Arathusa Safari Lodge is a reasonably affordable game lodge situated in the northern Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park. The lodge has a beautiful setting overlooking a large waterhole where a variety of animals come down to drink, especially during the dry season (from June to October).
Situated in the Klaserie Private Game Reserve, Baobab Ridge is a small, intimate safari lodge overlooking an active waterhole. Klaserie shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park and its neighbours and game viewing is often superb, with a good chance of seeing the famed white lions of Timbavati.
Bateleur Main Camp and its mobile sister camp are both situated in the game-rich Timbavati Private Reserve. All fences between its famous neighbour, Kruger National Park, have been removed so game can freely roam across this vast wilderness area. It’s home to the Big 5, a huge variety of antelope and plains animals, predators, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and over 500 bird species on a 10,000-hectare diverse and scenic traversing area. Unhurried, uncrowded and unscheduled, Baleleur Camps offer a unique safari experience.
Camp Shawu is situated in a private concession area within the famous Kruger National Park, South Africa. Named after a magnificent elephant bull that frequents the area, the camp offers luxury accommodation for only 10 guests, with beautiful views over the Mpanamana Dam. In the dry season, a variety of animals gather at the dam to drink. Camp Shawu shares a vast concession area with Camp Shonga and Shishangeni Lodge, in the south-eastern part of the Kruger Park, which has an abundance of wildlife.
Camp Shonga is a luxury tented camp situated in a private concession within the Kruger National Park, South Africa's greatest game reserve. Camp Shonga is a small and cozy bush retreat, featuring only 5 luxurious, air-conditioned tents with en-suite bathrooms. Spectacular views of the African bushveld and its wildlife can be enjoyed from private viewing decks, as well as during game drives with expert guides.
Chitwa Chitwa is one of the top safari lodges in the northern Sabi Sand Game Reserve, part of the famous Greater Kruger National Park. It overlooks a large watering hole where there is usually some wildlife activity to look at. This recently upgraded, luxury safari lodge accommodates guests in gracious, modern African style suites, most of which have a stunning view overlooking the waterhole.
Closing for renovations: 28 September - 12 November 2018 Leadwood Lodge is the perfect choice when you're looking for something more special, more private, more luxurious. It has only three suites, well spaced apart for privacy and is the ultimate honeymoon or small group, exclusive-use destination. Set on a confluence, it offers terrific views out over the Sand River.
Dulini is an exclusive and intimate private game lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Greater Kruger Park. The area offers some of the most superb game viewing and is renowned for its common sightings of the Big 5. A maximum of 12 guests can be accommodated in six luxurious stone and thatch cottages, each with a view over the seasonal Mabrak River.
Elephant Plains Game Lodge is situated on the banks of the dry Manyeleti river overlooking a permanent waterhole in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park. This affordable 4-star lodge is an excellent safari destination offering prime game viewing and perfect photographic opportunities.
Gomo Gomo is a very reasonably-priced, comfortable game lodge. It traverses about 8000 hectares of the Klaserie Reserve in the greater Kruger National Park and gives you ample opportunity to experience the Big 5, up to 300 species of bird and many other species of game. Comfortable accommodation is offered in one and two-bedroomed, brick and thatch en-suite chalets.
Experience the essence of African wildlife in the pristine and secluded Balule Game Reserve, which shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. Greenfire Game Lodge allows you to enjoy excellent game viewing by vehicle or on foot, accompanied by expert, professional guides with a vast knowledge of the wild animals, birds and bush of Africa.
Hamiltons Tented Camp in the Kruger National Park offers luxury accommodation in six luxurious, fully-equipped safari tents. Styled according to an African safari of the early 20th Century, Hamiltons captures the romance and elegance of a bygone era. The lodge is situated in an excellent game viewing area, within a private concession in the Kruger National Park.
Built in traditional ethnic style, Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge is situated in a 10 000 hectare concession in the world-renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa. The lodge is built on an ancient elephant trail, and offers luxury accommodation in true African style. Guests can view the area's abundant wildlife from open safari vehicles or even from the comfort of their private decks, as the lodge overlooks an active waterhole. Guests have the opportunity to interact with the local Shangaan or Tsonga people.
Imbali Safari Lodge is situated in one of nine private concessions in the famous Kruger National Park, South Africa, and offers guests a fantastic African safari experience. The lodge offers luxurious 5-star accommodation, with private deck and jacuzzi. At Imbali you can enjoy open-vehicle game drives through some of the best wildlife areas in Kruger.
Inyati Private Game Lodge is situated in the western sector of the Sabi Sands Reserve, one of the largest and most prestigious conservancies of Greater Kruger National Park. Its superb river frontage attracts a great diversity of wildlife. Guests are accommodated in 11 en-suite thatched chalets, most of which have spectacular views of the surrounding, unspoilt bush.
