Kuname Lodge and Manor House is located in the exclusive Karongwe Private Game Reserve, a lush, thriving ecosystem that is set against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. The iconic African Big 5 are found in healthy numbers here, and game drives and bush walks provide the ideal opportunity to spot these amazing animals.
Kuname Lodge is intimate and ideal for couples or honeymoons, while the Manor House is perfectly suited for families or small groups. The main lodge features 5 luxurious air-conditioned chalets, each nestled within the dense bushveld, and featuring magnificent views of the Kuvenjane River and Drakensberg mountains. The Manor House is a beautiful three-bedroom property situated on the banks of the river. boasting two bathrooms, a living room, a loft, a private splash pool, and a fully-equipped kitchen area. It can accommodate up to six guests.
Besides the game drives and bush walks, there are a number of activities on offer in the surrounding region. Kuname is just 45 minutes from the world-famous Kruger National Park. In the area, you can also choose from hot-air ballooning in Hoedspruit, Panorama tours, God’s Window, the Blyde River Canyon, and the Bourke’s Luck Potholes.
At Kuname, you will experience pure Africa, enjoying dinner around the fire, listening to the evening sounds, surrounded by the wilderness.

Why we like it

Luxurious retreat in the bush; Accommodation options for different guest requirements, Pristine bushveld surrounds that teem with life; Variety of activities nearby and at lodge

Quick Facts

Accommodation Type: Full Board
Rates from: $300 - $500 p.p.p.d.
Camp Size: Medium
Max No of Guests: 16
Children Friendly: No
Minimum Age: 12

Grading and Accreditation

Star Grading: Not Graded
Green Rating Accreditation: No
Responsible Tourism Certified: No


Details Distance (Km) Travel Time (Min)
Nearest Town Hoedspruit or Tzaneen80km1.5h
Nearest Major City Nelspruit215km3h15min.
Nearest Major Airport Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport220km3h20min.
Nearest Hospital Hoedspruit or Tzaneen Medi Clinic80km1.5h

Park / Reserve

Karongwe Private Game Reserve Please click to view



Game Drive


Guided Walk


Hot-air Ballooning
Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Panorama Route Tour



Air conditioning
Outdoor shower or bath
En-suite bathroom
Mini Bar
Tea & Coffee Facilities
Hair Dryer


Swimming pool
Laundry service
Wi-Fi internet
Study / library area
Credit cards accepted

This Experience

Safari type

Big 5 Safari

Specialist Species

African Wild Dog
Big 5

Malaria area


Suitable for

Solo Travellers
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