River Lodge, Malelane, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga
set on the banks of the Crocodile River with breathtaking views of the
adjoining Kruger National Park, Khandizwe's uncompromised standards of
excellence and fine devotion to detail have earned this exceptional destination
a prestigious 5-Star grading.
the heat of the day the swimming pool occupies centre stage, with guests
sipping refreshing drinks whilst watching enormous crocodiles gently glide
by only metres away ….. Breakfast is served on the patio to the sight and
sounds of the resident hippo family who regularly grunt and frolic to the
amusement of guests.
searching for an intimate and uniquely private safari experience may book
the entire Lodge as one complete unit. This ensures unsurpassed peace,
seclusion and tranquillity. Extended families or a group of friends comprising
4 or more people may request the sole-use of the Lodge, either on a fully-serviced
self-catering basis or with the option of meals.
emphasis on exclusivity, accommodation is limited to only 4 en-suite bedrooms,
each one exuding refinement and supreme comforts such as fully stocked
mini-bars, beverage trays, air-conditioning, overhead fans, hairdryers,
bathrobes, fine linen and beds that sleep oh so well.
4 masterfully appointed bedrooms are complimented by elegant entertainment
and dining areas, and a game viewing deck that provides the ideal vantage
point to observe the regular occurrence of elephant and buffalo feeding
in the reeds in front of the Lodge.
safari excursions enable guests to explore the neighbouring Kruger Park
in search of Africa’s Big 5. These activities are offered by highly qualified
rangers and include full day or half day Open vehicle safari adventures,
bush walks and night drives. A favourite amongst guests is the Sundowner
open vehicle drive, followed by a BBQ Dinner under star-lit skies on the
remote plains of Kruger!
safari activities are undertaken by skilled rangers who are employed either
by the Kruger Park or by highly respected safari companies. Guests are
not obligated to select any Safari activities, but should any of the activities
below be selected guests will be charged accordingly. Alternatively, guests
may select to self-drive into Kruger by entering the nearby Malelane Gate,
the southern gateway to the Kruger Park.