Group Size: Based on minimum 2 passengers
Located within the Karongwe Game Reserve, with Kruger National Park and the major points of interest in Limpopo and Mpumalanga within driving distance, is a collection of fine family owned lodges. Bordered by the towering Drakensberg escarpment on the west and set in game-rich, lush vegetation, this splendid game reserve offers a variety of breathtaking views, diverse landscapes and an unrivalled African Safari experience with the opportunity of seeing the ‘Big Five’ (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo). Here is a lodge to suit all tastes and budget.
With only five thatched suites, overlooking the Kuvjename River, Kuname Lodge is a small, exclusive, luxury safari lodge with magnificent views from each of the private wooden decks. The air-conditioned suites are decorated in an elegant African style, with en-suite bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower as well as a luxurious outdoor bath, ideal for honeymooners.
Day 1 - Karongwe Game Reserve
You will be met on arrival into Hoedspruit Airport and transferred by road to the lodge. After lunch you will experience your first game drive in an open 4X4 safari vehicle with ranger and tracker, followed by dinner. (LD)
With only five thatched suites, overlooking the Kuvjename River, Kuname Lodge is a small, exclusive, luxury safari lodge with magnificent views from each of the private wooden decks. The air-conditioned suites are decorated in an elegant African style, with en-suite bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower as well as a luxurious outdoor bath, ideal for honeymooners. Dining is a special treat, a time to enjoy flavours inspired by Africa, whether it’s a BBQ with fine wines on the wooden viewing-deck or an elegant bush dinner.
Day 2 - Karongwe - Blyde River Canyon - Karongwe
Start the day with a guided bush walk and learn about the medicinal uses of the various trees and the deep cultural connections to the fauna and flora of the African culture. The walk will give you the opportunity to get a closer look at animal tracks and be fascinated by birds and smaller creatures. After lunch you will follow the scenic route to the Blyde River for a fantastic boat trip to experience the Canyon (please note that the boat trip may be replaced with a trip to the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre depending on river conditions). Return to the lodge in time for a delicious dinner. (BLD)
Day 3 - Karongwe Game Reserve
Enjoy morning and late afternoon game activities on the reserve. This evening experience a traditional boma dinner while being entertained by the local dancers. (BLD)
Day 4 - Karongwe - Kruger National Park - Karongwe
Today enjoy an all day trip to the renowned Kruger National Park. Depart early this morning for a full day in the famous park and enjoy a packed breakfast within the park. While enjoying the variety of wildlife you’ll visit the various lookout points in the Kruger National Park. Return to the Karongwe in time for a fabulous dinner. (BLD)
Day 5 - End of Kuname Lodge Stay
The final early morning game drive will be taken before transferring to Hoedspruit Airport. (B)
Dates and Pricing
- 17 Oct 20 - 31 Dec 20 $1,800 $2,520
Prices shown are per person based on twin share. Seasonal supplements and minimum night requirement may apply. Solo traveller and extra night prices available on request. Luggage restrictions may apply. International flights not included.