In the 'hood, Marloth Park as a destination

Marloth Park is, for many, the very definition of the South African bushveld. It explores it, showcases it and lays it bare for the small local community and the tourists that come here for utter peace and tranquillity. It is both a town and a nature conservancy, which means that it is close to perfect for nature lovers or those that really want to experience the wild beauty of this continent ... cont.

341 Bushpig Road, Marloth Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Needles Lodge

From Jhannesburg
Drive on the N4 highway towards the town of Nelspruit. As you are entering Nelspruit, follow the signage through the town towards Malelane and the Mozambique border. As you pass through the center of Malelane, continue on the N4 road for about 29km and then turn Left at the clearly marked sign for Morloth Park. Continue on the dirt road for about 5km until you come to the entrance to Marloth Park. On entering Marloth Park and passing through the gates, travel for another 1,5km and turn right into Soetdoring Ave and following this dirt road for another 300 metres before veering off to your left into Bushpig Avenue. Finally, follow Bushpig Avenue for another 200 metres and you will arrive at Needles Lodge on the right hand side of the road.

By Air
BY AIR: For travelers who choose to fly into Johannesburg International Airport, you can connect on a domestic flight to the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), where on arrival the lodge can arrange to pick you up. Car hire is available through most reputable car rentals located at the airport.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Laundromat (5 km)
  • Bus Line (25 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (25 km)
  • Post Office (25 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (30 km)
  • Airport (90 km)
  • Car Hire (90 km)
  • Shopping Mall (100 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Cultural experiences
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Horse riding
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)

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