An intimate hideaway


Xidulu is a family-owned private lodge that sleeps up to 12 people in 6 beautiful suites.
The main area of the lodge boasts a bar, open plan kitchen, dining room, lounge, 2 fire places, outdoor seating and more.

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The Big 5 and more...


Located in the Greater Makalali Nature Reserve in the
North East Lowveld, west of the Kruger National Park.

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We can’t wait to meet you!

What our guests have to say...

5 stars

We speak so often of "Heaven on earth" - but this place - if ever this existed - is it.

- Barbara & Carl Roetger
Gold Coast, Australia
5 stars

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home.
I have loved everything about our stay here and only wish it could continue longer.

- Lynne Bundy

Essex England

5 stars

What a fantastic beautiful place to stay! 
Perfect for our honey moon.

- Samuel & Pippa Outtridge

Essex, UK

5 stars

I was taking a siesta yesterday and was treated to a show of giraffe,
hippo, wildebeest, impala, falcons and crocodiles at the water.

- Hanna & Ann

New Orleans, CA & St Louis, MO, USA

5 stars

What an AMAZING privilege! Thanks so much for one of the best New Year's EVER! Patson is a gem and the lion, ellie and cheetah sightings were the cherries on a very delicious cake! Xidulu is one of the most beautiful lodges we have seen...

- The Brooks Family
Nelspruit, South Africa
5 stars

An extraordinary and wonderful place to experience Africa in a priviledged way. You are doing a great job to preserve the nature. Thanks a lot! 

- Drik Scholdei
Altdorf, Germany
5 stars

Thanks for the hospitality.
This place is very very nice.

- Manfred Kuczerd
Keltern, Germany
5 stars

What a wonderful sanctuary! We enjoyed the company of lovely folk and saw some amazing sights. Thanks to Patson. We greatly appreciate the friendship and hospitality extended to us. It has been a privilege we will never forget.

- Richard & Terese O'Shannassy
Swanbourne, Perth
5 stars

Thank you for such an amazing weekend! Luxurious accommodation, friendly and helpful staff, awesome company and delicious food! And to top it all off: such exciting sightings! 

The Cooper Family
Agatha, Tzaneen

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