Mziki Safari Lodge

Mziki Safari Lodge

Mziki Safari Lodge

From ZAR 2240 per person sharing

We invite you to join us at Mziki Safari Lodge, an owner run private game lodge, and located only 2 hours from Johannesburg. Mziki Private Nature Reserve has recently been extended and is now well over 6000ha, a natural & affordable haven for eco-travelers.

‘Back to Basics’, or ‘Back to Nature’ has always been our goal, for our guests to discover the beauty of the bush and to learn from nature.

Mziki Safari Lodge is home to 4 of "The Big 5", enjoy sightings of Elephants, Buffalo & Rhinos, more than 50 species of other mammals and 372 bird species.




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Mziki Safari Lodge is a safe haven for its visitors, a small lodge with 9 rooms only set in very spacious garden surroundings. We have taken all health precautions to ensure a relaxing and memorable stay for you and look forward to welcoming you.

Main Lodge Standard King

Gaze out on to the crystal-clear swimming pool and the busy waterhole beyond from the comfort of your room. Lodge Rooms, uniquely decorated offering king size bed, en-suite bathroom with separate toilet, air conditioning, fan, electric blanket, safe, WiFi.

Main Lodge Standard Twin

Gaze out on to the crystal-clear swimming pool and the busy waterhole beyond from the comfort of your room. Lodge Rooms are uniquely decorated offering twin, en-suite bathroom with shower only. Aircon, fan, electric blanket, safe.

Family Chalet

Individual Garden Chalets with patio. Bedroom with small lounge area and double sleeper couch for 2 small children. En-suite Bathroom with triangular shaped bath tub (shower in the bath). Tea-coffee station, aircon, fan, electric blanket, WiFi, safe.


Rondavel with patio. Bedroom with semi open plan bath room. Double basin, open shower and separate bath tub. Tea-coffee station, aircon, fan, electric blanket, WiFi, safe.


Let them come to you… Mziki Safari Lodge guests can enjoy unrivalled views of game as they visit the waterhole conveniently set just a few metres from the edge of the lodge. Watch elephant, buffalo, antelopes and even guinea fowl as they stop for a quick drink.

Outdoor Safari Lounge and Swimming Pool

Retreat to the shady Outdoor Safari Lounge overlooking Mziki Safari Lodge’s pristine swimming pool for a quiet afternoon of relaxation, or some wholesome family fun. Children will love spending time at the pool, surrounded by pool loungers and set within lush indigenous gardens.

Open-Air Bush Boma

Private tables with large distancing for dining under the stars in Mziki’s Open Air Bush Boma. The warm African breeze and sounds of crickets and birds providing the musical backdrop to an unforgettable traditional African feast. 

Family Workout

Children will adore Mziki Safari Lodge for its kid-friendly facilities, including a playground and jungle gym set within the lodge’s indigenous gardens that will keep kids engaged for hours. 

Additional Features:

  • Indoor lounge with full DSTV
  • Selous honesty bar
  • Boma restaurant
  • Archery
  • Pellet shooting
  • Mobile Spa
  • Curio Shop
  • Board Games for young & old
  • Library
  • Meeting Room

We have great choice of activities for the active: archery, pellet shooting, bush walks, barge cruise, fishing and mini-ranger courses for children.

Game Drives 

Mziki Safari Lodge offers a malaria-free environment in which families can enjoy safari viewing in a safe, comfortable and relaxed environment. 

Experience superb birding and wildlife encounters. 

Bush Walks

Get up close and personal to the bush as you accompany one of our knowledgeable rangers on a bush walk to observe unobstructed wildlife behaviour. 


Keen anglers will adore the myriad of fishing opportunities available at Mziki Safari Lodge

Mini Ranger Course

The Mziki Mini-Ranger programme is tailor-made according to age and the duration of your stay and even better news is that it is free of charge.


Take your aim and try your hand at archery, available within the safe confines of Mziki Safari Lodge.


Extra activity not included in daily rate and age group is 16+ only.

Barge Cruise

The mighty Hex river flows through Mziki Safari Reserve providing over 8km of river frontage through the reserve.

Home to 4 of the Big 5 – Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino and Leopard – Mziki Safari Lodge is near Johannesburg in which game viewing is enjoyed in a safe, comfortable and relaxed environment. Game viewing for families are catered for in their own vehicle whenever possible to ensure their comfort and that of other lodge guests.

Mziki is one of the most children friendly private game lodges and children of all ages are allowed on the game drives and the barge cruise. Baby cots, baby chairs and a babysitting service are available. Small meals are provided for young children throughout, our Chef is very fexible. Wooden jungle gym and a selection of board games and coloring in books. Mini-Ranger courses for children age 6+ are offered by our rangers, min. 2 nights stay. 

Value Adds:

  • Complimentary barge cruise on bordering Valkopdam (subject to water level)
  • Romantic turndowns and private dinners for honeymoon, anniversaries or special occasions.
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary archery and pellet shooting

Rates Include:

  • Accommodation, full breakfast, light lunch, dinner and two activities (game drives, bush walk or barge cruise). For barge cruises, water levels permitting.
  • The same rates apply for conference bookings where the conference facility replaces an activity.

Rates Exclude:

  • All beverages, laundry services, personal expenses and additional activities. Conservation fee: Adult R120, Children R80 per stay


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