About Us

Matla Game Lodge is a private members only lodge offering a luxurious alternative for either a group of friends, a small business getaway or for a larger family preferring to be hosted separate from other visitors or for any special occasion.

This private venue is perfect for the discerning traveler, as it balances the wild pulses of the surrounding bush with a style that is distinctly African, delivering the ultimate personalized service and attention to detail from the moment you arrive.

An exciting secluded getaway, for those who appreciate exclusivity and privacy, warm personalized service, healthy and delicious cuisine and some of the best game viewing that Southern Africa has to offer. The design concept combines private sanctuaries and luxurious and cozy communal spaces.


The warmth, charm and comfort reign supreme, with all-round spectacular views of the surrounding bushveld as well as the frequently animal populated waterhole. The living spaces; A dining area with bar, fireplace lounge, spacious furnished deck and swimming pool and small gym area, raised above the bush and pool are yours to enjoy, along with the splendid views 

Booking the lodge for private groups of 8 – 10 visitors is ideal, as it is the flexibility that makes Matla the perfect safari destination for small groups and the daily program can be adjusted and tailor-made to the group’s requirements.

Your hosts are well qualified, both from a culinary aspect and in ecological knowledge and nature conservation as a whole. The safari drives offer a unique African Wildlife experience, conducted in a safe and yet wild and exciting environment, nothing can prepare you for the thrill that you will experience while being in nature, as well as the close encounters with its natural inhabitants on game drive.


All bookings at Matla Game Lodge entitle the guests to exclusive use of the lodge. Bookings require a minimum of 6 guests for a minimum stay of 2 nights.


The suites are situated on either side of the main lodge and are connected via a raised wooden walkway which guides the guests through and above lush gardens. This also optimizes the opportunity to spot wildlife passing by on their way to the water hole in front of the main lodge.The suites are tastefully furnished and comprise an en- suite bathroom, outdoor shower, a tea and coffee station and a private deck offering a relaxing view of the beautiful landscape and all the wonders the bush has to offer.

Enjoy Matla Game Lodge set in the beautiful Madikwe Game Reserve.


"What a special place. from the game drives, poolside cocktails, stunning views and incredible food - we've had the most wonderful epxerience here at Matla. Huge thanks to the team who are so passionate about everything they do."

- Matt & Sam - U.K