Sunbird Lodge - Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants

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Phalaborwa Accommodation
Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants

Sunbird Lodge

Phalaborwa, Valley of the Olifants - Accommodation

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Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa

Sunbird Lodge is a family run business, emphasizing on good quality & friendly service! Experience the ambiance of more than 2.5 acres of tropical gardens which give host to a wide variety of bird-life, just relax and let your hosts Samantha and David Lockhart ensure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Laze by the swimming pool, sit under one of our Lapa’s with a drink from the bar or take in the gardens at night looking at the stars, you can just unwind and let your stress melt away.

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
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
Activities Nearby
  • Ballooning
  • Big 5
  • Bird Watching
  • Horse Riding
  • River Rafting/Expedition
  • Walking

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 8' 42.8" E / 23° 57' 15.2" S

By Car / Driving

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 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.Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M960.5 km
4.Turn right onto Voortrekker Rd83 m
5.Turn right at the 1st cross street25 m
6.Merge onto R21 via the ramp to R24/Johannesburg/O R Tambo International Airport
Toll road
7.2 km
7.At the interchange 429A-Rietfontein, keep left and follow signs for N12 toward Witbank
Partial toll road
113 km
8.Merge onto N4
Toll road
85.8 km
9.Take the exit toward R330.6 km
10.Keep left at the fork and merge onto R332.9 km
11.Turn right onto Steven Masango St0.3 km
12.Continue onto R54032.0 km
13.Continue onto Lion Cachet St0.5 km
14.Continue onto Hugenoten St1.5 km
15.Continue onto R54052.3 km
16.Turn left onto R362.3 km
17.Continue straight onto Viljoen St0.6 km
18.Turn left onto Buhrmann St0.8 km
19.Turn right onto De Clercq St/R36/R37
Continue to follow R36
102 km
20.Turn left to stay on R369.9 km
21.Turn right onto R53025.3 km
22.Turn left onto R40/R526
Continue to follow R40
36.7 km
23.Turn right7.2 km
24.Turn right onto Potgieter St0.2 km
25.Turn left onto President Nelson Mandela Rd0.3 km
26.Turn right onto Sealene St1.4 km
27.Turn right onto Rooibos St0.2 km
28.Turn left onto Blackwood St
Destination will be on the left
0.3 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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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

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Wonderful place to sleep over. Dave friendliness and help is exceptional.

review by Pieter Swanepoel

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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!

review by Bastian Kopal

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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!

review by Lance Roberts

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Clean and safe and friendly

review by Karin van der westhuizen

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Fantastic service and extremely helpful staff, room extremely clean and tidy, air conditioning system worked well and very quite. Thanks for a fantastic stay.

review by Alan Hamman

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Nice garden views. Friendly staff.

review by Hennie van der Colff

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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.

review by Malebo Malope

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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

review by Tumza Phatane

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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

review by Khethukuthula Nozipho Hadebe

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This is a very nice and serene place to stay at. Breakfast is also yummy! David is a great host!

review by Mandla Majivolo

"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.

review by Janine Taylor, South Africa

"June 2006"

Pleasant stay. Very hospitable people.

review by Bennie Otto, South Africa

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