Kusudalweni Safari Lodge & Spa

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Set within the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve near Hoedspruit in South Africa's Limpopo Province, the Kusudalweni Safari Lodge & Spa combines the rustic traits of nature with a luxury safari destination. Featuring five chalets, guests enjoy tranquilly and privacy at this bushveld retreat.

Thrilling safari drives are accompanied by knowledgeable rangers making for an unforgettable wildlife adventure. The lodge's restaurant provides the best in Pan-African cuisine and wines and offers guests the opportunity to experience al fresco boma barbeques in the heart of the untamed bush.

The Kusudalweni Safari Lodge provides a total of four thatched chalets, three of which provide one bedroom and one of which offers two bedrooms which are ideal for families travelling together.

Room types:

  • 3 x One Bedroom Chalets
  • 1 x Two Bedroom Family Chalet.

The chalets are well appointed with white linen, comfortable air conditioning and complete privacy. The private deck with the plunge pool offers great enjoyment. The en-suite bathroom has a free-standing bathtub, and guests enjoy the convenience of tea and coffee making facilities, a mini bar, indoor and outdoor shower, air-conditioning and mosquito nets.

Room features:

  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Stocked mini bar fridge
  • Indoor and outdoor shower
  • Extra large comfortable beds with luxury bedding
  • Mosquito nets
  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Freestanding bathtub
  • Spacious wooden deck with plunge pool/jacuzzi.


An authentic safari experience in Africa in the midst of sheer luxury awaits guests. The main lodge features the various entertainment and dining areas as well as the decks. The outdoor swimming pool offers welcoming refreshment during the warm afternoons.


  • Dining venues
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Curio shop
  • Viewing deck
  • Swimming pool
  • Library
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.


After an early morning tea or coffee, guests have the opportunity to embark on a thrilling safari journey. Accompanied by a game ranger, visitors explore the untamed African bushveld with its abundance of wildlife. Participants learn to read the tracks and to identify the sounds and sights of the bush.

Encounters with lions, wild dogs, cheetahs, hippos, rhinos, crocodiles, and a variety of plains game are possible during the safari drives. The night safaris are available after dinner during which the safari drive is conducted by the spotlight. Trackers and Rangers share their in-depth knowledge about the local nocturnal wildlife.


  • Morning safari drives
  • Evening safari drives
  • Night safaris
  • Wellness treatments
  • Photography.

The ideal location of this lodge allows guests to also embark on full day safari trips to the Kruger National Park. An exciting nearby activity is walking with the lions. Guided walking safaris allow visitors to experience nature and wildlife from a closer distance. The professional trackers who conduct the walking safaris inform participants how to identify the gender of animals just from their footprints.

Nearby activities:

  • Full day Safari in the Kruger National Park
  • Walking with lions
  • Walking safaris
  • Visit Jessica the Hippo
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Panorama Route Day Trip
  • Blyde River Boat Trip
  • Giant Baobab Tree/Cycad Forrest & Predator Park Day Trip.

Wellness: Spa Treatments

Find true relaxation during your stay at Kusudalweni and get pampered with rejuvenation health and beauty spa treatments. The applied massage oil is a unique mixture of oils which are blended to make a truly exceptional product which includes Arnica, Avocado oil, Mafura oil as well as natural vitamin E.

This lavish exfoliation is either done with a Sugar salt scrub or a Kalahari Salt scrub to carefully eliminating all traces of old skin cells and impurities.

Spa treatments:

  • Deluxe Manicure & Pedicure
  • Full body massage
  • Cleansing and relaxing back treatment
  • Body Exfoliation
  • Mud & Clay Wraps
  • Full body massage
  • Body Butter Wrap
  • Rasul & Steam
  • Timeout Facial.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Outside Shower
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Kusudalweni Safari Lodge & Spa

  • Boma
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor shower
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

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