Exclusive Wilderness Lodge - Cradle of Humankind

Bush Break

Accommodation Overview

An exclusive Wilderness Lodge just 45 minutes from Johannesburg. Luxury suites, Tented Accommodation and Cottages. From R300.00 per person sharing
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An exclusive Wilderness Lodge just 45 minutes from Johannesburg. Luxury suites, Tented Accommodation and Cottages. From R300.00 per person sharing


An exclusive Wilderness Lodge situated amongst the Mount Savannah Game Reserve, in the Cradle of Humankind. The exclusive lodge is a mere 45 minutes from Johannesburg and home to an array of wildlife including giraffe, red hartebeest, kudu, impala, zebra and a variety of bird life, flora and fauna.

Accommodation is available at the Main Lodge which provides luxury double rooms as well as upmarket cottages. Just 2.5kms from the Main Lodge are a selection of Luxury Tents and Urban Safari Tents for that added outdoor experience. 

The Main Lodge comprises the master bedroom, situated at the end of the main area with a wrapping deck, large tub, indoor and outdoor shower and unlimited views over the surrounding hills - decorated in old African flair. There is an additional 2 double bedrooms, which share a large bathroom appointed with both bath and shower. Each bedroom has its own balcony and outdoor seating to enjoy the sunrise. A pool room is available and surrounded by glass stack doors that open out onto the sun deck with outdoor pool.

In addition to the main lodge are two independent cottages, each have their own bathrooms, king sized beds, fireplaces and lounge areas with decks amongst the natural bush surroundings. They a little away from the lodge to ensure privacy and are opulently appointed.

The four Luxury Tents comprise of 2 Waterhole view tents and 2 Landscape view tents, all with unobstructed views and shared access to the communal Boma. Each tent is has its own private bathroom which includes a hot shower cabin, basin and toilet. The tents are equipped with either 2 single beds or a king-size bed as well as an open-plan lounge area. There is no electricity supply in the tents, but there is a generator at the Boma which is turned on at certain times during the day where guests can charge their  devices.

The Urban Safaris are ideal for those looking to escape the city and re-connect with nature – a true tented camp bush experience that has no electricity, only hot showers, flush toilets, a private braai outside your tent and a shared boma. 

The tents are each equipped with 2 beds and 2 camping chairs with a table and solar lights. Each tent has access to a shared bathroom with a hot shower and a flushing toilet. There is no electricity though one is provided with a gas bottle, lanterns and charcoal. On arrival, you will receive a cooler box with ice and cooking essentials including cutlery, crockery, glassware pots, pans and linen with bath towels. 

A variety of on-site treatments are available including massages and facials. On-site activities include beautifully catered picnics, quad bike adventures, e-bikes (electronic bicycles), archery, mountain biking (bring own bicycle) and safari drives. The lodge is ideal for team building events and small conferences. 

Nearby half day trips include Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve and Lesedi Cultural Village. For that added piece of luxury, a private cook can be arranged – to ensure an exclusive and bespoke dining experiences for food lovers that brings the experience to you!

For those who are looking for more space and on a self-catering basis, please enquire about the 10 sleeper self-catering villa (complete with a private pool)



Rates are a guide price and will be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice


Main Lodge (rates include breakfast and a Safari drive) 

Main Lodge Suite  - From R2 200.00 per night

Main Lodge Deluxe Room 1 – From R1 800.00 per night

Main Lodge Deluxe Room 1 and Room 2 – From R2 300.00 per night (two bedrooms sharing one inter-leading bathroom)


Cottages (rates include breakfast and a Safari drive)

2 Sleeper Cottage – From R2 300.00 per night 

R1 150.00 per additional guest per night (maximum 3 guests)

Luxury Tents (rates include breakfast and a Safari drive)

Landscape View Tents – From R2 100.00 per night

Waterhole View Tents – From R2 300.00 per night

R1 050.00 per additional guest per night (maximum 3 guests)

Urban Safari Tents (includes cooler box with ice, cooking utensils including cutlery, crockery, glassware pots & pans, gas bottle, lanterns and charcoal)

From R600.00 per night 

R300.00 per additional guest per night (maximum 4 guests)



Secure Parking 

Swimming Pool (for cottage and main lodge guests only)

On-site massages

On-site picnics


Safari Drives

Quad Biking




Children welcome

No smoking indoors 

Specific details

Area Activities: Game Drives, Mountain Biking, Quad Bikes, Spa
Facilities: Air Conditioning, Fans, DSTV, Fire Place, Television, Wellness/Spa, Housekeeping, Wi-Fi, Swimming Pool, Braai facilities, Linen, Towels
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Boutique Hotel, Chalet, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, Game Reserve, Hotel, Luxury, Self-Catering, Tented, Conference Venue, Wellness Centre/Spa


Gauteng, South Africa
39, Farm Danielsrust R563, Mogale City, Gauteng, 1739