Sun River Kalahari Lodge in Upington

Sun River Kalahari Lodge

Guest House / Conference and Wedding Venue at 8 Steenbok Lane, Upington, 8801, Green Kalahari, Northern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Sun River Kalahari Lodge

Sun River Kalahari Lodge is a home away from home, situated in the heart of the Green Kalahari, stretched over five properties, on the banks of the mighty Orange River. Sun River Kalahari Lodge provides comfortable, luxurious and affordable accommodation, with all rooms enjoying a full range of guest services available. Rooms are stylishly decorated and spacious, ensuring total relaxation.

Sun River Kalahari Lodge is a four star establishment which offers its visitors a tranquil and soothing escape from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Our management and staff are highly trained individuals with extensive experience in the hospitality industry. With our love for people and what we do, our aim is to meet all our Guests needs and expectations to the best of our ability and we always do it with a smile!

The Lodge is centrally situated with a 10 minute driving distance from the airport and a five minute driving distance from town centre.


The Lodge has 25 luxurious and stylish en-suite rooms to offer, 16 of which boast spectacular river and garden views. Our rooms can accommodate single, double and family reservations. All rooms are equipped with the following standard amenities to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible:

• Air-Conditioning
• Television
• SABC 1, 2, 3, e-TV and DSTV
• Hairdriers
• Full luxurious bathroom amenities range
• Coffee/Tea tray
• Comfortable, extra length beds
• Wireless Internet
• Safe
• Fridges in selected rooms

Breakfast and Dining

Breakfast, lunch (on request) and dinner is available – done in true Kalahari style and served indoors or on the garden patio.


Sun River Kalahari Lodge offers the following facilities for our guests enjoyment, all surrounded by lush gardens and the rumble of the rapids as the Orange River flows by.

Other facilities include:
• Fully licensed bar
• Exclusive restaurant for guests only
• Braai facilities
• Enchanting river deck
• Sparkling pool
• Wireless Internet hot spot
• Laundry services
• Secure parking and security
*All credit cards accepted


Sun River Kalahari Lodge is ideal for garden weddings or couples who want to be married near the river. The premises can comfortably accommodated up to 180 pax, with sufficient, secure parking available. The Lodge offers delectable menu options, tailored to your specifications or outside caterers can also be used. The Bar is serviced and run by Lodge personnel only. It is preferred that outside wedding planners be used to arrange and manage the wedding dιcor.


Full or Half Day conference packages are available, with two separate conference venues available. The first seating a maximum of 10 pax and the other seating a maximum of 40 pax. All conference equipment is available – data projector, projection screen, flip charts, flat screen TV and DVD player. Lunches, tea and snack breaks are catered for.


Our receptionists are well informed on activities in and around Upington and will be more than pleased to assist in planning activities if required. Maps and information brochures are readily available at Reception.

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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
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Exhibition space
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Podium
  • Secretarial services
  • Standard conf. equipment

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -28.451874
Longitude: 21.259401

Closest airport(s)
Upington Airport - 12km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

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

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

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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