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Resting comfortably under a canopy of indigenous trees in the southern stretches of the Sabi Sand, sits the inimitable and understated Umkumbe Bush Lodge.


  • There are plenty of relaxation spaces to soak up the sights and sounds of the African bush! The sparkling pool and surrounding deck area provides the perfect place to relax during the balmy summer season.
  • Activities include two game drives a day
  • Avid safari-goers can enjoy sundowner set-ups, coffee stops and all the extras synonymous with a Kruger safari.

You should know

  • Children aged 5 and over are welcome at Umkumbe Bush Lodge.

The details

Built around a weeping boer-bean, the lofty treehouse atmosphere of the main lodge overlooks a variety of habitats - a winding drainage line leading to the seasonal Sand River, a forested thicket and a section of open savanna. It's here where guests will find a modern bar area, coffee station, breakfast and lunch restaurant area, and a cosy loft area.

Accommodation wise, the lodge can accommodate up to 12 guests in six Meru-style Tented Suites. There is one Luxury & one Superior Suite and four Standard Suites. The luxury & superior suites are  totally secluded and have their own private view of the drainage line below. They also boast a bathtub, his/hers sinks and an outdoor shower. They can also accommodate up to two children.

Suite facilities include a tea/coffee station, standing fan, air con, hand luggage stand, hair dryer, mosquito net, safe, bathroom amenities, changeable twin/double bed configurations and a private seating area on a raised wooden deck. 

Umkumbe Bush Lodge embodies the true Kruger safari experience. 

Price includes

  • Accommodation, all meals, game viewing activities, teas & coffees drinking water.
  • Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.
  • Single supplements may apply.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our Agents for the best, most current rates available.
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Rates & Pricing

All promotions for this lodge are shown below, you can also view all current safari specials here.
Last minute SPECIAL
20% Discount - Bookable within 30 days of travel OR 25% Discount - Bookable within 14 days of travel. Valid: Until 30 November 2024
Honeymoon SPECIAL
$ 260 USD
$ 260 USD
Rates are starting prices per person, per night sharing.
With specials, we always use the best promotion available, please contact our experts for more guidance.
We are able to arrange travel insurance that will make this booking totally refundable.

Packages that include this lodge

3-Day Big-5 Luxury Sabi Sand Fly-in Package
2 nights at Idube Game Lodge
Return flights from/to Johannesburg
Return transfers to the lodge
Luxury accommodation in en-suite, air-conditioned suites
all meals, teas and coffees per day
View safari to see all inclusions..
$ 780 USD
Per person per night
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Get in touch with Candis, our resident expert in all aspects of this accommodation who will not only help plan but also book flights, transfers and lodging for your trip. Remember, our price is the same as going direct - see our best price guarantee!

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What our guests say about Candis

July 6, 2024
Candis was exceptional to work with
Candis was exceptional to work with. We are 6 travelers with different needs and Candis met them all.
Julie Montgomery
June 21, 2024
Candis was very attentive and patient…
Candis was very attentive and patient as we worked through details numerous times.
Steven Settles
May 13, 2024
Candis was lovely to work with and…
Candis was lovely to work with and super quick to respond. The entire process from when we first reached out to her to inquire about a trip to when we confirmed the quote and booking was under a week. We sincerely appreciated having all of these details taken care of for us and the all of the attention she took in answering our questions and adjusting our trip to work within our timeline.
L Marie
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Jul 19, 2024
Nicole has been incredible with her…
Nicole has been incredible with her responses and even communicating with us after hours. A 5-star level of customer service 👍👍
Fabio Comana
Jul 19, 2024
Nicole is fantastic
Nicole is fantastic
Fabio Comana
Jul 18, 2024
Anja did everything we asked of her in…
Anja did everything we asked of her in a very personal and professional manner, If my circumstances change in the near future I will not hesitate to get in touch with her again.
Mr Paul Rolt
Jul 18, 2024
I want to thank safari
I want to thank safari. com and special mention to Leigh Ann! This is the second time she has organized travel for me, and she does it simply gorgeous.
Jul 17, 2024
We were in contact with them…
We were in contact with them immediately and they replied all our doubts. Leigh-Ann was very clear with explanations about how to reach the Lodge and what is included. Also, the payment process is simple and gave us the possibility to make half payment as we were sharing a room
Jul 17, 2024
Simply the most helpful agent I have…
Simply the most helpful agent I have dealt with. Shann goes way beyond what you would expect to make sure you have the holiday you are really looking for. We will definitely use again. Thank you
Jul 17, 2024
The lady that assisted me with this…
The lady that assisted me with this booking was very professional and helpful. Made the process painless
James Daniels
Jul 17, 2024
Great and friendly service
Mel offered exceptional and friendly service and really went out of her way to meet an extensive wish list. She is a true ambassador for the Safari brand, and I look forward to collaborating with Safari for future travel.
Jacqui L
Jul 16, 2024
Great experience booking with Dolan
Great experience booking with Dolan. Just got back from our trip and had the the absolute best time. Everything was seamless and perfect.
Liz H
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