Up close and personal with the Big 5 at Royal Malewane.
Private game drives with expert Rangers and Trackers
The entrance to the main lodge
The lounge containing Liz Biden's signature splashes of colour.
A harmonious blend of nature and luxury
Dusk at The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa
Indulge in hydrotherapy treatments at The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa
Cool down in our beautiful 25m lap pool
Indulge in the privacy of your private plunge pool
A stunning impala silhouette against a magnificent African sunset.
Game drives with our expert trackers
Join our expert rangers on fascinating bush walks
A Royal Suite bathroom with a royal view of the Africa bush
The circle of life in high definition
Elephants drink from the private plunge pool of one of the Luxury Suites at Royal Malewane
Enjoy private game drives with our knowledgable rangers and trackers
Boasting unparalleled views, the Royal Malewane’s six palatial suites are the pinnacle of refinement and opulence in game lodge accommodation.
Relax in the gazebo of your luxury suite
The spacious living room of a two bed-roomed Royal Suite
All rooms have spacious bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers and large tubs
Enjoy a warm cup of coffee before you embark upon an early morning game drive
Private dining in the comfort of your Royal Suite
An unexpected visitor snacking on Liz Biden's decorations at Royal Malewane
During a game viewing excursion, your senses sharpen, excitement grows, you draw close to the most remarkable animals as they hunt, play and sleep
Exceptional photographic opportunities
Climb onto the elevated turquoise bed to enjoy glorious bush views in perfect comfort in Africa House
Afternoon drinks at Royal Malewane
The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa is dedicated to your well being on every level
The beautiful pastel colours of a Lilac Breasted Roller
Enjoy award winning cuisine tailored to your taste buds
The infrequently seen Yellow Billed Ox Pecker.
Best Safari Cuisine 2017
Our chefs will really spoil you with freshly baked treats
Africa House is perfect for families with children, offering privacy and safety
Get up close and personal with Africa's greatest predators.
Cocoon yourself in this exclusive hideaway and let your heart start to beat to the rhythm of the bushveld
Bathrooms are extravagantly sized, full of light and the epitome of indulgence
Spectacular Big 5 game viewing at Royal Malewane
Wonderful photographic opportunities abound at Royal Malewane
One of the treatment rooms in The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa
A cheetah focusing her attention on potential prey
The main deck at Africa House
Our very lovely and qualified spa team at The Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa
The most qualified guiding team in Africa
There is no bond stronger than the indelible and intuitive connection between a ranger and a tracker
Royal Malewane's friendly staff who often leave our guests smiling
A standoff between the gladiators of the African bush.
Two lioness found relaxing on the road.
Experience Africa's abundant wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives
Children of all ages are welcome in the Royal Suites and at Africa House.
The guiding team has over 300 years of African bush experience between them
Juan Pinto and Wilson Masiya have been instrumental in creating one of the most sought after guiding apprenticeships in South Africa
Male impalas challenge each other
Elephants love water and are naturally great swimmers
The majestic Wahlberg’s Eagle is a common visitor at Royal Malewane from August to April, after which it migrates as far as Nigeria or Sudan
The tracker’s job is to notice and interpret nature’s subtle clues through acutely honed senses
The grand entrance to Royal Malewane
A lion cub shares an intimate moment with her aunt. Photo by Royal Malewane Guide Riaan Fourie
A cheetah female with her cub - perfectly blending into the African bush
A cheetah stalking potential prey
The Pied kingfisher is often found hovering over clear lakes and rivers before diving for fish
A bull will approach another, lowing, with his horns down and waits for his opposer to do the same
Family outings in the Kruger
The call of the black-collared barbet consists of the duet of a pair, with the calls being so perfectly synchronised that it sounds as if they are made by one bird
Picture perfect. Leopards are a wonderful subject matter for photographers
When elephants come into contact with those they know they often wrap their trunks around each other as a sign of affection
Hippos taking some time to warm up in the sun
The curious faces of two little lion cubs
Guests on a game drive surrounded by a large herd of Cape Buffalo
Game drive sun downers
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