South African Lodges
Address
Lot H99, Bushlands Rd
Hluhluwe 3960
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Family, Conference, Leisure, Game Lodge
R1210.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

The Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, is a three-star establishment geared to ensuring that guests may relax and enjoy all that this comfortable lodge offers regarding facilities, service and activities. The emphasis in the area is on conservation and guests have easy access to a vast array of premier wildlife experiences from which to choose.

Aside from onsite safari excursions on the 300-acre reserve, guests can explore the Hluhluwe/Umfolozi National parks, the Isimangiliso wetlands world heritage site, the best bird-watching in South Africa and beautiful beaches at St Lucia and Sodwana Bay.

Accommodation

Accommodation is available in 21 spacious suites that are widely spaced to ensure privacy and raised on stilts, connected by eco-friendly wooden walkways.The interiors of the rooms have been tastefully decorated in colours and textures which reflect the magnificent surroundings and the culture of this region of South Africa.

Lodge Suite features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • En-suite and shared bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Tea & coffee station
  • Veranda
  • Writing desk
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone.

Facilities

The outdoor boma makes for a fantastic setting for dinners under the clear, star-studded sky where delicious local and international cuisine is served. The outdoor swimming pool which is located in the garden and acts as a fun entertainment place for guests of all ages.

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden
  • Fireplace
  • Barbeque area
  • Curio shop
  • Communal TV
  • Parking
  • Safety deposit box.

Activities and Services

At the lodge, game drives can be enjoyed during which guests encounter zebras, warthogs, giraffes, nyalas, wildebeest and impalas as well as an abundant bird life. The Nyala guided walking trail which is within the reserve and a must to be explored. During a visit to the DumaZulu Traditional Village, visitors have the opportunity to learn about the Zulu culture and traditions.

Activities:

  • Game Drive Half Day
  • Guided Nyala Trail
  • DumaZulu Traditional Village.

Services:

  • Babysitting
  • Housekeeping
  • Reception (business hours only)
  • Wake up calls
  • Room service.

Conferences

Conferences at this Lodge are an attractive option for companies wishing to experience a quiet atmosphere with comfortable accommodation, excellent facilities and nearby activities.

Below detailed information about the Bushlands Game Lodge is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fully Furnished Kitchen
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Writing desk

Restaurants

Dining at the Bushlands Game Lodge

The onsite dining options at the Bushlands Game Lodge, South Africa, include meals under the stars in the boma, around the swimming pool or the indoor dining room.  The chef specialises in mouth-watering venison and game dishes.

Swimming Pool

The Bushlands Game Lodge near Hluhluwe, South Africa, features a sparkling swimming pool which is the ideal retreat from the heat during the day, and on occasion during the night.

Game Viewing

The Bushlands Game Lodge offers half day game drive excursions within the reserve, during which guests can see a variety of games species and learn about the birds and trees found in the area.

Walking Safari

Guests can book to join the Nyala Walking trail that crisscrosses the reserve and enjoy the interpretative explanations of their qualified guide.

Cultural Tour

At the Dumazulu Cultural Village, guests have the opportunity to get a fascinating glimpse of Zulu traditions and culture located on the reserve.  Guests are also treated to traditional Zulu cuisine which makes for an unforgettable experience.

Nearby Attractions
  • Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve
  • Isimangiliso Wetlands Reserve
  • Lake St. Lucia
  • Sodwana Bay
  • Cape Vidal
  • Mkuzi Game Reserve
  • Ndumo Game Reserve
  • Tembe Game Reserve.

Conferences at the Bushlands Game Lodge

At the Bushlands Game Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal, conferences can be held which are a popular option for companies wishing to experience a safari atmosphere with comfortable accommodation, convenient facilities and nearby activities.

  • Bar
  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Curio Shop
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Swimming Pool
Baby Facility

Cots available by prior arrangement.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Braai/Barbeque
  • Housekeeping service
  • Room service
Malaria and Animals
  • It is recommended that prospective guests consult their doctor with regards to anti-malaria precautions, to bring insect repellent and long-sleeved clothing to wear in the evenings.

Children Policy
  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy
  • No pets allowed.

Available Rooms

Standard

# Rooms:
21

Accommodation at the Bushlands Game Lodge near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, is provided in 21 spacious suites which are widely spaced to ensure privacy and raised on stilts, connected by eco-friendly wooden walkways. The interiors have been tastefully decorated in colors and textures that reflect the landscape and culture of the region. 

Lodge Suite features:

  • air-conditioning
  • mini bar
  • en-suite and shared bathroom
  • complimentary toiletries
  • fully-equipped kitchen
  • tea and coffee making facilities
  • veranda
  • writing desk
  • satellite TV
  • telephone.
Single Room R1210
Double Room R1620

Bushlands Game Lodge Specials

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.044385

Longitude: 32.180890

Directions

Directions from Durban to the Bushlands Game Lodge near Hluhluwe:

Follow the N2 North from Durban.
Travel past Stanger, Gingindlovu, Richards Bay and Kwambonambi.
About 40 km after Mtubatuba, you will see a sign indicating a turnoff to Bushlands/DumaZulu.
Take the turn-off and turn right over N2 freeway.
Follow this road and you will pass the DumaZulu Kraal entrance on your left-hand side.
Continue the dirt road to the T-junction and turn left, the Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge entrance will be on your left approximately 500 meters from the junction.
Stay on this road until you see the Bushlands sign (about two and a half km).
Turn right and cross over the railway line.
Follow the dirt road until you see the Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge entrance on your left-hand side.
The journey from Durban to Bushlands Game Lodge takes approximately 3 hours.

Directions from Johannesburg to the Bushlands Game Lodge:

Travel from Johannesburg to Ermelo.
Follow the N2 South from Ermelo.
Travel past Piet Retief, Pongola and Mkuze towards Hluhluwe.
About 10km after the Hluhluwe turnoff on the N2, you will see a brown sign indicating a turnoff to Bushlands.
Take the turn-off and turn left.
Follow this road and you will pass the Dumazulu Kraal entrance on your left-hand side.
Continue dirt road to the T-junction and turn left, the Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge entrance will be on your left approximately 500 meters from the junction.
Follow the dirt road until you see the Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge entrance on your left-hand side.
The journey from Johannesburg to the Bushlands Game Lodge takes approximately 7 hours.

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Parking

Parking available onsite.

Star Rating

3 Star

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