Bongani Mountain Lodge Accommodation Kruger Park
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests76
  • Rooms/Units38
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

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:
• Air conditioning
• Hairdryer
• Mini bar
• Fan
• Mosquito nets
• Vapour mats (mosquito repellent plug)
• Safe
• Direct dial telephone
• Amenities


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
• Babysitting service
• Laundry / valet service
• Porters
• Leisure activities
• Swimming Pools
• Game drives
• First Aid
• Arts and African crafts shop
• Spa
• Viewing deck
• Internet facilities
• Boma Bar with television
• Honeymoon suite
• 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
• Walking safaris
• Eco guide and bird watching
• Cultural village tours
• Various adventure activities can be arranged

Game Drives

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.

Business Services

The Bongani Mountain Lodge provides its guests with the following business services:
• Satellite Business Centre
• Facsimile
• Copying


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:
• Flip chart
• Television
• 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.

Features you'll appreciate

only available in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Foreign exchange desk
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Health spa
  • Laundry service
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Decorating
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment
  • Team building facilities

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

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Standard Room

Stand alone room with two double beds, en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower. Guest room facilities include air conditioning, Hairdryer, Mini bar, Fan, Mosquito nets, Vapour mats (mosquito repellent plug), Safe, direct dial telephone, Amenities.

Qty: 29
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Freedom Suite

Please NOTE that we do not have sleeper sofas or extra beds in these room. The Freedom Villa offers 2 inter-leading bedrooms with en-suite bathroom and an indoor & outdoor shower, a spacious lounge and a viewing deck that provides spectacular wraparound views. Its exclusive services include a private vehicle with expert Ranger, exquisite cuisine prepared by a professional chef and fully stocked beverage fridge (additional costs).

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Stand Alone with Sleeper Couch

Double Bed with sleeper couch. 2x kids 2 - 6 yrs / 1x child 6 - 12yrs. Guest room facilities include air conditioning, Hairdryer, Mini bar, Fan, Mosquito nets, Vapour mats (mosquito repellent plug), Safe, direct dial telephone, Amenities.

Qty: 8
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Had a wonderful time though it was a short stay but enjoyed it.Everything was excellent from the drive to the lodge to breakfast in the morning. Chalets were clean and welcoming. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK

April 2018


Need to Know

Response timeBongani Mountain Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren over the age of 7 years are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 30km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 13h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since August 2009

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