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SHIBULA LODGE & BUSH SPA - Limpopo Province - Waterberg Area

Voted by Getaway as one of the top 10 most romantic destinations in South Africa, and by Elle and Marie Claire as one of the "Pick of the Best" Bush Lodges.

Superbly situated close to the best game viewing areas of the 36 000 hectare private Welgevonden Game Reserve. Shibula Lodge hugs the banks of a scenic river and has magnificent views of the overhanging cliffs, where the antics of the resident baboon troop entertain guests.

SHIBULA LODGE & BUSH SPA - Limpopo Province - Waterberg Area

This malaria-free reserve, where the big five (Lion, Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant and Leopard) roam freely, is home to an extraordinary diversity of plant and animal wildlife, as well as more than 350 species of birds. Shibula has access to the entire 36 000 ha reserve which forms part of a bigger 100 000 ha game reserve.

Guests are assured of exceptional game viewing. Including some of the best Rhino sightings on the continent. Large variety of different antelope can be seen in one game reserve than in any other game reserve in Southern Africa. Rare game species includes Aardvark and Brown Hyena, Eland, Gemsbok, Tsessebe and Bush Pig. Night game drives give the visitor an insight into South African nocturnal wildlife.

Shibula Lodge and Bush Spa, a five star accredited lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo Province, South Africa and offers the discerning visitor African in all its untamed magnificence, along with truly superb standards of hospitality.

Includes VAT and 1% tourism levy. Excludes game reserve levy of R59.00 per person per bed night. Subject to change without prior notice.

All rates are quoted in ZAR (South African Rands) and foreign currency payments are accepted at the daily bank rate of exchange valid in South Africa on the date that payment is received.
Single supplement R1000.00 NETT per person per night
Children above the age of 12 years pay full adult rate

SHIBULA LODGE & BUSH SPA - Limpopo Province - Waterberg Area


Guests have a choice of eight luxuriously furnished suites; all fitted Victorian baths, inside and outside showers, private patios and mini bars.

We have four standard suites, 1, 2, 3, 4. Suites 1 and 4 are not as spacious as the luxury suites, but do have an outside Jacuzzi.

The luxury suites, 5 and 8 both with air con are more spacious and luxurious as the standard suites. Suite 5 has a private lounge with fireplace and outside Jacuzzi. Suite 6 and 7 has a private lounge with fireplace, satellite TV, a private patio and splash pool. Ideal for a family or a small group of four. Suite 8 has a private lounge, fire place and a spa bath in the bedroom.

The décor in the lodge has been acclaimed by all as being exceptional and unique. As far as the décor is concerned, Shibula is a real “lady in the bush”. Lace and crystal subtly blend with authentic African culture. The interior of Shibula gives one a classis ethnic feel.

Decorated by Adila, each piece is handpicked and the special attention to detail has given Shibula its unique classic ethnic feel. Each chalet is individually furnished in a different style and each room has a décor style, which reflects the name of the unit.

SHIBULA LODGE & BUSH SPA - Limpopo Province - Waterberg Area


"Shibula's therapist is on hand to provide relaxing and rejuvenating treatments in our newly renovated Bush Spa in the heart of Welgevonden Game Reserve. Products locally produced in South Africa add to this truly African experience.

Let the natural sounds and smells of Shibula be the background to your personal body treatments with an abundance of exotic herbs and essential oils to provide the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. In the comfort of our Bush Spa take your body on a sense safari! With indigenous base oil ingredients such as Marula and Baobab, rooibos extract and Kalahari Watermelon the true richness of Africa come to life."


  • Conference area seat 18 people
  • Outside bar area
  • Boma area next to conference
  • Basic conference equipment is available

Any special equipment required to be arranged with management


  • Ceremony for up to 28 people
  • Accommodation can be arranged for up to 10 guests at neighbouring lodges


Dine in an intimate wine cellar, enjoy starlight boma dinners, with traditional potjiekos and other Gourmet dishes and be entertained by our resident Shibula singers and dancers. The main deck overlooks the waterhole while listening to the nightly antics of the resident baboon troop, private dining in the Shibula Royal Suite, the Presidential Suite or in the wine cellar.

Table settings are done in an artistic manner by fully trained personnel.

Our own specially designed wine cellar compliments the healthy, distinctly African-inspired freshly prepared cuisine by our master chef. The wine cellar is stocked with an excellent selection of South African award-winning wines.

The wine cellar is an excellent venue for private dining by special arrangement.

The owner of Shibula, Francois Klomp is also the owner of The Freedom Hill Wine Estate, and he is personally involved in our wine selection.