Rhino Post Safari Lodge is set on the banks of the Mutlumuvi Riverbed, in a 12,000 hectare private wilderness concession in the Kruger National Park - an excellent game viewing area where regular encounters with the Big Five occur. The nature of a wilderness area is that there are no permanent structures, so Rhino Post Safari Lodge was built using just stone, canvas, wood and glass to create an authentic bush ambience and to blend into the natural surrounds.
Game drives make the most of the wide network of Kruger Park roads to explore the incredible biodiversity that makes Kruger a world icon, and continue after dark when the self-drive tourists have departed. No off-road driving is allowed on game drives - both out of respect for nature and its long term sustainability and because in the Kruger Park it's just not necessary! The most popular and regularly used routes in the Kruger National Park are tarred as it is a major attraction worldwide, and it is necessary to keep the roads in good condition both to handle the amount of daytime traffic experienced in busy seasons, and to ensure that the Park can remain accessible even through the rainy season. Animals tend to take advantage of the smooth, warm roads, which also see more game in the winter months because these roads are situated close to the rivers.
Following a game drive, guests can relax in the revitalising swimming pool, take in the views from their shaded patio and watch the abundant wildlife amble down to the waterhole.
Sumptuous meals are served in the camp's dining area, which is set under magnificent Tamboti trees. The lounge, with its extensive wine cellar, cosy fireplace and bar, is the perfect spot for sundowners.
Each of the 8 comtemporary bush suites are built on raised stilts with large glass windows overlooking the riverbed. Each suite has a private viewing deck and the bathroom includes a deep freestanding bath as well as an outdoor shower.
In addition, guests can experience sleepouts from Rhino Post Safari Lodge. Guests are transported by safari vehicle to the sleepout platforms, accompanied by a guide. Sundowners can be enjoyed on the platforms overlooking a waterhole, while your guide prepares dinner over an open fire.
Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
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All meals; tea/coffee; safari activities (primarily shared game drives with optional safari walks); and a complimentary glass of wine, local beer, cider or soft drink on the evening game drive are included. All other drinks are not included.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request. Children under 6 cannot go on game drives unless there is a spare vehicle available or a private vehicle is booked by prior arrangement.
All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Rhino Post Safari Lodge can be included in you own dream holiday.
Walking In The African Bushveld
Rhino Plains Camp
Kruger National Park
Rhino Walking Safari Sleep Out
Kruger National Park
Rhino Post Safari Lodge
Kruger National Park
Destination: South Africa.
Discover nature's hidden wonders in the Kruger National Park through a combination of walking safaris and guided game drives on this 5 night adventure. For a totally unique experience, on the third night you will sleep out on an elevated wooden platform 4 metres high in the middle of the bush, where the night will be spent under the starry African sky.
This is a 5 night itinerary including Kruger National Park.
*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.
Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.
Guest Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 based on 3 ratings
Rhino Post and Plains Camp were super. They do the little things that make it special. We'd go back again. At Rhino there was a bottle of sparkling in our room on arrival, hot water bottles in the beds, quiet game drives and just the two of us on the first one, great wine cellar and the walks and guides were fantastic.
Travel Butlers itself was superb! We learned that you requested certain rooms for us and everything was arranged flawlessly and at a great price. We would certainly call on Natasha again and recommend the company to friends and family.
Rhino Post Safari Lodge Location.
Directions For Drivers
From Johannesburg/Pretoria: Take the N12/N4 highway to Nelspruit. From Nelspruit, take the R40 through White River and follow the signs to Hazyview. After approximately 45 km, you will go down a steep hill towards a T-junction. Turn left at the T-junction towards Hazyview. In Hazyview, turn right onto the R536 towards the Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park.
There is a Kruger National Park Concession Fee payable in cash at the entrance gate - this is currently R76 per person per stay - subject to change.
Enter the Park, and drive straight for approximately 12 km. You will reach a 4-way crossing. Proceed straight across for another 2 km, until you reach a T-junction. Turn left at this junction, and continue for approximately 1 km until you reach another 4-way crossing. Turn right here. You will cross a low water bridge (over the Sabi River), and approximately 4 km later you will cross the Sand River.
Keep heading straight, past the dirt road on the left signposted Maroela Loop. 6 km further, you will pass another dirt road, also signposted Maroela Loop. Approximately 1 km after the second dirt road you will see a dirt road on the left signposted Rhino Walking Safaris. Take this turning and proceed for 2.5 km. The road turns sharply left, after which you will travel another 2.7 km, leading you directly to Rhino Post Safari Lodge.
Do not get out of your car until you reach the camp. You may see some wildlife on your way - if you do, slow down and maintain a good distance. Do not drive off-road in any circumstances.
PLEASE NOTE: The Kruger National Park prohibits the use of roads within the Park before the gates are open and once the gates are closed, therefore guests need to plan their arrival and departure times carefully. You cannot arrange to leave the Park before the gates are open, and you must ensure that you arrive at the entrance gate with sufficient time to drive through the Park to reach your destination by the time the gate closes, otherwise you may not be permitted to enter.
January/February: Open 05:30, Close 18:30: March: Open 05:30, Close 18:00: April: Open 06:00; Close 18:00: May to July: Open 06:00, Close 17:30: August/September: Open 06:00, Close 18:00 : October: Open 05:30, Close 18:00: November/December: Open 05:30, Close 18:30
Please note that the maximum speed limit in the Park is 50 km/h for tar roads and 40 km/h for gravel roads.
You should allow at least 45 minutes to drive through the Park to reach the lodge. Guests who know in advance that they will be unable to make the gate 45 minutes before closing time can arrive as late as 7 pm, but there will be a surcharge of R250 per vehicle (subject to change) for an escort to accompany guests to the lodge. Prior arrangements must be made to ensure there is an escort available.
From the Nelspruit/Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport: Follow the airport signs toward the exit. At the T-junction/stop street, turn right onto the R538 and follow the signs to White River. Continue for approximately 10 km, until you reach White River. Continue straight out of White River on the R40 towards Hazyview and follow the directions as above.
General Information For Guests
Each suite has an en-suite bathroom with a separate bath and outdoor shower, a hair dryer, an emergency airhorn, an electronic safe, tea/coffee making facilities, an overhead fan, a mini bar, and a private deck.
The lodge has an open plan lounge, dining area, bar, fireplace, outside deck, wine cellar and a swimming pool.
Sleepouts can be booked from Rhino Post as an extra activity for an extra cost, but it needs to be pre-booked. You will leave Rhino Post at approximately 16:00 to drive into the wilderness concession and spend the night under the stars on raised platforms.
Wi-Fi is limited near reception area and in the rooms. Mobile/cell phone service is not available.
In-room massages are available in the privacy of your own room or on your deck overlooking the riverbed, and must be pre-booked.
All major credit cards are accepted. (American Express, Visa and MasterCard - no debit cards).
Baby sitting is available and must be pre-arranged. Bookings for babysitters must be made with the management 18 hours in advance (subject to change).
A laundry service is available (additional charge).
Please note that all guests entering the Kruger National Park must produce a valid form of identification (passports for international visitors) at their entry gate with their accommodation reservation vouchers.
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