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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Accommodation – Resort
Category: Unique Experience

Motivation for award: Mabalingwe Nature Reserve melds the traditional South African bushveld experience with the homely comforts families have come to know and appreciate when holidaying. The Resort features a wide range of facilities and activities to cater to all walks of life while maintaining a balanced ecosystem for wildlife-viewing in a tranquil setting which is hard to come by. It is for this reason that families and friends continue to choose Mabalingwe as their preferred holiday destination.

Region: Limpopo / Bela Bela

Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

Nature, Family and Fun

Mabalingwe is all about getting back to nature – the spectacular 9 500 hectare landscape allows you to lose yourself in an authentic South African bushveld with abundant birdlife, stunning indigenous trees and shrubs and a wide variety of wildlife. Our passion for providing a holiday destination that has family at its heart means we care about providing the perfect space for shared quality experiences and celebrating family while having fun. Step into the warm embrace of a truly South African bushveld experience, with a variety of comfortable accommodation options to suit your family’s preferences, at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve.

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Lerato – 31.05.2022
I’ve been here and enjoyed my stay , would like to go back with my whole family .The game drive was nice.

Tshegofatso Nyalungu – 02.05.2022
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Ronelle Etsebeth – 10.04.2022
Levies are a ripp-off! Management unreasonable

HANSIE BRENKMAN – 04.04.2022
Best place to stay whenever. Experience best service, friendliness quality, bushveld best.

René van der Westhuizen – 30.03.2022
Beste waarde & puik diens! Sien altyd uit na die volgende kuier net om te ontspan en die natuur te geniet.

Barbara Brooks – 28.03.2022
Have owned Timeshare at Mabalingwe since 1989 and have spent many holidays there. It has always been very well maintained with excellent staff

Marina Erasmus – 23.03.2022
As a family we have been visiting Mabalingwe twice a year for the past 28 years and love it so much. We find our chalet very comfortable and the upgrades makes it even more pleasant to have a ‘home away from home’. We have made beautiful memories and our children now have children of their own to enjoy Mabalingwe………MABALINGWE BO!

Ian Murray – 21.03.2022
I acquired my timeshare at Mabalingwe in 1990 and we have spent many wonderful vacation weeks there. We rate it higher than any of the other resorts we also visited through the years. It is a truly special place at which to recharge one’s battery. Credit must go to the management and staff for contributing vastly to creating the welcoming atmosphere that is ever present and also for maintaining the resort in a 5 star condition….its no wonder it has become fondly known as ‘the home away from home.’

Stephanie Venter – 16.03.2022
Great vacation. I always look forward to my visit at Mabalingwe.

The best holiday resort

J.S. Swanepoel – 14.03.2022
Uitstekende waarde en kwaliteit by Mabalingwe. Puik diens en restaurant is besonder goed. Geniet die wegbreek elke jaar.

Petro Brink – 14.03.2022
We bought time share at Mabalingwe about 15 years ago and have been going every year except during lockdown. What a wonderful destination!! Every year you leave a peace of your soul in the bush when leaving, to collect it again when returning the following year. The best resort!

Hanneline van Dyk – 14.03.2022
Die beste vakansietyd ooit.

Christa Holt – 14.03.2022
We as a family have been coming to Mabalingwe for the last 38 years and have always enjoyed every single minute of our stay

Vivienne Aird – 13.03.2022
Who wouldn’t prefer Mabalingwe to any other resort? It has everything the best resorts already have, but it also has South African wildlife! It’s such a pleasure to stay there.

J.Mostert – 12.03.2022
Resort for my expectations : Serenity, wildlife, pools ,oasis bar and top reataurant. Have used facilities for over 30 years, every year. Kids kept busy since they were 5 and stil return with us. Our haven in the bush !!!

Jackie Smit – 11.03.2022
The best place away from home to recharge and relax. tranquil environment that speaks to your soul.

Lesley Wyma – 11.03.2022
Wonderful place for the whole family!

Kiernan Pooley – 11.03.2022
A little piece of heaven, Try to visit at least every Three years From the UK.


Susan Bodemer – 11.03.2022
We have been going to Mabilingwe for many years and it is always a most enjoyable experience.

