Indlovu River Lodge

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The Indlovu River Lodge is in the wildlife-rich Karongwe Private Game Reserve, 9,000 hectares of unmatched beauty providing visitors with everlasting memories of incredible wildlife viewing and birding.

The Indlovu lodge enjoys a lovely setting on the peaceful banks of the Kuvjename River, while the reserve provides homes for over 350 species of birds as well as the big game like elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, lion, leopard, giraffe, hyena and cheetah.

The qualified game rangers and trackers will sweep you off into the bush. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of nature on exciting safari drives and thrilling walking safaris and capture that perfect photograph.

Indlovu Lodge offers a variety of chalets and suites which are called after the great elephants of the nearby Kruger National Park, namely Shingwedzi, Shawu and Kambaku. 

An honesty bar is available at the lodge for guests offering a variety of soft drinks as well as beers and wine. For those guests that want to ensure they are fit and energised while at the lodge, a small but well-equipped gym is available.

The gym offers weights, a bench press, a stationary bike, a treadmill and an exercising ball. This facility is in the Shawu main house and is stocked with clean towels daily. For some light and fun exercise, guests may enjoy a game of table tennis at the lodge.

The Lodge in South Africa's most northern province is a great safari retreat for conferences, meetings and workshops. The lodge's African themed meeting room provides a flip chart, flat-screen TV for the projection of presentations as well as Wifi access. Furthermore, conference delegates are offered bottled water and mints, pens and notepads.

The Lodge caters for all meals and coffee breaks which may be enjoyed on the large timber deck shaded by the majestic Jackalberry trees. End a hard day’s work with a late afternoon safari drive followed by refreshments and a delicious dinner under the stars. Tailor-made conference and event packages are available catering to the particular needs of guests regarding accommodation, conference equipment, catering as well as activities.


  • Viewing deck
  • Gym
  • Honesty bar
  • Table tennis.

The Lodge's three cottages provide 7 Superior Suites and 3 Standard Suites:

  • Chalet Shawu: 4 Superior Suites
  • Chalet Kambaku: 2 Superior Suites and 1 Standard Suite
  • Chalet Shingwedzi: 1 Superior Suite and 2 Standard Suites.


  • Balconies
  • Double bed
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Fully Furnished Kitchen
  • King size bed
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Private plunge pool
  • Queen size bed
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Indlovu River Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • WLAN

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FAQs about Indlovu River Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Indlovu River 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 Indlovu River Lodge located?
Indlovu River Lodge is located at the following location / address: Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Trichardtsdal, 0891.