Kololo Game Reserve is situated in the beautiful province of Limpopo, South Africa, in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere. Vast, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, this is a fascinating destination with a rich cultural legacy and a natural splendour.
A malaria-free area and home to a large variety of game, Kololo is a perfect safari destination. Visit neighbouring reserves and view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, or enjoy a sneak preview over the fence, from the comfort of your chalet at Kololo.
With thirteen upmarket chalets positioned in the pristine bushveld, privacy and relaxation is guaranteed. Kololo is conveniently situated only 3 hours from Johannesburg International Airport.
Each Chalet sleeps two and has an open-plan sleeping/living area with an en-suite bathroom. The kitchen outside on the veranda and the garden barbeque area are ideal for those wanting to experience an authentic outdoor African meal in bushveld surroundings.
Oom Piet's Chalet is the original restored farm house, built in 1916 by Oom Piet, the first owner of Kololo Game Reserve. Sleeping four, it has two spacious bedrooms, comprising of one double and one twin room. Relax with a book or game spot from the large veranda, overlooking rolling green lawns, which lead down to the river and swimming pool. Resident antelope can be found peacefully grazing in front of the veranda, seemingly oblivious to guests seated there. Tastefully decorated, Oom Piet's Chalet has its own fully equipped kitchen and living room.
This is a 3 bedroomed chalet with 3 bathrooms, kitchen, spacious living room, private terrace and Boma. The terrace overlooks the rolling green lawns of Kololo and Welgevonden Game Reserve.
This villa has one double en-suite bedroom with bath, shower and toilet and one twin en-suite bathroom.
These villas are beautifully situated on the outskirts of Kololo, near the restaurant and pool. From the veranda and terrace there is a nice view of the Welgevonden and Kololo mountains. Each villa has 3 bedrooms, one of which is located on the first floor, and has a balcony. Three bedroom (1 double bed and 2 twin bed) with en-suite bathroom.
Set against the Kololo mountains, is the most luxurious of our lodge. Enjoy splendid, uninterrupted views over the African plains of Welgevonden Game Reserve and spot roaming elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and other wildlife.
Beautifully furnished, the deluxe villa has a large living areas with television, open plan fully equipped kitchens, terraces. King's Chalet has a private swimming pool, boma with barbeque facilities and is comprised of three en-suite bedrooms with double bed.
Kololo can accommodate conference groups of up to 60 people
Walking and biking trails
Classified as a safe game reserve means that no dangerous animals reside on the reserve and guests are free to explore the many walking trails (from 2 - 30 km), either on foot or by mountain bike, at no extra cost. Spend hours identifying the flora and fauna in the reserve, surrounded only by the sounds and sights of nature.
A game ranger is available to accompany guests, at no extra cost, on guided walks and game drives. He will assist with identifying bird species and provide interesting and informed knowledge about the game, the plants and the trees while out on safari.
Wile away the afternoon, sitting quietly in the bush with a pair of binoculars in what can best be described as a birders paradise. Enjoy a picnic lunch packed by our restaurant and listen to the sounds of nature that surround you.
Swim or fish in the river, which originates in the Sterkfontein springs and runs for miles through the Waterberg mountains.Its clear clean waters are safe to drink and great for a refreshing dip, courtesy of Mother Nature. For fishing enthusiasts, please bring along your equipment.
Relax with a book or bask in the sun at the newly designed, heated swimming pool, adjacent to the restaurant.
Special interest groups
Kololo Game Reserve facilitates various opportunities for special interest groups, such as game tracking courses, bush survival and navigation skills, wildlife photography, team building and bird watching courses. In the process, we educate our guests about Africa and an African way of life.the picturesque Waterberg mountain range to Kololo Game Reserve.
The magnificent diversity of the Waterberg is evident both in the natural environment and in the facilities and attractions. Kololo Game Reserve spreads over 3000 hectares of untouched African bush which consists of open savannah grass plains, thick bushveld, mountains and valleys, making it the ideal habitat for a wide variety of game. View impala, kudu, rooi hartebeest, blue wildebeest, zebra, eland, nyala, waterbuck, giraffe, blesbuck and bushbuck as well as smaller species such as duikers, mountain reedbuck, klipspringer, steenbok, bushpig and warthog. Bird watchers will enjoy over 300 species of birdlife which are indigenous to the area.
There is 24 hour electricity to all rooms.