Andre Barnard – 11.03.2022
A great place to rest, relax and re-charge.

Ashs Lalla – 11.03.2022
Best resort in the gsuteng area. Wonderful facilities snd excellent staff.

Georgia Norman – 10.03.2022
I have been going to Mabalingwe for 34 years and always enjoyed it

K G Norman – 10.03.2022
A great place to drive around in your own vehicle and also to walk on the roads

cobus human – 10.03.2022
best place to relax

Best place to go and relax. There have maintained the high standards for many years now.

Thinus – 10.03.2022
Love going to Mabalingwe and spending time with my family and the nature. Always leave relaxed, happy and excited to come back!

Megan – 10.03.2022
Mabalingwe is most definitely our families favorite place to go and relax surrounded by wildlife and excellent customer service. Definitely recommend Mabalingwe to everyone!!

Anda Van Staden – 10.03.2022
I’m a proud owner of 3 weeks in Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Place for the soul and friends

karen viljoen – 10.03.2022
best place

Johan Basson – 10.03.2022
Baie gelukkig met my Mabalingwe tyddeel.

ian viljoen – 10.03.2022
what a great place

Ann Mahieu – 10.03.2022
Timeshare since the start, never regretted it. Fantastic place to be especially in the school holidays when there is so much entertainment for the children.

Eurika Meyer – 10.03.2022
Mabalingwe makes my soul sing! It is the BEST place where one can appreciate all Gods handywork in a wonderfull way. I cant wait yearly to just have my piece of heaven.

Ada Olwage – 10.03.2022
We have timeshare in the resorts since it was established. Great place to be near nature and to relax.

Rachel Maartens – 10.03.2022
Perfect relaxation

SED Hofmeyr – 10.03.2022
I have been going to Mabalingwe since 1988 en ek het al baie buitelandse besoekers daarheen geneem omdat dit so spesiaal is en alles bied wat ‘n mens vir ‘n wegbreek wil hê. Keep going!

Babs – 10.03.2022

hector cronje – 10.03.2022
Mabalingwe deserves to win. best nature reserve in S A

P Grobler – 10.03.2022
Daar is nie n beter plek in die bosveld as Mabalingwe nie,stilte en die natuur wat roep, dis mos bos, vat my bos toe en los my daar.

Piet Nel – 10.03.2022
Ons het tyddeel by Mabalingwe en verruil dit vir niks ter wêreld nie. Ons ontspan heerlik saam met ons kinders en kleinkinders. Die personeel is ook altyd vriendelik en behulpsaam.

Richard Coetzer – 10.03.2022
We have been coming to Mabalingwe for 30 plus years and have had the pleasure of share our experiences with grand children

Annaline Johanna du Toit – 10.03.2022
The best place to get close to nature!! I look forward to my break away every year and feel revived once I have arrived at Mabalingwe. The best place to relax

Magriet Lingenfelder – 10.03.2022
Very good family break away.

Anton Esterhuyse – 09.03.2022
We’ve had a Mabalingwe time share since I can remember, formed some great family memories here. Fantastic nature reserve!

L Meyer – 09.03.2022
Awesome place to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and being close to nature.

Wilna Mew – 09.03.2022
A nature lover’s haven!

Marjorie Tanner – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe Nature reserve is wonderful.

Gerhard Nortje – 09.03.2022
Bushveld magic close to the city

Shaneen Mettam – 09.03.2022
Wonderful bird watching, accommodation super, housekeeping is top class, animal viewing fun especially around waterholes and dams. Eagerly plan our annual holiday at Mabalingwe.

Frieda Garvie – 09.03.2022
Unparalled nature reserve where the animals in their natural habitat takes priority – humans are secondary!!! A picturesque resort in all its natural beauty – highly recommended because it is professionally managed, yet the guest has privacy – a place to make happy unforgettable memories.

Andre Swart – 09.03.2022
What a fantastic venue with all the luxury and comfort of home. Tge staff is very friendly and efficient and will always go the extra mile.

Lorna Bristol – 09.03.2022
Have been a Mabalingwe time share holder since 1986 and its a home away from home.

Gawie le Roux – 09.03.2022
The best in the Bushveld

Lauren Smith – 09.03.2022
Beautiful nature reserve!! Love going there! Lots of happy memories with my family. Highly recommended. What a place, what a pleasure!! Mabalingwe deserves to win!!!

