Located on the southern border of one of Africa’s largest game reserves the Kruger National Park, Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels is a mere 6km from Crocodile Bridge Gate in the beautiful Mpumalanga region.
With spectacular open lawns and luxury accommodation on the banks of the Crocodile River, the Buckler’s experience brings upon a feeling of space and tranquillity in the heart of nature.
Guests are spoiled with remarkable views and wildlife sightings from all parts of the lodge. Whether you’re grabbing a cup of coffee from your patio or enjoying a drink by the pool – looking directly over the river promises an encounter guests will never forget.
Perfect for those travelling as a family or group of friends, Buckler’s has a total of sixteen luxury rooms from Superior to Family units. Each with stunning high ceilings, beautiful modern finishes and comes standard with a fully equipped kitchenette, spacious en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, DSTV, patio, braai facilities and access to the swimming pool.
The interior décor portrays a true reflection of the Buckler’s philosophy with strong, modern South African influences which contribute to visual and taste experiences that will make guests feel right at home.
Open for both the public and in-house guests, the Buckler’s restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a menu focused on contemporary South African cuisine with some familiar favourites.
With countless attractions and activities at your fingertips, a visit to Buckler’s Africa Lodge and the Kruger National Park is guaranteed to be action-packed with memorable experiences. Top attractions include but are not limited to:
- Spa Treatments
Book a well-deserved treatment at the in-house Baobab Spa, to totally unwind.
- Tiger Fishing
Best known for their sporting nature, you’re guaranteed a memorable experience searching for Tiger fish on the Komati River. Make sure to book at least 24 hours in advance to avoid disappointment.
- Game Drives
Buckler’s offers game drives daily in the morning and late afternoon. Additionally, full day safaris are also available on request to make for an eventful day of potentially spotting the ‘Big Five’.
Both conveniently close to Buckler’s, Skukuza and Kambaku are two 9-hole golf courses with spectacular scenery.
- Horseback Safari
Enjoy animals as they would be without a vehicle present with this unique experience.
- Microlight Safari
Enjoy a short but totally sweet experience with a bird’s eye view of the Kruger National Park. Equipped with a highly trained instructor, you’re sure to get your adrenaline fix!
- Sunset cruises on the river
Watch hippos, crocodiles and birds go by as you enjoy a picturesque sunset cruise along the Komati River.
- Quad Biking Safari
Follow your guide through the bush as you embark on a thrilling adventure. Exploring nature on the back of a 4-wheeler is for sure an experience second to none.
Come and enjoy a true African wildlife experience – all from the safety of your suite at Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels.
Founded in 2013 by hotelier and businessman, Guy Stehlik and his management team with a collective 127 years in hospitality, BON Hotels is a South African based hotel company that manages, markets, administrates and owns hotels, lodges and resorts throughout Southern Africa, as well as West and East Africa – a fast-growing, exciting and leading African hotel group.
“At BON we have developed a reputation for challenging the norm and raising the bar – all in the name of creating exceptional experiences. BON people are a team of good people, doing good things and “Developing Africa by Africans” remains front and centre of our growth strategy and commitment to Africa,” concludes Guy Stehlik.