The Official Welgevonden Game Reserve Website




Welgevonden Game Reserve lies in the Waterberg plateau,
just north of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Our guests enjoy unlimited traversing through the 34,850ha reserve and experience an environment where biodiversity conservation and game viewing are managed in harmony.

Jamila Game Lodge

Set in the northern side of the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, this malaria free Big Five private game lodge is set in pristine African Wilderness. Surrounded by the Ancient Waterberg Mountains, abundant wildlife and unspoiled African bush, Jamila Game Lodge offers guests an intimate and relaxed safari experience.


With five beautifully appointed chalets, we accommodate a maximum of 10 guests at a time. Surrounded with striking Wild Seringa trees and spectacular views from the hill-tops, each chalet has en-suite bathrooms, an outside shower, complete with a private deck and Jacuzzi. Experience simple luxury in your beautiful chalet and enjoy our personalised service.

  • 1 x Family bungalow: Lounge with two double sleeper couches, bar and entertainment area, and a fireplace. Private Jacuzzi set into a rock feature. Large bedroom with kingsize bed, fireplace, a bathroom with separate spa bath, toilet, outdoor shower and double vanities.
  • 2 x luxury bungalows: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, double vanities, toilet, bath and outdoor shower. Private deck with Jacuzzi.
  • 2 x standard bungalows: Two single beds, double vanities, toilet, bath and outdoor shower. Private deck with Jacuzzi


A feast of flavours will complete your experience with meals being served in different locations every night. Under an open African sky you can dine on the main deck or in lamplight alongside the gently illuminated waterhole.  Guests can round off their break by enjoying a wonderful supper in the Boma, or on the deck; relaxing in the main lodge area overlooking the pool and nearby waterhole.


  • Swimming Pool
  • TV Lounge
  • Lounge with fireplace
  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Waterhole


Two daily Game Drives are conducted by our experienced field guide, who has been working in the Welgevonden Game Reserve for many years. With exceptional knowledge of the animals and the area, Game Drives will certainly be a highlight! A close-by waterhole offers excitement throughout the day where a variety of animals quench their daily thirsts.

Prices include:

  • Luxury accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks
  • Dawn & dusk safaris in a game range vehicler
  • Welgevonden levy is exluded.


  • Children under the age of 3 stay for free
  • Children aged 4 – 13 years pay 50%. Chideren aged 13 years and older pay the full adult rate
  • Children can be accommodated in Luxury and Standard Bungalows in either a roller bed or on a camp bed if the family bungalow is not available.
  • Children are permitted on drives at the discretion of the game ranger
  • The Welgevonden levy applies to children of all ages
Contact Details:
Tel: +27 14 754 8946 Central Reservations
+27 83 268 9182 Lodge Cell
+27 12 342 9130 Alternative Number
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