Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge is well known as an ideal birding area. Within close proximity we can take you on tour through open plains, riverine areas, hills and mountains and typical Bushveld terrain. We are extremely popular as a starting or ending destination for bird watching in the bushveld through the Waterberg towards Nylsvley Nature Reserve to complete and ideal bird watching experience.
Our bar is stocked with a selection of South African wines, local beer and spirits and a constant supply of Amarula Liqueur.
Our kitchen offers you a wide selection of mouth-watering local cuisine. Sit inside our thatched dining room or enjoy a romantic candle light dinner in the garden under our majestic Marula trees.
On those hot summer days laze around our crystal clear swimming pool with your favourite refreshment whilst viewing the game at the nearby watering hole.
Share the day’s experiences around the open fire whilst enjoying our delectable buffet consisting of traditional South African cuisine.
Arrange for an early morning or late afternoon game drive in our open vehicle with an experienced guide. Some of the game that you might see on your drive is Zebra, Gemsbuck, Kudu and Sable amongst others.
Big Five Drives are available on an adjacent property covering almost 13 000 hectares
(28 000 acres). Elephant, Leopard, both Black and White Rhino together with Hippo, Crocodile and Cape Buffalo could be encountered while on a drive or walk.
Guided Game and Archaeological Walks
Explore, on foot, one of the most scenic areas in the Limpopo Province. The Waterberg region is host to a variety of fauna and flora that will satisfy any nature lover's appetite. Walks could be arranged to the 600 year old clay pots within the foothills of the Waterberg Mountains. Bushman paintings also occur in the area.
Bring your own fishing tackle and bait and spend a few therapeutic hours on the banks of the Palala River which is stocked with a variety of fish including Tilapia, Barbell, Bream and Yellow Fish
For the photo enthusiast we can arrange photographic excursions where you can get up close and personal with some of the inhabitants of the area. The perfect opportunity to capture those special moments.
Elephant Back Safari and Curio Shopping
Explore Africa from Elephant back. Early morning rides, departing for Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge till after sunset, done daily. Safaris are done on prior arrangement only. One hour drive from Bateleur Tented Safari Lodge.
Mama Tau - White Lion Breeding Project
Enjoy a comfortable open car drive, to give you close encounters with brown and white lions. An experienced guide will help you know better these wonderful predators. Bookings essential
Our youth is the future custodians of our wildlife and there-fore they are welcomed at our facility. Various activities are available for kids. Depending on age interesting short activities could be arranged to keep them busy and occupied.
Clay Pigeon and Target Shooting
Test your skills handling a fire-arm hitting static and moving targets. Safety is of very high concern and trained guides will guide you through the process.