Olifants River Lodge Middelburg Hotel Accommodation in Mpumalanga

Olifants River Lodge

Hotel at 8 Presidentsrus, Middelburg, 1050, Cultural Heartland, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests234
  • Units/Rooms63
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

About Olifants River Lodge

Through the ages, the Olifants River in Mpumalanga has cut deeply into the ground, leaving a deep valley filled with a variety of indigenous fauna and flora, including the magical Lanatus Cycad. It is in this breathtaking valley that you will find Olifants River Lodge.

Situated between eMalahleni (Witbank) and Middelburg, we are within a 200 km radius of Gauteng, the OR Tambo Airport, Nelspruit and the Kruger National Park Ė ideal for a weekend breakaway. Come and put your feet up in our beautiful Middleveld environment, with a wide variety of Acasia, Combretum, Cussonia, Cycads, Celtis and many more indigenous trees surrounding you.

You can see dassies, baboons, vervet monkeys, kudus, rhebucks, iguanas, porcupines and mongooses. And, if youíre lucky, very lucky, you might even see a leopard. If you need more than just nature to relax, we offer a variety of activities for the whole family. Indoor heated pools, cold water pools, hiking, fishing and lots more.


At Olifants River Lodge you can choose between thatched rondavels, self-catering cabanas and villas.

The rondavels are ideal for couples. There are no kitchen facilities, and you can choose from different packages available. Room only or dinner, bed and breakfast packages.

Our cabanas and villas offer self-catering facilities. The cabanas (family open plan) can accommodate up to four people, while the villas are perfect for larger families or groups. 2 and 3 Bedroom units where 4 to 6 people can sleep.


The Olifants River Lodge boasts a variety of activities for the whole family to partake in. Playgrounds provide children with fun and safe environment in which to play. There are pedal boats, canoes and mountain bikes for hire (you are more than welcome to bring your own). If you are a keen fisherman, then be sure to bring your fishing rods and bait to attempt catching the large and powerful fish that swim about in the waters of the Olifants River.

Among these activities, we have a volleyball court that provide ideal team building opportunities for corporate groups or private groups. Two hiking trails along the cycads, pool table, table tennis, darts and a lot of other activities.

After a long day of relaxing in the sun, be sure to cool off in our refreshingly sparking pools (indoor heated or cold water). There are 2 baby pools, two large swimming pools and a beach pool available.


The fully licensed Lodge restaurant offers country breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving anything from a burger to a steak. Visitors love our curry dishes, especially our Malaysian lamb curry.

On Sundays you can enjoy real home cooking when we serve a buffet. Donít miss the opportunity to enjoy a cocktail under the stars on one of our open-air terraces. Our small shop sells basics such as meat and wood.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

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


  • Free Wi-Fi


AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 780
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.760527
Longitude: 29.313637

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 200km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

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

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com
April 2011 - 4 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

WAS an absolute pleasure staying at Olifant River Lodge, not only was the view very good therapy for our souls the Staff was ...

Hannelie van Aardt, Lothair

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Very Good

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