Perched comfortably on the banks of a perennial river, Kambaku River Sands is a luxurious but affordable safari destination in Timbavati Private Game Reserve. The camp is unfenced and shares unfenced borders with Kruger National Park, so wildlife - large and small - are free to roam through the camp and the reserve as a whole.
Kambaku Safari Lodge is located in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve which forms part of the the Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa. This rustic yet luxurious lodge accommodates only 16 guests, which allows for an atmosphere of relaxed intimacy. Guests can watch game drinking from the waterhole at the lodge. Open-vehicle game drives afford great game viewing opportunities, and a chance to spot the Big 5 in the unspoilt bush. The lodge offers a choice of family, double or twin suites.
Kings Camp is a luxury lodge situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve in South Africa. The lodge lies on the boundary of the Kruger National Park and is known as one of the top safari destinations in South Africa. Kings Camp offers luxury accommodation, world-class cuisine and various game activities.
Kirkman's Kamp is a colonial-style, 5-star lodge reminiscent of the 1920s era, with its origins as a traditional South African homestead. It is situated in the Sabi Sand Reserve, famous for its excellent Big 5 game viewing. Kirkman's occupies one of the most elevated sites in the Sabi Sands Reserve, ensuring endless views of pristine wilderness and the Sand River, which flows most of the year round. The area is reputed to have the greatest diversification of animal species on the African Continent.
KwaMbili Game Lodge provides is an affordable private lodge offering an authentic safari experience. Situated in the private Thornybush Game Reserve near Hoedspruit, KwaMbili is within the Greater Kruger area. Home to the Big Five as well as an abundance of wildlife and birds, you'll have every chance of good sightings, either on game drives or on foot.
The magnificient award-winning Ivory Lodge is situated in the south-eastern corner of the Sabi Sand Reserve.This luxury lodge overlooks the Kruger National Park and the Sabie River which flows all year round. Ivory Lodge offers stylish, sophisticated accommodation in six private and secluded villas.
Luxurious Narina Lodge, Lion Sands Reserve, has a prime location in the Kruger National Park, with access to both the Sabie and Sand Rivers, which makes for an abundance and diversity of game viewing guaranteed to give you a superb safari experience. Various activities include off-road, open vehicle safaris and guided bush walks.
Lion Sands River lodge is a stylish, comfortable 5-star safari destination. The lodge overlooks the Sabie River and Kruger National Park beyond, and offers some of the best game viewing in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. The lodge has 18 luxury thatched suites, private wooden viewing decks, conference facilities, a health spa and gym.
Just 5 minutes away from Kruger’s Sukuza Airport, Tinga Lodge is located on the banks of the scenic Sabie River, in an area offering an incredible variety and diversity of wildlife. Exclusive and luxurious, Tinga offers you the unique opportunity of off-road safaris to get the best game viewing possible.
Londolozi Pioneer Camp is a secluded haven, set in the shade of 500-year-old ebony trees. The three secluded, luxury suites all have superb river views and are perfect for private getaways and romantic honeymoons. The camp is unashamedly exclusive and luxurious, set in the heart of the game-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
The world-class Londolozi Private Granite Suites offers an extraordinary experience for the exclusive use of six guests. Private Granite Suites can be booked individually or as a private camp for six guests, which makes it ideal for honeymooning couples or small groups seeking complete privacy combined with a luxury safari experience.
Londolozi Tree Camp is the most stylish family run camp in Africa. This romantic camp comprises six sumptuous suites furnished in African safari style, each with its own private oasis - a plunge pool and luxurious sala (outdoor covered contemplation deck). Londolozi Tree Camp is located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park.
Londolozi Varty Camp is one of five camps in the exclusive and very luxurious Londolozi Private Game Reserve, situated in the famous game-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Londolozi Varty Camp offers eight luxurious chalets and two gracious suites, magnificent views over the Sand River and prime game viewing opportunities.
Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge is situated in the Balule Game Reserve, within the Greater Kruger National Park. The lodge is affordable, warm and intimate and offers comfortable accommodation in African-style thatched rondavels and family units. The lodge has beautiful lawns and huge trees, and overlooks the bush and a distant waterhole.
Motswari Lodge is in the Motswari Private Game Reserve, part of the pristine natural habitat that is the Timbavati Game Reserve. The boundaries of the Timbavati are open to the Greater Kruger National Park. Motswari is a traditional, established lodge. Reasonably-priced, this inviting lodge offers spacious accommodation in 15 luxury en-suite bungalows. Visitors can experience up-close game viewing of the Big 5 on daily games drives and bush walks.
Ngala Tented Camp is a luxurious tented safari camp, with just six spacious tents featuring wooden decks. The chic and modern camp fuses effortlessly with the surrounding bush. Ngala is situated inside the Timbavati Game Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park, offering superb game viewing opportunities.
