With garden views, Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge is located in Muldersdrift and has a restaurant, a shared lounge, bar, garden, year-round outdoor pool and playground. Complimentary WiFi is available.

There's a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.

Guests at the resort village can enjoy a buffet or a Full English/Irish breakfast.

Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge has a sun terrace.

A bicycle rental service is available at the accommodation, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby.

Cradle of Humankind is 10 miles from Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge, while Honeydew Mazes is 8 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Lanseria International Airport, 7 miles from the resort village.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 17, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site


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Managed by Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge

Company review score: 8.5Based on 270 reviews from 1 property
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Company info

Nestled below the Swartkop Mountain range and Lake Heritage, lies Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge, one of Gauteng’s best kept tourist attractions. Cradle Moon Lakeside Game lodge is situated only thirty minutes from Johannesburg and Pretoria, the Lodge is set in tranquil indigenous African Bushveld that offers local and international guests a unique African experience. The giraffe, zebra and springbok that roam the grounds freely add to the African feel of Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge Guest accommodation consists of 50 2 bedroom thatched bungalows. Each Bungalow has a tea and coffee station. The en suite bathroom offers both bath and shower facilities. Heaters in the bathroom and bedroom help to keep the cold at bay. Each bungalow has a veranda on which guests can enjoy their sundowners while watching a glorious African sunset. We do not have TV’s in our Bungalows, but you are welcome to join us in our TV Lounge. At the main lodge guests are able to enjoy delicious meal either on the patio or poolside under thatched umbrellas. Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge also has a fully licensed African themed bar.

Property info

Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge and other portions of land surrounding Lake Heritage has formed part of a conservancy development called the Cradle Moon Conservancy. This exciting project is the dropping of fences between properties and the introduction of various wild animals. As is necessary in all Nature Conservancies, a nominal conservancy fee of R 30.00 is required per person at all participating establishments. OUR RATES ARE PER PERSON PER NIGHT BED & BREAKFAST SINGLE - R 1195.00 p/p B&B PER NIGHT SHARING - R 945.00 P/P B&B PER NIGHT CHILDREN 5-12 YEARS R 472.50 P/P B&B PER NIGHT Confirmation & Cancellation Policy • Your booking is only confirmed once a deposit has been received. • THE deposit will be deducted from your credit card with in 48 hours of booking. • The deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE: Should a booking be cancelled before arrival this deposit will not be refunded. • Should the stay be shortened for whatever reason or Guests do not arrive- No Refunds will be done. 100% cancellation fee applies. • Full payment is required upon arrival.

Neighborhood info

Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge offers various activities such as Hot Air Ballooning, Nature Walks, Game Drives and a Boat Cruise on Lake Heritage For the active guests there are cycle routes and swimming in the lake or bring your canoe. Fly fishing (only) is also available. Please book activities in advance

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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Cradle of Humankind Private Nature Reserve
    3 miles
  • Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park
    5 miles
  • Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve
    5.1 miles
  • Cradle of Humankind
    5.3 miles
  • Eagle Canyon Country Club
    5.8 miles
  • Honeydew Mazes
    6.9 miles
  • Jura Corner Shopping Centre
    7.2 miles
  • Roodepoort Athletic Stadium
    7.6 miles
  • John Nash Nature Reserve
    7.6 miles
  • Diepsloot Nature Reserve
    8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Cradle Stone Mall
    12.4 miles
  • Restaurant Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Roodepoort Country Club
    8.3 miles
  • Montecasino
    10.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lake Heritage
    0.6 miles
  • River Crocodile River
    0.6 miles
  • Mountain Zwartkop Mountains
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Lanseria International Airport
    4.5 miles
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport
    26 miles
  • Wonderboom Airport
    31.1 miles
How to get to Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge from Lanseria International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Game drives Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

FAQs about Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge

  • Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge is 5 miles from the center of Muldersdrift.

  • Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beach
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Game drives

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge by:

    • Car 1h

  • Yes, Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant