Kaingo Game Reserve
Kaingo is a 22,500-acre private game reserve in the Waterberg District, of the Limpopo Province of South Africa. A pleasant 2.5-hour drive or an easy 45-minute flight from Johannesburg into our airstrip, makes Kaingo one of the most accessible premier malaria free big game reserves in the country. It is a declared protected area with Critical Biodiversity 1 classification and a core area of the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, which was officially declared by UNESCO in 2001
Leopard House offers two en-suite bedrooms. Ideal for families or for those wanting a very private experience for those that are looking for quality time together.
At Leopard House guests have their very own private plunge pool and private patio.
Dining takes place at various locations hand picked for their absolute beauty and atmosphere.
Kaingo Game Reserve offer a heartfelt welcome to families in need of a luxury escape to the wilderness. There are so many reasons why Kaingo Game Reserve makes for the perfect family travel experience. Beyond being in one of the most beautiful areas of the Waterberg, it is situated in a non-malaria reserve where parents with younger children are treated to a first-class safari, with none of the worry.
Our guides will ensure an experience you will never forget.
Game drives are conducted throughout the 9 000 hectares where an amazing amount of animal and bird life can be spotted.
Our guides will take you on a journey where you will learn about the bush and all the fascinating secrets it holds.
An abundance of bird and animal life makes for exciting game viewing whilst enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Mokolo river. Enjoy an interactive boat trip, where guests can view crocs lazing, hear fish eagles calling, see the elephant cooling off and spot the occasional hippo yawning. On the comfortable and secure 10-seater vessel, you’ll hear from knowledgeable field guides who can answer your questions, point out unusual sights as you sail through the water and provide fascinating information on both the estuarine system and its inhabitants.
You never know what you can bump into on the river cruise.
Visits to the rock art sites fascinate the guests.
The photographic opportunities are endless.
For the avid photographer the possibilities are endless.
Bush walks take place in the scenically beautiful Kaingo Game Reserve and cover rivers, pristine African bush and even ancient rock art.
The botanical walks are a "must do" when staying at Kaingo Game Reserve.
Another wonderful sighting at Kaingo - a herd of elephants at one of the water holes
Lioness and her cubs
Lions can often be seen around the lodge. The prides enjoy the plains of the Reserve for hunting.
The reserve boasts a healthy population of Buffalo - one of the Big 5
Elephant Lodge at Kaingo Game Reserve
Only 28 guests can be accommodated and the focus is on personal attention, superb service and complete comfort.
You could be lucky enough to spot one of our resident Finfoot on the river banks
Kaingo Game Reserve is a destination of outstanding scenic beauty, an African Eden, situated in the Waterberg, 2.5 hours from Johannesburg, Kaingo Game Reserve is the malaria-free, safari holiday you’ve been searching for.
Reminiscent of a traditional African safari camp, Kaingo Elephant Lodge offers a luxurious safari accommodation experience. Built from natural stone with thatch roofs, the lodge has an olde worlde-Africa atmosphere while being completely contemporary. All comforts are catered for in the plush suites and throughout this carefully appointed luxury safari lodge, surrounded with nature inspired décor and accent colours.
Just 28 guests in total can be accommodated at Elephant Lodge, with the focus on personal attention, superb service and complete comfort.Accommodating family, friends or business associates, our facilities, coupled with our spectacular location and passion for the environment, make this an unforgettable destination. Sweeping across 22 500 acres of bush veld savannah, river, valley and magic mountain landscapes, Kaingo represents a piece of Africa as it used to be with unique wildlife experiences, thrilling activities and picturesque natural assets in abundance.
With the mighty Mokolo river weaving through breath taking landscapes, Kaingo has distilled the finest natural wildlife safari offerings for the enjoyment of guests.
Deluxe room of 42 square meters. Full en-suite bathroom with king size bed, bar fridge and a tea and coffee station.
Leopard House has two en-suite bedrooms, together with a lounge and dining area, and walls adorned with original works of art. A private outside patio area features a plunge pool, thatched lapa and fire pit area where meals and quality time can be enjoyed in privacy, if so preferred.
Everything you’d expect in a luxury safari house is here. Earthy colours, leather and dark wood finishes give this unit a nostalgic air.
This unit is ideal for families of 2 adults and 3 children. It has two en-suite bedrooms, a lounge area and outdoor patio area. The room over looks the gardens and waterhole.
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