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White Elephant Safari Lodge

1 Review
Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Set above the mirrored surface of Lake Jozini at the foot of the Lebombo Mountains, our 5 star...
Set above the mirrored surface of Lake Jozini at the foot of the Lebombo Mountains, our 5 star graded White Elephant Safari Lodge captures the history and romance of the colonial era.

Eight luxurious safari tents, each with ball and claw bath and outdoor canvas shower, provide a secluded retreat in the unspoilt Pongola Game Reserve wilderness.

Stylish dining; sophisticated simplicity; attention to detail; sweeping views and a myriad of bush and water-based game activities promise a unique African experience.

We offer services and facilities such as accommodation in our Luxury Safari Tent Suites.
There is Pr-activity continental breakfast, brunch (late breakfast) and Dinner.
We also offer afternoon tea (high tea), daily coffees, teas, juices, cakes, snacks and savories.

There are two eco-activities per day which include game drive, guided walk, boat cruise, tiger fishing, guided elephanting, black rhino tracking or canoeing - depending on weather conditions.

Last but not least there are soft drinks, bottled water, local beers and house wines, activity drinks.
from R3840

Shayamoya Tiger Fishing & Game Lodge

3 Reviews
Sleeps 32 in 10 rooms

Shayamoya is a true gem offering genuine hospitality, unique settings with stunning panoramic views...
Shayamoya is a true gem offering genuine hospitality, unique settings with stunning panoramic views across the Pongolapoort Lake also known as Jozini, Lebombo Mountains, and the Phongolo Nature Reserve. Our specialty is the challenging sport of tiger fishing where the record is 8.3 kg; however we also offer game drives, boat cruises, elephant tracking and rhino and bush walks.

Ten luxurious thatched chalets are individually situated with their own private viewing deck, en-suite wooden bathroom and enclosed outdoor showers that make the experience truly romantic. A central lodge accommodates the lounge, bar; cellar, sundeck, and the restaurant which serves scrumptious SA cuisine. The Blevin Family and their friendly staff will ensure you have a memorable and relaxing stay.

Weddings and Honeymoons: Shayamoya Tiger Fishing and Game Lodge is a stunningly romantic venue with awesome views and private settings for the honeymooners. The outdoor shower also has that sexy appeal. Your wedding can be hosted here too, with the marriage vows being done on our deck with the panoramic view in the background. We love having children share the bush experience but realize they need more to stay entertained thus puzzles, building blocks, paints and colouring in sets. Are available and the kitchen makes play dough for your children to get creative. There is also a sandpit and DVD player in the boma. Lunch: R65 per person.
from R1380

White Elephant Bush Camp

1 Review
Sleeps 20 in 2 rooms

This unique self catering lodge provides for a relaxed, private, bush experience.

Thatched en-suite chalets are generously...
This unique self catering lodge provides for a relaxed, private, bush experience.

Thatched en-suite chalets are generously spacious with quality linen and overhead fans. Open plan kitchen, dining room, bar and swimming pool with spectacular views ensure a “close to nature” relaxed ambiance.

Venture into the wilderness with a field guide on bush walks, game drives, boat cruises or cast the water for tiger fish. White Elephant Bush Camp is an escape from the busy, hurried world for families and friends.
from R1800

Amakhosi Safari Lodge

Sleeps 32 in 9 rooms

Amakhosi Safari Lodge is ideally situated in the heart of Northern Zululand, in KwaZulu-Natal. The lodge is easily accessible by way of air...
Amakhosi Safari Lodge is ideally situated in the heart of Northern Zululand, in KwaZulu-Natal. The lodge is easily accessible by way of air charter or road. It is a 4.5 hour drive from Johannesburg and 3.5 hours from Durban, making Amakhosi Lodge a central point that is also uniquely situated within 2.5 hours from St Lucia, Sodwana, Richard's Bay and Swaziland.

Amakhosi offers an abundance of prime Big 5 game viewing, as well as over 15 species of antelope, hippo, crocodile, over 400 bird species and so much more. Amakhosi is a special place, a place where mystery becomes reality. At the heart of Amakhosi Lodge is the most luxurious blend of river frontage. Riverbanks are home to the main lodge with the magnificent regal River Suites offering special views of the flowing Mkuze River.

