The deck is where Umkumbe Safari Lodge guests can view the scenic Sabi River, and the animals which are drinking or grazing on its banks make for a relaxing location. Set adjacent to the Kruger Park the lodge is a small, secluded and strives to offer its guests a personal, rustic and unique African wildlife viewing experience.
The lodge situated in the Lowveld and provides its guests with the extraordinary opportunity to discover what the African Bush has to offer in a truly unforgettable wildlife experience. The lodge features a lounge area, a bar as well as an outdoor swimming pool.
Umkumbe caters for a maximum of 24 guests in 10 chalets, which provide pure comfort while still being classy and unique. Most of the cottages have a small verandah with camping chairs and tables where you can lap up the stunning views of the Sand River. The chalets offer either a double bed or twin beds with comfortable bedding. All the rooms are en-suite, are air-conditioned and have electricity.
Both morning and afternoon safari drives are led by expert guides who take visitors to the best-known areas for animal viewing. Bush walks are also available for guests to partake in after breakfast. The Reserve spreads over 2 million hectares of land and is home to many animal species. While out on a thrilling early morning or late afternoon safari drive or bush walk, guests have the opportunity to admire many animals in their natural habitat.
Dining at the lodge is itself a unique safari experience. Dinner is served around a roaring fire in a traditional boma where guests have the chance to savour delicious South African meals. The Lodge does not have any credit card facilities for extras, drinks, gratuities at checkout. Only cash is accepted at the Lodge.