Ezulwini Game Lodges
Ezulwini Game Lodges are situated in the centre of the Greater Kruger National Park, Balule Nature Reserve section, which is approximately 17 kilometres from Hoedspruit making it easily accessible from both Hoedspruit and Phalaborwa airports.

It is approximately 5 hours drive from Johannesburg. We are situated in a very low risk malaria area and have never had a case of malaria at our lodges.

The emphasis at our Lodges is on friendliness and informality. Our rangers are well trained and our lodges have private chefs to ensure your stay is even more memorable. Ezulwini prides itself on being able to offer an exceptional African setting, indigenous fauna and flora as well as unique character and charm, to provide you with an authentic, African experience.

All lodge rooms have new silent climate control air conditioning and heating facilities, mini bars and elegant mosquito nets. Please note that check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00. Please make prior arrangements should you require alternate times.

Billy`s Lodge features ample lounge areas, dining rooms and decks, sumptuous leather armchairs and exquisite Leadwood sculptures. Billy`s Lodge also boasts one of the finest wine cellars in southern Africa, set against the natural rock face and resembling an ancient Bushman cave.

Our brand new ultra luxury suites have their own lounge area, private deck and plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower and super King-Size beds. Tranquility and exclusivity are guaranteed.

Facilities also include a curio shop, swimming pool, thatched lapa, open air reeded boma, formal dining room, bar and entertainment area with small library and a choice of three decks on which to relax, one of which is accessed by our skywalk, which is 10 metres above ground level and winds through the tree tops.

River Lodge is on the river frontage of the famous Olifants River. River Lodge is the premier entertainment lodge comprising an open air lounge, bar and perfect swimming pool, all under a large thatched complex.

Relax on the couches on one of two elevated thatched viewing decks overlooking the river or a game viewing deck set high above a massive dam frequented by elephant.

River Lodge offers 6 standard rooms as well as the Spelati Family Room – sleeping 14 guests in total. The Spelati Suite has a lounge area, an outdoor bathroom and private deck, in addition to a king sized bed.
R3850.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Other
  • Conference facilities
  • Wine Tasting
  • Other
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Curio Shop
  • Internet Access
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Parking (open and off-street)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Tswana / Sotho
  • Other Language
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • DVD and/or VCR


    Standard Luxury Chalets River Lodge (5)
    Luxury, thatched, twin bed chalets, with en-suite bathrooms. Insect-proof window screens Elegant mosquito nets Overhead fans, Airconditioned - Heating/cooling Small Refrigerator Tea and coffee facility Includes Sunrise and Sundowner Game Drive.

    Spelati Family Room (1)
    Luxury Family Room with Kingsize bed and en-suite bathroom, lounge area with sleeper couch. Outside shower Insect-proof window screens, mosquito nets Overhead fans and silent air-conditioners Refrigerator,Tea & coffee facility. Includes game drives.

    Standard Luxury Chalets Billy's Lodge (3)
    Luxury, thatched, twin bed chalets, with en-suite bathrooms. Insect-proof window screens Elegant mosquito nets Overhead fans, New, silent air-conditioners Small Refrigerator Tea and coffee facility Includes Sunrise and Sundowner Game Drive.

    Billy's Lodge Ultra Luxury Suites (4)
    Ultra Luxury Suite, Super King Sized bed, with bathroom en-suite, lounge area with sleeper couch, private deck and plunge pool. Overhead fans Airconditioned - Heating/Cooling Refrigerator Tea/Coffee Facility Includes Sunrise and Sundowner Game Drive.

    Ezulwini Game Lodges Activities:

    After having a wonderful breakfast on the deck you can plan your day. You could go on a game drive, a ranger-guided walk through the bush or just laze by the pool for a while.

    Relax in a cozy lounge with a selection of wildlife books and videos, or cool off in the pool in summer, before heading out for the evening game drive in the Land Rovers.

    The day typically begins with an early morning game drive, in search of Africa's exciting fauna, followed by a sumptuous breakfast on the deck. You can then go on a ranger-guided walk through the bush and learn about game tracks and all of the little creatures.

    Discover how the local people use trees to make toothbrushes and toothpaste, tea and coffee, poultices, etc. Alternatively relax on a cosy leather couch, enjoying the animals at the water, and the ever present bird life in one of the top birding areas in South Africa.

    A wine tasting in our amazing cellar is followed by a Boma barbeque.

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    Health & Climate:

    Rainfall occurs in the summer months, the days are hot and the nights warm, with average daily maximum temperatures of 30ºC/86ºF, (can be as high as 45ºC/113ºF) in the shade.

    Winters are dry, the days are warm and the nights cold, with average daily minimum (night) temperatures of 8ºC/47ºF, (can be as low as 0ºC/32ºF).

    The average daily maximum temperature is 23ºC/73ºF in the winter.

    Other Accommodation near Ezulwini Game Lodges:

    Accommodation options within 8km from Ezulwini Game Lodges include:

    Masodini  Game Lodge

    Masodini Game Lodge

    Masodini Game Lodge - your Big 5 Paradise in Greater Kruger National Park. Here is one of the last unspoilt corners of Africa - vast, unhurried, timeless. A wonderful stay with an abuandance of Game and Bird life.

    Bushriver Lodge

    Bushriver Lodge

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    Bushriver Lodge offers luxury accommodation on the banks of the Olifants river, 25 km from Hoedspruit, 55 km from the Kruger National Park. It is the ideal place from where to explore the Lowveld or just relax on the deck overlooking the Olifants river.

    Sausage Tree Safari Camp

    Sausage Tree Safari Camp

    Set in the Balule Nature Reserve, Sausage Tree Safari Camp promises rich game viewing and spectacular views, as our boundary with Kruger National Park is open and the Northern Drakensberg Mountains form a majestic backdrop.

    Naledi Bushcamp

    Naledi Bushcamp

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    Just four magnificently appointed chalets sleeping only eight people, right in the heart of Big Five country within the borders of the eater Kruger National Park. Without a doubt, Naledi offers you the most personal, intimate experience anywhere.

    Hippo Pools Resort

    Hippo Pools Resort

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    Hippo Pools Resort offers a range of accommodation from luxury riverside houses to smaller rooms at the resort. We have a chapel for weddings, a large hall for conferences and a tarred airstrip for avid aviators!

    From: R900.00
    per unit, Max: 10