Sabie River Bush Lodge

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
R536 Kruger Gate Road, Southern Kruger National Park, Bushbuckridge, 1242, South Africa
4.5 out of 5 rating 800 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Sabie River Bush Lodge in Cork, you'll be in the historical district, within a 15-minute drive of Sabi Sands Game Reserve and Sabie Sand Game Reserve. This lodge is 19.2 mi (31 km) from Mala Mala Game Reserve and 28.2 mi (45.3 km) from Manyeleti Game Reserve.


Make yourself at home in one of the 18 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


You can experience a safari, and enjoy a seasonal outdoor pool. This lodge also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.


Satisfy your appetite with African cuisine at Gecko Lapa, a restaurant which features a bar and a pool view. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Sabie Sand Game Reserve - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi
Sabi Sands Game Reserve - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi
Phabeni Gate, Kruger National Park - 16.5 km / 10.3 mi
Paul Kruger Statue - 18 km / 11.2 mi
Paul Kruger Entrance Gate - 18.1 km / 11.2 mi
Londolozi Game Reserve - 23.4 km / 14.6 mi
Perry's Bridge Reptile Park - 24.9 km / 15.5 mi
Elephant Whispers - 25.8 km / 16 mi
Skukuza Golf Course - 29.9 km / 18.6 mi
Shangana Cultural Village - 30.5 km / 19 mi
Mala Mala Game Reserve - 31 km / 19.2 mi
Hazyview Elephant Sanctuary - 31.3 km / 19.4 mi
Manyeleti Game Reserve - 45.3 km / 28.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
Skukuza (SZK) - 35 km / 21.8 mi
Mala Mala (AAM) - 39.2 km / 24.4 mi
Nelspruit (MQP-Kruger Mpumalanga Intl.) - 81.5 km / 50.7 mi

The preferred airport for Sabie River Bush Lodge is Nelspruit (MQP-Kruger Mpumalanga Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

National Rating
Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will be open from January to December.

  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • Alcohol is not permitted at this property.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: ZAR 140 for adults and ZAR 70 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 680 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ZAR 680.00 (one-way), (from 2 to 12 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access

  • Internet access

  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Year Built - 2010
  • -Number of floors - 1
  • -Total number of rooms - 18
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 15
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden