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Klaserie River Safari Lodge provides a tranquil riverfront retreat in between a variety of activities and adventures arranged according to expertly sewn-together itineraries in South Africa's sought after Lowveld region.

About the camp

Klaserie River Safari Lodge is named purely for its idyllic location along the banks of the river. The prestigious positioning of guest rooms provides a tranquil retreat in between a variety of activities and adventures arranged according to expertly sewn-together itineraries.

There are two main areas to the lodge: Top Lodge and River Camp. Roughly a 5-minute bush walk apart, each area has a swimming pool, dining area, kitchen, and bar.

Top Lodge has an expansive verandah overlooking a waterhole, and is a scenic and sunny spot for breakfast or lunch. River Camp has a boma, ideal for dinner under the stars, accompanied by the sounds of the river.

There is no fencing throughout the camp and a variety of plains game frequents the lodge waterhole. Elephants have been known to visit from the neighbouring Thornybush Game Reserve, and hyena and leopard can be seen and heard at night. 

Features and Facilities

Klaserie River Safari Lodge facilitates an array of expertly planned safari excursions and adventures in South Africa’s most sought after Lowveld region. The lodge itself is the ideal retreat, equipped with the following features:

  • Both areas of the lodge have dining areas, separate kitchens, bars, swimming pools and WiFi
  • All 11 chalets located at River Camp along the Klaserie River
  • Open-air boma for alfresco dining at River Camp
  • Two swimming pools with sun loungers at River Camp
  • Waterhole visited by various game at Top Lodge
  • WiFi freely available in the main lodge areas, but not in rooms
  • Two chalets have an interleading door, creating a family unit sleeping 4 people
  • All chalets have en suite bathrooms (shower, toilet, basins), air-conditioning, wooden viewing decks with tables and chairs, coffee facilities, mini bar fridge and snack menu, ceiling fans, and mosquito nets.
  • Additional toilets located in main lodge areas

Location

Klaserie River Safari Lodge is located in the Thornybush region of the Greater Kruger Park area, surrounded by revered Big 5 game reserves bordering the Kruger Park.

In a private reserve opposite the gate to the Thornybush Game Reserve, Klaserie River Safari Lodge occupies a plot on the banks of the Klaserie River. 

This prestigious location is in the middle of the popular Greater Kruger safari hub of South Africa.

The lodge is within day-trip distance is the Kruger National Park (Orpen Gate), the Panorama Route, Blyde River Canyon, various endangered species centres, and thrilling outdoor activities

The town of Hoedspruit is only 26km away and the local Eastgate Airport is only 16km away, making the lodge very easily accessible to fly-in guests, while the road journey to Johannesburg is a scenic 5-hour drive. 

Getting There

From Hoedspruit:

Exit Hoedspruit on the R40 in a southerly direction (towards White River). About 6km out of town, turn left at a sign for Eastgate Airport.  Pass through control gates and continue straight down the tar road.

You will pass Eastgate Airport on your left – continue straight for 16km until you turn right onto the Guernsey Road. Continue on the Guernsey Road for 10km until you see the gates to Klaserie River Safari Lodge on the right (sign appears 100m before the gate). 

From Johannesburg

Take the N4 highway to Witbank and continue past Middleburg, Belfast and Machadadorp. Follow the Schoemanskloof option on the N4 and then take the R36 to Lydenburg. Follow the R36 to Ohrigstad, through Strydom Tunnel and take the R527 to Hoedspruit.

At the T-Junction, turn right onto the R40 towards Klaserie, and continue 6km until the turnoff (left) for Eastgate Airport. Turn here and continue until you pass the airport on the left – continue straight for 16km until you turn right onto the Guernsey Road. Continue for 10km until you see the gates to Klaserie River Safari Lodge on the right (sign appears 100m before the gate). 

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