Kruger National Park
A Leopard at a waterhole in Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park - Lodges - Thornybush Game Reserve - Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane Accommodation

The joys of a bygone era await you at Royal Malewane. Accommodating a maximum of 20 guests in the utmost colonial splendour, Royal Malewane is an exclusive getaway for those who value privacy, personalised service and some of the the best game viewing Africa has to offer.

Each of the eight freestanding and private suites, feature a palatial air-conditioned bedroom/sitting room with a fireplace, antique furniture and canopied king-size bed as well as an extravagant bathroom with a window-side Victorian bath and indoor and outdoor showers. The suites luxurious interior appointments draw inspiration from the colonial age. Each suite also has a private viewing deck, thatched gazebo and spillway pool.

Elevated walkways link the suites to the main camp with the African sky as the ceiling.

The main camp complex is the heart of Royal Malewane. Thatched-roof buildings house the library, shop, dining and reception areas. Furnished with rich antiques and Persian carpets, every fitting creates the feel of original colonial elegance.

Royal Malewane is for those who would like to escape the constraints of modern life to experience a synthesis of wildest Africa and age-old colonial splendour. Game viewing at Royal Malewane provides guests with the best opportunities for seeing the natural abundance of big game – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Over 300 recorded bird species are also to be found in the Reserve. Game viewing is tailored to guests’ individual needs, either by open Land Rover or on foot. The expert and experienced rangers and trackers accompany the guests on all game viewing activities.

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