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2025 Rates & Specials

Luxury Suite

05 January 2025 – 31 March 2025

R17 000

01 April 2025 – 31 March 2026

R21 000

Luxury pool suite

05 January 2025 – 31 March 2025

R19 000

01 April 2025 – 31 March 2026

R23 000

2-bedroom Marula Suite

005 January 2025 – 31 March 2025

R19 000

01 April 2025 – 31 March 2026

R23 000

  • Rates are per person, per night sharing and are subject to change.
  • Rates are quoted in Rand (ZAR) and are inclusive of 15% VAT
  • Makanyi Lodge can accommodate a maximum of 16 guests at any given time
  • The minimum age requirement at Makanyi is 12, unless you have exclusive use of the Lodge.

Included

  • All meals and beverages including alcoholic, South African house wines and MCC’s offered at Makanyi
  • Two daily game drives
  • Use of the gym
  • Laundry service
  • Other daily activities taking place in the lodge area: bush walks, star gazing (seasonal)

Not Included

  • Special order wines, champagnes, and liqueurs (subject to availability)

  • Any area activity that is not offered directly by Makanyi

  • Road transfers to and from commercial airports (Hoedspruit East Gate, KMIA, etc.)

  • Road transfers to and from private airstrips

  • Landing fees for private airstrips

  • Specialist photographic safaris (subject to availability and rates on request)

  • Photoshoots (subject to availability and rates on request)

  • Private game drive vehicle (subject to availability)

  • Spa treatments (spa menu available on request)

  • Telephone calls, purchases from the curio shop & any gratuities (at client’s discretion)

  • Timbavati Conservation Levy 01 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: R620 per person per night payable in advance on invoice.

  • Any ‘Special Offers’ are also obliged to pay the Conservation Levy in full pppn
    Timbavati Gate Levy 01 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: TBC per vehicle per entry is applicable for any self drive guests
    *Please note levies are subject to change in accordance with the Timbavati regulations 

To view our specials please scroll down.

      Terms & Conditions

      YEAR ROUND excluding 20 December 2025 – 04 January 2026
      Payment Terms: 
      • All initial requests can be held provisionally for 2 weeks, after which time they will be released back into the inventory for re-sale if not confirmed
      • Bookings will not be confirmed without arrival/departure details
      • Final Balance for all charges is due 60 days prior to guest’s arrival
      Cancellation Policy:
      • Over 60 days from arrival – No penalty
      • Within 60 days of arrival – 50% cancellation fee
      • Within 30 days of arrival – 75% cancellation fee
      • Within 14 days of arrival – 100% cancellation fee
      Excluding the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve conservation levy, which is fully refundable

      FESTIVE SEASON 20 December 2025 – 04 January 2026
      Payment Terms:
      • All initial requests can be held provisionally for 2 weeks, after which time they will be released back into the inventory for re-sale if not confirmed
      • We require a non-refundable 20% deposit at the time of booking, bookings will not be confirmed without a deposit
      • Final invoice balance for all charges is due 60 days prior to arrival
      Cancellation Policy:
      • Over 60 days of arrival – Loss of deposit
      • Within 60 days of arrival – 50% penalty
      • Within 30 days of arrival – 75% penalty
      • Within 14 days of arrival – 100% penalty
      Excluding the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve conservation levy, which is fully refundable

      EXCLUSIVE USE / GROUP BOOKINGS:
      Any booking with 3 or more suites is treated as a Group by Makanyi and will have different payment and cancellation terms as listed below. The same applies for an Exclusive Use (EU) takeover of the property and will adhere to these conditions. If an Exclusive Use downsizes and no longer wishes to pay the EU rate, then the group terms will be applicable to any cancelled rooms. The EU/Group T&Cs will also apply for bookings that fall within our Festive Season date range. All groups are on a request basis. Please contact our Reservations department for a quote and availability.
      Payment Terms:
      • All initial requests can be held provisionally for 2 weeks, after which time they will be released back into the inventory for re-sale if not confirmed
      • We require a non-refundable 20% deposit at the time of booking, bookings will not be confirmed without a deposit
      • 5 months prior to arrival a further 30% is due
      • 3 months prior to arrival the remaining 50% is due
      Cancellation Policy:
      • Before 5 months – loss of deposit 20%
      • Within 5 months – 40% penalty
      • Within 3 months – 75% penalty
      • Within 2 months – 100% penalty
      Excluding the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve conservation levy, which is fully refundable

      NO SHOW & EARLY DEPARTURE
      • Clients who do not show will be charged for the entire length of stay
      • Clients who depart prior to confirmed departure date are not entitled to any refund

      ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN WRITING

          Single Supplement:

          • A 50% supplement will apply per single use on the per person sharing rate.

          • The Marula Suite will attract a 100% surcharge when sold for single occupancy.

          • Third adult sharing in a Luxury Suite will pay 50% of the per person per night sharing rate.

          • Not available in a Luxury Pool Suite.

          • A third / fourth adult in the Marula Suite will pay the nightly per person rate.

             

          Check in / check out

          • Guests may check in anytime from 14:00, check out of suites is 11:00.
          • Early check ins and late check outs are on request and subject to availability.
          • The minimum age requirement at Makanyi is 12, unless you have exclusive use of the Lodge.

