Exquisite 5 Star Game Lodge, Welgevonden Private Game Reserve

  • Lot Size: 500 hectare


Exquisite 5 Star Lodge
Welgevonden Private Game Reserve

Definitely one of the best I’ve ever seen!

Fully developed and completely furnished 5 star Lodge, with
±500ha of Freehold land and
Traversing right over entire 37 500ha Big 5 Welgevonden Reserve


Property Type:


Part Commercial Game Lodge
One of the best constructions ever came across



Located in the central section of the reserve.

Use is made of Welgevonden’s Main Entrance Gate for access to the property.


Size (Buildings)







Game Lodge comprising:

Central hub area with:

  • Large lounge and formal dining area
  • Wooden patio deck – both covered and open area
  • Office
  • Conference room
  • Boma for outdoor dining
  • Swimming pool


4 x Luxury en-suit Chalets

  • Each air-conditioned unit having a separate toilet, inside and outside shower, double wash basin, mini bar and private patio


Luxurious Owner’s Unit

  • Large en-suit bedroom
  • Private lounge and dining area
  • Private swimming pool


Staff accommodation




Own boreholes and storage tanks



Eskom electricity supply

Size (Land):


±500Ha (x 2,471 = acres) or (x 1,168 = morgen)



The 37 500 ha Welgevonden Private Game Reserve is in the malaria-free Waterberg mountains region of South Africa’s Limpopo Province.

The greater region is a UNESCO-recognised biosphere reserve of approximately 15 000 square km; and the world’s only savannah biosphere reserve at that!  The small town of Vaalwater is roughly in the middle of the region.

The Welgevonden reserve is is home to an extraordinary diversity of plant and animal wildlife.  The big five (Lion, Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant and Leopard) roam freely and more than 350 species of birds occur.

Reserve management is undertaken by separate entity to which a monthly levy is paid.



Nearest Town:

Vaalwater (23km on tar from Welgevonden main gate)

Next larger town: Nylstroom (Modimolle).



200km from Zambezi Drive, Pretoria to Welgevonden main gate



Mountainous and undulating topography with flat areas

Other Notables:


Overlooking own private waterhole

Helipad in lodge grounds

1600m runway located 4km from Lodge



Company owned

Value Added Tax


VAT registered

Current property uses:


Mixed commercial eco-tourism and private lodge

Potential property uses:


Full commercial or corporate or private lodge

Included in Sale:


All furniture, fittings, equipment and game viewer vehicles

Selling Price:


Priced to sell! ZAR 16 million negotiable excl. VAT or Transfer Fees, if and when applicable


Please note:
Google Satellite Image and Map Data Road Map Accuracy
The below image and map only provide an approximate location for the property.  Although the Google / Map Data application is the best that we can find at this stage it is not accurate for some or other season not entirely clear to us.

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Exquisite 5 Star Game Lodge, Welgevonden Private Game Reserve

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