RHINO POST SAFARI LODGE - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
Rhino Post Safari Lodge is situated at the southern
end of our 12,000 hectare private wilderness concession in the Kruger National
Park. The concession shares a 15km unfenced boundary with the famous Mala Mala
and Sabi Sand reserve with an abundance of wildlife moving freely between the
two reserves. The concession is noted as an excellent game viewing area with
encounters with the Big Five and good sightings can be expected.
Set on the banks of the Mutlumuvi riverbed is our luxurious trails “base” lodge.
From here guests can travel to Plains Camp for walking safaris, as well as
overnighting under the stars at our unique Sleepouts.
Rhino Post Safari Lodge is an elegant 16 bed lodge from where we embark on our
twice daily game drives. As well as making use of our private concession roads
we have exclusive use of some of the Kruger National Park’s public roads for
evening game drives, well after gate closing times (sunset), ensuring guests an
Rhino Post Safari Lodge - Accommodation
The nature of a wilderness area is that there are
no permanent structures, so Rhino Post Safari Lodge was built using natural
materials of stone, wood, thatch and canvas to create an authentic bush
ambience. Each luxury suite is exquisitely decorated and includes a spacious
bedroom with impressive views of the riverbed from the bathroom, outdoor shower
and decked patio.
Stilts raise the spaciously appointed suites from the riverbank, allowing guests
to view the Mutlumuvi riverbed with ease from the bedroom, bathroom and private
viewing deck. The suites are set in an open plan style with wooden floors,
thatched roofs, canvas walls and a ceiling fan.
Each ensuite bathroom includes a deep, freestanding bath, “his” and “hers”
basins, a separate toilet and an outdoor shower protected by thick reed poles.
The bathroom floor is attractively decorated with delicate mosaic designs,
complementing the contemporary floor.
Following a game drive, guests can relax in the revitalising swimming pool, take
in the views from their shaded patio and watch the abundant wildlife amble down
to the waterhole. Sumptuous meals are served in the camp’s dining area, which is
set under magnificent Tamboti trees. The lounge, with its extensive wine cellar,
cosy fireplace and bar, is the perfect spot for a sundowner.
The utmost care was taken to minimize the environmental impact of the lodge and
to that end, no concrete was used in the buildings. Careful consideration was
taken in the layout of the lodge, walkways are raised, battery power is used for
lighting, a special indigenous Reedbed system processes the bathroom water and
other waste is sorted and recycled wherever possible.
Rhino Post Safari Lodge offers both early morning and evening games drives. Game
drive safaris are conducted in specially adapted open Landcruisers, with
professional guides. To preserve our wilderness concession, no off-roading is
In addition to driving on our 12,000 hectare concession, we have exclusive use
of some of the Kruger National Park public roads at night. SANparks has allowed
us the added advantage of being able to utilise 170km of Park roads after gate
closing time - when all the self drive tourists have left and when the other
concessions have to be back on their own property.
A typical day would include an early start, a cup of fresh coffee or tea, after
which guests set out on their game drive. Guides at the lodge meet the stringent
requirements of the South African National Parks and senior guides hold the
highest guiding qualifications possible in South Africa, to ensure that your
encounters with the African wilderness are exciting, informative and safe.
In the late afternoon after a delicious high tea, you can enjoy an evening game
drive, winding down with Sundowners, watching an African sunset and spotting
nocturnal animals in the Park.
Rhino Post Safari Lodge also offers golfers outings to Skukuza Golf course – The
Kruger National Park has a unique 9-hole golf course (18 tees) near Skukuza Rest
Camp. Built in 1972, the course is unfenced and open to the reserve for a wild
round of golf. Prior arrangements are necessary.