Jembisa Bush Home
Jembisa Bedroom Children on bush walk with ranger
Jembisa Bedroom
Children on bush walk with ranger

Jembisa Bush Home

A small, private safari lodge in the Waterberg, South Africa, specialising in family safaris. Unique activities include camp outs, flexible walking safaris and Junior Tracker Programme for children of all ages.

Children of all ages welcome.


South Africa


Guests love the opportunity to explore this beautiful wilderness on foot and camp out under the stars. The wide range of activities on offer provides excitement and joy for all ages, be it traditional game drives, river walks to spot the hippo and crocodile, mountain biking, night drives, star safari, camp fire dinners, visits to bushman paintings or just relaxing with tennis , a swim or a massage.

Need to Know

Family Safari specialist Destination Extensive range of Safari Activities 1:1 Staff: Guest ratio Children of all ages welcome Malaria Free Easy 3 hour transfer from Johannesburg Available as exclusive or non-exclusive use


Walking Safaris Game drives Camp Outs Tracking Rhino and Giraffe on foot Fishing in the Palala River There are several options for getting up close to the wildlife. Traditional game drives during the day and night drives searching out nocturnal animals, walking safaris staying in fly camps, camp-outs under the stars and guided short walks. Guests are taught tracking and bushcraft skills including a specially designed junior programme for children of all ages. All programmes are flexible to meet the interests and ages of the guests.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The varied habitat of this private reserve provides a rich biodiversity of animals, plants and birdlife.Having the Palala River running through the property provides sightings of hippo and crocodile and water birds. Sightings of the rare Aardvark is frequent.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Elephant Back Safaris Horse Back Safari's Helicopter Rides Curio and crafts shops Visit to cultural experiences Golf Visit to the Waterberg Welfare society


Tennis court, swimming pool, Viewing Deck, Zip wire, Games room, Mountain bikes, Trampoline, Library and WI-FI


7 bedrooms of which 6 en-suite as well as a childrens bunk room A beautiful, small and stylish, classic bush home providing comfort and space set in landscaped gardens above the Palala river.


Good Safari Guide Finalist 2010 Good Safari Guide Nominee 2011 Conde Nast Kids on Safari Destination Africa Geographic Special Places Good Safari Guide Finalist 2014 - best safari cuisine Good Safari Guide Finalist 2014 - best community focussed safari operator


All year round destination

Average StayAverage Stay

5 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

R4150 pppn

Children PolicyChild Policy

A family safari specialist, welcome children of all ages.

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To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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