Marataba Trails Lodge Marakele National Park Accommodation Waterberg

Marataba Trails Lodge

Game Lodge at Marakele National Park, Waterberg, Bushveld, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Show on Map

About Marataba Trails Lodge

The lodge is cleverly situated on the hillside at the bottom of Waterfall Valley. It is surrounded by mountain streams, the source of the Matlabas River (which flows into the mighty Limpopo River, and eventually into the Indian Ocean).

The area surrounding the lodge has sweet savannah grasslands in the valley below, and broadleaved sour veld habitat on the hills above, while some of the gorges are filled with riverine forest habitats.

All units have spectacular views down into Waterfall Valley, which is particularly magical at sunset!


Each of the 5 luxurious suites has king sized/ twin beds, a private shaded viewing deck, a fireplace, en-suite bathroom with rain dance shower (with a view), free standing vanity and a viewing deck.

Accommodation Includes:
• Accommodation in a Luxury Eco Suite
• All meals, teas & coffees
• All beverages (including softdrinks, beers, spirits and wines)
• All trail activities
• Refreshments & snacks on the trails
• Transfers between Marataba Safari Lodge and Marataba Trails Lodge where required

Accommodation Excludes:
• Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines & champagnes
• Cigars & cigarettes
• All flights and transfers not specified
• Gratuities
• Telephone calls
• Curio shop purchases
• Marataba Reserve entrance/ conservation fees
• Any additional extras will be for the guests account


This is the place for the person who is after a “Digital Detox’, wanting to disconnect completely. With neither Wi-Fi nor cellphone reception the sun shares just enough of its energy to power selected equipment such as cameras, iPads and phones to ensure they are always at the ready to capture another glorious day.

With the absence of modern amenities and technology, the Lodge is utterly remote, promising authentic exclusivity where you are one-on-one with Nature.

A number of Trails are available, including Riverine, Gorge, Mountain and Interest Trails.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -24.331241
Longitude: 27.535978

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 305km

Children policy
Children 16 years and over are welcome due to park and trail rules.

Listed on
July 2015 - No guest reviews.

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