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Nestled in Thabo Tholo’s mountainous and wild landscape lies Black Leopard Mountain Lodge, a self-catering,  self-drive for 4×4 and 2×4 gem 3 hours from Johannesburg  . This unique, authentic and totally off the grid eco-friendly camp is set in a riverine valley and looks up to the sheer cliff face of the Lutla Mountain.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO

our slice of heaven

Black Leopard Mountain Lodge is located in the heart of the Thabo Tholo Wilderness Reserve. Explore this undulating and diverse landscape of this 6,000 hectare reserve on safari, on foot or even by mountain bike. There are many different bird and animal species to be found throughout this reserve, from the elusive leopard to the vibrant Narina Trogon, head out on safari in search of South Africa’s iconic species. 

Ancient archaeological sites are also found scattered throughout this landscape, rock engravings and old Voortrekker settlements mean this land has many stories to tell.

This wilderness retreat has multiple self-catering accommodation types to choose from, depending on your wanted experience. From the luxury canvas tents at Black Leopard Mountain Lodge, exclusive use of the 4-bedroom safari- style house Black Eagle View to Buffalo Thorn Camp, an authentic bush camp located in the heart of this reserve, each has something unique to offer.

FREE WIFI

Because travelers need to access the Internet anywhere!

dog friendly

Fur babies welcome at Black Eagle View.

Off the grid

We are fully off the grid and not affected by load shedding.

child policy

Children of all ages are welcome here at Black Leopard Mountain lodge.

accommodation

Depending on your desired safari experience, this wilderness retreat has multiple self-catering accommodation options to choose from. Whether it’s the luxury canvas tents at Black Leopard Mountain Lodge, exclusive use of the 4-bedroom safari-style house Black Eagle View or Buffalo Thorn camp (an authentic bush camp located in the heart of this reserve), each has something unique to offer.

6 Safari-style luxury canvas tents, including 1 family unit. All are built on raised platforms and have their own secluded balcony. Some overlook the stream below and towering indigenous trees and others have views of the sheer face of the Lutla Mountain.

4-Bedroom canvas house, perfect for family and friends getaway in nature. The house is fully equipped for a self-catered stay and can accommodate up to 8 people. Private outdoor seating area with Mountain views and raised fire pit.

An authentic, eco-friendly bush camp located in the heart of the reserve. There are 6 dome tents all built on raised platforms. The camp has a communal fire pit, self-catering cooking area and tented lounge area.

TERRAIN

Black Leopard Mountain Lodge is easily accessible for self-driving guests. Located 3 hours from OR Tambo International airport and close to the iconic Panorama, and Greater Kruger routes.

Due to the mountainous terrain of the Thaba Tholo Reserve, it is not possible to drive to any of our camps unless you have a 4×4 or 2×4 vehicle.

local is lekka promotion

Our gift to you

We’re so incredibly thankful to you and  determined to make you want to come back to our lodge that we’d like to gift you with R1 000.00 discount per night when booking the main lodge (14 sleeper). Valid for returning guests only and applies to direct bookings with our reservations department info@blackleopardcamp.com

Returning guests receive

R1 000 / off per night

LOCATION

The reserve entrance is situated just off the R37 Burgersfort & Polokwane road, outside Lydenburg/Mashishing, Mpumulanga. 

ADDRESS :

Thaba Tholo, R37, Lydenburg, 1120

CO-ORDINATES:
S 24°57’21.5” E 30°19’37.3”