Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa - South Africa

SUPERB SAFARI DESTINATION

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa is a luxurious, five-star private Safari Lodge and Villa situated within the malaria-free Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg District of the Limpopo Province of South Africa. In an under three-hour drive or a one hour flight from Johannesburg, you can escape into this ideal safari destination to experience the magic of the Big 5 at home in the African bush.

Mhondoro Game Lodge - Luxury Safari Lodge
MAIN LODGE

The Main Lodge is the vibrant heart of Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa. The Main Lodge and private Villa were extensively rebuilt in 2015, following a devastating fire. The masterfully decorated building boasts an Africa-meets-Europe chic and contemporary design that invites guests of all ages, and from all corners of the globe, to make themselves at home.

Mhondoro Game Lodge - Waterhole Hide
WATERHOLE HIDE

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa offers the unique opportunity to have an eye-to-eye encounter with wildlife from their underground waterhole hide. The hide is connected to the Main Lodge through a 65 metre reinforced concrete tunnel and Mhondoro Safari Lodge is the first and only lodge in South Africa to offer this excitingly special experience.

Mhondoro Game Lodge - Luxury Safari Villa
MHONDORO VILLA

The ultimate in luxury and privacy, Mhondoro Villa is perfectly suited for exclusive family or small group bookings of up to six guests and where every desire has been anticipated in advance. Being set apart from but within short walking distance of the Main Lodge, every comfort has been taken care of through the luxury it offers.

Mhondoro Game Lodge - Detox Program
RETREATS

Without even noticing, everyone is taking toxins into their body, either through chemicals sprayed on food, through additives in our food, through cosmetics, air pollution or medicines. Enjoy the ultimate spoil by treating yourself to an exclusive yoga and detox programme. Note: advance bookings are essential due to limited availability!

BIG 5 OF MHONDORO
WATERHOLE HIDE

A 65 metre reinforced tunnel connects an underground waterhole hide to the Main Lodge.

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STAR DECK

An exceptional vantage point to gaze into the vast African night sky – your own private viewing deck into the infinite Southern Hemisphere constellations.

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CULINARY DESTINATION

Get a taste of the culinary delights the continent has to offer and indulge in our modern African cuisine.

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SPA & WELLNESS

Indulge in the moment and enjoy a deep tissue massage, a hot stone massage or a soothing aromatherapy treatment.

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SAFARIS

Our private rangers are professional and use their expert knowledge tell you everything about the flora and fauna of the African bush.

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BIG 5

Welgevonden Game Reserve is home to over fifty animal species, including Africa’s world-famous Big 5: African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard and rhinoceros. Our rangers are experts in tracking these magnificent creatures during the early morning or late afternoon game drives. The 35,000 hectare reserve contains the world’s largest concentration, on private land, of the highly endangered white rhino. The Reserve’s renowned anti-poaching unit has ensured that not one of these gargantuan grazers has ever been lost to poaching – an incredible feat on a continent where the practice is endemic.

RANGERS DIARY
ELEPHANT AT THE OFFICE
1 August 2017
Living in the bush, you have no choice but to adapt, quickly, and become accustomed to challenges that are very different from what you would find in the City!
LION AT THE WATERHOLE
15 July 2017
Many animals come to drink at our waterhole hide, as well as the saline pools at Mhondoro’s main lodge and Villa. On more rare occasions, leopard, cheetah, rhino and lion also visit.
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

``AMAZING SAFARI LODGE``

‘Thank you very much for a wonderful stay. This experience has made it to the top of my best travel destinations.’

Ntandoyenkosi Kunene (Miss SA 2016)

“PERFECTION!!!”

'Having spent 3 nights and 4 days at Mhondoro both my fiance and I could only describe this place as heaven!'

CMDaly