Tengile River LodgeTengile River Lodge

Tengile River Lodge

From: $1,470.00

Tengile River Lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve is nestled under shady trees’ on the banks of the Sand River. Adjacent to Kruger National Park the area is well known for it’s incredible wildlife sightings. The lodge is intimate with generous use of space and light.


&Beyond Tengile River Lodge

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

&Beyond Tengile River Lodge lies in the world famous Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Lying adjacent to the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is well known for it’s intimate wildlife encounters, particularly Leopard viewing. Home to a huge diversity of wildlife, including the Big Five the area is part of a conservation tract that covers over five million acres.

With no boundary fences to the Kruger National Park, the reserve benefits from the great diversity of animals found in one of the richest wildlife areas. In the local Tsonga language Tengile means “tranquil” and that’s certainly true of this location. The lodge rests in a private location on a bend of the Sand River, with peaceful river views from every vantage point.


The lodge features nine secluded suites, each is nestled in dappled shade of cool riverine forest. In addition to a master bedroom, bathroom and outdoor shower, there is a lounge, dining area, and bar, together with a private deck, swimming pool, and outdoor seating and dining area.

Guest Areas…

The main guest area provides guests with a mixed selection of open, interactive, and private spaces. The massage and gym area offers guests well-being and tranquility. Strict vehicle limits at game sightings ensure exclusivity of the wildlife experiences. Twice daily game drives, walking safaris, bird watching and magnificent bush views ensure unparalleled wildlife sightings.

What we love about Tengile River Lodge..

  • Following the curve of the river, each part of the lodge has stunning river views from all angles
  • Traversing on 26 000 acres of pure African bush
  • The reserve is famous for its Leopard sightings
  • Big Five, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo. The game reserve shares un-fenced borders with the Kruger National Park
  • Additional wildlife includes Spotted Hyena, various antelope, Hippo and over 300 bird species.


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How to Get There

Fly In

Daily flights from either Johannesburg or Cape Town with SA Airlink to Skukuza Airport.

On arrival at Skukuza you will be met by your guide for the easy drive to the camp.

For domestic arrangements and flight advice get in touch with us, we’ll make sure your safari to Africa is seamless.



  • Accommodation
  • Three meals daily
  • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives
  • Laundry
  • Safari activities
  • 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability)
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • VAT
  • Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip.



  • Telephone calls
  • Safari shop purchases
  • Gratuities
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars
  • Adventures at Phinda
  • Government bed levy
  • Conservancy or park fees
  • Landing fees if applicable
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Domestic flights

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