Roodewal entrance gateRoodewal entrance gate

Roodewal Bush Lodge is situated on the banks of the Timbavati River and is one of only two Bush lodges in the Kruger Park. It is approximately 40 km from the Olifants Rest camp on the S39 gravelled road.

Roodewal Bush Lodge  is an exclusive, private lodge with a unique style and atmosphere providing the opportunity for guest to enjoy complete privacy, as only residents are allowed entrance to the camp.

There are no shops or restaurant facilities, the nearest shop is at Olifants Rest camp, 40 km away.

Roodewal Bush LodgeRoodewal Bush Lodge

The living area comprises of a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, bar, lounge, braai or boma area. The kitchen has a gas stove with oven, refrigerator, freezer, cutlery and crockery. Gas braais and braai (barbecue) facilities are provided.

Roodewal dining areaRoodewal dining area
Roodewal boma overlooking the Timbavati riverRoodewal boma overlooking the Timbavati river

Roodewal BungalowRoodewal Bungalow


Roodewal Bush Lodge has three 4-bed bungalows, each with two bedrooms and one family 6-bed bungalow with two bedrooms. 

All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. Solar panels provide power for lights and fans only.

Roodewal Family bungalowRoodewal Family bungalow
Bungalow bedroom at Roodewal Bush LodgeBungalow bedroom at Roodewal Bush Lodge


A special feature is a viewing deck or lookout platform that, built on stilts overlooking the Timbavati River.

Roodewal viewing deck over the Timbavati RiverRoodewal viewing deck over the Timbavati River
Gavin photographing from the viewing deckGavin photographing from the viewing deck

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The game viewing is good in this area and we have had many great sightings; like the leopard as they favor the riverine bush.

Leopard in the Roodewal areaLeopard in the Roodewal area
Giraffe love the Roodewal areaGiraffe love the Roodewal area
Red flap neck ChameleonRed flap-neck Chameleon
Zebras in the flowers near Roodewal Bush LodgeZebras in the flowers

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Male lion yawning - check those teeth! 
Roodewal is a nice camp as it is situated in an area with a high lion density and we often get to see lions near the camp.

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