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Accommodation Options -  Kruger Park  Region

 

 
 
Shikwari Game Reserve    ****

Panoramic Route  /  Kruger

Hoedspruit

Gecko Lodge : B/b | Restaurant  ***

Short Drive to Kruger Park

Hazyview
Hotel Numbi : B/b | Restaurant   ***

Short Drive to Kruger Park

Hazyview
Bundu Lodge : B/b | Restaurant   ***

Short Drive to Kruger / Airport

Nelspruit
Little Pilgrims Boutique Hotel     ****

The start of The Panoramic Route

Pilgrims Rest
Rissington Inn : B/b | Restaurant   ****

Short Drive to Kruger Park

Hazyview
Tzaneen Country Lodge & Spa    ****

84 km from Kruger Park

Tzaneen
Hamilton Parks  ***

Close to Hazyview and Kruger Park

Hazyview
Woodlands Guest House   ****

20 km from Numbi Gate

Hazyview
 

 
 

 

Shikwari Game Reserve  ****      

     
  Web: www.shikwari.co.za E mail :  enquiries@shikwari.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 73 049 7494  
  Address: R36 Lydenburg/Tunnel Road, Valley Of Olifants - Hoedspruit

 
     
 

Shikwari Game Reserve offers two camps on a private plains game reserve close to Kruger & the Panoramic Route. Relax on the veranda taking in the view and cool off in the shady pool. Enjoy personal friendly relaxed service and great cusine in amazing surroundings. Managed by owners, passionate about offering the best experience.

Shikwari Suites is situated on the private plains game reserve of Shikwari. The camp offers a fully licensed bar & lounge with premium DSTV. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lounge/veranda area. Relax on the shady lodge veranda taking in the view & cool off in the pool with an amazing view. Enjoy relaxed friendly service in amazing surroundings. Free WiFi and a fully licensed bar.

Six luxury thatched suites are tucked into the natural bush; with private bathroom & outdoor shower, sitting area plus a small patio decorated with stylish furniture & choice of beds with percale linen. There is a Hospitality Tray with fresh ground coffee, French press, a choice of quality teas & homemade cookies as well as a mini fridge. The fridge can be stocked on request, charge to guests account. There is also a Turndown service.

Pangolin Rondavels are  budget orientated  and offer 4 traditional thatched rondavels. 2 rondavels with a “Bush Bathroom” - outdoor shower, covered toilet & basin & 2 rondavels share a separate bathroom and outdoor shower suitable for 4 friends or a family with teenagers. All beds offer luxury percale linen & towels are supplied. All rooms have a wardrobe, seating, & hospitality trays. There is a lounge with Premium DSTV WiFi and a pool. Meals are taken at the main lodge. 

Guided Game drives & walks with a FGASA guide available at the lodge and to Kruger Park in an open game vehicle. Our reserve is also close many other exciting day trips such as the Panorama.

Children 5-12yrs sharing with parents at  pay 50% of the Adult sharing rate. Teens 13-18yrs are accommodated at 100% of the adult sharing rate in own room or with one other adult and/or 2 younger siblings. This applies to both camps. Guests at both camps take meals at the Shikwari Suites; meals are included either Half Board or B&B as there are no restaurants in the area..

 
     
 

 

 

Gecko Lodge   ***

  Web www.geckolodge.co.za E mail :  reservations@geckolodge.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 135901020 Fax:      +27 (0) 862931730
  Address: R536 (Hazyview / Sabie Road)  

 
     
 

Gecko Lodge is situated 3 Km from Hazyview in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on a 35ha Farm with Sabie River Frontage. It is the ideal base from which to explore the Kruger National Park (12km from Phabeni Gate) and the Lowveld Panorama Route including Blyde River Canyon (89km), God’s Window (50km) and Pilgrim’s Rest (54km) This owner managed lodge has its emphasis on tranquility, comfort, quality service and good food. Gecko Lodge offers the guest an escape from modern urban living.

With its comfortable rooms, restaurant and coffee shop , Gecko Lodge is suitable for those seeking a romantic getaway; a base for numerous activities from mild to extreme or even for a relaxing family holiday at affordable rates. We offer 23 en-suite Rooms all set in a beautiful garden. Each Room has its own character and each room is individually decorated by the owners Anja and Gideon Barnard with the focus on “Guest Comfort”.

 
     
 

 

 

Hotel Numbi and Garden Suites   ***

     
  Web www.hotelnumbi.co.za E mail :  reservations@hotelnumbi.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 13 737 7301 Fax:      +27 (0) 13 737 7525
  Address: R40 Hazyview, Mpumalanga  

 
     
 

If you want to get close up to some of Africa’s most treasured wildlife, then you don’t need to step very far from the Hotel Numbi. The world-famous Kruger National Park is just moments away. There you’ll be able to see lions, elephants, rhinos, and giraffes all living side by side with us in their natural habitat.

