Makgabeng Farm Lodge overlooks the ancient and beautiful Makgabeng Plateau in the heart of the Limpopo bushveld. Our farm lodge is named after the Makgabeng Farm Plateau, which is famous for its ancient rock art paintings. This rock art dates back to the first African ancestors to ever inhabit this part of Africa.
Take a Rock Art Safari in South Africa and Experience History in Motion
We take full advantage of our historical surroundings and offer fascinating rock art safaris in South Africa. People from all walks of life converge on Makgabeng Farm Lodge to partake in these safaris and to discover a piece of living history on their doorstep. We have developed a fascinating program that will take you to the heart of this rock art and expose you to the rich history that South Africa has to offer.
What Do Rock Art Safaris in South Africa Entail?
These safaris are some of the most popular programs available at Makgabeng Farm Lodge. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect from rock art safaris in South Africa.
- Day 1 – We arrive at the farmhouse in the mid-afternoon, where we enjoy supper and a briefing, then head down for an overnight rest
- Day 2 – Take on a 28km drive to New Jerusalem in the morning, and then meet the guide and take a hike to various rock art sites where we explore the rock art in the area. We then head to the overnight camp at the Makgabeng camp site, where we enjoy a bush supper and explore natural light and the amazing starry night sky.
- Day 3 – After breakfast we drive to Glen Alpine Dam on our way to pottery at Ga-Kobe. We overnight camp at the Dam and braai and fish at leisure.
- Day 4 – We depart and make our way back after a memorable rack art safari in South Africa.
More Information on Our Rock Art Safaris in South Africa
Take note that all tour areas are in malaria-free zones. We will be visiting archaeological sites, which mean that strict rules apply. When you book group bookings of ten or more people, your group will qualify for a 10% discount. We operate the tour every first week of each month, so you can plan your rock art safari times accordingly.
When visiting Makgabeng Farm Lodge you can look forward to enjoying the many other local attractions near our lodge. The Mapungubwe National Park is a World Heritage Site. It is the ideal location for any nature lover interested in enjoying the park’s wildlife and bird population. Find serenity while immersing yourself in the exceptional history of this protected site.
Other attractions close by include the Makgabeng Rock Art Sites, Blouberg Camp, Blouberg Nature Reserve and The Gorge, to name a few. Book your rock art safaris in South Africa with Makgabeng Farm Lodge and discover a celebrated part of South Africa’s rich heritage. Contact our reservationist to book your stay and safari soon to avoid disappointment.