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Mufasa Lodge

Hostel | 21 Fourth Road, Cloverdene, Benoni Johannesburg, South Africa 1501

84.0% Overall Rating

71 out of 79 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (24/10/2011)

"Staff were very friendly & helpful. A very relaxing location to stay in before a tour. Good sized private rooms and comfortable beds. Free airport pick-up. Free 30 mins per day internet. Evening meal was good value.…"

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  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

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Two nights free budget accommodtion in Johannesburg with any Kruger park tours and safaris booked with Mufasa Backpackers. Clean and safe excellent value for money and loads of specials. Read more

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About Mufasa Lodge

Mufasa Backpackers Johannesburg:
Mufasa backpackers are run by experienced guides that have been in the tourism industry now for the last 14 years. We have en suite rooms, doubles, twins and dorms plus twin safari tents and a camp site. Wireless internet, a bar, a swimming pool and lots of parking space. We run from here daily Kruger park tours, weekly departures to Mozambique and tours to Malawi through the Transfronteer Park and Mozambique. There is 24 hour security 5 dogs and an electrical fence surrounding the property that is connected to the armed response. We are situated just of the N12 on the eastern side of Johannesburg in a Town called Benoni, 20 min from the airport, 10 min to the shops and on the main route to Kruger Park and Mozambique. In the immediate surroundings are the Ebotse golf estate, the Sithabile Orphanage, Spar, banks and post office. If you drive it will take you 10 min to Lakeside mall, 15 min to East Rand Mall and about 30 min to the city center. Lots of horses and riding schools. There is also a dive school that is 18 meters deep for training and advance courses.
From Mufasa you can take part of daily Soweto tours at R650 per person, Johannesburg tours plus tours to the Apartheid museum and a variety of other attractions that can be done in a day. Kruger Park Tours leaves on a daily basis, or on a Monday and Thursday for specific tours.
Every Friday there is a departure to Mozambique for four days diving and ocean Safaris.
Kruger Park tours starts from R4000 per person
Mozambique from R3500 per person
Day tours from R650 per person
Car rental from R250 per day
Free airport pick up between 08h00 and 19h00, shorter driving hours on 24-25/12, 31/12, 01/01
We have a lodge in St Lucia and a houseboat on Lake Malawi.
We mainly concentrate on safety and security, service and advice and good clean accommodation at a reasonable price.

Accommodation Information

twin rooms - 6, double rooms - 3, dorm rooms - male, female, 6 beds, twin en-suite, family room, Jacuzzi, bar, wireless internet, swimming pool, big screen TV, book exchange, tours, diving school, orphanage, local township in total we sleep 70 people plus campsite

Location Information

Dive school, orphanage, spar, checkers, riding schools, township, shopping malls, music academy, nursing school, John Barrable Hall