At Makumu a mother never has to be without her young. Many luxury lodges have age restrictions regarding their guests, not allowing children under a certain age to accompany the rest of their family on the trip.
At Makumu guests of all ages are welcome when booking Private use of the entire lodge. We want you to experience the magic of Makumu as a family.
The elusive Bushman with their minimalist life bring a calmness and reverence for the abundance their gods provide: eggs for water storage, leather clothing and animals for food. The gods provide antelope spoor to track the herd and in thanks for this, their energetic hunt is captured by the slains blood on the rock face.
The colourful and creative Ndebele tribe bring a richness with vibrant lifegiving colours in geometric patterns reflecting happy expectations. The ancestors are solicitous and jealous and must be revered and placated. The gods will smile on the rich colours, copper rings, geometric patterns and warmth surrounding them.
The proud energetic Zulu tribe draw power from their ancestral spirits and give thanks for their blessings. They celebrate life with exuberance offering beer in fired clay pots. Attired in leather and richly beaded regalia, they sing and dance while protected by ancestral warrior spears and shields poised to defend their people.