Limpopo Province: Vhembe (Limpopo Valley), South Africa

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Alldays Louis Trichardt Musina
Tshipise Vivo

 
Place: Alldays
Kaalkraal Lodge
Type: Hunting Lodge
Address: Farm 100, Alldays District, Limpopo Province
Tel: +27 (0)11 433 8970 Cell: +27 (0)82 412 8268
Fax: +27 (0)11 433 1193
e-mail: gerald@kaalkraal.co.za

Description: At Kaalkraal Lodge we offer five African Ethnic thatched chalets, each accommodating 2 people. Our chalets are equipped with comfortable beds, all linen is provided and chalets are serviced every day. We have two ablution blocks which consist of showers, toilets, basins and hot and cold running water. Our recreational area includes a large African thatched Lapa, with dinning/bar area, snooker table and DSTV, or you can relax in the Boma around a cosy camp fire, have a braai, and tell the stories of the days hunt under the African sky. We also cater for family getaways. If hunters would like to bring their wives and children along, they are most welcome.

Place: Alldays
Ratho Bush Camps
Type: Tented Camp
Tel: +27 (0)15 575 9946
Fax: +27 (0)15 575 1580
e-mail: sandra@ratho.co.za
http://www.ratho.co.za

Description: The newly refurbished self catering tented camp accommodates 20 people in 5 en-suite tents each tent sleeps 3 pax. Outside under the lapa there are 4 beds for the adventurous. A spacious thatched lapa area with a bar in the shade of a Nyala-Berry tree makes the camp ideal for families. There is a play ground for children. A fully equipped kitchen and braai area makes camping comfortable.

Place: Louis Trichardt
Adams Apple
Type: Hotel (offers conference facilities).
Address: 13km South of Louis Trichardt
Tel: +27(0)15 516 3304 / 516 4817 Cell: +27 (0)73 780 0652
Fax: 086 512 0579
e-mail: info@adamsapplehotel.co.za

Description: Adams Apple is located 16km South of Makhado (Louis Trichardt) on route to Polokwane and close to the Airforce Base Makhado on the N1. We have 17 stylishly decorated twin rooms and one family room. All rooms are air-conditioned, room service is available and a coffee/tea tray are serviced daily. The hotel has 18 beautifully decorated chalets. We have a newly build conferencing venue which can seat from 10 to 150 people. All conferencing equipment is available

Place: Louis Trichardt
Bahati Game Lodge
Type: Lodge
Tel: + 27 (0)12 346 4928/9
Fax: + 27 (0)12 346 0266
e-mail: wdupreez@global.co.za

Description: Fully inclusive and self catering chalets. Game drives, hiking and swimming. Tarred runway.

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Bergwater Inn
Type: Hotel (offers conference facilities).
Grading: 3 star
Address: 5 Rissik Street
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 0262
Fax: + 27 (0)15 516 0262
e-mail: bergho@mweb.co.za

Description: 24 en-suite bedrooms

Place: Louis Trichardt
Buzzard Mountain Retreat
Type: Chalets/Cottages
Address: Situated in the heart of the Soutpansberg Mountain range 17km west of Makhado (Louis Trichardt)
Booking agency: John and Gail Greaves
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 4896 Cell: + 27 (0)83 469 2526
Fax: + 27 (0)15 516 4896
e-mail: sandrag@meropa.co.za

Description: The retreat lies in the Soutpansberg mountains, the main campsite is situated 3 km from the main farm dwellings in the thick indigenous bush. Privacy is the top priority. One has the choice of being taken up to your accommodation by 4x4, or bring your own 4x4, or you can brave the walk to the top. The accommodation is self-catering and consists of two stone cottages that are fully equipped and can sleep 7 to 9 people. The cottage sleeps 4 people and has its own splash pool and is accessible by ordinary vehicle. You can have the option of bed and breakfast or self-catering. All fridges, stoves and lamps are gas or paraffin fired. There is also a central rock pool for those hot Limpopo days. Camping sites are also available.

