KwaZulu Natal Lodges
Discover KwaZulu Natal's Hidden Gems With Our Selection Of Luxury Lodges
KwaZulu Natal boasts a plethora of lodges that cater to all preferences, expectations and budgets. Whether you are looking for a luxurious, all-inclusive safari experience, a rustic retreat surrounded by nature, wildlife and mountains, or a guesthouse (or bed and breakfast) within a few minutes drive of the famed Natal Battlefields or one of those beautiful sandy beaches, we at Uyaphi.com have got you covered.
With several UNESCO World Heritage sites located within its borders, KwaZulu Natal is a must-visit destination for travellers looking to explore the beauty of South Africa. Most areas within the province are easily accessible within a few hours' drive from King Shaka International Airport.
The Drakensberg Mountain range is one of the most striking features of KwaZulu Natal's landscape. These towering peaks are a haven for hikers and nature enthusiasts, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Our portfolio of Drakensberg and Natal Midlands lodges is ever-growing.
KwaZulu Natal is home to South African history's most significant battles and battlefields, the Anglo-Boer and Anglo-Zulu wars. The Natal battlefield region was the site of several significant conflicts between Zulu warriors and British colonial forces, including the famous battles of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. Safari accommodation and lodge options are vast, varied, and suited to most budgets.
Of course, no trip to Natal would be complete without "Big Five" game drives to either the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, the private Phinda Game Reserve, the beautiful Mkhuze Game Reserve or any one of the private game reserve options scattered throughout the province.
These national parks and game preserves are home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the "Big Five", cheetah, African wild dog and countless other species of plains game. Visitors can enjoy luxurious safari lodges and intimate tented camps close to or within these wildlife reserves.
KwaZulu Natal is a unique destination in South Africa that offers something for everyone. Whether you are looking to experience the history of battlefields, explore majestic mountains and valleys or go on an exciting safari adventure – KwaZulu Natal has it all!
With our extensive selection of lodges available throughout this region, you can rest assured knowing that your stay will be comfortable, safe and memorable.
Only The Best Lodges In KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Rates from R2 950.00 per person
Guests can embark on an adventure at Hartford House is like stepping into a beautifully woven tapestry of history, culture, and unparalleled hospitality.
Relish in gastronomic delights at an award-winning restaurant, pamper yourself at the wellness centre, or immerse in the tranquillity of nature with outdoor activities like trout and bass fishing, horse riding tours, or a leisurely dip in the swimming pool.
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
Rates from R2 695.00 per person
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is not just a retreat; it's an experience wrapped in the serene beauty of Drakensberg. Savour the grandeur of the ten luxurious, tastefully decorated suites offering breathtaking countryside views from your rooms.
The surroundings are only rivalled by the tantalising 7-course dinner, crafted with love and finesse by master chefs Richard and Mouse. Every moment for a guest is a step into a picture-perfect postcard of country living.
Fugitives Drift Lodge
Rates from R4 860.00 per person
Fugitives Drift Lodge, located near Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift in South Africa, is a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts. Perched on top of the Buffalo River Gorge, the lodge offers stunning views of the infamous battle sites.
With its rich heritage and top-notch accommodation and rooms, Fugitives Drift Lodge is the perfect place for guests to explore the Anglo-Zulu War and the Battle of Isandlwana.
Fugitives Drift Guest House
Rates from R2 168.00 per person
Experience the rich history of the Anglo-Zulu War at Fugitives Drift Guest House. Situated in the KwaZulu Natal Battlefields region of South Africa, this historic farmhouse offers guided tours to nearby battlefields like Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift.
With activities for guests like game viewing, horseback safaris, and nature walks, Fugitives Drift provides a unique and immersive Heritage Tourism experience.
Three Tree Hill Lodge
Rates from R6 451.00 per person
Experience historical grandeur at Three Tree Hill Lodge, a gateway to Natal's rich historical past. Nestled in the majestic Drakensberg mountain range, this exclusive lodge offers breathtaking views, stunning rooms and a range of historical activities.
