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Shalati - The Train on the Bridge

Permanently stationed on the historically-rich Selati Bridge above the Sabie River in the iconic Kruger National Park, Kruger Shalati offers the most unique luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train, which will pay homage to the guests who explored the park nearly 100 years ago while welcoming new explorers from near and far. The train celebrates where the first visits to the iconic park were allowed in the early 1920s, the train would park overnight in the exact spot where Kruger Shalati is positioned.

The train accommodation offers 31 rooms, consisting of 24 carriage rooms   and 7 bridge house rooms (to be completed in 2022) , each of which is designed to ensure breathtaking views and comfort. Each room is designed with local art and crafts to celebrate Africa's beautiful designs. Aligned with the floor level of the train lies a deck with a pool, offering guests the unique experience of taking a dip while watching crocodiles, hippos and elephants just meters below.

Experience the Kruger, suspended over the Sabie River.

Classic Perspective Certified
Sustainable Resort
Conservation Efforts
Check in: 2pm - Check Out: 10pm
Family Friendly
24 carriage rooms
2 Restaurants / 2 Bars / 1 Cafe
Wheelchair Accessible

Accommodation

Train carriage rooms

These rooms are located on the Selati Bridge overlooking the Sabie River below. Each room has a king-sized bed (which can be converted to twin beds) and en suite bathroom (with shower and bath) with magnificent views through ceiling-to-floor glass walls. There's a small lounge area with a Juliet balcony, as well as all the modern convenience to ensure a fuss-free stay. These include a fully-stocked mini-bar, air-con, WiFi and butler service. Access to these rooms are via a walkway on the bridge.

Dining

Bridge House Dining Area

Guests at Kruger Shalati will have an all-inclusive stay, with breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea and house drinks in a private dining area at the Bridge House (exclusive to guests), with room service optional.

3638 Restaurant

Visitors to the Kruger Shalati precinct may dine at 3638 Restaurant, with its world-class cuisine with an African twist.

Round in 9 Bar

Guests can have a drink at the Round in 9 Bar, which is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger Shalati. Day visitors to the park also frequent this bar.

Departing Soon Cafe

Offering a range of soft serve complete with coffee to top off a delicious gastronomical experience. Departing Soon is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger Shalati. Day visitors to the park also frequent this cafe.

En Route Grab n Go

The most convenient place for a quick bite to eat while on the move. En Route Grab n Go is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger Shalati. Day visitors to the park also frequent this cafe.

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Facilities

  • 31 guest rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Spa services
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Water dispenser
  • Laundry service
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

Inclusions

  • Rates inclusive of all meals, house-drinks.
  • Two daily game drives.
  • Return road transfers between the Skukuza Airport and the lodge.
  • Complimentry Wifi
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Luxury Africa Collection

Shalati - The Train on the Bridge

Permanently stationed on the historically-rich Selati Bridge above the Sabie River in the iconic Kruger National Park, Kruger Shalati offers the most unique luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train, which will pay homage to the guests who explored the park nearly 100 years ago while welcoming new explorers from near and far. The train celebrates where the first visits to the iconic park were allowed in the early 1920s, the train would park overnight in the exact spot where Kruger Shalati is positioned.

The train accommodation offers 31 rooms, consisting of 24 carriage rooms   and 7 bridge house rooms (to be completed in 2022) , each of which is designed to ensure breathtaking views and comfort. Each room is designed with local art and crafts to celebrate Africa's beautiful designs. Aligned with the floor level of the train lies a deck with a pool, offering guests the unique experience of taking a dip while watching crocodiles, hippos and elephants just meters below.

Experience the Kruger, suspended over the Sabie River.

Sustainable Resort
Classic Perspective Certified
Check in: 2pm - Check Out: 10pm
Family Friendly
24 carriage rooms
2 Restaurants / 2 Bars / 1 Cafe
Wheelchair Accessible
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Train carriage rooms

These rooms are located on the Selati Bridge overlooking the Sabie River below. Each room has a king-sized bed (which can be converted to twin beds) and en suite bathroom (with shower and bath) with magnificent views through ceiling-to-floor glass walls. There's a small lounge area with a Juliet balcony, as well as all the modern convenience to ensure a fuss-free stay. These include a fully-stocked mini-bar, air-con, WiFi and butler service. Access to these rooms are via a walkway on the bridge.

Accommodation

Train carriage rooms

These rooms are located on the Selati Bridge overlooking the Sabie River below. Each room has a king-sized bed (which can be converted to twin beds) and en suite bathroom (with shower and bath) with magnificent views through ceiling-to-floor glass walls. There's a small lounge area with a Juliet balcony, as well as all the modern convenience to ensure a fuss-free stay. These include a fully-stocked mini-bar, air-con, WiFi and butler service. Access to these rooms are via a walkway on the bridge.

