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Modern & spacious villa minutes from Kruger National Park.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,206 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Lodge, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Settle into our modern and comfortable three bedroom villa within the confines of a secured resort and just 10 minutes from South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park (KNP). Our free-standing, self-catering unit, in Hazyview, offers a fully equipped kitchen with spacious open plan living and dining rooms, three full bathrooms, and a large outdoor deck with braai/BBQ. Some of the units are duplex units attached to other units while our unit is free-standing with no units on either side of us.

One en-suite bedroom has a king bed, another has two twin beds with its own bathroom while the third en-suite upstairs has two twin beds. All bedrooms have air-conditioning and block out curtains. Our self-catering kitchen will meet all your needs including a coffee machine, toaster, microwave, electric kettle, stove, oven and dishwaher. We also offer access to wi-fi from within our unit. You can rest easy after cooking dinner or grilling knowing our complementary daily cleaning will wash the dishes, clean the grill and make up the beds while you are out in your morning safari.

Sip your favorite drink while enjoying the South African sunset over the mountains from the romantic, shaded balcony off the upstairs bedroom or enjoy the larger wooden deck while grilling in our built-in grill. Among the resort’s many amenities are a golf course, tennis courts, a hippo hide and plenty of kids' activities. Our villa is a minute’s walk from one of the resort’s three swimming pools (not the main one so less busy) and close enough to the hippo hide to hear them grunt at night. The villa is located near three supermarkets, restaurants, pubs and shops. Only 10 minutes away, KNP’s Phabeni entrance gate is one of the few that offer guided night drives to safari enthusiasts not staying inside the game reserve.

For anyone new to self-drive safari or visiting for the first time, we offer tips and suggest detailed self-drive route inside Kruger.

The open plan living and dining rooms give the downstairs an airy feel with views of the outside and easy access to the patio via two sliding doors. A large wooden deck with built-in grill/braai is an ideal entertainment area and a lovely way to the end the day. Double covered parking is available. A nine-hole 18 Tee Gary Player designed golf course, three swimming pools, and a restaurant are also on site. All bed linens and bathroom towels are provided. The lounge offers a wide selection of DStv channels on our flat screen TV.

Guests have access to all the following amenities provided at The Kruger Park Lodge:

On-site restaurant

‘Big Five’ game drives

Bird watching

4 tennis courts

Hippo hide

Putt putt/mini-golf

Gary Player 9-hole (18 Tee) golf course and driving range


Volleyball court

Conference facilities for up to 40 delegates

3 swimming pools

More Details

Heeten Kalan
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Swedish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2018

About Heeten Kalan

We are Heeten and Jenny and we own Swagat at Kruger Park Lodge. Heeten is from South Africa and Jenny is from Sweden. Heeten is a licensed safari guide and will share his tips and suggestions with you prior to your trip. We have two kids and have enjoyed the wildlife and safaris for many years. We enjoy self-drive safaris and believe this is a wonderful way to enjoy the world famous Kruger National Park.

Heeten Kalan purchased this lodge in 2012

Why Heeten Kalan chose Hazyview

Owning Swagat at Kruger Park Lodge is realizing a dream we have had for many years. Both our families love wildlife and are passionate about going on safaris -- we have been on safari in Kenya, Tanzania, and -- of course -- South Africa. We are so 'wild' about Kruger National Park in particular, that we even got married at a bush camp in the park!

The Kruger Park Lodge is a development with many amenities and this remains one of the main reasons we bought a place here. The place is immaculate and well maintained.

What makes this lodge unique

We wanted to find a home that gave us easy access to the Kruger Park. The Phabeni Gate is 10 minutes away so we can enter the park easily and come back to relax at the lodge.

To us, being in Kruger is at once peaceful and exhilarating: it is wonderful to be disconnected from the buzz of the internet and telephones, and to just take in the unique sounds, sights, smells, the air. And nothing beats the excitement of being the ones to spot a leopard or hear a herd of 200 buffalo thundering past the car. There is truly a satisfaction and excitement in spotting animals on your own, feeling like you are really in a wildlife documentary.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Hazyview in Mbombela

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2206 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Each bedroom has its own bathroom and is air-conditioned. Each bedroom also has block-out curtains.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis Court
  • Yard
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Modern & spacious villa minutes from Kruger National Park.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 49 reviews

