Mziki Safari Lodge, Sun City

Mziki Safari Lodge

Nestled beneath the shady Karees in the heart of Mziki Private Game Reserve, just two hours’ drive from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, Mziki Safari Lodge offers a natural, affordable haven for eco-travellers seeking an authentic, unaffected encounter with the African bush.
Set on a prime malaria-free bushveld, Mziki Private Game Reserve is home to three of the “Big Five, and over 50 species of mammals and 372 species of birds, making it one of the best birding areas in South Africa.
Perfect for families with a range of engaging activities for children of all ages, Mziki Safari Lodge offers a genuine home-away-from-home, individualistic bush experience combined with charming South African hospitality.
Mziki Safari Lodge is yours to enjoy at your pace, a relaxed environment for both young and old, extending the true hand of friendship to all those who visit it. Mziki Safari Lodge is located in the North West Province, between the towns of Rustenburg and Brits. We are roughly 1.5hrs from JHB northch. The lodge is situated in the beautiful 6000 hectare Mziki Private Nature Reserve. The Hex river bisects the reserve and fows into the Vaalkop Dam just north of the property.

Price from

R2110.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 0020




Live Availability

Rooms

Unique Selling Points

  • 2 Hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Only 45 minutes away from the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and Sun City
  • Wide range of activities on offer
  • More than 350 bird species frequenting the area
  • Boma dinners 
  • Outdoor lounge overlooking the swimming pool and waterhole.
  • Large beautifully manicured garden, surrounding the lodge grounds.
  • Large swimming pool equipped with sun loungers, umbrellas and pool towels
  • Fully equipped conference room accommodating up to 20 delegates
  • Mobile spa
  • Mziki Mini-Ranger programme for children aged 6 years or older
  • No age restriction for children on game drives or barge cruises
  • Babysitting available
  • 2 Hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Only 45 minutes away from the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and Sun City
  • Wide range of activities on offer
  • More than 350 bird species frequenting the area
  • Boma dinners 
  • Outdoor lounge overlooking the swimming pool and waterhole.
  • Large beautifully manicured garden, surrounding the lodge grounds.
  • Large swimming pool equipped with sun loungers, umbrellas and pool towels
  • Fully equipped conference room accommodating up to 20 delegates
  • Mobile spa
  • Mziki Mini-Ranger programme for children aged 6 years or older
  • No age restriction for children on game drives or barge cruises
  • Babysitting available

Fast Facts

CONFERENCE VENUE Yes - fully equipped venue accommodates up to 20 delegates
ACCOMMODATION 9 Thatched units
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CHILD POLICY Children of all ages are welcome at Mziki - no age restriction for children on game drives or barge cruises
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CONFERENCE VENUE Yes - fully equipped venue accommodates up to 20 delegates
ACCOMMODATION 9 Thatched units
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY No
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CHILD POLICY Children of all ages are welcome at Mziki - no age restriction for children on game drives or barge cruises
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
OFF ROAD No
SPA Yes - mobile spa available
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE No - reserve has 4 of the Big 5
POOL Yes - main lodge only. Sun loungers, umbrellas and pool towels provided
LOCATION Situated inside a private game reserve 2 hours drive from Johannesburg, just 45 minutes drive from the Pilanesberg and Sun City

Special

BARGING INTO THE BUSH AT MZIKI SAFARI LODGE

Mziki ticks all the boxes for a memorable Bush Experience only 2 hours from Gauteng.

Barge! Bush! Boma!

'Barge' into the amazing Vaalkop Dam from our Hex River
There is no better way to enjoy nature and your next holiday!

A huge thank you to all our repeat guests!
We love having you as part of our Mzki family and watching your children grow.

FUN EASTER WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

MINI-RANGER COURSE
  • Children aged 5 years or older can be enrolled in Mziki’s Mini-Ranger program.
  • Identify different animal calls and sounds!
  • Recognise different trees and their uses to tracking and navigating!
  • A camp treasure hunt: Find and collect specific items around the lodge!
  • Cultural Experience: Learning about the Khoisan and their origins!
  • Each child will receive a Mini-Ranger Certificate.
  • The Mini-Ranger course is free to all children of our guests.

Terms and conditions

Rate Includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Full Breakfast
  • Light lunch
  • Dinner
  • Two activities (Game drive, bush walks or barge cruise depending of water level)
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • VAT

Rate Excludes:

  • All beverages
  • Laundry services
  • Additonal activities
  • Personal expenses and items of a personal nature

Child Policy and Rates:

  • Children of all ages are welcome at Mziki.
  • Children under 4 years sharing with 2 parents stay free (max 2 per room)
  • Children aged 4-11 years pay the published rate of R1,260 per child per night. Maximum of 2 children sharing in a family room with 2 parents.
  • Parents are fully responsible for their children.
  • We do offer babysitting with prior arrangement.
  • There is no age restriction for children on game drives or barge cruises however the ranger has the right to refuse children if they do not adhere to his/her instruction.
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Rate Includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Full Breakfast
  • Light lunch
  • Dinner
  • Two activities (Game drive, bush walks or barge cruise depending of water level)
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • VAT

