Ranger Diaries

Big Five Game Lodge in the Big Five Country Fifty Seven Waterberg, our exclusive, luxurious, and private game lodge in Welgevonden Private Game Reserve is in Big Five country, where our guests’ chances of spotting all five are pretty good – much better than average. The reasons for this welcome phenomenon are multiple and varied.

Luxury, Privacy, and Game Aplenty at a Luxury Private Game Lodge The Waterberg bushveld region is magnificent; that is the long and the short of it. It is said that the Waterberg was given this name by Voortrekker settlers, who recognised that water was plentiful and pure in this territory. Now that this incredible wilderness area of Limpopo Province in South Africa forms part of the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, and is a World Heritage Site since UNESCO declared it so in 2001, the Waterberg is well and truly on the map.

Wondrous Welgevonden and its Luxury Lodge Accommodation Right up front, before you first set foot on the rich, fertile soil of Welgevonden Game Reserve, a privately owned wildlife nature and conservation park, you know and trust that your accommodation will be world class, yet essentially African, because your accommodation quarters will be part of a 5-star South African game lodge.

Big News from Our Big Five Game Lodge As a premier five-star South African Big Five game lodge, located in the magnificent, private Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Limpopo Province, we have big news to share with our valued former, current, and future guests, all of whom we hope to welcome again, time after time.

Welcoming Welgevonden Luxury Lodge Accommodation When there is mention of lodge accommodation in the South African bushveld, the world-renowned Kruger National Park, and the immediate area which surrounds it, may spring to mind initially, because the Kruger is one of the biggest and longest established game reserves on the African continent.

Luxurious, Private, Intrinsically African – Fifty Seven Waterberg Game Lodge Private establishments, like game lodges, and private facilities and services, such as those which form part of the guest services and experience at private game lodges in South Africa, were once primarily just that – reserved for invited guests and those who made reservations for accommodation, and not open or accessible to the general public.

Big 5 Game Lodge in Big 5 Territory There are virtually only a few aspects pertaining to our Big 5 game lodge that are not big, other than the small or tiny creatures, which play an integral role in our environment and ecosystem. Even the smallest details that enhance the quality and enjoyment of guests receive meticulous attention at our luxurious, 5 star Big 5 game lodge, Fifty Seven Waterberg.

Bushveld Accommodation in the Lap of Luxury Luxury and luxury accommodation in the bushveld is by no means a given fact, particularly in unspoiled bushveld areas where wildlife is plentiful and is not hunted by man – a scenario which should be the norm, but is not.

Advantages of Limiting Guest Accommodation at Welgevonden Game Reserve Welgevonden Game Reserve is a private game park in the Waterberg area of the Limpopo Province in South Africa, a veritable bushveld and nature conservation paradise, both for the wildlife that lives there, and visitors of the reserve.

57 Waterberg, a Luxury Game Lodge in Africa Most of the select game lodges, which are situated in Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province in South Africa, have typically African names, derived from indigenous African words, which is charming and evocative of the mighty continent of Africa.