About the lodge

Mateya Safari Lodge is designed for the discerning traveler, offering a graceful fusion of relaxed comfort in a beautiful setting. The lodge caters for a maximum of ten guests. As such, you are assured exclusivity, privacy and the very highest standards of personal care and attention at all times.

Nestled in the rocky outcrop of the Gabbro hills, Mateya Safari Lodge, comprising dining, lounge, and relaxation areas, provides a high elevation and an uninterrupted view of the Madikwe Game Reserve.

The suites are arranged in a radial configuration around one of the hills, each with a private, rim-flow pool deck and natural window sala overlooking the waterhole or surrounding plains.The scene is breathtakingly beautiful, the game is plentiful, and the comfort is unsurpassed. The artwork and literature capture the essence of an untamed spirit. Savoured with either a glass of chilled Chardonnay or well-matured Merlot, the Mateya Safari Lodge Gallery and Library offer the delight of sharing in the many breath-taking adventures of those to whose cannon of experience your Mateya Safari Lodge safari will be the latest addition.

Whether soaking up the afternoon rays whilst walking through the Madikwe Game Reserve on a guided tracking safari, or sitting down to an evening of fine dining, each and every feature of your visit will leave you with the pleasure of having indulged in an unforgettable experience. Gazing out through the glass walls of the main dining room, or watching the cinders leap into the starry night from the bonfire in the open air Fire Core, you will feel that Mateya Safari Lodge offers a sublime fusion of luxury carved into the edge of an untamed African wilderness. It is this balance which makes Mateya Safari Lodge a truly remarkable
destination.