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Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

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490 Reviews
Guide Price £2,649 per person
Based on 30 November 18, staying for 4 nights all inclusive in a Tinga Suite with Plunge Pool (2 adults sharing). Flights not included.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

A perfect base to explore Kruger National Park

Situated in the south of Kruger National Park, Tinga Lodge offers sophisticated and luxurious accommodation in the shape of just nine private suites and one two-bedroom villa. The secluded suites overlook the river and benefit from a plunge pool, lounge and viewing deck, while the self-contained villa also offers a dedicated butler, field guide and safari vehicle.

By day you'll experience the exhilaration of game drives and bush walks through the world-renowned park – with one of the highest densities of wildlife per square hectare. After spotting an abundance of animals – from wildebeest, antelope and cheetah to the Big Five – retreat to the deluxe comforts of Tinga Lodge for fascinating wildlife lectures or enjoy a relaxing spa treatment with organic Africology products in your suite.

During your stay at Tinga Lodge, retreat to Tinyeleti Treehouse for a night and experience the magic of sleeping in the open air beneath the star-studded African sky – you'll make memories to last a lifetime. 


  • Big Five viewing on daily game drives and bush walks
  • Situated in an exceptional riverside location
  • Stay the night in Tinyeleti Treehouse and sleep under the stars
  • Luxurious and spacious suites with private plunge pools
  • Self-contained villa, suitable for families with children aged six and over
  • Take an exhilarating helicopter ride over gorges, waterfalls and rocky escarpments

Hotel Features

Hotel Category


Location Type

National park

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Lodge

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
Location Highlights

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

  • National park
490 Reviews 96% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 449
  • Very Good 27
  • Average 8
  • Poor 1
  • Terrible 5

What to Expect

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  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
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Nov 13, 2018

Most outstanding trip ever!!

Topeka, Kansas

The staff at Tinga Lodge were the best we have ever experienced among multiple 5 star stays across the globe. Ben and Collence are an amazing quide/tracker team and really told the story of the animal, bird and plant life around us in entertaining ways.
Nov 08, 2018

Great safari!

Lion Sands Nadina was great! Our room was beautiful, as were all of the facilities. The food was great and the kitchen was able to accommodate any dietary restrictions. The game drives were wonderful - our tracker and guide were knowledgeable and took time to explain everything we saw.
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Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

Room Types

Nine suites, plus the two-bedroom Tinga Hi’Nkweni Villa, takes the total lodge capacity to 22 guests. Children aged 10 years and older can stay in the suites (children of six and older are welcome in the Tinga Hi’Nkweni Family Villa). 


The spacious suites offer private plunge pools, along with a viewing deck, open plan lounge and dining area – styled in rich, dark wood coupled with luxurious modern touches. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Separate Shower

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