Baobab Ridge

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The Baobab lodge nestles in the Klaserie Reserve providing travellers with a private and affordable safari experience.

Baobab Ridge Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is a truly authentic and memorable bush getaway awaits guests at this lodge which only features seven chalets accommodate a maximum of sixteen guests.

Baobab Ridge in the Klaserie, neighbouring the well known Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, this wildlife-rich reserve has no fences into the Kruger National Park offering safari enthusiasts a Kruger Park experience in 4x4, open safari vehicles at flexible times.

This game Lodge offers a total of seven cottages and can accommodate a maximum of sixteen guests. The six Standard Luxury Cottages provide en-suite bathrooms with showers and baths, a lounge complete with tea and coffee facilities as well as a private outdoor terrace. The one Family Cottage features two bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms with showers only / no bath, a lounge with tea and coffee facilities and the private terrace.

The outdoor terraces of the Baobab lodge make for beautiful places to relax and to socialise in between the safari drives. The swimming pool, which overlooks the waterhole, offers an excellent refreshment during the warm summer months. In the welcoming lounge, visitors enjoy satellite television. A traditional braai can be experienced in the outdoor boma which is surrounded by the bushveld.

Commercial flights to the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport, which lies about 20 km away from Baobab Ridge lodge, are available from Cape Town and Johannesburg. The flight times from Johannesburg to the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport take about 1 hour and 10 minutes and from Cape Town 2 hours 40 minutes. The road transfer from the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport takes approximately 30 minutes to the lodge.

Easily accessible both by air and road, the Baobab Ridge Lodge in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is situated only a 30 minutes drive away from Hoedspruit, commercial planes from Johannesburg and Cape Town and, namely at the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport.


  • Small boardroom (upstairs)
  • Bar
  • Lounge with satellite television
  • Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor terraces
  • Guest toilets
  • Dining room
  • Evening lodge fire in Baobab Boma with braai area
  • Pool overlooking the small waterhole
  • Wheelchair friendly Cottage and convenient building access.


  • Safari drives in open Land Rovers
  • Walking safaris ( to be booked in advance, subject to availability, not included in cost)
  • Swimming in the pool.

Distances and driving times:

  • 45 minutes from Hoedspruit (33 km)
  • 6 hours drive from Bryanston, Johannesburg (500 km)
  • 3 hours from Nelspruit (179 km)
  • 2 hours from Orpen Gate, Kruger National Park (82 km)
  • 2.5 hours from Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park (115 km)
  • 1.5 hours from Tzaneen (156 km).

Chalet types:

  • Six Standard Luxury Cottages
  • One Family Cottage.

Chalet features:

  • Raised decks with a terrace
  • Outside table and chairs
  • En-suite bathrooms (shower, bath (not the family cabin), two hand basins, bidet, ablution facilities)
  • Desk & dressing table with hairdryers
  • Bedside lamps
  • Open lounge area (2 loungers, a small table, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities).


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Baobab Ridge

  • Boma
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace

More Information on Baobab Ridge

FAQs about Baobab Ridge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Baobab Ridge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Baobab Ridge located?
Baobab Ridge is located at the following location / address: Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park.