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Cheetah plains rates

Our rates vary depending on the season and number of people included in your stay. Book directly or enquire below to start planning your exclusive safari escape.

Villa Rates 2024/25View our rates belowMAPOGO villa MVULA & KARULA VILLAS
Villa Rate (1 - 8 pax)Base Rate(Up to 6 pax)Per additional Adult(max 8 pax)Per additional Child(under 12 years)
Off-Peak Season1 March - 31 May 2024
1 September - 9 December 2024
11 January - 28 February 2025
ZAR 350 000ZAR 245 000ZAR 25 000ZAR 12 500
Peak Season1 June - 31 August 2024ZAR 395 000ZAR 265 000ZAR 30 000ZAR 15 000
festive Season10 December 2024 - 10 January 2025ZAR 450 000ZAR 290 000ZAR 35 000ZAR 17 500

*All bookings are subject to minimum 3 night stay and quoted in South African Rands (ZAR)
*Check in – 14h00, Check out – 11h00


Included in your stay

  • Value added tax at 15%
  • Accommodation in an exclusive-use villa with four adjoining private guest suites
  • A full selection of South African fine wines, beers and spirits
  • All meals daily for the duration of your stay
  • Twice-daily game drives in your private game viewing vehicle, up to 8 guests, expertly led by our field guide and tracker team
  • Guided bush walks
  • Select wellness treatments by your dedicated in-suite spa therapist
  • Use of the on-site gym
  • Outdoor dining experiences
  • Laundry service, excluding dry cleaning
  • Wireless internet service
  • Child minding service
  • Use of a Nikon D500 series camera and lenses
  • Transfers between Arathusa Airstrip and Cheetah Plains are included when flying with FedAir or Private Charter
  • Cheetah Plains offers one interconnecting suite for families wishing to share
  • Children of all ages are welcome, subject to the number of people travelling together
  • The base rate is payable for the first 6 (six) guests in Karula and Mvula and for 8 (eight) guests in Mapogo, irrespective of age
  • Children are welcome on game drives of age appropriate duration, at the discretion of the field guide
  • Infant/Toddler rates include child minding services during game drive times
  • Daily scheduled flights are available on Federal Air from Johannesburg to Arathusa Airstrip
  • Daily scheduled flights are available on Airlink from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Skukuza and Hoedspruit
  • Charter flights can be arranged by Cheetah Plains directly to Arathusa Airstrip from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Skukuza and Hoedspruit and other lodges
  • Arathusa Airstrip: 20 minute drive within the reserve to the lodge
  • Luggage limitations on charter flights: Soft duffel bag or soft case (20kg limit) only, no hard suitcases
  • Private airplanes can travel directly to Arathusa Airstrip, by arrangement and are subject to terms and conditions.
  • Please note that Arathusa Airstrip is only open for landing and take-off from 10h30 to 15h00 daily. Airstrip-passenger taxes apply to passengers on all flights
  • On-site helipad available
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private villas

Our exclusive safari hideaway provides the perfect private retreat for you and your family.



Positioned in the North-East corner of the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve, our particular location is revered for its prime game viewing.