Sweni Lodge

An intimate riverine refuge

Sweni Luxury Lodge & Safari | Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Tucked into the banks of the Sweni River, this intimate lodge is a hidden jewel that provides a bold, new African context for contemporary design, architecture and cuisine.

Glamour and Subtle Sophistication

Seven suites are hidden among a canopy of trees, each featuring open-plan interiors.

A generously stocked minibar, two bathrooms and an outdoor shower overlooking the river – adding to the feeling of being enveloped by an ancient forest.

33,000 acres of pristine wilderness.

Guests have private access to 33,000 acres of pristine wilderness in the world-renowned Kruger National Park, ensuring unforgettable game-viewing experiences. With the lodge’s proximity to the river, guests are also treated to up-close sightings of numerous animals and birds frequenting the area to drink or wallow in the water.

Singita Travel Advisors

Our expert in-house travel service embodies the Singita experience every step of the way.

Expert advice & guidance
Personalised itineraries
Tailored services

What to see and do at Sweni Lodge

Singita Community Culinary School
Game Drives
Wine Experiences
Guided Safari Walk
Swimming Pool
For Families
Boutique & Gallery
Fitness Centre
Meet Singita Kruger National Park's Canine Ambassador Dog

Lodge Information

Conservation in South Africa

In South Africa, the Singita Lowveld Trust employs a dedicated team focused on protecting and conserving the biodiversity of the incredible land under its care.

Meet some of our team members

Garry Bruce
Field Guide
Glass Marimane
Head Tracker
Solomon Ndlovu
Assistant Head Guide
Wessel Booysen
Field Guide
Beauty Mashile
David Waddington
Lodge Manager
Fortunate Mtimkulu
Lungi Zitha
Sartina Mathebula
Junior Sommelier
Evidence Nkuna
Field Guide
Ishmael Nyathi
Field Guide
Tovhi Mudau
Field Guide
David Maluleke
Glenco Kuna
Howard Makwakwa
Jemma MacMillan
Boutique and Gallery Manager
Laurence Mkansi
Morris Ngwenyama
Community Partnership Project Manager
Sipho Kuna
Reception Manager
Walter Mabilane
Field Guide
Andrew Rosettenstein
General Manager
Kirsten Tinkler
Field Guide
Minnie Mthombeni
Brian Rode
Senior Field Guide
Chantelle Venter
Head Guide
Sean Surtees
Field Guide
Monika Malewski
Field Guide
Morris Nhlongo
Glenco Kuna
Andrew Ingles
Lodge Anchor
Rudi Hulshof
Field Guide

Alongside the exuberant palette of teal, tan, pink and emerald is a clever balance of textures, from metallics to low-key matte terracotta and rich marble – the physical equivalent of being inside a jewel box.

While it is dramatic, it’s also cocooning, aided considerably by the choices in textures.

– The Spaces