Izingwe Lodge

Izingwe Lodge is a luxurious five-star lodge in the northern Bushveld of South Africa, in the UNESCO-designated Waterberg Biosphere. Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Izingwe Lodge is a luxurious five-star lodge in the northern Bushveld of South Africa, in the UNESCO-designated Waterberg Biosphere. It’s a three-hour drive or 50-minute helicopter/aeroplane flight from Johannesburg or Tambo International Airport. The lodge is nestled in a secluded mountain valley in the 86,000-acre Welgevonden Game Reserve.

Izingwe is all about safari — here the game viewing, birding and photography are among the best in Africa.

Izingwe is operated on an ‘exclusive use’ basis, so for the duration of their stay, guests have the lodge and its facilities for their sole use. The safari guide, a gifted educator and expert tracker, tailors the experience to guests’ interests and the dynamics of the wildlife activity. The exclusive use policy at Izingwe Lodge enhances the safari experience; with a private guide and vehicle, Izingwe’s schedule is determined by the guests and their desire to spend time in the bush. There are no limitations and safaris can be any time of the day or night. 

Each safari is an interactive education in tracking, animal behaviour and bush interpretation. The topography lends itself to full-day game drives — picnic fare is provided on these day trips and time is taken out for a dining experience in the bush. 

Guests at Izingwe aren’t subject to the competing interests of other guests or time constraints of larger commercial lodges or national parks. 

Izingwe Lodge consists of a main lodge building with a large, comfortable living and dining area, a viewing veranda, bar and refreshing infinity pool; three luxurious, private guest villas; an outdoor boma dinner venue for dining under the stars; a hide at the waterhole; and a well-equipped fitness centre. The three exquisite guest villas sleep two people in king-size beds and have en suite bathrooms and outdoor showers. Each villa has a private viewing deck as well as outdoor day beds where guests can relax while taking in the breathtaking views of the Waterberg Mountain range. 


The exclusive safari experience — not sharing the lodge facilities or safari vehicle with any other guests for the duration of your stay


• Three guest villas
• Outdoor boma 
• Hide 
• Viewing deck
• Swimming pool 
• Indoor lounge and bar 
• Fitness centre

• Safari drives 
• Photography
• Birding
• Bush picnics


T: +27 82 600 8627
E: izingwe@telkomsa.net

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