Golfing with Giraffes

Staying at the Mpala Lodge and visiting the fantastic Kruger National Park in South Africa is for most people associated with safaris, hunting or just relaxing in the cozy bungalows. These are indeed some of the most common activities and why people mostly come here...

Bird Watching in Kruger National Park

Are you planning a trip to South Africa and wishing to stay at the Mpala Safari Lodge, then you should consider joining one of our new bird watching excursions. The wildlife of South Africa is both unique and comprehensive, but the winged part of this wildlife are...

South Africa – the perfect hunting paradise

If you are a hunter, a time will come for most people, where you begin dreaming of something bigger and more adventurous than your local hunting at home. It is not that there is no joy and excitement hunting for local game, but for many the dream is a safari, big game...

Read the daily news on Facebook

Below you will find some of the news from Mpala. If you want to read more about the latest experiences at Mpala, please visit us on Facebook where there will be news and photos almost every day.   Visit us on...

Storch, Storch with long legs

4th of January 2014 Bum, bum bum... Not there, bum, bum... Nor here... I was wondering if anyone of you have seen my little friend? He is about 10 cm, green..., long hind legs and a lovely wide smile! I was just holding his hand or was it his foot? and suddenly he was...

Mpala Safari Lodge’s new cars

The 1st of August 2013 A major wish has come through. We can now officially present our new special designed cars for the trips to Kruger Park. The cars are build on a base of a Toyota Land Cruiser. A car very well fitted for driving on gravel roads. It has nice space...

Baby elephant in the dust

28th of maj 2013 Christina from Mpala writes: "The visit of 40 elephants is always a great experience even though they make quite a mess with turning over a lot of trees. We now have trees all over the roads. [video width="640" height="480"...

40 Elephants at Mpala

May 27th 2013 On a Game Drive last Saturday we met this big herd of elephants at our waterhole. http://youtu.be/NEvMUj1q5xs Christina who shot the film tells about the magnificent sighting: "We were on a Game Drive near our campsite, when we met this breeding herd of...

Diphuti gets new soccer gear

Kruger 2 Canyon News. 25. maj 2012 THE OAKS - Mpala Safari Lodge in Balule Nature Reserve was very happy to hand over a donation to Diphuti Primary School last week. The donation consisted of two soccer goals, a complete set of soccer shoes, socks, pants and shirts...

Wellcome to Theo Potgieter

Den 1. marts 2013 Mpala Safari Lodge has got a new ranger. Theo Potgieter releases Juan, who would like to stay closer to his daughter in Pretoria. Theo is in his mid 30th and has among other assignments  previously worked on Sea Cruises. This has taught him service...

In tents at Mpala Bush Camp

7. December 2011 We slept over in the tents last night with a group of guests. It was a wonderful experience. After the quad bike trip it was "out of this world" to enjoy the outdoor shower to clear the dust.  After the dinner we gathered round the fire, telling...

Christmas time at Mpala Safari Lodge

6. december 2011 We have entered December and Mpala is prepairing Christmas. Here is Chrismas time combined with heat and summer holidays. Only Christmas trees made of plastic can survive more than a few hours in this climate, so here our Christmas trees are made in...