About Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway offers true luxury tucked away among the wild African Bush. Located inside the scenic Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway is perched on top of a towering hill overlooking a flowing river and is part of the UNESCO Waterberg Biosphere. The elegantly designed lodge is a truly immersive destination, perfect for those seeking an unforgettable, peaceful and intimate escape in Big 5 territory.

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway consists of just eight beautifully decorated suites that are draped across the clifftop ridge, offering an impeccable view over the Sterkstroom River below. The suites are elegantly decorated with natural elements and a modern touch, including all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Open the big French doors and enjoy the view from your private deck and plunge pool, or enjoy a delicious meal in the scenic main lodge area.

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway Setting

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in South Africa boasts a magnificent landscape made up of old farmlands that have been returned to their natural form, and a wild conservation area. In addition to the Big Five, the diverse area has become home to some very unique animals that are not common in other reserves such as brown and spotted hyena, caracal, and aardvark, as well as over 300 different bird species.

Guests staying at Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway also get to bear witness to the Waterberg Mountains, one of the oldest mountain ranges globally and classified as a UNESCO heritage site. Explore the area on an open 4x4 vehicle operated by experienced guides with twice daily (morning and evening) game drives included in your stay.

Accommodation options at Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

  • Clifftop Hideaway Lodge Suites

    Min 1 guest - max 2 guests
    8 Lodge Suites

    Guests staying at Clifftop Hideaway are accommodated in eight spacious lodge suites overlooking the Sterkstroom River, each with a private deck and plunge pool.…


    from R 7258 / per-person-per-night

    Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
    Outdoor Shower
    Outdoor Shower
    Wine Cellar
    Wine Cellar
    Tea & Coffee Station
    Tea & Coffee Station

What's included

  • Three meals daily
  • Selected beverages
  • Two daily game drives



How to get there

  • 3 hrs


  • Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

    East Gate, R517, Welgevonden Game Reserve, Vaalwater

  • Check in at Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

    13:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway

    11:00 on day of departure


  • Beautiful, romantic location!

    We spend 2 nights at Clifftops and wow...The staff are fantastic, the location amazing and the game drive experience is brilliant. Highly recommended for a romantic weekend away, we'll definitely be back!

    Conservio.com review

    Robert N.

Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway impact highlights

Set within the Waterberg plateau, Welgevonden Private Game Reserve first became a conservation area in 1993, consolidating a number of private farms, removing internal fences and returning this amazing area to its original state. Today, the reserve boasts one of Africa's largest populations of white rhino on a private reserve, and as a result of the reserve's diverse landscapes there are over 50 mammal species and 250 bird species.

Are you unsure of where to stay? Contact us to help plan your nature-based travel.

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