Jabulani Lodge, Nr. Kruger Park South Africa
Jabulani (No. 523 on the Kruger Park Lodge resort), is in Hazyview, Mpumalanga; in the heart of the South African Lowveld. It has 3 double, en-suite bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, lounge/dining room and an extensive deck with integrated barbeque/braai area.
Kruger Park Lodge is a beautiful 4 star resort set on the banks of the River Sabie. It is home to herds of impala, troops of vervet monkeys and rafts of hippo which can be viewed from the safety of the hippo hide, it also offers spectacular bird life. It offers a 9 hole, 18 tee Gary Player designed golf course, tennis courts, crazy golf, trampolines, giant chess, volleyball, pool table tennis, 3 swimming pools, an excellent restaurant etc.
It is 10 minutes from Phabeni gate and 20 minutes from Paul Kruger Gate, into Kruger national Park. You can drive to Kruger in your hire car and spend the day game viewing from your vehicle. Either returning before the day is out or you could book a night at one of the many rest camps and return to your lodge the following day.
Local attractions include the Drakensburg Mountains, Blyde River canyon which has spectacular views and waterfalls. A trip on the Blyde River Dam is highly recommended and won't disappoint. The lodge is also located in a good position to drive to such sites as Pilgrims Rest, God's Window, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Berlin and Mac Mac Falls and the delightful town of Graskop.
Africa's largest cable trail is also close by. You get to slide down 9 tree-top cable rides amongst the forest. There is also horse riding, hot air ballooning, trips in a microlite, outstanding golf courses golf courses, and walks - all available for booking on the resort. Nature lovers can visit the nearby animal rehabilitation centre, and the cheetah breeding project and there is a reptile centre nearby too.
You will need to hire a car as this is the best way to get around. You can fly into Johannesburg then either rent a car to Hazyview (500 kms or 4.5 hours) or fly onto Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), hire a car and drive from Whiteriver (30 mins). If you are a couple then it is best to fly. If you are a group of 4 or more then it is cost effective to drive.
||Lodge address: 523, Kruger Park Lodge
Portia Shaebangu Drive
||+44 (0) 845 812 8222
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This page was last updated: 16 July 2013