South African Lodges

Mkuze Falls Game Reserve

Address
Mkhuze Game Reserve
Greater St Lucia Wetland
KwaZulu Natal
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Spa, Tented Camp
R3530.00SINGLE RATE
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The Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve is near the small town of Pongola, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, offering guests a five-star safari experience of abundant wildlife, luxurious accommodation and friendly hospitality.  There are three lodges on the reserve, each offering a unique safari expertise in a relaxing and invigorating natural environment.

No safari experience is complete without the wildlife. One of only two private reserves in the province to host the legendary Big 5, the reserve is also well-populated with popular game species and the region is world-renowned for the prolific birdlife.  Qualified professional guides are on hand to interpret the fascinating ecosystems and give guests a greater appreciation of the planet we inhabit.

Accommodation

KwaZulu-Natal's Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve is divided into two beautiful and unique lodges, namely Mkuze Falls Lodge, with nine luxury chalets and Mkuze Falls Tented Lodge, with five “Hemingway-style” safari tents.  At the main lodge, there is also the option of the self-contained Safari Suite.  The accommodation is all beautifully decorated in style befitting the environment and are appointed with a range of amenities to ensure your stay is both comfortable and relaxing.

Lodge room features:

  • viewing deck
  • mini bar
  • telephone
  • safe
  • ceiling fan
  • air conditioning
  • mosquito net
  • en-suite bathroom
  • plunge pool
  • outdoor shower.

Safari Suite features:

  • well-equipped kitchen
  • lounge
  • viewing deck
  • mini bar
  • telephone
  • safe
  • ceiling fan
  • air conditioning
  • mosquito net
  • en-suite bathroom
  • plunge pool
  • outdoor shower

Tented Lodge room features:

  • viewing deck
  • mini bar
  • safe
  • ceiling fan
  • air conditioning
  • mosquito net
  • en-suite bathroom
  • double or twin beds
  • private shower.

Facilities

Guests may feel at comfort during their stay by making use of the available leisure facilities which include dining venues, a garden as well as a spa and outdoor swimming pool.

  • restaurant
  • bar
  • lounge with TV
  • garden
  • health spa
  • swimming pool.

Services

Early wake-up calls are available for guests to participate in the exciting game drives through the reserve.  Concierge services are convenient and ensure guests enjoy a most pleasant safari experience at Mkuze Falls.

  • concierge
  • housekeeping
  • laundry service
  • reception
  • safety deposit box
  • business services
  • security
  • secure parking
  • wake up calls
  • babysitting.

Conferences

Meetings are available at the main lodge, where there is an air-conditioned conference room that is fully equipped and accommodates up to 18 delegates.  If the lodge is in its’ entirety for your conference, the lounge area can also be converted for conferencing.

Wellness

Health and Beauty Spa offers guests that extra element of relaxation by way of a range of massage and beauty treatments performed by a qualified professional spa therapist. 

Below detailed information about the Mkuze Falls Game Reserve is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Terrace

Restaurants

Dining at Mkuze Falls Game Reserve

Highly experienced kitchen and waiting for staff have been trained to indulge and delight the most discerning guests at Mkuze Falls. The menu varies daily and features a host of South African dishes including local venison specialities while vegetarian meals can be prepared on request. In good weather, dinner or a South African 'braai' is served in the outdoor boma.

The Spa

The spa at Mkuze is run by a fully qualified massage therapist and beautician. The spa offers various treatments which can be enjoyed in private at both lodges.

Spa treatments include:

  • Foot massages
  • Back and neck massages
  • Indian head massages
  • Hot Stone massages
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures

Wildlife activities

Open safaris vehicles with experienced field guides and rangers take guests on game drives while bird, bush and game walks are also available on request. The game vehicles are comfortable and are at a height which presents a good game viewing and ample opportunities for photography. Unique ecosystems of riverine, wetland, Lowveld bushveld and montane grassland provide a diversity of bird and animal species. A complimentary Wildlife & Birdlife Checklist booklet is handed out to guests to record their viewing.

