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"Tintswalo Safari Lodge - Reflections Of Rustic Beauty"

Tintswalo means "love or gratitude felt from receiving a gift". Tintswalo Safari Lodge is set along the banks of a gorgeous seasonal river of the Manyeleti. The raised wooden walkways creates a rustic, charming experience. Decorated in a distinct, authentic nineteenth-century African explorer-style, this lodge creates a feeling of luxury and style from a past era.


Tintswalo Lodge consists of seven secluded, luxurious suites each with:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Indoor & outdoor showers
  • Private plunge pool
  • Mini-bar

The Presidential Suite

Consists of two individual, full-sized suites. The palatial Presidential Suite has a large, comfy living area with an open plan kitchen. Suited for the whole family, or groups with the need for privacy and exclusivity. The suite connects to two constituent suites with a lounge, and a dining, and open plan kitchen. It also features a private plunge pool, DSTV, and a PlayStation.

Manor House

This is a thatched luxury suite which offers a swimming pool and patio, as well as the traditional boma. The house has three double rooms with;

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Optional child’s bedroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net drapes

Manyeleti Private Game Reserve offers guests huge selections of buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino and elephant. There are ample opportunities to enjoy thriving birdlife of varied species nestled among vegetation.

  • Shop
  • Child-Friendly
  • Cellphone Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wedding Venue
  • Game Drives
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Day tours

Accommodation for weddings at Tintswalo Lodge is available for a minimum of only two nights at a time. The venue can host up to 100 guests, however for such a large number special arrangement needs to be made with management.

Our wedding offerings include:

  • Décor
  • Flower arrangements
  • Wedding cake
  • Minister services
  • Spa packages
Child Policy

All Children are welcome at Tintswalo Lodge.

  • Children 3 - 12 yrs 50%
  • Children 0 - 3 yrs complimentary
Specials at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Tintiswalo Safari Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website. Luxury Safaris range in a variety of prices and, as an indication of what to expect, one can pay anywhere from R2 000 to R20 000 per person per night sharing and more, depending on the choice of accommodation, season, specials and other determining factors. For the most up to date rates, please contact us.

  • Accommodation
  • Local bar
  • 2 Safari activities daily
  • Three meals daily
  • Wifi
  • Laundry
  • 15 Minute complimentary back and shoulder massage
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Premium drinks
  • All transfers
  • All levies
  • Gratuities
  • Spa treatments
  • Reserve entrance fees
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Please complete this form should you wish to make an enquiry or request a quotation.
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Should you require information before completing the form, you may contact us at:
Skype: pietsmiles  •  Office: +27 (0)12 345 6438  •  Cell: +27 (0)71 687 2782

After hours: please send an email message to welcome@smilestravels.co.za and we will reply soonest

Note: There are no camping or self-catering facilities at this lodge.

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