Lukimbi Safari Lodge

Lodge in Kruger National Park

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9.6 out of 10

Within Kruger's 150-sq-km Lukimbi private concession, this attractive lodge and its 16 thatched-roof suites are all perched on the bank of the Lwakhale. The rooms and common areas all flow out onto a series of riverside decks. The large suites are open plan, with sunken living rooms and outdoor showers. Guests have access to the highly ranked Leopard Creek Golf Course.

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Situated in the southern part of the Kruger National Park, Lukimbi Safari Lodge offers views of the bush and the riverbed. It boasts an outdoor pool with waterfall and a boma. The spacious suites at Lukimbi are decorated in warm colors with African-inspired artwork. They offer a covered deck, air-conditioning, mosquito nets, tea-and-coffee making facilities and a minibar. Each suite has a large bath and an indoor and outdoor shower. Lukimbi specialises in fine dining and meals are severed indoors or outdoors. The lodge also has a wine cellar and a bar for cocktails and drinks. Activities include early morning or late afternoon guided game drives or bush walks. For relaxation, spa treatments can be arranged. There is a well equipped fitness centre overlooking a river and a library. Babysitting services are offered. Lukimbi Safari Lodge is 26 km away from the Malelane Gate and 30 km away from Malelane Airport. The Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport can be reached within 1.5 hours by car.

Important information

Please inform Lukimbi Safari Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Please note: Lukimbi Safari Lodge is approximately 45 minutes from the Malelane Gate. The Kruger National Park has strict opening and closing times, and guests will not be able to enter or leave the park outside of these times.

The property therefore recommends that guests flying in to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport arrive at the airport between 11h00 and 12h00, but no later than 14h30 on the day of arrival.

Flights departing from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport should depart no earlier than 10h00 on the day of departure.

The price includes all meals, tea and coffee and 2 game drives per day.

Please note, if there are children under the age of 8 years old, a private vehicle is required for game drives. This is available at a surcharge.

Features of Lukimbi Safari Lodge


  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Bridal suite
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Children's playground
  • Gift shop
  • Library
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Sun terrace
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Kids' club
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On-site parking
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Kid meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Laundry
  • Ironing service
  • Luggage storage


  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Safety deposit box
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Free WiFi available