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Makweti Safari Lodge, Waterberg

Rolling mountains, steep gorges, rocky outcrops, flowing rivers and open plains provide a magnificent game area at Makweti Safari Lodge


Hotel Overview


Makweti Safari Lodge is situated in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg.


The main lodge, built into natural rock formations in the craggy Waterberg Mountains, is a dramatic architectural synthesis which commands spectacular views of the Makweti Gorge and undulating landscape beyond. It comprises of 5 secluded thatch and stone suites accommodating a maximum of 10 guests at any one time. Each room is uniquely decorated with antique treasures and rich timbers.



Makweti’s cuisine reflects an artful fusion of exotic spices of ancient trade routes and a wide assortment of health conscious choices. Fine South African estate wines from their cellar and exquisite desserts compliment every dinner. Candlelit gourmet dinners are served in a formal dinning room or out on the deck over looking the Makweti Gorge. There is also a stunning outdoor area, Tsala, ideal for two people to enjoy a romantic meal or a private place to relax in the afternoon. It is open on three sides but has reed blinds that can be dropped for more privacy.


There is a swimming pool for guests to enjoy on hot days with different level decks leading off the pool. Game drives, morning and evening and walking safaris provide a diversity of game including the largest collection of privately owned white rhino in the world, 16 species of antelope, lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and cheetah as well as the rare brown hyena.

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