Mthwazi Lodge, situated in the beautiful Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve in South Africa, is the perfect destination for a relaxing and affordable Big 5 safari experience. This luxurious lodge accommodates just 8 guests. It is situated in a lush garden beneath sycamore trees, and consists of three en-suite bedrooms, a spacious dining room, lounge and kitchen, as well as a garden annex with en-suite facilities. The lodge is self-catering and the services of a cook are provided; alternatively, guests can choose to dine at the nearby Hilltop Camp restaurant. The lodge has a swimming pool, perfect for relaxing in between safari activities. The reserve’s abundant birdlife and wildlife species can be encountered on guided game drives and guided walks; you can also enjoy self-drive safaris on the reserve’s 200km road network. Viewing hides, picnic sites, and barbecue facilities are also available throughout the reserve.

Why we like it

Exclusive and intimate accommodation; Perfect for families and small groups; Big 5 reserve with guided safari activities

Quick Facts

Accommodation Type: Self-catering
Rates from: Less than $150 p.p.p.d.
Camp Size: Small
Max No of Guests: 8
Children Friendly: Yes
Minimum Age: 0

Grading and Accreditation

Star Grading: Not Graded
Green Rating Accreditation: No
Responsible Tourism Certified: No

Location

Details Distance (Km) Travel Time (Min)
Nearest Town Hluhluwe3040
Nearest Major City Durban270210
Nearest Major Airport King Shaka International235190
Nearest Hospital Nongoma6075

Park / Reserve

Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve Please click to view

Activities

Primary

Self-drive Safari

Secondary

Guided Game Drive
Guided Walk

Optional

Bird Watching
Picnic Sites

Facilities

Room

En-suite bathroom
Cupboards

Camp

Swimming pool
Jungle Gym
Kitchen
Central Lounge

This Experience

Safari type

Big 5 Safari

Specialist Species

Big 5
Cheetah
Giraffe
Zebra

Malaria area

Yes

Suitable for

Children
Families
Small groups
Private group