Entabeni Game Reserve

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Entabeni Game Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Entabeni Game Reserve
Map showing the location of Entabeni Game Reserve
Location within Limpopo
Location Limpopo Province, South Africa
Coordinates 24°12′16″S 28°38′24″E / 24.2044°S 28.64°E / -24.2044; 28.64[1]Coordinates: 24°12′16″S 28°38′24″E / 24.2044°S 28.64°E / -24.2044; 28.64[1]
Area 220 km2 (85 sq mi)

The Entabeni Game Reserve, Entabeni means 'place of the mountain', is a 220 km2 (85 sq mi) private reserve situated in the Waterberg in Limpopo Province in northern South Africa. The Entabeni Reserve is popular for safari trips because of the opportunity to see big game and a variety of birds and antelope species, as well as its beautiful scenery, and the fact that it is in a malaria-free zone. The reserve is home to Transvaal lion, African bush elephant, South African giraffe, African leopard, South African cheetah, warthog, African buffalo, hippopotamus and other safari animals in a variety of habitats.

Summer in Entabeni is from November to March with temperatures between 15 and 40 °C (59 and 104 °F). Winter temperatures vary from −5 to 25 °C (23 to 77 °F) (April-October).

The reserve is owned and operated by Legend Lodges.

Also situated on the property is the Entabeni Nature Guide Training school.


  1. ^ "Entabeni Nature Reserve". protectedplanet.net. 

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