About the Property – Asking Price: $5.5 Million
Current Status: A well established five-star Game Lodge. Zwahili is now one of the largest privately owned malaria free reserves in the region.
Accolades: Voted by Automobile Association Travel Guide of South Africa as one of South Africa’s top 4 game lodges for the 3 years & overall winner in 2006. 5* Grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. TripAdvisor certificate of excellence 2014-2018.
Building Style: Contemporary African design subtly infused with Colonial flavours, completed with luxurious finishes. The combination of indigenous stone, wood, and glass invites nature onto your doorstep.
Estate Water: The water quality is classified as class 1 – Good quality water suitable for bottling. Dams & watering holes indicated on mapping of property.
Wildlife and Birdlife: Over 300 species of African birdlife with rare sightings such as lizard buzzard and brown snake eagle. Game viewing by an experienced ranger is an open Safari Landrover offering sightings of lion, giraffe, leopard, civet cat, zebra, blue wildebeest, eland, impala, kuda, red hartebesst, blesbuck, waterbuck, ostrich, bush pig, warthog and numerous smaller antelope.
Local Attractions: Zwahili is situated in close proximity to the Nylsvly Nature Reserve.This is a 4 000-hectare wetland and home to the largest variety of water birds in the Southern Hemisphere. 104 of the 265 bird species recorded are water birds and 87 species are breeding. Nylsvley’s list includes 37 red-data listed species – including the critically endangered Bittern. This is a Provincial Reserve run by the Limpopo Tourism and Parks Board. Thaba Kwena Crocodile farm 15km’s north of Bela Bela – the largest commercial crocodile farm in the Southern Hemisphere.