Makalali River Lodge

From R2,850
South Africa
Greater Kruger

Quick Facts

  • Air conditioning: Yes
  • Big 5 Reserve: Yes
  • Card Facilities: Yes
  • Ceiling fans: No
  • Cell Phone Signal: No
  • Child Friendly: No
  • Malaria Area: Yes
  • Spa: Yes
  • Swimming pool: Yes
  • Waterhole: No
  • Wheelchair friendly: No
  • Wi-Fi: Yes


Makalali Private Game Reserve is located close to the mighty Drakensberg mountains west of the Kruger Park. This ethnic bush retreat lies on 26 000 hectares of bushveld is home to over 1 000 wild animals including Africa’s Big 5. You will have the opportunity to get up-close and personal to these animals from the comfort of a fully-equipped, open-air, game drive vehicle.

Makalali River Lodge offers an elegantly refurbished lodge situated on the banks of the Makhutswi River. The lodge consists of three camps that have six luxury suites each. All the camps are private yet within easy access of one another, featuring a plunge pool, boma plus enclosed dining and lounge area. 


  • All Meals
  • 2 Game Drives per Day
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bar
  • Big 5 Reserve
  • Boma
  • Card Facilities
  • Curio Shop
  • Fireplace
  • Malaria Area
  • Mini Bar
  • Mosquito Nets
  • Outdoor Shower
  • River view
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Game Drives

Terms & Conditions

  • All Items of a Personal Nature
  • Conservation Levy
  • All Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Child minding services / Babysitting is available on request at an extra charge
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Children up to 5 years stay free of charge
  • Children from the age of 6 years pay child rates
  • Children from the age of 6 years are permitted on game activities at the discretion of the lodge ranger
  • Children from the age of 12 years pay full adult rates
  • Contact us for single supplement rates
  • Subject to availability
  • Specials are subject to block out dates

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