Rate Excludes:

  • All beverages
  • Laundry services
  • Additonal activities
  • Personal expenses and items of a personal nature

Child Policy and Rates:

  • Children of all ages are welcome at Mziki.
  • Children under 4 years sharing with 2 parents stay free (max 2 per room)
  • Children aged 4-11 years pay the published rate of R1,260 per child per night. Maximum of 2 children sharing in a family room with 2 parents.
  • Parents are fully responsible for their children.
  • We do offer babysitting with prior arrangement.
  • There is no age restriction for children on game drives or barge cruises however the ranger has the right to refuse children if they do not adhere to his/her instruction.
  • The age restriction on walking safaris is 16.
  • There is a children’s Jungle gym in the garden and we provide a selection of coloring in books and games.
  • Small meals can be arranged for young children throughout the day provided that it is pre- arranged.

Additional Activities:

  • Fishing in our river R400 per persons aged 6 years and above
  • Enquire about excursions in the area

Value Adds:

  • Complimentary barge cruise on bordering 2000ha Valkopdam (subject to water level)
  • Romantic turndowns and private dinners for honeymoon, anniversaries or special occasions

Check in/out Times:

  • Check-in: from 13:00 pm
  • Check-out: before 11:00 am

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Policy

  • For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
  • Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).  
  • For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel 
  • A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

Cancellation Policy

  •  All cancellations must be done in writing
  •  60 - 31 days before arrival, 25% cancellation fee
  •  30 - 15 days before arrival, 50% cancellation fee
  •  14 - 0 days before arrival, 90% cancellation fee

Deposit Policy

  • For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
  • Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).  
  • For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel 
  • A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

Cancellation Policy

  •  All cancellations must be done in writing
  •  60 - 31 days before arrival, 25% cancellation fee
  •  30 - 15 days before arrival, 50% cancellation fee
  •  14 - 0 days before arrival, 90% cancellation fee

Directions By Car

From OR Tambo International to Brits:

  • As you exit the airport turn onto the R21 towards Pretoria.
  • Follow the highway until the N1 turnoff.
  • Turn onto the N1 north, towards Polokwane, Bela Bela.
  • Follow the N1 to the N4, do not turn towards Witbank, take the second N4 off ramp towards Rustenburg.
  • Go through 2 tollgates, about 10 Rand each.
  • Take the R511, Brits turnoff.
  • Turn right onto the R511 and drive through Brits, do not turn off and follow the R511 towards Thabazimbi.
  • 36 km after Brits turn left towards Vaalkopdam and Beestekraal.
  • At the T-junction turn left, after 1 km turn right. Follow the road for a few kilometers until you see the sign for Mziki Safari Lodge on the right hand side.

From Lanseria to Mziki:

  • Follow the R 512 towards Broederstrom.
  • After 7km turn left, follow R 512 for 10km, turn right towards Sun City.
  • Follow R 512 to Sun City ...

From OR Tambo International to Brits:

  • As you exit the airport turn onto the R21 towards Pretoria.
  • Follow the highway until the N1 turnoff.
  • Turn onto the N1 north, towards Polokwane, Bela Bela.
  • Follow the N1 to the N4, do not turn towards Witbank, take the second N4 off ramp towards Rustenburg.
  • Go through 2 tollgates, about 10 Rand each.
  • Take the R511, Brits turnoff.
  • Turn right onto the R511 and drive through Brits, do not turn off and follow the R511 towards Thabazimbi.
  • 36 km after Brits turn left towards Vaalkopdam and Beestekraal.
  • At the T-junction turn left, after 1 km turn right. Follow the road for a few kilometers until you see the sign for Mziki Safari Lodge on the right hand side.

From Lanseria to Mziki:

  • Follow the R 512 towards Broederstrom.
  • After 7km turn left, follow R 512 for 10km, turn right towards Sun City.
  • Follow R 512 to Sun City for another 15 km and turn left on to N4 towards Rustenburg.
  • After 15km take turn off N4 and follow direction to Sun City.
  • Drive towards Sun City for exactly 40 km, at stop street turn right towards Beestekraal.
  • After 20 km you see a large water tower on your left and a sign on your left to Mziki Safari Lodge.
  • Once you are on the dirt road: Drive through the open gate, along the middle road, and follow the road around the hill to the Mziki Safari Lodge Gate.
  • Phone the lodge 071 355 4334 for access.
  • Enter the gate and please wait for the gate to close automatically behind you.
  • Continue straight down the main road until you fnd a fork in the road and take the right hand road.
  • Follow this road to the lodge and park in the covered parking area provided.

You can fnd us also on Google maps by scanning the QR code.
We are also on Waze, Apple maps and most onboard navigation POIs.


GATE TIMES
March and April: 6h00-18h30
May to August: 6h30-18h00
September and October: 6h00-18h30
November to February: 5h30-19h00
GATE FEES
Adults: R80
Adults Foreign Nationals: R110
Children (6-12 yrs): R30
Pensioners (SA only): R40
Vehicles (Sedan/LDV/SUV): R40
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