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Tzaneen Country Lodge

Tzaneen, Limpopo


Tzaneen Country Lodge is the ultimate destination for relaxation in Limpopo. Situated in the heart of the north-eastern Lowveld of the magical Limpopo Province in South Africa – you will find Tzaneen Country Lodge, an award-winning hotel, and lavishing Earth Spa.

Tzaneen Country Lodge can be found in one of the most beautiful regions in South Africa, perfectly located a mere 95 km from the Phalaborwa Gate of the Kruger National Park. Be sure to also explore the beauty and magic of Limpopo, Modjadji’s Kingdom of the Rain Queen when visiting us.

Exclusive and private, the lodge is nestled on 170 hectares of farmland and indigenous forest. Together with the Earth Spa, Mhangela Animal Farm & Tea Garden there is plenty to do for young and old, whether you would like to relax, hike, bike, fish or forget we have something to nourish your body, mind, and soul.

Tzaneen Country Lodge is a privately owned establishment that offers warm hospitality and Limpopo charm with a wealth of beauty and allure. Delight yourself in this scenic serene area where history, geography and culture add character in a tantalizing mix.

“It is our goal at Tzaneen Country Lodge to make each and every guest feel welcome, at home and relaxed at all times,” said Adri Kruger, award-winning hotelier, and owner of Tzaneen Country Lodge.

We pride ourselves in exceeding the expectations of our guests by providing personal touches and excellence in all that we do. Nothing makes us happier than to share our beautiful and scenic country hotel with our valued guests – many of whom has become our friends over the years.

The tastefully decorated Tzaneen Country Lodge offers world-class hospitality, discreet security, and formidable service. We offer genuine hospitality with stylish hotel rooms and relaxing pools in perfect harmony with the surrounding countryside. Our beautiful, landscaped gardens with indigenous forest and dams on the property make for peaceful and happy holidays.

In addition, we offer professional Conference facilities to suit any budget. If you are planning a wedding – be sure to visit our various function halls and Wedding facilities available to ensure a perfect day to remember forever.

There is no better place to relax and destress than in these beautiful, environmentally conscious, and peaceful surroundings.

Luxury eco-lodge rooms

Classic country décor, refined simplicity, and sweeping views of scenic landscapes is what you can expect when booking your accommodation at Tzaneen Country Lodge

Our 66 hotel rooms, individually furnished in an informal elegant style, with all the modern comforts to relax after a day of business, sightseeing, golf, or safaris will make you feel at home.

With our all en-suite standard, luxury, twin, and family hotel rooms there is a wide choice to suit your budget and style.

All our rooms are en-suite and non-smoking, as well as hotel accommodation for the physically disabled. To add to our extensive range of accommodation we also have a presidential suite and a dedicated honeymoon suite.  Our large spacious rooms are furnished with taste and elegance and are equipped for maximum comfort including hypo allergic pillows. All our rooms offer a variety of garden or pool views.

Hotel room service with comfort food and friendly service is always available.

We offer you a laundry service and an iron and Ironing Boards are available on request. Dry cleaning services can also be arranged.  We offer secretarial services for the business executive or leisure guest – please enquire at reception for more information.  Secure parking is part of the package as well as 24-hour security on guard to ensure a safe and pleasant stay.

Deluxe Rooms

Our luxurious Deluxe Rooms all have King Size Beds and spacious En-suite bathrooms with Bath, Shower and toilet. Please enquire at reception as some of our Deluxe Rooms offer a Jacuzzi or fireplace.

Classic Double Rooms

This lovely well-equipped room with a Queen Size Bed and all modern facilities needed for the business as well as the leisure traveller.

Classic Twin Rooms

Lovely well-equipped room with Twin beds and all modern facilities needed for the business as well as the leisure traveler.

Executive Suite

Re-discover the style and facilities of luxury with our Executive Suite with King Size Bed, fully En-Suite with Bath and Shower. This luxurious suite boasts its own Sitting Room for privacy and relaxation. A private outside sitting area adds to the comfort for the discerning traveller.

Country lodge amenities

Come and relax, rejuvenate, connect, and make memories.

Tzaneen Country Lodge is well suited for a range of activities. From nature walks and bird watching, to shopping at farm stalls or enjoying some of our pristine natural riches or scenic panoramas. We offer loads of options for the adventurous tourists, cultural fundi or business traveller alike.

