Why Makanyi Lodge?
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Makanyi Lodge

Makanyi Lodge

Timbavati Private Game Reserve, South Africa

What We Love
  1. Luxurious air-conditioned suites
  2. Overlooking a permanent waterhole
  3. Exceptional Big 5 wildlife viewing
  4. Welcoming staff & attention to detail
  5. Superb cuisine
  6. Spa, pool & gym

Why Makanyi Lodge?

Makanyi Lodge is a private safari haven in the heart of the Timbavati Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger region.

Experience The lodge overlooks a permanent waterhole & is frequented by animals daily – so guests can sit on the deck while watching them drink or play in the water below.

Makani Lodge is the ideal choice for the discerning traveller looking for a luxurious Kruger safari experience & excellent wildlife sightings.

Stay The lodge offers 5 luxury suites, 2 luxury pool suites & 1 Maroela Suite.

Each open-plan luxury suite has an en-suite bathroom with indoor & outdoor shower, free-standing bathtub, lounge area with open fire, sun loungers & day beds on the deck, a Nespresso coffee machine & a terrace with beautiful views over the permanent waterhole.

Each of the 2 luxury pool suites has a private plunge pool.

The main area at Makanyi Lodge includes a dining area, bar, gym, library, pool & spa.

The Maroela Suite is a private unit with 2 bedrooms & comes with a private vehicle & guide as well as a large deck with pool & private boma giving guests a total of 366 sq metres (3 400 sq foot) to enjoy.

Activities Makanyi’s excellent location – right in the heart of Big 5 country allows for phenomenal game drives in open 4x4 vehicles.

Passionate & knowledgeable guides will accompany guests on all drives & take them on a journey through wild Africa. Guests can expect to see lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, rhino, giraffe, zebra, impala, hippo as well as special sightings like wild dog, cheetah & hyena.

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