Palala River Cottages

  • 2 accommodation options

Located in the beautiful mountainous scenery of the Waterberg, Jembisa is a beautiful private game reserve that encompasses a wide diversity of habitats and biomes including savannah plains, syringa forests, riverine forests, gullies, rock faces, cliffs, flood plains and with 7km of the Palala river meandering through it.

Scattered across the private Jembisa Game Reserve, the self-catering Palala River cottages are all different and can accommodate couples looking for a romantic getaway , families after adventure and fun or groups of friends travelling together.

Guests can also enjoy a variety of activities and get the most out of the beautiful landscape and the wildlife on the reserve. From self-driving to guided drives and walks, hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing, birding or relaxing with a massage, guests are free to choose.

Conservation story

Jembisa lies in the heart of the Unesco world biosphere reserve of the Waterberg. Land and wildlife management is top priority and planned with the help of consultants and experts in the field. As a result, this pristine wilderness is being managed sustainably and protected for the future.

Palala River Cottages
accommodation options

Browse through Palala River Cottages 's accommodation options.

  • River Cottage

    The most romantic and private stone and thatch cottage on the river. Positioned …

    from R 1200 / Per accommodation per night

  • Samia Lodge

    Samia is an elevated wooden cabin, privately situated with magnificent views acr…

    from R 2200 / Per accommodation per night


  • Superb

    Our stay was amazing, we loved everything about the river cottage and the service was great, will definitely be going back again next year

    U. Manari

    11 February 2022

  • Loved the experience

    Neat and cozy.

    H. Van Tonder

    11 February 2022

  • Amazing

    Excellent relaxation place, very tranquil surrounding.

    W. Masombuka

    11 February 2022

From R 1200.00 / per accommodation per night

SADC resident rate from R 600.00 /pppn

You won't be charged until the property confirms

How to get there

  • Polokwane Airport

    Muisvogelkraal 654Lr, Melkrivier, Vaalwater

    1 hrs

  • Check in at Palala River Cottages

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Palala River Cottages

    10:00 on day of departure