Located just a short twenty-minute drive from Hoedspruit town and a convenient ten-minute distance from Hoedspruit Airport en route to the Timbavati Gate, Kubu Safari Lodge is strategically positioned as an ideal hub for exploring the surrounding area. The Lodge offers an enticing dinner, bed, and breakfast package, providing its guests with an unforgettable experience, along with a variety of activity options for a customized stay. The lodge features 48 spacious rooms that harmoniously blend contemporary conveniences with the captivating charm of traditional African aesthetics.

The lodge itself spans across twenty-five hectares of unspoiled natural bush, boasting over one kilometre of picturesque Klaserie River frontage. It’s in this pristine environment that they conduct captivating bush walks, guided by certified guides, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of the wilderness. For those eager to explore the Kruger National Park, have the choice of embarking on a self-drive adventure or opting for one of their experienced guides to accompany them in licensed open-vehicle game viewers.

Beyond wildlife experiences, guests can indulge in a range of additional activities. These include visits to the Graham Naylor Museum, the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, the Cultural Village, and the Panorama Route, to name just a few of the exciting options available. Plus, the lodge facilities include a spacious swimming pool, a welcoming boma, a delightful curio shop, and soon-to-be-opened spa and gym facilities, ensuring a well-rounded and memorable stay.


  • Rooms – 10 Standard Rooms, 28 Luxury Rooms, 5 Deluxe Rooms, 5 Family Rooms
  • Child Policy – All ages accepted
  • Spa – Coming soon 
  • Malaria Area – Low risk
  • Conference – Yes
  • Big 5 Area – No
  • Location – Hoedspruit – Limpopo
  • Drive Time 5.5 hour drive from Johannesburg, alternatively daily flights from Cape Town International Airport and O.R. Tambo International Airport directly to Eastgate (HDS) Airport


Dining & Pool

Dining – Kubu Safari Lodge offers a dining experience unlike any other. Their establishment seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor dining, providing a unique culinary adventure for our guests. The real highlight is their enchanting boma area, where dining under the African sky becomes magical. The crackling fire, rhythmic drum beats, and mouthwatering aromas create an unforgettable atmosphere. At Kubu Safari Lodge, every meal is a memorable journey.

Pool Nestled within the heart of Kubu Safari Lodge, their expansive pool is a true oasis, beckoning guests to escape the African heat in style. Stretching out in generous proportions, this aquatic haven offers ample space for relaxation and rejuvenation. Whether you’re looking to bask in the sun on their comfortable loungers, take a refreshing dip, or simply unwind by the water’s edge, their spacious pool is the perfect retreat.


We offer our guests the experience of a lifetime with our open-vehicle safaris through the Big 5 Kruger National Park. Our safaris are designed to bring you up close and personal with some of the most magnificent wildlife Africa has to offer. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will take you on an unforgettable journey through the park, where you’ll have the opportunity to witness majestic lions, towering giraffes, and graceful antelopes in their natural habitat. With our open vehicles, you’ll have an unobstructed view of the breathtaking scenery and wildlife around you.