Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge

Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge offers traditional accommodation, warm African hospitality and an excellent situation in the vast Balule Nature Reserve. Part of the Greater Kruger Park, Balule affords guests high levels of game viewing with the chance to see some of Africa's most famous inhabitants. The intimate owner run lodge is a great base from which to explore the bushveld on thrilling game drives and walking safaris. During the cool evenings sit around the campfire with a glass of wine and listen to the heart stopping stories of the lodge guides, some of them are very gripping and it's a real highlight of a stay here.

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The lodge accommodation is split between two family lodges and six rondawels. Rondawels are distinctive African round huts, only those found at the lodge hold comfortable interiors that pervade authentic African charm. Thatched roofs and traditional decoration are complemented by ceiling fans to stay cool, a safe for important documents, insect proof windows, and outdoor showers. The two family lodges feature interleading rooms and are capable of accommodating up to five people each.

The main lodge is shaded under ancient trees and surrounded by carefully manicured lawns. Look out onto the nearby waterhole and enjoy casual game viewing or relax in the comfortable lounge. Sample tasty cuisine in the dining room next to a roaring fire and sip tasty cocktails at the bar.

Getting There

Around a 3 hour drive from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport


Game drives, walking safaris, massages and star gazing.

Read what our previous clients thought of Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge

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Jen Sheriff

The rondawels were lovely and the food was excellent. The staff was friendly and accommodating. We greatly enjoyed the game drives and thought our safari driver did a great job. The kids enjoyed the pool. This was the highlight of our stay.

27/07/2019 Read full trip review

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James Kelly

Magical! This felt like one of those special places....a best kept secret. So very glad Greg picked it for us. Loved that it was on the smaller side. Loved our rooms in the traditional rondavels. The food was delicious and sitting outside under the trees watching the animals at the watering hole was an incredible experience. We felt spoiled in every way. Nina was an incredible host and so welcoming.…

12/06/2019 Read full trip review

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