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"Mateya Safari Lodge - Where African Beauty Is Yours"

Situated within the heart of the North West Province of South Africa, The Mateya Safari Lodge can be located amongst the Gabbro Hills within the magnificent and malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve which spans more than 75000 hectares of almost untouched african bushveld. It is a pleasant four and a half hour drive from Johannesburg or a quick forty five minute flight.


The Mateya Safari Lodge offers five individually styled luxury suites that can accommodate a maximum of ten guests at a time. The exclusivity of numbers guarantees guests of personal attention at all times.

The luxurious suites are uniquely positioned to afford guests a glorious uninterrupted view of the wondrous landscape and waterhole whilst still maintaining the ultimate in privacy. Original hand crafted mahogany finishings combined with an amazing selection of original artwork create an authenticity that combined with the sheer luxury of these suites assure guests of an unforgettable experience.

  • Luxurious suites.
  • Original artworks.
  • En-suite bathrooms.
  • Indoor and outdoor showers.
  • Fully air conditioned and ceiling fans.
  • Fireplace.
  • Private natural window sala.
  • Private rim flow pool with deck.
  • Tea and coffee making machine.
  • Mini bar fridge.

The Madikwe Game Reserve teems with an abundance of wildlife. The Big 5 are commonplace amongst the 66 large mammal species and over 350 bird species that are resident in this world renown game reserve.

  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Lounge and restaurant
  • Gym
  • Curio Shop
  • Game drives (safaris)
  • Game walks (walking safaris)
  • Bird safaris
Child Policy

Children who are under the age of 9 years are not permitted, however all ages are welcome with a block booking. Regrettably any child under the age of 16 are not allowed on the bush walks.

Specials at Mateya Safari Lodge

Mateya Safari Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Mateya Safari Lodge

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website. Luxury Safaris range in a variety of prices and, as an indication of what to expect, one can pay anywhere from R2 000 to R20 000 per person per night sharing and more, depending on the choice of accommodation, season, specials and other determining factors. For the most up to date rates, please contact us.

  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Limited local bar
  • Game drives and game walks
  • All meals
  • Premium drinks
  • Spa treatments
  • Curio shop purchases
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Mateya Safari Lodge

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Should you require information before completing the form, you may contact us at:
Skype: pietsmiles  •  Office: +27 (0)12 345 6438  •  Cell: +27 (0)71 687 2782

After hours: please send an email message to welcome@smilestravels.co.za and we will reply soonest

Note: There are no camping or self-catering facilities at this lodge.

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