Activities at River Hill Lodge

Komatipoort provides visitors with more than enough to keep them happily occupied for a number of days. The main attractions in the area include:

The Kruger National Park

South Africa’s most renowned wildlife park. Crocodile Bridge Gate is only 12 km from the Lodge. The road from Crocodile Bridge to Lower Sabie is reputedly one of the best game viewing roads in the Park. Self-driven or professionally operated game drives are available to visitors in the area.


The delightful Kambaku Bushveld Golf Course is just across the river from the Lodge. Own clubs required.

Tiger Fishing

Komatipoort and the surrounding area are renowned for the big Tiger fish. The Komati River often gives up a 5+ kg fighter. This superb fighting fish with ferocious teeth is a major draw card to the area, it is advisable to engage the services of a professional guide who knows the fish, the water and the conditions. Book through Nkomazi Safaris. Early booking is essential.

Quad Bike Riding

An excellent trail with varying degrees of difficulty is available within easy driving distance from the lodge.

Trips to Mozambique

Maputo is 100 km away, Enjoy Costa da Sol and other famous restaurants that specialize in seafood. 35 km north of Maputo are Macaneta and Marracuene, two small villages that offer the sun lover beautiful clean beaches and warm tropical seas.

Trips to Swaziland

The Mananga Border to Swaziland is only 65 km away and the larger Jeppes Reef Border post is 100 km away. A traditional Swazi Cultural Village is situated at Jeppes Reef, which provides the visitor with insight into the daily lives of villagers. Traditional dancing and a good restaurant are on offer at the site.

Nelspruit and the Escarpment

Our nearest large town is Nelspruit that boasts various Shopping Malls and a Casino. From there you can go up to the escarpment, some 1000 m above the Lowveld, which boasts stunning views and waterfalls.

Spend the day exploring the area and enjoy some sweet and savoury snacks and delights. You will pass through Sabie, Graskop and Pilgrims Rest, which all have their beginnings from the gold rush of the 1800’s. Some of the highlights in the area (Panorama Route) are God’s Window, The Pinnacle, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Bridal Veil Falls, Blyde River Canyon and the Three Rondavels…. the list goes on.

Reach out to us to find out more about booking your ideal outdoor getaway.