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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Transfers to and from all Lodges can be arranged


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Umkumbe Safari Lodge is the ideal destination for guests who desire an affordable safari in the heart of the Kruger’s most premier private reserve – the Sabi Sand. With views of the Sand River, Umkumbe is never short of sightings and boasts a high concentration of leopard.

The lodge can accommodate 20 people at maximum. The interleading chalets are ideal for families. A communal boma area is where guests relax after their evening safari and exchange wildlife stories about recent sightings. During the hot summer months guests can relax at the pool, which overlooks the Sand River.

Umkumbe is informal, relaxed and ideal for guests wanting an authentic safari in a premier private reserve.

What’s included

  • All meals
  • Game walks
  • Safari drives
  • Tea & coffee
  • Walks are also available

What’s excluded

  • Beverages not specified in Itinerary
  • All personal beverages
  • Conservation levy
  • Items not described/named

Important information

  • Conservation Contribution: R69 per person per night
  • Shaws Gate Levy: R140 per person
  • Shaws Gate Vehicle Levi: R310 per vehicle if self-driving

Gate and Closest Airport

The lodge is easily accessible via either a self drive from Johannesburg, or by flying into the closest airports which are Skukuza and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) in Nelspruit. The self drive takes 6 hours from Johannesburg on good, safe roads. The flight takes approximately 1 hour. Road transfers from KMIA to Umkumbe can be arranged and take approximately 2 hours. A road transfer from Skukuza to Umkumbe takes approximately 1-1.5 hours and please bear in mind the Kruger National Park fees due when landing in Skukuza.

General Terms

  • If cancellation of any booking, or any part thereof, is received 31 days or prior to arrival, the deposit will be forfeited.
  • If cancellation of any booking, or any part thereof, is received 30 to 8 days or prior to arrival, a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
  • If cancellation of any booking, or any part thereof, is received 7 to 0 days or prior to arrival, a 80% cancellation fee will be charged.

Child Policy

  • 5 – 12 Years: pay 50% of the adult rate per child per night
  • 13 Years and over: pay the full adult rate



ZAR 3 900.00

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