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Ngwenya Lodge delves into the fascinating aspects which make up the incredible environment surrounding the Resort. Keep up-to-date with interesting sightings in the Kruger National Park, read up on the conservation efforts of the amazing individuals and teams spending time on the ground and protecting our wildlife, and gain insight into the wonderful wilderness bordering our slice of paradise.

Project Ivory

Project Ivory

While sitting comfortably on a bench in the Lions Corner game-viewing hide, hot coffee and rusks setting the tone for a relaxed early morning, we notice a herd of elephants meandering along the riverbank, just below. Their incredible presence leaves many of us mouths agape, silent ‘wow’s balancing..

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Ngwenya Is Travel-Ready: You Should Be, Too

Ngwenya Is Travel-Ready: You Should Be, Too

The light of dawn has arrived, and with it, a brand new day. A day to cherish and be thankful for; while COVID-19 has impacted our lives and how we experience life on a daily basis, it no longer has to infringe on our favourite pastime of travelling. Escaping to wide-open spaces in the heart of nature,..

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Leisure Travel for Ngwenya Visitors

Leisure Travel for Ngwenya Visitors

The Ngwenya Lodge Team is elated to announce that intra-, as well as inter-, provincial travellers may, as per the relaxed level two regulations announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the 15th of August 2020, visit the Resort for a well-deserved holiday. Self-catering accommodation aligns perfectly..

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Ngwenya is open for BUSINESS Stays

Ngwenya is open for BUSINESS Stays

The Ngwenya Lodge Team is excited to welcome weary business travellers during the eased lockdown level three regulations. We understand your need for rest and relaxation when travelling for business and look forward to your arrival, where you can expect the very best in customer service from our dedicated..

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The Danger of Cell Connection at KNP

The Danger of Cell Connection at KNP

Are Selfies contributing to the endangerment of species?

Do you remember how comforting the Kruger was 30 years ago, when you and your new spouse arrived at the park for a non-conventional honeymoon? The warmth of the sun and the vague sound of all sorts of chatty animals filled the air with..

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This is MeerKAT

This is MeerKAT

Meet MeerKAT: the wide area surveillance system which is
having a massive impact on the protection of South Africa’s rhino population
within the Kruger National Park. Named the Postcode MeerKAT to recognise the
funders of this innovation, the People’s Postcode Lottery of the..

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The Kruger Park “Game Changers”

The Kruger Park “Game Changers”

The bond between man and man’s best friend, the canine, is a love story for the ages. While we appreciate our companions and their unwavering love within our homes, the Kruger Park has their own companions and guardians: The Kruger Park “Game Changers”. This elite K-9 Unit specialises in the..

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2019 Mining Application

2019 Mining Application

2020 Update:

One of the things we are most appreciative of at Ngwenya Lodge is the unity that we share with our shareholders. This spirit came to life and displayed its potency when Ngwenya Lodge, Marloth Park, Lionspruit and a number of properties near Komatipoort on the southern border..

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Skukuza Railway Bridge

Skukuza Railway Bridge

Near Skukuza Camp lies the Skukuza Railway Bridge; an outcrop of metal and stone which forms the bridge for the age-old Selati Train. It stretches across the Sabie river and makes one reminisce about the days when motorists could not travel through the Kruger National Park and the only way to see..

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Painted Wolves of Africa

Painted Wolves of Africa

It’s a rare sight; the Wild Dog darts across open savanna, working with other pack members in a sort of choreographed frenzy. The hunt is synchronised, each dog takes its turn, chasing and taunting. Before long the pack has worn down their prey; where only moments ago excitement and loud calls could..

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