Idube Game Lodge

Idube is a classic safari lodge that offers all the wildlife found in South Africa’s celebrated Kruger National Park with none of the crowds.

Situated in a premier wildlife conservation area known as the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, this classic South African safari lodge offers all of the animals that can be seen in the Greater Kruger area with none of the crowds. Expect to the find all of the ‘Big 5’ in the wilderness surrounding the property, as well as a huge array of birdlife, plus families of nyala and warthog who have taken up residence on the lawns.

Guests at Idube Game Lodge are accommodated in 10 comfortable air-conditioned chalets set beneath shady trees. Canopied beds and deep baths add a touch of romance, whilst an outside shower offers a unique bathing experience. Each chalet has its own private veranda furnished with comfortable chairs where you can observe Idube’s many four-legged and feathered visitors during their daily visits.

The main lodge is cool and open in design, with a spacious lounge, thatched bar, gym and large swimming pool. Dining takes place on an open-air deck, out in the bush or in a lantern-lit boma. When you aren’t relaxing here or in your room, activities include game drives in open 4X4 vehicles, guided morning bush walks and village tours. Idube also has an underground hide where you can watch wildlife drinking at Shadulu Dam.


How to get to Idube Game Lodge

Flights can be arranged into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport from Johannesburg. Idube Game Lodge is around 2 hours by road from the terminal.  

Activities at Idube Game Lodge

  • Game drives in open 4X4 vehicles
  • Guided bush walks
  • Village tours
  • Photographic hide
  • Massages

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Idube Game Lodge Highlights

  • A classic safari lodge in the wildlife-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • Home to all of the ‘Big 5’ and an array of other species
  • A wide variety of activities from game drives to village tours
  • Diverse dining locations from bush to ‘boma’
  • Great recreational facilities for in-between gameviewing

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Accommodation in the Kruger, Sabi Sand and other regions.

Below are some of our preferred tented camps and lodges in the Kruger, Sabi Sand and surrounding regions. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

andBeyond Kirkman’s Kamp

One of South Africa's most prestigious luxury safari lodges, andBeyond Kirkman's Kamp is situated in the leopard-rich Sabi Sand Private Game Reserves.

Dulini Lodge

Dulini Lodge nestles in a grove of ancient hardwood trees on the peaceful banks of the Mabrak River in the celebrated Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

Greenfire Game Lodge

Situated on the 50,000 hectare privately owned Balule Nature Reserve, this small luxury safari lodge virtually guarantees good game sightings.

Idube Game Lodge

Idube is a classic safari lodge that offers all the wildlife found in South Africa's celebrated Kruger National Park with none of the crowds.

Kings Camp

In the Timbavati Private Reserve which shares a boundary with Kruger National Park, Kings Camp faces a waterhole visited by an endless parade of wildlife.

Leadwood Lodge

Stunning Leadwood Lodge sits in a grove of ancient hardwood trees at the confluence of the Sand and Mabrak rivers in the exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserves.

Londolozi Founders Camp

This relaxed safari lodge nestles in ancient forest along the Sand River, offering activities for all the family from yoga to an entertaining kids' program.

Londolozi Pioneer Camp

Luxurious Londolozi Pioneer Camp consists of 3 secluded suites in the heart of the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve near Kruger National Park.

Londolozi Private Granite Suites

Londolozi’s adults-only Private Granite Suites are set amid great boulders and large trees, natural features which have influenced the property’s interiors and organic colour palette.

Londolozi Tree Camp

Londolozi’s adults-only Tree Camp is a super-stylish luxury safari camp set deep within a thicket of leadwood trees

Londolozi Varty Camp

The Londolozi Private Game Reserve’s spiritual heart, Varty Camp is casual and relaxed in atmosphere making it a wonderful choice for families on safari.


South Africa Itineraries

The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised South Africa experience.

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