High in the northern Drakensberg Mountains is Mafefe’s 4×4 Trails Camp. Accessible only by 4×4, slow, patient driving rewards the driver for the slow trip with magnificent scenery and an unparalleled environment for hiking, mountain biking and enjoying the great outdoors.
Accessible only with high ground clearance, low range 4x4s, Mafefe 4×4 Trails Camp provides prefect overnight accommodation for 4×4 expeditions. For those who love hiking and mountain biking, it is a perfect spot from which to base day-trips in the surrounding mountains.
Note: Special offers are non-commissionable and apply to direct bookings only. For these rates please enquire using the form below.
Accommodation & Dining
Mafefe Cultural Camp has 5 stand-alone thatched rondavels, each with two ¾ beds, chairs and a bedside stand. Ablutions are communal, with flush toilets, shower and basins.
The kitchen, dining and camp-fire facilities are communal, and give adventure travelers an ideal opportunity to get to meet and interact with other like-minded travelers. You will share a gas hob and camp fire for cooking, as well as fridge and freezer for storage of food. The necessary pots, crockery & cutlery are also supplied.
There is no electricity, and paraffin or solar lanterns are provided for light at night. If self-catering, don’t forget to bring firewood.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Self-catering Inclusions: Accommodation with linen & towels, self-catering facilities with gas cooker, fridge & freezer, cooking utensils, crockery & cutlery; a few LED solar lights in rooms and USB-solar charging facilities. Self-catering Exclusions: Meals, activities, gratuities
We do not carry any stock of alcohol, soft drinks or bottled water in the camps, and guests are advised to bring their own. Should this not be suitable, please advise us at the time of booking and we will quote for your specific requirements.
Take the R37 south from Polokwane (towards Lydenberg)
Turn-off from R 37 – S24.25972 E29.79325
Turn right onto gravel – S24.18019 E30.09841
Mafefe village – S24.20263 E30.11073
Turn left – S24.26205 E30.15335
Turn right – S24.26495 E30.15652
Turn right – S24.27932 E30.22207
Left up hill (select low range 4×4) – S24.27857 E30.22428
En-route waypoint – S24.22204 E30.28890
Keep right – S24.22442 E30.29723
1254m – S24.22580 E30.29931
Pioneers house – S24.23145 E30.29472
Turn left – S24.23452 E30.29889
Mafefe camp – S24.22397 E30.31617
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30 days or more before arrival – no charge | 29-15 days before arrival – 50% of total cost | 14-0 days before arrival – 90% of total cost Please take out travel insurance to cover cancellation fees.