the lodge

Exclusively Yours

Thoughtfully designed to incorporate modern luxury into the exquisite natural surroundings, Ximuwu is a place to soak in the tranquillity of the bushveld, re-engage your senses, and relax.  Enjoy spectacular, uninterrupted views of the African landscape from the comfort of your suite, relax poolside, or enjoy a drink with family and friends by our firepit.  

the lodge

Seclusion & Serenity

Our central lodge comprises an indoor and outdoor dining area, breakfast room, fully stocked bar, lounge, and covered patio. Our sun deck and firepit area overlook our 16m swimming pool and are the perfect place to relax and breathe in the landscape. With no other guests competing for space, the peace and serenity are all yours.  

the suites

Light & Spacious

Designed to accommodate a maximum of eight guests across our four spacious and comfortable suites, Ximuwu offers an untold level of comfort. Our suites all surround the main lodge within close proximity of each other, yet still maintain a level of seclusion so you can be assured of privacy. 

Our suites are north-facing with floor-to-ceiling windows, guaranteeing maximum natural light and a spectacular view. Each of our suites overlooks one of the reserve’s water holes and boasts magnificent views of the passing parade of wildlife that come to drink their fill.

Private Suites

high quality finishes

Comfort & Tranquillity

Thoughtfully and tastefully designed décor blends the beauty of the natural landscape with comfort and style. High-quality finishes merge seamlessly with raw natural materials, inviting the outside in. From delicate hand-painted curtains to exterior steel cladding, each item has been carefully selected and designed for our guests’ enjoyment.


Main Lodge

the details

What sets us apart?

Wheelchair Friendly Safaris

Ximuwu is proud to offer wheelchair-accessible safaris. Our lodge is perfectly set up with spacious corridors, wide doorways and no steps or sills, allowing full access throughout the lodge for guests with mobility aids and wheelchairs. Two of our spacious rooms provide easy access to showers, toilets, and bathroom vanities.

Pilot \ Guide Room

Travelling with a private pilot, nanny, nurse, or other household staff? We can offer your travel companions (up to two) a comfortable ensuite room within close proximity to the lodge.

Butler Service

Whatever your needs, we’ve got you covered with our 24-hour on-site butler service. Let us create a highly personalised experience for your South African adventure.

Bush events

Savor nature's embrace under our ancient baobab (Ximuwu) tree: immerse in the wild scents, symphony of animal calls.

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  • ✨ Unveil the secrets of Ximuwu Lodge after dark! Step onto our deck after dinner and immerse yourself in the enchanting nightlife with our state-of-the-art Night Vision Thermal Equipment. Witness the hidden wonders of Ximuwu and the @klaserieprivatenaturereserve as the nocturnal world comes to life. Don't miss this extraordinary experience - a night to remember!
  • Fresh from a wild safari adventure, your taste buds will be buzzing with excitement! Feasting on the most delectable Lamb Kebab, Mediterranean Style, and a mouthwatering homemade flatbread at Ximuwu Lodge. Each bite is a flavorful reward after a day filled with thrilling wildlife encounters.

From the heart of the savannah to our plates, the culinary experience at Ximuwu Lodge is truly extraordinary. Every dish tells a tale of culture, passion, and a commitment to creating unforgettable moments. This isn't just a meal; it's a celebration of the journey, the adventure, and the memories we'll carry with us.

Come join us in relishing the essence of the safari life, where every bite is a part of the story we'll be reminiscing about for years to come.
  • mmerse Yourself in Nature's Symphony at Ximuwu Lodge! 🎶

Escape the ordinary and elevate your safari experience with our exclusive Sound Safaris! Sometimes, it's not just about what you see in the bush, but what you can HEAR. 

Unlock a whole new dimension of the wild as you listen through directional microphones and amplifiers, connecting with the heartbeat of nature. Our Sound Safaris are a truly (ear) opening adventure that will leave you in awe.

Join us for an unforgettable journey where the whispers of the wind, the rustle of leaves, and the calls of wildlife become the soundtrack of your safari. Dare to experience the bush in a way you've never felt before!

Ready to tune in to the rhythm of the wild? Book your Sound Safari now and let the symphony of nature surround you! 🔗 #XimuwuLodge #SoundSafari #NatureSymphony #UniqueExperience #safariadventure
  • Dive into the wild with Ximuwu Lodge! 🌿 Did you know that a group of Zebra is called a Dazzle? Our exclusive luxury safari experience is designed to leave you in awe, just like the mesmerizing sight of Zebras against the African bush. Capture unforgettable moments and let the magic of the wild Dazzle you. 

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  • Guests this week were treated to a majestic sight as a lioness strolled right past our lodge. Our location offers unparalleled vantage points, ensuring you won't miss any captivating moments in the heart of the bush. Capture the wild magic at Ximuwu Lodge! #SafariAdventures #WildlifeEncounters #XimuwuMagic
  • Embark on a culinary journey with us at Ximuwu Lodge, where every meal is a symphony of flavours, awakening your senses to the essence of Africa. Our chefs craft each dish with a deep understanding of the land, capturing the aromas of the bush and the vibrant hues of changing seasons. Join us in savoring the true taste of Africa, where food is not just a meal, but a sensory celebration. 🍽️🌿 #XimuwuLodge #AfricanCuisine #SensoryExperience #NatureInspiredDining