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Magari Safari Villa


Accommodation options

Superior Double Room
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 8250 / per person per night sharing

Standard Room
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 6600 / per person per night sharing

Luxury Double Room
Max 2 Guests
1 double

from R 7150 / per person per night sharing

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About Magari Safari Villa

Magari Safari Villa is a boutique bush villa located within the beautiful Jembisa Game Reserve in the Waterberg, offering a scenic space to enjoy the wild African landscape. This intimate and finely appointed villa, with its small-scale and private setting, is an ideal choice for small groups, families, celebratory gatherings, and even intimately romantic safari weddings. The villa comprises six en-suite bedrooms, with five rooms in the landscaped villa gardens and one room located within the main villa itself. Magari can accommodate a total of 10 to 12 guests, with a minimum age requirement of 6 years for children.

Among the garden rooms, two feature outdoor decks that overlook the valley and hills, complete with outdoor showers that offer stunning panoramic views. The remaining three garden rooms are positioned further back within the garden and feature covered verandahs, perfect for observing the local wildlife. The bedroom within the main villa provides a private setting and opens onto a viewing deck that showcases the stunning Palala Valley. There is also an inviting boma for evening campfire gatherings, a sunbathing terrace, and a scenic swimming pool that provides breathtaking views.

Magari Safari Villa Setting

Magari Safari Villa offers incredible views over a meandering bend of the Palala River in South Africa, encompassing sweeping savannah and wooded plains against the backdrop of rolling hills. Guests at Magari Safari Villa will embark on a safari experience that nourishes the soul, providing an opportunity to relax in stunning surroundings.

There are a diverse array of activities on offer, including day and night game drives, guided nature walks, mountain biking, nature walks and the unforgettable experience of camping under the starry night sky. For those with a penchant for history and culture, the reserve also offers visits to Bushman painting and Iron Age sites. Additionally, guests seeking relaxation can indulge in rejuvenating massage treatments.

What's included

  • All meals and beverages
  • All wildlife activities at Jembisa
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry service


How to get there

  • 1 hrs

    Polokwane International Airport

  • Magari Safari Villa

    Jembisa, Muisvogelkraal 654LR, Vaalwater

  • Check in at Magari Safari Villa

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Magari Safari Villa

    11:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions


    Magari Safari Villa impact highlights

    Magari is situated within the Jembisa Reserve 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.

    The owners hold a deep-seated commitment to preserving and responsibly overseeing this extraordinary and stunning segment of the natural environment. Their foremost focus is on the meticulous management of the land and wildlife, a task undertaken in collaboration with experienced consultants and field experts. This dedicated effort ensures that the pristine wilderness is being sustainably tended to and safeguarded for generations to come.

    To craft a comprehensive management blueprint for the reserve, the services of Dr. Fanie Venter, a distinguished figure in the field, have been enlisted. This meticulous plan encompasses every facet of land, river, flora, and fauna management.

    On a broader scale, Jembisa Reserve is an integral part of the UNESCO-designated Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, actively participating in the Waterberg Nature Conservancy. This organization unites the majority of landowners in the region, with the shared objective of nurturing sound conservation practices, exchanging ideas, and offering mutual support. At the international level, our primary affiliation is with Fauna and Flora International, an organization we fervently endorse and support.

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