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Buhala Lodge


| Excellent 11 reviews

About Buhala Lodge

About Buhala Lodge

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

Safari: Full day safaris done by our own guide with our open safari vehicle. Safaris are done in the Kruger National Park.

Spa: Our little bush spa overlooks the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River and with the selection of treatments makes for the perfect way to relax after a long day.

Golf: - Access to Leopard Creek Golf Course - South Africa's best golf course - Kambaku Golf Club a short drive away - Skukuza Golf Club, situated inside the Kruger National Park

Wedding Venues: We cater for weddings of up to 50 guests. Ceremony takes place on our beautiful viewing deck underneath the sausage tree and the three course dinner for the reception, takes place on our outdoor veranda overlooking the Park and the river.

Family friendly: - 2 family suites - each can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 12. - swimming pool, cycling and large gardens

Romantic: Beautiful Honeymoon suite with romantic four poster bed overlooking the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River. Activities such as safari's and night drives are arranged. Romantic dinners are served by candle light under the stars.

Covid Safety Approved: Buhala follows the FEDHASA guidelines and our staff have been trained on COVID19 preparedness. We use approved disinfectants, PPE and hand hygiene. Due to our size and location situation social distancing is easy to practice.

 Sleeps 36
Type: Lodge
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:30
Reviews: 11 reviews


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Guest Reviews

Buhala Lodge
4.5 out of 5 stars - 11 votes
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mr van huyssteen
July 2014
This is a really nice place. We are happy with the accommodation as we really enjoyed it. Certainly recommended.
hannes fourie, south africa
October 2011
It was a wonderful time. The service, well, book and see for yourself - excellent. My wife and I will do it again. Very romantic evenings by candlelight and the Elephant Room was just what I wanted - private.
ruby chanock, south africa
August 2009
Most beautiful lodge, wide open spaces, abundant wildlife and superb hospitality. Couldn't have asked for any better.Was sad to leave!
mrs faust
March 2009
We had a very nice stay at Buhala, a gorgeous room with beautiful river view. The food was ok, but had to pay extra for everything (dinner and game drive).
mr leggett
July 2008
This is the second time we have stayed at Buhala and once again we were not disappointed. Our room was enormous and very comfortable; dinner was excellent, with the food being beautifully cooked and presented. The staff were helpful without being obtrusive, nothing was too much trouble. The animals on the opposite side of the bank lived up to expectations, over lunch we were able to watch elephant... Read more


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Tourism Graded
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off the grid
  • Vitality Collection
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Lunch
  • House Keeping
  • Massage
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Shower
  • Load shedding Backup

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • AA Recommended
  • AA Superior
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Buhala Lodge location

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Buhala Lodge is 14km from the centre of Malelane , the nearest airport 59.5km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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30% OFF special deal. Buhala Lodge is an enchanting five star colonial style thatch roof lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River