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About Sekala

Private Game Lodge

An Exclusive Private Game Lodge


Sekala Private Game Lodge is an exclusive lodge (Malaria Free ) within the Welgevonden Game Reserve, which is home to the Big Five and is found within the Waterberg Biosphere, just two hours north of Pretoria and two and a half hours from OR Tambo Airport. Guests look forward to uninterrupted early morning sun rise vista off the main deck, while having a coffee to awaken the senses. The bush comes alive on your early morning game drives and it is not uncommon to see Lion or Elephant just a stone's throw from the game viewing vehicle going through their early morning routines.


Sekala offers full board breakfast, lunch and dinner, including a welcoming drink as well as drinks and snacks on game drives. Tea, coffee and water available at all times. A cash bar is available for any other drinks. You can see a wide variety of game at our private watering hole from the lodge, or walk down to our hide to view the animals up close. In the evening, just imagine a night under the stars.


Perfectly situated in the middle of the reserve, renowned for the best game viewing in Welgevonden (refer to www.welgevonden.org), you can be assured of a memorable safari experience and coupled with 5 star treatment at the lodge - a holiday that memories are made of.



Facilities

Nestled in Welgevonden bush, Sekala has two main lodges, 5 separate ensuite double premier suites which sleep two adults in each. The superior executive family suite which sleeps family of four available on request. Guided game drives by Sekala's own game ranger (2 per day) provides guests with the opportunity to see the Big 5 whilst also having the opportunity to learn more about the reserve, its animals and array of birdlife.


The lodge facilities include 2 rock swimming pools, conference room, bar, library and lounge area at the main lodge, private outdoor shower in every chalet, private helipad, hide and waterhole.


Each suite has a fridge as well tea and coffee making facilities.


There is free WiFi at the lodge and free parking at the main gate.

Location

Sekala Private Game Lodge is situated in the Welgevonden Game Reserve, bordering the Marakele National Park, in the Waterberg Mountain Range, Limpopo Province. It is approximately 250km north of Johannesburg, in a malaria-free area. There are two airstrips in the reserve making access easy.

GPS Co-ordinates Welgevonden Main Gate: -24.2023014, 27.9024744

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Useful Information

Remember to bring: Camera, binoculars, bird and wildlife reference books, a hat and sunscreen lotion. Cool clothing for summer and warm for winter are advised as the region is subject to sudden weather changes, particularly in the mountains.

Seasonal info: Summer (October – March) temperatures range from min of 14°C to a max of 36°C. The wet season extends from October to March with hot days and warm nights. Winter temperatures range from min of 2°C to a max of 22°C. The dry season extends from May to September with warm days and cold nights.

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