          To view the rates on flights and road transfers from various destinations please click here 

          2025 SPECIALS 

          PAY STAY SPECIAL
          Stay 4 nights and only pay for 3
          Valid during 05 January – 31 March 2025

          Included
          • All meals and beverages including alcoholic, South African house wines and MCC’s offered at Makanyi
          • Two daily game drives
          • Use of the gym
          • Laundry service
          • Other daily activities taking place in the lodge area: bush walks, star gazing (seasonal)
          Excluded
          • Special order wines, champagnes, and liqueurs (subject to availability)
          • Any area activity that is not offered directly by Makanyi
          • Transfers to and from commercial airports (Hoedspruit East Gate, KMIA, etc.)
          • Transfers to and from private airstrips
          • Landing fees for private airstrips
          • Specialist photographic safaris
          • Private game drive vehicle (subject to availability)
          • Spa treatments
          • Telephone calls, purchases from the curio shop & any gratuities (at client’s discretion)
          • Timbavati Conservation Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: R620 per person per night payable in advance on invoice. ‘Free Nights’ are also obliged to pay the Conservation Levy
          • Timbavati Gate Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: TBC per vehicle per entry is applicable for any self-drive guests
            *Please note levies are subject to change in accordance with the Timbavati regulations.
          TERMS & CONDITIONS
          • The special is valid during 05 January – 31 March 2025
          • Makanyi T&Cs apply
          • 1 Free night when paying for a minimum of 3 nights
          • May not be combined with any other specials or offers
          • Please note no kids under 12 allowed unless exclusive use of the lodge is taken. 

          HONEYMOON SAFARI
          Save 50% on your partners accommodation
          Valid until 31 March 2026

          Included
          • A bottle of South African MCC and welcome platter
          • Surprise private dinner
          • Romantic turndown
          • A 30 minute complimentary massage each
          • All meals and beverages including alcoholic, South African house wines and MCC’s offered at Makanyi
          • Two daily game drives
          • Use of the gym
          • Laundry service
          • Other daily activities taking place in the lodge area: bush walks, star gazing (seasonal)
          Excluded
          • Special order wines, champagnes, and liqueurs (subject to availability)
          • Any area activity that is not offered directly by Makanyi
          • Transfers to and from commercial airports (Hoedspruit East Gate, KMIA, etc.)
          • Transfers to and from private airstrips
          • Landing fees for private airstrips
          • Specialist photographic safaris
          • Private game drive vehicle (subject to availability)
          • Spa treatments
          • Telephone calls, purchases from the curio shop & any gratuities (at client’s discretion)
          • Timbavati Conservation Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: R620 per person per night payable in advance on invoice. ‘Free Nights’ are also obliged to pay the Conservation Levy
          • Timbavati Gate Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: TBC per vehicle per entry is applicable for any self-drive guests
            *Please note levies are subject to change in accordance with the Timbavati regulations
          TERMS & CONDITIONS
          • The special is valid until 31 March 2026
          • Makanyi Lodge T&Cs apply
          • Offer is applicable year-round
          • Offer is applicable when booking one of our Luxury Pool Suites or Luxury Suites
          • Minimum of a 2-night stay
          • Honeymoon discount is applied to the Makanyi Lodge’s published rack rate
          • May not be combined with any other specials or offers
          • Only valid for travel within 6 months of date of marriage – marriage certificate to be supplied

          EXCLUSIVE USE
          Book a multi-generational family holiday or take a spontaneous trip away with friends – 4 guests stay free 
          Valid during 05 January – 31 March 2025

          Included
          • All meals and beverages including alcoholic, South African house wines and MCC’s offered at Makanyi
          • Two daily game drives
          • Use of the gym
          • Laundry service
          • Other daily activities taking place in the lodge area: bush walks, star gazing (seasonal)
          Excluded
          • Special order wines, champagnes, and liqueurs (subject to availability)
          • Any area activity that is not offered directly by Makanyi
          • Transfers to and from commercial airports (Hoedspruit East Gate, KMIA, etc.)
          • Transfers to and from private airstrips
          • Landing fees for private airstrips
          • Specialist photographic safaris
          • Private game drive vehicle (subject to availability)
          • Spa treatments
          • Telephone calls, purchases from the curio shop & any gratuities (at client’s discretion)
          • Timbavati Conservation Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: R620 per person per night payable in advance on invoice. ‘Free Nights’ are also obliged to pay the Conservation Levy
          • Timbavati Gate Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2025: TBC per vehicle per entry is applicable for any self-drive guests
            *Please note levies are subject to change in accordance with the Timbavati regulations
          TERMS & CONDITIONS
          • The special is valid 05 January – 31 March 2025
          • Makanyi Lodge T&Cs apply
          • Based on maximum of 16 pax when booking out x2 Luxury Pool Suites, x5 Luxury Suites & x1 Marula Suite and 4 guests stay free
          • Minimum of a 2-night stay
          • May not be combined with any other specials or offer

          For more information, rates and our T&Cs please fill out the enquiry form below, click on our rates page or email our reservations team at reservations@makanyilodge.com