Baluleni Safari Lodge

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Baluleni Safari Lodge Guests are accommodated in five Chalets and two Luxury Safari Tents. Cottages overlook the ‘animal walkway’ and the Olifants River beyond. The Classic Safari Tents are set on raised platforms with spacious verandahs. The Baluleni thatched chalets feature double, extra-length beds with a mosquito netting, built-in cupboards, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, en-suite bathrooms with shower, indoor lounges, day beds & sleeper couches, mini bar fridges as well as tea & coffee stations.

Chalet features:

  • Private verandahs
  • Lounge area
  • En-suite bathrooms (showers)
  • Mosquito screens enclose the bedroom area
  • Mini bar fridge
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bath products.

The Baluli Safari Tents offer two ¾ beds, en-suite bathrooms with both baths and showers, ceiling fans, mini bar fridges, coffee and tea stations, wardrobes, dressing tables with mirror and hair dryers, as well as a set of chairs and a table.

Safari Tent features:

  • En-suite bathrooms (bath and shower)
  • Private verandahs
  • Mini bar fridge
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Standing fan
  • Dressing table
  • Hairdryer
  • Complimentary bath products.

Facilities & Services

Set on the river banks of the Olifants River makes this area famous for wildlife with a host of animals including elephants, antelopes, baboons and monkeys, warthogs, leopards, and porcupines having wandered through the grounds of the lodge in the past.

The main lodge features the welcoming lounge, the restaurant and bar. The glass sliding doors open onto the verandah where comfortable seating is available. Guests may enjoy a refreshing swim in the lodge's outdoor swimming pool. Unforgettable safari style dinners are served under the star-studded African sky at the boma.

Facilities and services:

  • Open-air boma for alfresco dining around a fire
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge
  • Bar in the central lodge area
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • WiFi available in the main lodge
  • The waterhole in the ‘animal walkway’ visited by various animals
  • Guest bathrooms located in the central lodge area
  • Laundry service available.

Activities

The Baluleni daily activity and safari schedules change according to the season as well as to guests’ itineraries and requests. A typical day includes an early breakfast followed by a 3-hour safari through the untamed bushveld or departing for tours and other activities. The Kruger full day safaris leave the lodge before breakfast.

  • Big five safaris in the Balule Nature Reserve (3 hours)
  • Guided tours of the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
  • Hot-air balloon excursions near Hoedspruit
  • Panorama Route travels
  • Kruger National Park full day safaris
  • Birdwatching
  • Sundowners at various scenic locations in Balule
  • Bush Walks

Daily itinerary (only a guideline, not set):

  • Wake up at leisure
  • 09h00 - Breakfast is served
  • 10h00 - Leisure time spent at the pool or on the private deck
  • 13h00 - Lunch enjoyed at the restaurant, followed by freshly baked cake for High Tea
  • 14h00 - Timeout for an afternoon siesta
  • 16h00 - Sunset Baluleni Safari with scenic sundowners
  • 19h30 - Dinner is enjoyed in the boma around a campfire, under the stars.

The Lodge is 33 km from the Phalaborwa Entrance which leads into the Kruger Park. Hoedspruit is only 55 km away, and Phalaborwa Airport is just 25 km away, making this safari destination readily available.

Amenities

  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Baluleni Safari Lodge

  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Baluleni Safari Lodge

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Two nights Safari Package

This 2 night package includes a variety of safari activities, both on Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger Park, and a full day safari in the Kruger National Park itself. Throughout the two nights, guests will be accommodated at Baluleni Safari Lodge, which occupies its own property on the banks of the Olifants River.

Included in the rate:

  • Two nights’ accommodation at Baluleni Safari Lodge.
  • All meals.
  • Two guided, open vehicle safaris inside the greater Kruger National Park on the Balule Nature Reserve.
  • One full day trip to the Kruger National Park including packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.
  • 15% VAT

Excluded from the rate:

  • Any other activity or excursion not specified, all beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), transfers to and from Baluleni Safari Lodge and gratuities. Any items of personal nature.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 2 night stay
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid until 31 December 2019
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Three nights Safari Package

This 3 night package includes a variety of safari activities, both on Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger Park, and a full day safari in the Kruger National Park itself. Throughout the three nights, guests will be accommodated at Baluleni Safari Lodge, which occupies its own plot on the banks of the Olifants River.

Included in the rate:

  • Three nights’ accommodation at Baluleni Safari Lodge.
  • All meals.
  • Four guided, open vehicle safaris inside the greater Kruger National Park on the Balule Nature Reserve.
  • One full day trip to the Kruger National Park including packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.
  • 15% VAT

Excluded from the rate:

  • Any other activity or excursion not specified, all beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), transfers to and from Baluleni Safari Lodge and gratuities. Any items of personal nature.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 3 night stay
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid until 31 December 2019
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Four nights Safari Package

 

This 4 night package includes a variety of safari activities, both on Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger Park, and a full day safari in the Kruger National Park itself. Also included is a day trip to the Panorama Route, showcasing some of South Africa’s most scenic natural attractions. Throughout the four nights, guests will be accommodated at Baluleni Safari Lodge, which occupies its own plot on the banks of the Olifants River.

Included in the rate:

  • Four nights’ accommodation at Baluleni Safari Lodge.
  • All meals.
  • Four guided, open vehicle safaris inside the Greater Kruger National Park on the Balule Nature Reserve.
  • One full day trip to the Kruger National Park including packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.
  • One Panorama Route tour including packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.
  • 15% VAT

Excluded from the rate:

  • Any other activity or excursion not specified, all beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), transfers to and from Baluleni Safari Lodge and gratuities. Any items of personal nature.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 4 night stay
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid until 31 December 2019
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Five nights Safari Package

 

This 5 night package includes a variety of safari activities, both on Balule Nature reserve inside the greater Kruger Park, and a full day safari in the Kruger National Park itself. Also included is a day trip to the Panorama Route, showcasing some of South Africa’s most scenic natural attractions. Additionally, guests will visit the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, which is an excellent local rehabilitation centre. Throughout the five nights, guests will be accommodated at Baluleni Safari Lodge, which occupies its own plot on the banks of the Olifants River.

Included in the rate:

  • Five nights’ accommodation at Baluleni Safari Lodge.
  • All meals.
  • Five guided, open vehicle safaris inside the greater Kruger National Park on the Balule Nature Reserve.
  • One full day trip to the Kruger National Park including packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.
  • One Panorama Route tour including packed breakfast, lunch and entrance fees.
  • One visit to either the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre or the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre.
  • 15% VAT
     

 

Excluded from the rate:

  • Any other activity or excursion not specified, all beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic), transfers to and from Baluleni Safari Lodge and gratuities. Any items of personal nature
     

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for a 5 night stay
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid until 31 December 2019
BOOK SPECIAL