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Welcome to LeoLapa - where the hippos cover the water and the buffalos cover the rest!

Situated only 400 km from Johannesburg, and nestled on the banks of the scenic Crocodile River, this ten sleeper house boasts five luxurious en-suite bedrooms. Each master suite has an exotic bathroom with bath and shower plus an outdoor shower and private balcony with breathtaking views of the Kruger National Park. Silent air-conditioners and ceiling fans in every room allow for a cooler temperature during the hot months and a view of the river from each bedroom is enjoyed.

Accommodation at LeoLapa:
This self-catering house has a large modern kitchen and scullery featuring all amenities fitted for guest requirements.

The indoor entertainment area includes a lounge with two large, flat screen televisions both with satellite television and PVR, a ten seater dining room suite, a large snooker / table tennis table, as well as an intimate bar where you can enjoy memorable moments with your loved ones.

This spectacular entertainment area opens up onto a large outdoor patio with an infinity pool, outdoor braai and boma where you can watch the wildlife enjoy a splash at the rivers edge.

The house is serviced daily, and our friendly staff is always available to assist in making your stay as relaxing and carefree as possible.


Nearby activities include Micro light safaris, elephant socializing, game walks, tiger fishing, golf at one of four neighboring courses including the famous Leopard Creek, horseback safari and excursions to Maputo and Swaziland.

LeoLapa is situated in the Mjejane Game Reserve which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park and is home to the famous 'Big 5'. Enjoy an early morning or late afternoon game drive on your private open air vehicle, guided by an experienced and enthusiastic game ranger, or cross the private bridge and enjoy your own self-drive in the famous Southern Biyamiti Area most game rich area of the Kruger Park.

Wildlife experiences from your private outdoor patio include daily sightings of hippo, impala, waterbuck, bushbuck and crocodile. Weekly sightings of elephant, white rhino, buffalo, kudu and giraffe can be expected, as well as the occasional spotting of lion, leopard, hyena and black rhino. Recent guests have also been lucky enough to witness crocodile and leopard kills.

For bird enthusiasts, these are a few of the visitors you can expect to encounter: Saddle-billed Stork; Goliath Heron; Purple Crested Lourie, numerous Kingfisher species, African Fish Eagle and many more!

Rooms and Units Available:

Entire House

5 private bedrooms with 3 Double King beds and 2 rooms with single twin beds. All en-suite with Bath, shower and outside shower.  Game drives are available at a rate of R2000 per drive.

Sleeps 10 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be submitted in writing.

Cancellation charges apply, as follows:
-  More than two months prior to check-in date: Forfeit 50% of the deposit
-  1 to 59 days prior to check-in date: No refund – the total booking value is forfeit

Latest Reviews

The best self-catering place by far.We are very happy to have stayed at a place like Buffalo brooks˜Šand not forgetting the very nice treatment we got from a guy by the name of Muntu. He was superb and he's very experienced. Thank you very much for the wonderful place and you will surely see us again very soon.
Methew Rampa Mar 2021


LeoLapa is within easy access from all major centres approximately 4 hours drive from Gauteng, and a mere 45 minutes away from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport with connecting flights from OR Tambo, Cape Town and Durban Airports.

Access to the reserve is gained via the N4, approximately 2,5km past the town of Hectorspruit, on the left side between Malelane and Komatipoort, en route to Maputo and Swaziland. Malelane town has a host of convenience shops, medical facilities and garages less than 10 minutes away, and three major golf courses are between 15 30 minutes drive from Mjejane.

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Children Policy

Children of all ages are welcome

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge, Holiday Resort, Private Game Lodge and Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: Yes
  • Minimum stay: 3 Day/s
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM