Frequently Asked Questions

Guest Information

You can get to Kingfisher Creek Lodge in many different ways.

  • Children under 2 staying at the cottage-Free.
  • Children between 3-12 are charged at 70% of adult rate.

Check in : 14:00 to 19:00

Check out: 10:00

There is a R120 gate fee per vehicle per stay.

  • 30% deposit to confirm reservation
  • Balance due 30 days before arrival
  • 100% payment upfront if arrival is within 30 days 
  • 1 night booking's - payment in full on confirmation

  • Cancel over 60 days - the 30% deposit less 15% is refundable
  • Cancel between 60-30 days, the full deposit is non-refundable
  • Cancel within 30 days, the full amount is non-refundable.

We are following the strict Covid protocols as directed by the South African Government & various tourism boards.

How to reach us?

You can get to Kingfisher Creek Lodge in many different ways.

Kingfisher Creek recommends all our guests use Airlink as their airline of choose when visiting Hoedspruit

There are daily flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) with Airlink. There are also flights from Cape Town direct to Hoedspruit.

Kingfisher Creek recommends SWIFT Kruger Shuttles for your private shuttle service provider to our lodge. 

There are numerous transfer companies that can bring you by shuttle bus to Hoedspruit. For more information, please email us so we can get quotes for you.

Renting a car and driving here is an option favoured by many as you have the freedom to visit the various attractions as and when you want. All the major rental companies have vehicles in Johannesburg’s OR Tambo and in Hoedspruit’s Eastgate Airport.

No, we have had many guests arrive in the smallest of rental vehicles.

You can download and print some handy directions here.

About the Lodge

We have a number of plains games roaming the reserve such as Zebra, Giraffe, Impala, Waterbuck, Blue Wildebeest, warthogs. We also have buffalo , hyena, wild dogs and if you are really lucky you might catch a glimpse of one of the many leopards that frequent the area. Surrounding Guernsey Private Nature Reserve is Thornybush which is unfenced all the way to Kruger. On occasion our guests have seen elephant or lions on the fence line between us and Thornybush which is always special to see.

Our tented suites are well insulated. In addition to this, we have air-conditioning units installed for summer and these units have a heating setting for those cooler winter mornings .

We offer free , strong WIFI in all suites and the cottage.

Kingfisher Creek Lodge is located 40km from the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park.

About the Cottage

All you need to bring is your food, drinks and ice.

We provide wood for the fire, tea, coffee, sugar, bath products, linen for the beds and towels.

We offer free , strong WIFI in all suites and the cottage.

Kingfisher Creek Lodge is located 40km from the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park.

Kingfisher Creek Cottage-Master Bedroom - King Size Sleigh Bed
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Kingfisher Creek Cottage - Lush garden view
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