After an exhilarating day on safari, there's no better place for peace and relaxation than the Hotel Numbi and Garden suites. We are a family run business with over fifty years of experience in the hospitality industry.

We offer a range of accommodation which includes our stunning suites set in our lush sub-tropical gardens. Each suite has been thoughtfully furnished and equipped to give the feeling of a home from home. We have three swimming pools for you to enjoy, as well as several award-winning restaurants. And, if the Kruger doesn't satisfy your fix for wildlife, there'll be plenty of time for you to get to know the monkeys who've made the grounds of the hotel their home! We even have our own private airstrip on site for those who wish to arrive by plane.

We’re delighted to be able to offer air and helicopter tours. These offer breath-taking views of the surrounding areas of natural beauty, from God’s window to the Sabie Valley.

 
     
 

 

 

Bundu Lodge   ***

  Web www.bundulodge.co.za E mail :  reservations@bundulodge.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 13 758 1221 Fax:      +27 (0) 13 758 1208
  Address: R40 Highway, White River, Nelspruit

 
     
 

Nestled in the heart of the Lowveld, Bundu Country Lodge offers warm hospitality, comfortable accommodation, exceptional service and value for money. Surrounded by the most stunning scenery, the lodge enjoys an abundance of Bird & Wildlife. Together with the many recreational facilities, Bundu Country Lodge makes for a perfect Holiday.

Our new 48 luxury units have  all amenities, air-conditioning, DSTV, romantic double showers, excellent views and all of this set in beautiful surroundings with breathtaking views.

The Bundu Grill is our a la carte restaurant and bar with superb cuisine, set in an "Out of Africa" atmosphere, with a magnificent view of the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range from the spacious "sun downer"  The Kruger National Park is a short drive away and day safaris are available on request.

 
     
 

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Little Pilgrims Boutique Hotel     ****

     
  Web:  www.littlepilgrims.co.za Tel:   +27 (0) 13 737 3163
  E mail : reservations@littlepilgrims.co.za Fax:  +27 (0) 86 743 1819
  Address: R40 Main Road Hazyview, Mpumalanga  

 
     
 

Our stunning suites are all set in pastel shaded lodges. These are themed to evoke memories of a bygone era and look out on to our lush sub-tropical gardens. There, you’ll find our bandstand style bar and swimming pool surrounded by sun-loungers for you to relax on. 

The interiors of our suites are beautifully appointed with state-of- the-art bathrooms. We’ve carefully selected the most comfortable king-sized beds, top quality bed linen and the finest furnishings. All our rooms are equipped with ‘no noise’ fridges, air-con, wifi & satellite TV. 

Each suite has its very own private outdoor sitting area: the perfect place to relax with a glass of wine or a cold beer after a hard day of sightseeing. As well as our double suites, we are able to offer a Family suite and an Executive suite for extra space and comfort.

Pamper yourself at our Spa and treatment centre. Our resident beauty technicians offer a wide range of massages, pedicures and facials. Our goal at Little Pilgrims is to make you feel extra special.

We offer a full concierge-style service from the moment you book. Our highly trained and friendly team will be happy to arrange anything for you, from a helicopter trip to an elephant ride.

 
     
 

 

 

 Rissington Inn    **** 

  Web www.rissington.co.za E mail :  info@rissington.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 13 737 7700 Fax:      +27 (0) 86 246 1370
  Address: Main Road R40, Hazyview  

 
     
 

Rissington Inn is a relaxed haven of fine food, friendly cheerful service and comfortable accommodation. Tucked away just outside Hazyview in Mpumalanga lies Rissington Inn, a thatched homestead with  views over the Sabie River Valley. The surrounding indigenous bush, with its spectacular birds and brightly flowering trees, lends a special African feel.

Sixteen individual rooms and suites are surrounded by 10 acres of extensive colourful gardens and offer comfortable, spacious and airy accommodation. All rooms have their own entrances and verandahs. Each has a private bathroom and the wonderful garden suites and hillside suites also offer outside showers.

So it's sundowners in the bar, a delicious dinner in the restaurant, coffee and a nightcap, before retiring to your comfortable room with the night sounds of Africa to lull you into a peaceful sleep.

 
     
 

 

 

Tzaneen Country Lodge & Spa   **** 

  Web www.tznlodge.co.za E mail :  reservations@tznlodge.co.za
  Tel:   +27 (0) 15 304 3290 Fax:      +27 (0) 15 304 3295
  Address: R71, Tzaneen  

 
     
 

The Tzaneen Country Lodge is 84 km from the Phalaborwa Gate of the Kruger National Park. We are centrally located to explore the beauty and magic of Limpopo, Modjadji's Kingdom of the Rain Queen.

