Tshwene Lodge

Tshwene Lodge

Tshwene Lodge

From ZAR 5930 per person sharing per night

Tshwene Lodge is a secluded oasis of romantic suites
perched along the rugged valley of the Taaibos River. It
offers peace and tranquillity for those seeking to get away
from it all. The five strategically positioned suites all offer privacy
amongst a canopy of trees while affording intimate views of
the valley below and the hills beyond. Indulge in some wellness
pampering in our elegant Bush Spa, unwind in the private jacuzzi
and feel your troubles float away.

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5 Luxury Suites accommodating up to 10 guests only

Furnished with king size beds, suites includean indoor/outdoor shower, large bath andoutdoor terrace


Unwind in the comfort of a double room with bathroom en-suite, an indoor and private outdoor shower and breath-taking African views. 

The main facilities include a wellness spa, two lounges, pool, indoor and outdoor dining areas set on a huge wooden patio with magnificent views. All meals are prepared by our local chef for a deliciously authentic experience.

  • Malaria Free
  • Big 5 Reserve
  • Ancient Landscapes
  • Excellent Birding
  • 2 Game Drives (Safaris) Daily

Located in the malaria-free, Big 5, Welgevonden Game Reserve. Surrounded by magnificent rock outcrops, Tshwene Lodge is a secluded oasis in the rugged valley of the Taaibos River. The Chacma baboon, after which the lodge is named, calls at the break of dawn.

GPS Co-ordinates

MAIN GATES: 24° 12’ 12.08”    E 27° 54’ 03.39”

LODGES: 24° 19’ 09.80     E 27° 49’ 38.17”

Travelling to the lodge

  • Directions via Johannesburg to Welgevonden MainGate (2.5 to 3 hours, 250 km)
  • Follow the N1 Polokwane highway north bound
  • At Kranskop Toll Plaza keep left and take the Modimolle (Nylstroom) off-ramp
  • From the off-ramp to Modimolle is ± 10 km
  • Drive straight through Modimolle to Vaalwater which is ± 60 km
  • Proceed straight through Vaalwater - Do not turn off anywhere
  • Turn left off tar road at Welgevonden maingate sign.


  • Regretfully we can not accept children under the age of 10
  • Children 10 to 11 years of age pay 50% of the full rate if sharing with parents
  • Children 12 years and older pay the full rate
  • Please note that the rooms have openbalconies and the lodge and swimming pool are both unfenced
  • Children must be supervised at all times


  • Fully-serviced luxury accommodation
  • Two game drives per day in open safari vehicles with sun-downers and snacks
  • Three meals daily
  • Allbeverages excl. premium brands
  • Wifi in central area
  • Roadtransfer from the Welgevonden Main Gate or either of the 2 runways to the lodge.


  • Premium beverage brands andcellar reserve wines
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Telephone calls
  • Lodge transfers
  • Park entrance fee is charged at per person perday and is subject to change without notice
  • Spa treatments
  • Compulsory international fully comprehensive travel insurance.

Packing Suggestion

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block
  • Camera and Bicoculars



Tshwene Lodge Facilities Bath
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Tshwene Lodge Facilities Pool
Tshwene Lodge Facilities Shower
Tshwene Lodge Facilities Spa
Tshwene Lodge Facilities Lounge
Tshwene Lodge Facilities Scenic Views
Tshwene Lodge Facilities Dining Area
Tshwene Lodge Facilities Fire Place