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Lodge 8.0 Rating
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Mopane Bush Lodge
is located in the Mapungubwe area of Limpopo Northeast in the Northeast region of South Africa.

+ small private reserve
+ fantastic landscapes
+ high quality lodge
+ high service levels
+ owner hosted
+ great swimming pool
+ great food
+ good range of activities
+ bushman rock art walks
+ proximity to Mapungubwe National Park
+ relatively cheap

Situated on the private Mapesu Game Reserve just across the R572 road from the main reserve, this relatively high specification lodge has a pleasant public areas leading out to a nice pool and outside dining boma. Guest accommodation is in eight pleasant thatched rondavels.

Guided walks and drives can be booked for the main reserve, notably including an archaeological tour of the Hill of the Jackals. Guests at the lodge are also able to tour various San rock-art sites within this private area, often in the company of the owner.

- only small plains game on the reserve
- have to travel on the main road to get to Mapungubwe

Mopane Bush Lodge is by far the best accommodation option in this area, well worth a stop on the way to or from lodges in the Tuli area just across the river in Botswana.
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