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Tengile River Lodge

Discover Tengile River Lodge

Situated in the private Sabi Sands Game Reserve, with an unfenced border to the world-renowned Kruger National Park, andBeyond Tengile River Lodge sits on a river bank with magnificent views from all angles. The Sabi Sands offers one of the richest wildlife areas on the African continent, home to a host of animals including the Big 5 (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard), which you can enjoy seeing on morning and evening game drives as well as guided bush walks.

The lodge itself has elegant interiors. It has a warm and contemporary style and is built with an extremely light footprint. It features nine floating suites that each look out over the river from the shelter of a cool riverine forest. Each of the spacious suites features a sunken lounge, an elegant bedroom, a bathroom that opens out onto the forest and a private deck with lap pool. The living areas are cleverly designed to as to be easily converted to cater for children's sleeping arrangements at night.

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Expert View

  • Boasts exclusive Sand River views where herds of elephants congregate
  • Set in one of the worlds most prestigious wildlife sanctuaries
  • Famed for its exhilarating leopard sightings
  • Exquisite, ultra-luxe design and bespoke service
  • Minimal ecological footprint

At a glance

  • 9 Suites
  • 12 Years +
  • Open All Year
  • All Inclusive
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Our sustainable tourism rating

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

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"Grab your beverage of choice and enjoy a private safari from your veranda, or even your bath, as the wildlife roam around camp."

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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.

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