Buhala Lodge is a 5 star award winning lodge fenced into the Kruger National Park and ideally situated for Golf at Leopard Creek Golf Club.

From the comfort of Buhala Lodge verandah, you can watch big game come down to drink in the Crocodile River while friendly staff cater to your every whim.


Kruger Park's Elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, hippo, giraffe are all regular visitors to the Crocodile river situated below Buhala Lodge and over 200 bird species have been recorded on the property.

Buhala Lodge is situated close to the Kruger National Park Malelane Gate and the exclusive Leopard Creek Country Club. The lodge is in close proximity to both Mozambique and Swaziland, and also the Crocodile Bridge Gate into the Kruger National Park.
                                                  Leopard Creek Golf Course
It is an enchanting colonial style thatch roof lodge, situated on the Southern banks of the Crocodile River. The ample outdoor veranda space, provides all guests an opportunity to relax and dine outside while admiring gorgeous views of the Kruger National Park, and all the wild life splendour it has to offer. 
The lodge is a family owned and run business which focusses on guest comfort and relaxation paired with all the luxury you would expect from a 5 star lodge
Various Room Types offered offered at Buhala Lodge range from Standard Rooms, Kruger Park River Rooms, Kruger Park Balcony Rooms and luxurious Elephant Garden Suites
Standard Rooms are spacious en-suite double rooms with generous bathrooms and free standing showers. Each room is beautifully furnished and has tea/coffee making facilities and views over the gardens and mountains.
Kruger Park River Rooms are large rooms, each with beautiful views over the Crocodile River which marks the southern border of Kruger national Park, each having generous en-suite bathrooms and tea/coffee making facilities.
Kruger Park Balcony Rooms each with its own private balcony, also overlook the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River. Balconies are beautifully appointed with patio furniture ensuring rest and relaxation while admiring the view. Each room is en-suite and has tea/coffee making facilities.
The lodges two Elephant Garden Suites are situated at the bottom of the garden and share a splash pool. Each suite has a private outdoor sitting area from where the magnificent view of the Kruger National Park and the Crocodile River may be enjoyed. Each suite has large doors which open up the room and have generous bathrooms plus an additional outdoor shower for the adventurous types.
The Buhala Day Spa offers various treatments to pamper guests which can be prebooked prior to arrival or whilst at the lodge.   

 Buhala Lodge also offers a range of guided activities from Game Viewing trips, Panorama Route Tours, Chimp Eden in Nelspruit, Cultural Village tour and much more.

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Buhala Lodge

Courses Nearby

  • Leopard Creek Golf Club
  • Malelane Golf Club
  • Kambaku Komatipoort Golf Course
  • Nelspruit Golf Club

Sights and Activities

  • Kruger National Park


  • Front desk open from 07h30 to 17h00
  • Parking
  • Airport transfers available
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Viewing Deck
  • Spa
  • Game Drives
  • Panorama Route excursion
  • Eden Chimp excursion