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Twiga Lodge Mabalingwe

Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

| 4.5 Excellent 22 reviews
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About Twiga Lodge Mabalingwe

 Sleeps 8
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
 Minimum stay: 2 Days

Twiga Lodge is a self-catering home nestled in the Big 5 Mabalingwe Nature Reserve just 90 mins drive from Pretoria outside the town of Bela-Bela. The area is malaria-free. Spend a few days in this quiet wildlife sanctuary set in the African bush with animals coming right to your doorstep. Rest, rejuvenate and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the surrounding reserve.

The house has a fully equipped kitchen and is comfortably furnished including bedding, towels, crockery, cutlery with a washroom.

Complimentary Nespresso coffee will ensure you are alert not to miss a memory and share it with your friends and family using the WiFi provided.

The lodge accommodates 6 adults and two children:

2 air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms each with a double bed.

1 air-conditioned en-suite bedroom with a double bed.
A Loft with 2 single beds.

The home has a spacious lounge fitted with a flat-screen smart TV, DSTV and an open wood fireplace enclosed in a large patio with built-in braai. A separate boma with an outdoor braai and an open-pit fireplace with seating is available outside together with a splash pool for those hot days. Shaded parking is available for two vehicles.

Enjoy wildlife roaming freely around the house with a private watering hole which on a daily basis attracts a variety of wildlife including; Nyala, Warthogs, Impala, Zebra, Kudu, Porcupine even Rhino and Elephant just to name a few. The reserve is very safe with 24-hour security and controlled access.

Mabalingwe Game Reserve offers visitors numerous activities alongside self-drive game viewing. The reserve is known for being one of the few in this malaria-free region that hosts all the Big 5 as well as others ranging from the smallest meerkat to the majestic elephant.

The Mabalingwe tourist centre located at the entrance is open daily for visitors to enquire and arrange activities. You can arrange to participate in the following:

- Guided game driving tours
- Horse riding
- Lion feeding excursions
- Walking activities
- And many more ...

The reserve also offers a remote bush-bar, a few restaurants, a small curio shop as well as a day spa. Should you wish to explore beyond the reserve borders, there are numerous other venues.


SAVE 33% 3 night special

Stay for 3 nights and only pay for 2 nights between 28 May 2020 and 31 Dec 2020.

  • 3 night min stay (check-in between 28 May 2020 and 31 Dec 2020)

More About Twiga Lodge Mabalingwe


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Polish
* Please enquire for further details.

Spa: A spa is available at Mabalingwe's main camp.

Wedding Venues: Wedding venues are available at Mabalingwe's main camp.

Conference Venues: Conference venues at Mabalingwe's main camp.

Important Information

- The house can accommodate six adults and two children.
- A registration form and indemnity will be required to be signed before check-in

Rates & Availability

Guest Reviews

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22 reviews
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linda gray
January 2020
It was such a pleasure having our coffee first thing in the morning with the animals coming up to the lodge. A dining table on the patio would be a good idea.
martines martens
November 2019
We enjoyed or stay and will return
magda fouche
October 2019
We loved to sit and watch the animals on our doorstep. And the house is very comfortable.
karen van staden
December 2018
We loved the fact that the wildlife comes so close. It was such a comfortable stay
debbie fitzpatrick
October 2018
Lovely place, spacious and neat.

Twiga Lodge Mabalingwe location

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Twiga Lodge Mabalingwe is 26.7km from the centre of Bela Bela (Warmbaths) , the nearest airport 109.1km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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