Drives at Du Bois Lodge:
Gates Opening to 12h00
12h00 to Gates Closing
Opening to Gates Closing
excursions into Kruger National Park with an experienced Field Guide.
take you on an unforgettable trip into the Park for a full or half day
outing in a microbus or open-safari vehicle. Prices available on
KNP Activities (Conducted by KNP Staff)
hour morning game / bush walk in Kruger accompanied by armed rangers -
a thrilling close-to-nature experience!
Drives (3 hours) in the Kruger National Park can be booked the day before
your intended drive.
the breathtaking beauty of rock formations, picturesque waterfalls, landscapes
and magnificent views of the Blyde River Canyon & Bourke’s Luck Potholes
situated in the Lowveld Escarpment (Mpumalanga Province) & take a walk
back in time in Pilgrims Rest. A full day excursion!
Matsamo Cultural Village - enjoy a guided tour through a Swazi Village
to learn about Swazi cultures & traditions practiced as part of a well
preserved heritage. Ritual Swazi dances & songs are performed
at the beat of African drums. Guests can enjoy something cold from
a well stocked bar. The Village is set in very scenic surroundings.
It has a great Arts & Crafts Centre and its buffet restaurant boasts
Cultural Village is situated on the Jeppes Reef Border Post between SA
& Swaziland (no passport is required).
a Swazi Cultural Village for a tour & performance. Continue after
breakfast to Ngwenya Glass (handmade glass factory). Mantenga Craft
Market boasts pots, garments, leather, silver, curios & artwork.
Gone Rural offers exclusive rural handcraft / weaving. Lunch at a
local restaurant and then continue to Swazi Candles where you can watch
the creation process and meet the artisans. A passport is required!
at a local coffee shop. Visit the Botanical Gardens, Catholic Cathedral,
Iron House, Fort & Train Station. Buy curios at the Woodcraft
Market (only on Saturdays) or vendors along the way. Stop at the
Fresh Produce & Fish Market. Visit the renowned Polana Hotel
and then enjoy lunch at Costa Do Sol (beachfront restaurant). An
Ocean Drive ends a perfect day!
can be obtained either at the border post or Mocambique Consulate/Embassy.
for all the abovementioned apply for a minimum of 4 guests.
no Credit Card Facility.
Caves & Dinosaur Park
the world’s oldest caves! Open daily from 08:30 to 16:30.
the sport-orientated, an impressive 18 hole golf course can be played at
Malelane Country Club situated close to Malelane Entrance Gate to the KNP.
the N12/N4 from Johannesburg/Pretoria – past Witbank, Belfast,
and Machadodorp to Nelspruit. Pass through Nelspruit to Malelane
and then past Hectorspruit. Approximately 12km from Hectorspruit
turn left onto gravel road towards Marloth Park. Enter Marloth Park
after approximately 5km on the gravel road.
in the Reserve, travel about 8 km along the main tar road (Olifants Drive)
past Bush Centre and Marlothi Trading Post until you turn left into Waterpeer
Street. At T-junction right into Raasblaar. At T-junction left
into Seekoei and then first left into Eland. Du Bois Lodge is situated
about 200m into Eland Street on the left.
Crocodile Bridge Entrance Gate (KNP) continue along road towards
Komatipoort (about 3 km) & turn right at the Marloth Park turnoff (gravel
road). Continue along gravel road past Ngwenya Lodge until you reach
a T-junction. Right at T-junction and continue until you reach the
Marloth Park entrance.
in the Reserve, travel along the main tar road (Olifants Drive) (about
4 km) until you turn right into Waterpeert Street. At T-junction
right into Raasblaar. At T-junction left into Seekoei and then first
left into Eland. Du Bois Lodge is situated about 200m into Eland
Street on the left.