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Dining at the Bongani Mountain Lodge

Guests staying at the Bongani Mountain Lodge near the Kruger National Park may enjoy delicious Pan-African cuisine in the fire-lit, traditional Boma, which is the outdoor dining area or in the spacious dining room.  The Bongani Mountain Lodge is also renowned for exceptional bush banqueting in surprise settings. The bar, dining and lounge areas offer striking views.

Early breakfast, as well as lunch and breakfast packs, can be arranged. An a la carte lunch menu is also available, which can be charged to the room. Mini bar facilities are available in the rooms, and can be stocked with beverages of personal preferences. The meal times may vary according to the length of the game drive.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Safari Drives

The Bongani Mountain Lodge offers a morning game drive which is planned to coincide with the best game viewing time in the morning. An afternoon game drive can be arranged at an additional cost. The game ranger meets guests and from there guests are shown to the vehicle.  It is recommended to take sun cream, hats, binoculars and a camera along.  Kruger National Park game drives and walking safaris can also be arranged.

Unfortunately, no children under 7 are permitted on game drives. However, there is exclusive ‘Bumbles‘ kiddies game drives available on request to children between the ages of 4 - 6 years. This trip is approximately 1.5 hours long, and a parent must be present.

Day tours to nearby attractions

Various day tours can be arranged while staying at the Bongani Mountain Lodge, including Cultural Village Tours, Scenic Panoramic Tours and San Rock Art Tours.


Guests may enjoy a relaxing swim, or choose to soak up the African Sun while admiring the breathtaking views next to the swimming pool.

Conferences & Events

Conference Venue

The Bongani Mountain Lodge in the Mthethomusha Game Reserve on the southern border of the Kruger National Park offers a fully equipped, air-conditioned conference room which can accommodate up to 60 delegates.

The Deck offers panoramic views and ample breakaway areas and is an inspirational and revitalising destination for productive strategy sessions, team building, bush adventures and board meetings. Business services available to delegates include facsimile and copying.

Standard conference equipment:

  •  Flip chart and markers
  •  Magnetic whiteboard
  •  Data projector
  •  Television
  •  Screen
  •  Pens and notepads.


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: -1
  • Check out: -1
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Porters
  • Safari drives
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
Malaria Status and Animals
  • The Bongani Mountain Lodge is in a subtropical area of South Africa which is home to a variety of mosquitoes that carry different strains of malaria.

    Although the Bongani Mountain Lodge is in a low-risk area, it is the company’s sole and absolute responsibility to ensure that all guests, tour guides, drivers and the like consult with their doctor, to ensure that all necessary precautions against malaria are timeously taken.

    There are no fences around the Bongani Mountain Lodge to prevent animals from wandering around at will. Uniformed security guards monitor animal activity around the lodge; however, the lodge requests that guests exercise caution when walking around. The guards are available to walk guests to and from the room in the evenings.

Children Policy
  • Children over two years are welcome at the Bongani Mountain Lodge. However, there are some restricted areas. No children under 16 are permitted at the View Deck and Pool due to safety reasons.

    The lodge will not be held responsible for any liabilities or accidents at the swimming pools. No children under the age of 16 are permitted near the Conference Centre due to conferences taking place.

    Unfortunately, no children under 7 are allowed on drives. However, there are exclusive ‘Bumbles‘ kiddies safari drives available on request to children between the ages of 4 - 6 years. This trip is approximately 1.5 hours long, and a parent must be present.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The Bongani Mountain Lodge, which nestles in the Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park in South Africa, features 29 double and nine twins bedded rooms. Ten of the double-bedded rooms include a sleeper couch which is suitable for families travelling with children. One Suite is also available, consisting of 1 double and one twin-bedded room.

The spacious and comfortable rooms are a subtle blend of timber and thatch. Each room at the Bongani Mountain Lodge provides private decks featuring magnificent wraparound views.

Guest Room facilities include:

  •  Hairdryer
  •  Fan
  •  Safe
  •  Amenities
  •  Mini bar
  •  Mosquito Net
  •  Information Folder
  •  Direct dial telephone
  •  Coffee station
  •  Gown & Slippers


Family Room


GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.459723

Longitude: 31.290034


From Johannesburg take the N4 towards Nelspruit, drive straight through Nelspruit towards Malelane/Komatipoort still on the N4.
About 30 km outside Nelspruit you will find an area with fruit vendors on the right-hand side. On the left is the Matsulu turn off, take this road.
Just after you have turned left, approximately 10 meters, there will be a sand road to your left with a sign for Bongani Mountain Lodge.
Take this road and head straight on this dirt road for about 7km and you will arrive at the Mthethomusha Game Reserve.
Sign in at the security gate and drive 1 km down to the parking lot and Welcome centre where someone will be there to meet you.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

Hotel Group(s)

  • Relais Hotels / AHA (African Hotels & Adventures)