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About Croc River Lodge

Croc River Lodge overlooks the Kruger National Park. Imagine waking up to the call of the fish eagle as it swoops over the silver waters of the Crocodile River. Imagine tracking the slow walk of an elephant while enjoying your first cup of coffee in the sheltered shade of a wide veranda. Imagine all this and you will find it at Croc River Lodge.

Croc River Lodge has six double air-conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Some rooms offer spectacular views of the Crocodile River and the Kruger National Park from a magnificent thatched veranda.

A built-in barbecue and swimming pool on the veranda provides the perfect end to a long day of game viewing. The fully equipped kitchen is available for dinner and self-catering purposes. Keen business guests will find that the veranda offers the perfect location for small informal meetings.

This thatched guest house is located a mere 6 km from the Lebombo Border Post between South Africa and Mozambique, and 10 km from the Kruger National Park's nearest gate, Crocodile Bridge.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Response Time: 25 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 22
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 26 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Croc River Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Croc River Lodge

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Juanita Leask, South Africa
31 August 2015

After no accommodation availability in the Kruger I was very sceptical to stay outside the park, but Croc River Lodge self-catering unit 3 was very spacious and comfortable with a spectacular view into the Kruger. We saw buffalo, giraffe, impala, hippo, kudu and so many bird species from the patio! However, a 'fully equipped' kitchen was promised but certain basic items were missing like cutting board, cutting knife, oven gloves and dish cloth. We had to ask for these items. On our arrival the braai grid was filthy as well as the stove top. The upstairs aircon was also not working and blowing...
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Andries Juckers, Netherlands
14 March 2013

Beautifully situated lodge on theCrocodile river. Rooms in the lodge arevery neat.A stay overnight in the lodge is a must.Perfect stop before entering the KrugerNational Park.

Mia Buitendach, South Africa
17 May 2012

My brother and I recently stayed at Croc River Lodge. In the reservation they missed that he is a paraplegic. When we arrived they went out of their way to give us a twin room that was suited to him. The rooms are 5 Star and the view even better.

wim knox, South Africa
02 May 2012

We loved the view with elephants, buffalo, giraffe, impala, zebra, kudu, crocodiles, hippo's etc changing the seen. Fiendly staff, well maintained and neat room,bathroom and braai facility. Felt secure with a car guard. Missed a bit of outside privacy with the rooms in one row and outsiders pitching for meals and swims. Wished for relaxing soft outside chairs whilst reading, not being 'bed lyers'.

Nita Nel, South Africa
05 December 2011

We had a lovely overnight stay at Croc River Lodge on our way to Mozambique.The warm, welcoming atmosphere and lovely rooms on the veranda, the very friendly personnel and the splash pool all provided a wonderful rest.

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Croc River Lodge Map

Croc River Lodge is 1.1km from the centre of Komatipoort , the nearest airport 87km (Maputo International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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