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Overview

Home to abundance of wildlife and bird species, Mabula game reserve is the most visited place in South Africa. Just two hours drive from North of Johannesburg, this game reserve in South Africa lies in the African wonder and is one of the top tourist attractions in Africa. Including the famous Big 5, the reserve is 12000ha and attracts many visitors from all walks of life. Set against the backdrop of the lush green Waterberg Mountains, Mabula Game reserve offers its guest’s utmost luxury and entertainment, all packed in one. From the big five animals to the small ones, the game reserve has everything to offer to the visitors. The diverse landscapes ranging from grassland plains to rocky outcrops makes it easier for the Big 5 to roam around freely in the reserve giving an opportunity for the visitors to see the majestic animals. Revel in the sheer variety of animal, bird and plant life and get to know more about the abundant wildlife, flora and fauna of the African continent. Mabula Game Reserve is home to 60 mammals, 300 bird species and 100 plant types and numerous reptile and insect species making it an ideal holiday safari destination in South Africa. If you want to truly experience the diverse culture and history of Africa, Mabula Game Reserve showcases everything to its tourists. The famous game drives in the Reserve is what makes your safari tour in Africa more exciting and fun as it gives you an opportunity to get up close and personal with the dynamic Big 5 and other endangered species. From extra ordinary lodges to luxurious amenities, the game reserve promises to give the visitors a lifetime of an experience throughout their stay at the private game reserve.

Best Time To Visit Mabula Private Game Reserve

The best time to visit the Mabula Game Reserve is during the spring months of September or October. Although South Africa is a year round destination, but game viewing is best in the month of March and April. There is less chance of rain and the weather remains pleasant so visitors have an opportunity to view the Big 5 from personal perspective. Having a subtropical climate, South Africa can be extremely hot or cold.

Things To Do In Mabula Private Game Reserve

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Game Drive Safari

Game Drive Safari

Mabula Game Reserve allows the visitors to witness the Big 5 up close and personal through game drive safari which is held both in morning and evening. Experienced ranger accompanies you throughout your safari tour and gives you an insight about the wilderness of Africa.

Hot air balloon safari

Hot air balloon safari

The best way to take in the landscape of this beautiful country, hot air ballooning safari in South Africa is an ideal way to view the breathtaking scenery. Floating high above the ground, you have a spectacular, uninterrupted view of the gorgeous countryside below giving the visitors an aerial view of the city.

Bush walk

Bush walk

Walk through the South African nature and get to know the flora and fauna of the country. Professional guides will escort you on the bush walk tour that will help you understand more about the wide variety of insects and plants.

Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding activity is one of the top things to do in Mabula that allows you to hop onto the horse and view the animals up close and personal. You get to experience not only the stunning ecosystems, but also search for a high number of animals.

Relax at Spa

Relax at Spa

Treat yourself with spa treatments that are available at the Mabula lodge. Supervised under skilled hands of the therapists, spa at the lodge provides utmost relaxation and peace to the visitors. Calm your mind while absorbing the serenity and tranquility of the surroundings.

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South Africa Tour Package with Mabula Safari

South Africa Tour Package with Mabula Safari

Duration: 10N / 11D

Johannesburg (1N) - Mabula Private Game Reserve (2N) - Knysna (3N) - Oudtshoorn - Tsitsikamma National Park - Cape Town (4N) - Hermanus

Starting From USD 1651

How to Reach Mabula Private Game Reserve

The nearest city to Mabula Game reserve is Johannesburg which is quite convenient due to the network o roads and flights. There are various flights that run to and fro from the city of Johannesburg and from there you can hire a cab that will take you to the game reserve. The best way to reach the reserve is take a self drive and explore the scenic routes along your way. 

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