Buhala Lodge a conference venue in Mpumalanga

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BUHALA LODGE – On the edge of the magnificent Kruger National Park where nearly 2 million hectares, home to diverse life forms fuse with history and archaeology … Only in Africa


Kruger National Park, the widely acclaimed Game Reserve in Southern Africa offers a wild-life experience that ranks with the best on the continent. Attracting visitors from all over the globe because of its vast diversity of various life forms and its policies to preserve its unique environment. This park, as is well-known, is home to amphibians, reptiles, birds, small and large mammals, trees, bushman rock paintings and interesting archaeological sites such as Masorini and Thulamela.

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BUHALA LODGE, a personally, owner-managed 4-star lodge, built on a rise on the banks of the Crocodile River, with sweeping views over the Kruger National Park is the perfect location for game viewing, for tourists seeking exhilaration, for weddings and pampering. Personal service and attention to detail, together with the unique opportunity to play golf at Leopard Creek Country Club are just some of what’s on offer at this beautiful venue.

This traditional thatched lodge is 15 minutes from Leopard Creek Country Lodge and the Malelane Gate entrance to the Kruger National Park and 45 minutes from Nelspruit Airport and an hour’s drive to the borders of Swaziland and Mocambique.

Along Mpumalanga’s Panorama route which includes the Blyde River Canyon, Pilgrim’s Rest, God’s Window and Burke’s Luck Potholes.

ACCOMMODATION ROOMS AT BUHALA LODGE consist of 10 air-conditioned spacious, double rooms, beautifully appointed to a 4-star standard. 

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The two serene Elephant Suites separate from the hotel; overlook the Crocodile River and Kruger Park. Each of these suites has their own verandah and they share a splash pool. In addition, each Suite offers an indoor and outdoor shower plus a bath in the bedroom where guests may lie back and can watch game drinking at the river!

These are also fitted with a bar fridge and tea and coffee-making facilities.

The main lodge has 2 balcony rooms plus another 6 double rooms.

ACTIVITIES include full and half day safaris in open game vehicles, night drives and morning walks where guests are bound to see many of the 300 species of bird on the property.

Swimming in a crystal clear outdoor pool is available for visitors’ use and for the keen angler, there’s plenty of fishing on site!
Enjoy some pampering at the open deck Spa which overlooks the Crocodile River and the Kruger National Park. Choose from a variety of Spa packages.

BUSINESS : Free WiFi is available in public areas


This is the idyllic setting for a memorable wedding which is a far cry from any other setting. Special rates will be considered for brides and grooms who book out the entire lodge for wedding guests. Contact the venue for availability and rates.

For business meetings and wedding enquiries, you may contact us at http://www.venuepages.co.za and enquire on-line on our site or call us on 0861 262 262 or 082 055 0102.

Article compiled by Rosalie Howard, Venue Pages.

For a quote on this venue or other venues throughout South African please contact us on 082 055 0102 or complete the contact us form below.


This is a panoramic view from the hilltops of ...

This is a panoramic view from the hilltops of Nelspruit. I took this in Feb-2005. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For a full list of conference centres in Nelspruit please click here.

Nelspruit, a flourishing city, the capital of Mpumalanga Province, with tree-lined avenues, is a popular and oft visited South African tourist destination, largely due to its proximity to the Kruger National Park.

Many other tourist attractions are within easy distance, the likes of which include Sudwala Caves, Kruger Park Panorama Route, Pilgrim’s Rest, Long Tom Pass, Dullstroom the Bird of Prey & Rehabilitation Centre. There is so much for locals and international travellers to see and do in this diverse region, Nelspruit being the central hub or gateway to many natural wonders, to the reserves, orchards, historical sites and more.

Situated in the welcoming and picturesque Lowveld, on the banks of the Crocodile River, Nelspruit is rich with fertile soil with a very warm summer climate, where citrus and all sub-tropical fruits, avocado pears and mangoes thrive in abundance.

Not only is this area an ideal location for tourists and local holiday makers, the city and the surrounding areas offer many hotels and conference centres to conference visitors to the area, the most popular and well-known being the several camps and lodges at Kruger National Park.

Places of interest and beauty in the country around Nelspruit

In the surrounding area, abundant water-falls, indigenous forests and a variety of nature reserves naturally form part of the landscape. The Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, where God’s Window is a breath-taking ‘painting of nature’ created by the natural and un-tampered-with development of this beautiful area in the Lowveld. Visitors will also enjoy a day out at the natural mineral springs at Badplaas or the Sudwala Caves.


To access more details on these venues please click here.

Umbali – an exclusive venue in Nelspruit accommodating up to 500 in conference with state-of-the-art conference facilities.

Protea Hotel Nelspruit
This 4 star Protea Hotel is situated in a perfect location from which to explore the Lowveld in Mpumalanga, very central to the Big-5 territory and only 63km from the Kruger National Park.

Sheppard Boutique Hotel, Nelspruit
Sheppard Boutique Hotel is set in the lush, indigenous region of the Lowveld. Close to the International airport and Kruger National Park. A grand hotel with magnificent grounds, offering luxury accommodation, sophistication and excellent conference venues with large picture windows through which delegates can enjoy the beauty and peace of their manicured gardens.

And in the vicinity …
Southern Sun/Tsogo Sun Emnotweni Casino Resort –This 109 roomed hotel offers relaxing outdoor activities and facilities including a pool and a fully air conditioned fitness centre.

Protea Hotel The Winkler situated in the suburbs of White River offering tennis and swimming on site

Oliver’s Lodge situated in the same area as the Botanical Gardens, offers 14 beautifully appointed suites and a full-service Spa on site

White River Golf Lodge situated on the first fairway of the magnificent 18 hole golf course with panoramic views, small and intimate with exceptional international cuisine
And many more