Delectable first-class fine dining, a hand-picked selection of South African wines, and superb service are the minimum standards at Bushwa Game Lodge.

We also offer a variety of spa and wellness treatments as well as game drives, bird watching, cosy fireplaces during winter days, and a sparkling pool and pool deck to cool down during the hot summer months.

Our “Rhino Bush Camp” is perfect for families or small groups who prefer accommodation with self-catering facilities and is ideal for birthday celebrations, friends and family getaways, working groups, or other special events.

Whatever luxury accommodation option you chose, there can be nowhere better to escape the fast pace of the city and unwind in the unadulterated African Bushveld.

A visit to Bushwa Private Game Lodge will entice all your senses with an overwhelming awareness of being an intrinsic part of Africa and its innate nature, surrounded by the sound of birdsong and a vast expanse of Bushveld vistas which is home to a wide array of South Africa’s fauna and flora.

Climate & Weather

The Waterberg’s climate is generally described as warm and temperate, with three distinct seasons.

The driest time is the middle of winter, which spans from May to July with mild days and cold mornings and nights. Dress in layers as mornings and early evenings can be very cold on the game-drive vehicle: a beanie, scarf, fingerless gloves and a hooded jacket are all recommended.

The winter months are often considered the best time of year for game viewing as the grass and savannah are shorter and less dense than in the wetter months, making the animals easier to spot.

From the beginning of August through until October, temperatures begin to rise. The annual wet season sets in from early November and runs through to April. Summer months can be very hot and humid, and it is recommended to always wear sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat or cap. Take a waterproof jacket just in case it rains while you are out.