Resort Amenities

  • Bird watcher paradise – come and spend some time in our bird hide
  • Fishing for young and old, experience fishermen and beginners
  • If you don’t want to walk you can cycle, there are canoes for paddling, fishing or birding from the water.
  • Our Barge can be used for fishing or relaxation and a reliable Ranger will ensure safe passage on our barge and assist those who need help in catching their fish.
  • Serious fishermen can enjoy trophy bass fishing on a catch and release basis.
  • We also have canoes for the adventure lover for an up-close fishing experience or for some outdoor exercise fun.
  • Mountain biking for beginners and novices alike
  • Walking trails for young and old
  • Nature walks – come and enjoy our vast fauna and flora
  • Those interested in the trees, birds and animals of the region can also use the trails for a wildlife activity to be remembered.
  • Our beautiful wildlife includes but are not limited to giraffes, zebras, and antelope.
  • There are different trails of various lengths, which can be used for walking, jogging or cycling.
  • Picnic spots for families & romantics
  • Enjoy a picnic sundowner whilst gazing over the unforgettable Limpopo Bushveld.
  • A family can combine all these activities with a picnic where we can deliver not only the picnic to the site near the water but also Grandpa and Grandma if they don’t wish to walk, paddle or ride.
  • Canoes to test your beginner or adventurous abilities
  • Three swimming pools to relax, have fun or cool down in
  • Mhangela Animal Farm & Tea Garden, wholesome country family entertainment with an outstanding menu selection for young and old
  • Small Library filled with books by local authors and more
  • We have a small library in our lounge with features various authors and a touch screen computer in reception if you want to find out more about the area.
  • Board games are available at Reception for fun and relaxation.
  • In the event of a rainy day our Games Room offers a pool-table, fooseball, table tennis and darts.
  • You could be doing all this while a nanny is showing the Animal Farm and Playground to the baby, or the wife is being spoilt in our Earth Spa.
  • Our swimming pools relieve the boredom, or the summer heat and a fitness studio is there for those who wish to use it.

Country cuisine at its best…

Fine Dining in Tzaneen Country Lodge

Our exclusive A la Carte Restaurant is great for get-togethers and offers excellent service and complimentary breakfast daily. Our country cuisine is undeniably the best thing about Tzaneen Country Lodge. The comfortable elegance will elevate one’s spirit and fresh vegetables and fruit from the area make every meal a delightful experience.

  • Enjoy our country cuisine in the Restaurant or on the terrace.
  • We are a family friendly hotel and restaurant but still offer secluded corners for couples and singles as well as open and family friendly areas.
  • With our kiddie’s menu we cater for the young ones, but with special emphasis on healthy options.
  • Every Sunday we offer an out of this world Buffet with traditional South African food, and loaded with starters, main meals, vegetables, salads, and desserts. This is the “eat as much as you can” meal of the week!
  • The wine list is refined and provides an excellent choice to complement the fine meals that we serve.
  • Our Chef and waiting staff are experienced and competent and provide a service that has given us a reputation for quality and elegance. We are renowned for our respectful friendliness.

Out & about

You have chosen the ideal base to explore what the Northern Lowveld has to offer you. Tzaneen Country Lodge are the hub of the Limpopo Lowveld and Drakensburg Mountain Range.

We are the centre of major tropical fruit farms, forests, game farms and game reserves.

The Drakensburg which begins in the Eastern Cape ends here. The Soutpansberg Mountains are 90kms away and the Kruger Park 45 minutes.

The largest portion of the Kruger is at our doorstep, the greatest area of private game reserves, both small and gigantic, are our neighbours.

We lie at the foothills of the mountains that rise 1500 meters in 30 kilometres.

Some Of the Activities To Entertain The Whole Family Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Karos Workers (A MUST SEE)
  • Emmarentia Amazing Maze
  • Modjadji Cycad Forest
  • Golf Courses for example the Tzn Country Club in Politsi & Orangedene
  • Thaba-Metsi Adventures which includes Canopy Tours, Quad biking, tubing, kloofing and abseiling.
  • Boat Trips on the Ebenhezer Dam
  • Sunland Boabab
  • Debegeni Waterfall

For Fun Daytrips You Might Consider Visiting The:

  • Kruger National Park via the Phalaborwa or the Orpen Gates)
  • Golf in the Wild at Hans Merensky Estate
  • Kapama Cheeta Center
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
  • Polokwane Meropa Casino
  • Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels
  • Panorama Route



Tzaneen Country & Convention Center is the ideal place to call home during your adventure-filled vacation.  Its central location is perfect for multiple excursions, contact reception today to book yours!