We offer genuine hospitality with stylish rooms and relaxing pools in perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside. Our beautiful landscaped gardens with indigenous forest and dams on the property make for peaceful and happy holidays.

The privately owned Tzaneen Country Lodge offers warm hospitality and Limpopo charm with a wealth of beauty and allure. It's all there for the taking in an area where history, geography and culture add character in a tantalizing mix. The tastefully decorated Tzaneen Country Lodge offers world-class hospitality, discreet security and outstanding service. Exclusive and private, the lodge is nestled on 150 hectares of farmland and indigenous forest.

 
     
 

 

 

Hamilton Parks   ***

     
  Web www.hamiltonparks.com E mail:  space@hamiltonparks.com
  Tel:   +27 (0) 82 723 37 22 Cell:      +27 (0) 74 252 70 37
  Address: R40 to Kruger National Park from Nelspruit to Hazyview

 
     
 

Hamilton Parks Country Lodge is a comfortable 14-bedroom country hotel, set in a magnificent 250 hectare estate, consisting of pristine indigenous bush near Hazyview in the Mpumalanga Lowveld. Comfortable rooms, friendly staff and excellent food combine to make Hamilton Parks the perfect stopover.

Only 25 minutes from the Kruger National Park, the lodge offers easy access to game reserves and the scenic wonders of the Blyde River Canyon and the Great Escarpment.

The gracious thatched homestead is set in magnificent gardens and offers outstanding bird watching and sightings of various animal species such as monkeys, bushpig, porcupine, bushbuck, grey duiker and the very rare red duiker.

The lodge is fully licensed and the cosy bar is the perfect place to end the day, as the sun sets behind the hills.

 
     
 

 

 

 

Woodlands Guest House   ****

     
  Web www.woodlandsgh.co.za Address: 648 Blue Jay Avenue, Hazyview
  Tel:   +27 (0) 63 065 6930 E Mail:  reservations@woodlandsgh.co.za

 
     
 

We’ve aimed to make our family owned, seven bedroomed guest house your very own home-from-home. Located in a quiet residential area, Woodlands is a large and spacious property set in landscaped, sub-tropical gardens. Enjoy a private swimming pool & wifi. 

The themed bedrooms are beautifully appointed with comfy beds, and stylish, contemporary en-suite bathrooms. They’re all fully air-conditioned. There are free toiletries, a well-stocked fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and satellite TV available in each room.

We offer family suites which have a lounge area and direct access onto the patio and garden. Most of the suites also have their own private seating area with garden views. All are beautifully furnished with antique pieces handed down over the years. This creates a wonderful mix with the ultra-modern decor.

Sumptuous Breakfasts are served on the large outdoor terrace or in our Africa-themed dining room. We are on  hand to offer you tips and advice on what to do and see.  

The gardens are a great place to unwind at the end of the day with a cold beer or glass of wine. We will be glad to help you choose a restaurant for dinner.

 
     
 

 

 

Other Options in the area:

 

 
Blyde Canyon Resort                                           
Location:  Graskop

Enquiries/Reservations

Blyde Canyon, the third largest canyon in the world. This three and four star Resort is located a mere  50 kilometers from Graskop. It is the ideal base for hiking trails and scenic trips by car to well-known Mpumalanga locations, including Pilgrim’s Rest. Guests overlook the magnificent Three Rondavels whilst enjoying breakfast or a sundowner on the Restaurant’s deck or enjoy a delicious buffet dinner in front of a fireplace on a cold winter's evening in the Kadisi Restaurant.

Accommodation comprises of a guest house overlooking the gorge and , 2 to 5-sleeper rustic stone chalets all fully equiped for self catering. Be sure to make a day trip out onto the Panorama Route and enjoy the natural splendour of Blyde Canyon.

 

Phalaborwa Safari Park                                          
Location:  Phalaborwa Kruger Gate

Enquiries/Reservations

Phalaborwa Safari Park is located at the gate of the Kruger National Park, known as the Phalaborwa Kruger Gate and is a perfect stop-over for visitors who that want to make the most of their time in the Kruger National Park. The Safari Park consists of ten (4 sleeper) air-conditioned tented chalets, with en-suite bathrooms, private outdoor showers, a self catering kitchen, lounge area, barbecue area and a wooden deck.

Explore the stunning landscape, slip into the rock pool or relax around a traditional braai under the star-studded expanse of an African night sky. Enjoy a game drive in the Kruger National Park  visit the nearby elephant museum, cheetah project or reptile park. Phalaborwa Safari Park boasts with one of the most beautiful caravan and camping areas in Limpopo. 