Ben Stander – 09.03.2022
Goed bestuurde, netjies onderhoude oord.

Marlene Gracie – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is best get away for all of us living in land-locked provinces. Phenomenal resort just on our doorstep.

Friedelwichmann – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe stunning place to go on holiday. I have two weeks at Mabalingwe

Marius Koen – 09.03.2022
Nothing better than to experience the Bushveld in a luxury environment. Bets of both worlds!!

Gary James Milne – 09.03.2022
Can’t wait to get back there

Jan Knoetze – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe the best place to be. Cannot wait for our week at Mabalingwe

Henning – 09.03.2022
Endless memories made in Mabalingwe

Neville Fraser – 09.03.2022
Every time we go, we always have such a joll…never a dull moment and loads of activities we just love going to our little get away. our home away from home :)

Adri Maartens – 09.03.2022
We absolutely love Mabalingwe! Have been going there for many many years. Such a lot of memories made there

Ronel Swanevelder – 09.03.2022
My ‘Mabalingwe week’ is the one time in the year of total relaxation and re-charging of batteries. I have seen all the development and progress of the resort since its inception. While I miss the free roaming of the game viewing areas on my bicycle (before the elephants), Mabalingwe has really developed in a top class holiday destination with one of the best caravan parks in South Africa

Ingrid Kearney – 09.03.2022
Our home away from home but far more relaxed, safe and incredible in all ways

BRIAN FIGGINS – 09.03.2022
A peaceful well maintained resort with upgrades all the time well done

Alida Joubert – 09.03.2022
Wish I could visit again soon – from the Cape

Rachel Maartens – 09.03.2022
My gunsteling plek op aarde!

Willem Miller – 09.03.2022
I have been going there for years and cannot wait to get back every time love it!!!

Andy O’Toole – 09.03.2022
I was a young man in mt twentys when i bought into Mabalingwe. I was young and good looking, now im just old and good looking. Mabalingwe still belonged to Basie Wessels and family. Mabalingwe has exspanded and progressed to become one of the top resorts in Africa.

Neville Rodrigues – 09.03.2022
Well maintained Resort, feels like Home away from Home.

Andy Graham – 09.03.2022
Truly a great place.

SYBRAND VAN DYK – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is a well maintained Lodge with plenty to do for adults and children. Mabalingwe’s service is outstanding and the environment is beautiful and relaxing!

Angela Bird – 09.03.2022
We have been visiting Mabalingwe for almost 40 years now. One can never ever get tired of visiting this wonderful place. We have always found the staff to be accommodating and ready to make your visit fantastic. We enjoy the fact that we are able to do our own game drives which are so relaxing and enjoyable. The accommodation is very comfortable and caters for all our needs. A few years back we had a family reunion at Mabalingwe attended by family from the UK and Australia, very memorable times. The Rangers have so much knowledge making the game drive experience fantastic. The Best place ever.

Lyndia Erasmus – 09.03.2022
Always a pleasurable stay in the beautiful bush

Terence Riley – 09.03.2022
We have owened a 6 sleeper chalet since practicaly the inception of mabalingwe and have had many happy stays it is an excellent holiday resort.

Frank Garner – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe , a home away from home !

ANNEKE CILLIERS – 09.03.2022
Only 90 minutes drive from Pretoria makes it the ideal weekend getaway from the rush of the city, and when you open your window as you drive through the entrance you have the Big Five on your doorstep.

Petronella Prinsloo – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is an excellent holiday resort in the surrounding bushveld with plenty of wildlife and well maintained units.

Clarissa Lensley – 09.03.2022
After a great stay and a good rest at Mabalingwe resort, you can not help but to approach life with a cup half full, attitude…

Y J C Essex-Clark – 09.03.2022
I have owned Chalet 21 Week 49 since the very early days of Mabalingwe. My family and I share many happy memories of Mabalingwe.

Gerhard Stocker – 09.03.2022
Well run resort

Renier Nell – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is ons “home-away-from-home” wegbreek vir die afgelope 20 jaar en dit kan in een woord vervat word UITSTEKEND

lara Brett – 09.03.2022
Always a pleasure

Dirk Laubscher – 09.03.2022
Awesome holiday destination .

