Mapungubwe National Park Accommodation at SANParks Tshugulu Lodge | TravelGround

SANParks Tshugulu Lodge

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Guest Cottage GC4
Rates displayed are on a self-catering basis. Rates include a 1% community fund.
Guest House GH8
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Please note: From 1 September 2017 all visitors over 18 years old will be required to produce an identity document, passport or alternative valid identification e.g. driver’s licence card for scanning upon entering/exiting the Parks.
A standard daily conservation fee of R216 for foreign visitors, R108 for SADC nationals with a valid passport, and R54 for South African Citizens and Residents with ID, will be required on entry to the park.

All Mapungubwe’s camps are accessible by normal sedan vehicles, but it is advisable to have a 4x4 or high clearance vehicle to ensure an enjoyable drive inside the park. There are also a number of eco-trails for which a 4x4 is required.
Approximately 35 km of roads are suitable for normal sedan vehicles. A further 100 km is accessible to all-terrain 4x4 vehicles. All the roads within the park are gravel.

Mapungubwe National Park is divided into an Eastern and Western section, separated by private lands in between which does not form part of the Park. Bookings at Tshugulu Lodge, Limpopo Forest Tented Camp, Mazhou Camping Site and Maloutswa Bird Hide requires one to drive outside the park in order to rejoin the Western section of the Park where the camps are located.
No caravans are allowed in the eastern section of the park due to roads conditions. We have a caravan park at Mazhou camping site on the western section of the park.

Guests should take precautions against malaria when visiting Mapungubwe.
There is no fuel station inside the park. The closest filling stations are in Musina 70 km and Alldays 65 km from the main gate.
Mapungubwe has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a curio shop/mini confluence shop selling snacks and refreshments. The restaurant and curio shop are located at the main gate.
The restaurant operates from 07:00 a.m. to 16:00 p.m and offers a comprehensive breakfast and light lunch menu. Pre-packed dinners are available on request; orders have to be placed before 14:00 p.m. and collected before 16:00 p.m.
The closest shops and fuel supplies to Mapungubwe are in Alldays and Musina, both about 70 km from the Park.
There is no cellphone reception in all the camps, only at the main gate.
The are no debit card facilities available in the Park. Payments can only be made via cash or credit card. Cheques are not accepted.
Mapungubwe National Park is an area with large and dangerous game animals and unguided walking is not permitted. Guests, who would like to arrange activities such as walks, drives and visits to cultural attractions, can do so directly with the Park.

Day Visitors:
Mapungubwe has a designated picnic and day visitors’ centre, wood is available at the restaurant. Please note that open bakkies with people at the back are not allowed.

The use of drones inside (and over) our national parks is strictly prohibited.
No smoking is allowed inside the accommodation.
Remember, by feeding any wildlife you are signing their death warrant, as they become aggressive.
As outdoor lighting in camps is limited, a torch/headlamp is required when walking outside at night.
Hikers on day and overnight trails must always carry sufficient water.
Pets are not allowed in a National Park.

Cancellation Policy - Custom
Our Covid-19 guarantee: We will always give a 100% refund if Covid-19-related travel restrictions affect your booking. Read More

Cancelling or downgrading of a reservation 45 days or less prior to, or on, arrival will result in cancellation fees according to a sliding scale, based on the total reservation cost, which varies between 50% and 100%.

From R1 798
per night (for 2 people)
From R1 798
per night (for 2 people)
From R1 798
per night (for 2 people)
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  • Capacity: 12 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 17:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Off the R572, Mapungubwe National Park, Musina, 0900, Limpopo
  • All ages welcome From R1 798  per night (for 2 people) Off the R572 Mapungubwe National Park 0900 Limpopo 0860 022 102 14:00-17:00 10:00 -22.270807 29.200457
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