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Numbi Gate and Pretoriuskop Rest Camp Hazyview, Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park 1242 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20/09/08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/09/08 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#121 of 182 Speciality lodging in Kruger National Park
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Sawubona, welcome to Mdluli Safari Lodge! Mdluli Safari Lodge is the story of one man’s vision for the land, and for the Mdluli people. Today this land is significant for many reasons. We invite you to be part of our story – a tale of the wonder and beauty of the Kruger National Park, the authentic charm of Siswati tradition, and a deep-rooted commitment to conservation. The lodge is located inside the south-western region of the Kruger National Park, a 5 hour drive from Gauteng and accessible via a private road from Numbi Gate – the closest gate from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. Mdluli Safari Lodge will ensure a relaxing luxury tented experience where you can connect with nature. Savour meals around the open flames of the boma fire. Spot wildlife from the swimming pool, deck, restaurant, and bar. Enjoy Big Five game drives and walks with experienced guides. Mdluli Safari Lodge is a sustainable tourism initiative, and a proud partnership with the local Mdluli Community, who receive direct and indirect socio-economic benefits. This means it's a story where you feel good, but also leave goodness behind!
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Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Free breakfast
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Mosquito net
24-hour front desk
Parking
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans

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Numbi Gate and Pretoriuskop Rest Camp Hazyview, Mpumalanga, Kruger National Park 1242 South Africa
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georgemathaila wrote a review Mar 2021
Lydenburg, South Africa1 contribution
The Management team and the staff members were very helpful and always friendly. We had a wonderful experience during our stay at the Lodge. We would recommend the establishment to friends and family.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Sawubona George, Thank you for your feedback and review! We are pleased that you had a pleasant stay at Mdluli and we truly hope to see you again soon! Have a good day! Regards, Christelle
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PeeGKay wrote a review Feb 2021
Mount Edgecombe, South Africa26 contributions6 helpful votes
From the time we arrived at the lodge to the time we departed (after extending our intended visit) our experience was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed the super appointed, airconditioned luxurious 'tents', the wonderful, friendly and helpful staff, our excellent game-viewing with very experienced guides, languishing in the large infinity pool watching elephant splash in the water hole nearby....not to mention the delicious food. All in all a memorable experience which we look forward to in future visits.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Responded 09 Mar 2021
Sawubona! Thank you for your positive review! We are extremely happy that you decided to extend your stay - time in the magical Kruger is just never enough :) We will gladly share your feedback with our broader team! We look forward to your next visit! Regards, Christelle
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Terry D wrote a review Feb 2021
Cape Town, South Africa11 contributions1 helpful vote
Mdluli Lodge has a beautiful story behind it. Knowing this special story made us appreciate the whole experience even more. The staff are so warm and obliging. The food was excellent at all times. Attention to detail in the rooms was of the highest standards. Decor is beautiful. Rooms are spotless and comfortable. The setting of the lodge is stunning - especially the rim flow pool and the patios of the rooms. Covid protocols adhered to strictly. All in all a wonderful trip. Highly recommend
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Responded 23 Feb 2021
Sawubona, We are happy that you had a magical time in the heart of Kruger National Park! Our story is our DNA and core of how the lodge came into being and we truly have an ongoing and proud partnership with the Mdluli Community! We cannot wait to see you agin soon! Regards, Christelle
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Andrew wrote a review Feb 2021
Durbanville, South Africa134 contributions11 helpful votes
Had a wonderful stay. Despite the weather challenges had over 150 mm of rain one evening, we really enjoyed the time at Mdluli. The animal sighting where scares due to the rain but it was still so wonderful to see the Kruger so green and the dams full. The service levels were exceptional and the luxury tents extremely comfortable. The staff where so attentive to the Covid protocols. It made us feel really safe. Well done to the whole team.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Responded 24 Feb 2021
Sawubona! We are pleased that you had a great stay at Mdluli. It is a pity that you came during the heavy rainfall period - we are however extremely grateful for the rain before the winter season! Best advise is to just book another trip to Mdluli ;) We are also very conscious and dedicated to make health and safety of our guests during Covid-19 our first priority! We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Regards, Christelle
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Paul Ashley wrote a review Feb 2021
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Mdluli Safari Lodge is perfectly positioned, 6km from Numbi gate (closest to Nelspruit), but fully inside the Kruger national park. We received a warm welcome from Chris the manager (he actually picked us up at Numbi gate as the normally excellent road was under repair after the January/Feb rains). Thembi and other reception staff were very welcoming; Covid protocols were discreetly applied. Transfer to our room by golf cart by Luanda was seamless. We could then relax before our afternoon game drive. The 4:30pm drive with Nico was great - he has tremendous knowledge of the park and the animals. We returned at 730pm after enjoying a sun downer in the park. All the tents are aligned with a small river where animals frequently visit - the infinity pool opposite the river is the perfect spot to watch them. The word tent is not an adequate description of the accommodation. Yes the walls and ceiling are canvas, but the rooms are very generously sized with solid timber floors, sliding glass entry doors, full head room throughout, a huge king plus bed that was incredibly comfortable, a luxurious bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower. The classic glamorous camping experience. We enjoyed an excellent four course dinner (3 choices of main) and complimentary wine (or BYO with no corkage) . The nighttime chorus from the crickets was a beautiful lullaby to send us to sleep. In the morning we took a 6am game drive with Nico again - conditions were perfect, as was breakfast with cold and hot choices available. Taking a relaxing spa is a must during the day, also a swim in the infinity pool. The evening highlight was taking sun-downers on the granite monolith behind the Lodge. Drinks and snacks were organised by the staff, and we were taken over to by golf cart. On top of the rock a table and chairs were set up for us to enjoy a fabulous sunset! What a superb experience with endless views of the park. A perfect day was rounded with a delicious dinner again, with excellent service by Octavia. A big thank you to all the staff who made our stay so special.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Responded 10 Mar 2021
Sawubona! Thank you for taking the time to write such an insightful review! It is lovely to hear such positive feedback. We will share this with the broader team and give recognition to our staff for their great service. We are truly pleased that you had a magical stay at Mdluli and we hope to see you again very soon! Regards, Christelle
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US$231 - US$513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mdluli Safari Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Mdluli Safari Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Napi Wilderness Trail (4.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mdluli Safari Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Mdluli Safari Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Mdluli Safari Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Mdluli Safari Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mdluli Safari Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Mdluli Safari Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Is Mdluli Safari Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.