Leobo Private Reserve is a completely private 20,000 acre estate based in the beautiful Waterberg mountains, home to the award winning ‘Observatory Bush Villa’. Owned by an English family as their private home and only recently available on  a limited commercial basis, the reserve is rented on an exclusive basis only. You don’t share it with any other guests; it’s your playground for the duration of your stay.

There's no timetabled game drives, rigid programs or meals at set times. You can go on game drives whenever you like, day or night – whenever suits you, give you the opportunity to enjoy a life experience that you’ll be talking about for years to come. You don’t need to be mad or crazy or an adrenalin junkie. Just an individual, a couple, or a bunch of friends who truly believe in enjoying themselves.


3 hours drive north of Johannesburg, surrounded by the diverse Waterberg region and overlooking the Palala Valley, the 8,000 hectare (20,000 acre) reserve is encompassed by rugged rocks, mountainous areas, bushveld savannah, rivers, gorges and an abundance of wildlife.


The most stunning safari house in Africa not only from an architectural and style perspective but also as a fantastic home for families and small groups. The Observatory Private Vailla, designed by award-winning architects Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens, is a masterpiece, ideal for couples or for families.State-of-the-art, with breath-taking views and the ultimate in luxury is serviced by a butler, maid and chef, heated infinity pool and a jacuzzi on the roof. 

The house sleeps 6 adults and 3 children in 3 double rooms and a children’s triple bunk room, a space to eat both inside and outside as well as a spectacular sunken fire pit. All the bedrooms have fireplaces and there are endless places inside and outside the house to relax and soak up the atmosphere. The sheer size of the rooms and incredible feeling of space you get will take your breath away. There is also satellite WIFI access, sophisticated inside and outside sound system as well as a cosy mezzanine level with TV ideal for children.

The lodge has a classic African style with stunning views over the Palala valley, comprising 8 chalets which sleep a total of 18 people comfortably.It is fully staffed, complete with multiple lounge areas, bar, snooker table, wi-fi, boma, sunken fire pit and a stunning heated swimming pool built into the side of the mountain which is fantastic for children. It is rented exclusively so is perfect for families or a group of friends and also can be rented along with the Observatory as an overflow for additional guests or staff.


Complete privacy and exclusivity is what Leobo Private Reserve is all about. Besides game drive, the Big 5 Game Drive at Entabeni also carry you to helicopter trips,tandem skydive from helicopter, solo Skydive from helicopter, Spa Treatments,elephant riding safari, rock Climbing, snake Lecture with live snakes,starlight safari with Phil Calcot,  $1m Golf Hole at Entabeni (5mins by helicopter or 1hr drive) and Scorpion & Spider professional guide. 


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