Bongani Mountain Lodge

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The Bongani Mountain Lodge is approximately a 5 hours drive from Johannesburg, and an hour away from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA).

The family welcoming Bongani lodge is ideal for both leisure and corporate guests seeking an exclusive bushveld retreat. With majestic views of the surrounding landscape, this safari lodge offers beautiful accommodation, delicious cuisine and magnificent wildlife experience.

Accommodation seamlessly blends the beautiful surroundings with the tasteful décor which incorporates various natural textures and tones. Each room enjoys a stunning view and is suited for both families and couples. The Lodge offers 38 rooms of which 18 are inter-leading, making them ideal for families with children.

Travellers choosing to stay here during their safari getaway enjoy refreshing swims in the lodge's outdoor swimming pool. From the Bongani viewing deck, passing wildlife can be admired in their natural habitat. Relaxing spa treatments await in the health and beauty spa of the lodge while conference facilities are available for companies who wish to hold their functions in a lodge game setting.

Dine in the Main Restaurant with lovely views of the bush and mountains where a delicious bush breakfast, lunch, and buffet dinner is served. The Boma offers the perfect setting around an open fire, under the stars while the lodge's chefs cook meals cooked over the flames, presented in a classic African style. On the Viewing Deck, light snacks and meals are offered. Here, guests may also enjoy sundowners as the sun sets in the African bush.

The Bongani spa offers relaxing treatments which soothe, harmonise and rejuvenate the body to vitality, using Eco-friendly products and practices. The wellness spa enjoys majestic views of the surrounding landscape and is open to the sounds and scents of nature providing a serene setting for the perfect break.

Safari drives are conducted in the Mthethomusha Game Reserve, which is home to the 'Big 5' where an abundance of wildlife, bird and plant species can be admired. The area is also rich in archaeological treasure, and the experienced Rangers assist in making the most of your safari experience by sharing vast local knowledge and expertise.

At Bongani children under the age of 7 are not allowed on safari drives, but the lodge will happily accommodate kids between 4 and six years old on the exciting wildlife (with an accompanying parent) which have been specially designed for children to enjoy wildlife and nature.

Bongani is set on the southwestern border of the Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga's Mthethomusha Game Reserve covers eight 000ha of the bushveld. It is in proximity to Karino, lies west of Malelane, north of Krokodilpoort on the southern side of the famous Kruger National Park.

This game reserve in South Africa is home to the Big Five which includes lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes and rhinos and a great variety of birds can be observed here. Rugged terrain and different ecosystems characterise the Mthethomusha Game Reserve, which provides shelter for wildlife such as giraffe, kudu, zebra, sable and nyala.

Room features:

  • Hairdryer, Fan, Safe, Minibar
  • Mosquito net
  • Bongani Information folder
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Gown
  • Daily housekeeping


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Swimming pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Curio shop
  • Conference facilities
  • Spa.


  • Safari drives
  • Babysitting service
  • Porters
  • Wake up call
  • Laundry/valet service
  • Housekeeping
  • 24-hour front desk.

Nearby attractions and tours:

  • Rock Art Tours
  • Tours to the adjacent Bongani and Ingwe Sites
  • Mthethomusha Game Reserve
  • Cultural Village Tours
  • Kruger National Park Drives
  • Adventurous safari drives
  • Bush walks.


  • Ceiling Fan
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Gown & slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Mosquito net
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Facilities Available at Bongani Mountain Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Bongani Mountain Lodge

FAQs about Bongani Mountain Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Bongani Mountain Lodge 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 Bongani Mountain Lodge located?
Bongani Mountain Lodge is located at the following location / address: Mthethomusha Game Reserve, Southern border Kruger National Park.