Perfect place near Kruger

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for our time at Kruger Park. At first I wondered if we would have been happier staying in one of the camps in Kruger, but after going there, we know this was the right choice. The camps in Kruger can be soooooo crowded. This house is less than 10 minutes from the Kruger gates, and our safari guide picked us up at the door to our house, and drove us right to the park for a couple of great days. This house was perfect for our party of five adults. Very clean and new and well appointed. The master bath has a tub with hand-held shower which is a little dated, but worked just fine. There is a swimming pool less than 100 yards away that almost no one else uses, so it felt very private. And the hippo hide is also just a short walk away with about a half dozen very busy hippos in the evening. Also saw Impala and monkeys on the grounds. Check in and check out was very easy, and we felt very safe and secure in this house. Highly recommend this place for a trip to Kruger and the area.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Michael, Thanks for visiting us again and we are so glad you had a wonderful stay. I am so glad you got to use the pool close to our unit. It is a hidden gem for sure. Thanks again for visiting and we look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards, Heeten Swagat at Kruger Park Lodge
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  • 4 of 5

could not have been a better situation for the Mpumalangha area and Kruger National Park. Every convenience needed and the lodge estate is a wonderful stay over. Near to all attractions and conveniences. Fabulous well kept house.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Kruger getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This chalet at Kruger Park Lodge was the perfect place for our family to stay during our week at Kruger National Park. The chalet easily accommodated the four adults and two kids. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen was functional, the living room and dining area (inside and outside) were spacious and inviting. There was plenty of space (3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms) for everyone to have their own space and feel comfortable throughout the week. We enjoyed the beautiful views of the 3rd Fairway in the mornings, swimming in the pool just steps away from our front door in the afternoon, and watching the impala and monkeys just outside our windows. Kruger Park Lodge has everything you need (a restaurant, golf course, three pools, plenty of space to take a long or short walk, ping pong, pool, and tennis at the Main Lodge, even hippos playing in the water off the 2nd Fairway). We always felt safe (well protected gated community) and the staff at KPL were attentive to our every need, including help with internet data (bring your own as their "tokens" run out quickly!), laundry, and opening the Safe only minutes after giving them a call. If you are looking for a home base to explore Kruger National Park and the surrounding Hazyview area, KPL and this chalet is the place for you!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kruger Park Lodge -Swagat

  • 5 of 5

The villa is large and accommodates 6 adults very easily. The location is very convenient to the Kruger Park and the town of Hazyview . All shopping and great restaurants within 2 -3 km of the lodge . Will definitely be back .

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Swagat at kruger Lodge- "Beyond Beautiful"

  • 5 of 5

Swagat at kruger lodge is a truly a piece of heaven. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it as the ultimate holiday destination. The chalet is superbly maintained-cleanliness and comfort exceeded expectations. The owner was super efficient... in providing details of the lodge, directions and valuable tips for self drive safari -all of which made our holiday hassle free and blissful. We were completely in awe of the surrounding beauty, abundance of wildlife and breath-taking views just outside your door. The staff were friendly and always obliging . Its a perfect place for kids....numerous recreational activities are available to keep kids busy .. they will never be bored. This resort has it all!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Avashnee, We are so glad to hear you had such a wonderful time at our place. It was a pleasure to have you stay at our place and we hope to have you back sometime soon. Regards, Heeten
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Exceptionally enjoyable repeat stay at Swagat!

  • 5 of 5

When we decided to return for self-drive wildlife adventures in Kruger, we didn’t think twice about staying at Swagat again. Comfortable, nicely appointed, great amenities, kid/family friendly, with easy access to all that Kruger Park Lodge and Hazyview have to offer. The owner’s deep knowledge of the area was immensely helpful in helping us to plan our itinerary. We won’t stay anywhere else!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
59 Kilometres
Skukuza Airport inside Kruger
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Onsite in the reception area
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Our place is located on a lovely, serene golf resort that provides serenity and comfort. The on-site Hippo Hide is a fun and relaxing way to observe hippos in the water. Our lodge is ideal to explore the Panorama Route and the Blyde River Canyon -- the third largest canyon in the world. Add fun activities likes zip lining, white water rafting, and a visit to an elephant sanctuary or a cheetah farm to your trip.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Hazyview, Africa

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
September Holidays
28 Sep 2018 - 8 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
December/January Holidays
8 Dec 2018 - 13 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £78.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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