Kruger Park Lodges in South Africa



Ngala Safari Lodge

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Greater Kruger National Park 


This gracious, colonial-style safari lodge, set in Ngala's extraordinary African wilderness, is renowned for its superb accommodation. It provides an unbeatable family safari experience in the heart of the Kruger National Park.

The 20 thatched cottages are shaded by Mopane trees and overlook the riverine below. All feature air conditioning, intimate verandahs and green slate en suite baths and showers.


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Ngala Lodge's main thatched dining, bar and sitting areas are open to the African bushveld, and the large swimming pool looks out over a busy waterhole where elephants are frequently sighted.


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Ngala Lodge's Highlights

  • 20 thatched chalets
  • One luxurious Safari Suite with private pool
  • En suite bathrooms and air-conditioning
  • Swimming pool and game viewing sundeck
  • African gift gallery
  • Small Luxury Hotels of the World member


Enquire with Safari Destinations regarding special discounted rates for short notice bookings, SA Residents, Family bookings, etc.  

Ngala Lodge's sophisticated Safari Suite

Ideal for honeymooners, Ngala's Safari Suite boasts a spacious sitting room, elegant en suite bedroom, private deck, private swimming pool, spacious mahogany lounge and exclusive safari vehicle and butler service. The expansive sundeck of this superior suite overlooks the Mopane riverbed, where private meals are served at the guest's request.


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Tented Safari camp

Set on the banks of the great seasonal Timbavati River, six luxurious tented suites feature en suite bathrooms with spacious baths and outdoor showers. A lap pool merges with the contours of the riverbank – great for laid-back game viewing. 

In true AndBeyond style, Ngala Tented Safari Camp was designed to provide minimal impact on the environment.Ngala Tented Safari Camp is situated just three kilometres from Orpen Gate and centrally situated to all the Kruger National Park's wildlife attractions.

Ngala Tented Safari Camp's Highlights

  • Just six luxurious tented suites
  • En suite bathrooms and outdoor showers
  • Overhead fans
  • Intimate game viewing wooden decks
  • Contoured lap pool
  • Small Luxury Hotels of the World member

Ngala Tented Safari Camp's interiors

Ngala Tented Safari Camp is a gracious camp with a contemporary feel and flamboyant styling. Guest areas feature retro pieces from the 50s, 60s and 70s and beautiful timber decks overlook the seasonal riverbed.

Exceptional game viewing:

 Whether observing a herd of elephants from a safe distance, tracking rhino or examining spiders, ant lions and dung beetles, the excitement is never far off. Dramatic night game-drives reveal the thrilling world of predators on the hunt.

Safety is our highest priority: CC Africa’s rangers undergo intensive specialised instruction at our Inkwazi Ranger Training School at Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and each Walking Safari begins with a comprehensive briefing on how to behave when encountering animals on foot. An armed ranger and experienced tracker accompany guests throughout.



  • Four spacious tents

    • En suite bathrooms with flush w.c.s and hot bucket showers
    • Comfortable beds
    • Big game viewing on foot
    • Armed specialist rangers ensure guests’ safety
    • Maximum eight people (guests must be 16 years/older)
    • Delicious bush cuisine
    • Daily walking safaris (closed in December, January and February)



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