We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Umkumbe Safari Lodge

    Luilekker Farm | Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    Savings alert: 58% below average rate

    The price you found is 58% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$966/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$407
    View Deal
    Traveller (296)
    Room & Suite (50)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    400 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,722 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Letaba Rest Camp
    397 reviews
    #10 of 13 hotels in Kruger National Park
     
    Kurhula Wildlife Lodge
    260 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Balule Nature Reserve
     
    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good19%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “honesty bar” (7 reviews)
    “the river” (38 reviews)
    Paid Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Umkumbe Safari Lodge
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    400 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,722 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Letaba Rest Camp
    397 reviews
    #10 of 13 hotels in Kruger National Park
     
    Kurhula Wildlife Lodge
    260 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Balule Nature Reserve
     
    Rooms
    3 Sep4 Sep
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$407.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sabi Sand Game Reserve hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "1c0907e0693e4a39bb23205b46703776", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1719005,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"1c0907e0693e4a39bb23205b46703776","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":407,"lowestMetaPrice":407,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":407,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":407,"lowestMetaPrice":407,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":407,"hotelName":"Umkumbe Safari Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjFjMDkwN2UwNjkzZTRhMzliYjIzMjA1YjQ2NzAzNzc2IiwiQUlLIjoiMDE2MmUyOGE4ODYyNDM4MGFmZjJlMzg1MDEwYjFlNDYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/09/2017", "checkOut": "04/09/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$407", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (320)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Umkumbe Safari Lodge
    See the most recent reviews

    31 - 35 of 196 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2016

    We had a great overall experience at Umkumbe. There is everything you need for a great safari game viewing experience at a reasonable price. The small cosy environment and excellent service really made a difference. On arrival, we were warmly greeted by our guide Johan...More

    Thank icjm1234
    Reviewed 2 October 2016

    My husband and I stayed 4 nights at Umkumbe on our very first safari experience, and needless to say it was an unforgettable one. We began planning our next trip back to Umkumbe within the first day. Upon arrival, we were greeted by our guide,...More

    Thank lauraatravels
    Reviewed 1 October 2016

    Located in the Sabi Sand private game reserve the lodge sits on the edge of the river (which was dry at this time due to the drought). Even though the river was dry lots of different animals used it like a highway including a herd...More

    Thank Kwan_Nyom
    Reviewed 1 October 2016

    Our Ranger, Mauritz was a living A to Z of all things that lived, grew and moved on the reserve. He answered every question we threw at him (and they were many and fast) even telling us about the night sky! Our rooms were spacious...More

    Thank RENEPOPS
    Reviewed 20 September 2016

    We had an awesome birthday-breakaway to Umkumbe Safari Lodge. The rangers are very friendly, knowledgeable and dedicated to deliver what the bush has to offer. The food was really nice and in general; everyone was always willing to go the extra mile! Honesty is their...More

    Thank estelllie
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    400 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,722 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Letaba Rest Camp
    397 reviews
    #10 of 13 hotels in Kruger National Park
     
    Kurhula Wildlife Lodge
    260 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Balule Nature Reserve
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$330 - US$1,547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, South African Hotels and Priceline so you can book your Umkumbe Safari Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Umkumbe Safari Hotel Sabi Sand Game Reserve
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (296)
    Room & Suite (50)
    Pool & Beach (21)
    Dining (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (254)
    Bathroom (8)
    Family and Play Areas (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Letaba Rest Camp
    397 reviews
    113.29 km away
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,722 reviews
    72.08 km away
     
    Kurhula Wildlife Lodge
    260 reviews
    100.19 km away
     
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    400 reviews
    67.41 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Cattle Baron Skukuza
    297 reviews
    14.21 km away
    Pioneer's Grill
    792 reviews
    46.25 km away
    Lower Sabie Rest Camp
    423 reviews
    46.41 km away
    Austrian Coffee Estate
    6 reviews
    49.45 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Skukuza Golf Course
    29 reviews
    14.42 km away
    Idube Game Reserve
    75 reviews
    16.49 km away
    Elephant Whispers
    710 reviews
    45.99 km away
    Shinzelle Safaris
    18 reviews
    14.63 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    dreamsRfree
    3 September 2015|
    Answer
    Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
    Umkumbe Safari Lodge is located in a low risk malaria area. You are advised to consult with a medical doctor in your home country for the correct medical advice.
    1
    Vote
    Dv4111
    18 April 2015|
    Answer
    Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
    Hi - Umkumbe does have wifi, however they are having regular outages due to their remoteness. My advice is to assume that the Lodge does not have wifi until further notice.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "River view"
    Read review
    "Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
    Read review
    "Search other hotel from Sabi Sands, the place is beautiful but Umkumbe is unsafe"
    Read review
    "specify river view"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing