South African Lodges
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Mpumalanga Province
South Africa
Lodge Type
Big Five

Djuma Vuyatela Lodge Reviews & Information

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Home to the "Big Five" and situated in one of South Africa's best wildlife viewing destinations, the Djuma Game Reserve is home to two lodges, namely the Vuyatela Lodge and the Galago Camp. 

Beautifully set within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park, guests have the opportunity to explore the magnificent wilderness with its abundance of wildlife during the guided game drives as well as during the exciting walking safaris.

Self-catering & sole use camp

The camp is an exclusive, private camp, self-catered and fully serviced. All food and beverage requirements should be supplied by the guests.

Quick facts:

  • Self-catering
  • Exclusively for groups of 10 guests
  • Rates are based on a maximum of 10 guests at the lodge
  • All food and beverage requirements should be supplied by the guests
  • Fully serviced.


The five suites at Vuyatela feature the traditional African kaya - style.  A large teak deck separates the private lounge from the bedroom.  Beautiful glass doors open the bedroom to the surrounding nature.  Guests have ensured a comfortable sleep in the four poster king size beds. 

Luxurious spa baths, as well as outdoor showers, complete the luxury of the suites.  The chalets provide their decks from where passing wildlife can be admired while relaxing with a refreshing beverage.

Cottage features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Outdoor teak deck
  • Spa baths and outdoor showers.


Modern luxury is lovingly combined with traditional African culture.  With the main building opening onto the outdoor decks which overlook the existing watering hole, a real indoor-outdoor atmosphere is created.  It is here where one can often admire elephants taking their mud baths and watch the resident herd of hippos.

Unique is the specially designed, suspended tower for bird-watching.  It is built into the trees which surround the main building offering guests an ideal observation location.  The traditional boma invites for memorable evenings by the fire, a perfect spot for socialising and enjoying drinks.

Guests have access to the gym as well as to the relaxation room.  In the library wireless Internet is available, and an extensive collection of wildlife and nature books.


  • Outdoor deck
  • Suspended bird-watching tower
  • Boma
  • Gym
  • Relaxation room
  • Library
  • Wireless Internet.


The untamed surroundings of Game Reserve in Sabi Sands are best explored on the guided morning and afternoon game drives.   With its more than 7000 hectares of exclusive traversing safari territory, guests have the unique opportunity to encounter Africa's wildlife in its natural habitat including the 'Big Five': lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffaloes.

Visitors may set off during sunrise when the African bush awakens.  Professional game rangers and trackers pass their in-depth knowledge of the local flora and fauna on to travellers making for an informative and exciting wildlife experience.  During the bush walks, guests can take a walk on the wild side with their Ranger, track animals & identify the smaller creatures which live here.


  • Morning game drives
  • Evening game drives
  • Bush walks.

Below detailed information about the Djuma Vuyatela Lodge is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Bathrobe
  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Lounge
  • Mosquito net
  • Viewing Deck

Wildlife encounters
  • Morning game drives
  • Evening game drives
  • Bush walks.

  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Game drive safaris
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Lodge (max 10 guests)

# Rooms:
The Lodge has that are designed in the traditional African kaya- style. A private lounge is separated from the bedroom by an expansive Teak deck and guests can enjoy a stunning view from the deck of the pristine African savannah. Four-poster king-size beds dominate the airy bedrooms, while spa baths and outdoor showers complete the ultimate indulgence.


Room Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Viewing deck
  • Mosquito net
  • Pool

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -23.975236

Longitude: 31.459336


The Djuma Vuyatela Lodge is located about 2.5 kilometres away from the Gowrie Gate.

Directions to the Djuma Game Reserve from Johannesburg:

Depart Johannesburg via the N12 highway and continue to Witbank which then becomes the N4 highway, continue straight, through Middelburg and on towards Belfast.
Switch to the R540 to Dullstroom.
Continue on through Lydenburg, Origstad and through the Strydom tunnel.
On approaching Hoedspruit take the R531 to Klaserie, Acornhoek and then follow the signs for Sabi Sand to Gowrie Gate.
Follow directional signs to the camp.

Directions to the Djuma Game Reserve from Hoedspruit Airport:

Follow the Klaserie signs, at the T-junction turn left onto the R531, then follow the signs for Acornhoek.
Then follow the signs for Sabi Sand to Gowrie Gate.
Follow directional signs to the camp.

Directions to the Djuma Game Reserve from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport:

Take the R40 to White River, Hazyview, Bushbuckridge and Acornhoek.
Then follow the signs for Sabi Sand to Gowrie Gate.
Follow directional signs to the camp.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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