Welcome to Mabalingwe Nature Reserve!
Rich in abundant bird and animal life, including Africa’s “Big 5”, it is here where nature has united to create the perfect paradise on earth. Spread over more than 12 500 ha and malaria free, unspoilt bushveld, Mabalingwe Nature Reserve nestles in the shadow of the majestic Waterberg Mountains.
In our tradition of 'something for everyone' there are a number of recreational activities to be found. After a memorable day of activities, relax with a superb meal in the restaurant, and then sipping cocktails against the backdrop of the setting sun, listening to nocturnal calls of the wild.
The service and friendliness of the staff combined with the wonder of the wild will ensure you leave Mabalingwe with unforgettable memories and the realization that you are indeed 'richer' for partaking in this breathtaking experience. “Heaven is made on earth”, they say.
Here at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve heaven has been created for you, whether you need a break, a holiday, a conference or a venue for your private or company function, you will surely find it at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Live the African experience!
Tlou Lodge :
The Tlou Lodge has twin bedded lodge rooms as well as luxury en-suite, six sleeper self catering lodge close to the Tlou Conference Centre. These lodges are 3 & 4 star graded and is the ideal "getaway" home for those not wishing to be involved in anything more than nature and its animal life. The accommodation is versatile providing “home from home” comforts to all guests.
Bush Camps :
For the more adventurous, two bush camps are available where only the night calls of the wild and a crackling campfire entertain guests…
Kalahari Bush Camp :
Kalahari Bush Camp is privately situated at the foot of the mountains rolling through Mabalingwe, and was developed for family and group getaways. 5 luxury tents connected with a wooden walk way, you can experience luxury and still cater for yourself. The camp consists of five luxury twin bedded tents with en-suite bathroom, fridge, coffee/tea station and electricity. All five tents are hidden between lush Bushveld trees and private from each other. The central, fully equipped kitchen, splash pool and lapa are situated at the end of the walkway and are easily accessible.
Kalahari Tent Camp :
5 dome tents with lighting but without power points. The camp consists of a kitchen as well as an ablution block. Kalahari 4x4 Camp: 4x4 stands without any facilities.
Pitsi Bush Camp :
Pitsi Bush Camp caters for a group of ten people, hidden away from the rest of the camps on the Reserve, and for those who feel the need for ultimate privacy and a great bush experience, this camp is definitely a must. This bush retreat is fully equipped and has hot and cold running water and a splash pool to make use of in the heat of summer. With unspoiled views and game walking freely through the camp you will be able to rejuvenate your senses.