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Kololo Game Reserve

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Bakkerspas, Vaalwater 0530 South Africa
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Kololo Game Reserve: From enjoying the Big Five while being on safari to walking and biking around freely among the African wildlife. Relaxed, comfortable, malaria free and child friendly, only a 3,5 hour drive from Johannesburg. Kololo Game Reserve is a nature reserve where the harmless African wildlife roams free. You can walk around freely and safely within the whole reserve from any of our accommodations . This is what makes Kololo a perfect family destination. You can thoroughly enjoy the African bush while being surrounded by giraffe, zebra, kudu, wildebeest and many more species of game and birds. Kololo Game Reserve is part of the even bigger Welgevonden Game Reserve. Welgevonden is home to the Big Five and many other big and small African game species. No private cars are allowed to enter the reserve, but we offer daily game drives in an open safari vehicle from Kololo to spot the Big Five. - Access to Big Five - Accommodation and free walking/biking among harmless wildlife - Malaria free and child friendly - At 3,5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg - Restaurant - Swimming pool - Curio and small snack shop
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Poolside bar
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Horseback riding
Walking tours
BBQ facilities
Gift shop
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Laundry service
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Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
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Kitchenette
Bath / shower
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Telephone
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Private bathrooms
Kitchenware
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Mountain view
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English, Afrikaans

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eboer591741 wrote a review Yesterday
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We had a very pleasant stay at Kololo. Beautiful cottages, well equipped, excellent base for game drives at Welgevonden. The staff were so friendly and do everything they can to make you feel at home. Fantastic cuisine and service. Game drives were great with an experienced ranger who really went the extra mile. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Erica G wrote a review Oct 2021
Kenilworth, South Africa60 contributions15 helpful votes
Myself and a friend stayed at Kololo this last week and it was fantastic! I was a little nervous turning onto a dirt road in a sedan but taking it slow the road is fine for small cars and once at the lodge - you want to be on a guided game drive anyway because the guides know where the Cheetah are in the neighboring Big 5 park (which is literally a stones throw away). We had a fantastic time and highly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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awilmo192702 wrote a review Sep 2021
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Just had a fantastic long weekend at Kololo in the Welgovenden Reserve. Very convenient from Johannesburg, abundant with game and a great staff team this was an ideal long weekend bush break with the family.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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kimapers wrote a review Jul 2021
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Perfect spot to relax and enjoy widllife. We were a family of 5 and enjoying the total experience. Friendly staff and a super accomodation the elephant house. The lodge is bigger then our family house in Belgium.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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474vernon wrote a review Apr 2021
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Excellent location with access to the adjacent big 5 reserve, enthusiastic guides, the culinary creations from the chef were amazing and accommodation was top class. Friendly and helpful staff made us feel right at home.
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PRICE RANGE
US$212 - US$343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceWaterbergVaalwater
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kololo Game Reserve
What are some of the property amenities at Kololo Game Reserve?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kololo Game Reserve?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a desk, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Kololo Game Reserve?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Kololo Game Reserve?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kololo Game Reserve?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Kololo Game Reserve have airport transportation?
Yes, Kololo Game Reserve offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kololo Game Reserve?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Is Kololo Game Reserve accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.