Each suite boasts a separate air-conditioned bedroom and lounge with fully stocked mini-bar and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can slip into an African dreamland with high thatched ceilings and glass walls reaching for the open African sky. The en-suite bathroom, with a unique bath made for two, is decorated with an array of candles and bath salts allowing decadence to take on a whole new meaning and bringing tranquillity and serenity to your beautiful suite. It is fit for a king.
from R4900

Esikhotheni Lodge

8 Reviews
Sleeps 44 in 11 rooms

Esikhotheni, meaning “in the sticks” is easily accessible off the N2, 3 hours north of Durban. This owner managed 4 star lodge forms part...
Esikhotheni, meaning “in the sticks” is easily accessible off the N2, 3 hours north of Durban. This owner managed 4 star lodge forms part of the Greater Pongola Reserve and offers guests the quiet seclude of the African bush with modern conveniences to make your stay extremely comfortable.

Accommodation is offered in 7 en suite chalets all privately situated with private patios and magnificent views of the Jozini Lake. The bathrooms are very special with large showers and raised oval baths with clear views of the lake. The 7th chalet is designed with the more romantic in mind, with a private Jacuzzi set on the extended deck in the bush. The chalets all have air-conditioning, mini bar with tea & coffee making facilities. Each chalet has luxurious bath essences, lotions etc for your pleasure & comfort, hairdryers and mini-safe for safe keeping of personal items, money etc.

For the avid bird watcher, this is paradise, with the vast ecological diversity lending itself to a broad spectrum of the feathered species that can be sighted. With the presence of the lake adding a different dimension to activities on this game reserve, daily itineraries are tailor made to suit guests preferences. With an array of activities to choose from - traditional morning and evening game drives, quad biking, lake safaris, fishing, canoeing and quad bike safaris. The WWF have recently leased 3 black rhinos in Esikhotheni’s care as part of their ongoing project to protect this species from extinction.

Dining at Esikhotheni is a indulgence. Long lazy breakfasts, and delectable elegant dinners are the order of the day - all carefully prepared and beautifully presented by the resident chef. Meals are either served in the traditional boma or in the lodge. Each afternoon guests enjoy scrumptious “high-tea” – a selection of mouth watering sweet and savoury treats before embarking on the sunset activities.
from R700

Mvubu River Lodge

3 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 11 rooms

Mvubu River Lodge is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve, in Northern Zululand. The lodge is set on a hillside overlooking the...
Mvubu River Lodge is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve, in Northern Zululand. The lodge is set on a hillside overlooking the Pongola River as it lazily meanders towards the Pongolapoort Dam. We cater for the discerning nature lover.

The Mvubu accommodation consists of twin and double thatched chalets, all with air-conditioning and verandas. The chalets have views of the river with basking crocodiles, hippo and water birds. Cool off on those hot Zululand days in the lodge’s private swimming pool and enjoy a drink at the Hippo Hole, our fully licensed bar.

Our rates include dinner, bed and breakfast or brunch, teas and coffees. Cuisine is typically South African with a variety of venison dishes prepared and presented in the boma or the open-plan dining area overlooking the river.
from R1970

Nkwazi Lake Lodge

2 Reviews
Sleeps 32 in 14 rooms

Nkwazi Lake Lodge is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve South in Northern Zululand. Nkwazi is set on a hillside overlooking the...
Nkwazi Lake Lodge is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve South in Northern Zululand. Nkwazi 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.

The reserve caters for the discerning nature lover, offering game drives, boat cruises, guided walks, rhino tracking and canoeing. The lodge accommodates 32 guests in twelve twin-thatched chalets and two family chalets. All chalets have air-conditioning, minibar fridges and tea-and-coffee making facilities.

The rates include dinner, bed and breakfast or brunch if you prefer. The cuisine is typically South African, with a variety of venison dishes prepared and presented in the boma or the open-plan dining area overlooking the river.

Although we allow children at Nkwazi, the high elevation and unfenced swimming pools does not make it a child-friendly lodge. Children are the parent’s full responsibility.

