The Emdoneni Lodge and Game Farm in Hluhluwe KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, offers guests comfortable safari lodge accommodation in chalets and rondavels. Guests may sample the delights of true South African hospitality and cuisine. Emdoneni Lodge won the Global Winner in 2015 for the Luxury Safari Lodge category of the World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Emdoneni Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in a selection of thirty-seven chalets, six rondavels and an Executive Suite. All the rooms are serviced twice a day. Enjoy evening drinks whilst sitting around the Boma fire and watching the starlit sky.
Spacious and elegant chalets with an authentic atmosphere. Twin beds with an en-suite bathroom. Tea and coffee making facilities.
The African Rondavels are round with thatched roof built and influenced by the local African surroundings with a separate bedroom and en-suite bathroom.
The Executive Suite named Windfall Cottage is secluded and hidden under the indigenous Marula trees and includes a lounge with a choice of DSTV channels, a romantically styled bedroom, en-suite bathroom and an outside shower in a privately fenced Boma area. Sit and relax on your private patio, having your morning coffee or tea or afternoon glass of wine and watch Zebra and Impala roam around the cottage. Ideal for honeymooners or a romantic weekend away.
After visiting the cats enjoy the cooling water of the sparkling swimming pool followed by a meal at the restaurant which offers wonderful traditionally influenced South African cuisine, with three-course dinner and lunch on request. The spa has a selection of treatments to ensure you totally relax.
With a large choice of daily activities to enjoy from safari drives to the Hluhluwe and Imfolozi Game Reserve searching for the Big Five; go deep-sea fishing, explore Lake St Lucia on a boat trip, experience the indigenous culture at the Dumazulu Cultural Village, or just enjoy the peace and beauty of the Emdoneni Lodge.
Learn more and take magical memorable photographs at the Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre where South Africa's endangered wild cat orphans are cared for until they can be released back to the wild. Take a personal tour to see the Caracal (Lynx) and the active Serval, discover the secrets of the Cheetah and be delighted by African Wildcat. Watch feeding times during the afternoon tour and an informative talk about the animals and the project by the dedicated animal loving guides.
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Check in and Check Out Times
- Check in: 14:00
- Check out: 10:00
- Twin or double bedded room
- En-suite bathroom
- Air-conditioners and fans
- Tea and coffee making facilities.
The African-style, round, thatched roof rondavels feature two bedrooms each of which offers its own en-suite bathroom (with shower only). There is an adjoining door between the two bedrooms, making this accommodation ideal for families.
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FROM JOHANNESBURG (± 6 HOURS BY CAR)
Take the N2 South, from Johannesburg towards Ermelo, Piet Retief and Pongola. Follow the N2 South ± 120 km from Pongola passing Mkuze and Hluhluwe Village. 10 km past the Hluhluwe turn-off, take the Bushlands turn-off on your left (sign-posted Emdoneni Lodge with Cheetah Project / Bushlands). Turn left off the N2 and follow the Emdoneni Lodge with Cheetah Project signs. Gate ± 500 m from the N2 fly-over
FROM DURBAN (± 2 HOURS BY CAR)
Take the N2 North, from Durban. Bypass Richards Bay and Mtubatuba. ± 38 km from Mtuba you will find the Bushlands turn-off on your left (sign-posted Emdoneni Lodge with Cheetah Project / Bushlands). Turn left off the N2 and follow the Emdoneni Lodge with Cheetah Project signs. Gate ± 500 m from the N2 fly-over.
On site parking facilities are provided for guests.