The Lodge

matumi Lodge 11  can accommodate 4 guests. Each of the two spacious and air-conditioned bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom and a shower/bath under the open sky . Bedroom 1 is furnished with a comfortable Kingsize bed. The Queensize bed in Bedroom 2 is according to your needs easily convertible into two single beds. Mosquito nets are provided during the rainy season.

A private patio facing the Kruger Park invites you to have your morning tea or coffee outside and to enjoy  listening to the magic sounds of the bush before you go to bed.

Feel like in Heaven in Matumi Lodge 11!


The large central living space has a fully equipped kitchen where you find things like a  little collection of spices, vinegar and oil for your convenience. Heart of the bespoke dining area is a beautiful and unique Matumi table the lodge was named after. During the cooler evenings guests will appreciate to sit by the designer fireplace on the comfortable leather sofa or in a  cosy rocking chair  .

Frameless glass sliding doors connect the interior to the covered patio which  offers an inviting lounge area and a dining table overlooking the pool and allowing a nice view onto the Sabie River.

A crocodile especially made by a local wood carver looks after your  private swimming pool whilst you are having a little nap on the cushy sun loungers.  It's quite common that zebras and impalas come to the garden to graze.

The patio's Chad-o-Chef gas braai is a good alternative to the open fireplace in the sheltered boma where you can sit and relax around the fire chatting about the day's adventures accompanied by a last sip of red wine or  coffee to finish off your day.

And who knows …? You could be the one to spot the rare Pel's Fishing Owl  or an elusive leopard strolling past! 


Some animals come very close to the fence !

Your stay at Matumi

The staff at  Elephant Point Gate is informed of your arrival and will introduce you into the particularities of the estate and Matumi Lodge. Please don't hesitate to contact the management for any queries during your stay.

Best place for your shopping is Hazyview which is a short 30 minutes drive away. In several  supermarkets you will find everything your culinary heart desires. As many touristic points of interest are close by, this nice little town is a tourist magnet  and therefore offers a good variety of nice cafés and restaurants guaranteed to attract you for breakfast, lunch or dinner. For further   information about tours and activities in the surroundings   please consult our individual Matumi folder in the lodge and    the Infothek of this homepage.

Kruger's Skukuza Camp also offers a supermarket with  good food variety. The prices are a bit higher there but after a full day safari in the park it's a good opportunity to shop your dinner.

From December 2017 onwards you can enjoy breakfast, snacks and drinks in the Elephant Point Boma exclusively open for guests and lodge owners. The nearest restaurant is located in the Protea Hotel  Kruger Gate just a short drive away.

It's just a few minutes drive to the Paul Kruger Gate !

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