About Mabula Private Game Lodge
Only two short hours drive North of Johannesburg lies the African wonder that is Mabula Private Game Reserve. This 12000ha of malaria free reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife and birds, including the world famous Big Five. Mabula Private Game Lodge offers a traditional outdoor experience for visitors wanting to brave the African wild and guests have the chance to get up close and personal with nature and encounter a new dimension in bush life.
Staff emphasis is on service and attendants are on hand to cater for guests every whim 24 hours a day. A permanent ranger is on hand to accommodate nature walks, game viewing drives, bird watching and horse riding. Evenings can be spent relaxing, taking in the reserve's spectacular golden plains and listening to the sounds of the wild.
Mabula is renowned for its beauty and natural splendour and prides itself on offering discerning travellers a highly personalised outdoor experience.
Set against a backdrop of lush green mountainous vegetation, the natural design and architecture of Mabula Private Game Lodge falls softly on the eye as it superbly blends in with the natural surroundings. Upon arrival, the spacious, uncluttered, elegantly furnished lounge and reception area immediately set a relaxed, friendly and inviting tone.
Exclusive accommodation in air-conditioned luxury thatched chalets with en-suite bathrooms have been designed to offer guests complete comfort and relaxation in this beautiful natural setting. Splendid 'African Style' decor through the use of wood, cane, natural stone, animal print fabrics. As well as terracotta, green and earthy colours, serves to further enhance the ambience throughout the lodge which leaves an ever-lasting first impression.
For culinary connoisseurs Mabula has much to offer as the lodge is renowned for its world class cuisine and variety of beautiful and unusual dining venues. The Lodge restaurant boasts a varied menu, attentive service and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. For the romantic at heart, Mabula offers a candle-lit boma dinner, under a clear star-filled African sky, accompanied by the rhythmic repertoire of traditional African dancers. For those special occasions, bush braai's have proven to be a most suitable alternative by combining the enjoyment of superb food with the tranquillity and captivating scenic beauty of the African bushveld.
Hot and sunny afternoons can be spent at the lodge's sparkling pool, or in the Buck and Lion bar, where one of Mabula's wild and wonderful cocktails can be enjoyed. No matter where you wine and dine, attention to detail and creative flair is part and parcel of Mabula's menu, adding richness and value to tantalise the tastebuds.
Mabula's convenient location, only 2 hours from Johannesburg and 90 minutes from Sun City, has ensured its popularity not only as a conference venue, but also as an ideal wedding location, incentive group destinations and package tour combination.
Here, excellent service, superb facilities, state-of-the-art equipment and the spectacular bush setting all go hand-in-hand to create a unique location for the bush indabas of any kind. Surrounded by nature and wildlife, conference delegates, incentive tour members and corporate guests are removed from the stress and strains of every day life. In addition to the scenic splendour, which offers obvious advantages, a number of tailor made activities can be arranged to ensure the full enjoyment of your party.
Whether through fun-filled treasure hunts in the bush, requiring mind-over-matter perseverance and an iron will to take on a challenge, or through the more serious bush survival programme, both of which are designed to foster team building and group spirit, Mabula is 100% committed towards ensuring the ultimate enjoyment of this unique experience.
There will never be a dull moment at Mabula Private Game Lodge with the endless range of exciting activities and facilities on offer, which include a fully equipped gymnasium, sauna, two swimming pools, nearby golf course, volleyball, curio shop, tennis and squash courts.