Rietspruit Private Lodge

Rietspruit Private Lodge is just over 2,5 hour’s drive from Johannesburg and is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Waterberg Mountains. The Waterberg mountain range is a “Malaria Free” area and is situated in the Limpopo province of South Africa and is part of the Waterberg Biosphere. The Waterberg Biosphere is a massif of approximately 15,000 square kilometres and is the first region in the northern part of South Africa to be named as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

Rietspruit Private Lodge offers breathtaking views of the Waterberg and has the Rietspruit River running through it, with a well stocked Bass dam in the middle.

Rietspruit Private Lodge is run and managed by Professional Hunter Wiehan Buchholz. Wiehan hosts and runs hunting safaris using either Bow or Rifle Hunts on the Rietspruit premises or on one of the numerous concessions on the surrounding farms.

The Lodge offers a variety of accommodation from Single rooms to Family Suites, the Main Complex comprises a beautiful lush garden, swimming pool, separate guest TV lounge, thatched lapa with bush bar, dining area, DSTV and braai facilities.

At the end of a long day of hunting take a refreshing dip in the pool and later there is nothing more relaxing than sitting around the campfire listening to the musical sounds of the African bush and sipping on your favourite drink as you watch the flames in their rhythmic dance.

The accommodation at the Rietspruit Private Lodge caters for up to a maximum of 26 people sharing.


The accommodation comprises:

General Information & House Rules:


Summer (September to March): Days hot with warm evenings and temperatures range between 20°C and 45°C. 

Winter (April to August): Days are warm with cool evenings and temperatures range between 5°C and 25°C.


Converters/ Adapters
All electrical outlets provide 220 volts, alternating current 50 (Hz).


You will be advised of your departure time on the evening prior to your departure.


Laundry Service
A complimentary laundry service is provided for all Rietspruit Private Lodge Guests. It is important to note that whilst every care is taken, we accept no responsibility for loss or damage to any guest clothing. If you wish to make use of the above mentioned service, we kindly request that you complete the list provided and place your clothing in the basket on your bed before 08:00. Weather permitting, we will return your clothing by the time you arrive back from your days hunting activities. Unfortunately a Dry Cleaning service is not available and we appreciate your co-operation in refraining from sending in these sensitive items of clothing for laundry.


Local culture
Northern Sotho (Sepedi) and Tsonga (Shangaan)


Room amenities
A limited range of guest amenities is available in your bathroom for you to use during your stay. If you have any special requirements, please contact the Lodge Manager. There are towels and bedding provided in all the rooms. If you have any special requirements, please contact your Lodge Manager.

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