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  • Makalali Private Game Reserve
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Big Five
  • Excellently rated by guests

aha Makalali Private Game Reserve is located close to the mighty Drakensberg mountains west of the Kruger Park, this ethnic bush retreat lies on 26 000 hectares of bushveld in the North-eastern Lowveld, South Africa. Flights can be arranged into Hoedspruit Airport and from here transfers organized. Makalali Game Reserve boasts the ‘Big Five’ - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Other characteristic species are cheetah, giraffe, zebra and kudu.

aha Makalali River Lodge is situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River. This 5 star lodge consists of three camps that have six luxury suites each. All the camps are private yet within easy access of one another, featuring a plunge pool plus enclosed dining and lounge area. All suites have an en-suite bathroom which includes an indoor and outdoor shower and fireplace. The raised, private timber viewing deck (sala) offers spectacular views from which to observe the bird life and game. It’s also an ultimate spot for private luncheons or dinners.

Dining at aha Makalali Private Game Lodge is a culinary adventure. The cuisine is a combination of regional African cuisine which represents a melting pot of cooking styles that have evolved over the centuries of exploration on this great continent.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Big Five
  • Culinary adventure
  • Situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River
  • Spectacular views

Facilities

  • Dining Area
  • Lounge area
  • Conference centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Boma

Activities

  • Game Drives
  • Hot Air Balloon Rides
  • Golfing Excursions
  • Conferencing 
  • Gin Stop

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Rooms

Room type Features Rates
Suite
Suite
Suite

Available: 17

Check-in: From 14:00 PM

Check-out: To 10:00 AM

Show Room Info
  • Air conditioning
  • Bath
  • Indoor Shower
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Sala
  • Fireplace
  • More

    FROM $420

    TO $435

    Per person per night sharing

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    Family Suite
    Family Suite
    Family Suite

    Available: 1

    Check-in: From 14:00 PM

    Check-out: To 10:00 AM

    Show Room Info
  • Air conditioning
  • Bath
  • Indoor Shower
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Sala
  • Fireplace
  • More

    FROM $420

    TO $435

    Per person per night sharing

    Enquire Now What's Included

    Rates

    Low Season

    Dates Room Type Board Basis Rate
    01 Apr 2024 - 30 Sep 2024 Suite Per person per night sharing From $420
    01 Apr 2024 - 30 Sep 2024 Family Suite Per person per night sharing From $420

    High Season

    Dates Room Type Board Basis Rate
    01 Oct 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 Suite Per person per night sharing From $435
    01 Oct 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 Family Suite Per person per night sharing From $435

    INCLUDED IN THE RATES

    • Accommodation
    • All meals
    • Two game drives daily
    From $420 per person sharing
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