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The location of the house provides an excellent starting point for several excursions. During your stay you have de possibility to join organised (by the lodge) safaris and excursions. If youre keen on playing golf, you can go tot the Hans Merensky golf course which is 2 kilometers away (18 holes). It's also worthwhile to visit the Phalaborwa City center.



Sefapane Lodge & Safari's is locates just 1 kilometer from the central gate of the National Park. Therefore it doesn't take a long drive before you will see youre first wild animals.

Organised by the lodge you can chose from the following safaris:

Discover the bush in the morning........

  • Morningsafari. Together with a guide you will be driving in a open 4x4 jeep through the park searching for wildlife. Including a picknick style breakfast in the Kruger National Park.
  • Riversafari. A boat trip on the "Olifantsrivier" here you will see crocodiles, hippos and lots of other animals
  • Morning bushwalk. Two experienced rangers will guide you through the bush. Including a breakfast in the bush.

Discover the bus by evening........

  • Eveningsafari with bushbraai (BBQ). Safari with open 4x4 jeep, starting at sunset. In search of wildlife. The braai will be served around a campfire in the Kruger National Park.
  • Eveningsafari with braai on the lodge (BBQ). Safari with open 4x4 jeep, starting at sunset. In search of wildlife. After the safaris you will be returning to the lodge where they prepared a delicious braai.
  • Afternoon bushwalk. Two experienced rangers will guide you through the bush. Including something to eat and drink in the bush.

Or chose to have a full day of exciting encounters........

  • Daysafari. A full day in an open 4x4 jeep in search of wildlife. Including a breakfast and lunch in the bush.
  • Full day bushwalk. Two experienced rangers will guide you through the bush. Breakfast and lunch are served in the bush.

Since recently it's also possible to take a mountainbike tour through the Kruger National Park. Ask for the possibilities at the reception of the logde.


There are some very interesting excursions which are organised by the lodge;

  • Amarula Lapa. excursion to the factory of this original African Liquor
  • Cultural tour. This tour will take you to some interesting small villages around Phalaborwa. You will be experiencing the real African culture by actually meeting with African people.
  • Panorama Route-Blyde Canyon tour. On this tour you will be seeing the beautifull natuare in the surroundings of Phalaborwa. You will visit Blyde river canyon, God's Windows, Bourk's Luck Potholes and the three Rondavels. Also a visit to Graskop and Pelgrim's Rest are part of the programm.
  • Animal rehabilitation tour. On this tour you will be learning everything about animal and nature preservation. 
  • Take a hot air baloon and enjoy fantastic views.
  • Watersports. There is a selection on watersports such as riverrafting,  kayaking and tubing.
  • Looking to the stars. Informational presentation of the African night sky. You will see the moon, planets etc through a Meade computerized telescope.



The worldfamous Hans Merensky golfcourse is just 2 kilometers away from the logde. There is a free transfer possible from the the lodge to the golfcourse. Crocodiles, hippos and impalas give you a certain extra on youre traditional game of golf. The golf course is chosen as one of the best of South Africa. You can start your round of golf between 7:00 and 9:00 or between 11:30 and 13:30. The golfcourse is opend every day of the week. Clubs an golfcars are available for rent.

If you would like some more information about any of the excusions you can easily contact us by the contactform on the site or by sending an email to


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