Bongani Mountain Lodge

  Bush/Safari Lodges - Nelspruit and Malelane Region, SOUTH AFRICA




Bongani Mountain Lodge, a piece of Africa perched atop a granite mountain with views that will open your mind and heart.


Rates Indication From: ZAR 2100.00

DETAILED RATES: Bongani Mountain Lodge



Bongani Mountain Lodge Location
Approximately four hours on excellent roads from Johannesburg. Daily scheduled flights to KMIA (Nelspruit) and 35 minute road transfer available on request

Bongani Mountain Lodge Activities
Safari Lodge Wildlife Game Drives Safari Self Drive Walking Culture Rock Art Conference Facility Photography Birding Spa Swimming Pool Price Range - Southern Africa: $200 - $400 Child Friendly

Bongani Mountain Lodge Attractions
Characteristic species are the "big five", spotted hyena, impala, nyala, majestically horned kudu, white bushbuck, sable antelope, zebra, giraffe and wildebeest. Rhino, elephant and buffalo are frequently sighted. Sightings of civet and genet cats, porcupine and honey badger have also been noted. The granite hilltops and boulder outcrops at Bongani provide an important habitat for a number of plant and animal species that are not found or are rare on the wooded slopes and valleys. The agile, solidly built klipspringers are confined to rocky places and the socially complex chacma baboons use the highest peaks as lookout points. Predators include lion and leopard. Critically endangered wild dog can be seen in the Mthethomusha Game Reserve as well as in the adjoining Kruger National Park. In the region of 320 species of birds inhabit the reserve. One of the most conspicuous birds to be seen on the rocks around Bongani Lodge is the lively Mocking Chat. Of the many species of birds of prey, none is more frequently seen than the loudly wailing Jackal Buzzard. Typical birds include Red-winged Starling, Familiar Chat, Rock Bunting, Black Sunbird, Purple-crested Lourie, Golden-breasted Bunting, Black-eyed Bulbul and Freckled Nightjar. There are also Crowned Eagles, Bateleur and several species of vulture. The craggy rocks of the area provide an ideal environment for numerous species of lizards, including the Common Flat Lizard, Giant Plated Lizard, Rainbow Skink, Striped Skink and Common Dwarf Gecko on rocks near the lodge. Crocodile are common in the adjoining Kruger National Park. Hardy plants of rocky habitats include Kudu Lily, Baboon's Tail/Fire Sticks, Barberton Daisy, Rock Aloe and Lebombo Aloe. The most unusual tree growing among the rocks at Bongani is the scarlet-blooming Broadleaved Coral Tree, whose three leaflets are each about the size of an outstretched human hand. Other exquisite trees around Bongani include Lowveld Chestnut, rock-breaking Mountain Fig, Mountain Syringa, Mountain Karee, Common Cabbage Tree, Jacketplum and Wild Pear.

Bongani Mountain Lodge Facilities
Bongani has 29 double bedded rooms (10 x include a sleeper couch), 9 twin bedded rooms and one Suite (consisting of 1 double-bedded room and 1 twin-bedded room). Rooms are a subtle blend of timber and thatch. Each has private decks featuring magnificent wraparound views, ideal for families, groups or individual travellers. All rooms have a coffee station, mini bar, safe, hairdryer and ceiling fans. If you would like to merge a safari experience with a gathering, Bongani Mountain Lodge offers conference facilities for up to 60 guests.

Bongani Mountain Lodge Additional Information
We offer a morning game drive that is planned to coincide with the best game viewing time. An afternoon game drive can be arranged at an additional cost. Activities include guided bush or nature walks, San (Bushman) rock art, for which the area is famous, Kruger National Park Game Drives, Cultural Village Tours, Scenic Panoramic Tours, Eco guide and bird watching. Various Adventure Activities can also be arranged.

Bongani Mountain Lodge Children Policy
Children over 2 years welcome. 0 - 6 years = free of charge 7 - 12 years = charged approx. half rate

Nearest City: NELSPRUIT
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM




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