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Where to Stay - South Africa
 

From R1100 Per Night

Shakati Private Game Reserve
Vaalwater Accommodation

Game Reserve Accommodation in Waterberg

  • Shakati savannah
  • Lodge complex
  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Lapa at night
  • Both communal and private braai/barbecue
  • Dining at the lapa
  • one of the 3 guest cottages
  • Guest cottage lounge with 2 additional couches
  • Bathroom
  • Fully equipped self catering kitchen in the cottages
  • Bedroom
  • Shakati river
  • Shakati view towards Marakele National Park
  • Giraf family
  • Porcupine family
  • Sit or sleep in the waterhole hide and see the wildlife
  • Kudi male
  • Savanna wildlife
  • Animal tracks criss-cross the reserve
  • Nyala family
  • Safari and sundowner
  • Evening game walk
  • Sunset behind Marakele National Park
This venue responds to enquiries within 7 hours on average
Average guest rating: Not Yet Rated

Shakati Private Game Reserve is located on the Mokolo river in the heart of the malaria-free and UNESCO protected Waterberg Biosphere Reserve. 20 km west of Vaalwater and 3 hours from Johannesburg.

Spectacular nature and great variety of wildlife:  Shakati boasts river frontage, rocks and ridges, spectacular views and large indigenous bush and savannah areas. You can meet giraffe, zebra, kudu, hartebeest, eland, blesbok, steenbok, warthog, impala, leopard, jackal, porcupine, mongooses, baboons, vervets etc. Due to the absence of elephant and lion it is safe to walk around in the reserve. Elephant and lion you can see in the close-by Marakele National Park.

Discounts: Rent the entire complex (maximum 18 persons) at a discounted rate. Enquire for mid-week specials.

Catering on request.

Shakati offers a large private game reserve with an affordable, luxurious safari lodge. The main complex has guest lounge, dining area, large braai/barbeque area, swimming pool and a lush garden.

The 3 guest chalets each has 2 bedrooms, lounge with 2 couches, fully equipped self-catering kitchen, bathroom and outdoor romantic shower. Furthermore private verandah and braai/barbeque area. Sleeps maximum 6 per chalet. The lodge accommodates 12 people comfortably and 18 at maximum. Cellphone signal. Catering on request.

Kingfisher Chalet - The Kingfisher Chalet consists of 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom is furnished with a double bed, and the second room contains twin beds. The unit has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen with freezer-fridge, stove etc. The spacious lounge has 2 couches for 2 children to sleep on. There is a private outdoor shower and toilet to use. This unit also has private braai facilities to use. Each chalet can accommodate 4 persons comfortably, and 4 adults and 2 children at a maximum.

Flycatcher Chalet - The Flycatcher Chalet consists of 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom is furnished with a double bed, and the second room contains twin beds. The unit has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen with freezer-fridge, stove etc. The spacious lounge has 2 couches for 2 children to sleep on. There is a private outdoor shower and toilet to use. This unit also has private braai facilities to use. Each chalet can accommodate 4 persons comfortably, and 4 adults and 2 children at a maximum.

Nightjar Chalet - The Nightjar Chalet consists of 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom is furnished with a double bed, and the second room contains twin beds. The unit has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen with freezer-fridge, stove etc. The spacious lounge has 2 couches for 2 children to sleep on. There is a private outdoor shower and toilet to use. This unit also has private braai facilities to use. Each chalet can accommodate 4 persons comfortably, and 4 adults and 2 children at a maximum.

  • Birding: one of the bird richest areas in Waterberg
  • Fishing: enjoy fishing in the reserve river. Bring own gear                                                       
  • Game viewing: view our fantastic wild life                                                        
  • Guided game drives with reserve manager                                      
  • Guided or self guided bush walk                                                                           
  • Star gazing: view the clear, unpolluted sky of Waterberg                                                         
  • Hide at waterhole: watch the wildlife drinking, or sleep in the hide and listen to the African night                 
  • The town Vaalwater closeby has good shopping posibilities, fuel, doctors etc.                                                         
  • Horse back safari: nearby reserves                                                                       
  • Big 5: in Marakele National Park 1½ hours drive away
  • Day tours to i.e.Marakele/Pilanesberg, Nylsvley RAMSAR reserve, Makapansgat world heritage site, deli tours etc. 

When are you arriving?

Kingfisher
Sleeps up to 6
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Flycatcher
Sleeps up to 6
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Nightjar
Sleeps up to 6
Min Stay Period: 1 night
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Mid-week specials: Sleep 4 nights, pay only for 3 nights (Monday-Thursday in non-peak seasons)

Off R33, 20 km north/West of Vaalwater, Waterberg

GPS: -24.1388053411, 28.0414708658 Map

No pets allowed
50% payment to secure booking
Balance to be settled 30 days prior to arrival
Payment: EFT/bank transfer

A R600 refundable breakage deposit is payable at arrival                                                

  

 

Deposit forfeit if cancelled less than 30 days before arrival 

Liable for full costs if cancelled 15 days or less before arrival

Written cancellations required (email) 

 

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