Gweda Lodge is built with an open-plan living area and the large stack away glass sliding doors open onto the huge deck with sun loungers. This swimming pool area with seating has exquisite views of the mountains and bush. The luxury leather couches, dining room with a solid wood dining table & bar area, as well as an open plan “state of the art” kitchen with fridge, microwave and gas oven/stove has all the conveniences you might require. The lodge is fully furnished with all linen, cutlery and crockery included for a self-catering getaway or for ultimate relaxation, a chef can be arranged to cook your food for you.

The main building and the bar area has a television with selected DStv channels, an ice machine, fridge, pool table, air hockey & table tennis for entertainment. A private game-viewing vehicle can be rented to self-drive and enjoy the animal life to the fullest.

  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Loungers on the deck
  • Secure Parking
  • Self-Catering or Chef Catered
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Maid service
  • Full Kitchen
  • Patio
  • Microwave
  • Sitting area
  • Table tennis
  • Malaria Free
  • Braai Area / Boma
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Serviced Daily
  • Air conditioning
  • Plunge pool
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool Table
  • Swimming Pool
  • Secure Parking
  • DSTV/ Satellite television
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Colour Television
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony
  • Ironing board
  • Safe
  • Air Hockey

House Rules

The Noise policy at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve applies to the entire property and all lodges within the reserve:

Please note that strict noise restrictions apply as you are in a nature reserve.

Noise travels far in the open areas and guests are asked to keep all noise to a minimum at all times.

We kindly request that you be courteous towards the wildlife and your neighbours and keep the noise levels to a reasonable level.

10:00 to 22:00 – Low noise (no screaming and shouting) and soft music (for your ears only).
22:00 to 10:00 – No noise and no music.

No loud noise or music (portable speakers or music from motor vehicles) will be tolerated / permitted at any time.

A hefty fine (up to R 4 000) will be issued by the nature reserve directly to guest(s) that disregards this noise policy – this fine will not be covered by the lodge.

Children are welcome. Please note that young children must be under the supervision of their parents at all times.

Under age (teenage) children must be accompanied by adults.

No parties.
No pets are allowed under any circumstances.

Noise policies are regulated by “The Noise Control Regulations In Terms Of Section 25 Of The Environment Conservation Act, 1989 (Act No. 73 Of 1989) SA”

Languages Spoken

• Afrikaans
• English

Activities Within Mabalingwe

In addition to the private lodges amenities, the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve offers mountain bike trails, tennis courts, hiking, game viewing, bird watching, swimming, a spa, miniature golf, bush pub, conferencing, and a comprehensive food and beverage offering in the reception bar.

  • Horse Riding
  • Big Five
  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Squash
  • Putt-Putt / Miniature Golf