Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants - Accommodation
Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa
Accommodation is available on a B&B basis. Lunches and evening meals can be provided on request. Choose from one of five rooms in the main house, one of two by the swimming pool or one of the three garden rooms . All the rooms with their own private access from the gardens. All the rooms are either twin or double bedded with an en suite bathroom (either bath and shower or just shower), all have TV's, air conditioning and ceiling fans and have tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have their own stoops with table and chairs.
All our rooms are spacious and of a good standard. We also offer excellent braai facilities, a unique African bar, a large swimming pool, secure parking, laundry service, fax and Internet (WIFI) connections. Transfers from Pahalaborwa airport can also be arranged for a nominal fee.
Facilities & Activities nearby:
Facilities available at Sunbird Lodge,Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants
- Airport Shuttle
- Credit Card Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Parking on Premises
- Satellite TV
- Swimming Pool
- Big 5
- Bird Watching
- Horse Riding
- River Rafting/Expedition
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 8' 42.8" E / 23° 57' 15.2" S
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Driving to Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 0.3 km / Duration: 5 hours 11 mins|
|1.||Head northwest||0.5 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
|3.||Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M96||0.5 km|
|4.||Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd||83 m|
|5.||Turn right at the 1st cross street||25 m|
|6.||Merge onto R21 via the ramp to R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport|
|7.||At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank|
Partial toll road
|8.||Merge onto N4|
|9.||Take the exit toward R33||0.6 km|
|10.||Keep left at the fork and merge onto R33||2.9 km|
|11.||Turn right onto Steven Masango St||0.3 km|
|12.||Continue onto R540||32.0 km|
|13.||Continue onto Lion Cachet St||0.5 km|
|14.||Continue onto Hugenoten St||1.5 km|
|15.||Continue onto R540||52.3 km|
|16.||Turn left onto R36||2.3 km|
|17.||Continue straight onto Viljoen St||0.6 km|
|18.||Turn left onto Buhrmann St||0.8 km|
|19.||Turn right onto De Clercq St/R36/R37|
Continue to follow R36
|20.||Turn left to stay on R36||9.9 km|
|21.||Turn right onto R530||25.3 km|
|22.||Turn left onto R40/R526|
Continue to follow R40
|23.||Turn right||7.2 km|
|24.||Turn right onto Potgieter St||0.2 km|
|25.||Turn left onto President Nelson Mandela Rd||0.3 km|
|26.||Turn right onto Sealene St||1.4 km|
|27.||Turn right onto Rooibos St||0.2 km|
|28.||Turn left onto Blackwood St|
Destination will be on the left
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 Sunbird Lodge
Wonderful place to sleep over. Dave friendliness and help is exceptional.
Very spacious lodges for a fair price, very good breakfast and a great host who gave us hints about where to eat at night and what routes to take at Kruger.Thank you very much Dave, had a great stay!
The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The place is neat and clean. Very close to the Kruger gate. Dave was very helpful with making the booking for the game drive and recommending places in town. I will gladly recommend Sunbird Lodge anytime!
Clean and safe and friendly
Fantastic service and extremely helpful staff, room extremely clean and tidy, air conditioning system worked well and very quite. Thanks for a fantastic stay.
Nice garden views. Friendly staff.
Wonderful place especially if you want to relax. The hospitality deserves a 10/10. The pool is kept very clean and the garden is spacious, full of trees and is exquisite.
The owners Dave, Samantha and their staff was helpful and friendly. Great breakfast & lovely garden, closer to Phalaborwa Kruger Gate will definitely recommend the place for a stay over
Good Side: Friendly owner, great breakfast, comfortable beds, easy to find. Quite close to the Phalaborwa Kruger Gate.Not so Great: Bathroom needs a scrub
This is a very nice and serene place to stay at. Breakfast is also yummy! David is a great host!
"What a fabulous place!"
We had the pleasure of staying at Sunbird Lodge for a night before commencing our stay in the Kruger. The place was spotless and the service was friendly. We could not fault anything! When next we are going to be in Phalaborwa we will certainly stay there again! Thank you to our hosts.
Pleasant stay. Very hospitable people.
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