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About Mavela Game Lodge

Mavela Game Lodge is nestled in the heart of the magnificent Big 5 Manyoni Private Game Reserve, near Mkuze, in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A unique all-inclusive luxury, safari-style tented bush lodge that affords both local and international travelers intimate encounters with the African wildlife. Committed to conservation and preserving wildlife for future generations, the owners – the Stevens’ family – recognise this region as a prime birding spot with exceptional game viewing opportunities. The lodge is managed and run by the Stevens family who will ensure that you are greeted with friendly hospitality and the highest standards of service. Mavela has become a wonderful destination for guests seeking an authentic wildlife and “Big 5” experience (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino). Among the big 5, the reserve also strives to protect and conserve some of the most endangered species in Africa (Temminck's Pangolin, African Wild Dog, Black Rhino and Cheetah)

Safari: Our experienced and highly trained guides, will share their love of nature with you during the morning and afternoon game drives. Each drive is customized according to the requests from our guests, ensuring that every drive is unique and exciting.

Romantic: Accommodation at Mavela Game Lodge is in five luxury safari style tents with en suite bathroom facilities. Each room has a private deck with beautiful views over the surrounding bushveld. Private dinners are arranged for a romantic experience.

Covid Safety Approved: Our establishment will operate according to the guidelines set in the Tourism Industry Protocols for COVID-19 Operations, compiled by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 11:30
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Vitality Collection
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
  • All inclusive
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Full board
  • Lounge
  • Lunch
  • Massage
  • Patio
  • Wake-Up service
  • Covid Safety Approved
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Tsonga (Xitsonga)
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A pro forma invoice will be sent out once guests have advised of their firm intention to make a reservation, their dates and number of guests.
Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a 50% deposit within 72 hours after submission of the pro forma invoice.
Final payment to be made 72 hours prior to arrival.
Last minute bookings...
A pro forma invoice will be sent out once guests have advised of their firm intention to make a reservation, their dates and number of guests.
Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a 50% deposit within 72 hours after submission of the pro forma invoice.
Final payment to be made 72 hours prior to arrival.
Last minute bookings need full payment to confirm a reservation. Specials may apply for a 2 night consecutive stay. Rates are subject to change at the
discretion of the Mavela management.
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Availability and pricing

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  • Luxury Tent 1 Luxury Tent 1 Sleeps 4 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more Features:  King beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Fan see more King beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Three-quarter beds
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      • Luxury Tent 2 Luxury Tent 2 Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more
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          • Luxury Tent 3 Luxury Tent 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more
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              • Luxury Tent 4 Luxury Tent 4 Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more
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                  • Luxury Tent 5 Luxury Tent 5 Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more
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                      • Luxury Tent 6 Luxury Tent 6 Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more
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                          • Luxury Tent 7 Luxury Tent 7 Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals Luxury, traditional, safari-style tents with en suite facilities. Each room has a private viewing deck with a birdbath... see more
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                              Reviews for Mavela Game Lodge

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                              Phumlani mthembu
                              16 May 2021

                              I loved the patience and experienced game drive

                              Hamish Thorpe
                              02 November 2020

                              Had a wonderful few days,fantastic staff,great food and good comfortable accomodation.Will definitely be back,not often you get to tick all the boxes

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                              Mavela Game Lodge is 8.9km from the centre of Manyoni Private Game Reserve , the nearest airport 96.8km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
                              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling