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About Ngululu Bush Lodge

Ngululu Bush Lodge is a private self-catering lodge situated in the famous Waterberg Mountains, and forms part of the greater Mabalingwe Big 5 Game Reserve, near Bela-Bela.

Ngululu Bush Lodge sleeps 10 guests, and consists of four luxury en-suite bedrooms with air-con, incl. an outside shower overlooking the bush. The fifth bedroom is not luxury en-suite, however it does have air-con, single basin, shower, toilet and led lighting. The lodge also features a well-equipped open-plan kitchen, and entertainment area, as well as a huge deck with breathtaking views, a braai area, and a private rock pool. DStv, and free wireless internet access are provided.

Rooms one and tow are situated in the main lodge. They both have double beds with an en-suite bathroom. Rooms three and four are situated just off the main lodge connected by a walkway. They both have double beds with an en-suite bathroom. Room five is situated below the main lodge. The room has a double bed with an en-suite bathroom. The bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin.

Relax and cool off in the private swimming pool while watching the picturesque sunsets and breathtaking views. The lodge also has a small conference facility that can set up to ten delegates, and offers wireless TV connection, and a private bar facility that is not included in the base rate, separate pricing for the conference room.

The surrounding area offers an array of activities including game drive and game walks, and mountain biking. The main camp at Mabalingwe 14km from Ngululu Lodge offers tennis, squash, putt putt, heated pools, horse safaris, and an a-la-carte restaurant and bar. Guests can also pack a picnic basket and enjoy a quiet picnic at one of the dams or drinking holes around the reserve.

There are two well-known golf courses in close proximity, namely, Zebula Golf Estate and Spar, which is approximately 14 kilometers from the lodge, and the new exclusive Elements Golf course, which is only two kilometers from the lodge. Both courses are 18-hole championship courses designed by Matkovich and Hayes.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 12:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

The lodge is fully serviced.

R450 cleaning fee for weekend bookings. Any bookings longer than a weekend have a cleaning fee of R650

Availability and pricing

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  • Self-catering Bush Lodge Sleeps 10 Includes: Self-catering The lodge sleeps 10, we have four luxury en-suite bedrooms with air-conditioner, bath, outside and inside shower, double... see more
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      Reviews for Ngululu Bush Lodge

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      Ashleigh Braithwaite
      30 December 2019

      We enjoyed our stay and loved the peace and quiet. The lodge was large and spacious and the staff were helpful and friendly. It does however need updating, fans were noisy, pillows and some duvets need to be replaced, ice trays or a ice machine would be a good idea. We wanted to use the pool table but there was so much clutter etc in the room. Thank you to Linda and her staff.

      Tony de Oliveira
      14 October 2018

      My guests and I enjoyed it very much. Thanks to Linda, for all her tips to make our drive and stay easier.

      Romarno Botha
      30 July 2017

      The lodge has all the amenities one needs, from warm water to breath taking views. Service provided is nothing short of amazing. This lodge has honestly stuck as one of our favorites. Its private, very neat and absolutely comfortable. A must.

      Paul Crosland
      21 June 2017

      The accommodation was good value for money, and all 4 main rooms were amazing. The 5th room is smaller, but still with its own bathroom and enough space for 2 people. For golfers, the lodge's proximity to the entrance of Elements Golf Course is an added benefit. Would have liked to have seen more game in Mabalingwe, but this is out of the control of the lodge.

      Thapelo Aphane, South Africa
      19 December 2016

      Very nice place and we'll looked after. Keep up the standard and good work.

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      Ngululu Bush Lodge is 25.4km from the centre of Bela Bela (Warmbaths) , the nearest airport 113km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling