Marataba Mountain Lodge Marakele National Park Accommodation Waterberg
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Loadshedding Proof

  • Solar power
  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests10
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

Marataba Mountain Lodge is a Limpopo game lodge providing a wildlife experience for tourists visiting Waterberg.

About Marataba Mountain Lodge

At a Glance

What to expect at the lodge/reserve

  • All meals included
  • All of the Big 5
  • Guided game drives included
  • Malaria-free area
  • Conservation fee applicable

The lodge is cleverly situated on the hillside at the bottom of Waterfall Valley in the Marakele National Park. 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!

Thabazimbi Accommodation

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 Mountain 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.

Features you'll appreciate

  • always on
  • wifi
  • swimming
  • parking
  • airport
  • room service
  • wake up
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • 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

  • Concierge
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Loadshedding Facilities

What is loadshedding? It refers to the temporary suspension of electricity provided by Eskom, South Africa's electricity provider, to reduce consumption and thereby the load on the national grid. To compensate, South African property owners are turning to solar power, inverters with backup batteries or in some cases generators to keep the power on, wherever feasible.

  • Solar power

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

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.

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

Qty: 5
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Luxury accommodation in an Eco Suite; all meals; teas/coffees; inclusive drinks and selected snacks (all soft drinks, and selection of beers, spirits and house wines); two game drives daily with FGASA-accredited field guide and tracker; game drive refreshments and snacks; specified inclusive safari activities; Wi-Fi in public areas.

Specialist activities included: Game drives; bush walks; stargazing; wildlife lectures; bush breakfasts, picnic lunches and bush dinners; Miss Mara water safari.

Laundry; premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagnes; cigars and cigarettes; all flights and transfers not specified; gratuities; telephone calls; Onelife MORE Boutique purchases; Marataba South Africa entrance fee and guest conservation contribution; any extras will be for the guest’s account.

Specialist activities excluded: Private open safari vehicle hire; Thabametsi Treehouse; any additional external services.

Verified Host

  • Telephone & email verified
  • Host identification on file
  • Proof of address on file
  • Property listed on since July 2015

Need to Know

Child policyChildren 16 years and over are welcome.

Closest airport(s)OR Tambo International - 305km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the property Mastercard, Visa, American Express, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since July 2015

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