Wild Ivory Eco Lodge Welgevonden Game Reserve Accommodation, Waterberg

Wild Ivory Eco Lodge

Game Lodge at Welgevonden Game Reserve, Waterberg, Limpopo, South Africa. Show on Map

About Wild Ivory Eco Lodge

Wild Ivory Eco Lodge is a private and exclusive bush lodge situated in Welgevonden Game Reserve, a well established Big 5 game reserve in the Limpopo Province of South Africa and in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere reserve. The Waterberg area is one of South Africa’s least populated areas and one of the best wildlife areas in Southern Africa.

In addition to the Big 5 species (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard) and the numerous other species which occur within the reserve, it also offers some of the best rhino and cheetah sightings in southern Africa.

The Wild Ivory Eco Lodge is positioned in one of the ‘sweeter’ bushveld areas in the western section of the reserve with an abundance of plains game which will in turn attract the large number of predator species which occur within the reserve. The lodge is elevated and overlooks a wooded plain and private waterhole. The elevated position allows for beautiful and uninterrupted views over the reserve and up the Waterberg escarpment. Please note we are 50km away from Vaalwater.


Accommodation is in luxury tents or more like canvas lodge rooms with lovely views and very well acquainted bathrooms. Large double beds and outside lounges allow you complete comfort and relaxation in a true wilderness setting.

The lodge has natural, rustic finishes and the main lodge has a large raised deck with swimming pool, sunken boma and elevated view of the waterhole and plains below.

• Exclusive lodge sleeping maximum of 10 persons
• Two rooms with double beds
• Two rooms with double beds and bunk beds
• All rooms have bath, shower and toilet


Cuisine and catering – dinners around the campfire and traditional South African meals served in the main lodge. Self catering group packages and self catering single occupancy packages are also available.


Wild Ivory is one of the few lodges in South Africa which is eco friendly and low impact. The lodge and all materials used are eco friendly and completely ‘green’. The lodge blends in to the surrounds and has a low impact on the environment, effort has been made to ensure the lodge is sustainable and has a very low carbon footprint. The lodge makes use of solar powered renewable energy and sustainable borehole water with solar supply, enviro-friendly paints and consumables have been used, no hard woods used in construction, completely sustainable water supply, eco-friendly sewerage systems.


Experienced game rangers are on hand to take you on game drives and walking trails. Rates include two game activities with one of our game rangers.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Other transfers available

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -24.187216666333335
Longitude: 27.754291666666667

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 350km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome, children 8 years and older are welcome on the game drives.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 13h00
Check-out by 10h30

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged when accommodating the whole lodge, please enquire.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
December 2011 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Lodge was very Eco Friendly and luxury "rustic", open, airy and welcoming! Very relaxing atmosphere and definitely a getaway from Hustle and Bustle of...

Christeen, JHB

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