EXPERIENCE THE WILD HEART OF THE AFRICAN BUSH IN CLASSIC STYLE AND ELEGANCE.
A haven of old-world charm and stylish splendour.
Royal Malewane luxury safari lodge in South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park exudes the romance and beauty of a bygone age while offering every modern comfort and convenience. The classic safari experience is unsurpassed with unrivaled game viewing and one of the most qualified guiding teams in Africa. Your exclusive adventure will provide detailed insights into the complex and fascinating ecosystems of the South African bushveld.
Our guides and trackers will bring you thrillingly close to the Big Five; indulge in sensual treatments at our tranquil Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa and let the passion of our chefs delight you with nightly feasts under the African stars.
The lodge is easily accessible by air and road and is located in Thornybush Private Game Reserve on the Western Border of The Greater Kruger National Park.
Royal Malewane is an intimate and luxurious safari lodge with just six Luxury Suites, two Royal Suites (which each have two bedrooms), and Africa House – the exclusive use bush villa with six bedrooms.
Children of any age are welcome at Africa House or in the Royal Suites. Unfortunately no children under 10 years old can be accommodated in the luxury suites unless booked exclusively.
Luxury Lodge Sites:
No children under the age of 10 are accepted in the double luxury suites or the main lodge area, unless the entire lodge is booked for exclusive use.
Royal Suites & Africa House:
Children of all ages welcome in the Royal Suites and Africa House if booked on an al-inclusive basis (i.e private chef,private butler and private game drives). Children under 10 will however be restricted to their suites and not allowed in lodge public areas and the spa & gym.
Cancellation fees will be levied in the event of a cancellation and in accordance with the reservation terms and conditions of The Royal Portfolio.
5 % of accommodation as an admin fee if cancelled more than 12 weeks prior to arrival
25% of accommodation if cancelled 8 to 12 weeks prior to arrival
50% of accommodation if cancelled 4 to 8 weeks prior to arrival
100 % of accommodation if cancelled less than 4 weeks prior to arrival
* A 25% non-refundable deposit is payable within seven (7) days from date of confirmation for all group bookings and all bookings between the Christmas and New Year peak season and full payment is due by 31 August for all confirmed bookings between 15 December and 15 January. In addition to this, full payment is due by 31 May for all bookings at Royal Malewane & Africa House for the month of August as this is the Safari peak season. If full payment is not received by the due date the booking will unfortunately be released. 25% of this payment is non-refundable.
The guest is obliged to ensure that he/she has taken out adequate travel insurance to cover the financial implications of The Royal Portfolio Cancellation Terms & Conditions. The Guest will bear the sole & absolute responsibility therefore.
Please note that all the above rates are subject to change without prior notice
Please note that during high/peak/festive season we operate a dynamic minimum night stay policy whereby we will seek to accommodate any length of stay provided that the booking does not create an unsellable night.
Please note that the prices below are per unit per night except for the luxury suites which are per person per night.
Rates are inclusive of:
South African wine & beverages (excludes French Champagne).
All meals and snacks.
All coffees & speciality teas. Wireless Internet.
Full Mini bar Tea/Coffee Station in room.
Transfers to/from Jackalberry Airstrip
2 Daily game drives & bush walks.
Spa Treatments (unless stated)
Transfers to & from the reserve
Phone calls Private vehicle
Additional services available on request (surcharge applicable)
Additional guest sharing /Pilots/ Guides Room : ( September & November - 14 December 2018) R 9 965 per night
Additional guest sharing / Pilots/ Guides Room : (October & 15 December - 31 December 2018) & 01 - 05 January 2019 R10 685 per night
Private game drives are subject to occupancy levels at the lodge and we are only able to confirm a private drive approximately 2 weeks prior to arrival.
The cost of private drives are ) R17 405 per day.
Transfers are excluded from the daily rate but can be arranged at an additional cost. All transfer rates are subject to change
All charter flights are subject to weather on the day. There may be an additional cost should it be necessary to re-route guests
TYPE OF TRANSFER
ROAD TRANSFER (From Hoedspruit Airport to RM) ________1 -3 people per vehicle one way
AIR TRANSFER (From KMIA – RM) _____________________Minimum 2 people per vehicle one way
LODGE TO LODGE AIR TRANSFER (RM – Sabi Sands)_____Minimum 2 people per vehicle one way
LODGE TO LODGE AIR TRANSFER (Ulusaba____________Minimum 2 peoplre on Request
FEDAIR SHUTTLE FLIGHT (From ORT To RM via Skukuza)___No Minimum on passengers per vehicle one way
The closest airport to Royal Malewane is Hoedspruit but Royal Malewane is also easily accessible from Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport (KMIA) in Nelspruit.
Travel by Air:
From Johannesburg International Airport:
SA Express Airways fly daily to Hoedspruit Airport. Bookings can be made directly with South African Airways, contact by telephone on +27 (11) 978 1111 or via their website at www.flysaa.com. Road transfers can be arranged by Royal Malewane and take approximately 35 minutes in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
From Cape Town International Airport:
SA Airlink fly daily from Cape Town to KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) in Nelspruit. Contact South African Airways by telephone on +27 (11) 978 1111 or via their website at www.flysaa.com.
SA Express Airways flies 6 days a week from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport.
Upon request we can arrange an air transfer with Cesszani charters from KMIA to Royal Malewane’s private airfield. The duration of the air transfer is 25 minutes by light aircraft and is not a private transfer. Please note that luggage is restricted to 20kg of soft luggage per person.
Private Charter Flights:
Guests have the option of chartering their own flights directly onto our private airstrip. Central Reservations can assist with booking private charters.
Travel by Road:
Guests have the option of travelling to Royal Malewane by road with the advantage of experiencing the small, scenic towns surrounding Royal Malewane and a backdrop of the spectacular Drakensberg mountains. We would be happy to provide Royal Malewane directions depending on where you’re coming from.
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