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Ensuite with Bath/Shower
Fully Equiped Kitchen
Linen Provided
Swimming Pool
Secure Parking
Self catering
Cutlery & Crockery





Guided Walks
Horse Riding
Bird Watching


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Tuli Block/ Mashatu - 100 km
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Map of Leshiba Wilderness

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Leshiba Wilderness

South Africa, Limpopo, Soutpansberg, Polokwane, Louis Trichardt (Makhado),
Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Louis Trichardt (Makhado)
Price Per Person Per Night from R425 to R2100
* Prices subject to change without prior notice.

Leshiba Wilderness Description
For a magical African experience, try Leshiba Wilderness Private Game Reserve, 2600 hectare in area located on top of the Soutpansberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.

Accommodation and facilities

Venda Village Lodge
• 5 thatched huts with original works of Venda art
• The village sleeps 9 - 2dbls, 2 twins, 1 single suitable for guide/child
• All have en-suite bathrooms (shower only)
• Thatched dining lapa overlooking the valley
• Deck with sunken fire pit and swimming pool
• Lounge with fireplace and beautiful views
• The village has an outdoor bathroom hut with an oval stone bath with a magnificent view and sculpted indoor and outdoor showers by artist Noria Mabasa
• Interactive African kitchen

Mwedzi (Moon) and Duvha (Sun) Luxury Suites
• Two luxury suites with views across the valley.
• Secluded units with bedroom, dining room and lounge
• Each has an en-suite bathroom with a bath and double showers.
• Outdoor shower
• Plunge pool.
• The suites are also available on a self catering basis
•Fully equipped kitchen
• All food and beverages must be brought with you if self-catering!

Hamasha Bushcamp
• Remote eight-bedded bush camp, 5 kms. from Main Lodge
• Two separate units, each having two bedrooms
• Every bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower,
• Central braai area
• Fully equipped kitchen
• Adjoining lounge / dining room
• The camp is run off gas and paraffin.
• Hamasha has no swimming pool but during summer there are rock pools below the Camp.
• This camp is set approximately 5 km from reception and is self catering only.

Leshiba Centre of Indigenous Knowledge
• The Centre can sleep a maximum of 28 people sharing, made up of 2 twin rooms with bathrooms en suite, 6 other rooms as twins or they can be configured for 4 persons in bunk beds. It is however more comfortable if the double bunks are replaced with single beds resulting in 16 people being accommodated. The 6 rooms have two bathrooms one for each sex, with 2 shower units, with toilets and washbasins, in each.
• It has been built with traditional mud and clay bricks.
• There are 3 large rondavels divided into two, each sleeping 4 people (or two as discussed above) and two outside bathrooms with showers and toilets.
• A fourth rondavel has en suite facilities for both rooms and sleeps two each in either room.
• A large open plan thatched ‘hall’ with kitchen, lounge / dining and surrounding verandah offers a place to relax and interact.
• The Centre is solar powered and grey water is filtered into a nearby dam, which attracts game to the immediate area.
• All the systems have been designed to be eco-friendly and self -sustainable.


• Ten marked walking trails weave along cliff faces, down gorges and through the plains. Guests can wander freely amongst the rhino and other wildlife.
• There are rock pools to explore and swim in summer.
• Champagne breakfasts in Tolkiens forest
• Guided walks to Bushman rock art sites
• Game drives
• Mountain biking is permitted but guests need to bring their own bikes
• Horse riding for intermediate and experienced riders
• Game-viewing.
Located in mountainous terrain, the Reserve is often lost in a morning mist- the high moisture has resulted in rich and varied vegetation, from open plains to natural bushveld and high canopy forest.
• Leshiba has been certified by Fair Trade in Tourism in South Africa.
• This is one of South Africa’s most bio-diverse environments and is home to a range of flora and fauna, many of which are rare and endangered.
• Animals at Leshiba include white rhino, leopard, giraffe and most species of antelope.
•Leshiba's birdlife includes nesting pairs of Black and Crowned Eagles eagles, Bat Hawks, the rare Narina Trogon and Knysna and Purplecrested Turacos, along with 255 other species
• Activities at Leshiba include self guided walks and hikes, guided walks to Bushman rock paintings, horseback riding, game drives and champagne bush breakfasts.
• Authentic Venda design and artwork make the experience uniquely African
Leshiba Wilderness Directions


• Take the M1 North out of JHB
• Get onto the N1 North to Polokwane (Pietersburg).
• At Polokwane follow signs N1 to Makhado (Louis Trichardt)
• Take the N1 to Makhado (Louis Trichardt)
• At Makhado (Louis Trichardt), the first main 4-way stop that you come to is Rissik Street or the R522 to Vivo.

NOTE: If you put your speedometer to 0 at this first four way stop it is 36.1km to our turn off.
• Turn left into Rissik Street.
• The BP garage that you will come to on the left is the last fill up spot
• Take Rissik Street all the way out of Makhado (Louis Trichardt) and +- 31km outside of town you will cross over a railway line
• Carry on over the railway line for +- 4.7km and you will cross over the SAND RIVER Bridge
• After the bridge +- 300m down the road you will see our sign on the right hand side.
• Turn right onto the gravel road.

4 Star Star Graded Deck Pool Duluni Plain a Group of Giraffe Hamasha Gorge Lesheba Mountain Mwedzi Suite a Sculpture at the Shower