Earth Icon EN (UK) / USD
98% Client Satisfaction Rating
98% Client Satisfaction Rating
Apple Watch 40mm Created with Sketch.



Shumbalala game lodge game lodge exterior 2400

Shumbalala Game Lodge

Discover Shumbalala Game Lodge

Found in the heart of the private Big 5 Thornybush Reserve, and on the banks of the Monwana River, Shumbalala Game Lodge offers luxurious rooms, friendly staff and beautiful surroundings.

The lodge possesses 4 superior, air-conditioned suites and one presidential, 2-bedroom suite. The presidential suite also has a plunge pool, butler's kitchen and a private boma with a fireplace outside. The lodge itself provides a variety of features including WiFi, library, a pool and a delightful underground wine cellar with a window looking out at the scenery surrounding the lodge, the perfect place for a meal.

Special offers: Book for 4 nights and only pay for 3 nights. These offers are only valid from 05 January 2024 and excludes Easter, August, October, and between 15 December - 31 December 2024. Terms and conditions apply.

Read More Read Less

Expert View

  • Intimate and exclusive, only 4 private suites and a Presidential Suite
  • Outstanding game viewing and birdwatching
  • Indoor and outdoor showers and private viewing decks in each suite
  • Walking safaris with knowledgeable and experienced rangers and trackers

At a glance

  • 6 Suites
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • All Inclusive
  • Safari Icon Safari

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

  • Accommodation environment icon
  • Accommodation wildlife icon
  • Accommodation community icon

"The 2-room Presidential Suite is very spacious and also features a cool deck area where if you press a button, it opens up to reveal a private plunge pool."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

How to book 1 x2


Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

How to book 2 x2


Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

How to book 3 x2


We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

How to book 4 x2


Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

Ready to
explore more?

Our travel experts are ready to start creating your tailormade trip.