Brian Stolzenberg – 09.03.2022
Terrific Bushveld experience and the place to go for relaxation

Martin Van Der Merwe – 09.03.2022
Awesome place to go and relax

Sylvia Fairs – 09.03.2022
Have just visited Mabalingwe for our timeshare week. We are always excited to get there and have the most relaxing time. They never disappoint and every time we notices changes and upgrades. Will recommend Mabalingwe to all and sundry.

Stella Hayes – 09.03.2022
I have been lucky enough to have visited Mabalingwe for many, many years. This is my ‘go’to’ place to relax, rewind, recharge. Definitely a home-away-from-home experience. Mabalingwe has extended my life by a good number of years. Thank you and keep it up.

Verenique Shevonne Salie – 09.03.2022
Beautiful Resort with natural surroundings – great entertainment and location with excelent facilities

Wayne Leroy Thomas – 09.03.2022
Best resort in Bela Bela.

Kay Darbourn – 09.03.2022
Excellent place to go and relax with great support staff and management, something for everyone to do!

Erika Esterhuyse – 09.03.2022
Awesome holiday destination! Our children who are now in their 30’s have been enjoying memorable holidays at Mabalingwe since they were in primary school, and can’t wait their turn to be invited to join us each year for the opportunity to share this wonderful experience with their own children. Third generation Mabalingwe fanatics!

Etienne Le Roux – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve is ideally located. Excellent facilities and friendly staff.

Dion Van Vuuren – 09.03.2022
Home away from home!

Beatrix Jordaan – 09.03.2022
Die beste rusplek ooit. Wanneer ons nie kon gaan was dit maklik om te bank en te ruil vir n ander tyd of plek maar Mabalingwe bly bo!

Fiona – 09.03.2022
Been a shareholder for over 30 years and always a lovely place to spend a break!

Val jordaan – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is a place were you can certainly calm the soul. Over 33 years of family enjoyment…my children and now my grand daughter gets to make beautiful memories…the bush is still unspoiled…plenty to see and do.

susan hulme – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is a fantastic perfect get away for the peace and quiet of the bush. Also very close to home so no long drives We have been going for over 12 years and still love it..Never gets tired of the peace and tranqility

Beverley de Jager – 09.03.2022
A visit to Mabalingwe has always given a person that special feeling of their soul being restored in the beauty of God’s creation.

Nadine Lottering – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is the perfect get away-away from home experience, which is not too far for our family. Our kids love it there and this is also a great place for children as there are many activities and entertainment. Even just being in your unit most of the time is so relaxing and a wonderful connection with the bushveld. We have been going there for 7 years and will still go there as long as we can!

Bea Barun – 09.03.2022
We have been visiting Mabalingwe for over 30 years. Never ever get tired of visiting. Staff are amazing, facilities fantastic and to be able to do your game drive is so relaxing and enjoyable. The accommodation is very comfortable and we have witnessed so many upgrades and each one surpasses our expectations. Had some really good times at Kalahari Oasis too. The Rangers that take us on the game drives are so energetic and their sense of humor and knowledge is so interesting. We have learned so much. The kids, now all grown up, still love going to Mabalingwe. The Best place ever .We missed two years due to lockdown and we were all so upset. Roll on July 2022 we cannot wait to relax at our home away from home.

Cornelius Coenraad Scheepers – 09.03.2022
The moment that we drive through the gates we immediately experience that relaxed mood that only Mabalingwe’s bush holidays can cause. Fantastically well run resort. Unforgettable family memories made and treasured for many many years

Gary Fraser – 09.03.2022
Been going to Mabalingwe for years , awesome accomodation , recomend to anyone who just needs to go chill

Caryl Flee – 09.03.2022
I have a time share at Mabalingwe and have been visiting there for 30+ years. It is my recharging place.

Annemarie Van Eeden – 09.03.2022
The bush and calmness provide for a most enjoyable time at Mabalingwe with all the amenities needed to make it the best place to rest!

Ben Venter – 09.03.2022
We have been going to Mabalingwe for more than 25 years. Its the place we go as a family to rest, enjoy nature and recharge for the challenges life brings. Some of my best memories are of us spending time there, what a wonderful place!

