Royal Malewane is a luxurious safari lodge nestled in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa. Renowned for its opulence, exclusivity, and unparalleled wildlife experiences, Royal Malewane offers discerning guests a truly immersive African safari adventure. Here’s a detailed description of this remarkable destination.

At Royal Malewane, impeccable service is paramount. A team of attentive staff members, including butlers, guides, and hospitality professionals, anticipates guests’ every need, ensuring that their stay is seamless and unforgettable. Whether arranging bespoke safari experiences, organizing romantic dinners under the stars, or attending to special requests, the staff’s commitment to excellence ensures that guests feel truly pampered throughout their time at the lodge.

Culinary excellence is a hallmark of the Royal Malewane experience. Guests can savor gourmet cuisine inspired by local flavors and international influences, prepared by talented chefs using the freshest seasonal ingredients. Meals are served in various enchanting settings, from elegant dining rooms to outdoor boma areas illuminated by firelight, creating unforgettable dining experiences under the African sky.

Overall, Royal Malewane epitomizes the epitome of luxury safari lodges, offering discerning travelers an unrivaled blend of sophistication, adventure, and natural beauty in one of Africa’s most iconic wilderness destinations.

This luxury lodge hosts a maximum of 22 guests in the utmost luxury and style. Six suites offer complete seclusion as well as private and stunning views. Two completely secluded suites with private plunge pools provide an even more exclusive luxury African safari experience. 

A self-contained AM Villa, a few minutes’ drive from the main lodge is the perfect option for families or groups. AM Villa can accommodate 6 guests in three en-suite bedrooms with its own private chef, private butler, private vehicle, as well as private dining and sitting areas with a magnificent outlook onto the bush over the Klaserie Dam.  


While specific activities may vary depending on the lodge’s offerings and packages, typical activities available at AM Lodge  may include:

  1. Game drives: Guided game drives in open safari vehicles offer guests the opportunity to explore the nearby wildlife reserves, including Kruger National Park, to spot the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros) and other wildlife such as giraffes, zebras, antelopes, and various bird species.

  2. Bush walks: Guided bush walks with experienced rangers provide guests with a chance to experience the African bush up close, learning about the flora and fauna while enjoying the sights and sounds of the wilderness.

  3. Birdwatching: The area around AM Lodge is rich in birdlife, making it an ideal destination for birdwatchers. Guests can embark on birdwatching excursions to spot a wide variety of bird species.

  4. Spa treatments: AM Lodge offers spa facilities where guests can indulge in a range of relaxing treatments, massages, and wellness therapies, providing a perfect way to unwind after a day of safari adventures.

  5. Cultural experiences: Some lodges near Kruger Park offer cultural experiences that allow guests to interact with local communities, learn about their traditions, and gain insight into their way of life through guided visits to nearby villages or cultural performances.

  6. Bush dinners: Some lodges arrange special bush dinners under the African sky, where guests can enjoy delicious meals served in the wilderness, accompanied by traditional entertainment such as storytelling or musical performances

Guests should inquire directly with the lodge for specific details and availability during their stay.