Located on 36,000 acres of pristine African bushveld in the heart of the Blue Canyon Conservancy, Moditlo River Lodge offers a luxurious accommodation and unforgettable wildlife encounters. 

Meaning ‘place of the elephant’ Moditlo offers an abundance of wildlife within the private game reserve. Situated at the foot of the Drakensberg mountain range and close to Kruger National Park the team at Moditlo River Lodge are dedicated to making this the trip of a lifetime.

Kruger National Park is one of the world’s most famed protected areas, known for its size, history of conversation, diversity of wildlife and ease of access. It’s a place where the drama of life and death is played out on a daily basis.

South Africa’s first national park is a great place to view the Big 5 with healthy populations of lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo. In fact Kruger has more species of large mammals than any other park in Africa as well as over 500 species of birds found, making it the ideal safari location.


Moditlo River Lodge is located a short 15 minute drive from Hoedspruit Airport.

Moditlo River Lodge website

Price from per person twin share – AUD

Season Twin Share
08 Jan 2019 to 19 Dec 2019 $2,125
20 Dec 2019 to 07 Jan 2020  $2,390
08 Jan to 19 Dec 2020  $TBC

4 Night Package Inclusions:

  • Meet and greet at Hoedspruit airport
  • Transfer from Hoedspruit airport to Moditlo River Lodge
  • 4 nights at Moditlo River Lodge
  • All meals
  • Welcome drink
  • 2 game drives per day (drinks on game drives included)
  • Transfer from Moditlo River Lodge to Hoedspruit airport


Luxury Double Room


Relax in one of 18 luxury guest rooms, built on one of the many winding walkways coming from the main lodge. The lodge has been constructed in accordance with Moditlo’s conservation policy, ensuring that there is minimal impact on the environment.

Unwind on your private deck or sink into the freestanding bath after a long day on safari. Each room is equipped with a stocked mini bar, coffee station and personal safety box.



Boma Night


The main lodge has been designed to provide guests with a luxurious, authentic African safari experience. Constructed with natural wood and thatch with wide verandas, here you will find the restaurant, bar, lounges, curio shop and the crystal blue swimming pool.

Take advantage of the complimentary WiFI in the lounge area to share your holiday pics, or relax with a cocktail or glass of wine in the cocktail lapa. There is also a private lapa with satellite TV where big matches or special events are broadcast.

Lunch is a casual affair with the option of enjoying High Tea in true colonial fashion. Enjoy your evening meal in the thatched dining area or by the campfire in the open-air boma.


Game Drives

Going on safari is one of the greatest experiences one can have. Join the team on a morning or evening safari to see nature at its finest. No safari is the same, with each one bring new wildlife encounters.

Wake early to embark on your morning game drive, breaking for tea and coffee before returning for a hearty breakfast. Evening drives begin in the late afternoon, see animals preparing to settle in for the night as well as nocturnal creatures emerging. Witness the magic of an African sunset while enjoying a sundowner or two.


Hot Air Balloon

Search for the Big 5 in one of the most unique ways possible. Rise above the plains to float silently, while taking in the incredible surroundings. A hot air balloon safari is sure to make it a trip on a lifetime.


Panorama Route

Take a trip on the Panorama Route, centered around the Blyde River Canyon. Feast your eyes on panoramic scenes of grandeur, beautiful waterfalls, imposing cliff faces and ancient rock formations. Stop at the numerous view points to witness the awe-inspiring scenery.


The Reserve 

Experience a truly unforgettable safari adventure without leaving the conservancy. Set on 36,000 acres of unspoiled African bushveld, guests can witness elephants, leopards, rhinos, cheetahs, hippos, as well as a pack of wild dogs. Birdwatchers are also in for a treat with hundreds of species of birds typical to the area.


Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre

Moholoholo is home to many injured, poisoned and abandoned South African animals, providing rehabilitation and is a highly regarded contributor to wildlife education in South Africa.


The Spa

If you wish to pamper yourself why not visit the Moditlo Spa for a relaxing experience with a qualified therapists. Set in a luxurious and tranquil surroundings, the African ingredients used in the treatments will ignite your senses.

Game Drive