Hoedspruit, South Africa


Main Lodge

At the main area, we offer 2 en-suite River View rooms and 1 en-suite Garden View room, which are tastefully decorated to suit the surroundings. Each offer a mini-bar, Aircon and a tea/coffee station. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property - FREE of charge, and can be accessed in the rooms. When booking the River/Garden View Rooms - you will have the pleasure of indulging in our delicious breakfast and localized dinner included in the rate.
Should you wish to book as part of a larger group, we do have the availability to accommodate up to 12 guests, please enquire directly.

The lodge itself has a wonderful outside seating area, as well an indoor dining room, bar and lounge for our guests to enjoy.

There is a small splash pool available to cool you down during those summer days!

Sit back, relax, & enjoy viewing animals coming down to drink at the river or watch birds feed in our two magnificent sycamore fig trees.


From R1950 per adult (over 11), per night (sharing), DBB

From R975 per child (under 11), per night (sharing with parents), DBB

We can offer the entire lodge to you exclusively on either a self-catered or fully catered rate plan. Please enquire directly.

Maninghi Lodge Room benefits include:
  • Unrestricted viewing of the magnificent Olifants River (30m from the building)
  • Fully furnished bedrooms with mosquito mesh doors. Nets are available – please request upon booking.
  • Bathroom facilities, with towels and complimentary toiletries
  • Viewing deck, overlooking the river, and the two sycamore figs
  • Outside thatched lapa area, with a built-in braai
  • Splash pool
  • Comfortably appointed lounge area
  • Wi-fi access
  • Hot beverages
  • Honesty Bar offered at an extra cost
  • Accessible to many nearby exciting activity destinations.
Please note that our rates exclude:
  • Game Drives, Guided Walks & Other Activities offered - unless specifically mentioned
  • Balule Nature Reserve conservation and vehicle fees, payable at the gate in CASH upon entry
  • Transfers to/from Maninghi Lodge
  • Beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • Laundry
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Baby-sitters
  • Gratuities
Additional Information:
  • The Balule Game Reserve charges a conservation fee of R200 per person, and R250 per vehicle fee. Please pay in CASH upon arrival at the Gate. Fees subject to change without prior notice.
  • Balule is a low-risk malaria area: please consult with your doctor for precautionary measures

We do offer daily morning and evening Game Drives or Game Walks, as well as many fantastic day-trips within the area, please see our Activities Tab for more information!