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Located along the Nbesi River in the heart of the Blue Canyon Conservancy, Moditlo River Lodge features a rustic lodge with an outdoor swimming pool, boma bonfire and restaurant.

The air-conditioned rooms come with a private patio and outdoor seating. They also include a mini-bar, tea-and-coffee making facilities and a safety deposit box. The private bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Guests can enjoy South African cuisine and wine in the restaurant as well as al fresco boma BBQs. Activities at the lodge include game drives and bush walks, and wellness treatments are available upon request.

Moditlo River Lodge is located 12 mi from Hoedspruit and a free airport shuttle is provided to Hoedspruit Airport. Kruger National Park’s Orpen Gate is 31 mi from the lodge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Moditlo River Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 25, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • What is all inclusive in Rate.
    The booking includes: All Meals , Game drives at Moditlo, Transfer from and to Hoedspruit airport, Welcome drinks, 15% VAT
    Answered on 30 September 2020
  • is wine included in all inclusive
    Drinks are not included in the rate. Drinks are for your own account. We have a fully stocked bar.
    Answered on 6 October 2020
  • Hi, is the lodge situated in the Greater Kruger? can the guide go off road during game drives? Thank you Rina
    Good day, We are situated in the Blue Canyon conservancy- Big 5, just outside Hoedspruit. Yes the guide can go off road.
    Answered on 28 January 2021
  • Can you pick us up from tbe airport
    Moditlo is situated a mere 16km from Eastgate Airport and offers complimentary transfers between the airport (Eatsgate Airport) and the Lodge.
    Answered on 31 January 2022
  • Hello ,, i will arrive at O.R TAMBO INT. Airport.. is there a transportation to your camp ?
    Good Day, We can arrange a transfer from and to O.R Tambo airport. The rate will depend on the number of guests and date. Between R 3 000 - R 10 000. If you fly from O.R Tambo to Hoedspruit airport, we offer complementary transfers from Hoedspruit
    Answered on 17 June 2022
Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Local, South African

Amenities of Moditlo River Lodge
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Game drives
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

House rules

Moditlo River Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 8 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 8 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Moditlo River Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the rate includes all meals, selected beverages and 2 game drives on the reserve per person per day. Each game drive is about 3-hours long.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Moditlo River Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Moditlo River Lodge

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Moditlo River Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Moditlo River Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Moditlo River Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Beauty services
    • Game drives
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Light therapy
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Fitness

  • Moditlo River Lodge is 8.1 miles from the center of Hoedspruit.

  • Room options at Moditlo River Lodge include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at Moditlo River Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Moditlo River Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.