South African Lodges
Naledi Private Game Reserve
Balule Nature Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Lodge Type
Big Five

Naledi Bushcamp Reviews & Information

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Naledi sets on a little hill overlooking the plains towards the Escarpment mountains; Naledi Bushcamp enjoys a prime location on the river banks of the Olifants River. Easily accessible by road as well as via the Phalaborwa and Hoedspruit airports, this lodge nestles in the Balule Nature Reserve of South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park.

Guests have the choice of various room types to meet their specific requirements, which include the Leadwood Suite, the Marula Suite and the Paperbark Suite.  Some of the suites are suitable for families and close friends travelling together to the Paperbark Suite is a beautiful safari hideaway for couples.

Bushcamp room types:

  • Leadwood Suite
  • Marula Suite
  • Paperbark Suite.

Leadwood Suite

Ideal for families and close friends travelling together, the Leadwood Suite has located slightly away from the camp itself.  This spacious and luxurious suite offers its private splash swimming pool which is on an expansive wooden deck.  The suite's two bedrooms are separated by a comfortable lounge and a covered patio.  Each of the bedrooms, which comes either with a King size bed or two 3/4 size beds, features its en-suite bathroom.

Marula Suite

Suitable for families, the lodge's Naledi Marula Suite offers two adjoining bedrooms, one of which provides a double bed and the other one two 3/4 size beds. Guests enjoy one en-suite bathroom, a private patio and a spectacular view of the valley across the waterhole which is visited by wildlife through the day and night.

Paperbark Suite

Most suitable for a couple, the Paperbark Suite is an ideal hideaway equipped with a comfortable King size bed from which guests enjoy views through the sliding glass doors into the bushveld.  Complete with an outdoor shower, guests enjoy the full en-suite indoor bathroom.  The suite's private deck offers welcoming loungers making a perfect place for relaxation in the surrounding tranquillity.


Naledi meals are freshly and lovingly prepared and served at one of the lodge's various dining venues. Tea and coffee are always available for guests, free of charge. For breakfast, lunch and dinner different choices are provided, and special dietary requirements can be taken care of when requested in advance.

Weather permitting, lunch, is usually served around the swimming pool or on the viewing deck. During the game drives, neatly packed picnic with treats is offered. The bar at Naledi provides a wide selection of beverages including wines and beers.


  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Bush Bar
  • Picnic during the game drives
  • Bottled water, as well as tea and coffee.


Naledi guests have the unique chance to watch lions on a kill at night and listen to their roars, just a few metres away from the safari vehicle. They also have the opportunity to be amongst a herd of elephants, and on a walking safari upwind from a buffalo herd as well as approaching a rhino in its wild habitat. The knowledgeable game rangers share the interesting facts about the Kruger Park's complex ecosystem with its animals, birds, trees, plants and insects.

The Naledi morning game drive departs before the sunrise during which a stop for a coffee break is enjoyed in the bush. During the afternoon, when the temperature starts to cool down and the animals start to move, guests embark on their late afternoon/evening game drive. After a sundowner stop, the drive leads into the night making for an exceptional adventure.

After the delicious breakfast, Naledi visitors may enjoy a walking safari into the bush, exploring the 'Big Five' country. During the bush walks, one gets to learn and see the smaller creatures in the bushveld, including small flowers hiding as well as tracks and signs, birds and insects. The field guide packs a cooler box and a bird book after breakfast and takes guests to one of the lodge's activate waterhole hides where guests may sit in complete safety to observe the surrounding environment.

Game viewing activities:

  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon & evening game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Photographic safari opportunities
  • Waterhole hides.

The Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport lies a 45 minutes drive away from Naledi lodge, the Phalaborwa Airport is about one hour drive away. The bush camp can be reached within 2.5 hours from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in Nelspruit (KMIA).

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

  • Alarm clock radio
  • Bedside table
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Dining Room
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Lounge
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Game Viewing
  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon / evening game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Photographic safari opportunities
  • Waterhole hides.

  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Ice machine
  • Plunge pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wake-up call
Children Policy
  • The child policy is as follows:

    • Children 3 years and younger are free of charge
    • Children 12 years and younger pay half price
    • Children over the age of 12 pay full price.

Available Rooms

Rockfig and Marula Suite

Marula Suite

The Marula Suite is located close to the main pool area as well as to the viewing deck. This Suite has two inter-leading bedrooms, one equipped with a luxury double bed and the other with a 3/4 size beds, you have one en suite bathroom, your private patio and best of all, a magnificent view of the valley, to the waterhole where animals and birds come and go all day!

Single Room R4710
Double Room R6830

Paperbark Suite

The Paperback Suite is perfect for couples and is equipped with an King size bed from which you can look out through the sliding glass doors to the bush beyond.


Paperbark has one of Africa's authentic pleasures in an outdoor shower, but of course, you have a full en-suite indoor bathroom as well.


Single Room R5260
Double Room R7930

Leadwood Suites

The Leadwood Suite is slightly separated from the other rooms and has its private splash pool cut into a widespread private wooden deck- two grand bedrooms separated by a cool and relaxing lounge and covered patio exclusively for the use of Leadwood Suite guests.

Each bedroom has its own en suite bathroom and you can choose either a king size bed or two 3/4 size beds in each bedroom making this ideal for families or close friends.

Single Room R12050
Double Room R12050

Rock Fig Suite

Single Room R5570
Double Room R8550

Naledi Bushcamp Specials

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.204500

Longitude: 30.888498


Directions from Johannesburg International Airport (OR Tambo):

Take the R21 (Boksburg) motorway from the airport and then the N12 to Witbank.
Pass Witbank and Middelburg, now on the N4, and turn off the highway at Belfast (R33).
Pass through Belfast and follow the signs to Dullstroom (R540).
From Dullstroom to Lydenburg (R540) and then on to Ohrigstad (R36).
From Ohrigstad (R36), then some 10kms past the Abel Erasmus Tunnel (R527) to Hoedspruit.
At Hoedspruit turn left to Phalaborwa at the 3rd fourway stop (the R40).
Travel 16.5 kilometres on this road until you get to a sign Balule Olifants West Gate on your left and this is directly opposite the Reserve gates.
Turn in at the gate.
The gate guard will radio the lodge, the lodge is seven kilometres from the gate away along a well maintained gravel road.
From the gate, proceed left and continue to Naledi.
Turn left at the gate and travel in a Northerly direction along the fence for 900m then turn right into Marula Rd and continue for 2.3 km until you see the sign on the left Naledi Enkoveni.
Continue straight for a further 1.8 km until you reach an intersection.
Turn right here into Sable road and continue for 700m until you cross over a bridge Leeuspruit.
Travel for a further 800m until you see the sign Naledi Bushcamp.
Turn right here and proceed to the Lodge.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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