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Dining at the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge

The chef at the magnificent Umzolozolo Safari Lodge, in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, offers culinary masterpieces, including home-made muffins, a full English breakfast, a buffet-style lunch, and dinner. Cognac and cigars or a favorite liqueur complement this culinary experience.


Spa Facilities

The exquisite Tulana Spa, at the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve of South Africa, offers a range of relaxing spa treatments for guests to enjoy. 

The treatments are available in the privacy of the chalets or on the viewing deck.

Spa treatments:

  • Full body massages
  • Head massages
  • Foot massages
  • Back and neck massages
  • Traditional African massages.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Wildlife activities

Guests staying at the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge, in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve of South Africa, are taken on two game drives daily, in open 4x4 vehicles.

Guests can also experience Africa’s Cheetahs up close at the Le Sueur Cheetah Project, which is on a neighboring farm. Visitors may also enjoy a spot of fishing on Sundays River or the well-stocked dams. Fishing is on a catch and release basis.


The swimming pool at Nambiti's Umzolozolo Safari Lodge is on the viewing deck of the main lodge and offers panoramic views of the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.

The rim flow swimming pool cascades into the rock pool below where animals gather to drink. Visitors can relax on the pool loungers with a book and a cocktail as they wile away the day.

Spa treatments

The Tulana Spa at the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge offers a range of massage treatments for guests to enjoy either in the privacy of their chalets or on the viewing deck.

Nearby attractions

The Nambiti Private Game Reserve in South Africa is in the Battlefields where the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo-Boer wars were fought. Tours with battlefield historians can be arranged.

The Midlands Meander is a nearby picturesque trail which offers a variety of places to shop, eat and enjoy the surroundings. The Midlands Meander started years ago by local artists who gathered together to open their studios and galleries to the public.

Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is a situated just 45 minutes from the Drakensberg Mountains. Trips can be arranged for a visit to these mountains, where guests can even enjoy a leisurely round of golf.


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Housekeeping service
  • Safari drives
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

Luxurious Chalet with the Plunge Pool

Luxurious Chalet

# Rooms:

Ideal for couples, the Standard Chalets at the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge offer one en-suite bedroom and separate lounge area. Families can be accommodated with pull out beds in the main bedroom while one family chalet has two spacious bedrooms that can accommodate a family of four.

Chalet features:

  • Air conditioning
  • Private viewing deck
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outside shower
  • Satellite TV.

Luxurious Suite

# Rooms:

The Umzolozolo Safari Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, features two exquisite suites for guests. The Presidential Suite provides a large stone bath with stunning views of the African bush while the private deck features a built-in Jacuzzi.

The tucked away Honeymoon Suite at the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge overlooks the valley and offer new couples total seclusion from the rest of the lodge.

Presidential Suite


GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -28.405318

Longitude: 29.965886


Directions from Durban to the Umzolozolo Safari Lodge (2 and a half hours drive:

1. Head towards Johannesburg on the main N3 Toll Road, takes the Colenso / Bergville off Ramp. (About 8km after the Shell Ultra City/Petrol Station)
2. At the top of the off ramp, turn right over the freeway and travel for 20km on the R103 to Colenso.
3. 1km after the Colenso turnoff, turn right to Ezakheni (The turnoff is opposite the Farm Stall, which is on your left-hand side).
4. Travel for 11km, you will cross over a railway bridge and come to a stop street, turn left at the stop street. (You will be passing the Ezakheni Industrial Area on your right-hand side.)
5. Travel for 10 km till you come to a T-Junction. At the T Junction, turn right towards Ezakheni and continue for 14 km.
(Look out for the Brown Nambiti Sign, as well as a sign D46)
6. Turn left onto the D46 (dirt road) to Elandslaagte.
7. Travel for 7km until you reach the thatched gate house on your right-hand side.
You will be welcomed by the guard, who will direct you to the secure parking area, where your ranger will be waiting to transport you to Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star