Kruger National Park, South Africa - South Africa Kruger National Park - South Africa

Your Journey to Reach Us

By Air

  • We can arrange scheduled flights or private charters for your trip. All flights land at the Satara airstrip located 45 minutes from the lodge. Guests are collected off the flight by Singita staff and transported to the lodge in a closed air-conditioned vehicle
  • On scheduled flights, the weight of luggage is restricted to 20kg (44lb) for checked baggage and 5kg (11lb) for hand luggage. Only soft-sided luggage is permitted.
  • Johannesburg – Satara: approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Nelspruit – Satara: approximately 45 minutes
  • Private aircraft pilots land at their own risk and are advised to broadcast their intentions on frequency 124,8 Mhz. Landing with prior permission only. Please note that only a small number of companies have permission to land at the Satara airstrip as it is run by the National Parks Board. Please contact reservations for a list of recommended charter companies.
  • All charters are to be aware of the operating guidelines for pilots in the park and are to obtain prior permission before landing.
  • Planes that can land at the Satara airstrip: King Air, Cessna and PC12.
    • Runway: 17/35
    • Latitude: 24° 22” 31.6’ S
    • Longitude: 31° 46” 58.8’ E
    • Elevation: 850ft
    • Width: 20m
    • Length: 1 000m
    • Surface: gravel
    • Frequencies in use: Lowveld
    • Information: 119.0 VFR 124.8
    • Closest non-precision let down facility is Skukuza NDB SZ 233

 

By Road

  • From Johannesburg: approximately 8 hours’ drive (+/- 600km).
  • From Hazyview: approximately 3.5 hours’ drive (+/- 156km).
  • From Nelspruit: approximately 4 hours’ drive (+/- 216km).
  • From Hoedspruit: approximately 2-3 hours’ drive (+/- 155km).
  • From Skukuza: approximately 2-3 hours’ drive (+/-110km).

Videos of Sweni Lodge

Feature Video

Sweni Lodge's Inspiration

The decks of the lodge seem to hover in the branches, while inside, rich calming colours & textures echo the hues of the natural surroundings.

Renewable Energy at Singita Kruger National Park
Singita Sweni’s Angels

Discover the latest at Sweni Lodge

Latest Kruger National Park Wildlife Report

Singita Kruger National Park

January has been an amazing month here at Singita Kruger Park! We were initially a little bit concerned that the fires that burnt in the area to the west of the concession in November and early December would cause green grass to sprout up there after the rains and draw a lot of the grazers...

Read More
View all Wildlife Reports

Conservation at Singita Kruger National Park

For more than a century an extraordinary diversity of wildlife and wilderness has been protected within its boundaries. In 2001, to strengthen Kruger’s future financial sustainability, the Park authority decided to make approximately 3% of its more remote areas available as private concessions for 25-year lease periods. Singita was awarded one of these concessions, and…

Find out more

This is a soulful place and it is so easy to slip into reverie and contemplation following the thrilling high of an exciting safari.

Serene and contemporary, this safari experience takes you into the heart of 33,000 acres of untouched wilderness.

Hot air balloon in the Serengeti | Singita

Honeymoon Safari: A Match Made in Heaven

Wedding preparations can be as stressful as they are enjoyable, and yet nothing can prepare you for the blissful whirlwind of that special day. A luxurious and extraordinary honeymoon is the perfect way to reflect, unwind and celebrate the beginning of a new life together. The romance and adventure of an African safari is difficult…

Read More

Testimonials for Sweni Lodge


Awards & Accolades for Sweni Lodge

No.2 in Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean

World’s Best Awards USA 2015

Ranked no. 12 in Africa

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014

Ranked no. 3

World’s Best Awards 2014 USA

Listed – Top Safari Lodges

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 USA

Listed Africa & the Middle East

Top 100 Resorts 2012 USA