No Year End Celebration can be more spectacular than one spent under the moon and stars.

A mere two and a half hours’ drive from Johannesburg, awaits Mabula Game Lodge: The perfect destination to unwind after a year of hard work. The surrounding beauty of the African bushveld and the presence of the Big Five is sure to bring families, friends and colleagues together to reminisce about the past year and prepare everyone for the start of a new year.

At Mabula Game Lodge, 47 luxury thatched roof suites are available for accommodation, while many activities such as game drive safaris in open 4×4 vehicles, horseback safaris, tennis, swimming, spa treatments, archery, paintball, star gazing, quad bike safaris and guided bush walks will keep every individual entertained. Children’s programs and child care facilities are available.

There are various dining venues at Mabula Game Lodge and each sets the scene for a different theme. A tranquil ambiance created with lanterns, the background sound of crickets and a backdrop of stars makes the dining experience under the 100-year old Fig Tree truly magical.

Crackling fires, tribal dancers, local cuisine and the beat of the bongo drum create a true tribal celebration atmosphere in the Lodge Boma. The maximum capacity is 180 guests.

Experience lunchtime in the bush at Shaya Moya situated in the middle of a grassy plain in the shade of the Wild Fig Tree. Dubbed Shaya Moya for the cool, refreshing breeze guests will enjoy here, this open-air venue is ideal for champagne breakfasts, lunches as well as gala dinners and theme evenings.

Our Pool Bar, an outside venue around the sparkling swimming pool, is perfect for finger lunches or cocktail receptions.

The Mvubu Restaurant serves exceptional buffets, is a closed venue situated in the lodge area, has a seating capacity of 60 guests and can be booked privately for functions at an additional surcharge. Ideal for smaller groups, is the Mvubu Deck. Overlooking a small dam, this beautiful venue will enchant your guests.

Experience daytime dining at Shaya Moya situated in the middle of a grassy plain in the cool shade of the Wild Fig Tree.

Ko Bojelong Restaurant is the main restaurant at Mabula Lodge and serves buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. The main restaurant comfortably seats 200 guests with an overflow to the Lodge Terrace where light meals are served.

Our 4 conference rooms at Mabula Game Lodge (the Kingfisher Room, Marula Room, Baobab Room and the Mvubu Lounge) are also available for private bookings at an additional fee. Our banqueting team is able to do a variety of themed setups.

Whichever your dining venue you choose, you are sure to enjoy the feast of South African cuisine. We also cater for Halaal or Kosher Meals on request.

Year end function rates are from R 1,455 per person sharing.

The rates include accommodation for 1 night, 3 meals and 2 Safaris per person, as well as canapes during the sundowner stop, welcome drinks on arrival and a private dinner at one of our fantastic dinner venues.

To book, or receive more information on a year end function at Mabula Game Lodge, contact Mabula Game Lodge Reservations on: Telephone 011 516 4967 or email

Mabula Game Lodge is part of the Extraordinary Collection of lodges and hotels in Southern Africa.

For more information, contact Cindy Sheedy Walker of Extraordinary on

Tel: +27 011 516 4367, Email