The outside barbeque (braai) area and pool form the centre point of Lodge GeM Bateleur and promises to leave a memorable imprint of your stay.

A fully equipped kitchen, dining area and living room with digital satellite television make up the main part of the lodge. The open layout brings about a cosy air conditioned living area.

All rooms are spacious, air conditioned and elegantly furnished. The lodge consist out of the following: Four double bedrooms (twin beds), four bathrooms, an outdoors shower and an outdoors, mosquito net-protected loft bedroom with two single beds.

The main living area leads to a patio, ideal for enjoying a jovial meal outside or even sipping your morning coffee at the break of dawn.

The quaint swimming pool is perfect for cooling down on a typical scorching bushveld day. An outside shower provides a refreshing waker-upper in a completely unique setting. On the estate you will discover a hide offering a safe view over the waterhole where you can catch a glimpse of the animal in their natural feeding habitat. Plenty of other services are offered.

Tshukudu is a privately owned lodge and reserve in close proximity to the Kruger National Park. Guests can enjoy hiking trials and Big-Five game drives. Children are welcome and wheelchairs are catered for.   Tel: +27 (0)15 793 2476

The Drakensig golf course is situated on the Air Force Base in Hoedspruit, where guests can enjoy a day on the 18-hole golf course.

Tel: +27 (0)15 799 2071

Kapama consist of 13 000 hectares with 42 mammal species which includes The Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino, and approximately 350 bird species. Elephant rides are a wonderful experience taking you through savannah grasslands and riverside forests that make up this appealing African reserve.   Tel: +27 (0)12 368 0600

Timbavati is well-known for its occasional sightings of the rare white lion. Apart from lions, the area is home to other African wildlife like the leopard, elephant, buffalo, rhino, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, hippo, cheetah, wild dog, hyena and a large variety of antelopes.

Owl species and 80-90% of all raptor species found in South Africa can be seen here. Limpopo is the most diverse area for birds in South Africa (610 species) and home to over 50 red data species including extremely rare and sought after species such as the Taita Falcon and Pels Fishing Owl.   Tel: +27 (0)72 277 7254

Experience the magic of a lighter-than-air flight over the Lowveld Big Game areas adjoining the Kruger National Park. Pilots and guides will ensure a safe, enjoyable and informative adventure that promises to be a highlight of your visit to the Big Game Country. Hot air balloons depart every morning at sunrise from launch sites in Hoedspruit.   Tel: +27 (0)15 795 5488

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Orpen is the closest gate.   Tel: +27 (0)12 428 9111

Water buck

Kudu possess excellent sight, scent and hearing abilities. When these animals are alarmed, their call is a loud bark. When suspicious, they will remain motionless, hidden in vegetation.

When is the best time to spot the Kudu? A good time to spot Kudu is in the late afternoon at waterholes. They are not as easily seen as the buffalo and move out in open areas to feed late in the afternoon


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A variety of packages available. Please contact us for your customizable quote.