Bushwise Safari Lodge in Mpumalanga South Africa
Bushwise Safari Lodge Kruger National Park South Africa Bed and Breakfast B&B Lodgings Accommodations
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Contacts/Owners: Tim van Coller and Pete Winhall

Guestrooms: 5

Address: Box 909, Komatipoort, 1340, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Telephone: +27 (0)83- 651 7464,
+27 (0)83- 559 2147,
+27 (0)83- 555 0181,
+27 (0)21- 554 2127

Fax: +27 (0)21- 424 7908,
+27 (0)21- 554 2950

Activities/Attractions: The Kruger National Park is one of the most unspoilt natural eco-systems left in Southern Africa. It is always exciting to view the Big Five ... elephant, lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo (which incidentally got this title as the five most dangerous species to hunt). But, don't overlook the other Big Five... giraffe, hippo, cheetah, wild dog and hyena, which make up our Big Ten!

This wildlife area is home to some 33 species of amphibian, 115 species of reptile and 140 species of mammal, including all the big game species that were nearly wiped out by the hunters of the nineteenth century. Approximately 470 bird species have been recorded here, more than half of Southern Africa's total!

At Bushwise Safaris we believe there is so much more to explore. Viewing the amazing variety of antelopes, smaller mammals, eagles, other birds, reptiles, insects, the flora, the geology etc. are all part of this wonderful wilderness, where we try and understand the interrelationships between these species and their environment. A Typical Day at Bushwise can include:

  • Open vehicle safaris into the Kruger National Park with fully qualified and trained bush guides
  • Night drives in Kruger or other nearby sanctuaries
  • Walks with armed Kruger rangers within the National Park
  • Dinners within a "Boma" outside, under the stars
  • Visits to the largest private rhino sanctuary in Africa
  • Optional extras such as birdwatching walks, Tiger fishing or by arrangement, visits to a cultural village or into Mozambique

"Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. Just what we were looking for. Beautiful room, delicious food and knowledgeable host. We will be back with lots of friends to share in this experience. All our batteries are recharged. Thank you Tim!!"

"Thank you for your attention. It's a fantastic location.

"Loved every minute. Fantastic place, fantastic people and great hospitality. Thanks, Peter."

"Beautiful accommodation and great hospitality. We've had a wonderful time, thank you! Great day at Kruger, thanks for the great tour."


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"Great hospitality and food just what we needed after those 04h30 starts in the morning!!"

"Brilliant service, amazing food and wonderful people well done!"

"Thanks for a wonderful stay here. Big five, lovely people, great food and a fantastic lodge - it can't be better!"

General Information: Welcome to Bushwise Safari Lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa ... built on the banks of the Crocodile River, (the southern boundary of Kruger) our lodge overlooks this famous wildlife wilderness where each of the Big Five has been viewed from the lodge itself. On most nights, guests are able to hear the grunting and squabbling of hippo in the river together with the roaring of lion and the eerie calling of hyena.

  • The lodge is double storey
  • Located under cool thatch
  • Only five guest bedrooms
  • All with bathrooms en-suite
  • Each bedroom is elegantly furnished
  • Each bedroom has mosquito screening and ceiling fans
  • The two upper story bedrooms each have their own balcony with views over the Crocodile River into Kruger

We remain small and personal so our guests can be comfortably accommodated and cared for. Breakfasts are usually served early to maximise optimum game-viewing in the mornings. Dinners are normally served under the stars in our “Boma” outside.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in RSA Rand).

From R1850/person/day (All inclusive)
From R750/person/night (B&B)


"It has been a great holiday. We have seen all the animals we had dreamed to see and the game drive through Kruger was a bigger experience than I thought. It was also nice to have two days out of the Park to see what else South Africa has to offer. We have loved staying with you and would recommend your place to all our friends."

"Really nice people, great hospitality. Very good organization. Spectacular wildlife. Definitely a trip to remember and recommend."

"Fantastic lodge with super people. The guides are top class - a trip to last a life time of great memories."

"I have been to many Game Reserves and Lodges and this is by far the best. Thanks, Peter and Tim."

"The best lodge we have tried and we've been to a good few. Great service, great people, well done to all of you. Thanks."

"Great time, great place, great people and great animals".

"I'd loved being here! This is fantastic! I hope to come here again soon!! Thanks to Mr. Tim and Donna."

"Really enjoyed all the safaris. Great stress buster. Personal environment of Bushwise the point of difference. Good luck and thanks."

"Thanks for everything, wonderful hospitality."

"We never forget this wonderful days in here. You have an oasis in the middle of Paradise thanks."