Your hosts, Pieter &
Maggie welcome you to their unique lodge providing a
sumptuous base for an unforgettable rustic African
experience in self-catering thatched roof log cabins,
rondavels and a luxury double storey self-catering
guesthouse for larger groups.
Bananien Lodge is situated on the Panorama Route, 7km
from the CBD of Sabie on the Hazyview (R536) road
adjacent to the Sabie River. Nestling in scenic and
indigenous bush and waterfalls it has the combined
comfort and natural surroundings to create a retreat of
tranquillity in a malaria free area. For an experience
you will never forget, visit the Bananien Lodge for an
unforgettable holiday within 50kms from the Kruger
National Park, Godís Window, Pilgrimís Rest and other
Come and enjoy our hospitality while you relax and cool
off with a sundowners on the wooden deck of your log
cabin. Take time to enjoy the leisurely and peaceful
ambience of poolside relaxation with splash pool for
toddlers surrounded by the soothing sounds of the
The Log Cabins
6 thatched roof log cabins and one thatched roof
rondawel equipped and serviced with ceiling fans,
bedding, cutlery, crockery, dish towels, cooking
utensils, aprons, fridge, kettle, toaster, hotplate
stove and braai area. Please bring own swimming towels
Bananien Lodge is a perfect base from which to explore
all the major attractions of the Mpumalanga region.
These luxury self-catering, thatched roof log cabins and
rondawels, sleep one to four persons each and have a
private braai area to retreat away from reality!
Self-catering Guest House
One self-catering double storey guest house fully
equipped kitchen, two bathrooms, lounge and sleeps four
to eight people. Built in braai area.
ē Lapa with DSTV, cycling, bird watching, mountain
biking (Bring own mountain bikes),
ē Malieveld Hiking Trail, quad cars on hire and swimming
ē Trout fishing, river rafting, elephant rides, quad
bikes, ballooning and many more.
Attractions & Activities:
Sabie and Grasskop Area
Forest Industry Museum, St Peterís Church, Cork Oaks,
Post Office Ė Ceramic Tile Panels, Jock of the Bushveld
way marker, Old Hitching Rail, Huntington Home (founder
of Sabie) Ė Lord Milner was a distinguished guest at
Huntington, Ceylon House.
Various waterfalls to visit like Lisbon, Mac-Mac,
Berlin, Bridal Veil, Lone Creek, Horseshoe, etc. Godís
Window, Bourkeís Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon and
Sudwala Caves and visit the Dinosaur Park, Chimpanzee
Sanctuary, Rotcherís Orange Winery, Botanical Garden and
Our guides are THETA (Tourism, Hospitality Education
Training Authority) accredited, registered tourist guide
and will accompany each tour group. Our guides are
highly qualified and experienced in both guiding and
managing of tours and carry a relevant PDP (Public
Drivers Permit). All travel will take place in a luxury
8 seater air-conditioned kombi which carries a
Certificate of Fitness and Road Transport permit.
Package tours can be arranged from OR Tambo
International Airport (Johannesburg International
Airport and KMIA Airport (Kruger Mpumalanga
International Airport) close to Nelspruit Capital of
Mpumalanga. Bananien Lodge is the ideal base from which
all tours may commence.
Kruger National Park - 1, 2 or 3 day tours. Come with us
on our specialist tours to the world famous Kruger
National Park, unrivalled in itís variety of wildlife.
Other tours available include Panorama tours, endangered
wildlife, cultural and educational tours.