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Ohrigstad, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is a wonderful place to stay, Good and friendly reception. This was our fifth visit to the lodge. Accommodation excellent. Nice walkways between the houses and next to the river good hideaways to watch the animals and birds. The gardens are beautiful and swimming pools are sparkling and inviting. A place to be when you want to relax...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for a week over Xmas (busy) in beautiful 3 bed river fronting unit. Furnishings, service, facilities, aircon (45 degrees!), reception, and gardens, pools could not be better. Only complaint was the quality of the food in the restaurant which does not match the standard of the rest of the facility, and can be improved. A highly recommended destination for...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The self catering chalet we stayed in overlooks the river and sleeps 8, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms one on suite, kitchen, dining, lounge and covered patio with braai. Cleaning service every day except Sunday, but you can pay extra if you require that as well. The rooms are all air conditioned and also have ceiling fans. There are a few...

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durban
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breathtaking river views from hb 01, located so close to the river, you can hear the rapids. Wildlife at your doorstep. Well appointed unit, spacious, clean and comfortable. 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms with washing machine and dryer. This resort just never fails to entertain both children and adults. Friendly and courteous staff. We will always return!

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a mid-week at Ngwenya Lodge no 1 - 15 Km from the Crocodile Bridge entrance to the Kruger National Park The Unit is a 2 (bedroom), 6 (Adults), 2 Bathroom partially river view unit with all you can wish for, I highly recommend this lodge for families who would like to experience the wild side of South Africa,...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Ngwenya Lodge is a luxury lodge on the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger park. We have sat on the veranda many days and often see more wildlife than on game drives in the park. Bird life is abundant and photographers dream. The air conditioned bungalows are neat and well maintained. The on site restaurant, especially the Thursday buffet, is very...

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Lugo, Italy
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I spent one night only at this amazing place during a business trip in the area, I and my wife were lodged in one of the lodges which was big enough for a family of 4, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a big kitchen with a terrace and an unforgettable view over the river, in just less than an hour...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Ngwenya Lodge is just 15 Km from the Crocodile Bridge entrance to the Kruger National Park. The units all have air-conditioning and the bedrooms have additional ceiling fans. The lodge has several bat hotels, which initially send shivers down the spine, until you read that each bat can eat 600 mosquitoes a night. We saw very few mosquitoes, so they...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you are not staying in Kruger Park but are planning to visit the Southern part of Kruger I highly recommend Ngwenya Lodge. The chalets are spotless, comfortable and well equipped. You have a choice of riverview or pond view chalets. The chalets overlooking the Crocodile River offer frequent animal sightings but are often booked out and not available. (I...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We visited between the 28th nov and 2 dec through time share. We stayed in a lovely 4 sleeper unit (227) tucked away. I will comment on the following: 1. Try get a river facing unit 2. Try visit Kruger as often as possible, it's 5 min away! 3.staff are very friendly 4. Look out for snakes around camp On...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ngwenya Lodge is situated on the southern tip of the world-renowned Kruger National Park. This means that visitors don’t even have to leave the resort to see a huge variety of game species – including the famous Big Five. The river view chalets overlook a scenic floodplain, which allows for magnificent views of the area where the big cats often hunt. Our Dam and Bush view chalets are set back on the property and also have beautiful views, as they overlook tranquil dams or bush areas. Game viewing hides make game viewing on the riverfront accessible to all – so no one misses out on spotting any of their favorite wild animals. Holiday in the luxury you’re used to… The units have fully equipped kitchens with a stove, fridge, freezer and a microwave. Each unit has a television and an undercover veranda with patio table, chairs and a braai, for unforgettable get-togethers with family and friends. Ngwenya’s on-site facilities include a pub, a beauty salon with a wide range of treatments, a curio shop, a small convenience shop, 6 outdoor swimming pools, 18 hole Mini Golf course, 2 tennis courts, trampolines, jungle gyms, a games room with pool tables, table tennis, Playstations with Xbox Kinnect, a kiddies room with various board games, puzzles, and kids movies.We can’t wait for you to visit us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngwenya Lodge

Address: Tenbosch Road | Farm Whisky, Komatipoort 1340, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Komatipoort
Hotel Class:4 star — Ngwenya Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 194
Also Known As:
Ngwenya Lodge South Africa/Komatipoort
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“Get a river front facing unit”
 of 5 bubbles barryd933, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a chalet on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles OBwun2014, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The ones with a river view are the best”
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 of 5 bubbles 408williea, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Units on the river banks have the best view”
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