Welcome to Jameela Lodge

Discover the Beauty of Jameela Lodge: Game Drives, Birding, and Unmatched Serenity!

Explore Jameela Lodge

Situated in the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, there is so much to do and discover at Jameela.


Relax in a steaming hot Jacuzzi overlooking the magnificent views of Mabalingwe’s mountain ranges

Nature Walks

A walk in the bush is an opportunity to experience your surroundings up close and personal.

Dinner with a view

Whether you enjoy a meal at the boma, braai or in the dining room, every seating area has beautiful views


Enjoy a Sunset horseback ride or an ice-cold beverage at the Vultures View bar.

A good nights rest

Our comfortable beds, the sounds of nature and the fresh clean air will ease you into a great night’s sleep.


The Predator Park offers you a chance to see how amazing and powerful different predators can be.

Bird and Game drives

Morning drives, Mid-morning drives, Sunset and Night drives are available at Mabalingwe.

Kids play area

We believe that a memorable experience for families includes options to keep the kids entertained.

Restaurants and shops

There’s something for everyone’s taste at Mabalingwe!


Your Best Place of Rest

A wooden deck wraps around the main unit which has an open plan living room, kitchen, scullery, and barbeque area. Lounge outside on the couches or sit at the outside table to enjoy your morning coffee. Roast some marshmallows in the lapa or soak in the jacuzzi. Two separate chalets are joined with the wooden deck offering you privacy and peace to rejuvenate your soul.

Lodge Infrastructures

We’ve got everything you need to truly relax and unwind

Self Catering

We provide the view; you bring everything else

Fully Equipped Kitchen

You’ll have all the tools you need to whip up a great meal

Ample Parking

We have safe and secure parking for up to 4 cars

10 Sleeper

The beautiful view is best enjoyed together

Braai Facilities

Need we say more...


Mabalingwe provides a 24-hour security control room

Generator Backup

No power? No problem! We have a generator just in case

TV and Wifi

Switch off or stay connected. It’s your choice!


About Mabalingwe

Jameela is situated inside Mabalingwe Nature Reserve Here you can experience the untouched wonders of the South African bush, create cherished memories with loved ones, and spot wildlife amidst the lush greenery. Mabalingwe has many activities on offer including horse riding trails. There is also a private air strip. Unforgettable moments await you!

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Our Accommodation

There is plenty of room for you to bring your family and friends along

2 Single Beds

Situated upstairs with your own private balcony, a spacious and comfortable loft with two comfortable single beds.

4 Queen Size Beds

All four rooms have comfortable Queen beds with soft pillows and extra blankets for your comfort.

3 Bathrooms & 1 Guest Toilet

Whether you prefer a leisurely soak in the bath or a refreshing shower, we've got you covered!

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What people say about Jameela

Discover the enchanting experiences that await you at Jameela Lodge. From the tranquil beauty of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve to the luxurious comfort of our accommodations, our guests can't stop talking about their unforgettable stays. Read their testimonials below to find out why Jameela Lodge is the ultimate getaway.

“Jameela is the best!”

Jameela Lodge was an epic weekend getaway with friends, just a 2-hour drive from Joburg! It felt like a hidden paradise away from the city buzz, and we soaked up every moment. Jameela Lodge is the perfect spot for creating lasting memories, and we can't wait to go back for more!
Tyrann Burger

“What a view”

Jameela Lodge is a real gem for anyone looking to escape and unwind. The view alone is worth the trip, and the peace and calmness there are priceless. I can't wait to go back and relive those magical moments at Jameela Lodge!
Caitie Boeyens

“I loved the jacuzzi!”

My time at Jameela Lodge was an absolute blast! The highlight of my stay was definitely the fantastic Jacuzzi and the unforgettable braai (barbecue) sessions with my friends.
Victoria Milton

Contact Us

All bookings are temporarily suspended.

Dear Valued Guests and Visitors,

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the temporary closure of Jameela Lodge due to a recent fire incident. Thankfully, no one was injured, but the venue has suffered significant damage.

All bookings are temporarily suspended.

We deeply appreciate your understanding and support as we navigate through this challenging period. Our team is working diligently to restore the Lodge to its former glory and welcome you back as soon as possible.

For any queries or concerns, please contact us at email@jameelalodge.com.

Thank you for your continued support.

Warm regards,
The Jameela Lodge Team.