It is an easy three hour drive from Johannesburg. Air charters and road transfers are available to the Welgevonden Private Reserve. Diverse wildlife, including the Big Five and over 300 species of birds can be seen on the reserve.
Game viewing is in open vehicles or on walking safaris over 37,000 hectares of wooded mountain landscape. A strong conservation ethic makes for an interesting educational experience.
The area enjoys a temperate climate: 23 - 34°C from October to April: 05 - 17°C from May to September, Makweti is an ideal retreat to acclimatize before embarking on the rest of your trip to South Africa, Botswana or Namibia. Makweti offers fine dining and an extensive selection of South African estate wines.