- Located with a private Kruger National Park concession
- Private plunge pools with views of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve
- Stunning location with private tree house options
- Wildlife, including the "Big 5" and exceptional birdlife
- Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is close to Skukuza airport
- Game drive options and the Spa Sala area
- High Tea overlooking that stunning infinity pool
- Lodge Type; Luxury Safari Lodge
- Location; Kruger National Park, South Africa
- Lodge Size; 9 Thatch Suites
- Recommended Stay; 3-5 nights
A Lion Sands Safari Like No Other: Get To Know The Luxury Of Tinga Lodge Within The Kruger Park
One of the most luxurious safari lodges in the Kruger National Park. Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is located in a stunning setting, offering guests an unforgettable wildlife experience.
Tinga features nine thatched suites with private plunge pools, providing a perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauty and wildlife.
With views of the Sabie River, guests can take in the sights and sounds of Africa from their room's balconies or from one of the decks for viewing game drives or high teas.
Tinga Lodge also offers a variety of safari activities, including morning and afternoon game drive options, guided bush walks, bird watching and night safaris. Cultural activities are also available for guests wanting to learn more about South African culture and history, while bush picnics are another great way to explore the region's beautiful landscapes.
The lodge is conveniently located near Skukuza airport, allowing easy access to other parts of the Kruger Park.
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is an incredibly luxurious and unique accommodation located on the banks of the Sabie River inside the renowned Kruger. Only 5 minutes from Skukuza airport, guests will experience some of Africa's best wildlife viewing opportunities.
The Sabie River area is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including some of the highest densities of predators in Africa. Lions, cheetahs, hyenas and leopards are just a few examples of what you can expect to see from your vantage point at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge.
Guests can also take advantage of game drives and night safaris to get up close and personal with some of Africa's most majestic creatures.
Rooms And Suites
The nine thatched suites at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offer an incredible view of the Sabie River and its surroundings. Each suite is carefully positioned to ensure a full view of the landscape.
With air-conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, double showers, private lounges, heated plunge pools, mini-bars, electronic safes and underfloor heating with heated towel rails, you can rest assured that your stay will be one of ultimate luxury.
Each suite is tastefully designed and decorated in stylish contemporary African decor, with accents of warm earth tones and vibrant fabrics woven into the interior design to ensure you feel both relaxed and inspired during your stay.
To make your stay even more unique, there is complimentary WiFi access throughout, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities in each room for extra convenience.
Cuisine And Wine
From breakfast and lunch served under the shade of a 200-year-old Jackalberry tree to romantic dinners for two on the deck of one's private suite, Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers a variety of delectable dining experiences.
The talented lodge chefs create unique dishes featuring local ingredients and flavours.
The lodge offers an extensive selection of both local and international wines to accompany its meals.
During dinner times, guests may be serenaded by some of the local wildlife – hyenas calling out in wistful tones while jackals howl in envy at the feast they smell nearby. And if lucky enough, they might hear lions roaring in delight at their own meal.
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge features luxurious and spacious accommodations with a selection of private villas and choice suites offering breathtaking views of the Sabie River.
Tinga Lodge offers a library filled with a selection of African books and literature, a wine cellar stocked with premier South African wines and international varieties, and a boma area that allows guests to enjoy outdoor dining under the stars.
An extensive infinity swimming pool is situated next to the wooden viewing deck, providing panoramic views over the river below. Guests can relax in total seclusion while admiring the wildlife either from their suite or beside the pool.
Other amenities include complimentary WiFi access throughout the property and a laundry service.
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge boasts 5000 hectares of exclusive traversing, including 35 km of river frontage along the Sabie and Sand Rivers. Guests can explore the vast expanse in open vehicles on morning and evening game drives, bush walks, bird watching, astronomy or river walks.
Those seeking an alternative way to experience nature can join in on guided bush breakfasts, bush dinners, and boma dinners in the evenings around a campfire.
For a unique safari experience, guests can visit the treehouses at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge to observe wildlife from within the canopy of the trees. Guests can enjoy sundowners from these treetop vantage points before a night drive.
Families can enjoy a luxurious African safari experience together with special activities specifically tailored to children between 10 and 17 years of age.
The dedicated kids' program at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge ensures your kids will be entertained throughout their stay. Activities include game drives, cultural visits, nature walks and educational talks, and more traditional activities such as arts and crafts, swimming and movie nights.
Meals are designed especially for children so they can fully appreciate the flavours of South African cuisine without being overwhelmed by exotic spices.
Spa And Wellness
Guests at Tinga Lodge can enjoy a range of luxurious spa and wellness treatments designed to make the most of their stay in the beautiful African bush. From indulgent hot stone massages and deep tissue treatments to invigorating facials and beauty treatments, every experience suits each guest's needs.
A range of self-care treatments, including waxing, manicures, pedicures and makeup services, are available.
The spa at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge uses only top-quality products from leading brands that are certified organic or all-natural, ensuring guests get the best possible care and results with every treatment.
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers an unforgettable African safari experience for families, single travellers and couples alike. With luxurious accommodations, delectable cuisine, a range of exclusive safari activities and spa treatments to relax and rejuvenate, you can be sure that your stay at this remarkable lodge will be filled with adventure, relaxation and lasting memories.
Whether it is game drives in the morning or romantic dinners under the stars at night, Tinga Lodge, part of the Lion Sands Portfolio, has something for everyone – making it the perfect destination for all kinds of travellers looking to explore the Southern Kruger National Park in style.
Rates from R26 995.00 per person
- Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- Luxurious accommodation in a suite with a lounge and private plunge pool
- Three meals per day and afternoon High Tea
- Well-stocked mini-bar in the room
- Beverages and selected snacks
- Two game drives per day with FGASA qualified Field Guide and expert tracker
- Guided bush walks, sundowners
- Hippo Tour, astronomy, wildlife lectures
- Bush breakfasts, picnic lunches and spectacular bush dinners
- Henna Pre-School visit
- Skukuza Airport transfers
- Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines & champagnes
- Cigars and cigarettes
- All flights and transfers (other than Skukuza Airport transfers)
- Safari boutique purchases
- Spa treatments
- Kruger National Park entrance and conservation fees
- Private Safari Vehicles
- Lion Sands' Treehouses
- All other activities not included in the rates