About Ukutula Lion Lodge
Ukutula Lodge offers guests luxury self catering accommodation and the unique opportunity to interact with lions and to handle the lion cubs. We offer game drives and game-viewing on quad bikes.
Ukutula Lodge is situated on a beautiful 260-hecate bushveld farm less than an hour's drive away from Johannesburg and Pretoria. The lodge boasts a variety of game and bird life and is also home to a fascinating lion education centre.
Self Catering Accommodation
We offer comfortable, fully equipped self-catering accommodation with a private barbecue area in quiet surroundings. Our larger family units can accommodate up to six persons in two bedrooms, ideal for larger families and all our chalets feature air-conditioning, private bathrooms, kitchens, and TVs with local channels. Guests also have access to the lapa where they can make use of the communal kitchen and lounge area, as well as the swimming pool to cool off in on those hot summer days.
Primo Chalet x6:
One bedroom furnished with one Queen size and one single bed, a private bathroom, a kitchenette (with microwave and fridge) and a TV.
Family Unit x3:
Private kitchen, lounge with TV, bedroom with a double bed as well as two single beds in the loft, one bathroom and a private braai area.
Six Bed Family Chalet x3:
Private kitchen, lounge with TV, the first bedroom is furnished with a Queen size bed and a single bed, the second bedroom is furnished with three single beds, one bathroom and a private braai area.
Cornwallis - Leadwood Lodge x1:
Situated about 15 minutes from Ukutula, relax in a 4 star self-catering lodge that accommodates a maximum of 10 people comfortably. Leadwood Lodge is let exclusively on a one party per night basis with a fixed rate. The three main bedrooms are fitted with double beds, ceiling fans and bar fridges.
The 4th bedroom has two Queen size beds with a bar fridge and TV. The main living area is a spacious open plan design with a bar, snooker table, DStv and separate scullery. The main area leads out onto a large covered patio with a built in braai and the kiddies swimming pool is set back under the trees.
Ukutula is a wonderful training opportunity and eco-experience for every visitor. Quality training, interesting programmes and exciting activities are presented for all age groups and levels. A popular choice are the lion walks, giving visitors a chance to linger with the big cats in their natural environment and providing wonderful photographic opportunities. The reserve boasts a large variety of game and tours can be arranged in the form of game drives. The area is also home to over 130 species of birds and is a paradise for bird watchers.
No loud music or excessive noise allowed
Speed limit of 30 km/h
Unfortunately, no pets are allowed
Private vehicles are not permitted on game drives
Firewood is obtainable from our shop
Fishing - catch and release
No fireworks whatsoever are permitted
We do not rent bicycles but do bring your own bicycles and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the bushveld
Please, bring your own swimming towels