Welcome to Pondoro Safari Lodge

Balule Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

Welcome to the majesty of the South African bush and the award winning Pondoro Game Lodge. At Pondoro guests can expect an intimate and luxurious safari adventure like no other, a truly bespoke experience. We strive to provide the perfect balance for those looking for a getaway that is both romantic and exclusive, while offering guests a wide range of activities ranging from safari drives to romantic picnics at our treehouse hide.

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Choose a tasteful, luxurious accommodation option to suit your needs


At Pondoro Lodge you will have the opportunity to choose from 5 truly luxurious suites, each complimenting the romantic setting.


Pondoro Game Lodge has three tastefully designed chalets decorated in keeping with the African aesthetic and overlooking the Olifants River.


Pondoro boasts an overnight Treehouse Hide Experience, overlooking a spotlit waterhole. A must for those with a taste for adventure.

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Immerse yourself in the South African bush during your stay at Pondoro Safari Lodge

Game viewing at its best

Our guests can enjoy the great diversity of wildlife through a wide range of game viewing activities. Join us for a game drive in our open-top safari cruisers, a nature walk or a picnic lunch at our hide.

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Enjoy exquisite cuisine

On a wooden deck high up in the tree canopy overlooking the Olifants River, dining at Pondoro promises a fusion of Traditional African Cuisine and modern European trends, complimented by an award-wining wine collection.

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Revitalise your mind & body

Serenity Spa at Pondoro Game Lodge offers an indulgent escape from the wild, where one is surrounded by elegant décor and cascading waterfalls to create a relaxing ambient environment.

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The perfect honeymoon getaway

Pondoro Game Lodge is a private Honeymoon destination that offers the finest Safari experience on a scale that delivers an intimate experience.

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5 Star Grading

Pondoro Game Lodge has once again received its 5 stars following the annual assessment by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.

This annual assessment is important to us as it helps in challenging everyone at the lodge in finding ways to improve service and infrastructure in order to exceed the expectations of our guests.

We would like to make use of this opportunity to thank our staff for all the effort in not only keeping but increasing our standard of service.

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