Sondaba Bush Camp
Sondaba Bush Camp is located in the Pongola Reserve in the extreme north of KwaZulu Natal, just south of Swaziland. It is named after the highest hill in the reserve and of all the reserve’s camps, Sondaba inspires the strongest sense of remoteness. Offers self-catering exclusive use to guests.
Sondaba Bush Camp Highlights
Sondaba Bush Camp is located in the Pongola Reserve in the extreme north of KwaZulu Natal, just south of Swaziland. Sondaba is named after the highest hill in the reserve. Of all the reserve’s camps, Sondaba inspires the strongest sense of remoteness. Reached after a 4 km drive from the Pongola Game Reserve Leeukop Gate, the camp is located in rugged hill country. It is booked out on an exclusive basis
- Self-catering lodge booked exclusively by guests wanting an intimate safari experience.
- 6 Guest rooms with shared lounge and kitchen.
- Offers on-foot rhino tracking, canoeing, fishing and game drive safaris.
- Situated near to Mvubu Spa, which offers an array of revitalisig beauty treatments.
Sondaba Bush Camp Game Viewing and Activities
The Pongola River, broad and perennial, meanders through the centre of the reserve before entering the man-made 13 276 hectare lake. It provides a leisure environment unique for a South African bushveld destination. Safari cruises, canoe adventures, birding and tiger fishing are among the main activities. The area is home to many typical plains game species, four of the Big Five (excluding lion), hippopotumas and crocodile. It is also a birding "hotspot" with over 350 species having been recorded. One can also enjoy the experience of tracking rhino on foot and participating in the elephant monitoring programme.
Thula Thula Safari Lodge
Thula Thula Elephant Safari Lodge offers luxurious accommodation, award-winning bush cuisine and exciting wildlife activities. The lodge offers easy access from Durban and the reserve is home to a wide variety of African wildlife.
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.
Mvubu River Lodge
Mvubu River Lodge combines the scenic variety of bushveld, mountains, rivers and a range of leisure activities that make the best of all the natural features. The chalets combine comfort and simplicity with architectural use of stone, wood, reeds and thatch, keeping a "light footprint" philosophy in action.
Nkwazi Lake Lodge
Nkwazi Lake Lodge is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve South in Northern Zululand. It is set on a hillside overlooking the Pongola River and is the perfect place to combine the excitement of Tiger fishing and game viewing with the tranquillity of the bush and panoramic views.