Laluka Safari Lodge

Laluka Safari Lodge

Laluka Safari Lodge

From ZAR 7000 per person sharing per night

Laluka is a small family-owned and operated luxury lodge in the heart of Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo, South Africa. We strive to have a low impact on the environment and offer an unforgettably personal experience of this incredible corner of the world.

The tranquil, quiet feeling of being at peace with the world around us. Everything about Laluka is guided by that unmistakable feeling and it’s our aim to have every guest leave rested, connected and invigorated by the magnificent African bushveld.

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Complimenting the complex, raw beauty of the bushveld are our understated but undeniably luxurious suites.

  • Complete with private patios
  • Plunge pools
  • Air-conditionin
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • As well as outdoor showers
  • Unique bushveld vistas

Laluka’s rooms make for an ideal space to relax and reinvigorate.

​Laluka overlooks one of the reserve’s best watering holes, but if you want to get even closer we have an eye-level hide that is mere centimeters from the water’s edge. Every photographer’s dream, spend hours enjoying a personal encounter with each animal as it wonders down to quench its thirst.

  • Common swimming pool
  • Wellness centre & Sauna
  • Photographic studio
  • Boma
  • Lounge & sitting area
  • Bar

World class cuisine:

  • Our ambition to curate an experience of the bush like no other really comes to life in our food. Our chef has crafted a seasonal menu that is nothing short of a celebration of the fresh flavours of Africa.

5:30am (or 6 in Winter): 

  • Enjoy a cup of coffee in the lounge before we depart on our first game drive of the day. Embark on a game drive through the reserve. Refreshments and snacks (or a full breakfast) served in the tranquil bush.


  • Arrive back at the lodge, freshen up and enjoy the lodge’s many activities: relax on the deck, enjoy a quiet moment in the hide, process your photographs in the photography studio or book a treatment at the spa.


  • Lunch is served.


  • High tea is served on the deck before departing on our afternoon game drive. Or request a bushwalk for a more personal, tranquil experience of nature.


  • On arrival back at the lodge, you are escorted to your suite to freshen up.


  • Dinner is served. Enjoy a festive meal with the other guests and safari guides where you can all share tales of your favourite sightings from the day.

Situated in the Waterberg District of South Africa’s Limpopo province, just 2.5hrs from Johannesburg (or a quick 45min flight), Welgevonden is easily one of Southern Africa’s most accessible game reserves and boasts the additional convenience of being in a Malaria-free area.

Welgevonden is home to over 50 species of mammal, once you’ve had your fill of Big 5 spotting, you can shift your focus to Welgevonden’s host of rare and sought-after species like Cheetah, Brown hyena, Caracal, Aardwolf and Aardvark.

And for those moments when the wildlife is laying low, gaze up at the sky and enjoy over 300 species of birds such as Blue Crane, Malachite Kingfisher, Martial Eagle, Denham's bustard and Cape Vulture.

Laluka is located a 3 hours drive (or less than 1 hour flight) from O.R. Tambo International Airport, making it the perfect safari destination for those who arrive in South Africa in Johannesburg.

Children over the age of 12 are welcome at Laluka.

The rates include:

  • Accommodation in a suite
  • All meals, tea & coffee daily
  • All inclusive package: all drinks included except premium drinks, two game drives daily
  • Nature walks accompanied by professional rangers
  • Laundry
  • Wifi
  • VAT
  • Transfer from the Main Gate to Laluka from 11:00 to 11:30 on arrival day
  • Transfer from Laluka to the Main Gate at 10:30 on departure day

The rates exclude:

  • Early morning and late afternoon departures
  • Spa treatments
  • Laluka Safari Lodge Boutique purchases
  • Photographic studio sessions & canvas printing
  • Premium brands beverages, cigars & cigarettes
  • Transfer to and from Welgevonden Game Reserve
  • Conservation Levy of Welgevonden Game Reserve
  • Gratuities
  • Private vehicle​

Conservation Levy R 210.00 / R280.00 (Valid until Feb 2023) Per guest per night


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