Jo Ings – 09.03.2022
The absolute best way to enjoy the SA Wildlife. Mabelingwe is synonymous with Excellent quality and service.

Mr Leslie Lottering – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is our family retreat and it has never disappointed. Unforgettable memories over several years that we will treasure forever!

Lindy Wilson – 09.03.2022
Without a doubt our favourite home from home. Caters for full family activities with beautifully maintained chalets, park, entertainment and wild life. Love the ability to self drive. Have been visiting year on year for almost 30 years.

Lynette Lourens – 09.03.2022
N rustige en ontspanne vakansue wird geniet by die oord. Vriendelike ontvangs en personeel verwelkom jou en behandel jou met respek. Wonderlike wegbreek vakansie of naweek

Susanne Millward – 09.03.2022
Our holidays at Mabalingwe have always been the best. The upgrades have been a real improvement in the last few years making it even more enjoyable.

Johann Van Vuuren – 09.03.2022
My home away from jome for more than ten years now. Awesome

Dean von Berg – 09.03.2022
The best place to relax and enjoy the bush! With ample activities.

Maxie Vorster – 09.03.2022
Great experience!

Cathy Shorten – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is a fabulous resort! The chalets are always maintained, clean and updated. Wonderful game viewing and we love that we can self – drive. Great amenities and staff! We have been enjoying Mabalingwe every year for 34 years!

CINDY CAMARA – 09.03.2022

Andries Botha – 09.03.2022
Tranquil setting teeming with wildlife. Sitting on the veranda or driving on the large expanse of game viewing roads, you are always likely to see something exciting.

Johann Jungbauer – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is the only breakaway resort our family uses. We have been going there twice a year for more than thirty years. Luxury in the bush and lots to do and enjoy.

Paul Roos – 09.03.2022
We have been visiting Mabalingwe for years now. One of Dads favourite resorts. Lots to do and even though I love the Wildlife mostly, there is so much to do for the Kids including Pools, Play areas and so on. Great Family Resort !!

NMS (Nick) Bezuidenhout – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is the perfect destination for a completely relaxed experience, without being bored in any way. An A1 resort!

Linda O’Kelly – 09.03.2022
The best bush experience by far!!!

Blanche Goodman – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is our favourite resort to enjoy the peace and beauty of the African bush and wildlife. The accommodation is fantastic and the staff are so friendly. We love seeing animals so close to our chalet and watching the spectular sunsets from our veranda.

Richard Owen-Thomas – 09.03.2022
Mabaligwe has a total holiday environment , which includes game viewing , entertainment , restaurants and plus continually updating chalets and in a natural environment. Love the place !!!!!

Bernadette Birmingham – 09.03.2022
Fantastic resort. Great amenities. Lovely cozy and private accommodations.

Rod Gray – 09.03.2022
Been going to Mabalingwe for many years and the units are upgraded on a regular basis. Best game reserve within easy travelling from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Jan-Harm Hattingh – 09.03.2022
Lovely Best Place to be

Marita Cilliers – 09.03.2022
For more than 20 years Mabalingwe has only been a joy and delight to me, my husband, our children and many friends! The staff is helpful, friendly and efficient. The rangers are knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile (literally and figuratively!). The resort is extremely well maintained – every year we see changes and improvements! The animals are always in very good condition. Three years ago we bought a second unit to enable us to go twice a year and, if we can’t, to bless family or friends with a stay in this gorgeous resort!

Martin Van Der Merwe – 09.03.2022
Awesome place to go and relax

Anneline Smit – 09.03.2022
This is truly a home away from home. The staff is friendly and helpful. They go about their day very professionally.

Martin Van Der Merwe – 09.03.2022
Awesome place to go and relax

Martin Van Der Merwe – 09.03.2022
Awesome place to go and relax

Charles Waller – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is an amazing place with so much to do or to just relax and unwind

Marie Mower – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe has been my home away from home for the last 20 years and I’m not giving it up for anything. Love every moment I’m there.

kay eatwell – 09.03.2022
lovely place there nothing else like it!

Neville Marillier – 09.03.2022
No better place to go

Keith Greenway – 09.03.2022
GR8 venue been member for 38 years. Always being improved.

