This 5-star bush lodge offers an exclusively luxurious self-catering safari experience in the world-famous area of Kruger National Park, South Africa.


LeoLapa is perched on the scenic banks of one of Africa’s greatest natural landscapes – the Crocodile River. The river is surrounded by tens of thousands of hectares of the raw African wilderness and it is here that places of water are considered places of life. It is here that all forms of wildlife are drawn to the riverine habitat to feed and to quench their thirst. It is here where the paths of predators and prey cross, here where you are assured of breathtaking wildlife experiences, in the luxurious comfort of this private fully-equipped self-catering lodge. 

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This 5-star lodge has air conditioning throughout, full satellite TV, a fully equipped kitchen and bar area and comes with housekeeping service.

LeoLapa is Big 5 territory at its best where you will observe the wildnerness in all its raw magnificence and its many moods. Sit back with your drink of choice, good company or in blissful silence and take it all in as the sun sets over another beautiful African day. Watch hippos frolic in front of the lodge as the Crocodile River carries your stress away, knowing that this experience of Africa at its finest will be in your blood forever.

LeoLapa accommodates up to ten guests in five spacious bedrooms

Every bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and an outdoor shower with a private terrace overlooking the Crocodile River with wondrous views.

From the entrance and bedrooms, guests are led down the passage to a large lounge, dining room and entertainment area where visitors can enjoy a sunset drink on the infinity pool deck while watching a variety of bird and animal life.

The enormous patio boasts a spaciously comfortable braai (barbeque) area where many a bush story has been witnessed and shared.

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