Ngwenya Lodge

Ngwenya Lodge is situated on the banks of the Crocodile River, overlooking the Southern boundary of the Kruger National Park. This exclusive location effectively incorporates Ngwenya into the greater game area of the Kruger, granting you the opportunity to view game such as the Big Five from the comfort of a hide, your patio or the Le Fera Restaurant deck.

Ngwenya is a haven for all lovers of wildlife and with an abundance of bird species, it is ideal for avid birders. The resort offers activities and facilities to keep young and old entertained, from mini golf, to swimming pools and a games room that is second to none, Ngwenya is the perfect getaway for the entire family.

Heading to the Big 5 hub soon? Pre-book your spa treatments, meals and fire starters in advance at great rates. Dial Reservations 72 hours prior to your visit on 012 492 1230 to secure your add-ons.

Click here to visit the Ngwenya Lodge Website

Ngwenya Lodge holds RCI Gold Crown status. This great achievement represents the hard work and dedication of both our on-site and off-site management teams.

Chalet Types
Studio sleeps 2
1 bedroom sleeps 4 (with sleeper couch)
2 bedroom sleeps 4
2 bedroom sleeps 6 (some units with 2 single beds in loft areas and some have a sleeper couch)
3 bedroom sleeps 8 (with sleeper couch)
4 bedroom sleeps 10 (with sleeper couch)
Please note: sleeper couches are only suitable for children under 12

*IF you require any special assistance in terms of access, please contact the resort directly*

Additional Information
Things you might want to bring:
- Passports (Mozambique and Swaziland close by)
- Double adaptors for personal appliances
- Binoculars
- Bird and animal guides

Chalet Facilities

  • Braai Facility (Charcoal Only)
  • Cleaning service (Mon-Sat.
    Sunday service available at
    nominal charge)
  • DSTV (Hotel Bouquet)
  • Microwave, Stove and Fridge
  • Safe
  • Parking

Onsite Facilities

  • Beauty salon
  • Bar
  • Bird watching
  • Game viewing
  • Mini golf
  • Trampolines
  • Jungle gym
  • Beauty salon
  • Curio shop
  • Games room
  • Pool Tables
  • Table tennis
  • Foosball table
  • Playstation
  • Board games for hire
  • Xbox Kinect
  • Wi-Fi
  • Swimming towels for hire
  • Laundrettes and laundry
  • Fishing (catch and release
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pools
  • Tennis
  • ATM
  • Babysitting
  • Kiddies room
  • Movies
  • Building blocks
  • Chalk board
  • Coloring books
  • Convenience Shop
  • Le Fera Restaurant

Nearby Attractions & Activities

  • Tiger Fishing 13km
  • Golf 15km
  • Kruger National Park 9km
  • Kruger International Airport 95km
  • Medical facilities 13km (Private Doctor)
  • Supermarket 13km
  • Hospital 95km
  • Mozambique 25km
  • Swaziland 80km

  • Kruger National Park
  • Crocodile Bridge Gate entrance 9km
  • Malelane Gate entrance 45km

Important Information

Wi-Fi and Cell Service
Complimentary Wi-Fi facilities are available throughout the Resort for our guests' convenience.
Cell Service- limited for Cell C and Telkom users

Check In/Out
16:00 / 10:00

A refundable key / breakage / appliance deposit is required at check-in.
Extra Towel and Linen Changes.
Hire Of Games Room Equipment.
Sunday Cleaning Service.
(Enquire at Reception)
Swimming Towels for Hire.
Tennis Court Bookings.
Please Note
Ngwenya is located in a high-risk malaria area. Please take the necessary precautions and be sure to bring along mosquito repellent.

Farm Whiskey
Tenbosch Road

From Johannesburg International Airport:
Golden Rule - stay on the N4.
Take the R21 in the direction of Boksburg/East Rand, and then take the N12 towards Witbank. This road become the N4 (please note this is a toll road) to Nelspruit. Pass Middelburg, Belfast and Waterval Boven. Go straight through Nelspruit on the N4 and follow the Komatipoort signs. After Nelspruit, you will pass the following towns - Kaapmuiden, Malelane, and Hectorspruit. Turn left ┬▒16 km after Hectorspruit at the Tenbosch sign. After about 7km turn right (follow Ngwenya Board). After about 3km turn left (follow Ngwenya Board). Travelling time is approximately 5 hours from Johannesburg.

From Durban
With passport: Drive along the North Coast, you will cross the border to S.A. at Mananga/Border gate (closes at 18h00). Proceed to Komatipoort and drive through the town in the direction of Crocodile Bridge. 7km's out of town you turn left at the Marloth Park sign. 6km's further, turn right at Ngwenya Lodge. Without a passport: Drive around Swaziland via Pongola, Piet Retief, Badplaas and Barberton. You will join the N4 at Kaapmuiden and then follow N4 in direction of Komatipoort (see above directions from Malelane).

GPS coordinates
25° 22.710' S
31° 51.498' E