Tengile River Lodge (Sabi)

Leopard on safari at andBeyond Tengile River Lodge

andBeyond Tengile River Lodge is in a perfect position on the banks of the Sand River, with sweeping river views from every vantage point. Meaning ‘tranquil’ in the local language, the lodge certainly has an advantage over all others in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

The Sabi Sand Game Reserve benefits from a great diversity of wildlife including, the Big Five as it shares a 50 km (31mi) unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park, in South Africa. World-renowned for its prolific leopard sightings, strict vehicle limits at sightings ensure the exclusivity of an up-close game viewing experience with game drives traversing an area of 10,500 hectares (26,000 acres).

The lodge’s guest area offers a mixed selection of open, interactive, and private places. Following the curve of the river bank; each area of the lodge has been specially designed to ensure magnificent river views from all angles. The library is a fascinating treasury of curated objects and interesting books. Bespoke furniture, lights, and unique decor pieces have been created by skilled local artists and striking fabrics have been masterfully hand-painted. A massage and gym area offers guests a space of wellbeing and tranquillity. A Safari Shop is stocked with beautiful handcrafted items.

Accommodation at Tengile River Lodge

This magnificent lodge features nine enormous, air-conditioned, secluded suites, dotted in the shade of the bushveld, each with panoramic river views. In addition to a master bedroom, bathroom, and outdoor shower, there is a lounge, dining area, fully stocked bar, coffee station, and outdoor seating and dining area that are guaranteed to take your breath away. A private lap pool on your spacious private deck comes complete with a sunken outdoor lounge looking out onto the famed Sand River.

andBeyond Tengile River Lodge accommodation
andBeyond Tengile River Lodge accommodation

Family safari

Tengile River Lodge accepts children 12 years and older. For families; two of the lodge’s suites are joined by a covered walkway; to create a family suite; that sleeps, 2 x adults and 2 x children.

Safari Activities

Choose from a variety of exciting activities such as; twice daily game drives and evening safaris, interpretive bush and nature walk, photography lessons, bird watching, star gazing, private and also photographic safaris. Visits to the local community can also be arranged.

andBeyond Tengile River Lodge safari wild dog
andBeyond Tengile River Lodge safari wild dog

Weddings & blessings

What could be more romantic and memorable than a wedding in Sabi Sand Game Reserve? See more information on all andBeyond Safari Weddings.

Weather and best time to visit Sabi Sand Game Reserve

The summer months (November until March) are hot and humid. Temperatures start to cool slightly in April and the winter months (May until June) are warm with cold nights. From July until September; it is very dry, with cold nights and early morning / late afternoon temperatures. Spring (September until October) is very dry, with hot winds.
The rains start towards the end of October. From November until March; rains and typical afternoon thundershowers are experienced; which start to lessen in April.
The best time to visit
The Sabi Sand is a year round destination therefore any time of year is great; although it probably has optimum game viewing from March until October.

Getting to Tengile River Lodge

Daily scheduled flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Skukuza Airstrip, followed by a short complimentary transfer to the camp; or charter a flight in order to arrive in style. About a five hour drive from Johannesburg to the lodge on good roads.

andBeyond Tengile River Lodge Accommodation Rates

Suite rates per person sharing per night:
11th January 2022 until 10th January 2023: R31 625

Family Suite rates per unit per night:
11th January 2022 until 10th January 2023: R110 685

Single Supplement:
A single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms.

Rates Include / Exclude

The all-Inclusive rate includes:
Luxurious accommodation
Three delicious meals daily including all teas and coffees
Two scheduled game drives daily in an open 4 x 4 safari vehicle, accompanied by an experienced Ranger and Tracker
Interactive bush walks (one hour) accompanied by our experienced armed Trackers
House wines, local brand spirits and beers, soft drinks, and water
Laundry service
Transfers to and from the Skukuza Airport
Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
VAT / Taxes
A complimentary pair of Swarovski Optik binoculars; per room for use during your stay.

Rates exclude transfers / park fees and extras.

Honeymoon Safari in Sabi Sand Game Reserve Offer:

A Sabi Kruger honeymoon is the ideal combination of romance and safari.
This exclusive; year-round Safari Honeymoon Offer includes a 50% saving on one partner’s luxurious accommodation at any of &Beyond safari lodges.
Excludes family suites, family rooms, and villas
The honeymoon offer is valid for stays of 2 or more nights; throughout the year; within 6 months of the date of marriage. However; due to the impact of COVID-19 travel restrictions; guests who were married between 1st March 2020 – 31st December 2021 now qualify for our honeymoon offer if they travel before 15th December 2022.

Tengile River Lodge (Sabi)
Tengile River Lodge
Sabi Sand Game Reserve South Africa

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