Sunbird Lodge Guest House Accommodation in Phalaborwa at Kruger Park

Sunbird Lodge

Bed & Breakfast at 21 Aalwyn Street, Phalaborwa, 1390, Limpopo, South Africa. Show on Map

About Sunbird Lodge

Situated in 2.5 acres of tropical gardens, Sunbird Lodge is the perfect place to relax and let your stress melt away. Laze by the swimming pool, sit under one of our Lapa’s with a drink from the bar or take in the gardens at night looking at the stars, you can do as much or as little as you want.

We are a family run business with the emphasis firmly on good quality and friendly service. As a member of Birdlife South Africa, bird lovers will be in their element, with a wide variety of different bird species in the gardens. Laze by the swimming pool, sit under one of our Lapa’s with a drink from the bar or take in the gardens at night looking at the stars, you can just unwind and let your stress melt away.


We are less than 3km from both the Phalaborwa Gate for the Kruger National Park and the renowned Hans Merensky Golf Estate. The Central Business District of Phalaborwa is less than 2km away making us the perfect choice for the business or leisure traveller.

We are less than 5 minutes drive from Phalaborwa airport and transfers and car hire can also be arranged.


Accommodation is provided in either one of five twin / double rooms in the main house (all with private access from the garden), two twin rooms beside the swimming pool and three twin / double rooms in the garden.

All rooms are of good size, en-suite and have TV's, air conditioning and ceiling fans, tea /coffee making facilities, patios overlooking either the gardens or the swimming pool and are non smoking. (Smoking is permitted on the patio areas). All rooms have fridges.


Facilities at the lodge include a unique African bar with DSTV, a good size swimming pool, lapa's, a large braai (barbecue) area, secure car parking, a safe to store your valuables, laundry services and fax and internet facilities (WiFi connection available throughout the lodge).


Our rates include a full English cooked breakfast along with juices, cereals, fruit and yoghurts. Lunches and dinners can also be provided and must be booked in advance.


We cater for small conferences for up to 20 people.


Sunbird Lodge is a Birder Friendly establishment accredited by Birdlife South Africa.
Member of the Guest House Association of South Africa


There are plenty of activities to keep you occupied, both close by and within 90 minutes drive and we are the perfect base to explore this wonderful region of Limpopo. These activities include the Kruger National Park, cruising down the Olifants River, golf at the challenging Hans Merensky course, day trips to Gods Window, 3 Rondavels, Graskop and Pilgrims Rest, walking with lions, elephant back safari’s, micro light or balloon flights over the game reserves and many many more. We can help you with reservations and advise on any of the activities available.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Sunbird Lodge)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
Recommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -23.95403611111111
Longitude: 31.144441666333332

Closest airport(s)
Phalaborwa Airport - 5km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 21h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
October 2007 - 5 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Decent rooms, clean & comfortable. Good stopover place & very friendly & helpful manager. lovely...

jono, jhb Travellers' Rating

Very Good

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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