Gwahumbe Game Reserve & Spa

This Gwahumbe Lodge offers travellers an intimate and relaxed bush experience; this safari lodge is located in a malaria-free environment making it ideal for families travelling with children.

The Safari Lodge and Spa are easily accessible from both Durban and Pietermaritzburg in South Africa's scenic KwaZulu-Natal province. Accommodation ranges from ultimate luxury to a rustic bush camp from which guests may choose their preferred room choice. Excellent cuisine, thrilling safari drives, exciting activities as well as relaxing spa treatments make Gwahumbe a great destination for a breakaway to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the bushveld.

Guests have the choice of various housing options. When choosing to stay in a Standard Room, guests may include either only the breakfast, the breakfast, and dinner or the fully inclusive option. The fully inclusive rate is inclusive of accommodation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as afternoon tea and a safari drive.

The self-catering Riverbend Lodge accommodates six guests; the Eagles Nest can accommodate a maximum of 8 guests while the Stone Chat can sleep, four guests. The bush camp consists of 5 A-frame thatch houses which can accommodate a total of 10 guests.

Accommodation options:

  • Standard Room inc breakfast
  • Standard Room inc breakfast and dinner
  • Standard Room fully inclusive
  • Self-catering Riverbend (6 sleepers)
  • Self-catering Eagles Nest (6 sleepers)
  • Self-catering Eagles Nest (8 sleepers)
  • Self-catering Stone Chat (2 sleepers)
  • Self-catering Stone Chat (4 sleepers)
  • Self-catering BUSH CAMP ( 5X doubles/10 sleeper).

The Standard Room comes with either breakfast or the breakfast and dinner option. These hotel rooms feature en-suite bathrooms as well as a beautiful verandah from which to enjoy the surrounding views.

Standard Room features:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Shower and bath
  • Standard guest amenities
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Gift shop
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Conference venue
  • Parking.

Services

  • Safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Babysitting
  • Childrens’ program
  • Packed lunches
  • Limited room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry services
  • WiFi.

Activities

  • Safari drives
  • Bird watching
  • Mountain biking
  • Trail running
  • Nature walks
  • Swimming in the pool or at the waterfall
  • Spa treatments
  • Hiking through the dramatic Gwahumbe Gorge
  • 4x4 excursions.

Conferences

The Lodge's thatched conference venue can accommodate 50 conference delegates in various seating arrangements. Free WiFi is available in the meeting room as well as in the main lodge. Day conference packages, as well as overnight conference packages, are available which include, amongst others, morning and afternoon tea breaks, lunch as well as the use of the meeting room and the standard conference equipment. Conference packages can also be tailor-made to suit the different requirements of corporate clients.

Day Conference Package:

  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Use of conference room
  • Standard conference equipment.

Overnight Conference Package:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Dinner
  • Use of conference room
  • Standard conference equipment.

The Spa

The Spa offers packages for both adults and children which consist;

  • Head to Toe Package
  • Tension Relief Package
  • Perfect Escape Package
  • Ultimate De-Stress Package
  • African Indulgence
  • Luxury Pamper Package for Two
  • Pamper Package for Two
  • Mom’s Retreat Package
  • Men’s Time Out Package
  • Revitalising Package.

Spa treatments:

  • Body Treatments
  • Skin Treatment
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Waxing
  • Steam Session
  • TheraNaka Signature Treatments
  • Touch Therapy
  • Hands & Feet
  • Esse & Dermalogica Facials.