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Ngama Lodge

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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum 
Cabin
At a small additional charge, you can get a professional game ranger to take you on game drives. Any other questions please don’t hesitate to ask. Introduction: Ngama Lodge is a special place where you can truly experience the wild beauty of nature by simply relaxing on the patio of your own private game lodge. Drive through the bush with your guests in your own game drive vehicle viewing wild animals and birds up close with no-one urging you to move on (Qualified Game Ranger Only). Spend time identifying the myriad of trees and grasses. Land Size: The Lodge is constructed on a 1 hectare portion of land. This 1 ha forms part of the development that was incorporated into the Mabula Big 5 Game Reserve which in total more than 19 000 hectare in size. Water: This Lodge is supplied with wate...At a small additional charge, you can get a professional game ranger to take you on game drives. Any other questions please don’t hesitate to ask. Introduction: Ngama Lodge is a special place where you can truly experience the wild beauty of nature by simply relaxing on the patio of your own private game lodge. Drive through the bush with your guests in your own game drive vehicle viewing wild animals and birds up close with no-one urging you to move on (Qualified Game Ranger Only). Spend time identifying the myriad of trees and grasses. Land Size: The Lodge is constructed on a 1 hectare portion of land. This 1 ha forms part of the development that was incorporated into the Mabula Big 5 Game Reserve which in total more than 19 000 hectare in size. Water: This Lodge is supplied with water from boreholes. The whole reserve has several waterholes where game comes to drink water. Location: Nestled at the foot of the Waterberg Mountain near Bela Bela which is less than 2 hours drive from Johannesburg. The Lodge: This immaculate Lodge reflects elegance and its African sophisticated architecture offers you extraordinary views of the African plains..... This lodge consists of the following: - Four bedrooms with in-suite bathrooms and with outside showers to give you that “romantic experience”. - Full kitchen with gas stove and pantry - Large dining room - Double volume entrance - Large lounge - Pool table - Various viewing decks - Under roof dining room/veranda - Enclosed Boma - Pool with pool decks - A Storeroom - 4 car ports Ngama Lodge Infrastructure: - More than 300km game drive roads. - Fence line management roads. - Privately manned and secured entrance gatehouse. - Electricity to eight transformer sites. - Electrified fences along the 47km perimeter of the reserve. - Sixteen dams built. - Provision of water to each site. - 2000 head of over 50 species of game, 300 species of birds and over 50 species of trees, are to be found in the reserve. - Mabula airstrip: 24°44'S 27°54'E; 4200ft; - Runway: 32/14; 1300 metres and is a grass strip. Fauna and Flora: Ngama Lodge is located in a MALARIA FREE area in the heart of the Northern Bushveld Region - at the southern foothills of the Blue Waterberg Mountains - about 45 km west of the bushveld town of Warmbaths. The rainfall season is between October and April, with the highest rainfall being measured in December and January. The vegetation is a mosaic of different plant communities each of which have their own unique grazing or browsing capacities for various kinds of game. The vegetation is a mosaic of different plant communities each of which have their own unique grazing or browsing capacities for various kinds of game. The management of The Greater Mabula Game Reserve is done on a pro-active basis with much rehabilitation of flora, fauna and birds being undertaken: ground hornbill, redbilled oxpecker, vulture restaurant, serval cats, free roaming lion, elephant and sickle bush clearing. More than 50 species of wild animals, 300 species of birds and more than 50 species of trees may be found on the reserve. Broadly speaking the reserve is divided into: open veld, tree savannah, mountain veld, open savannah, wet grasslands, mountainous rock and old fields.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
When going on game drives, please close all doors and windows so that wild animals can't get inside and cause chaos.
Bedrooms
4 Doubles
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
David G
Hosting since April 2019
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 40%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (1)
Stef
Stef
Secunda, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Wonderful Weekend Away
Much fun was had by all in this serene and beautiful place. David was very helpful and available for our questions. I can highly recommend this lodge and actually can’t wait to go back!
Visited March 2021
Written 30 March 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Outdoor amenities
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Parking
  • Secure parking available

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Check in / out timings
Check in after 1 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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