Place: Louis Trichardt
Carousel Lodge
Type: Hotel
Grading: TGCSA 2 Star
Address: 55 Klein Street
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 4482
Fax: + 27 (0)15 516-4482
e-mail: ingagilf@yebo.co.za

Description: Budget family accommodation with friendly farm atmosphere, nestled at the foothills of the Southpansberg Mountains. Organised mountain trails on horseback with 4X4 assistance.

Place: Louis Trichardt
Kennington Lodge
Type: Self-catering
Address: 14km south of Louis Trichardt, on the N1
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 1130 Cell: + 27 (0)74 552 1507
Fax: + 27 (0)15 516 1130
e-mail: kenningtonlodge@crcnet.co.za

Description: KENNINGTON LODGE offers One, two and three bedroom chalets.

Place: Louis Trichardt
Lutombo
Type: Guesthouse
Address: 141 Anderson Street
Booking agency: Helena Grobbelaar
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 0850 Cell: + 27 (0)82 878 3041
e-mail: lutombo@lantic.net
http://www.lutombo.co.za

Description: Lutombo is situated in the residential area of Louis Trichardt (Makhado), about 1 km from the main high-way to Zimbabwe and 140km from the Kruger Park. The Kruger Park gate (Punda Maria) is 140 km away, while the border post to Zimbabwe is 104 km. We are in close proximity to public sporting facilities (gholf, tennis & bowls) and popular hiking routes.

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Medike Mountian reserve
Type: Self-catering
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
GPS Co-ordinates: 22 59' 39.5" S 29 36' 52.8" E
Booking agency: Hannes & Marietjie Underhay
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 0481 Cell: +27 (0)82 204 1534
Fax: +27 (0)15 516 1138

Description: Medike is situated in the Limpopo Province about 36 km west of Louis Trichardt (Makhado). Medike is a Natural Heritage Site in the picturesque western Soutpansberg where the Sand River (Mongezi) has cut an impressive gorge through the mountain. The best way to savour Medike's rich ecological diversity, is on foot. More than 30 km of marked hiking trails meander through forested kloofs, rugged gorges, waterfalls, archaeological sites and mountain streams to waterfalls, rock formations and a mysterious Bushman shelter with ancient rock art. Campfires, a leopard rasping in the distance, star filled nights, eagles soaring above the mountains and true bushveld hospitality will make your Medike sojourn even more memorable. Dissimilar, quaint and homely accommodation is available:

Place: Louis Trichardt
Mountain View
Type: Hotel (offers conference facilities).
Address: 9km north of Louis Trichardt on N1
Tel: + 27 (0)15 517 7031
Fax: + 27 (0)15 517 7206
e-mail: bookings@mountainviewhotel.co.za
http://www.mountainviewhotel.co.za

Description: For your relaxation we offer a variety of facilities to ensure you leave us rested and ready for the road ahead. Our spacios swimming pool and lapa enables guests to enjoy long, lazy days in the sun with a drink form our Ladies bar, The Merry Monk, which offers a wide variety of drinks, spirits and pub lunches.

Place: Louis Trichardt
Plaas Guesthouse
Type: Bed and Breakfast (offers conference facilities).
Grading: Accredited
Address: 3 km on the Piesanghoek Road, 20kms east of Louis Trichardt.
Booking agency: Jan and Rita Joubert
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 4717 or 516 0599
Fax: + 27 (0)15 516 4717
e-mail: plaasgst@telkomsa.net
http://www.plaasguest.co.za

Description: The Plaas Guest House is situated on a farm in extremely tranquil surroundings. The farm lies in a lovely, lush valley in the foothills of the Soutpansberg Mountain range. Rita and Jan Joubert run and own the guest house. They personally see to the comfort and pleasure of their guests.

Place: Louis Trichardt
The Gateway Inn
Type: Hotel
Address: 6 Koraalboom Street
Booking agency: Reservations
Tel: +27 015 516 1266
Fax: +27 015 516 0899
e-mail: info@thegatewayinn.co.za
http://www.thegatewayinn.co.za

Description: The Gateway Inn is a new experience in guesthouse living. There are fifteen beautiful rooms which ensure a comfortable and private stay. The in-house restaurant boasts an array of local dishes and the cozy atmosphere will turn any meal into a feast. Located at the foot of the mysterious Soutpansberg mountains in the Limpopo, this unusual inn is positioned close to national roads and stores, which makes for an excellent overnight stop or a laid-back breakaway. The Gateway Inn also caters for all your conference needs with a state of the art conference centre.

