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Kwenga Safari Lodge is situated inside the Balule Private Nature Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park and is a dedicated animal conservation area, a real African wildlife wilderness.

This is where you can experience the best African Safari. A drive amongst the African Big Five is what Game viewing was meant to be. Whether that is game viewing in Balule or a Kruger National Park Safari, you will be enthralled by the sightings.

Being a protected area in the Limpopo Province, South Africa. Balule Nature Reserve is a member of the Associated Private Nature Reserves (APNR) with no fences separating APNR reserves and the Kruger National Park.

The area attracts a diverse variety of birds and wildlife, including Lion, White Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard, Cheetah and other African game.

Visitors are exposed to the magnificent views of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains from the reserves natural vantage points perfect for romantic sundowners.

A visit to Kwenga Safari Lodge is an experience that will touch your very being. Guests are exposed to the true Africa, they quickly adapt to the mystical rhythm of the Bush hence the quotation by a famous personality a place where time stops and life begins

Safari game drives, bush walks and many other activities are available for your enjoyment.

Accommodation at Kwenga Safari Lodge:
A stunning waterhole is situated close by and is frequented by all of the Game species affording guests wonderful sightings whilst enjoying a cocktail on the terrace overlooking the waterhole.

Dining under the African night-sky is an exceptional experience where you hear the roar of the Lion. At Kwenga, meals are served in the boma where you are wrapped in the intimacy of the galaxy of stars above. After indulging in the refined and varied cuisine, relax around the campfire or indulge in a cocktail, or fine wine at the Bar.

This is a true Africa Safari holiday where you are woken early for your Guided Safari Tour or your Bush walk amongst the Big Five.

Kwenga is the perfect venue for your holiday package in an Africa Wildlife Park. The lodge imparts a luxury ambience to all that visit.

Thatched Chalets:
The 8 thatched chalets at Kwenga are designed to create a delicate mix of elegance and simplicity. Fine fabrics and exquisite finishes lend an African style to an interior where each chalet has a spacious en-suite bathroom. Each bedroom leads onto deep verandas that echo the ambience of an outdoor bush adventure.

Kwenga Lodges 8 luxury thatched chalets are each beautifully appointed with ethnic furnishings, draped in African fabrics that bring about an atmosphere that is truly African.

The beds are covered in luxurious 100% percale cotton sheeting and finished with ultra luxurious Mohair blankets, providing guests with ultimate comfort. Mosquito nets allow for a restful sleep while the overhead fans whisper gently to keep the pure African air circulating evenly in the room.

This is a true Africa Safari holiday where you are woken early for your Guided Safari Tour or your Bushwalk amongst the Big Five.

Game drive safaris and bush walks:
Early morning and afternoon game drives are conducted in open 4 x 4 Safari vehicles and together with Guided foot Safaris are included in the quoted rates.

Walks and drives are conducted by qualified Rangers. Sundowners are enjoyed at various breathtaking scenic spots. All of our staff at Umhlametsi are experienced, qualified and dedicated to the conservation of the Reserve.

You are encouraged to experience a bush walk where you will be amazed by the intricate wonders of the African bush. This is where the Umhalmetsi experience is so different and dedicated. The Rangers point out not only the Big 5 but all the other fascinating components of the Fauna and Flora that are often overlooked.

This is one of the best private nature reserves in the Limpopo province, South Africa.

Clothing and Accessories:

Bring sufficient sunscreen of a very high SPF level.

Health and Climate:

Malaria is endemic to the Limpopo region of the country and therefore this includes Kwenga Safari Lodge and the Kruger National Park. We are on the edge of the malaria belt, thus we are in a malaria area. We do not offer any medical advice in this regard strongly suggest that you consult with your Medical practitioner in this regard.

Rooms and Units Available:

Honeymoon Suite
Luxury thatched chalet designed to create a delicate mix of elegance and simplicity. Extra Length Queen beds, en-suite shower and bath, walk-in outside shower. Private verandah
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Suite
Luxury thatched chalet designed to create a delicate mix of elegance and simplicity. Extra Length Queen beds, en-suite shower and bath, walk-in outside shower. Private verandah. Wireless internet. Possible to add a single bed for a child sharing
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 child

Smaller west facing thatched chalet, high ceiling, fan, en-suite shower and bath. Possible to interlead with the 2nd standard room. Share a stoep/patio area.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Special Meals on Request
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Tswana / Sotho
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

Written cancellation 21 days prior to arrival


By road take the N12 from Johannesburg and join the N4 at Witbank. Continue past Middleburg and take the R33 turn off to Belfast.

In Belfast turn right onto the R540 passing through Dullstroom, continue on to Lydenburg where you will join the R36 taking you through Orighstad and down the Abel Erasmus Pass and through the Strydom Tunnel.

A few kilometres from the tunnel there is a sign left to Tzaneen/Phalaborwa(R36). Do not take that turn off but continue straight on to Hoedspruit along the R527. Pass directly through Hoedspruit, over the R40 and follow the sign boarding to Umhlametsi. 7 Kilometres to the gate.

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  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge and Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: Yes
  • Minimum stay: 2 Day/s
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM