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About Rio Vista Lodge

Rio Vista Lodge is located on the banks of the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger National Park. We offer 12 rooms with private patios overlooking the gardens. Each room has DStv, a bar fridge and an air-conditioner.

We also have a conference room that can accommodate up to 54 delegates. Relax on our open viewing deck with a cocktail from the bar, or cool off in the swimming pool. There is an à la carte restaurant on the premises serving delicious meals

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 3 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Includes: B & B
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 09:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese


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

Rio Vista Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Rio Vista Lodge

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Esmé Ehlers, South Africa
23 November 2015

I had the privilege of staying at Rio Vista during the last week - fantastic rooms, fabulous views, very attentive staff. Highly recommended.

Robert Scott, South Africa
11 November 2015

Just outside the Malelane Kruger gate, this spot was a pleasant stop over. Affordable, clean and comfortable. On the first night we had drinks at the deck restaurant and saw elephants grazing underneath us as we sipped our drinks.

Yolanda Muller, South Africa
24 April 2015

I've stayed here a few times during business trips. Always great and friendly service. Clean rooms and the food at the restaurant is great.

Kobus Saayman, South Africa
12 November 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at this establishment. Picture perfect close to nature and very neat. The Kruger Park and town is close by which makes this a perfect location. The Deck Restaurant next to the river is excellent for game viewing while enjoying a sundowner or meal. To the owners and ALL staff a very big thank you for your great hospitality and friendliness.Would definitely recommend Rio Vista. Kobus & Kim Saayman

Ralf Plattfaut, Germany
24 April 2014

Not so personal due to big property with many rooms, good food, nice viewing deck, perfect location. Experienced 2 water outages due to bursting pipes in the community, not the fault of the management

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Rio Vista Lodge Map

Rio Vista Lodge is 1.9km from the centre of Malelane , the nearest airport 46.3km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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