Jacana River Lodge

Jacana River Lodge

Jacana River Lodge

From ZAR 10500 per unit

Jacana River Lodge is situated on the banks of the picturesque and famous Crocodile River in the Mjejane Private Nature Reserve. As part of the greater Kruger National Park, it forms part of the southern border. Jacana River Lodge is the perfect getaway.




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Luxury and comfort await you!

Lie back on an impeccably dressed king-size bed, and enjoy the convenience of a bar fridge, coffee station, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, plug points for charging, clock radio and mosquito nets. The lodge is wheelchair-friendly with one bedroom dedicated to guests with special needs. Each en-suite bathroom comprises a toilet, double vanity and shower and/or bath, while some rooms also have an outside shower.

Veranda, deck and pool

Step out onto a veranda for alfresco dining, or enjoy ultimate relaxation and spectacular views over the river in a separate seating area. Make use of the ice machine and installed service counter, or jump into our blissful rim-flow swimming pool.

Boma and Braais

Choose between two covered braai (barbeque) areas or the boma. All cooking tools necessary for preparing your favourite meals are available, and firewood is supplied. The upper deck and bar are ideal for hosting memorable get-togethers, and especially for watching breathtaking African sunsets!

Service areas

Additional facilities include a scullery with washing machine, dishwashing machine and extra fridges for use by guests. Jacana River Lodge has everything, and more, to make you feel at home and ensure the best possible stay!


Undercover parking for three vehicles, as well as a conveniently situated carport for easy unpacking, as well as hopping on and off the game viewer.

Courtyard, lawn and jungle gym

Inside our courtyard, which is secured by perimeter walls, kids can run around safely on the lawn or enjoy the jungle gym’s swings and slide.

Kiddies playroom and small gym

Our entertainment room will keep the young ones busy! Comfortable seating allows them to watch TV, and enjoy a drawing board, books and games. Also available is a pool table and small gym, comprising an exercise bike, rowing machine, weights and mat.

Open plan living areas

The lounge, dining area and kitchen are spacious, yet has a homely, cozy atmosphere. The kitchen is fully equipped with a double door fridge/freezer, gas stove, conventional oven, microwave oven, Nespresso machine and more. The lodge is fully serviced with cable network and WiFi.

Wildlife, including the Big 5, roam freely between the KNP and Mjejane Game Reserve. Jacana River Lodge has its own private, exclusive game viewing vehicle to enjoy ± 4 000 hectares of pristine African bush. The area is world-renowned for birding, game spotting and photography enthusiasts.

Price per game drive:

R1 500 for a group of up to 10 people. *Bookings must be made 3 days in advance* Approx. 3-hour game drive either in the morning from 07:00 or in the afternoon from 16:00 in the Mjejane Game Reserve.

Self Drive in the Kruger National Park:

Being close to Kruger's Malelane and Crocodile Bridge gates, guest may take a self drive in Kruger to try and spot the elusive Big 5 and many other animals. 

Other activities that can be arranged:

  • Mjejane bush spa
  • Elephant experience
  • Guided bush walks
  • Kingsland recreational area

Jacana River Lodge is located on the banks of the crocodile river on Mjejane Private Nature Reserve, the reserve forms part of the southern tip of the larger Kruger National Park.


Jacana River Lodge is wheelchair friendly with a dedicated "handy capped" bedroom and bathroom, as well as spacious open plan living area, kitchen, dining room and lounge. 

Jacana River Lodge is serviced daily excluding Sundays and public holidays.



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