4 Day Family Safari FSM

4 Day Family Safari

Reference: FSM


A multi-generational family vacation will create lifelong memories and experiences through shared opportunities and open up children’s eyes to family values. Features making this safari an ideal family breakaway are, a top-class nature reserve in a malaria-free area, short travel distance to the reserve, exciting game drives, fine cuisine, plunge-pools, spa, and wooden decks overlooking the bushveld to get the ultimate relaxing safari experience.

Based on 2 adults and 2 children up to 12 years
*Prices are subject to change depending on family size and age of older children.


Per person sharing
R6 850

Duration Location Tour Type Accommodation Destination
4 Days Welgevonden Game Reserve Private Matingwe Safari Lodge Welgevonden Nature Reserve


Day One

You depart early morning from Johannesburg and travel towards the Limpopo Province. We will stop along the route to stretch the legs and to enjoy lunch. Our arrival at the lodge is late afternoon, giving you time to settle in and to explore the area, taking in the beautiful scenery and the orange sunset. Dinner is served later in the evening, where after you can relax around the fire at the boma, while watching the stars and listening to the night sounds.

Planned Activities Included:

Day Two

This day starts with an early morning sunrise game drive where you will seek the Big Five. You will return to the lodge for a delicious breakfast. Afterwards will you join a field guide and he will take you on a guided walk, teaching you interesting facts of the bush and the various animals. Relax after all the excitement until it is time to go on a mountain bike ride before sunset. You return to the lodge to freshen up and enjoy a scrumptious dinner. To complete the evening, why not sit around the fire at the boma again?

Planned Activities Included:
Sunrise Game Drive
Guided Walk
Mountain Biking

Day Three

Wake up in your own time and have a delicious breakfast. Those who feel energetic can go on either a mountain bike or hiking trail. If mom feels like a pamper session, then treat yourself to a pleasant spa treatment. The parents can relax some more whilst the kids join another guided walk. Later that afternoon will you join the sunset game drive. Return in time to the lodge for yet another lovely dinner. Make the most of the last night and enjoy some quality family time around the fire, whilst star gazing and listing to the sounds of the bush.

Planned Activities Included:
Mountain Biking / Hiking
Spa Treatment
Guided Walk
Sunset Game Drive

Day Four

The last day and you will be able to view more wildlife, hoping to see those animals that eluded you. Be sure to join this sunrise game drive. After spotting the game will you return for a delicious breakfast at the lodge. Shortly afterwards is it time to prepare for check out and return to Johannesburg.

Planned Activities Included:
Sunrise Game Drive

Included Excluded
Roundtrip Road Transfer Gratuities
Lunch – day one only Beverages not specified
Meals as specified Lunch
Accommodation Optional Activities
Conservation Fees Items of a personal nature 
Planned Activities Laundry 
Professional Driver/Guides  
Coffee, Tea, Water  

About Matingwe Lodge Private Game Reserve

Matingwe lies adjacent to the larger Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Southwest Waterberg region - vast, peaceful and startlingly beautiful. The superb vistas, mountain gorges, clear streams and rolling bushveld hills are rich in indigenous species of plant and animal life, including the ‘Big Five’. Experience the best of what the South African Bushveld has to offer at this exquisite lodge in Limpopo. The lodge offers big 5 game drives, an a la carte restaurant & bar, Wi-Fi, a lapa (boma), fire pit, guided walks, hiking routes and star gazing. Nearby activities include bushman painting hikes, waterfalls, caves, mountain biking, camping facilities and horse trails.