Hoedspruit, South Africa

Along side our Main Lodge building, we have 2 Safari Tents which over look the Olifants River. Our Safari tents are basic & comfortably appointed. The Tent consists of a double bed, fan, side tables & side lights, a plug point and a small patio looking onto the Olifants River. Linen and Towels are provided. Kitchen and Bathroom are communal. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property - FREE of charge, and can be accessed in the tents. Our tents are sold on a self-catering basis and meals may be had on request.
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 communal kitchen, 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 R350 per person sharing (self-catering)


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


Maninghi Lodge Tent benefits include:
  • Unrestricted viewing of the magnificent Olifants River (30m from the patio)
  • A bush experience in comfort
  • Fully furnished tents with electricity for lights and plugs
  • 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:
  • Meals
  • 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 R100 per person, and R150 per vehicle fee - SADC & R200 per person, and R250 per vehicle fee - International. 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!