Makweti Safari Lodge
Makweti Safari Lodge

Makweti Safari Lodge

Makweti is a luxurious and elegant lodge offering an intimate safari experience in the Welgevonden Game Reserve. Guests can enjoy romantic Victorian bathtubs, breathtaking views and diverse wildlife, including the Big Five and over 300 species of birds.

USD 400 + per person per night sharing
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Makweti Safari Lodge Highlights

Makweti Safari Lodge is situated within the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, which shares a border with Marakele National Park. The region is home to the Big Five, and offers spectacular scenery of rolling grasslands and rugged mountains which were once the hunting grounds of the late Stone Age San people. Makweti is a luxurious, intimate camp with five elegant thatch and stone suites accommodating just 10 guests.It is an easy three hour drive from Johannesburg. Air charters and road transfers are available to the Welgevonden Private Reserve. A wide variety of wildlife, including the Big Five and over 300 species of birds can be seen on the reserve.

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Useful Information
  • The main lodge is built from natural rock with teak decks overhanging the dramatic Makweti Gorge.
  • A strong conservation ethic makes for an interesting educational experience.
  • Elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and giraffe are known to wander right up to the waterhole at the lodge

Makweti Safari Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

This region is home to the rhino, lion, leopard, elephant, cape buffalo, sable antelope, zebra and nyala, as well as the 254 recorded species of bird that have been sighted. Dedicated conservationists monitor the areas wildlife to ensure that nature's balance is preserved. Makweti is also home to the world's largest private collection of white rhino, making it an exciting game viewing destination. Game drives are conducted in an open Land Rover, or, for those wanting a more intimate experience of Africa, learn to read the signs of the bush on guided bush walks with the lodge's highly trained and knowledgeable naturalists. Night game drives allow guests to search for the elusive creatures of the African night.

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