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The Ultimate Bush Escape

Enjoy the ultimate bush escape in the world-renowned Kruger National Park at the newly-built Skukuza Safari Lodge. The perfect balance of luxurious comforts and unrivalled diversity of life forms, the lodge offers world-class tourism facilities for local and international visitors.

The Lodge

  • 87standard
    rooms
  • 20family
    rooms
  • 14universal
    rooms
  • 8luxury
    suites

Green building initiatives have been incorporated to ensure the greenest lodge possible within the framework of international best practice.

The lodge also aids community beneficiation through economic opportunities in the construction and operation of the lodge.

Accommodation

The lodge boasts 128 units, including 87 standard rooms, 20 family rooms and 13 universal rooms with easy access for wheelchairs. Our standard rooms offer room either a king-sized bed or two singles and are ideal for both business travellers and leisure clients.

Luxury Suite

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Guests are accommodated in 8 luxury suites, beautifully decorated in African aesthetics.

The suite offers comfort and space with a cozy lounge area, where guests can relax and unwind. Sleep in style on a king-size bed (or two three-quarter twin beds) in the spacious bedroom with plush bedding. Freshen up in the large bathroom with a bathtub and walk-in shower. The bedroom and lounge walk out onto a private patio where guests can enjoy the beautiful birdcalls and warm afternoon breeze.

Amenities include:

  • Kitchenette with bar fridge
  • Guest toilet
  • Four-seater dining table
  • Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV (limited channels)
  • King-sized / Two 3/4 beds
  • Bathroom with bathtub and shower
  • Private patio with table and chairs
  • Air conditioning
  • Electronic safe box
  • Desk and chair

Standard Room

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Guests are accommodated in 87 standard rooms, beautifully decorated in African aesthetics.

Each room ensures guest can reside in comfort and convenience. Sleep in style on a king-size bed (or two single twin beds) in the spacious bedroom with plush bedding. Freshen up in the bathroom with walk-in shower. The bedroom walks out onto a private patio where guests can enjoy the beautiful birdcalls and warm afternoon breeze.

There are 20 family rooms that offer adjoining rooms with the standard room features.

Amenities include:

  • Bar fridge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV (limited channels)
  • King-sized / Two single beds
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Private patio with table and chairs
  • Air conditioning
  • Electronic safe box
  • Desk and chair

Facilities

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Sisonke Bar and Veranda

Sit back, relax and enjoy a refreshing beverage in the exquisitely decorated Sisonke Bar. Alternatively, guests can get comfortable and have a drink on the veranda, overlooking the gardens, pool and magnificent Baobab.

Gym

No need to skip out on your exercise routine whilst travelling. The well-equipped gym caters for any fitness buff with a range of cardio-, strength- and functional equipment.

Swimming Pool

Enjoy a refreshing dip in the sparkling blue pool during a warm bushveld day. The swimming pool is situated next to the gym and is suitable for training and recreational swimming.

Mondzo Meeting Room

The Mondzo Meeting Room is a well-appointed space that provides both a lounge area and a more formal seated section, ideal for meetings, discussions, presentations, and interviews.

Mooka Outdoor Area

The vibrant Mooka Area is a functional outdoor entertainment section, overlooking the gardens and is ideal for private events, parties and small functions.

Concierge Service

Our convenient concierge service provides our guests with personal assistance in arranging various tasks such as arranging transport, planning activities, etc.

Amenities

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Bank

An FNB service branch is situated at the Reception complex.

Fuel Station

The Total Service Station is located at the entrance of Skukuza Rest Camp and provides petrol, diesel and a car wash facility.

Post Office

A Post Office is situated at the Reception complex.

Medical Doctors

Medical doctors are available for consultation at offices situated at Skukuza Rest Camp.

Shop

The Park Shop is situated in the Skukuza Rest Camp and stocks items such as groceries, treats, alcoholic beverages, curios, toiletries, photographic equipment, clothing, books, etc.

Skukuza Indigenous Nursery

Situated approximately 5km outside Skukuza Rest Camp, the nursery offers various indigenous plant species available for purchase to the public.

Dining

From a la carte to buffet, braai nights under the stars or bush braai’s surrounded by the wild, sit back, relax and allow our friendly staff to look after you whilst you experience the warmth of true South African hospitality and cuisine.

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Amukelekani Restaurant

To open soon

The Amukelekani Restaurant is situated in the Skukuza Safari Lodge and will offer scrumptious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Both a-la-carte and buffet options will be available.

Cattle Baron Grill & Bistro

Great steaks, saucy burgers and mouth-watering meals await guests at the Cattle Baron Grill and Bistro at Skukuza. Enjoy a unique dining experience, seated on our deck overlooking the riverbed as the elephants, buffalo and kudu come to quench their thirst. The restaurant offers an a-la-carte menu, buffet (at specific times) and take-aways.

Contact Information

Bush Braais

This unforgettable experience is not to be missed. A game drive leads you to an open area filled with burning lanterns and fires where, whilst listening to the sounds of the bushveld and the distant animals calling, the food is grilled on open fires. A variety of game meat is on offer, together with delicious vegetables and a variety of salads. Freshly prepared desserts and coffee or tea complete a wonderful evening.

Contact Information
  • Tel: +27 13 735 0209

Location

The Skukuza Safari Lodge is located in the Skukuza Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park.

Drive

Car Rental

Avis Car Rental offers car rental services from Skukuza Airport. The driving distance from the airport to the rest camp is approximately 5km.

Self-Drive

The main roads in the Kruger National Park (between the Gates and Camps) are tarred, allowing for a comfortable self-drive experience. The closest gate to Skukuza Rest Camp is the Paul Kruger Gate, situated 12km from the camp.

The driving time from Johannesburg to Skukuza Rest Camp is approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes.

Flights

Airlink operates daily scheduled flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town to Skukuza Airport.

Airlink’s scheduled air services to Skukuza airport:

From To Departure Time
OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg Skukuza Airport 10:00
Cape Town International Airport Skukuza Airport 10:35
Skukuza Airport Cape Town International Airport 11:20
Skukuza Airport OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg 13:20

Visit skukuzaairport.com for additional information.