring water and solar-powered energy, the lodge is lovingly crafted with natural materials from the surrounding Sigurwana Wilderness Reserve.