Thekwane Lodge and the surrounding area is renowned for its natural diversity and concentration of the Big Five – This area is widely regarded as one of the best game viewing areas in the Kruger National Park.
Thekwane Lodge at Elephant Point is conveniently located a mere 6km from the Paul Kruger Gate & only 26km from the new and impressive Skukuza Airport which offers daily flights from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Alternatively, the lodge can be reached by means of a scenic 5-hour drive from Johannesburg.
This beautiful air-conditioned lodge can accommodate up to six guests in three contemporary and authentic African inspired spacious en-suite bedrooms. The open-plan living area is comfortably decorated and offers Wi-Fi throughout.
For relaxation, enjoy long lazy days relaxing on the loungers surrounding your private swimming pool, all whilst appreciating the vast variety of birdlife and natures surroundings.
Luxury accommodation in Big 5 paradise. Situated within the Kruger National Park Area, the estate is conveniently located a mere 6km from the Paul Kruger Gate, 26km from Skukuza Airport, or a 5 hour drive from Johannesburg.
Although not in the park itself, the lodges are set alongside the banks of the Sabie River where Elephants can often be seen grazing and drinking – from which the estate takes its name. Within close proximity to other comparable exclusive world-famous game reserves, Elephant Point can be said to be in a league of its own.
With a selection of 16 unique lodges, ranging from 2- 5-bedrooms, each having breath-taking views of the African Bushveld and boasting a private pool, private deck, private boma, private parking, free Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms, living areas, dining areas, kitchen, sensory comforts and intuitive service. Elephant Point promises to be a Safari in style. Not one the same, each unit is a world-class masterpiece with its own allure.
Dine by curating your own culinary experience either in the well equipped kitchen or in your private boma. Offering every convenience, arrangements can be made for pre-arrival shopping from your prescribed list, or our Private Chef can be readily available to your assist with all meal requirements. The Boma Starlit dinner is hosted by Elephant Point every Wednesday, weather dependent, on the River Deck offering un-spoilt spectacular views.
With every comfort possible, game viewing from your lodge, nature walks within the estate and a mobile spa on call – you’ll never need to leave, however arrangements can be made for game drives, local tours and golfing within the area.
Welcome to Elephant Point – Your opulent Safari adventure awaits.
Elephant Point is situated in a region renowned for its natural diversity and concentration of Big Game and is undoubtedly in of the best game viewing areas in the Kruger National Park. The Estate takes its name from the Elephants that can frequently be seen drinking and grazing on the banks of the mighty Sabie River. However, Elephant is not the only magnificent creature you will encounter. Herds of Buffalo, Prides of Lion, Leopards and numerous Antelope species make their home in the Surrounding area.
Activities within the surrounding area:
5 hours from Johannesburg
1.5 hours from Nelspruit
20 minutes from Skukuza Airport
5 minutes from the Paul Kruger Gate
Elephant Point, R536, South Africa