Needles Lodge The Magic of the African Bush


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From $93 / night

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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Bed and Breakfast

Needles Lodge is a warm and welcoming owner run lodge in the heart of Marloth Park, a private residential nature reserve bordering the Kruger National Park between the Malelane and Crocodile Bridge entrances to the Park.

Whether you are just passing by, visiting The Kruger Park, discovering the diverse attractions in the province of Mpumalanga, or simply looking for a quiet, peaceful retreat for a few days, Needles Lodge is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

With nothing but the sights and sounds of the African bush, numerous guest appearances from resident kudu, zebra, giraffe, warthog, wildebeest and impala wandering around...Read more


Needles Lodge The Magic of the African Bush
Marloth Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

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Located in Marloth Park private game reserve with 15 kilometers of border with the Kruger National Park one of the greatest natural reserves left in the world. With over 350 spieces of birds, countless mamals, reptiles, incects and flora.

Due to the ideal location of Needles Lodge and Marloth Park, there are a host of tourist attractions and interesting places to visit and things to do for the whole family. Needles Lodge can provide information and assistance on any of the following activities and tours.

The other option is to simply relax by the pool. Enjoy the African sun and bush, and let the our staff spoil you while resident animals such, as kudu, impala, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe and warthog meander around the deck and pool area, grazing and magically adding to the peace and tranquility of a wonderful bush experience.

All tours can be tailor made to suit your needs special rates are available for groups of 4 or more.

"Self Drive Safaris", Organized Game Drives & Nature Walks
Situated between the two main southern entry points to the Kruger National Park, needles lodge is located 35kms from Malelane Gate and only 30kms from Crocodile Bridge Gate. This offers quick easy access to the Park for day trips, with time enough to view a large section of the Southern section of the park which is the most popular part of Kruger.

With the assistance of lodge management, full day safaris as well as night drives can be arranged and booked into the Kruger National Park. Nature trails and bush walks are also available. These are all conducted by qualified Park Rangers who escort all guests on these activities.

Mozambique & Swaziland Trips
Apart from the easy access to the Kruger, Needles Lodge is also ideally situated for day trips to Mozambique and Swaziland. It is also a perfect stopover for travellers leaving these countries for either shopping trips or continued holidays.

Maputo the Mozambique capital is also a wonderful experience. Visit the various craft markets and tour the city with its wonderful architecture and history. A trip to Maputo would not be complete without enjoying the finest of Portuguese cuisine that specializes in some of the freshest seafood and traditional fair on the Costa Dol Sol beachfront.

Swaziland is also just an hour away and this day trip offers a different experience but equally enjoyable. Visit traditional cultural villages, bushman paintings, art and craft centers, and view the beauty of one of Africa's last remaining Kingdoms.

Escorted tours to both Maputo and Swaziland can be arranged on request.

Marloth Park is on the crocodile river, teaming with hippo and crocodiles, guests can walk along the river front and admire nature in its true form.

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Last updated on August 20, 2013
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  • Additional guests | $93 | Fee applies to parties of more than 1 guest(s)

Additional notes from the owner

Our rates are R 995.00 per person per night sharing. They include: Welcome drinks, 4 course dinner & full breakfast.


  • 24 Hour On Call Maintenance
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • A/C or climate control
  • Concierge Service
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Firewood Provided
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Security System
  • Private Chef
  • Concierge
  • Wood Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Sofabed
Phone / Internet
  • Dial-up Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Gas Stove
  • Blender
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Standard Definition TV
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Board Games
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Deck
Onsite Equipment
  • All Terrain Vehicle
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - ask
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - yes
Living space
  • 450 square meters

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