Sefapane Lodges & Safaris        

Location:  Phalaborwa (Limpopo Province)

Enquiries/Reservations

Comprising 31 Rondavels and 20 Safari Houses, Sefapane Lodge offers the ideal spot from which to explore the Kruger National Park and the surrounding regions. Located within 1km of the Park gate  we offer our guests breathing space in the heart of nature. The sprawling, established bush gardens encompass four rustic dams and play host to a variety of spectacular indigenous flora and birdlife.  

The main lodge offers a pool, A la Carte Restaurant, bar and children's pool and jungle gym. Sefapane further offers exciting activities including wildlife encounters, cultural discoveries, the rich heritage of Africa and adventure activities for those seeking excitement. The luxury Safari Homes are situated on the Sefapane Estate and offer privacy & comfort.  Each house  2 bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, guest bathroom, a loft with 3rd bedroom & a large wooden deck.

 

Mount Sheba Resort                                       
Location:  Pilgrims Resttween

Enquiries/Reservations

Mount Sheba, is  situated in the rain forest near the famous town of Pilgrim's Rest in Mpumalanga. Well appointed rooms, gourmet meals and log fires give a magical feel to Mount Sheba. Walks in the forest are magical, with the rare Samango monkey and rare bird calls around you.

With private patios and panoramic views, the beauty of the surroundings can be enjoyed from the comfort of your room.  Excellent service supports the superb four star cuisine, turning any event into a fairy tale experience. Activities available on the property are trout fishing, a game of tennis, sauna or a walk on the wild side. The day finally ends with a touch of elegance in the "Owl and Trout" bar and gourmet dinner served with fine wine complimented by meticulous service and hospitality in the dining room, promising an unforgettable experience.

 

Badplaas           
Location:  R38 between Carolina & Barberton

Enquiries/Reservations

Award winning Badplaas,  has a superb Hydro Spa set in a game reserve in warm Mpumalanga. The Resort has 48 hotel rooms but is primarily self-catering with 161 log cabins, chalets, rondavels and guest houses. A wide range of leisure activities is available. Forever Resorts Badplaas famed for its mineral springs and surrounded by the Emanzana Private Nature Reserve.

The resort offers a modern Hydro with internationally recognised treatments while the game reserve is habitat to White Rhino and a variety of Antelope. An extensive range of leisure activities available as well. Badplaas has become legendary for family leisure breaks and is a firm favourite amongst conference delegates. enjoy a delicious barbeque  or pop into the exciting bikini bar.

 

Pine Lake Inn Hotel                                           
Location:  White River, Mpumalanga

Enquiries/Reservations

The Pine Lake Inn Hotel is nestled among the splendours of the Mpumpalanga woodlands and overlooks a vast lake on a golf course estate which  imparts a feeling of understated relaxation. With 128 luxurious, en-suite rooms, this home-away-from-home  Hotel has an intimate atmosphere, lending a feeling of understated elegance and comfort which complements the breathtaking scenic beauty of the environs perfectly.

The hotel is situated in a low risk malaria area, just 35km from the  Kruger National Park and  fascinating sights such as the Sudwala Caves, Sabie Falls, the old preserved mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest and the inspiring Panorama Route. There is also a variety of water sports, a floodlit tennis court, swimming pool, bowling green, hiking and scenic walks close by.

 

Swadini Resort                                  
Location:  Blyde River Canyon near Hoedspruit.

Enquiries/Reservations

Swadini is surrounded by the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve and nestled amongst the Drakensberg peaks on the banks of the Blyde River. The  dam boasts one of the world’s largest active “Tufa” waterfalls and a 75 kilometer drive will take you to the Open gate of the Kruger National Park.

Guests have a choice of 78 self catering chalets, which can accommodate 4, 5, 6 people.  Hot and cold swimming pools, tennis courts, a children's play area, hiking trails and a host of other activities will ensure a fun-filled and relaxed stay. The restaurant offers a variety of delicious meals. Explore the wonders of nature amongst the indigenous trees and enjoy game viewing in the Kruger National Park. Do your visit justice by driving along the Panorama Route exploring the Blyde River Canyon and visiting the Bourke's Luck Potholes, The Pinnacle, Mac Mac Falls and God's Window.

 

White River Hotel           
Location:  White River

Enquiries/Reservations

White River Hotel beckons  guests keen to explore the magical beauty of the Lowveld. The serene town of White River serves as a gateway to the Kruger National Park and the awe-inspiring Blyde River Canyon, the spectacular vista of God’s Window, the cascading Mac Mac and Berlin Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Sudwala Caves, Three Rondavels and the many other natural wonders of the kaleidoscope that is Mpumalanga.

White River Hotel offers elegant 3-star air-conditioned twin and double en-suite rooms with selected satellite TV channels coupled with warm hospitality and service with a smile. Indulge in a romantic candlelit dinner or enjoy delicious cuisine in the restaurant set in the lush garden overlooking the pool.

 

 
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