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Izintaba Private Game Reserve

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Mokoane
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Whe only stayed for one night. When we stopped there we took a while to get used to the quiteness! We stayed in bushbuck cottage. It is a four sleeper, two bathrooms. No TV just a bush TV. Blessing! You can go on your own game drive. We saw many animals. There are two sunset decks so pack n picknic...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was the start of our December holiday and it was the best possible start, especially as there is little to no cellphone signal, just the break we needed after a busy year. What struck me about Izintaba was just how suitable the game game/lodge is for people of all ages, and especially children. It is not a Big 5...

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Thank Jonathan D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We stayed at Kudu Lodge, and once again Izintaba did not disappoint. It is so peaceful and relaxing, being away from cellphones and wifi with just the sounds of the birds. The outdoor space at Kudu is lovely, with a large braai and fire pit and thatched seating area, as well as a splash pool. With no dangerous game, you...

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Thank paulainargentina
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The reserve is lovely., well worth the drive from Joburg. We spent the weekend mountain biking and reading. It is beautifully quiet, just what it promises to be. Accommodation is very comfortable. The units are set well apart so you might have a sense of other people but it is not at all intrusive. We didn't take the kids but...

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Thank 1Jozi
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visited with our 16 month old and much loved dog. We stayed in Zebra cottage. It's a nice, clean, spacious cottage which is well equipped. Comfortable beds and sheets. We loved the braai area and it was safe for our daughter to play outside under supervision. We liked Zebra due to its close proximity to the wonderful swimming pool....

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Thank Sun2009_Sun_2010
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My Family and I went to Izintaba Private Game Reserve, 2 - 4 September 2016. We stayed in the Duiker cottage, the peace and silence of the bush was magical. My two boys, aged 6 and 1 were in their element, running around and exploring the rocks and bush while my wife and I sat on the porch and relaxed...

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Thank Gavin D
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Our favourite bush break get-away-from-it-all. We stayed at Duiker cottage and loved the quiet and lovely views. We were spoiled by visits from the giraffe family and kudu at our cottage. We even saw the very shy aardvark and baby Eland fiercely protected by their herd. Highly recommended!

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Thank KarienH_13
UK
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

3adults, 1 betweenager and 2 littles ..... We all loved this beautiful spot, the ability to walk or drive yourself was brilliant, or having Andrew drive, a bonus(interesting info). Lovely accommodation, could do with sunloungers at the cottages for mummies that love a "siesta". Want to return soon. Thank you Nicky and Andrew.

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Midrand
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We have just returned home from spending 3 nights in Duiker cottage. The photo's do not do justice to the cottage and its facilities. It is only powered by solar and gas, but I did not even notice that there was no electricity as the gas stove is excellent. Being winter, we loved sitting in front of the roaring log...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This will be a holiday which we will never forget!! We stayed in Izintaba Lodge, which were ideal for our family and friends! This place is like having your own little resort. I will definitely go back if possible. We even took a video of the lodge inside as it is so huge, photos won't do it justice! Superb CLEANING...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a private game farm, just 290km’s north of OR Tambo International airport, outside of Vaalwater in the Waterberg, Izintaba offers self catering and catered accommodation in 6 luxury, fully equipped self-catering cottages. Sleeping between 4 and 12 people Izintaba Lodges are perfect for friend or family get togethers and reunions, birthday parties, small conferences, intimate weddings or romantic bush getaways. Guests can choose to either cater for themselves or select a dinner, bed and breakfast option, enjoying meals in our dining room. Izintaba Game Farm is the perfect family holiday destination, welcoming children of all ages and offering guests the freedom to enjoy the bush at their own pace either walking, mountain biking, fishing, birding or doing a game drive on our 1200ha game reserve. Leave the city stress behind you and come and enjoy true peace and tranquility in the Malaria free Waterberg bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Izintaba Private Game Reserve

Address: 50km Outside of Vaalwater, Towards Melkrivier in the Waterberg | Waterberg Biosphere, Limpopo, Vaalwater 0530, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Waterberg > Vaalwater
Price Range: £30 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Izintaba Private Game Reserve South Africa/Waterberg
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Bushbuck was a short walk from the pool, great way to relax in the heat of the day.”
  • View from one of the lookout points, overlooking the Waterberg
 of 5 bubbles JonathanD978, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Duiker cottage is the most private”
 of 5 bubbles paulainargentina, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stayed at Duiker for the views, peace, and back to nature feel but all cottages looked great”
 of 5 bubbles TaffyMidrand, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It's a house, huge!!!Be prepared to walk the distance! lol! Dirt road not so pleasant but worth the stay at the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles jpblondi, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Giraffe in winter and Kudu in summer”
 of 5 bubbles JulieH717, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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