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. Ant's Hill can cater for up to 16 guests and can be booked non-exclusively or exclusively by one group at a time. Whether you are on a horse safari as an individual or on honeymoon, or travelling with a group of friends or family, the lodge has a variety of cottages to suit all.
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. Expect delicious al-fresco dining and a vast variety of safari activities including horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, guided walks, game drives and children's activities.
- The chance to join in on some of the management activities of the reserve
- Guides who tailor your day around your needs with no fixed times
- A relaxed and friendly atmosphere
- One of the most child-friendly safari lodges in Africa
- Unique activities - horseback riding, mountain biking and rhino tracking
At a glance
- 7 Rooms and Cottages
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Ant's Hill is nicely combined with a Big 5 safari at of the nearby Marataba, a privately managed section of the Marakele National Park offering luxury lodges."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Guided Walking Safari
Star Gazing/Star Bed
Take a journey through Ant's Hill to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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HOW TO BOOK
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We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
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We rarely stay in 5 star luxury resorts so we were blown away by the amenities provided at Constance Lemuria and Denis Private Island. It was a wonderful trip and there wasn't anything where we expected more of.Read full review
Solo Trip to South Africa
The overall experience was amazing! Everything was well-coordinated and went according to plan. Great game viewing, great accommodation and the transfers between lodges went according to plan. Was very impressed with the meet and greet team - on arrival they helped me sort out a local sim card wh…Read full review
Honeymoon to Tanzania
Incredible trip! It was the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation. My husband and I would have never been able to plan such a well organized trip like this on our own. It seems like Mahlatini works with such amazing companies that you can't go wrong! From the accommodations to the personal guides…Read full review