Marataba Trails Lodge
Marataba Trails Lodge offers a Big 5 walking safari in the malaria free Waterberg combined with unsurpassed luxury and breathtaking views. Hike trails that follow rivers, up mountain slopes and through the African bush in search of the animals that inhabit this area.
Marataba Trails Lodge Highlights
Set in the malaria free Marataba Reserve, Marataba Trails Lodge offers guests the opportunity to explore the beautiful surrounds on foot. Red rock mountains rise majestically over green bush and winding rivers to provide the perfect backdrop for explorers to travers well-worn animal paths. Marataba Trails Lodge is a luxurious eco-friendly lodge with just five suites. Each beautifully appointed suite has a full en suite bathroom with a view, a private viewing deck and a fireplace for those cool winters nights.
Marataba is a year round destination where visitors will enjoy excellent bird life, the Big 5 and walking trails to suit most fitness levels. The lodge is eco-friendly in design with no Wi-Fi or cell phone reception. Solar power runs the lodge, with plug points to charge the batteries!
- Walking safaris in the malaria free Waterberg
- River, gorge and mountain trails to suit all fitness levels
- Amazing views
- Excellent game and bird viewing
- Luxurious intimate eco-friendly lodge
Marataba Trails Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
The focus at Marataba Trails Lodge is on exploring the beautiful surroundings on foot. The expert guiding team will match trails to suit the fitness of the guests. Trails follow the natural river course, or climb the gorges of the Waterberg Mountains and head up on the mountain trails with all encompassing vistas of the Waterberg. There are also trails that take guests to the historical spots of the area, with cave paintings and iron age ruins.
The Marakele Reserve is home to the big five, lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant as well as most of the large mammals synonymous with the African bush, including black and white rhino and cheetah. Large predators such as brown hyena can also be seen and resident antelope include sable, kudu, eland, impala, waterbuck, tsessebe, hartebeest, wildebeest and many smaller species. Chacma baboon and vervet monkey are two species also found here especially around the lodge. The birdlife is prolific.
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