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Seasons of the Waterberg  

Situated within the beautiful Waterberg region of South Africa, Welgevonden Game Reserve is a testament to the country’s natural beauty and biodiversity. Spanning over vast savannahs and woodlands, this reserve is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. We would like to tell you about the difference in weather you can expect during […]

Welcome to Elephants Crossing Lodge – Where Giants Roam Free

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of Welgevonden Game Reserve, Elephants Crossing Lodge stands as a testament to harmonious coexistence with nature. Unlike many other lodges, Elephants Crossing does not have a fence. This allows elephants to walk freely around the lodge and the tents. It’s not uncommon for guests to wake up to the gentle […]

5 reasons to visit Welgevonden Game Reserve

Here are 5 reasons why you should visit Welgevonden Game Reserve: 1. Spectacular Wildlife Viewing Welgevonden is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, and leopard), as well as cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, and various antelope species. There are more than 50 different species of mammals and even […]

Strawberry Leopard Sighting in Welgevonden Game Reserve

For the very first time ever, there has been a Strawberry leopard observed in Welgevonden Game Reserve at the end of 2023. This unique sighting via aerial census, was an absolutely remarkable discovery for the reserve. A strawberry leopard is a colour variant of the African leopard. These very rare leopards have pale skin, faint […]

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Site 67, Welgevonden Game Reserve, West Gate,
Vaalwater, 7600
Reservations Office Number
+27 87 056 9937
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