Tzaneen Country Lodge Hiking trail

Enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the bush as you explore nature on your own, setting your own pace. The 5 hiking trails, varying from 0.3km to 4km are situated across from Tzaneen Country Lodge are well marked and it caters to all fitness stages.

Game farm trails:

  • Fish Eagle Trail – 2.5km
  • Nyala Trail – 3km
  • Ebony loop – 1.1 km
  • Monkey Loop – 0.3 km
  • Fence Line trail – 4km

Farm Trails:

  • Mango Orchard – 1-3km
  • Fence Line – 4 km

Tzaneen Country Lodge Bushdrive

Allow our Game Ranger to take you on a 2-hour drive on Tzaneen Country Lodge farm.
You get to see Giraffe’s, Zebras and most “Planes Game” or even spot the elusive Caracal spoor.
Morning Drive includes Freshly brewed coffee with homemade rusks.
Evening Drive includes a Sundowner drink and snack.

Tzaneen Country Lodge Barge Trip

Take a cruise on Rohan’s dam where our Skipper treats you to the calls of our birdlife.
The tour includes a complimentary sundowner drink and snack.

Tzaneen Country Lodge Bush Picnic

Spoil yourself with this tranquil experience away from the rustle and bustle of life, by having a Rustic Outdoor picnic. The Picnic spot overlooks Rohan’s dam where you are guaranteed to see the occasional fish jump in the water and hear the call of the African Fish Eagle.
Picnic Basket or a Braaipack can be arranged at an EXTRA COST

Please enquire about the Basket or Braaipack options.

The picnic is situated on a rough terrain please allow for comfortable shoes.

Tzaneen Country Lodge “Country Picnic”

A romantic set up in our beautiful Garden at Tzaneen Country Lodge, relaxing whilst indulging in the gourmet picnic basket.


Tzaneen Country Lodge Guided Walk

A great opportunity to experience the bush on foot, learn more about birds, trees and all the things you never see from a vehicle.

Our knowledgeable guides you through our beautiful Ranch while tracking the Zebras, Giraffes, and planes Game

Ranch Trails – Guided:

  • Jacana – 1km
  • Red ivory – 2 km
  • Jackal Berry – 3km
  • Bush Buck – 4km
  • Fence Line – 4km

Tzaneen Country Lodge Country Canoeing

A great experience to get up and close with the bird and fish life while pedalling across our dam.  

Tzaneen Country Lodge Fishing

Try your hand at catching that fish to boast about. Fishing can be done at Rohan’s dam from the Jetty. Please remember fishing is strictly catch and release.

Tzaneen Country Lodge Country Farm Cycle

Explore an actual Mango farm in production by bicycle.


1 March 2021 – 28 February 2023

Accommodation B/B:
  • Classic Single Room – R1270.00 pp
  • Classic Double Room – R750.00 pp sharing
  • Deluxe Single Rooms – R1500.00 pp
  • Deluxe Double Rooms – R850.00 pp
  • Executive Suite – R1900.00 per room per night – 2 guests maximum

Child Policy

  • Under 5 – Free
  • 5 – 12 Years – 50% of adult rate (in the same room)
  • 13 – 18 – Pay adult rate.

Additional Adults

Pay the adult rates less an additional 20% if they are using the same room.

Tzaneen Country Lodge Hiking trail
  • These hiking trails are non-guided
  • R50.00 per person (includes a map)

Tzaneen Country Lodge Bush drive

  • R450.00 per person- Maximum person 10

Tzaneen Country Lodge Barge Trip

  • R200.00 per person for 30 minutes – Maximum person 8
  • The tour includes a complimentary sundowner drink.

Tzaneen Country Lodge Bush Picnic

  • Book your private spot, includes no meals
  • Duration 3 hours
  • R550.00
  • Picnic Basket or a Braaipack can be arranged at an EXTRA COST

Tzaneen Country Lodge “Country Picnic”

  • R250.00 – Book your private spot
  • R650.00 – Picnic Basket for 2 people

Tzaneen Country Lodge Guided Walk

  • Giraffes, and planes Game.
  • Duration 1 and half hour
  • R180.00 per person

Tzaneen Country Lodge Country Canoeing

  • Rent a canoe for half a day
  • R150.00 per person

Tzaneen Country Lodge Fishing

  • Fishing at R150.00 per person per day
  • R200.00 – Rod and Basic Tackle rental

Tzaneen Country Lodge Country Farm Cycle

  • R150.00 per person

Admin Fee:

  • R55.00 once off per reservation.
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