Tintswalo Safari Lodge at Manyeleti

Nestled in the Manyeleti Reserve concession, within the Greater Kruger National Park, Tintswalo Safari Lodge offers a truly exclusive Big 5 experience. The area is unique for its minimal vehicle density providing guests with personal and dedicated game viewing and photography opportunities. The presence of water holes also attracts a variety of birdlife and wildlife.


Ideal game drives take place in the early morning with the opportunity to enjoy breakfast in the bush. Game drive vehicles at Tintswalo Safari lodge are fully equipped to keep you comfortable during your Big 5 journey with blankets, binoculars, reference books, ponchos, and insect repellent. Follow your expert ranger on a bush walk for an up-close experience in the bush. Afternoons can be spent enjoying high-tea, relaxing at the pool, browsing the exclusive library or being pampered at the on-site spa. For a meaningful interactive experience, you can join a Manyeleti community trip.


Raised wooden walkways through an ancient tree grove make Tintswalo Safari lodge a dreamy location off the beaten track. Set in pristine wilderness along a seasonal riverbed, the main lodge overlooks a waterhole frequented by thirsty game. Six luxury Explorer Suites as well as the Presidential Suite are linked to the main lodge by raised walkways, lit up by lanterns as the sun sets. Uniquely decorated rooms, named after 19th-century African explorers, combine old-world style with eco-chic modern touches. Tintswalo Safari lodge is the home of grand adventure and an opulent African paradise.


  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Bird watching
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Cultural village tour
  • Library
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming pool


  • 5-star luxury
  • Exceptional Big 5 game drives
  • Viewing Deck
  • Wine cellar and 5-star cuisine

Closest airport

  • Nelspruit Kruger
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)
  • Hoedspruit

Children policy

No children under the age of 9 will be allowed at the main lodge unless More Details the lodge is booked exclusively. Children 12 - 15  years must share with an adult 16 years or older at explore suite. Children of 9+ years are welcome at the Grant Family Suite, and children of all ages are allowed in the Presidential Suite and Manor House.

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2 x Game drives per day, all meals, soft drinks, selected alcoholic beverages and laundry.


Premium brand drinks, gate fees, spa treatments, private-use vehicles, and transfers


Low: 16 January to 15 March

& 01 December to 14 December

High: 16 March to 30 June 20

& 01 September 20 to 30 November

Peak: 01 July to 31 August

& 15 December to 15 January

Terms & conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of 50% applies for the Explorer suite
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  • Presidential & Grant suite are charged per unit based on 4 people sharing
  • Manor House is charged per unit based on 10 people sharing

Accommodation Options

Explorer Suite

Sleeps 2 Adults

Six elegant explorer suites are situated along the banks of the seasonal Nwaswitsontso River. Each unit boasts an exclusive deck and private plunge pool overlooking the riverbed in blissful privacy. Old-world charm and modern amenities are combined providing Read moreeach airconditioned suite with luxurious en-suite bathrooms as well as an indulgent alfresco shower, bar fridge, coffee facilities, and a cozy fireplace. Less

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season CA$ 1,273 per per person, per night
High Season CA$ 1,152 per person, per night
Low Season CA$ 1,026 per person, per night

Baines Presidential Suite

Sleeps 4 Adults

The Presidential Suite is a luxurious two-bedroom safari retreat accommodating 4 adults or a small family. Two air-conditioned rooms are connected by a beautiful lounge, dining, and open plan kitchen. Each room features individual indoor/outdoor Read moreshowers and spacious en-suite bathrooms with claw-foot tubs. The large private deck has an inviting plunge pool while the lounge has satellite television. Presidential guests enjoy their own safari vehicle, private guide, and tracker, as well as private chef and butler, creating an exclusive experience tailored to your every need. Children enjoy a personalized program, becoming little nature lovers and budding rangers. Less

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season CA$ 6,570 per suite, per night
High Season CA$ 5,972 per suite, per night
Low Season CA$ 5,333 per suite, per night

Grant Suite

Sleeps 4 Adults

The Grant Suite is a spacious villa, accommodating up to four people in two luxuriously romantic suites. Each thatch-roofed suite boasts its own lavish bathroom, with views over the African wilderness.The home shares a lounge and an alluring deck with a Read morelarge plunge pool, offering guests a central place to relax and enjoy time together while overlooking the bush and passing wildlife. Meals are enjoyed under the stars on the lodge deck, in the dining room, or the cozy wine cellar. Grant Suite guests are afforded their own private game viewing vehicle with a dedicated tracker and guide. Less

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season CA$ 5,895 per suite, per night
High Season CA$ 5,370 per suite, per night
Low Season CA$ 4,788 per suite, per night

Manor House

Sleeps 10 Adults

An authentic luxury safari awaits guests in the Manor House accommodating up to ten people in five luxurious suites. The house boasts glorious views of the African bush and passing wildlife and a private family-size swimming pool. Elegantly Read morespacious suites are surrounded by a fenced garden with an outdoor patio and bar. Five lavish bathrooms comprise part of the home's luxury amenities, including an outdoor bathtub for a novel African experience. The private lounge and kitchen are for the use of house guests only together with a private chef and butler tailoring all your culinary needs. One of the downstairs bedrooms has an optional inter-leading child’s room ideal for families with smaller children. Two safari activities per day, a private game viewing vehicle, private tracker, guide, and personalized children’s program ensure an extraordinary adventure for the entire group. Less

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season CA$ 7,471 per unit, per night
High Season CA$ 6,473 per unit, per night
Low Season CA$ 5,479 per unit, per night

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 6.5-hour drive from Johannesburg along the N12 and N4 highways. Traveling to the reserve from Hoedspruit Airport is a 1.5-hour road transfer.



Fly from major centres in South Africa to Hoedspruit Airport.


Flight Duration

  • Johannesburg to Hoedspruit: 55 minutes
  • Cape Town to Hoedspruit 2 hours 30 minutes