Safari Lodges in Greater St Lucia Wetland

Greater St Lucia Wetland Suburbs

Jozini Dam

R1,620
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Jozini Tiger Lodge And Spa
★ ★ ★ ★
6 Reviews
The lodge is on the banks of beautiful Lake Jozini, approximately 3 hours drive north of Durban in South Africa's picturesque KwaZulu-Natal province. Jozini Tiger Lodge is ideal for
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ADDRESS: 1 Main Road, Jozini, 3969

Hluhluwe Game Reserve

R1,320
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Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris
★ ★ ★
7 Reviews
The ANEW Hotel Hluhluwe hotel has comfortable accommodation, delicious cuisine combined with leisure and business facilities make this an ideal safari getaway destination for both recreational
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ADDRESS: 104 Main Road, Hluhluwe, 3960
SPECIALS
R12,150
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Biyela Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
5 Reviews
A visit to the Biyela Lodge, Kwazulu-Natal, situated overlooking the breathtaking vista of the White iMfolozi River in the Umfolozi Game Reserve is going to ensure you will want to return!
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ADDRESS: uMfolozi Reserve
R1,450
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Emdoneni Lodge
★ ★ ★
5 Reviews
Emdoneni Lodge Hluhluwe offers comfortable accommodation in a selection of thirty-seven chalets, six rondavels and an Executive Suite. All the rooms are serviced twice a day.
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ADDRESS: Emdoneni Farm, District Road 123, Hluhluwe, 3960
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R2,380
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Falaza Game Park and Spa
★ ★ ★ ★
5 Reviews
This privately owned Falaza Game Park and Spa provide visitors with various African bush experiences in a lush natural environment of St Lucia. The four-star Falaza Game
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ADDRESS: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Greater St Lucia Wetland
R1,240
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Gooderson Bushlands Game Lodge
★ ★ ★
7 Reviews
The Gooderson Bushlands Safari Lodge near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, is a three-star establishment geared to ensuring that guests may relax and enjoy all that this comfortable lodge offers
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ADDRESS: Lot H99, Bushlands Rd, Hluhluwe
R1,240
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Gooderson DumaZulu Lodge
★ ★ ★
7 Reviews
Nearby to the small town of Hluhluwe, guests seeking a traditional African experience will find DumaZulu Lodge, styled on the culture of the Zulu people who predominate in this lush corner
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ADDRESS: Lot H29, Bushlands Rd, Hluhluwe
R1,930
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Hluhluwe River Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★
8 Reviews
The Hluhluwe River Lodge offers guests a beautiful retreat and base from which to explore the many attractions of northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Hluhluwe lodge is approximately
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ADDRESS: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Greater St Lucia Wetland
SPECIALS
R5,350
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Leopard Mountain Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
7 Reviews
Leopard Mountain Lodge, Hluhluwe is the luxury at its best, and nine stone and thatch chalets are based serenely on the cliff tops. Leopard Mountain is in Zululand Rhino Reserve
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ADDRESS: D464, Zululand Rhino Reserve, Hluhluwe
R540
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Leopard Walk Lodge
★ ★ ★
6 Reviews
The Leopard Walk Lodge is beautifully located on South Africa's scenic Elephant Coast near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal. Staying at the Elephant Coast provides travellers with the close proximity
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ADDRESS: Hluhluwe, Elephant Coast of Zululand
SPECIALS
R12,150
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Mthembu Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
6 Reviews
Be ready to feel unreservedly spoilt by staying at Mthembu Lodge, on the Umfolozi Game Reserve, in KwaZulu-Natal with stunning views and equally as luxurious as, its close by, sister lodge
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ADDRESS: uMfolozi Reserve
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R4,720
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Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★
7 Reviews
The Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge nestles in the wildlife-rich Hluhluwe iMfolozi Reserve of South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. With its 4 star rating, the safari lodge provides stylish
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ADDRESS: Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park
R3,150
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Rhino River Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★
5 Reviews
Rhino River Lodge, Manyoni Private Game Reserve has been proclaimed a "protected area" making it the most significant private game reserve in this province of South Africa. Furthermore,
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ADDRESS: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Greater St Lucia Wetland
R1,350
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Umkhumbi Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★
5 Reviews
The Umkhumbi Lodge nestles in the Kuleni Game Park, Hluhluwe, offering wonderful relaxing accommodation alongside an excellent dining experience. It is surrounded by an array of African
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ADDRESS: Kuleni Game Park, Hluhluwe
SPECIALS
R1,260
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Zululand Safari Lodge
★ ★ ★ ★
5 Reviews
The Zululand Safari Lodge, which is in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, provides its guests with comfortable accommodation in African themed rondavels which offer spectacular views
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ADDRESS: Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Greater St Lucia Wetland

The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park or the iSimangaliso Wetland Park as it is now known can be found on the KwaZulu-Natal East Coast. This South African park is South Africa's third largest protected reserve and lies 275 kilometres north of Durban. In December of 1999, the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the rich diversity of wildlife and fauna and flora in this area. 

The word 'iSimangaliso' means 'a marvel' in Zulu and accurately describes the wetland areas which cover a vast area of sub-tropical paradise stretching 220km along the East Coast from Mozambique to the St Lucia Wetlands in KwaZulu Natal.

The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park, iSimangaliso Wetland Park includes a variety of natural ecosystems including swamps, dunes, forests, sandy shores, reefs, mangrove swamps, grasslands, woodlands and of course wetland areas.  Some activities can be enjoyed within the wetland park including game viewing opportunities and birding.

Animals that can be seen in the park include elephant, leopard, black and white rhino, buffalo, whales, whale sharks, dolphins,  leatherback and loggerhead turtles, crocodiles and hippos. In the underwater reefs, a variety of brightly coloured fish and corals can be found.

Some towns and reserves can be found within the Great St Lucia area. These include:

Eshowe, Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Mkhuze Game Reserve, Phinda Game Reserve, Pongola Game Reserve and the town of Pongola, Richards Bay, St Lucia Game Reserve, False Bay Park, Kosi Bay, Sodwana Bay National Park, Mapelane Nature Reserve, Maputaland Marine Reserve, Tewate Wilderness Area and Mkuze Game Reserve.

Activities at Great St Lucia Wetlands Park

Within the iSimangaliso Westland Park visitors can enjoy great snorkelling experiences at Cape Vidal, Black Rock and Kosi Bay while Sodwana Bay is a popular South African diving destination.

Kosi Bay, KwaZulu-Natal also offers a fantastic hiking trail with a variety of terrain including grassland, beaches, mangrove forests and rivers. Horse trails are also provided in the plains or on the beach while dolphin and whale watching boat trips can also be arranged in the area. 

  • The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park is now named the iSimangaliso Wetland Park
  • The park covers a vast area of sub-tropical paradise 
  • The park stretches 220km along the East Coast of South Africa in KwaZulu-Natal
  • The park is home to a wide array of natural ecosystems
  • The park contains critical habitats for a range of land and marine species
  • The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site