Nkorho Bush lodge is located in the northern Sabi Sand Game Reserve, a conservation area covering more than two million hectares. The reserve shares unfenced borders with the world famous Kruger National Park, as a result the diversity of wildlife to be seen at Nkorho is breathtaking and guests are often treated to sightings of some of the Big 5, even from the lodge itself, which overlooks a waterhole and open plain. Nkorho offers reasonably-priced, comfortable accommodation for 12 guests in 6 en-suite thatched chalets and one honeymoon suite.
Nottens Bush Camp is an affordable, rustic and comfortable Safari Lodge in the southern sector of the Sabi Sand Reserve. The lodge accommodates guests in seven tastefully furbished suites, all en-suite with a private viewing deck which overlooks a large plain and watering hole.
Plains Camp is part of Rhino Walking Safaris in the Kruger National Park. As the name implies, Rhino Walking Safaris specializes in foot safaris and guided bush walks. Often, Plains Camp is combined with Rhino Post Lodge on the same trip, offering the guest a combination of game drives and walking safaris.
Pondoro Game Lodge is a small, owner managed, luxury game lodge situated on the banks of the Olifants River in the 40 000 ha exclusive Balule Game Reserve, a big 5 game reserve which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park. Pondoro offers luxury chalets and suites and is excellent value for money.
Rhino Post is a luxury safari lodge set in the 12 000 ha Mutlumuvi Concession Area within the Kruger National Park. This elegant 8-suite lodge was built using only natural materials such as wood, stone, thatch and canvas. It's the main accommodation base for Rhino Walking Safaris.
Rhino Walking Safaris incorporates the luxurious Rhino Post Lodge and the beautiful tented Plains Camp, offering a unique safari experience within the Kruger National Park, tracking the Big 5 by foot and sleeping out under the stars. Any combination of multi-day walks, game drives and sleep-outs on raised wooden platforms can be arranged (weather permitting).
Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge is a 5-star lodge situated in the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, one of South Africa's prime private safari destinations and also part of the greater Kruger National Park. Bush Lodge overlooks a waterhole and promises a rewarding, luxurious safari experience all year round.
Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge is a unique, luxury 5-star lodge that lies on the banks of the Sabie River within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Chosen by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of The World", Earth Lodge is in one of the oldest and largest proclaimed private reserves, part of the greater Kruger National Park, and known as South Africa's top safari destination, offering outstanding game viewing.
Recently renovated (Feb 2016), Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp is situated on the banks of the Msuthlu River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park. This area is renowned as one of South Africa's top safari destinations with excellent game viewing. Little Bush Camp is an intimate 6-suite camp ideal for small groups, families and friends.
Sabi Sabi Selati Camp is an award-winning safari lodge situated between the Sabie and Sand Rivers and lies within the game migration path from the Kruger National Park. Located on the banks of the Msuthlu riverbed, the lodge offers expansive bush views and rewarding game viewing all year round. Accommodation varies from luxury suites to the romantic honeymoon suite to an exclusive presidential suite.
Senalala is a beautiful, upmarket lodge in the northern Klaserie Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger Park. The guides and management couple are legendary safari enthusiasts and love to share their vast experience and enviable piece of South African bushveld with guests. The lodge offers understated luxury and the focus really is on a relaxed safari experience giving you a deeper understanding of the rich and varied wildlife that make the Klaserie Private Game Reserve their home. Game drives with knowledgeable guides and interactive bush walks, education and conservation are all very much in evidence at Senalala.
Shishangeni Private Game Lodge is situated deep in the heart of the famous Kruger National Park, South Africa - a wildlife reserve that offers some of the greatest game viewing experiences in Africa. Surrounded by the unspoilt beauty of the African bushveld, the lodge provides guests with luxury accommodation, as well as excellent open vehicle game drives with expert guides.
Simbavati is a family-orientated safari lodge, situated in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. The lodge offers a choice of eight luxury safari tents and 3 luxury chalets, all air-conditioned, privately situated with en-suite facilities and ideal for those wanting to experience an authentic but affordable African safari experience. Open vehicle game drives afford guests great game viewing opportunities and a chance to see the Big 5, as well as the illusive white lion in its natural environment.
Tanda Tula Safari Camp offers bygone-era luxury in 12 East African-style tents. Situated in lush riverine surrounds, Tanda Tula overlooks the Nharalumi river bed in the Timbavati Game Reserve, which shares unfenced borders with the famous Kruger National Park. It's a game-rich area famous for the White Lions of the Timbavati.
Umlani Bushcamp provides a rustic bush experience that will give you a unique safari in the Timbavati Private Reserve. It offers simplistic luxury and 'getting away from it all’. The camp operates without electricity, wifi and air conditioning: allowing you to simply soak up the sounds, scents and sights of the surrounding bush.
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.