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Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge
Nambiti Private Game Reserve

Umzolozolo Safari Lodge is a private Five star resort situated in the malaria-free, Nambiti Game Reserve – approximately a two and a half hour drive from Durban, four and a half hour drive from Johannesburg and only 25 minutes from Ladysmith.

Umzolozolo offers superb game viewing opportunities with regular sightings of elephant and buffalo herds, white rhino, cheetah and lion, giraffe, zebra, hippo, numerous antelope species and an abundance of birdlife.

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Umzolozolo Lodge at a Glance

  • Accommodation: Number of suites – 5
  • Maximum Guests – 10
  • Children – Yes
  • Child-Minding – Yes, by prior arrangement
  • Beds – King or Twin
  • Private Viewing Deck – Yes
  • Air Conditioning – Yes, with heating
  • Room Fans – Yes
  • Lodge Pool – Yes
  • Private Plunge Pool – No
  • Jacuzzi – Yes, in Presidential and Honeymoon suites
  • Outdoor Showers – Yes
  • Mini Bars – Yes
  • Tea & Coffee Making facilities – Yes
  • Telephones – Yes
  • Televisions – Yes
  • Hairdryers – Yes
  • Internet Access – No
  • Mobile Phone Reception – Limited
  • Power – 220v AC
  • Maximum number of guests on game viewing vehicle – 10
  • Spa – treatments in the comfort of your own suite

Umzolozolo Lodge features five luxurious, freestanding suites offering panoramic views overlooking the bush. The units are constructed using local materials and have thatch roofs which blend into the environment. The rooms are spacious and secluded, each with a private viewing deck, offering views over the valley and the hills below. The suites have been designed with large picture windows to maximize game viewing and scenery from every room. The en-suite bathrooms also boast outdoor showers encouraging guests to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of the Nambiti bushveld. The luxury suites are air conditioned, with heating options and have telephones and TV’s with satellite channels, mini-bars and tea & coffee making facilities.

The Presidential Suite is beautifully appointed and offers an extravagant stone bath with magnificent views through the large glass windows. The suite is magnificently decorated, adding a romantic atmosphere, while the private deck is complimented by a Jacuzzi. Umzolozolo’s Honeymoon Suite offers complete privacy and also features a Jacuzzi on the unit’s private viewing deck, overlooking the valley. Every effort is made to create a magical romantic atmosphere for honeymoon couples and private dinners can be served on the deck. The Family Chalet has two separate bedrooms and can sleep either a family of four or two couples in spacious comfort. Each bedroom has its own entrance onto the viewing deck and a separate bathroom and toilet, while the luxurious chalets have one large bedroom with either double or twin beds and a lounge area. These units are perfect for couples. Families can also be accommodated as there are pull out beds in the main bedroom.

The main lodge is situated high above the valley and has a viewing deck with a swimming pool, where guests can cool off while gazing out over the vista below. There are lounge chairs, umbrellas, a selection of wildlife books and cocktails on offer. The main lodge also has an enclosed boma with a blazing log fire where guests can gather to relax and recall the events of the day. Meals at Umzolozolo are a masterpiece with home-made muffins, full English breakfast and buffet-style lunch. Guests can enjoy their meals in the dining room or on the open viewing deck. After dinner, Cognac and cigars or a choice of liqueurs can be enjoyed - and complete a culinary experience

Umzolozolo offers guests incredible game viewing opportunities. All guests have a personal tracker and guide who will escort two game drives daily, in open game viewing vehicles, sharing their experience and vast knowledge of the wildlife. The Nambiti Game Reserve is home to Africa’s Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – as well as numerous other mammals including zebra, hippo, cheetah, hyena, warthog, giraffe and numerous antelope species. The reserve is a bird lover’s paradise with over 200 recorded species. The Le Sueur Cheetah Project also situated within the Nambiti Game Reserve offers guests an unforgettable opportunity to interact with these magnificent cats.

There are numerous other activities on the reserve or nearby to keep guests occupied. For fishermen – the Sundays River or any of the reserves’ well stocked dams offer an idyllic way to spend an afternoon. Fishing is on a catch and release basis. A range of relaxing spa treatments can be arranged with a qualified therapist and in the comfort of one’s own chalet suite.
Nambiti Game Reserve is situated in the heart of Battlefields country where the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo-Boer Wars were fought and is close to the historic and fascinating battle sites of Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift, Spionkop, Elandslaagte (on the property) and Blood River. The spectacular Drakensberg Mountains, a world heritage site are only a 40 minute drive away and for golfers, a leisurely game of golf can be arranged on one of South Africa’s top golf courses.

Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge offers guests an unrivaled safari experience with the opportunity to see so much more than just Africa’s Big 5. The lodge is ideally located in a malaria free area and offers guests an intimate getaway to enjoy the biodiversity of the reserve in near solitude. Umzolozolo Lodge perfectly combines the thrill of the African Bush with all the comforts of a 5 Star Hotel.
Truly a piece of heaven on earth!

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