General

 

Makalali Private Game Reserve is located west of the Kruger National Park to offer guests an ethnic-style retreat within 26 000 hectares of bushveld in the North-eastern Lowveld.

Directions: Proceed 32km along the R527 from Hoedspruit, turn right onto the R36 to Tzaneen and proceed 10.7km to the D202 to Gravelotte and turn right. After 17km turn right through the Makalali Game Lodge gate and proceed 11km along this road to the Lodge reception. GPS CO-ORDINATES:  24° 13′ 08.2″ S 30° 37′ 57.3″ E

You can look forward to spotting the Big 5 (buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, rhino), as well as the cheetah, wild dog, giraffe, zebra and kudu.

It can be arranged for flights to land at Hoedspruit Airport, from where transfers to the Lodge are available.

Dining at Makalali Private Game Lodge is a culinary adventure. The cuisine is a combination of regional African cuisine which represents a melting pot of cooking styles that have evolved over the centuries of exploration on this great continent.

RIVER LODGE THATCHED SUITES

All the camps at this 5-star lodge are private yet within easy access of one another. Each Thatched Suite has a raised timber viewing deck (sala) to offer spectacular views over the Makhutswi River from which to observe the bird life and game. You can also enjoy the convenience of the following features: a plunge pool, boma, fireplace, an enclosed dining and lounge area, an en-suite bathroom with an indoor- and outdoor shower and a bath.

Room Features:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Fireplace
  • Outside Shower
  • Private Plunge Pool
  • Shower
  • Sitting Area

RIVER LODGE FAMILY SUITES

All the camps at this 5-star lodge are private yet within easy access of one another. The Family Suite has a raised timber viewing deck (sala) to offer spectacular views over the Makhutswi River from which to observe the bird life and game. You can also enjoy the convenience of the following features: a plunge pool, boma, fireplace, an enclosed dining and lounge area, an en-suite bathroom with an indoor- and outdoor shower and a bath.

Room Features:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Coffee & Tea Station
  • Free Toiletries
  • Outside Shower
  • Private Plunge Pool
  • Shower

MAIN LODGE INTER-LEADING SUPERIOR ROOM

This newly built 5-star lodge boasts 30 comfortable Superior Rooms to choose from, each with their own en-suite bathroom with an indoor- and outdoor shower.

Room Features:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Free Toiletries
  • Outside Shower
  • Patio
  • Safe
  • Shower

Cancellation / Prepayment

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL PAYMENTS ARE ONLY REFUNDABLE AT THE RESORT MANAGER’S DISCRETION

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION S.A. CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • No show or cancellation within 14 days of stay – No refund due.
  • Cancellation between 15 and 30 days before stay – 25% of the deposit will be refunded.
  • Cancellation between 60 and 30 days before stay – 50% of the deposit will be refunded
  • Cancellation more than 60 days before stay – full refund.

**NB**If you do not arrive on the date mentioned on your confirmation letter, your booking will automatically be cancelled, and your deposit forfeited.

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee/Tea in room
  • Free toiletries
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shower

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