Bateleur Lodge

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Situated in the foothills of the Waterberg Mountains, Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge features a warm, welcoming atmosphere where guests and travellers can enjoy the romance of staying in a typical Hemmingway-style Tented Camp. Experience the Limpopo Bushveld only four hours’ drive from central Gauteng.

Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge consists of nine, units accommodating up to 18 guests in luxury Hemmingway-style safari tents, complete with 220 V electricity and bathrooms en suite. Completely renovated to include all the luxuries required by today’s traveller, you will experience all the comforts of home in the heart of the Limpopo Bushveld.

Early morning and late afternoon game drives in open vehicles and guided walks by experienced rangers will get you closer to nature, and bring you in touch with your inner self. Enjoy dinners around the campfire, watch game drinking at the watering hole in front of camp, relax around the swimming pool, or sip on your favourite drink served by our friendly staff. Ideally situated for a Bushveld break away, private conference or team building, our dedicated staff will make sure your experience is an adventure you never will forget.

Game drives, walks, bird watching and boat rides are a few of the activities we offer. Daily activities could be combined to visit the archaeological pots heritage site, fishing in the Palala River, archery and clay pigeon shooting, and adventure trips for the kids. End the perfect African day with a Sundowner Cruise on the Palala River.

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Big Five DrivE

Big Five Drives are available on an adjacent property covering almost 13 000 ha, where elephant, leopard, and both black and white rhino together.

Trail Walks

Explore on foot one of the most scenic areas in the Limpopo Province. The Waterberg region is host to a variety of fauna and flora that will satisfy any nature lover’s appetite.

Fishing tackle

Bring your own fishing tackle and bait and spend a few therapeutic hours on the banks of the Palala River, which is stocked with a variety of fish, including tilapia, barbell, bream and yellow fish.

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Activities

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Bird Watching

Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge is well known as an ideal birding area. Within close proximity we can take you on tour through open plains, riverine areas, hills and mountains and typical Bushveld terrain. We are extremely popular as a starting or ending destination for bird watching in the bushveld through the Waterberg.

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Bar

Our bar is stocked with a selection of South African wines, local beer and spirits and a constant supply of Amarula Liqueur.

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Meals

Our kitchen offers you a wide selection of mouth-watering local cuisine. Sit inside our thatched dining room or enjoy a romantic candle light dinner in the garden under our majestic Marula trees.

*Bar & Meals by special & direct request ONLY. Requests should be made at least 1 week in advance

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Swimming Pool

On those hot summer days laze around our crystal clear swimming pool with your favourite refreshment whilst viewing the game at the nearby watering hole.

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Boma

Share the day’s experiences around the open fire whilst enjoying our delectable buffet consisting of traditional South African cuisine.

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Game Drives

Arrange for an early morning or late afternoon game drive in our open vehicle with an experienced guide. Some of the game that you might see on your drive is Zebra, Gemsbuck, Kudu and Sable amongst others. . Big Five Drives are available on an adjacent property covering almost 13 000 hectares (28 000 acres).

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Guided Game

Explore, on foot, one of the most scenic areas in the Limpopo Province. The Waterberg region is host to a variety of fauna and flora that will satisfy any nature lover’s appetite.

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Fishing

Bring your own fishing tackle and bait and spend a few therapeutic hours on the banks of the Palala River which is stocked with a variety of fish including Tilapia, Barbell, Bream and Yellow Fish.

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Photographic

For the photo enthusiast we can arrange photographic excursions where you can get up close and personal with some of the inhabitants of the area. The perfect opportunity to capture those special moments.

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Kids

Our youth is the future custodians of our wildlife and there-fore they are welcomed at our facility. Various activities are available for kids. Depending on age interesting short activities could be arranged to keep them busy and occupied.

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Clay Pigeon

Test your skills handling a fire-arm hitting static and moving targets. Safety is of very high concern and trained guides will guide you through the process.

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Target Shooting

Test your skills handling a fire-arm hitting static and moving targets. Safety is of very high concern and trained guides will guide you through the process.

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