Ayesha Laher – 09.03.2022
Have been going for past four years: every time is special with constant upgrades to facilities and friendly staff. Truly a piece of heaven

Pieter van Renen – 09.03.2022
My best place to relax. Love being there

braam van Staden – 09.03.2022
Ons besoek Mabalingwe in Desember vanaf 1988 (34 jaar). Dit spreek vanself.

I just love this place, accommodation beautiful, staff fabulous, I can do as much as I like, or as little. The animals are sooooo precious.

Dianne Keyter – 09.03.2022
Mabilingwe is an awesome holiday destination.

Hercules van der Walt – 09.03.2022
What a nice place to go and rest.

Gwyneth Shepherd – 09.03.2022
Vote for Mabalingwe Nature Reserve Resort

joy whittaker – 09.03.2022
love it

Doug Archibald – 09.03.2022
Have been going there for 35 years. Gets better every year.

Lesley Vink – 09.03.2022
I love my breakaway’s ay Mabaligwe Nature Reserve

Jakes Oosthuizen – 09.03.2022
We have been going to Mabalingwe for over 21 years and keep coming back for more and more unique experience. A place to recharge batteries and enjoy nature.

Annemarie Steyn – 09.03.2022
There is no other holiday destination than Mabalingwe. It starts when you enter their gates with animals welcoming you. You become part of nature. So much activities to do and their bar and restaurant is top class. Not only do we enjoy our timeshare at the chalets we even go camping in their awesome camping grounds. Mabalingwe is home away from home. You will feel recharged when going back home guaranteed.

Antony Patten – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is a jewel. My week there is a firm fixture in every year’s calendar.

Brenda Barrable – 09.03.2022
I absolutely love Mabalingwe. My mom bought timeshare there at the outset and we used to go every year. We got used to seeing certain animals in specific areas. One of my best was seeing baby giraffe on the runway. Also enjoy the fact that one doesnt need to drive too far to get away and enjoy wildlife and various birds.

Marinus Kort – 09.03.2022
just added a second week, so now able go for two consecutive weeks Awesome escape from the hectic city life and unwind

Prof Johan du Plessis – 09.03.2022
Have been going to Mabalingwe every December for more than 30 years!

Neil Coville – 09.03.2022
We have been going to Mabalingwe for over 30 years and will keep going. Kubu camp is relaxing and far from the crowds. Every time we go we have some unique experience – seeing porcupines at night, encountering snakes unexpectedly and so on.

Peter Little – 09.03.2022
We love our 2 units at Mabalingwe. Phiri Camp is the greatest. Quiet, relaxing, comfortable. Great place to enjoy the bushveld tranquility.

Ian Cockerell – 09.03.2022
Mabalingwe is one of our favorite holiday resorts to spend time relaxing with the family. Have been going there for the past 12 years every year.

Reina – 03.03.2022
Can’t get enough of this place! Keep coming back for more and more of this page and quiet! Amazing nature reserve!

Winefride Wilson – 28.02.2022
Mabelingwe is my absolute favourite break in the bush. Accomodation is great,plenty to do and great hospitable welcome.

Donnay Plessis – 26.02.2022
It was amazing from the private self catering accommodation to the amenities and activities.

JATHA PEDA – 23.02.2022
We were here once and had an amazing weekend! So close to nature!

Gomolemo – 20.02.2022
Let’s enjoy the moment while we still can. Cheers to that

C G Smith – 19.02.2022
A place to recharge batteries. Feel so relaxed in the bush.

Liebenberg Delene – 19.02.2022
Our happy place. Planning on buying a unit soon.

Flee Caryl – 17.02.2022
A place to recharge your batteries. I feel so relaxed in the bush.

Tanya Human – 17.02.2022
Best and most relaxing holiday destination…lush bushveld….5 star accommodations…wildlife all around……lots do do .

Melissa Coetzee – 17.02.2022
Best Holiday resort. Friendly staff. Great activities. Wish we could move in and stay forever.

Annelize – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe is one of my favorite relaxing getaways!

