Kurhula Lodge is situated in Balule, Parsons Nature Reserve (part of the Greater Kruger National Park) and hosts the Big Five - elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhinoceros.
The lodge is particularly valued for its high personal service, excellent cuisine and beautiful surroundings. The best of ‘in the heart of nature’ in combination with western comforts, contributes to a unique experience!
It`s perfect location makes it possible to see all highlights of the area within one and a half hours reach. After a day of sightseeing you can relax at Kurhula Wildlife Lodge.
Don`t you feel like going out for a day with your vehicle? Enjoy a game drive or bush walk through the reserve with a qualified ranger. Read a book on your veranda, or relax on one of our comfortable sunbeds at the pool side. Take your camera and walk along the river watching hippos and elephants wandering by.
A Minimum 2 nights stay required.
Kurhula Lodge has four double rooms and from the veranda you have an exquisite view of the Olifants river. All rooms have comfortable beds (extra length), air conditioning, a mosquito net, wardrobe, safe, hairdryer and coffee and tea facility. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower, toilet and a double basin.
All accommodation is on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis (DBB), serving a sumptuous breakfast on the veranda of the main lodge. At night we serve an African three course meal with an European touch.
Should you have any special dietary requirements please notify us beforehand and we will make sure that all requests are met. Lunch is available on request.
Minimum stay is 2 nights!
Kurhula Lodge Activities:
* Khamai Reptile Park
* Walking Safari
* Bird watching
* Elephant back safari
* Safari Game drives
* The Cheetah Breeding Project
* Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation
* Cultural village tour |photographic safari
Kurhula Lodge Map:
Health & Climate:
Kurhula Lodge is in a low risk malaria area, but it is advised to use malaria anti-prophylactics. Kurhula advises the use of long trousers in the evening and insect repellent.
Tick bite fever is also prevalent in our area, usually contracted by being bitten by a tick. Ticks are found in long grass and usually climb up your leg. That is why we advise the use of long lightweight trousers on any walking hikes.
Scorpion stings are quite painful but only in few recorded cases involving children and elderly people their sting proofed to be fatal. An effective way to treat it is to apply kitchen salt on the wound and an ice bag against the pain.
Kurhula Lodge is situated in the sub tropical part of South Africa. The seasons are opposite of the northern hemisphere, meaning that Christmas in South Africa is hot and not cold as in Europe and temperatures may be above 35 degrees.
The best travel seasons are autumn (March - May) and spring (September - November). During the summer (November - March) it is hot!
Temperatures may reach 40 degrees. Showers in the late afternoon can give refreshment. Therefore a raincoat might be handy to bring along. In this time of the year the vegetation is green and there is a lot of newborn game.
The winter (June - September) is cool and dry, which has the advantage that there are hardly leaves on any tree. Therefore it is a great time to spot game. At night it can be cold with temperatures dropping to 5 degrees in the evening. We do advise you to bring at least a thick jumper or a coat.
Kurhula Lodge Guest Review
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 1
Absolutely relaxing and the owners get 5 stars for hospitality.
Rating: Reviewed by Bianca Permuy over a year ago
Other Accommodation near Kurhula Lodge:
Accommodation options within 8km from Kurhula Lodge include:
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.
Maninghi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Olifants River in the Northern section of Balule Nature Reserve, which is open to the Kruger National Park. Our self-catering lodge has the "The Big 5" within the reserve and is a bird watcher's paradise.
nDzuti Safari Camp has the choice of accommodation in 4 luxury safari tents and 4 thatched chalets each with two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. nDzuti has a traversing area of 8000 ha of prime game viewing country and being open to the Kruger Park.
per person sharing
Guest Rating: (5 reviews)
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.
Nestled on the banks of the mighty Olifants River you will find a piece of heaven at Ximongwe River Camp. Situated in the Balule, Parsons Nature reserve and part of the greater Kruger National Park with the opportunity of the big 5 on your doorstep.