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Premium bedding, free minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished

Guest reviews

4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
23 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Parking included
Free airport shuttle
Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment


Explore the area

Popular LocationSkukuza Golf Course8 min walk
AirportSkukuza (SZK)2 min drive
Popular LocationPaul Kruger Entrance Gate30 min drive
Popular LocationPaul Kruger Statue30 min drive

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  • Suite (Tinga)

    Room amenities

    • 125 sq m
    • River view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuite (Tinga)

About this area

Kruger National Park

Located in Kruger National Park, Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is near the airport and on a river. Mala Mala Game Reserve and Sabi Sands Game Reserve are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Skukuza Golf Course - 8 min walk
  • Mala Mala Game Reserve - 2 min drive
  • Paul Kruger Entrance Gate - 30 min drive
  • Paul Kruger Statue - 30 min drive
  • Londolozi Game Reserve - 48 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportSkukuza (SZK) - 2 min drive


  • Boma Dinner — 1 min walk

About this property

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

5-star luxury lodge, walk to Sabi Sands Game Reserve
This lodge features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a conference centre. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, spa services and a meeting room are on-site. All rooms are individually furnished and offer furnished patios and free bottled water. Guests will find upscale amenities, such as private plunge pools and deep soaking bathtubs, along with thoughtful touches including free minibar items and bathrobes.
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers 18 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with private plunge pools and a safe. Rooms open to furnished patios. This individually furnished accommodation includes desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Coffee/tea makers and free minibar items are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, a rainfall showerhead and a hydromassage showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Game/wildlife viewing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Safari
  • Spa services

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference centre (237 square feet of space)


  • Terrace


  • Aromatherapy
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Fireplace in reception

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Double sofa bed
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished patio


  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Private plunge pool
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service



Check-in between 2 PM and 6 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: ZAR 138 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Lion Sands Kruger National Park Lodge
Lion Sands Lodge
Lion Sands Kruger National Park
Lion Sands
Tinga Private Game Hotel Skukuza
Tinga Private Game Skukuza
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Lodge
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Kruger National Park
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge Lodge Kruger National Park

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Lion Sands Tinga Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Lion Sands Tinga Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 6 PM.
What time is check-out at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Lion Sands Tinga Lodge provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Lion Sands Tinga Lodge located?
Situated near the airport, this luxury lodge is within 1 mile (2 km) of Skukuza Golf Course and Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Mala Mala Game Reserve is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away.
23 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Trip to kruger
Amazing lodge. Amazing staff. Amazing rangers. Unforgettable trip. Highly recommend this lodge
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Wonderful place! There is absolutely nothing I would change about it.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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I stayed at Tinga Lodge. Probably one of the best properties I have stayed at. The airport was 5 mins away - extremely convenient. The room was massive, had all the amenities. The only thing I wasn't extremely happy about was the food. I think they could have done much better.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

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