Jane Nicholson – 17.02.2022
I had a fantastic holiday there in 2016. It was one of the most extraordinary and memorable experiences of my life. I cannot praise the staff too much and seeing the wildlife just blew me away. I wish I could go again, but I live in England and I can’t afford it yet, but one day I hope to return.

Anna-Marie Oostendurp – 17.02.2022
Love this place, our nr 1 vacation place ❤️

Hannlie van Dijk – 17.02.2022
Dis die lekkerste plek om te gaan ek het lank saam my ouer soentoe gegaan dis so mooi die voël is die mooiste daar en die seekwoeie daar op hul eiland aai te mooi en die uitsig by die look point dink ek word dit genoem met die stoel wat daar is ennom daar te sit en staar na die verte ag te mooi en ek mies die warm swemdad by register lokaal is die beste aai net die beste love it

k.m.rontgen – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe is a bush lovers haven and caters in all your needs. The resort is very well looked after and management has not overlooked any aspect that needs attention. Its the perfect family getaway resort in the bushveld and from the minute you arrive,till you leave,you feel part of the Mabalingwe family. All units is well placed within the resort and no detail has been left out when the units were furnished.

Bernd Brasecke – 17.02.2022
Best of the best! Will always want to go back! Love your style!

Riccardo Vallaro – 17.02.2022
My chill place, from accommodation to views to just chilling by the pool, one of my top 5 places in SA

Trevor Brauckmann – 17.02.2022
What is not to be loved about Mabalingwe? Heavan on earth!

Noluthando Brightness Mgaga – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve Everything about this place checks 100%. You can never say you’ve had enough of Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

Tina Botha – 17.02.2022
We have being going to Mabalingwe for over 20 years and never grown bored. Its a vibrant, amazing reserve, beautifully looked after and always offers a great relaxing holiday

Frieda – 17.02.2022
Best of the best.

Leatitia Mc Carthy – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe is one of my all time favourite resorts. You can totally switch off there and forget about the hussle and bussle of every day life. Love the wildife, staff, accomodation, restaurants, actually – everything about Mabalingwe is awesome.

Jenise Venter – 17.02.2022
Best place ever! I always leave my heart behind. Cant wait for our next visit in April

Andries Thesner – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe is a very relaxed and well maintained resort. Will recommend to others.

Wanda Thesner – 17.02.2022
It is an absolute pleasure going to Mabalingwe. It feels lik a second home.

Tieneke Scholtz – 17.02.2022
Best ever. So homely, staff stop and greet you were ever you go. This is my happy place

Albert – 17.02.2022
Best place to go and relax with famiely

Natasja Duvenage – 17.02.2022
Best resort. We have been there twice already and will definitely go again. Very relaxed and beautiful. Accommodation is spacious, clean and well updated.

Joe Alexandre – 17.02.2022
It’s a piece of heaven. Most enjoyable stay at Mabalingwe where everything is peaceful and service is great. Always look Gerhard to visiting this establishment in Bela Bela.

Delia OConnor – 17.02.2022

Nicole Charlotte Alexandre – 17.02.2022
We visit Mabalingwe Nature Reserve every year, where possible…our yearly treat away! We ALWAYS have such an AMAZING experience, with breathtaking views, lush bush as well as the well looked after Wildlife! Here’s wishing Mabalingwe Nature Reserve all the very BEST of LUCK…even though you do not need any, as you have mastered the skills and outshine each and every single time!

Marthinus Grobler – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe is all about getting back to nature for young and old. You lose yourself in the bushveld with birdlife, stunning indigenous trees and wide variety of wildlife. Family at heart they care about providing the perfect space for everyone. Clean, friendly staff and you will never hear the words i am board.

Johan – 17.02.2022
Mabalingwe is without any doubt the BEST of the BEST, always very clean, friendly staff, plenty to do for young and old. By far the best.

Nadine Thesner – 17.02.2022
Great place to enjoy some peace and quiet time with the family

Karen Van der Merwe – 17.02.2022
Most beautiful Nature Reserve. I love everything about Mabalingwe. Been going there for 19 Years and will go back there for another 20 years. Love, love, love it xx

Raper Chantelle – 17.02.2022
I LOVE Mabalingwe Nature Reserve!! My favorite place.

Gerard Priem – 17.02.2022
Most beautifull trancuil resort, with excellent friendly staff.

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