Where to find us
Wamvenga offers the majority of its safaris in the Greater Makalali Private Game Conservancy. This is a pristine wilderness area about seventy kilometre west from the world famous Kruger National Park. An hour’s drive will take you to the town of Hoedspruit and it’s Eastgate airport with daily flights to Johannesburg (45 minutes) and Cape Town (2,5 hours).
Vast wilderness, bubbling springs, magical history, ancient dramatic mountain formations, the third largest canyon in the world, balmy warm nights, exciting cultures and iconic wildlife… It is hard to believe that, in the days of the pioneers, this area was considered uninhabitable – a conviction that was shared by the African peoples who preceded them. Nowadays this warm but well-cultivated region has large tracts of land set aside for wildlife viewing and wilderness conservation initiatives,
The Landscape is undulating with altitudes varying between 400 to 500m above sea level with a summer rainfall climate of 500-700mm a year and is characterized as ‘Savanna bushveld’. Highly sought after minerals and metals like platinum, gold, copper, nickel and tin extruded to the surface from the igneous bushveld complex leaving many ancient mining sites as evidence of mankind’s early fascination for valuable minerals. One of the oldest exposed rock-types on earth can be found here, giving a wealth of insights into the planet's formation.