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Luxury Room
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 5750 / per person per night sharing

Honeymoon Suite
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 5750 / per person per night sharing

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About Bontle Lodge

Situated within the magical Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg Biosphere, Bontle Lodge is an immersive safari retreat surrounded by the untouched charm of the bush. Meaning 'beauty' in Sesotho, Bontle Lodge is scenic in every aspect, from the outdoor showers overlooking the bushveld to the meandering river gracing its grounds. A favoured hideaway for nature enthusiasts and Big 5 lovers worldwide, Bontle Lodge promises a luxurious escape, offering five-star accommodations across five rooms, including a dedicated honeymoon suite, ensuring an intimate ambience for guests.

Each elegantly appointed room features traditional doors and mosquito nets, complemented by fans for added comfort. Delight in a culinary journey with three meals daily, expertly crafted by a private chef and inspired by both African and international flavours, with added snacks between. Immerse yourself in the serenity of the lodge and reserve, with the added excitement of potential wildlife sightings near your accommodation. Explore an array of recreational activities, from poolside relaxation and sundowners to souvenir shopping and moments with loved ones by the fireplace.

Bontle Lodge Setting

Bontle Lodge provides an authentic South African safari experience, offering morning and afternoon game drives that afford guests prime opportunities to observe the pristine bushveld, diverse wildlife, and bird species. The reserve is home to the renowned Big Five alongside many other animals including antelope, eland, duiker, cheetahs, and wildebeest, ensuring a captivating encounter with nature's wonders.

Explorers can also marvel at the array of rare and elusive species, including the brown hyena, aardwolf, pangolin, and aardvark, some of which are best observed during nocturnal night drives led by experienced rangers. Bird enthusiasts will be in their element with Welgevonden Reserve's rich birdlife, with over 300 species to spot, including the majestic fish eagle and the elusive blue cranes, known to breed in the southern section during the early months of the year.

What's included

  • All meals
  • Select local beverages
  • Tea/coffee
  • Twice daily game drives
  • Return scheduled transfers from Welgevonden main gate to the lodge



How to get there

  • 4 hrs

    O.R. Tambo International Airport

  • Bontle Lodge

    Portion 6 Farm 470KQ Welgevonden Game Reserve 0630

  • Check in at Bontle Lodge

    13:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Bontle Lodge

    11:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions


    Bontle Lodge impact highlights

    Bontle Lodge emphasizes local employment while prioritizing wildlife conservation through practices such as grey water usage and recycling.

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