Enchanting Summer Adventure Special

At H12 Leshiba there is something for everyone.  Wild and wonderful, Leshiba is one of the most diverse reserves in Southern Africa and you’re sure to find something to excite and enchant you.  You’ll be staying in our famous Venda Village Lodge, known for it’s one-of-a-kind art sculptures built into the structure of the buildings. […]

read on

H12 Leshiba Staff news

We now have two rangers Peter and Jack who have taken over from Trymore (who moved to Namibia). They bring their own flavour to their guided walks and game drives and our guests have been delighted at their anecdotes and indigenous knowledge. Try our …. Smoothie RECIPE Blend together the following fruit: Spanspek sweet melon […]

read on

Guests who become family…

She fell in love with Africa and decided to take a sabbatical from her life in Germany and to return for 6 months to help out wherever she could. In December and again in April she spent a few weeks at H12 Leshiba helping out in the Permaculture garden and on the farm. It was […]

read on

Africa’s Finest

H12 Leshiba makes the cut “I am happy to be able to tell you this is not the standard “Dear John” – after a long process, H12 Leshiba has been selected as one of the 55 main finalists to be included in our book ‘Africa’s Finest – The Continent’s Most Responsible, Sustainable Safari Destinations’. “ […]

read on

…the most unique lodge in Africa

Who knew the Soutpansberg mountains peering out as they do over the arid savanna of the Limpopo catchment, was one of the hotspots of biodiversity in South Africa; or that it had more tree species than any other comparable ecosystem in the country, including the famed Kruger Park; or that it was part of the […]

read on

Reception / Gallery is finished

We are very happy to announce that the Venda Village Lodge Reception is finally finished. The brilliant artist, our guest and friend, Jenny Schneider, together with our patient builders, Peter, Edwin and Simon, created the beautiful designs in the floors and completed the project.

read on

First aid course

We believe in being prepared. Situated as remotely as we are means that we do not have immediate access to medical services. We have therefore trained 11 staff members in First Aid.

read on

Vutshilo Mountain School

Leshiba has always endeavoured to support the local community, especially children and we are delighted to have met with Sue Anne Cook from the Vutshilo Mountain School near Sibasa.

read on

Permaculture, a sustainable way of life

Permaculture is a way of life that aims to protect, save and maintain the environment. We are in the process of developing our Permaculture garden, which is the first step in creating a space that will be used for our organic food garden and indigenous nursery. It will also be used for training trainers as part of our ongoing effort to bring sustainable ways of living to our local community.

read on

Drilling for water

Leshiba has some efficient boreholes but we need to locate water where we can put in a solar pump to help supply the new Permaculture garden. Locating water, we learnt, is hit and miss, that is when you finally manage to get someone up the mountain to even start drilling. There are two events on a game farm that can cause a huge amount of stress. The first is game capture and the second is drilling for water!

read on

Update:Through the looking glass…

The new Reception / Shop and Gallery – the construction process through the eye of Jenny’s lens.

read on

Update: planting a tree in our new reception

Peter and the builders ‘planting’ our tree in the middle of the shop. Where there is a will, there is always a way!”

read on

New reception/ gallery/ shop

We are busy building our new reception, shop and gallery at the Venda Village Lodge.

read on