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About Kruger View

We are a lodge for backpackers; we offer upmarket accommodation at backpacker prices. We are located on the banks of the Crocodile River with spectacular views of the Kruger National Park.

Come and stay with us and enjoy a relaxed environment with open-plan living areas and a great garden. Guests can cool down in the swimming pool and wrap-up the day with a delicious braai while listening to the sounds of Africa.

We are a short five minutes’ drive from the Kruger National Park’s Crocodile Bridge Gate and five minutes from the Lobambo Border Post to Mozambique. The Mananga Border Post to Swaziland is only 45 minutes away.

There is a friendly, open atmosphere at the lodge, where helpful staff will cater to your every need. Our knowledgeable staff members will gladly provide up-to-date travel information and can arrange a variety of activities, trips and tours for your enjoyment.

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 4 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 40
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:10 AM
  • Reviews: 88 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese
  • Tswana (Setswana)
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Cabins Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 We have three comfortable budget cabins with fans. All the cabins share a communal bathroom. Cabin one has three single... see more Features:  Double beds, Bunk beds, Single beds, Outdoor shower, Fan, Swimming pool views
    from R440 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Dorm Sleeps 10 Includes: Self-catering Our comfy, air-conditioned mixed dorm can accommodate up to 10 people. It faces the Kruger National Park and opens onto... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Air-Conditioning, Wi-Fi
        from R500 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Five Family En-suite Rooms Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 The room offers three single beds with one double bed and an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioned. It can accommodate... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning
            from R600 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Double En-suite Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Double en-suite room, air-conditioned with one double bed. The room open out onto a deck overlooking the Kruger Nationa... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning
                from R600 For 2 guests
                • Adults
                  • Twin En-suite Rooms Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering This room offer two single beds, air-conditioned with en-suite bathroom. The room open out to the garden and swimming... see more Features:  Twin beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning
                    from R600 For 2 guests
                    • Adults
                      • Four-sleeper Family Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering The room offers a double bed with two single beds and an en-suite bathroom and is air-conditioned. The room open out... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Single beds, Air-Conditioning
                        from R600 For 2 guests
                        • Adults
                          • Six-sleeper Family Room Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering The room offers an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, two single beds with two double beds sleeps up to six. Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, En-suite, Air-Conditioning
                            from R750 For 2 guests
                            • Adults

                              Reviews for Kruger View

                              88 guest reviews Reviews of

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                              Jeannie Baker
                              11 October 2018

                              The amazing character of the building and the helpful friendliness and trust of the staff and owner

                              Eugene Nourse
                              09 July 2018

                              We did not enjoy our stay. So much so that the further 2 nights we booked directly we canceled and booked at an establishment close by.

                              Ronelle Ehlers
                              02 May 2018

                              We were very disappointed in Krugerview Backpackers. Was there 3y ago and the place really went down hill. The yard and the house are in need of a clean up. Swimmingpool look more like a frog pond. No decent braai facilities and on the deck area there's only a few chairs and one table. The room we slept in was clean and the bedding old but clean. We were supposed to stay 3 nights but we only stayed for 2.

                              Janniel Joubert
                              04 January 2018

                              Just a little but of cleaning up of junk laying around goes a long way. Washing lines at throat height and wooden planks laying about when you need to go to the toilet at night seems quite hazardous. Especially if the uneven path is not very well lit. The place is not very neat at all. We did not venture into the kitchen....It doesn't matter how cheap the accommodation is, basic tidiness is expected.

                              Doctor Dumane
                              23 October 2017

                              The swimming pool must be cleaned.it is very dirty.

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                              Kruger View is 1.3km from the centre of Komatipoort , the nearest airport 87.2km (Maputo International Airport).
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