Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Location: Greater Kruger & Panorama Region | South Africa

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

Reflecting the pioneering times of the 19th century, Tintswalo Safari Lodge is an exclusive lodge nestled between Timbavati Game Reserve and Sabi Sand, sharing an unfenced boundary with Kruger National Park. With authentic suites connected by raised wooden platforms, a romantic setting and an extensive wine cellar, stay in this lesser known and off-the-beaten-track lodge to get away from it all with incredible wildlife that provides you with an unforgettable safari experience.
Perfect forSafari-veterans looking to get away from the crowds.
In the knowWhether travelling in a group or whether you just want to treat yourself, book the large Presidential Suite, which can accommodate four guests either exclusively or as part of the main lodge.

Recommended for...

  • Guiding
  • Honeymoon
  • Lodge
  • Service & Hospitality

Hotel Overview


Tintswalo Safari Lodge is located on the private Manyeleti Reserve concession, set on the banks of a seasonal riverbed amidst an ancient grove of sycamore trees.

Rooms at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

The six luxury suites are set on elevated decks and feature interesting décor with stylish furnishings and sections of stacked shale stone walls. Each of the suites are named after specific nineteenth century explorers and have lavish mosquito netting over the extra length double or twin beds. The spacious en-suite bathrooms have indoor and outdoor showers and the suites all open onto private decks and plunge pools with views over a waterhole.

Food and facilities

The main building houses the dining area and wine cellar, an exclusive library and a luxurious lounge warmed by a crackling fireplace. Meals are served in the formal dining area or in the open boma, and consist of flavoursome dishes created by chef, Ryno du Rand, using fresh herbs and spices.

Activities at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Be pampered at the Vital Source Spa and enjoy the low vehicle density of the Manyeleti Reserve, which offers visitors an exclusive safari experience with good Big Five game sightings, twice daily.

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