Place: Louis Trichardt
Villa Grande
Type: Guesthouse (offers conference facilities).
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
Address: 104 Grobler Street, 400m from the N1.
Tel: + 27 (0)15 516 1161 Cell: + 27 (0)82 469 2374 o
Fax: + 27 (0)15 516 1161

Description: We offer 14 rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. English breakfasts, home cooked dinner to be arranged in advance. Pool. Wake up call system. Secure parking.

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Zvakanaka Guest Farm
Type: Self-catering
Address: Zvakanaka Farm, Witvlag Road, 11kms north of Louis Trichardt on N1.
Booking agency: Gail and Alistair Maytham
Tel: +27 (0)15 517 7249 Cell: +27 (0)84 400 4595
Fax: 086 615 5188
e-mail: gail@zka.co.za
http://www.zka.co.za

Description: Igababa Cabin on Zvakanaka farm, located on the south-facing slopes of the eastern Soutpansberg, is particularly popular for romantic getaways, it is also popular for birders and nature lovers. The cabin consists of a large bedroom/living area with a separate kitchen and bathroom. It is electrified and is fully equipped for self-catering: all the cooking utensils you need; a four-plate gas stove; a microwave oven; kettle; toaster etc. A reasonable amount of firewood is provided together with firelighters, candles and matches. There is a wallow pool off the timber deck and a delightful double bath outside under the trees. The cabin is not serviced. Linen and towels are provided. All you need to bring is your food and drink. Campsites are also available on the farm. An additional cottage has been added: Madala's Cottage

Place: Musina
Ilala Country Lodge
Type: Guesthouse / Self-catering
Address: On a game farm which overlooks the Limpopo Valley. 2km north of Messina, turn onto the R572, 5km from the N1. Well signposted.
Tel: none Cell: +27 (0)76 138 0699
Fax: + 27 (0)15 534 3220

Description: Situated on a 240 ha game estate, 8 km north-west of Messina and 13 km from Beit Bridge border post. This makes it a convenient stopover and is also ideal for longer stays. Ilala Lodge lies on the African Ivory Trail with the Iron Age World Heritage Site of Mapungupwe 30 minutes`drive away. The air-conditioned stone & thatch chalets sleep two adults & two children, all with furnished kitchens and private bathrooms. Linen and towels are supplied. Televisions in all units. The stone & thatch main building houses the dining room and four guest rooms with en-suite bathrooms (which sleep two adults and two children). Full English or continental breakfasts are served and can be arranged on arrival.

Place: Musina
Klein Bolayi Game Lodge
Type: Chalets/Cottages (offers conference facilities).
Address: Near Beit Bridge, 19 km from Messina on the R572 to Pontdrif. On a private game reserve.
Booking agency: Ingeborg and Dierk Lempertz
Tel: + 27 (0)15 534 0975
Fax: + 27 (0)15 534 0976
e-mail: lempertz@gamelodgebolayi.com
http://www.gamelodgebolayi.com

Description: Klein Bolayi Game Lodge is set in the Limpopo Valley, in the heart of the world`s largest concentration of Baobab trees, surrounded by fascinating granite outcrops in pristine bushveld vegetation. With its ten exclusive thatched-roofed chalets and the exquisite Cuisine Klein Bolayi the perfect place for exploration and relaxation. The four-star Klein Bolayi Game Lodge has ten thatched chalets inmidst colourful subtropical gardens. Each of the chalets offers en-suite facilities and are equipped with cooling fans and air-conditioners to ensure your comfort. We also offer conference facilities for up to 30 people. The T.V. lounge is connected to Satellite television.

Place: Musina
Leokwe Rest Camp
Type: Lodge
Address: Mapungubwe National Park
Tel: +27 (0)15 534 0102
Fax: +27 (0)12 426 5500
e-mail: reservations@sanparks.org

Description: The major attractions are the great number and variety of archaeological sites; San art sites; game and Big Five experiences; unusually large examples of numerous trees including baobabs and climbing figs; scenery; "moon landscapes" of sandstone formations; bird life; eco routes and "three country" experiences. Leokwe is the Mapungubwe National Park's main rest camp and is situated in a valley flanked by sandstone ridges. Facilities offered in the rest camp include: A reception complex with a swimming pool, kitchen and a small convenience store. Accommodation consits of 2 bed cottages, 4 bed family cottages and cottages ideal for the physically disabled. Take note: This is a Malaria area!

Place: Musina
Limpopo Forest Tented Camp
Type: Tented Camp
Address: Mapungubwe National Park
Tel: +27 (0)15 534 0102
Fax: +27 (0)12 426 5500
e-mail: reservations@sanparks.org

Description: The Limpopo Forest Tented Camp is found in the Mapungubwe National Park. It is situated within the riverine forest of the Limpopo River. This tented camp offers spacious rooms and outdoor areas. It caters for 16 people and has 8 x 2 bed self catering units available. It also has 7 Semi-Luxury Forest tents with 2 bed bedrooms, a kitchen, shower and toilet. It has a One Semi-Luxury Forest tent; 2 bed-bedroom, a kitchen and shower and toilet for the physically disabled swimming pool and an exclusive eco-trail. Take note: This is a malaria area!

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Limpopo River Lodge
Type: Guesthouse
Address: We are situated in the center of town between the Shell Garage and Absa Bank
Tel: +27 (0)15 534 0204
Fax: +27 (0)15 534 0125
e-mail: riverlodge@limpopo.co.za

Description: Limpopo River Lodge is situated 100 km north from Louis Trichardt and 17km from Beit Bridge border Post in the centre of Musina. It is the ideal place to stay on your way to Zimbabwe, Botswana and the Kruger National Park. The Lodge is within walking distance of shops, rastaurants, banks and the station. The Lodge has a range of accommodation from comfort to executive.

Place: Musina
Tshugulu Lodge
Type: Lodge
Address: Mapungubwe National Park
Tel: +27 (0)15 534 0102
e-mail: bookings@accommodationdirect.co.za

Description: Mapungubwe National Park is home to the larger-than-life Tshugulu Lodge - constructed in an area that is a thoroughfare for the area's wildlife, predators and the local grazers they track. Tshugulu Lodge accommodates up to fourteen guests. The camp itself must be booked out entirely by a single group, making it the ultimate intimate destination for groups wanting to take on the bush during the day, then trade stories of adventure with close friends or colleagues in the crisp evening.

Place: Tshipise
Eclipse Safari Lodge
Type: Lodge
Tel: +27 (0)15 290 7355/7339
Fax: +27 (0)15 291 5583

Description: A visit to this African Jewel, Eclipse Safari Lodge, marks the beginning of many voluntary repeat visits due to the tranquility of its big spiritually laden bush, superbly extravagant tents strategically placed along wilderness, the ever-flowing stream and the warm hospitality of its people. Guests cannot stop talking about the addictive nature of this marvelous revelation. Adding to the luxury tents is an elegantly decorated dining area on an open deck well equipped with a at screen and digital TV.

Place: Tshipise
Forever Resorts Tshipise
Type: Guesthouse / Self-catering (offers conference facilities).
Grading: TGCSA 3 Star
GPS Co-ordinates: E30 10.419 S22 36.348
Tel: +27 (0)15 539 0624
Fax: +27 (0)15 539 0724
e-mail: tshipise@foreversa.co.za
http://www.foreversa.co.za

Description: Tshipise" means "something warm", and the famous Tshipise koppie towers protectively over the Resort. With its wonderful healing water, traditional spa and relaxing bushveld atmosphere. At Tshipise you find mineral pools to soothe the body and hospitality to warm the heart. The resort is also within comfortable travelling distance from the Kruger National Park with the northern Pafuri Gate 105km away. It offers a 6-sleeper luxury guest house, 95 air-conditioned (2 to 5 sleeper) thatched rondavels .370 Site caravan and camping park (all equipped with electrical points),also available.

