Morokolo Safari Lodge
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Morokolo Safari Lodge

Morokolo is a boutique luxury safari lodge situated in the private concession of the Pilanesberg National Park called the Black Rhino Game Reserve. We are a 2½ hours' drive from Johannesburg in the Platinum province called the North West and a recent winner of The Sanlam Top Destination Award in the 4 star Game Lodge Category for two years running, 2017 and 2018.

Country

South Africa

Highlights

We offer exciting daily big 5 vehicle safaris with our own dedicated game rangers, scrumptious dinner and breakfast at the reserve restaurant, and the peace and tranquillity of the African bush, all included in our DBB rates.

Need to Know

  • Pilanesberg is a malaria-free area.
  • Early morning walking safaris available on prior request for persons over the age of 16 years.
  • Booking is essential, preferably at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Conservation levies are charged on departure and not included in the DBB rates.
  • We have one baby cot at no extra charge.
  • Lunch is not included in the package but can be arranged with 48 hours' notice for an additional charge.
  • We offer airport shuttle services on request at an extra charge.


SafarisSafaris


Professionally-guided vehicle safaris twice daily are included in your DBB rates. Early morning walking safaris are also available as an extra.

The Black Rhino Game Reserve is a private reserve linked to the Pilanesberg National Park. We have exclusive access to the wilderness area of the Pilanesberg that is off limits to the normal traffic of the Pilanesberg Park. Safaris are conducted exclusively by our knowledgeable game rangers in our specialised game-viewing vehicles only.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Buffalo regularly roam in this area as they take shelter in remote areas not accessible to other visitors to Pilanesberg National Park. Characterised by a beautiful forest of Tamboti trees the Black Rhino Reserve is home to the BIG 5 (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant, and White & Black Rhino) as well as cheetah and wild dog. Antelope species include Sable, Tsetsebe, Eland, Gemsbok and Springbok. With a species list of over 354, the Black Rhino Reserve is also a true "birders paradise".

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Vehicle and walking safaris are available at the lodge whilst hot air balloon safaris, rhino tracking walks, quad biking, archery and the cultural village experience are available at Sun City, only 35km from the lodge. The Palace of the Lost City and the Valley of the Waves as well as the entertainment and gambling centre are only 40 minutes' drive from the lodge.

FacilitiesFacilities

Each 'camp' has 4 suites around an entertainment area. In the entertainment area we have a lounge with shared TV (with DSTV), self-service honesty bar and games rooms with pool/ snooker and board games. Outside the entertainment area we have a swimming pool with sun loungers and a boma area. Twice a week we have a traditional South African braai for dinner.

Each camp has it's own game viewer with dedicated game ranger.

AccommodationAccommodation

With eight luxury double suites split over 2 camps plus a lounge and entertainment area in each camp, Morokolo Safari Lodge is the ideal wildlife safari getaway destination for couples, families and small corporate/tourist groups throughout the year.

Each camp has 1 family suite (bedroom with king-sized bed, loft with 2 single beds and en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and outdoor shower. Each camp also has 3 double suites (king-sized or 2 single beds with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower and outdoor shower).

AccoladesAccolades

-Winner of the Sanlam Top Destination Award in the 4 Star Game Lodge category - 2018 

-Winner of the Sanlam Top Destination Award in the 4 Star Game Lodge category - 2017 

Winner of The Luxury Travel Guide for Contemporary Luxury Lodge of the Year 2017.

- Winner of the Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor in 2014 as well as 2015.

- Rate as "Highly Recommended" by the AA in 2014 and 2015.

 

SeasonSeason

Each season in the African bush has it's own secrets and beauty - 

  • Spring (September to November) for its budding grasses and leaves on the trees, not to mention the baby antelopes
  • Summer (December to February) for the green green scenery, colourful birdlife and summer thunderstorms
  • Autumn (March to May) for the days are still warm enough to laze around the pool and the scenery takes on that reddish tinge to the leaves of the tamboti trees
  • Winter (June to August) for the crisp mornings and the easier game spotting, especially near watering holes, and having a boma fire at night to cuddle up next to

Average StayAverage Stay

We recommend a minimum 2 night stay which includes 4 vehicle safaris. This gives a better chance of seeing the big 5 animals and the various scenic aspects of the Black Rhino Reserve as well as the Pilanesberg National Park. If you would like to sleep in one morning, or do an early morning walking safari we recommend staying an extra night or two.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Our rates for April 2018 to September 2019 are:

 

R3295 per sharing  adult per night 

R4090 per single adult per night

 

Children 12 years and under only pay half rates while children 2 years and under stay free.  These rates are valid until 30 September 2019.

Children PolicyChild Policy

The rules governing game drives in the North West Province do not permit children under the age of 6 years on the game drives for their own safety. If you would like we can arrange a baby sitter to look after them at an hourly rate, and then in the morning when possible after breakfast we take them out on their very own game drive for about 30 minutes to see what we can see at a safe distance. Children between 6 and 12 years are permitted to join the adult game drives at the ranger's discretion.

Contact and Social Media

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

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