Needles Lodge

Cultural Tours: Discover the Local Communities

Posted by Denis on Thu July 11, 2024 in Activities and Needles Lodge.

Cultural tours at Needles Lodge offer travelers a deep immersion into the local traditions and lifestyles of nearby communities, including full-day excursions to Eswatini, Maputo, and the Lowveld Escarpment.

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Vegan and Vegetarian Safaris at Needles Lodge

Posted by Denis on Wed May 29, 2024 in Needles Lodge.

At Needles Lodge, our dining experience caters to all diets, featuring vegan, vegetarian, and specialized options. Enjoy dishes like spiced vegetable tagines and butternut sweet potato curry, made with locally sourced ingredients. Dine in our open-air area, surrounded by the African bush, with gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free choices ensuring every meal is a sustainable delight.

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Expert Photography Tips for Capturing Marloth Park's Unique Wildlife

Posted by Denis on Sat May 11, 2024 in Wildlife Photography and Needles Lodge.


Nestled next to Kruger National Park, Marloth Park is a photographer's dream, teeming with wildlife like zebras and bushbabies, often visible from Needles Lodge. This serene sanctuary offers not just a stay but a chance to capture the essence of these creatures in their natural habitat. From the magical golden hours to the spontaneous wildlife behaviours at dusk, this guide provides expert tips to help you hone your photography skills and take home stunning images that truly reflect the beauty of this unique area.

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We’re among the top 10% of hotels worldwide!

Posted by Denis on Mon May 6, 2024 in Needles Lodge.

A heartfelt thank you is extended to all guests, with an invitation to continue enjoying and preserving the natural beauty of the lodge while looking forward to more adventures together.

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Our Local Wildlife: Unveiling the creatures who call Needles Lodge Home

Posted by Denis on Thu April 18, 2024 in Needles Lodge.

Needles Lodge in Marloth Park offers a vibrant safari experience with close encounters with wildlife such as kudus, giraffes, zebras, and nocturnal creatures like bushbabies and serval cats. Birdwatchers can spot lilac-breasted rollers and Martial Eagles. The lodge ensures a memorable and responsible wildlife viewing experience, making it a perfect gateway to explore the natural beauty of the area.

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