Nkwazi Lodge is the ideal setting for corporate conferences and team building, combining work and play effortlessly. Our conference centre is fully equipped with all modern facilities.
from R1970
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    Accommodation near Pongola

    *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

    Pakamisa unique luxury lodge, majestically positioned on top of the Pakamisa Mountain, counts to...
    Pakamisa unique luxury lodge, majestically positioned on top of the Pakamisa Mountain, counts to the top addresses for the gourmet traveller. Choose your preferred activity such as horseback safaris, guided bush-walks and game drives, mountain biking, clay target shooting, archery, swimming pool, and fishing.
    from R3180
    Sleeps 30 in 8 rooms

    11.10km from Pongola

    3 Reviews

    Mkuze Falls Game Lodge is overlooking the waterfalls of the Mkuze River and is situated in the...
    Mkuze Falls Game Lodge is overlooking the waterfalls of the Mkuze River and is situated in the middle of a 10.000 hector. Big Five Private Game Reserve in northern Kwazulu-Natal.
    from R6500
    Sleeps 29 in 14 rooms

    32.14km from Pongola

    4 Reviews

    Askari

    from R1000
    Askari offers three fully-equipped, self-catering units located in a private game reserve, which...
    Askari offers three fully-equipped, self-catering units located in a private game reserve, which borders the Jozini Lake. Askari is suitable for individuals, small families, or for larger groups.
    from R1000
    Sleeps 12 in 3 rooms

    35.00km from Pongola

    Royal Jozini Big 6 Estate offers bush breaks and tiger fishing, with half day or full day boat...
    Royal Jozini Big 6 Estate offers bush breaks and tiger fishing, with half day or full day boat charters available, on the Swaziland side of Lake Jozini.
    from R1320
    Sleeps 6 in 2 rooms

    35.06km from Pongola

    3 Reviews

    Kujabula Lodge is situated on the waterfront with its own marina, and the owner, Arien, and the...
    Kujabula Lodge is situated on the waterfront with its own marina, and the owner, Arien, and the manager, Shane, look forward to welcoming you. Guests can enjoy a drink and watch the sun set over the water while listening to the hippos calling and enjoying the ambience of the water's edge.
    from R1990
    Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

    37.62km from Pongola

    Sasane Camp

    from R2000
    Sasane is a new safari camp designed with larger groups of guests in mind. It is located in the...
    Sasane is a new safari camp designed with larger groups of guests in mind. It is located in the heart of the bush where animals and birds are in abundance. We have electric fencing around the camp to keep the elephants out as they wander past on their way to the Fevertree Dam close by.
    from R2000
    Sleeps 16 in 2 rooms

    35.25km from Pongola

    1 Review

    Sweet Thorn Lodge is a family bush home with stunning views of Lake Jozini from the patios and also...
    Sweet Thorn Lodge is a family bush home with stunning views of Lake Jozini from the patios and also of the Lebombo Mountains. This lodge is set back 400 m from the lake, in the bush on a slight rise.
    from R2950
    Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

    35.06km from Pongola

    2 Reviews

    At the end of their quiet bush road, Ekuthuleni Lodge is positioned in the Royal Jozini Nature...
    At the end of their quiet bush road, Ekuthuleni Lodge is positioned in the Royal Jozini Nature Reserve taking full advantage of their magnificent views of the Lebombo Mountains. The lodge is set in an area of bush favoured by Royal Jozini's family of giraffe who can often be seen browsing nearby.
    from R1875
    Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

    35.06km from Pongola

    Royal Jozini Bushwillow Lodge is a four-bedroom bush lodge located on a slight rise set back from...
    Royal Jozini Bushwillow Lodge is a four-bedroom bush lodge located on a slight rise set back from the water, with magnificent mountain and lake views.
    from R4930
    Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

    35.06km from Pongola

    Somkhanda Game Reserve offers a variety of accommodation options, such as the Kudu Bushlodge,...
    Somkhanda Game Reserve offers a variety of accommodation options, such as the Kudu Bushlodge, Scotia Camp and the Self-catering Chalets.
    from R1700
    Sleeps 25 in 9 rooms

    34.20km from Pongola

    If you are looking for Pongola holiday accommodation, SafariNow has a selection of Bed and Breakfast, Safari, Self-catering holiday accommodation in Pongola and surrounds. With 23 listings in Pongola, our handy Pongola map search and great low prices, it's easy to book the perfect holiday accommodation for your Pongola visit.
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