Makalali Game Lodge
Makalali Game Lodge

Makalali Game Lodge

Makalali is nestled on 26 000 hectares of conservancy and prevails as one of the finest private game lodges in the world. With its thatched spires and earthy walls, ancient mystical ornaments and Pan-African cuisine, Makalali offers a truly unique experience.

USD 250 - 400 per person sharing per night
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Makalali Private Game Lodge Highlights

Makalali Private Game Lodge has earned a reputation for being one of the best safari lodges on the planet; offering a superb location only 5 hours drive from Johannesburg, near the majestic Drakensberg Mountain range, and just west of the famous Kruger National Park. On 22 000 hectares of conservancy, Makalali Private Game Lodge ensures a private and exclusive safari and wildlife experience. It is considered one of the leading pioneers in ecotourism in South Africa, and is home to over one thousand wild animals including Africa's "Big Five".

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Useful Information
  • Children's 2 day adventure course is conducted and teaches practical bush-skills to ages 6-12.
  • Guests can enjoy incredible start gazing with rangers who are knowledgable on the constellations.
  • Team building programmes involving physical activities can be organised for smaller groups.
  • The lodge is able to arrange tribal dancing and drumming performances by local dancers

Makalali Private Game Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

Makalali Private Game Reserve is home to Africa's Big Five: lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Other wildlife species include cheetah, giraffe, zebra and kudu. Guests will be given the opportunity to view these extraordinary animals on game drives conducted in open safari vehicles in the early morning and late afternoon. Experienced trackers will accompany each game vehicle to enhance the guest experience and interaction with the game. Other activities include birding and walking safaris, and night game drives.

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