Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

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The Pakamisa Private Game Reserve nestles in the beautiful region of northern Zululand in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Situated about 16 km south-west of the small town Pongola, this safari getaway provides discerning visitors with comfortable safari lodge accommodation, luxury and delicious cuisine amidst the pristine African wilderness.

The lodge is on unspoilt malaria isolated wilderness area of about 2500 hectares. The access to this game reserve is restricted, enabling visitors to enjoy a private African safari experience. Being home to an abundance of wildlife and unique, indigenous vegetation, guests staying at the game reserve have the opportunity to encounter Africa's incredible wildlife including giraffe, leopard, zebra, red hartebeest, waterbuck, warthog, kudu, bush pig, nyala, impala and much more.

Located on a high plateau of the Pakamisa Mountain, this safari lodge offers breathtaking views over the surrounding valley and plains of the Pongola River and the beautiful mountains in KwaZulu-Natal.

As accommodation at the lodge in KwaZulu-Natal is limited to 16 guests, guests enjoy tranquillity and privacy in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The unique Spanish-Italian style and architecture of the safari lodge are beautifully combined with the finest of African and European ambience.

The eight large and well-appointed rooms provide comfort with each suite consisting of a bedroom, bathroom (bath, shower, two basins and separate toilet), lounge, wardrobe and private veranda.

Convenient amenities such as an electronic safe, mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities are also available. Each room at the lodge is individually decorated with an African animal; this theme reflects, local artefacts and valuable paintings.


The charming main lodge at features a combination of African and European art and antiques, offering an exclusive and yet relaxed atmosphere for either relaxation or socialising.

  • Grand fireplace in the spacious living room
  • Extensive library
  • Hunter's Bar
  • Award-winning restaurant: Top 100 Restaurants of South Africa
  • From the terrace, panoramic views can be admired
  • At the pool terrace, light snacks and refreshing beverages are available
  • Large rock swimming pool
  • Clay target Parcours
  • Pellet gun shooting range.


The private conference facilities as well as standard conference equipment which makes for a unique company getaway in a great safari setting. The lodge offers the latest technical conference material, including audio-visual facilities, to ensure events are successful and memorable.


For guests seeking relaxation or a fun-filled holiday with exciting activities, the Pakamisa Safari Lodge offers the ideal safari retreat. An excellent selection of social, sporting, social as well as cultural events is on offer.

  • Safari drives
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Bird watching: more than 203 species of birdlife have been recorded
  • Horseback safaris
  • Swimming.

Nearby activities:

  • Nine-hole golf course
  • Sightseeing tours: cultural, famous battlefields, St. Lucia World Heritage Site
  • Fishing at the Jozini Dam.


  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • Butler service
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Facilities Available at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Hotel Bar
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Open Air Boma
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Undercover and surface parking

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FAQs about Pakamisa Private Game Reserve
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Pakamisa Private Game Reserve are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Pakamisa Private Game Reserve located?
Pakamisa Private Game Reserve is located at the following location / address: Pakamisa Game Reserve, Pongola, 3170.