Set within an impressive 12 000 hectares of malaria-free Limpopo bushveld, Mabula Game Lodge is located just two-and-a-half-hours’ drive from Johannesburg and a short drive from Bela Bela. 

By Car

  • Take N1 freeway towards Pretoria
  • Turn off onto Polokwane highway. Follow the road to Bela Bela.
  • Take the Bela Bela Settlers Codrington off ramp.
  • Turn left at yield sign and proceed for ± 5kms to t – junction turn right.
  • Go over bridge and turn left at the garage. Follow Thabazimbi Road.
  • Follow road past the Forever Resorts Aventura down to the traffic circle
  • At circle turn left on the Thabazimbi Rooiberg Road and proceed along for 34km.
  • Look out for the “Mabula Trading Store”. 500m past the store turn right on Rooiberg Road.
  • Follow Mabula signs for 11kms to Mabula gate.

By Air

  • Mabula landing strip coordinates:
  • Latitude: 24° / 44 min / 94 sec – South
  • Longitude: 27° / 55 min / 46 sec – East
  • Runway: 32 / 14
  • Length: 1 300 meters
  • Surface: Dirt and grass surface
  • Elevation: 4285 feet above sea level

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  • 47km from Bela Bela
  • 150km from Pretoria
  • 190km from Sun City
  • 200km from Johannesburg International
  • 212km from Johannesburg approx 2 ½ hours

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