Ngala Lodge

Ngala Game Reserve


Close to the city of Hoedspruit, the Ngala Game Reserve and the Ngala Lodge are situated southwest of the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga. Translated from the Shangaan language, the name “Ngala“ means “lion“.


Perched on the banks of the river, the Ngala Lodge has been constructed in harmony with the immediate, pristine environment. Consequently, the wildlife and the birds take no notice of the human visitors as they move freely around the lodge and the adjacent water hole.


You may read more » well be able to spot the animals from your room’s windows or while sitting down to dine. Breakfast and lunch are served inside the Ngala’s lounge or the adjoining terrace.


At night time, prepare for an exceptional dining experience. If the weather permits it, dinner will be served in the style of a traditional open-air boma. The guests gather around the crackling campfire for an exotic but sumptuous African barbeque.


The sounds of the African night, the flickering light of the fire and lit candles and the other guests’ company create an adventurous and romantic atmosphere which is bound to be the prelude to a merry night perfect for sharing the day’s experiences.


Of course, your luxurious lodge features a beautifully designed pool which your will learn to appreciate on hot days. Take a refreshing dip or doze on the comfortable sunloungers.


Having had a rest, be ready for the wild wonders of the African bush. The famous Kruger Park features a myriad of animals; among those herds of elephants or buffaloes, rhinoceros, giraffes and many more.


The Ngala Lodge has all the necessary facilities for a private celebration or business meeting. A room for conferences or festivities accommodates up to 42 participants and has been set aside a little so as not to disturb other guests.


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The Ngala Lodge features 20 luxurious safari cottages offering maximum privacy. The facilities include air-conditioning (heating in the winter months) and a private veranda perfect for enjoying a quite read more » moment and the serene atmosphere.


The bathroom features both a bathtub and a separate shower. Placed in the centre of the room, the large bed holds the promise of sweet dreams to come. The cottages radiate a truly welcoming and cosy atmosphere underpinned by the predominantly warm colours and the selected, antique furniture.


Sculptures and antique vases further enhance the pleasant appearance of the room. Refined luxury and African traditions are harmonically combined to create a beautiful atmosphere of unobtrusive elegance.


The Safari Suite is the finest accommodation the Ngala Lodge has to offer. The spacious lodging includes a butler service and a large terrace complete with a private pool commanding a spectacular view of the nearby water hole.


Relax by the pool and watch the various animals come to the water hole for a drink. Another highlight of the Safari Suite is the exciting outdoor shower.


Throughout your stay at the Safari Suite, a personal jeep is at your disposition whenever you desire to set off exploring. A service especially appreciate by honeymooners, is the option to enjoy a delicious candlelight dinner in the romantic privacy of your own suite.


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At the Ngala Game Reserve the focus is on the exciting safaris. Guests may choose from a host of different option ranging from an open 4x4 safari or a guided hike to spine-tingling night safaris.


There read more » is a whole new world to be discovered. The immediate surroundings of the Ngala Lodge belong to the Kruger Park’s most densely populated sections concerning wildlife.


The experienced rangers have a knack for tracking down the various species and know how to spice up a safari with interesting facts on both animals and plants encountered along the way.


Additionally, the Ngala Lodge also organises several exciting excursions to nearby attractions like the famous Blyde River Canyon.


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