About Us


Experience the hospitality of Kudumela Bush Lodge in the beautiful Waterberg bushveld, offering self-catering accommodation which will make you feel at home in the bush. Our private game farm is situated in a mountain bushveld paradise close to the small town of Vaalwater in the Waterberg, approximately 275 kilometers north of Johannesburg. Kudumela Bush Lodge is ideal for friend or family get-togethers and reunions, birthday parties and anniversaries, small conferences and romantic bush getaways.

With a variety of wildlife and habitats, stunning vistas, seasonal rivers and a big dam, Kudumela Bush Lodge is the perfect destination for those who love the outdoors and the freedom to enjoy the bush at their own peace. Pack your fishing rods, binoculars and cameras for an activity-filled bush getaway, far from the stress of city life, or just bring a book and a bathing costume and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Waterberg bush.

The Waterberg area is a bird lover’s paradise, with over 200 species of birds found in the area. The private game farm has over 40 mammal species including 2 of the Big 5, the buffalo and the leopard. Our dam is full of a variety of fish species including carp, bass, bream and catfish which is a bonus for the fishermen. Guests can also go on guided hiking tours, a guided game drive in a 4x4 vehicle or use their own vehicles for their own private game drives.

Accommodation Options


We offer three different accommodation options; either chalets, safari tents or the lodge. The chalets and safari tents also share a communal kitchen, braai area, bathroom and lapa which is ideal for bigger groups wanting to enjoy a safari together.

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Chalets

Each chalet has a homey sitting area separating two bedrooms. Decorated with a local African flair. Comprised of 2 single beds or 1 king bed and ensuite bathrooms, the bedrooms are perfect for a family experience! The bathrooms are nicely appointed with modern conveniences along with custom sinks and locally made lighting, Provided in each room is a personal, lockable safe.

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Safari Tents (Glamping)

In the mood for some glamorous camping? The safari tents are relaxing with custom woven reed grass rugs from Zimbabwe and spacious bathrooms. Comprised of either 2 single beds or 1 king size bed. Each tent has a well-appointed bathroom, with sinks handmade by a local artist. The counter tops, adorned with beautiful wood from right here on our property.

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Lodge

A homey 3 bedroom lodge with 1 inside bathroom and an additional outside shower.The lodge is comprised of a fully equipped kitchen, a living area, a splash pool, a 12-seater jacuzzi and a breathtaking view. And for those who like to stay connected, the lodge also offers uncapped wifi.

Gallery


Here are some photos to give you a sense of the scenery, accommodation and wildlife.

Activities


We have tons of activities both on our property and in the local area.

Game Drive

Game Drives

Kudumela Bush Lodge offers a diversity of habitats from open plains to rocky outcrops, to dams and seasonal rivers.

Fishing

Fishing

Our dam is full of a variety of fish species including carp, bass, bream and catfish which is a bonus for the fishermen.

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Bird Watching

The Waterberg area is a bird lover’s paradise, with over 200 species of birds found in the area.

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Guided Hikes

Kudumela Bush Lodge supports a wide range of fauna and flora, and because we do have dangerous game, our hikes are guided to ensure that you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on foot.

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Zipline

For those looking for more of an adventure there is also ziplining available in the area.

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Spa Treatments

Do you just need to unwind and relax? Then a spa treatment is exactly what you need.

Rates


Children under the age of 7 years stay for free and children between the ages of 7 – 12 years pay R250 per night. Adults and children over the ages of 12 years pay the tariffs provided below:

Take note that all the accommodation is self-catering and cleaning services are not included in the tariff, but it is available at an additional cost and needs to be booked in advance.

Also take note that the prices listed below are charged per person, per night. In the case of a public holiday, the weekend tariff will be charged.

Low Season (January - March)

Number of Persons Chalet - Midweek Chalet - Weekend Tents - Midweek Tents - Weekend Lodge - Midweek Lodge - Weekend
(Mon - Thur) (Fri - Sun) (Mon - Thur) (Fri - Sun) (Mon - Thur) (Fri - Sun)
pppn pppn pppn pppn pppn pppn
2 R550 R600 R450 R500 R550 R600
3 R510 R570 R400 R450 R500 R550
4 R480 R530 R350 R400 R450 R500
5 R440 R500 - - R400 R350
6 R410 R470 - - R350 R400
7 R380 R430 - - - -
8 R350 R400 - - - -

Peak Season (April - December)

Number of Persons Chalet - Midweek Chalet - Weekend Tents - Midweek Tents - Weekend Lodge - Midweek Lodge - Weekend
(Mon - Thur) (Fri - Sun) (Mon - Thur) (Fri - Sun) (Mon - Thur) (Fri - Sun)
pppn pppn pppn pppn pppn pppn
2 R600 R650 R500 R550 R650 R700
3 R580 R620 R450 R500 R600 R650
4 R550 R600 R400 R450 R550 R600
5 R520 R570 - - R500 R550
6 R490 R540 - - R450 R500
7 R450 R500 - - - -
8 R420 R480 - - - -

Contact Us


For quotes or any other enquiries feel free to contact us.

Contact Info

Address

Farm Doornhoek 24 KR
Vaalwater, Limpopo, 0530

Email

info@kudumela.co.za

bookings.kudumela@gmail.com

Phone

+27 73 368 4190 - Kevin
+27 78 471 7144 - JD

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