Waterbuck Lodge


Adjacent to a water estuary in the southern part of the reserve, this is a haven for game and birds, with guests able to spot them en-route to the nearby waterhole.

There are just 4 generously-sized air-conditioned suites, ensuring that the lodge is quiet and private. The lodge itself houses a library, dining room, large viewing and sun deck as well as a boma and a swimming pool, with both game drives and escorted bush walks available on the reserve and further afield. 


Our Thoughts

As the name suggests, water is a major feature at this small but perfectly-formed lodge. As well as sitting next to an estuary it also has a waterhole, and it is a real haven for bird-watchers. A very good value property, perfect for the first-timer.

  • Library
  • Dining Room
  • Boma
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing Decks
  • Wellness centre

Flanked by a charming swimming pool and a lounge bar, the dining area offers rich banquets and extraordinary service, enchanting you with a memorable wildlife viewing while enjoying Waterbuck culinary specialities. 

Extremely sumptuous, roomy and cosy, the 4 chalets at Waterbuck are ideal if you want to spend a great time in the Savannah, preserving your privacy and intimacy. Accessed through pathways quite distant from each other, every suite has air-conditioners, outdoor shower and a stunning view over the dry river bank and the passing animals inhabiting the area. 

  • Fishing
  • Morning and evening game drives
  • Village tours
  • White water rafting
  • Walking safaris
  • Safari ballooning

The lodge accommodates visitors looking for a full intimate holiday, and children are permitted on request. 

You May Also Like

&Beyond Phinda Forest Lodge

South Africa

This property is an architectural gem with its 16 suites all built on stilts with private viewing decks and minimalist design, described as Zulu Zen.

Fugitives' Drift

South Africa

The first, and arguably, still the best lodge in the Zulu battlefields

Garonga Safari Camp

South Africa

An intimate and private safari camp in the Makalali Conservancy which offers a safari for the soul with its holistic approach to nature and the wilderness.

Meet Our Experts

Why Choose Africa Travel?

Africa Travel is the UK's premier specialist dealing with travel to Africa, but we aren't just a website or a call centre, we are a boutique, owner-run company with personal connections to many of the owners of the properties we feature

Read more

Our Value Promise

Whether you seek a spectacular safari holiday, a blissful beach break, a cultural escapade, or something else entirely, there is no one better equipped to deal with your requests than Africa Travel.

Read more

Your Holiday Protection

All flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. Our ATOL number is 3384 www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate

Read more
View Wishlist