Calabash Safari Lodge

Calabash Safari Lodge

Calabash Safari Lodge

From ZAR 1400 B&B per person

Introducing the newly renovated and unique Calabash Safari Lodge, set
within a nature reserve at the southern edge of the renowned Kruger National Park, where one can feel part of nature and experience Safaris that will thrill.

This eco-friendly lodge has relaxed social areas with a splash pool, tea-and-coffee making facilities, an honesty bar, kitchenette, as well as an outdoor boma fire pit. Many animals, such as Kudu, Impala, Zebra, Warthog and even Giraffe, frequently wander close to the lodge.




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Accommodation consists of three queen rooms and one twin room, that are individually decorated with a modern ethic theme. Each of the four rooms offer an en-suite bathroom with shower and complimentary amenities, a high-speed fan and a sliding door overlooking the bush.


  • Bathroom amenities
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Complimentary high speed internet in room
  • Maid service
  • Desk
  • Plunge pool
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Terrace
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower only
  • Sitting area

With only four guest rooms, this small and eco-friendly, family owned lodge is surrounded by raw Bushveld and prides itself to special service to all guests. Staying at the lodge, with the bushveld and surrounds will leave guests revived and souls inspired.

Calabash Safari Lodge is one of the biggest straw-bale buildings in South Africa and will truly leave you breathless and feeling connected with the bush.

Lodge Features

  • Non-smoking (smoking strictly only at designated area)
  • En-suite bathroom with shower
  • Queen size beds with cotton rich linen
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Towels
  • Mosquito screens
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • High speed ceiling fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Insect repellent
  • Tea and Coffee facilities in the communal lounge area
  • Fully stocked honesty bar in the communal lounge area
  • Free WIFI
  • Housekeeping
  • Transfer / Shuttle service on arrangement
  • Parking
  • Outside Gym


Full-day safari trips in the Kruger National Park can be arranged and booked on behalf of guests. Between R900 and R1500 per person; Safari includes a 8 hour drive into Kruger National Park with an experienced Guide and breakfast will be provided on Safari. (depending on season and Park fees)

Bush Walks

Early morning and afternoon bush walks in Marloth Park can be arranged and booked on behalf of guests.


Open-air gym (free).

Night Drives 

Sunset and Night drives within the Kruger National Park – Direct booking with KNP. 

Canyon Tours

Full day Panorama and Blyde River Canyon tours – pre booking essential. 

Nearby Activities

Golf courses; Waterpark; Health spa; Elephant experience; Eco-quad biking; Horse riding; Sky-trails Zipline

Marloth Park is a holiday reserve situated in northeastern South Africa in the Mpumalanga province.

Marloth Park can be considered a birder's paradise. Marloth's close proximity to the Kruger and local shops and restaurants, gives visitors the opportunity to authentically experience what it's like to live in the bush.


Accommodation at Calabash can be booked on a Bed & Breakfast; Dinner, Bed & Breakfast; or exclusive use Self-Catering basis. Any of these can be combined with a safari or activity that is either booked as a package or tailor made to suit every need and budget.


Calabash Safari Lodge Facilities Boma
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Calabash Safari Lodge Facilities Pool
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Calabash Safari Lodge Facilities WiFi
Calabash Safari Lodge Facilities Lounge
Calabash Safari Lodge Facilities Dining Area
Calabash Safari Lodge Facilities Gym