About Us

SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company SOC Limited) is the third largest state-owned forestry company in South Africa, under the department of Public Enterprises (DPE), primarily involved in the forestry industry with operations in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, as well as in the southern half (Manica and Sofala provinces) of Mozambique.

Our Forests. Our Future.

Who We Are

SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company SOC Limited) is the third largest state-owned forestry company in South Africa, under the department of Public Enterprises (DPE), primarily involved in the forestry industry with operations in Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, as well as in the southern half (Manica and Sofala provinces) of Mozambique.

Sustainability: We Care

Consequently, we support about 20 000 lives through job creation, small business support interventions and through other social upliftment programmes such as the construction of schools, clinics, early childhood development centres and many others.

Transformation

Through our operations we employ about 5000 people through direct and indirect employment and by extension, are responsible for about 20 000 lives in communities adjacent our operations.

Lakenvlei Forest Lodge​

The ultimate escape from city life.​

Situated in a declared Natural Heritage Site, Lakenvlei Forest Lodge is synonymous with unsurpassed tranquility and natural beauty. Whatever your interest, Lakenvlei has some unique experiences in nature on offer. Step out for a hike, enjoy the serenity of fly fishing or experience the outdoors horseback riding, and find inner peace watching the local birds in their natural habitat.

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