The Waterberg Biosphere

The Waterberg Biosphere, located in the majestic Waterberg Mountains, is a tourism gem with several great nature reserves and a wealth of wildlife roaming its bushveld savannah. Its major attractions include hot springs, South Africa’s first-ever savannah biosphere reserve, the bird-rich Nyslvley Wetland and the archaeological site of Makapans Valley.

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Marataba Trails Lodge

We could not wait to explore, and set out on foot to discover the many animal-worn paths that crisscross the reserve. Our journey took a number of days, but left a permanent impression on our souls. We found the perfect place perched on the side of the mountain, with views…

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Monkey Camp at Marataba Game Reserve

The scenic bush camp and professional facilities provide the ideal living and training environment. It offers very comfortable accommodation in spacious tents on stilts (shared by 2 people) overlooking a waterhole, with electricity, spacious study deck and en-suite bathrooms. The camp offers internet access and cell phone reception in the…

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Waterberg Cottages

Set on a cattle farm and the cottages based on old farmhouses, you will be able to relax and enjoy your surroundings, while being able to walk freely on the farm, as well as watching your children play happily while sitting on your stoep.

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