Where to Stay - South Africa

From R520 Per Night

Leshiba Wilderness
Louis Trichardt Accommodation

  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Venda Village Lodge
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Luxury Suites
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
  • Hamasha Bush Camp
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For a magical African experience, try Leshiba Wilderness Private Game Reserve, 2600 hectare in area located on top of the Soutpansberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Leshiba offers a unique, authentic and holistic African experience. Climb above clouds and walk with rhino in a diverse mountaintop environment. Stay at the Venda Village Lodge, unlike anything else in Africa; a hand sculpted, luxurious, artistic wonderland.

Activity trails, horse riding, rock art, game viewing, astronomy, and more. All this encapsulating sustainable and responsible tourism.

Venda Village Lodge

  • 5 thatched huts with original works of Venda art
  • The village sleeps 9 - 2dbls, 2 twins, 1 single suitable for guide/child
  • All have en-suite bathrooms (shower only)
  • Thatched dining lapa overlooking the valley
  • Deck with sunken fire pit and swimming pool
  • Lounge with fireplace and beautiful views
  • The village has an outdoor bathroom hut with an oval stone bath with a magnificent view and sculpted indoor and outdoor showers by artist Noria Mabasa
  • Interactive African kitchen

Mwedzi (Moon) and Duvha (Sun) Luxury Suites

  • Two luxury suites with views across the valley
  • Secluded units with bedroom, dining room and lounge
  • Each has an en-suite bathroom with a bath and double showers
  • Outdoor shower
  • Plunge pool
  • The suites are also available on a self catering basis
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • All food and beverages must be brought with you if self-catering!

Hamasha Bushcamp

  • Remote eight-bedded bush camp, 5 kms. from Main Lodge
  • Two separate units, each having two bedrooms
  • Every bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower
  • Central braai area
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Adjoining lounge / dining room
  • The camp is run off gas and paraffin
  • Hamasha has no swimming pool but during summer there are rock pools below the Camp
  • This camp is set approximately 5 km from reception and is self catering only

Leshiba Centre of Indigenous Knowledge

  • The Centre can sleep a maximum of 28 people sharing, made up of 2 twin rooms with bathrooms en suite, 6 other rooms as twins or they can be configured for 4 persons in bunk beds. It is however more comfortable if the double bunks are replaced with single beds resulting in 16 people being accommodated. The 6 rooms have two bathrooms one for each sex, with 2 shower units, with toilets and washbasins, in each
  • It has been built with traditional mud and clay bricks
  • There are 3 large rondavels divided into two, each sleeping 4 people (or two as discussed above) and two outside bathrooms with showers and toilets
  • A fourth rondavel has en suite facilities for both rooms and sleeps two each in either room
  • A large open plan thatched 'hall' with kitchen, lounge / dining and surrounding verandah offers a place to relax and interact
  • The Centre is solar powered and grey water is filtered into a nearby dam, which attracts game to the immediate area
  • All the systems have been designed to be eco-friendly and self -sustainable

Our Full board rates include accommodation, early morning tea / coffee, brunch, afternoon tea and dinner, variety of herbal teas, coffee and fresh fruit and one game activity per day. Rates exclude all beverages and gratuities. Fully serviced daily.

Our Self-catering Rates exclude meals and activities, please note there is no restaurant and grocery store at Leshiba. Closest shop is 1 hour away.

Leshiba is a unique reserve with an abundance of wildlife, including white rhino, giraffe, the rare brown hyena, porcupines, pangolins and the elusive leopard. Excellent birding with over 250 species, including Verreux and Crowned Eagle, Cape Vulture, Purple Crested Turaco. Be treated to an African Eden as all the animals gather in the vleis in the early mornings and evenings. Ten marked walking trails weave along cliff faces, down gorges and through the plains. Guests can wander freely amongst the rhino and other wildlife.

  • There are rock pools to explore and swim in summer.
  • Champagne breakfasts in Tolkiens forest
  • Guided walks to Bushman rock art sites
  • Game drives
  • Mountain biking is permitted but guests need to bring their own bikes
  • Horse riding for intermediate and experienced riders
  • Game-viewing.

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Soutpansberg Mountains, Louis Trichardt (Makhado)

GPS: -22.98333333333, 29.55 Map

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  • Cooking Facilities
  • Fridge
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini Bar
  • Parking
  • Secure Parking
  • Restaurant
  • TV or Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sight Seeing
  • Game Reserves
  • Adventure
  • Hiking Trails
  • Culture
  • Wildlife