Reliable year round water attracts game, and not much is better than a prime river location. In an area where water is relatively scarce, lodges situated on the banks of perennial rivers generally enjoy great sightings from their game viewing decks, and attract a premium price.
Grand, elegant and refined matriarch of a lodge overlooking the Sand river, 16km of which it traverses, giving rich Big Five, general game, and photographic opportunities. Highly exclusive with a maximum of 4 guests per vehicle. Small. Tranquil. No kids. Top dollar for top experience.
MalaMala Main Camp
The largest, lowest priced MalaMala destination, Main Camp preserves the luxury (his-&-her bathrooms) at a beautiful historic riverside location with waterhole. There is a maximum of 6 guests on game drives. Big Five are excellent, as is the Kids' Programme. Photographic vehicles are an available extra.
Blyde Wilderness River Lodge
Blyde Wilderness Lodge is a peaceful riverbank bed-and-breakfast lodge offering a family welcome and a tranquil retreat, particularly after time on the hot, dusty Kruger roads. There are two pools set in beautiful gardens with general game including resident hippos and crocs. Massage is available