Safari from Rustenburg

Mziki Safari Lodge is a hidden gem for wildlife enthusiasts. It is a private game reserve near Rustenburg that lies in the bush away from the bustling cityscape, creating a close and convenient getaway for you to get some fresh air and a safari adventure.

Safari from Rustenburg – Why Choose Mziki Safari Lodge

Unlike most safari destinations, Mziki Safari Lodge is located just outside Rustenburg, a short drive that eliminates wasted travel time and fatigue on the road. You can get to Mziki with ease by either booking our private transportation to pick you up and bring you to the lodge or using a private vehicle to drive to us.

At Mziki Safari Lodge, you’re more than just a customer. Our friendly staff, led by Manuela and her son Philip, prides itself on providing inclusive and personalized services to all our visitors. Our expert guides always ensure your safari experience exceeds your expectations.

We practice responsible tourism and are deeply commited to operating an environmentally sustainable safari lodge. We’ve implemented an advanced energy control system and waste management recycling initiatives to ensure a positive impact on the people, environment, and animals that call Mziki home.

We are also proud to be a family friendly destination with children of all ages welcome to join the safaris. We also offer Mini & Junior Ranger Course’s that provides a fun and educational experience for kids aged six and above.

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We have various accommodation options, making us the perfect safari lodge close to Rustenberg:

  • Garden Chalets: Our Garden Chalets provide a spacious and comfortable environment, especially for families with one young child. Each chalet features a bedroom with a king-size bed and a separate bathroom with a large walk-in shower.
  • Rondavels: Our rondavels provide a romantic escape for couples or honeymooners. These thatched-roof accommodations feature a unique semi-open bathroom design, creating a sense of connection with the surrounding nature.
  • New 2-Bedroom Family Suites: These recently built havens are ideal for families or groups of four, offering ample space and luxurious comfort. Each suite features two bedrooms – one with a king-size bed and another with twin beds – ensuring privacy and relaxation for everyone. Both bedrooms boast separate entrances from the private deck, allowing easy access and creating a sense of independence.

Mziki Private Game Reserve

Mziki Private Game Reserve includes a vast wildlife ecosystem with a thriving population of animals, including four of the Big Five: Buffalos, elephants, leopards, and rhinos (lions being the exception). Exciting and amazing news is that cheetah has been re-introduced on to the game reserve in March 2024. Our malaria-free reserve is home to over 50 mammal species and impressive collections of bird species. With activities to keep you occupied for days, Mziki Private Game Reserve has everything you could want:
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Bush Walks

You can visit Mziki Safari Lodge and enjoy guided bush walks for a more immersive wildlife experience. Our experienced rangers will take you around, share their knowledge about wildlife habitats, highlight animal tracks, and lead you through areas inaccessible to vehicles.


For birdwatchers, a guided bush walk is a dream come true. Mziki is the best place to make this possible. With over 372 recorded bird species in the reserve, the dense vegetation provides the perfect habitat for a diverse range of avian life. Our guides help you identify different species and share fascinating facts about their behaviour and habitat.

Mini & Junior Ranger Course

At Mziki we understand the importance of fostering a love for nature in younger generations. We provide an exciting Mini & Junior Ranger Course for children aged six and above. This gives the kids a fun and educational experience that keeps them engaged as they create lasting memories.

The Mini & Junior Ranger Course incorporates interactive activities, games, and hands-on experiences to make learning about the African bush enjoyable for children.

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Directions to Mziki from Rustenburg

Here’s a simplified breakdown of the directions for you:

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Contact us now to start planning your dream Rustenburg safari. We are happy to answer your questions, create a personalized itinerary tailored to your interests, and give you a memorable Rustenburg safari experience.

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We're Temporarily Closed For Renovations

Mziki Lodge is temporarily closed for some exciting renovations. You can still browse our website and enquire as normal. The lodge will be opening again on the 8th July 2024.