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Tucked away deep in the Waterberg Mountains is a private retreat to be found known as Jobedi Game Reserve. A purposely well kept secret set in a vast landscape of rocky terrain blessed with lush vegetation and scenic vistas of breathtaking beauty which lends itself to an abundance of peace and tranquility. Allow the sense of well being overwhelm you whilst indulging in the comfort of a cosy campfire, accompanied by the serenade of a Jackal howling in the distance and the song of a Nightjar close by.
Jobedi is situated outside of Vaalwater, Limpopo and a mere two and half hours drive from Johannesburg International Airport. There are about 280 different trees, shurb and grass species, as well as moss and ferns. More than 260 specis of birds have been identified, ranging from fish eagles to water birds and more than 28 species of game. The self catering accommodation is fully equipped with linen, crockery, gas cooker and private boma areas. Jobedi offers 2,4,6,8 and 10 sleeper self catering accommodation.
Enjoy an unforgettable experience with our well experienced guides out in the African Bushveld searching for the mysterious Leopard and hear all the stories as only one can imagine. Jobedi Game Reserve – incredible scenic beauty, veritable feast of indigenous vegetation and bush tranquility ... for you to explore and enjoy.
Jobedi Game Lodge offers a variety of chalets, cottages and camps catering for couples or groups wishing to enjoy the bush from their own private, comfortable and accommodating venues. All in a Malaria and Bilharzia free area.
The Main Lodge houses the reception, games area, DSTV lounge, curio shop and ladies bar. 16-seater conference facilities are available as well as a 480 seater auditorium.
Situated in the gardens of the Main Lodge, the two Chalets provide 'home from home' accomodation for those guests a bit nervous to stray too far from civilization, but wanting to relax in beautiful surroundings. Each Chalet has three bedrooms, either one or two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, lounge and screened veranda. A private boma with braai facilities to ensure the best of Jobedi atmosphere. All the units are serviced daily.
Five thatched rock structured cottages spaciously seperated in the thick bushes around the swimming pool at the Main Lodge. Each cottage accommodates two guests with en-suite bathroom and shower, bar fridge and kettle and basic kitchen equipment. Guests can enjoy their own braai in the boma adjoining the cottage. All the units are services daily.
Four thatched rondawels tastefully furnished situated close to the main lodge. Each rondawel accommodates two guests with fully equipped kitchen, en-suite bathroom with shower and private boma ideal for a couple or a group fo friends wishing to be together but still have privacy when quiet time is needed. Rondawels serviced daily.
Camping sites are available with sharing ablution facilities. The ablution facilities consist of three blocks. One of these ablution blocks offers hot water while the other two offers cold water. Electricity points are available at the three ablution blocks. As Jobedi Game Reserve is the only game reserve in the area that offers guests, the ideal spot for e.g Range Rover and Pajero owners to enjoy their vehicles and accompanying camping equipment. A fee of R80.00 per vehicle per stay is charged to drive on the main roads and R180.00 per vehicle per day to drive the 4x4 trails. Only tents and 4 x 4 caravans allowed.
Bushpig (Sleep 4A + 4C)
A thatch, double-storey cottage 11km from the Main Lodge. Two bedrooms, bathroom and fully equiped kitchen on the ground floor and one large room upstairs with single bunks. For real Africa feeling try our outside shower and toilets.Enjoy a romantic night in your private boma under the canopy of a fig tree.
Impala (Sleep 6A)
This quaint cockeyed thatched house is situated near one of the riverstreams leading to our beautiful swimming hole. It has three bedrooms, bathroom with bath, fully equipped kitchen and a screened verandah. Cook around the fire while enjoying the outdoors.This unit is ideal for little ones as they cannot get off the verandah if screen door latched and is equally enjoyable for Granny and Grandpa to sit and relax watching the animals, while the family exert themselves around the reserve.
The Villages (Sleep 6A4A + 2C)
Three cottages, 9km from the Main Lodge overlooking a waterhole, provide an excellent venue for groups or families wishing to be together but still having privacy when bedtime comes. The cottages are named after trees of the area:Wild Fig,Wild Syringa and Vaalbos. Two cottages have two bedrooms and a double sleeper bunk in the lounge, bathroom with shower and fully equipped kitchen. Each unit also boast its own boma and braai facility.
Klipspringer (Sleep 4A2A + 2C)
Our best kept secret!! Hidden away in the mountains and off the beaten track, this enchanting two bedroom stone cottage with fully equipped kitchen, private boma, wil guarantee the perfect secluded weekend getaway for those wishing to spoil that someone special in their lives.
Palala (Sleep 10A4A + 6C)
For the budget conscious large family who wants the comforts of home this charming four bedroom (10 sleeper) renovated farm house will be the perfect choise. The peace and tranquility of the setting will ensure a memorable yet affordable break from the hectic city life.
Facilities & Services
Ferry float, wwimming pool on site, self catering facilities, secure parking on site, hiking trails on site, game viewing, self drive game drives, guest lounge, curio shop, TV lounge, guided bush walks, bird watching, pool table, table tennis, 4x4 trails, 2x4 trails, large dam with paddle boats, fishing.
IN THE AREA
Horse riding, white lion breeding project, goat and cheese farm, restaurant with tigers.