Ant's Hill

Expect breath-taking views of the Waterberg Plateau from this superb property, with spectacular scenery and a warm, homely atmosphere. Ant's Hill is one of two properties on a private game reserve in the magnificent malaria-free Waterberg region of South Africa, just three hour's drive from Johannesburg Airport.

The reserve itself offers grassy plains, thick montane bush and savannah bushveld, home to over 40 species of game including giraffe, white rhino, sable and Roan antelope, buffalo wildebeest, leopard, brown hyena and many many more. Guests are offered the unique opportunity to join in on some of the management activities of the reserve including game capture and relocation, treating injured animals and game census on horseback.

Ant's Hill welcomes all ages and caters for individuals; couples; riders, families or groups of friends traveling together. It offers a home from home experience, delicious al-fresco dining and a vast variety of safari activities including horse riding, guided walks, day and night game drives and children's activities (Ant's is one of most child-friendly lodges in Africa). The lodge's knowledgeable guides will accompany guests on game viewing experiences; tailoring the day around their needs with no fixed times.

The lodge offers a variety of cottages ranging from standard to superior deluxe (including private plunge pools) and each has been creatively designed to suit a variety of guests from families to couples, accommodating varying budgets. The main area boasts a spacious dining room and living area, both with fireplaces, as well as heated swimming pool with an incredible view and play area for children. One of the most striking areas of the lodge is the large veranda and deck which overhangs the gorge, an ideal spot for early morning breakfasts and evening sundowners. To top it all Ant's Hill overlooks a waterhole frequented by a variety of game.

How to get to Ant's Hill

Approximately a 3 hour drive from OR Tambo International Airport. Air charters can also be arranged.

Activities at Ant's Hill

Horse riding, specially designed children's activities, guided walks and game drives.

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Selected Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries that visit Ant's Hill

Cape Town, Sun City and Waterberg Safari Family Holiday

Days
12
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $15,470 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Sun City, Waterberg

Cape Town Winelands and Malaria Free Family Safari

Days
12
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $16,070 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
South Africa
Locations
Cape Town, Winelands, Waterberg

Malaria Free Safari and Mauritius Beach Family Holiday

Days
16
Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $23,190 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
Mauritius, South Africa
Locations
Waterberg