Mashatu is situated on the very edge of the iconic Kalahari Desert where water is its most precious resource. The lodges close proximity to water and thick vegetation means a large density of birds and animals, offering a fantastic safari experience.
Mashatu lodge is ideal for families with a large swimming pool to refresh and relax in imbetween game drives.
Watch on as large numbers of elephants come to splash around and drink from the nearby waterhole
Kids will love the Discovery Room, which allows inquisitive minds to learn more about the animals that call this region their home.
Meals at Mashatu are a celebration of local African cuisine, allowing guests to enjoy home cooking at its best.
Mashatu, meaning "Land of Giants" is a 29,000 hectare reserve that certainly lives up to its name, with huge numbers of elephants, iconic baobab trees, and vast amounts of wildlife. Expect diverse landscapes, excellent guiding, & first class accommodation
The lodge itself is made up of 14 luxury suites, all affording absolute privacy and excellent views of the surrounding bush and wildlife. All suites are air-conditioned and spacious, with tasteful soft furnishing and impressive black and white prints of African wildlife. The communal areas comprise a large swimming pool, which is the ideal place to cool off between game drives and makes this an excellent option for families on safari.
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Family Fun in South Africa
For intrepid families looking for the extraordinary while spending quality time together, South Africa is the place to be. Canter into the wilderness on horseback, encountering wildlife from a unique perspective. Let your excitement wander through Mashatu, an off-grid game reserve where you can admire big cats and elephants. Gaze out over the Cape’s rugged coastline from Table Mountain and top this off with an indulgent stay in a private nature sanctuary, just outside of Cape Town.