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Best 5 Safari Lodges In Kruger National Park In South Africa

The best 5 Safari Lodges In Kruger National Park are offering you any accommodation of your choice ranging from Luxury, Mid-Range and Budget accommodation.

For nature enthusiasts like you and I, Kruger National Park is a dream come true. Everything about the park is beautiful and authentically wild.  The park can be found in the Northern part of South Africa along Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. Kruger National Park  is an immediate neighbor to Zimbabwe in the South and Mozambique in the Western direction.

It is home to the famous African Big Five, Lots of wildlife species like mammals, reptiles, bird species, insects, plant species and so many other forms of wild life. The landscape is beautiful, the scenery is breath-taking and the vegetation changes according to the seasons.

Just be ready to have the time of your life whenever you decide to visit this amazing park. These are the best 5 safari lodges in Kruger National Park;


Best 5 Luxury Safari Lodges In Kruger National Park

These target clients who are able and willing to spend outrageously on luxurious goods and services offered. Examples include;

1. Savanna Private Game Lodge

This is an awesome hotel known for its spacious rooms, breath-taking sceneries and professionalism. This very nice place offers delicious and hearty meals and it offers guests with game drives to see several wild animals alongside Africa’s famous Big Five (Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard and the Rhino).

They have professional massage parlors and a fully stocked gym for working out.

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2. Royal Malewane

This is an exquisite luxury hotel which offers all its guests with royal treatment which is well deserving. You should expect to be treated like the King or Queen you are.

This will actually ensure that you enjoy your safari in style and utmost pleasure. It has the very best safari spa in South Africa which makes it extra special. There are private butler services at your disposal.

The ratio of workers to guests is over 3 to 1. This simply means that you are in the best hands at all times and that you will get the best services at all times. You are assured of game drives.

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3. Singita Boulders

Singita Boulders is one of the highest ranking 5-star accommodation places which you and your loved ones can enjoy. It offers private suites to maximize your privacy, the view  of your surroundings will make you feel one with nature.

They have great food which is served by a group of friendly members of staff. They offer professional spa treatment and have one of the best winery which you can access any time. The Big Five bunch is a common sight on the outside, you will be able to see them close up.

There is a lot to say about Singita Boulders, just plan a visit with your friends and family, you will definitely enjoy your stay.

SINGITA BOULDERS LODGE - Updated 2022 Reviews (South Africa/Singita Private Game Reserve) Singita Boulders Lodge in Sabi Sands Game Reserve - Kruger National Park South Africa luxury safari


4. Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

This very beautiful lodge has spectacular views of Sabie River and it prioritizes the privacy of all its guests. It has private pools and lounges and has great food.

LION SANDS IVORY LODGE - Prices & Reviews (South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve) Lion Sands Ivory Lodge/South Africa - XO Private


5. Rattray’s on MalaMala

This is an amazing hotel found in MalaMala Game Reserve. It offers you game drives, a breath-taking view of Sand River, heated plunge pools and a personal butler.

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Best 5 Mid-Range Safari Lodges in Kruger National Park

These are for clients who can spend but moderately. Examples include;

1. Kruger Private Lodge

Kruger Safari Lodge will give you ancient vibes, this is because it appears simple but splendid with kitchenettes in each of its rooms. The beautiful lodge is situated 151.5km away from the park. Incase you are planning on traveling with a large family or in a group setting where you do not mind sharing spaces, Kruger Private Lodge is perfect for you.

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2. Kruger Gate Hotel

At Kruger Gate Hotel, be ready to enjoy free delicious meals. This elegant 4-star hotel has spacious rooms which are ideal for sharing. The staff is friendly, they  have a bar which you can access anytime, a spa where you can relax from and a lovely outdoor pool.

Kruger Gate Hotel is 110.2km away from Kruger National Park area, you are more than welcome.

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3. Sleepover Kruger Gate

Sleepover Kruger Gate displays simplicity at its best. It is a humble place with a home-like feeling to it. The small cozy dwellings are situated 109.5km away from the Kruger National Park.


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4. Kruger Riverside Lodge

It is a nice 3-star hotel and  it will give you an unforgettable experience of residing in the wild. Sightings of wild animals like Zebras is common. You will love it. The rooms are spacious, great hygiene and there is an outdoor pool for you to swim in.

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5. Kruger Adventure Lodge

Kruger Adventure Lodge can be found 127.6km from the Kruger National Park. It is a beautiful 3-star hotel with an outdoor pool. They have a lovely staff crew who go about their duties with smiling faces. The food here is exceptionally delicious. The spacious rooms are ideal for you in case you are travelling in groups.

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Best 5 Budget Safari Lodges In Kruger National Park

These are for clients who are on a tight budget and are not willing to spend at all. It is the most affordable of the 3 accommodation types. Examples include;

1. Olifants Rest Camp

Olifants Rest Camp offers its clients with delicious food and exceptional Barbeque services. This humble 2-star hotel is 18.9 kilometers away from Kruger National Park. It has a peaceful surroundings which are perfect for resting and relaxing.

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2. Letaba Rest Camp

This rest camp is located along the river bed, you are assured of fresh air and a cool breeze at all times. It is a and cozy 2-star hotel situated 15.1km from Kruger National Park. You will have fun in the outdoor pool as you take in the beautiful nature of your surroundings.

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3. Balule Satellite Camp

The camp is in Mpumalanga very deep at the core of Kruger National Park. It is small and basic but affordable. There is no electricity but lamps are available. It is a lovely way to forget the  rackas in the city.

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4. Roodewal Bush Lodge

It is 19.2km away from the park and they have beautiful cottages. It is ideal for those that travelled in large numbers. The rooms are simple and cozy.

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5. Kruger Inn Backpackers

It is a simple guest house with an outdoor pool, a communal kitchen and a great staff team. The rooms are for sharing. The surroundings are humble and quiet hence ideal for a resting in.

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My Conclusion about the best 5 safari lodges in Kruger National Park

Due to advanced technology, the best 5 safari lodges in Kruger National Park can all be booked online. Please check the ones of your choice on their social media pages. I kindly remind you to make your bookings at least a month before your tour.

You can also plan your tour with Kubwa Five Safaris in order to have a great time every step of the way.