Buhala Lodge - Malelane, Wild Frontier

Malelane Accommodation
Malelane, Wild Frontier

Buhala Lodge

Malelane, Wild Frontier - Accommodation

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Buhala Lodge in Malelane

Buhala Lodge is an enchanting five star colonial style thatch roof lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River. The ample outdoor veranda space, provides all guests an opportunity to relax and dine outside while admiring gorgeous views of the Kruger National Park, and all the wild life splendor it has to offer. Members of the Big 5 are frequent visitors to our property along with many other species such as a variety of antelope.The lodge is a family owned and run business which focuses on guest comfort and relaxation paired with all the luxury you would expect.A fully licensed restaurant and bar is situated at the main building. Buhala Lodge is well known for fine cuisine and our exceptional wine list showcasing only the finest South African wines. Meals are served either al fresco on our veranda, or in our gracious dining room and the whole ambiance is one of casual elegance. Dinners are served in the form of a three course meal with daily menu changes. An a la cart menu is available for light lunches. Our guests have the rare opportunity to play golf at the exclusive Leopard Creek Golf Course. The golf course, usually reserved for members only, offers players a wildlife experience while challenging their golfing skills on South Africa’s number one golf course.Safari’s into the Kruger National Park are arranged and done by our very experienced guide. Early morning walks and even night drives can also be arranged as well as any and all transfers that might be needed.Our open deck bush spa with sweeping views over the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River, provide a selection of treatments for those who wish to relax after a long day.Our rooms are divided into four room types namely Standard rooms, Kruger Park River rooms, Kruger Park Balcony rooms and Elephant Garden suites. All the rooms are beautifully furnished and can accommodate two guests each. The rooms all have tea / coffee making facilities as well as en-suite bathrooms with free standing showers. The Standard rooms have views over the gardens and mountains while the other room types have views over the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at Buhala Lodge,Malelane, Wild Frontier

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Hiking
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Womens Day Weekend
Activities Nearby
  • Big 5
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Waterhole

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 37' 52.3" E / 25° 26' 32.2" S

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Driving to Buhala Lodge in Malelane, Wild Frontier

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O R Tambo Airport, 1 O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 1.2 km / Duration: 4 hours 3 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R21 N/City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria and merge onto R21
Partial toll road
2.8 km
3.Slight left toward Voortrekker Rd (signs for Voortrekker Road/Kempton Park/M96)0.5 km
4.Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Voortrekker Rd0.1 km
5.Turn right at the 1st cross street toward R21 (signs for R21/R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport)
Partial toll road
0.5 km
6.Merge onto R21
Toll road
1.4 km
7.Keep left to stay on R21
Toll road
5.3 km
8.At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank
Partial toll road
113 km
9.Merge onto N4
Toll road
116 km
10.Take the exit toward R360.5 km
11.Continue onto R3615.3 km
12.Continue straight onto R53945.5 km
13.Turn left onto N4
Partial toll road
100 km
14.Turn left1.2 km
15.Slight right
Destination will be on the left
1.2 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

+ FIND FLIGHT TO Johannesburg

OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.

OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.

Reviews for Buhala Lodge

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An unbelievable experience. The view from the deck was unreal. Hippos, elephants, Cape buffalo, crocs, rhino, giraffe, monkeys, impala, water buck... all from the deck in one nights stay. Accommodations are world class. Great experience!

review by Justin McCullers

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We had a fabulous time at Buhala Lodge. Food was exceptional! Saw plenty game from our suite deck. Loved our suite and outdoor shower. Game drive to Kruger Park was wonderful. Ranger very knowledgeable. Staff very friendly and curious. Would stay here again!

review by Anesca Dorfling

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Best sundoner spot and great G&T too! Lovely setting with professional and friendly staff . Well worth stop in the Lowveld.

review by Merek and Kathleen Svacha

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What an amazing place great food lots of wild life great service

review by Hendrik De Waal

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Great place to relax and wind down. The natural surroundings, animals of the kruger national park and the crocodile river just adds to the scenery. The food is delicious, staff is fantastic and the rooms are specious and neat.

review by Paseka Thendo

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The setting is amazing, view of the Kruger Park over the Sabie river. Stunning accommodation, excellent food, great wine selection

review by Mark Rader

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Superb stay... very cozy and comfortable room. The staff is polite and happy to help.. the view is stunning..

review by Jhanvi Rathod

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We enjoyed 2 nites with full board. The lodge is on the Crocodile River so there's lots of game to watch. The owners and staff are wonderful and go over the top to accommodate their guests. You will feel like Family.

review by Gisela Spires

"Beautiful lodge to relax and enjoy"

Very enjoyable! Pleasant few days at a beautiful setting in a beautiful place with good food, good service, elegant rooms, good hosts - for sure a place to return to

review by Margie Botha, South Africa

"Patricia's weekend away"

I was very impressed with the friendly helpful staff and the overall layout and features of Buhala and would recommend it to all.It was a great weekend

review by Patricia Jones, South Africa

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