The Lodge

About Palanca Lodge

The name “Palanca” is derived from the Portuguese name for the Giant Sable antelope, “Palanca Negra”.

Palanca Negra (Giant Sable antelope) is a large antelope specie native to Angola which is situated on the west coast of Southern Africa. The Antelope is regarded as one of the country’s national treasures.

In African mythology, Palanca Negra symbolize Vivacity, Velocity, Beauty and Visual sharpness.

Situated 20 km outside Thabazimbi in South Africa's Limpopo Province, Palanca is set against the backdrop of the majestic Waterberg Mountain Range. Palanca is perfect for a unique Bushveld getaway, an exclusive hunting experience, as well as corporate conferences.

The tranquil appeal of Palanca is irresistible to those who appreciate exclusivity,  fine fare, luxury, nature, wildlife and hunting.

Only a few hours' drive from Gauteng, this luxurious destination will beckon everyone who has experienced it to return time and again.

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Palanca Lodge, situated in the Limpopo Province in the Northern region of South Africa, is set against the backdrop of the majestic Waterberg Mountain Range.

+27 83 962 1971


About The Lodge

Palanca combines the elements of a distinct breakaway with great hospitality creating a luxurious setting with fine dining options that can be enjoyed in a variety of dining areas or at the Boma around the camp fire for a more rustic atmosphere.