Choose Your Lodge

When we discovered Marataba, we instantly knew we had found something very special. The reserve’s 23 000 hectares are unlike anything we have ever seen, with spectacular landscapes featuring mountains, cliff faces, gorges, open savannahs and navigable waterways. We were struck by the sheer diversity and abundance of wildlife and knew that this place could hold its own among South Africa’s greatest reserves.

Within this vast wilderness you’ll find just two lodges – Marataba Safari Lodge and Marataba Mountain Lodge. For a one-on-one private African safari, you truly don’t get better than this.

Sensory pleasure; personalised service; and excellent healthy food (expertly paired with fine South African wines) are just some elements that go towards elevating the Marataba experience to another level.

Let us guide you in choosing the right lodge for you…

Safari Lodge – Celebrate life on the vast open plains

With 15 luxury Tented Suites, this is the place to come together with good friends and loved ones, or to wile away hours in your own company enjoying a spa treatment, lying at the poolside, or simply absorbing the view of the mountains on the horizon. Stylish contemporary décor and grand open spaces have all been designed to bring the great outdoors in.

Families will find a home from home; a place to unwind in comfort, with children living their best life at the hands of our expert caregivers who captain the Mack & Madi Kids’ Adventure Club.

Safari Lodge welcomes children of all ages

Mountain Lodge – A private experience in the mountains

A remote retreat with just five Eco Suites looking down on the breathtaking Waterfall Valley, Marataba Mountain Lodge welcomes those in search of peace and a space to breathe. This truly is a lodge ‘of the earth’, fully solar powered and with a Scandi-style architectural simplicity that seamlessly blends it into the natural environment.

It’s the private location that really sets us apart, with wide-angle vistas of the Waterberg escarpment, merging into acacia savannah – a perfect wilderness all to your own…

Mountain Lodge welcomes guests of 16 years and older. Due to its elevated location on a mountainside, Mountain Lodge is not recommended for guests who are physically challenged.