About Bongani Mountain Lodge
The Bongani Mountain Lodge is beautifully located in the shadows of the Malelane Mountain range in the 8 000 hectares of the Mthetomusha Game Reserve, on the south western border of the Kruger National Park in South Africa. It is a low-risk malaria destination due to its altitude where guests have the unique opportunity to experience the Big Five including lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo.
Visitors to the Bongani Mountain Lodge are invited to walk the ancient paths once used by the San Bushman people of South Africa with over 250 San rock art sites, estimated to be 1 500 years old. This San bushman art site is to date the greatest concentration of rock art per square metre on earth.
29x Standard Double Rooms (10 x include a sleeper couch)
8x Standard Twins Rooms
1x Suites (2 bedrooms each with a Double bed)
The Suites are a subtle blend of timber and thatch. Each has private decks featuring magnificent wraparound views, ideal for families, groups or individual travelers.
Guest room facilities:
Vapour mats (mosquito repellent plug)
Direct dial telephone
From the moment guests are met for their scenic game-drive to the lodge, they will be delighted by hospitality, care and personal attention. Delicious Pan-African cuisine is enjoyed in the fire-lit, traditional Boma outdoor dining area or in the spacious dining area.
The Bongani Mountain Lodge is also renowned for exceptional bush banqueting in surprise settings. The bar, dining and lounge areas with striking views are open from 10h00 daily.
Lodge services and facilities
Amongst others, the Lodge provides the following services and facilities:
Daily housekeeping Foreign currency exchange
24 hour reception desk
Laundry / valet service
Arts and African crafts shop
Boma Bar with television
We regret no children under 7 are allowed
Drinking water is supplied by bore-hole and is safe to drink
Attractions and activities
Guests staying at the Bongani Mountain Lodge have the choice of different activities and tours such as:
Game drives on 4x4 game vehicles in the Mthetomusha Game Reserve
Scenic panoramic tours
Kruger National Park Game drives
San Rock Art Tours
Eco guide and bird watching
Cultural village tours
Various adventure activities can be arranged
The Bongani Mountain Lodge offers a morning game drive, which is planned to coincide with the best game viewing time in the morning. An afternoon Game drive can be arranged at the Lodge.
The Bongani Mountain Lodge provides its guests with the following business services:
Satellite Business Centre
The Bongani Mountain Lodge features a fully-equipped, air conditioned conference room accommodating up to 80 delegates. The Deck at the lodge offers panoramic views and ample breakaway areas and is an inspirational and revitalizing destination for productive strategy-sessions, team building, bush adventures and board meetings.
The Standard Conference Equipment includes:
Magnetic white board DVD player
Screen data projector
Pens & notepads stationary kits
Distance and Transportation
The Bongani Mountain Lodge can be reached within approximately four hours on good roads from Johannesburg. Daily scheduled flights to KMIA (Nelspruit) and a 35 minute road transfer is available on request. Departure time from the lodge to the Nelspruit airport is 2 hours before the scheduled flight and Skukuza 3 ½ hours.
The Bongani Mountain Lodge is situated in a sub tropical area that contains a variety of mosquitoes that carry different strains of malaria. Although the Lodge is in a low risk area, it is recommended to consult the doctor, to ensure that all necessary precautions against malaria are timorously taken.