Place: Tshipise
Forever Resorts Tshipise
Type: Holiday Resort / Self-catering
GPS Co-ordinates: E30 10.419 s22 36. 348
Tel: +27 (0)15 539 0624
Fax: +27 (0)15 539 0724
e-mail: tshipise@forever.co.za
http://www.forever.co.za

Description: Tshipise means "something warm" and the famous Tshipise koppie towers protectively over the Resort. The Resort's self-catering rondawels and caravan park are barely visible among the Mopani Red Bushwillow and Jakkalsbessie trees. It also has a 6 sleeper guesthouse, 95 air-conditioned (2-5 sleeper) rondawels. Game viewing on horseback, game drives and organised entertainment during holidays all add to the facilities available. We have a swimming pool, laundry, scullery, restaurant/takeaway, shop and childrens playground.

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Popallin Ranch
Type: Guesthouse
Address: 50km from Tshipise turn off at the Popallin sign
Booking agency: Poppilan Ranch
Tel: +27 (0)15 534 7904 Cell: +27 (0)82 903 -0291
Fax: +27 (0)15 534 7905
e-mail: popallin@popallin.co.za

Description: At Popallin ranch because you are on 4x4 trails you can either stay at De Wet's Camp which is fully catered for facility and has 14 beautifully equipped en-suite chalets. An open-air lapa dining area, bar facilities and a comfortable lounge area is available, while a sparkling plunge pool invites you to cool down after a hard day's sight-seeing. The camp also has a well-equipped gym. Rustic accommodation is also offered at the SiGonde Camp.

Place: Tshipise
Singo Safari Lodge
Type: Lodge
Address: Within the Makuya Park
Tel: +27 (0)15 290 7255/7339
Fax: +27 (0)15 291 5583

Description: This 16 bedded self catering breathtaking safari lodge is perched on a cliff overlooking the banks of the Luvuvhu River. The self-catering Lodge lies within the "Big Six" Makuya Park which forms the north western tip of the Greater Kruger National Park and the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Visitors can imense themselves with the spectacular view of the scenery where elephants, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and lions roam freely 200m below the camp. Facilities include: Single Tents (Riverview) Tented camp - 4 x tents, 2 beds per tent. Communal Kitchen and Dining area. Family tents (Baobab Camp) Tentd camp - 2 x tents, 2 bedrooms in each with 2 single beds in every bedroom.

Place: Vivo
Goro Game Lodge
Type: Lodge (offers conference facilities).
Address: Between Alldays and Waterpoort, far Northern Province
Booking agency: Craig and Sandy Beaton
Tel: + 27 (0)15 575 1445 Cell: + 27 (0)82 825 2918:
Fax: + 27 (0)15 575 1445
e-mail: sales@gorogamereserve.co.za

Description: Goro Lodge is positioned 8 km up the mountain on the reserve, hidden in a deep gorge, alongside a pure mountain stream. Goro Lodge is completely remote, self contained and fully serviced. The entire reserve and Lodge is totally private - no sharing of the Lodge with strangers. Our guests have it all to themselves! The camp is beautifully constructed of rock, reed & thatch, and accommodates 10 guests in five (twin) bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Gas geysers provide hot water.

Place: Vivo
Zulani Safari Lodge
Type: Bed and Breakfast / Self-catering
Tel: + 27 (0)15 593 0212
Fax: + 27 (0)15 593 0212
e-mail: gordonbrace@hotmail.com
http://www.zulanisafaris.com

Description: Zulani Safaris is located on a private game farm, offering two bush camps and a luxurious lodge where you can relax after a big day in the African bush. The farm lies in the northern Limpopo with views towards the Soutpansberg and the Blouberg. The chalets bush camp with its large lapa and bush bar is set at a floodlit waterhole where game is seen regularly every night. Here you can cool down with a drink at the pool or relax in the Jacuzzi while we prepare a sumptuous meal for you at the camp fire. Or alternatively, relax at the African rondavel village camp with its wonderful atmosphere, bar pool, and lapa lit up only by bush lamps and a roaring fire as you listen to the jackal calling in the night.


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Date of entry: 1 September 1996
Last update:2015-12-31 at 08:17:52