Perfectly positioned in the stunning mountainous views of the Waterberg in the Limpopo province, South Africa, Jembisa is an incredible private game reserve with an extensive diversity of habitats and biomes as well as savannah plains, syringa forests, riverine forests, gullies, rock faces, cliffs, flood plains and with 7km of the Palala river flowing through it.
There are two beautiful homely and cosy lodges within the reserve, Jembisa Bush Home and Magari Safari Lodge. These modern and leisurly lodges are a great getaway destination for family safaris or small groups of friends or couples who want to enjoy the award winning African hospitality and diverse wildlife experiences many unique to Jembisa.
There are numerous to choose from at Jembisa. Alll activities are suitable for all ages and interests. Activities include day and night game drives, guided bush walks, wildlife camera trap setting, bird watching, camp outs under the stars, mountain biking, teen tracker programmes, swimming, fishing, visits to Bushman painting and Iron Age sites on the reserve and massage treatments for those looking for more rejuvenation.
Activities at Jembisa
Game Drivesmore info
Walking Safarismore info
Ranger Shadowingmore info
Mountain Bikingmore info
Accommodation options at Jembisa
Jembisa Lodge SuitesgroupMin 1 guest - max guestscottage6
Comprising cosy and modern lodge suites, Jembisa Bush Home, in its own secluded wildlife reserve with a unique safari experience that is a great combination of …
from R 8200 / Per person per night
R4100 Last minute rateenquire
Magari Safari LodgegroupMin 1 guest - max guestscottage1
Magari Lodge is a stunning, boutique safari villa in the private Jembisa Game Reserve in the heart of the Waterberg wilderness. Magari is in an unbelievably bea…
from R 7288 / Per person per night sharing
R3644 Last minute rateenquire
How to get there
Polokwane International Airport
Jembisa, Muisvogelkraal 654LR, Vaalwater
Check in at Jembisa
14:00 on day of arrival
Check out at Jembisa
11:00 on day of departure
Had the most amazing time with the Jembisa team! The attention to detail of the staff was absolutely off the charts and it made our anniversary weekend away very special. Would recommend Jembisa to anyone looking to relax, eat amazing food and enjoy nature at its finest!
Jembisa impact highlights
Jembisa is situated in the center of the Unesco world biosphere reserve of the Waterberg, in Limpopos. Land and wildlife management is key and planned with the assistance of consultants and experts in the field. As a result, this pristine wilderness is being managed sustainably and conserved for the future.