Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is situated on Nambiti Game Reserve in the heart of the KwaZulu Natal Midlands only 4 hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban or 40 minutes from the Drakensberg, just off the main N3 freeway.
Umzolozolo Lodge Highlights
The Umzolozolo Lodge offers a private and secluded location in the heart of the Kwa-Zulu Natal midlands with easy access from Johannesburg, Durban and the Drakensberg. The area is malaria-free and safe for families with children. The lodge promises a first-class safari experience with the opportunity to view Africa's Big Five, as well as, enjoy one-on-one interaction with cheetahs at Le Sueur Cheetah Project.
- Encounter one of Africa’s most graceful cats up close at the Le Sueur Cheetah Project
- Fishing at the Sundays River is an idyllic way to spend an afternoon; however, is on a catch and release basis.
- Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is a mere 45 minute drive from the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains.
- With almost 200 species of birds, the Nambiti Private Game Reserve is a bird lover’s paradise.
Umzolozolo Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
The Nambiti Game Reserve offers incredible wildlife viewing, including Big Five and cheetah sightings, as well as, an abundance of general game viewing. Activities include morning and evening game drives, as well as bird watching, fishing, trips to the Drakensberg Mountains and the Battlefields. The Nambiti Conservancy is situated in the heart of Battlefields country where the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo-Boer wars were fought centuries ago. A tour with a Battlefield historian recreates those turbulent times with such skill that one can almost hear the troops and sense the fear and trepidation. Even non-historians become enthralled by the drama of the scenes unfolding before them in the very hills where these decisive battles took place.
Fugitives' Drift Lodge
The reserve offers a choice of accommodation in either the Lodge or the Guest House, both owned by the Rattrays. Guests can enjoy spacious and luxurious en-suite cottages all with private verandas and sweeping views over the plains flanking the Buffalo River Gorge.
Elephant Rock Safari Lodge
Superbly sited overlooking a waterhole, Elephant Rock Lodge in the Nambiti Game Reserve is a charming boutique safari lodge offering luxury accommodation for up to 10 people. Experience a true bush lodge experience for the entire family.
The Springbok Lodge
The Springbok Lodge is situated in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a conservancy offering 20 000 acres of pristine, malaria-free bushveld. The reserve is home to the Big 5, as well as cheetah, hippo and over 30 species of plains game.