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Outdoor Pool
In-room safe

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Business Services


Explore the area

Popular LocationMangela Animal Touch Farm13 min drive
Popular LocationTzaneen Convention Centre13 min drive
Popular LocationVervet Monkey Foundation21 min drive
AirportTzaneen (LTA)21 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

About this area


Located in Thapane, Karibu Leisure Resort is in a rural area and on a river. Mangela Animal Touch Farm is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Vervet Monkey Foundation and Modjadji Cycad Reserve.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Mangela Animal Touch Farm - 13 min drive
  • Tzaneen Convention Centre - 13 min drive
  • Vervet Monkey Foundation - 21 min drive
  • Ndzalama Wildlife Reserve - 39 min drive
  • Modjadji Cycad Reserve - 42 min drive

About this property

Karibu Leisure Resort

Riverfront lodge with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this lodge has a conference center and conference space. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance, and wedding services are onsite. All 90 rooms offer TVs with satellite channels and conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers. Safes and phones are also available to guests.
Karibu Leisure Resort offers 90 air-conditioned accommodations with safes. Satellite television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • 1 restaurant

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Phone
  • Safe



Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

Karibu Leisure
Karibu Leisure Resort
Karibu Leisure Resort Tzaneen
Karibu Leisure Tzaneen
Karibu Resort
Karibu Leisure Resort Thapane
Karibu Leisure Thapane
Karibu Leisure Resort Lodge
Karibu Leisure Resort Thapane
Karibu Leisure Resort Lodge Thapane

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Karibu Leisure Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Karibu Leisure Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Karibu Leisure Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much is parking at Karibu Leisure Resort?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in begins at 1 PM.
What time is check-out at Karibu Leisure Resort?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated on a river, this lodge is within 12 mi (20 km) of Mangela Animal Touch Farm, Tzaneen Convention Centre, and Vervet Monkey Foundation. Modjadji Cycad Reserve and Tzaneen Museum are also within 20 mi (32 km).