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Train carriage rooms

Train carriage rooms

These rooms are located on the Selati Bridge overlooking the Sabie River below. Each room has a king-sized bed (which can be converted to twin beds) and en suite bathroom (with shower and bath) with magnificent views through ceiling-to-floor glass walls. There's a small lounge area with a Juliet balcony, as well as all the modern convenience to ensure a fuss-free stay. These include a fully-stocked mini-bar, air-con, WiFi and butler service. Access to these rooms are via a walkway on the bridge.

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Bridge House Dining Area

Bridge House Dining Area

Guests at Kruger Shalati will have an all-inclusive stay, with breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea and house drinks in a...

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Bridge House Dining Area

3638 Restaurant

Visitors to the Kruger Shalati precinct may dine at 3638 Restaurant, with its world-class cuisine with an African....

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Bridge House Dining Area

Round in 9 Bar

Guests can have a drink at the Round in 9 Bar, which is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger...

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Departing Soon Cafe

Offering a range of soft serve complete with coffee to top off a delicious gastronomical experience....

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En Route Grab n Go

The most convenient place for a quick bite to eat while on the move. En Route Grab n Go is part of the Kruger...

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Facilities

Hotel facilities with your booking:

  • 31 guest rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • 3 outdoor pools
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Inclusions

Inclusions with your booking:

  • Rates inclusive of all meals, house-drinks.
  • Two daily game drives.
  • Return road transfers between the Skukuza Airport and the lodge.
  • Complimentry Wifi
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Shalati - The Train on the Bridge

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Kruger National Park / South Africa

Permanently stationed on the historically-rich Selati Bridge above the Sabie River in the iconic Kruger National Park, Kruger Shalati offers the most unique luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train, which will pay homage to the guests who explored the park nearly 100 years ago while welcoming new explorers from near and far. The train celebrates where the first visits to the iconic park were allowed in the early 1920s, the train would park overnight in the exact spot where Kruger Shalati is positioned.

The train accommodation offers 31 rooms, consisting of 24 carriage rooms   and 7 bridge house rooms (to be completed in 2022) , each of which is designed to ensure breathtaking views and comfort. Each room is designed with local art and crafts to celebrate Africa's beautiful designs. Aligned with the floor level of the train lies a deck with a pool, offering guests the unique experience of taking a dip while watching crocodiles, hippos and elephants just meters below.

Experience the Kruger, suspended over the Sabie River.

Check in: 2pm - Check Out: 10pm
2 Restaurants / 2 Bars / 1 Cafe
24 carriage rooms
Accommodation
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Inclusions:

  • Rates inclusive of all meals, house-drinks.
  • Two daily game drives.
  • Return road transfers between the Skukuza Airport and the lodge.
  • Complimentry Wifi
See More Inclusions

Facilities:

  • 31 guest rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • 3 outdoor pools
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Shalati - The Train on the Bridge

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Shalati - The Train on the Bridge

Permanently stationed on the historically-rich Selati Bridge above the Sabie River in the iconic Kruger National Park, Kruger Shalati offers the most unique luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train, which will pay homage to the guests who explored the park nearly 100 years ago while welcoming new explorers from near and far. The train celebrates where the first visits to the iconic park were allowed in the early 1920s, the train would park overnight in the exact spot where Kruger Shalati is positioned.

The train accommodation offers 31 rooms, consisting of 24 carriage rooms   and 7 bridge house rooms (to be completed in 2022) , each of which is designed to ensure breathtaking views and comfort. Each room is designed with local art and crafts to celebrate Africa's beautiful designs. Aligned with the floor level of the train lies a deck with a pool, offering guests the unique experience of taking a dip while watching crocodiles, hippos and elephants just meters below.

Experience the Kruger, suspended over the Sabie River.

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Accommodation

Train carriage rooms

These rooms are located on the Selati Bridge overlooking the Sabie River below. Each room has a king-sized bed (which can be converted to twin beds) and en suite bathroom (with shower and bath) with magnificent views through ceiling-to-floor glass walls. There's a small lounge area with a Juliet balcony, as well as all the modern convenience to ensure a fuss-free stay. These include a fully-stocked mini-bar, air-con, WiFi and butler service. Access to these rooms are via a walkway on the bridge.

Sustainable Hotel
Family Friendly
2 Restaurants / 2 Bars / 1 Cafe
Check in: 2pm - Check Out: 10pm
24 carriage rooms
Classic Certified

Sustainability

Dining

Bridge House Dining Area

Guests at Kruger Shalati will have an all-inclusive stay, with breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea and house drinks in a private dining area at the Bridge House (exclusive to guests), with room service optional.

3638 Restaurant

Visitors to the Kruger Shalati precinct may dine at 3638 Restaurant, with its world-class cuisine with an African twist.

Round in 9 Bar

Guests can have a drink at the Round in 9 Bar, which is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger Shalati. Day visitors to the park also frequent this bar.

Departing Soon Cafe

Offering a range of soft serve complete with coffee to top off a delicious gastronomical experience. Departing Soon is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger Shalati. Day visitors to the park also frequent this cafe.

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