Balerno Bush Lodge’s rustic design blends almost
seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. Situated directly next to
the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, it nestles
between sandstone hills in the mopane bushveld north of the
Soutpansberg in the Limpopo Province.
Manicured lawns link four thatched chalets; one chalet with
wheelchair access. There is a splash pool with martini seat for hot
summer days and a fireplace in the boma.
There are also under-roof and outside braai
(barbeque) for sultry summer evenings. These are complemented by a
fully-equipped, farm-style kitchen; a comfortable, open-plan lounge
with DSTV; a wooden dining table which seats 12 people; and a
Leadwood bar counter with stools – all contained in a huge,
6 chalets/rooms with own bathrooms
5 double bedrooms; 1 room with 2 single beds
Fully equipped with bedding
Rooms fully serviced
Lawns between chalets
Balerno Bush Lodge provides accommodation for up to
fourteen people (19, if required) in four spacious, thatched,
two-bed roomed chalets, each bedroom equipped with a free-standing
fan and en-suite bathroom – six with showers, one with bath. All
rooms are fully equipped with bedding (please bring own toiletries)
and mosquito repellents in summer. All chalets are serviced by
COMMUNAL KITCHEN and LIVING AREA
Large comfortable open-plan lounge and farm kitchen
Fully equipped with eating and cooking utensils
Shop-size 3-door fridge, plus 2 fridges and 2 freezers
3 stoves – 1 wood, 1 gas & electricity.
Large wooden table with working area
As the facility is primarily self-catering, please provide own
foodstuffs, including meat (the nearest shop is 49km away in
Alldays). However, breakfast and/or full catering can be provided on
No catering offered.
The lodge has no liquor licence: so, please
provide own liquor and soft drinks.
Thatched Roof Lapa
Large wooden table with 12 chairs
Leadwood bar counter with bar stools
Under-roof and outside braai
Fire place in boma
Splash pool in rocks
Bush walks — unique sandstone hills
Bird watching — Black eagle breeding pair
Brilliant photography opportunities
Archaeological sites and San Bushmen rock art
Visit to Mapungubwe National Park
Guided tours to Mapungubwe World Heritage Site
Views of the Shashe & Limpopo River Confluence
Visits to the Crocodile Farm
Situated within 20 minutes drive from both entrance
gates to Mapungubwe National Park. East-main gate and west gate.
10km from Pontdrift border post to Botswana and Tuli game
reserve. Limpopo river.
2hours drive from Polokwane 25min from Alldays All tarred