Kwa Maritane - excellent family & conference venue

Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

  • Grading: Four Star

Address: Pilanesberg Game Reserve, North West Province, South Africa.

Number of luxury rooms: 90 • Bed capacity: 180

Children of all ages are welcome


Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is situated in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The closest gate point of entry is the Kwa Maritane gate.

Pilanesberg Game Reserve hosts the Big 5 amongst many other mammals and bird species.

It is situated in the North West Province and is in a malaria free area close to Sun City and approximately 2 hours drive from Johannesburg.


Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge has 90 luxury rooms, consisting of 54 rooms with twin beds and 36 rooms with double beds.

Whichever option you choose you will have access to our full range of amenities.

Overlooking the waterhole, there is the Kwa Maritane Restaurant where guests can have a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner. There is also a terrace where guests can enjoy their meals.

On Saturday and Wednesday evenings (weather permitting) dine al fresco on traditional South African fare in our Bush Boma.


Rates vary depending on your lodge selection, the time of year and specials available. Please contact us for the most up to date rates for this specific lodge.


A lodge may offer special or discounted rates from time to time. Please enquire.
Special rates exclude peak periods, public holidays and long-weekends - and are subject to availability.

Rates include dinner, bed, breakfast and one complimentary game drive per person per night stayed.

Terms & Conditions

  • Minimum of 2 nights stay over a weekend
  • Rates are subject to availability and are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Rates are inclusive of VAT at 14%
  • Rates exclude the 1% Tourism Levy

Game Drives

  • Due to popularity and at times limited availability, all Game Drives have to be booked in advance
  • Extra game drives be charged at an additional cost.

Children's Policy

  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Children 12 years and under stay and eat free when sharing with one or two parents, and children 13 to 17 will stay free when sharing with one or two parents but pay 50% of meal prices
  • Children 12 years and under will receive a free game drive per day when sharing with one of two parents
  • Children between the ages of 13 and 17 (sharing with one or two parents) will stay free but pay 50% of the game drive price
  • Children of all ages are welcome on game drives. The lodge will allocate a vehicle specifically for families with young children, which shall leave slightly earlier than the regular game vehicles.
  • Junior Ranger's Programme

Please note: Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

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Lodge Facilities

Facilities include the following:

  • Restaurant & bar
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Spa offering a range of treatments
  • Wireless internet connectivity
  • Complimentary internet access
  • DSTV
  • 2 tennis courts (floodlit)
  • Outdoor chess
  • Children's playground
  • Trampolines


Activities include the following:

  • Safari Game drives
  • Guided bush walks & game drives
  • Underground hide & webcam
  • Bush putt putt
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Climbing wall

Conference and Group Facilities

Kwa Maritane is an excellent conference venue with a range of state of the art equipment and facilities. Up to 264 delegates could be hosted. For detailed information please enquire.

Group & conference rates are applicable to bookings of 10 rooms or more


Kwa Maritane specialises in conventions, weddings, business breakfasts and lunches, seminars, cocktail receptions, dinner dances, banquets, private dinners, product launches and team-building exercises.

All of the above can be arranged to suit your specific requirements.

Special wildlife oriented educational & team building activities can be arranged on request.

Wildlife Activities and Game Drives

Pilanesberg Game Reserve is a sought after wildlife destination and Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is the perfect base from which to enjoy the rich diversity of indigenous flora and fauna, including the Big Five.

Venture on a game drive in the early morning or late afternoon to evening when the animals are out and about to ensure that you won't be disappointed.

Kwa Maritane has a game viewing hide, connected to the lodge by a 180m tunnel, where you can relax and view animals coming to drink at the waterhole.

The following are also offered:

  • Guided walks within the Park accompanied by an armed Field Guide
  • Wildlife Centre housing a mini theatre showing wildlife movies and an array of interesting displays
  • Tree, Bird & Nature walks are conducted within the Lodge grounds
  • Star Gazing evenings held once per week


Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is located in the heart of the Pilanesberg National Park, an easy drive of 2 hours from Johannesburg and a mere 10 minutes from Sun City.

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