The unique Safari Pontoon offers a relaxing river adventure and a different game viewing experience. The Safari Pontoon drifts tranquilly on the water as guests view wildlife and birdlife at the waters edge. For the keen fishermen, there is also morning fishing at a private dam.

Spa treatments

The spa at Mkuze is run by a fully qualified massage therapist and beautician who offers various treatments which can be enjoyed in private at both lodges.

Spa treatments:

  • Foot massages
  • Back and neck massages
  • Indian head massages
  • Hot Stone massages
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures.

  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Luxury Chalet

# Rooms:
8

Mkuze Falls Game Lodge consists of eight thatched chalets, a safari suite and a central complex, which are on raised wooden platforms and have spacious verandas.

These private balconies provide stunning views of the falls or the perennial Mkuze River to the hills beyond. The centrally located facilities include a pleasant dining area, a comfortable lounge, an indoor pub, a shady terrace and a swimming pool.

The large lounge leads onto a spacious viewing deck, which is built on the sloping riverbank, providing panoramic views of the winding Mkuze River and the wild, untamed landscape beyond. In the heat of the day, you can relax under the shady palm trees and take a refreshing swim in the sparkling pool. In the evenings, enjoy some lively entertainment provided by the traditional Zulu dancers.  Private plunge pools and an outside shower are complemented by the luxury of the air-conditioned bedroom.

Single Room R3530
Double Room R4710

Luxury Safari Suite

# Rooms:
2

This Suite consists of a spacious living and sleeping area, both with views of the Mkuze River and the waterfall. This suite has a small, well-equipped kitchen, fans, air-conditioning and en-suite facilities as well as an adjoining private outside shower and splash pool. The Safari Suite also has its private outside terrace with a unique view over the river.

Single Room R4130
Double Room R5510

Mkuze Falls Game Reserve Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy last minute savings when booking your stay at the Mkuze Falls Game Reserve within 14 days of the travel date. Stay for the low price of only R1,765.00 per person sharing per night. This includes three meals and two safari activities per day.

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation, all meals, game drive beverages and snacks, internet facilities, walks, room service & morning and afternoon game drives

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Beverages
  • Gate fees and conservations levy's

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid when booking within 14 days of your travel date
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 December 2016 - 30 November 2017
  • Block out dates apply. Dates EXCLUDED • 20 Dec 2016 to 08 Jan 2017 • 12 to 14 Feb 2017  • 20 Dec 2017 to 08 Jan 2018
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Enjoy great discounts at the Mkuze Falls Game Reserve with this special.

1 February - 30 April 2017 & 1 October - 30 November 2017: R2,705.00 per person sharing per night

1 May - 30 September 2017: R2070.00 per person sharing per night

Rates include accommodation in Luxury Chalets, all meals, teas and snacks and 2 game drives per day.

This offer is only valid for stays of 2 nights or more, minimum 2 guests for travel before 30 November 2017.

Included in the rate:

  • accommodation in Luxury Chalets, all meals, teas and snacks and 2 game drives per day.

Excluded from the rate:

  • conservation levy of R100.00 per person per stay, all drinks and items of a personal nature.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid until 30 November 2017
  • Subject to availability
  • Minimum 2 night stay minimum 2 guests
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2016-07-09

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2015-10-09

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2015-07-28

I had a great time at Mkuze Falls, Loved my suite, relaxing on the deck and taking in the exquisite scenery.

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2015-07-05

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2015-05-14

Wow Mkuze was devine, I felt very special, the service was great and there is nothing bad that I van say about the lodge and I love its uniqueness is built on raised wooden platforms and have spacious verandas wow the views are indescribable.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -27.517937

Longitude: 31.647931

Directions

Directions to the Mkuze Falls Game Reserve:

After leaving the R66 between Pongola and Nongoma (the Lodge is signposted from both directions), you travel a further 2 kilometres along a dirt road when the sugarcane fields fade away, and you arrive at the main entrance of the Reserve. From there, it takes about 10 minutes to reach the Lodge.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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