Explore the Battle of Spioenkop, a pivotal moment in South African and British history, as a guest discover the remarkable figures of Louis Botha, Winston Churchill, and Mohandas Gandhi.
Phinda Forest Lodge
Rates from R16 000.00 per person
Phinda Forest Lodge, nestled in the enchanting Sand forest of Phinda Private Game Reserve, offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience. With mesmerising views of wildlife and vibrant birdlife, Forest Lodge seamlessly blends into its natural surroundings.
Expert guides ensure extraordinary wildlife encounters, while exquisite cuisine and breathtaking views create an indescribable atmosphere.
Phinda Vlei Lodge
Rates from R20 720.00 per person
Experience absolute luxury and wild adventure at Phinda Vlei Lodge, the perfect safari getaway. Nestled in a captivating forest and enchanting wetland, this unique lodge offers unparalleled birding experiences and vibrant wildlife.
Discover the beauty of Phinda Reserve and indulge in tranquillity and seclusion. Every detail has been carefully considered to provide guests with the perfect getaway.
Phinda Mountain Lodge
Rates from R15 680.00 per person
Phinda Mountain Lodge, nestled atop a stunning hill, offers breathtaking panoramic views and an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the African wilderness with exhilarating game drives, nature walks, and scuba safaris.
Whether it's a romantic getaway, family vacation, or adventure with friends, the luxury accommodations provide the perfect base to encounter Africa's "Big 5" game up close.
Phinda Rock Lodge
Rates from R20 720.00 per person
Phinda Rock Lodge is a luxurious and exclusive retreat perched on a rugged rocky outcrop, offering breathtaking views of the African bushveld. Only six exquisitely designed suites ensure an intimate and personal experience.
Embark on unforgettable game drives to witness the "Big Five" and other fascinating wildlife. Perfect for honeymooners and those seeking a romantic getaway, indulge in privacy and relaxation with secluded plunge pools and outdoor showers.
Thula Thula Tented Camp
Rates from R5 150.00 per person
Situated in the pristine Thula Thula Private Game Reserve, the Tented Camp is a secret treasure of Natal's Zululand region. The distinct blend of classic tented accommodation and contemporary comfort, coupled with the serene backdrop of the African landscape, creates an unforgettable getaway.
It's not just about the thrill of the safari but also the opportunity to become part of a larger conservation narrative, with the Thula Thula conservation project at its heart.
Thula Thula Safari Lodge
Rates from R5 150.00 per person
Thula Thula Safari Lodge is a haven of tranquillity in the Zululand region of KwaZulu Natal. This 5-star safari lodge offers guests an authentic and immersive experience of African wildlife in the comfort of luxurious accommodations.
With its focus on conservation, stunning game drives, and award-winning cuisine, it provides a unique and unforgettable getaway. A stay at Thula Thula is not just a vacation; it's an adventure into the heart of the Zululand wilderness.
Kosi Forest Lodge
Rates from R3 200.00 per person
Kosi Forest Lodge is an oasis of tranquillity and a paradise for nature enthusiasts. Wrapped within the lush foliage of the Isimangaliso Wetland Park, Kosi Forest offers more than just a comfortable stay.
This intimate safari lodge, with a capped number of nine suites, offers an immersive experience, presenting a host of activities from canoeing and bird-watching to fishing and forest walks.
Thonga Beach Lodge
Rates from R5 650.00 per person
At Thonga Beach Lodge, you'll be embraced by a tranquil retreat that offers a unique blend of luxury and wilderness. You'll enjoy unparalleled views of the pristine beach from the thatched suites while the surrounding coastal forest instils a sense of serenity.
Thonga Beach Lodge promises unforgettable experiences, whether it's turtle tracking, snorkelling in Mabibi's clear waters, or simply lounging by your private plunge pool.
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
Rates from R3 590.00 per person
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge, located within the picturesque Hluhluwe Game Reserve in South Africa, offers an unforgettable safari experience. Immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife through thrilling game drives and guided walks.
Rhino Ridge, known for its comfort and luxury, is conveniently located just a three-and-a-half-hour drive from Durban. Experience the best of Hluhluwe Game Reserve at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge.