Unwind in the tranquillity of the natural surroundings at Gethlane Lodge, situated within 172 hectares of bird-rich indigenous forest. Located five hours’ drive from Johannesburg, in the heart of some of Mpumalanga’s most beautiful, game-rich forest, Gethlane Lodge is an excellent city escape, well-suited to families and couples.
The village-style layout of the game lodge offers a homely, welcoming atmosphere that brings back our guests year after year. Accommodation is available in the form of two, four or six sleeper thatch chalets or log cabins nestled within leafy forest surroundings – offering privacy and serenity. Wake up to the sounds of the many beautiful, indigenous bird species of this area, have a hearty breakfast at the onsite Izinyoni restaurant and prepare yourself for a day full of activity and magnificent site-seeing accessible throughout this region of Mpumalanga.
The resort offers five pristine, salt water swimming pools, a Jacuzzi and sauna area as well as crazy golf to keep the kids entertained. To add a touch of luxury to your stay, visit the Cellu-Beauty wellness spa, offering an assortment of beauty and relaxation treatments. If you feel like working up a sweat, have a game of volleyball or take a walk on one of the many nature trails from the lodge and see if you can spot some of the various bird species of the region. For the husbands – enjoy the game at the sports bar located in the outdoor lapa area.
Daily activities and sites to see close to the resort are numerous. Take an unforgettable game drive through the Kruger National Park, visit Bourke Luck’s Potholes, a fascinating natural phenomenon where water eddies have carved out large formations in the earth, or visit the majestic Blyde River Canyon for views that will give you goosebumps! Please remember that the summer months in Mpumalanga can be very warm, so pack light and don’t forget your sunscreen.