The Outpost

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Why we like it

  • Located in northern Kruger in the Private concession of the Makuleke
  • Modern, minimalist and eco-friendly
  • Activities available are game drives, bush walks, local village trips and private safaris
  • Unique open luxury suites with breathtaking panoramic views with state of the art remote controlled weather screens
  • Facilities include a swimming pool, library, wine cellar and in room massages available
  • Over 350 bird species have been identified in this area
  • The perfect choice of lodge to combine with Leopard Hills in the Sabi Sands area of the Kruger

A&K Top Tip

After spending the day in the pristine wilderness of the Makuleke, enjoy a splendid dinner in the enclosed courtyard under the stars.

Guest Testimonial

Joanne Swinton's detailed knowledge of South Africa has been invaluable and her enthusiasm to respond to our needs is greatly appreciated.

- FJ, Perthshire



The Outpost has been designed using simple, clean lines, combining elements of steel, concrete and open space. The main area of the lodge boasts vast views onto the openness of the pristine wilderness that is home to The Outpost. The modern bar is a focal point and defines the lounge and dining areas, which offer a cool relaxing alternative to the daybeds and chairs on the terrace overlooking the swimming pool. The lounge is flanked by a large book case with an extensive and varied selection of books.

The accommodation is twelve stand-alone open plan luxury suites all with views of the river and the bush below. The main building is connected to the suites along a Zimbabwean teak walkway. Game drives and outstanding walking safaris are undertaken in what is arguably one of the most scenically beautiful and diverse wilderness areas in the Kruger National Park. The Makuleke is famous for its large herds of elephants and buffalo in the winter, a birder's paradise and home to the Big 5.


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Best time to be there

October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.

Fly to

Cape Town/Johannesburg

flying time

11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.

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