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About Grand Kruger Lodge

With true African atmosphere, Grand Kruger Lodge is the perfect base from which to experience the pride of South African conservation efforts. Superb accommodation in the heart of the bushveld with superb game viewing in the southern Kruger National Park. Grand Kruger Lodge is situated in the heart of the bushveld approximately 450 km from Johannesburg. We provide an ideal setting for relaxation, offering perfect tranquillity, superb accommodation and exquisite cuisine to make your stay with us a memorable experience. Your caring host and hospitality team have been chosen for their attention to finer detail, thereby providing the luxury of personalized service throughout your stay, making you feel at home.

Grand Kruger Lodge has a four-star grading. We sleep 44 guests with maximum privacy in double en-suite rooms and units (units consist of two rooms). We also offer our clients the opportunity to stay in our exclusive Grand Kruger Bush Camp. These rooms are decorated exquisitely with African artefacts, whilst the exterior is an alluring facade of local architecture.

We have six bush camp, each room features a loft, which allows for up to four guests to sleep upstairs and downstairs, each loft has its own private bathroom en-suite. Each chalet is equipped with tea/coffee making facilities as well as a mini bar, air-conditioner overhead fan and private balcony. The balcony allow for guests to relax during the day and night privately and sojourn. Meals can be taken in the main Lodge dining room or delivered to the privacy of your room.

The Grand Kruger Lodge serves a delicious buffet breakfast and guests can enjoy a scrumptious dinner or buffet with a menu that never fails to impress with ever changing specials, often featuring unusual dishes. The restaurant can sit 80 people to ensure a brilliant eating experience every time! The tastefully furnished bar lounge and restaurant are fully licensed and equipped to cater to every gastronomic need. Alongside the restaurant is a partially covered pool-deck where guests can enjoy refreshing cocktails while cooling off in our sparkling pool. In the evening enjoy African cuisine al-fresco, around a friendly bush fire while enjoying the nocturnal sounds of the wild life around you.

Grand Kruger Lodge will make your wedding a very special occasion. Our staff has been trained to make this special occasion a hassle free wedding and to see to all your needs, from serving drinks on the patio or bar, luxury accommodation and our exquisite cuisine. For parties up to 80 guests the wedding ceremony and reception will be held in our chapel, for numbers over 80, the ceremony will be in the chapel and the reception held in the lodge. For private functions it is necessary to book the entire lodge. Please note: Full backup generator, so no interruptions during your stay, conference or wedding.

We here at Grand Kruger pride ourselves on giving you the best game viewing experience possible. Game drives in open vehicles with qualified game rangers provide guests with thrilling opportunities to view the 'Big five' as well as a myriad of other flora and fauna in the Kruger National Park, which is a short and easy drive away. Bush walks with knowledgeable rangers will give guests a chance to see game 'up close and personal' or take pleasure in a night drive to hear and spot the elusive nocturnal animals. The nearby Komati River is renowned as one of the best tiger fishing venues where guests can enjoy a unique river boat trip. There are in excess of 350 bird species that add to the overall enjoyment.

After a day of game viewing you can relax in comfort in the lounge, bar, terrace or enjoy the sparkling pool surrounded by the spectacular view of animals and bushveld.

Safari: Full day Game drive accompanied by our qualified guide. Come and enjoy a game viewing experience in the Kruger National Park where you could encounter the “Big 12” plus in excess of 350 bird species and many more.

Spa: Retreat to our friendly spa where you’ll receive all the pampering and care you can dream of. Our professional therapists are ready to make your visit with us as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We provide a wide range of beauty treatments.

Wedding Venues: The Lodge can cater for up to 80 guests and can accommodate 46. More guests can be accommodated at lodges in close proximity, for more than 80 guests, the entire lodge may be reserved which allows couples to hold their ceremony free of charge.

Conference Venues: The conference facilities caters small/medium groups: 50 delegates (sleeps 44 people). Room seat 50: U-shape, School: 60, Theatre: 80. Equipment standard 4/220 V power points, overhead projector, screen and white board.

Romantic: Stay in your own private bush camp tastefully decorated with original African artefacts and cool linen. Enjoy sundowners whilst relaxing on your private sundeck and watch the game stroll past. Be cocooned in privacy and peace in the untamed bush.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 45
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 72 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Cosy
  • Romantic
  • Conference Venues
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
  • Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa)
  • Swati (siSwati)
  • KiSwahili


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
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Important Information

Terms & Conditions: A booking will be confirmed upon receipt of a deposit equal to 50% of the full invoice.
An Automatic Release Date will apply upon 50% deposit not received as requested, the Lodge reserves the right to release the booking, as it is not confirmed until the deposit is received.
Weekend stay: During peak periods and over...
Terms & Conditions: A booking will be confirmed upon receipt of a deposit equal to 50% of the full invoice.
An Automatic Release Date will apply upon 50% deposit not received as requested, the Lodge reserves the right to release the booking, as it is not confirmed until the deposit is received.
Weekend stay: During peak periods and over long weekends, a minimum of a three night stay may be required.
Billing: Any no show guests will be charged for the full booking, as will any early departures.
Full payment is required two (2) weeks prior to arrival.
Check-in time is from 14h00 until 22h00 (reception closes). Please advise the Lodge of any late arrival after 22h00
Departure Time Lodges/ Suites to be vacated before 10h00 on the day of departure.
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Reviews for Grand Kruger Lodge

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Alouise de Jager, South Africa
05 May 2015

We had a great stay at Grand Kruger Lodge!  From the day we arrived to the day we left.  The accommodation was clean and comfortable and the staff were very friendly and helpful!The food and service was also great!  A special thanks to Stephanie, Matthew, Rose, Audrey and Bheki as well as the two guides, Louis and Harhold, and the spa ladies, Patient and Yvonne for making our stay as memorable as possible!  We will definitely be back!  Thank you!

s. hurley, South Africa
23 October 2012

Location is very handy for the southern part of Kruger. Staff very friendly, and the room comfortable. Food could be improved, but it was fine!

Riccardo Joseph, South Africa
26 September 2012

The rooms were divine, the lodge well-kept and the staff very friendly. An amazing experience.

Mahali Mantutle, South Africa
25 September 2012

Firstly the staff is so welcoming, it felt like I had been there for a week and it was only my first day there. Secondly the Luxury Chalets are to die for, such comfort and privacy, I loooved it. Thirdly the game drive was FANTASTIC, the guy who drove us (Lenford) was a great pleasure, he had us going ohhh and ahhh throughout our drive. forthly but not least, the FOOD was delicious, perferct setting and all in all, my partner and I had a blissful weekend getaway and we are DEFINITELY going back.

Juanita Botha, South Africa
16 August 2012

Had a wonderful time, staff is very friendly and food is of top quality. Will definitely return. Thanks Grand Kruger Lodge.

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Grand Kruger Lodge is 1.4km from the centre of Marloth Park , the nearest airport 76.6km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
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