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Elegant Lodge

Sleeps 19 in 12 rooms

Elegant lodge is situated in Pongola just off the N2 highway between Pretoria and Durban. It is the perfect stopover on your way to...
Elegant lodge is situated in Pongola just off the N2 highway between Pretoria and Durban. It is the perfect stopover on your way to Swaziland, Ponta do Oura in Mozambique, Sodwana bay or the north coast.

Located conveniently opposite the golf course in a quiet area, the upmarket double-storey guest house offers you secure parking, a lovely landscaped garden and twelve rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

We have two luxury rooms with a shower and a bath, as well as five double rooms and five single rooms. All the rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with DStv, air-conditioner, bar fridge, hairdryer, safe, a coffee station and Wi-Fi.

You can relax in the lounge watching TV, play pool or enjoy your own drinks at the bar. Unfortunately we are not licensed to sell liquor but you are most welcome to bring your own. Soft drinks are sold at the bar area. Breakfast can be enjoyed either inside or outside. We offer a three-course homecooked dinner on request.
from R690

The Guest House Pongola

18 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 8 rooms

Our comfortable, 10-bedroom guest house is well positioned in a beautiful tropical garden, opposite the Rugby Club in Pongola and easily...
Our comfortable, 10-bedroom guest house is well positioned in a beautiful tropical garden, opposite the Rugby Club in Pongola and easily accessible from the N2.

You will find that our rooms are clean, spacious, and inviting, with access to 24-hour air-conditioning, DStv, flat screen TVs, and complimentary tea and coffee. All rooms have their own bathrooms and various options of showers or baths are available. We have additional beds and cots that convert any standard room into a family room for your peace of mind, and there is also ample secure gated parking, a children’s play area, and a sparkling swimming pool.

Our meals are hearty and home-cooked, and you can choose either a plated dinner in the dining room or a more relaxed braai on the patio, overlooking the pool and garden, while breakfasts are a full English breakfast treat.

While many of our guests are working reps, consultants, technical specialists on short project visits, or families en route to Mozambique, Swaziland, Kosi and Sodwana Bays, there are those guests who wish to linger, and for them there is much to do in and around the fertile Pongola Valley.

On a practical note, there is a well-equipped, modern hospital that is staffed with an experienced, professional and caring medical team, and the airport on the outskirts of town and can cater for most light aircrafts.

Come and enjoy the Pongola area from the peace and comfort of The Guest House Pongola.
from R690

Aber Jetz Guesthouse

17 Reviews
Sleeps 24 in 10 rooms

Aber Jetz Guesthouse is situated in the small town Pongola, on the main rout N2.  4 hrs drive from Johannesburg and 3 and a half hrs drive...
Aber Jetz Guesthouse is situated in the small town Pongola, on the main rout N2.  4 hrs drive from Johannesburg and 3 and a half hrs drive from Durban.  An ideal overnight stop for travellers to the Northern Natal coastal areas and Mozambique.



Enjoy a comfortable stay in a warm, friendly atmospfere with a guarantee of personal touch and safety.  The spacious, individually decorated rooms are air conditioned, serviced daily, tea/coffee trays and bath/shower en-suite and have TV with M-Net.  Other facilities include swimming pool, braai area, self catering kitchen,  as well as internet. 



Enjoy leisurely poolside breakfasts before setting out to explore the surroundings.  Supper can be enjoyed at our local restaurants. 



Pongola is also surrounded by game farms/reserves .  It's on the doorstep of the Jozini dam, famous for it's tiger fish.



Pongola offers: - An airfield, private hospital, restaurants, golf course and variety of shops.
from R800

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

Tamboti Ridge B & B

14 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Situated in a lovely sub-tropical garden with a breathtaking view up the Pongola River, it is ideally located 1km off the N2 Highway...
Situated in a lovely sub-tropical garden with a breathtaking view up the Pongola River, it is ideally located 1km off the N2 Highway between Pongola and Mkuze at the T-junction to Golela. Tamboti Ridge Ranch is an established sugar and game farm situated in the peaceful beauty of the Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal bushveld. It is an ideal stop over point when travelling between Johannesburg, Kruger Park or Swaziland and the Zululand Resorts such as Sodwana Bay, Kosi bay, St.Lucia and Hluhluwe and Mfolozi Reserves or Southern Mozambique Resorts such as Ponta Do Ouro. Dinner can be arranged by prior booking at our up market game lodge, SHAYAMOYA, where you can enjoy the dramatic views and camaraderie at the bar. We serve a 4-course meal in the Bundu Pot restaurant, or a traditional braai outdoor at the Boma. ACCOMMODATION Our cottage has four bedrooms, all with air-conditioning and ceiling fans, TV’s and bar fridges. Each room is en-suite with a bath and shower. The spacious rooms lead out onto a wooden deck where you can relax and enjoy the spectacular sunsets. We operate on a Bed & Breakfast basis. We also operate on a self-catering basis with a fully equipped kitchen and braai area.   We have an attractive TV lounge (DSTV)  and a separate dining area although wholesome farm-style breakfasts are served in the family homestead. WHAT TO DO Relax under the beautiful trees, listen to the variety of birdcalls. Swim lengths in the large pool, which is situated next to the braai area. Take a walk around the ranch. Our property is adjacent to the Pongola Nature Reserve and the Pongolapoort Lake. Bring your own boats and tackle the challenge of tiger fishing! Depending on availability, guests may take part in activities which Shayamoya Tiger Fishing and Game Lodge conduct - Game drives, sundowner boat cruises, tiger fishing, elephant monitoring, rhino tracking, horse riding or canoeing.
from R800

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

Kastelein Guest House

Sleeps 7 in 3 rooms

Kastelein offers bed and breakfast accommodation to guests visiting this scenic part of KwaZulu-Natal. The charming colonial style building...
Kastelein offers bed and breakfast accommodation to guests visiting this scenic part of KwaZulu-Natal. The charming colonial style building is situated close to the N2 highway, midway between Durban and Johannesburg.

Kastelein is newly built and immaculate, small and never crowded, quiet and relaxed, charming and distinguished, and offers excellent value for money for the more discerning guest.

There are four uniquely decorated guest rooms, all of which have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, DStv, a kitchenette and a comfortable sitting area.
from R900

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

Rosegarden Guesthouse

22 Reviews
Sleeps 42 in 16 rooms

Rosegarden Guesthouse is a peaceful and intimate guesthouse with a “home away from home” atmosphere. Nestled in a tranquil and safe...
Rosegarden Guesthouse is a peaceful and intimate guesthouse with a “home away from home” atmosphere. Nestled in a tranquil and safe environment, this is an absolute must to stop over. The guesthouse is situated near Pongola on the N2 road between Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

We provide 12 private air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms, a TV and a bar fridge. Some of our regular guests make use of our main guesthouse for bigger groups or a family. Facilities available within a 6 km range include restaurants and fuel stations, bird viewing, conference centres, a nine-hole golf course, squash, bowls and tennis.

Pongola is on the Kingfisher Tourism Route and hosts a broad spectrum of activities like tiger fishing at the Jozini Dam, game viewing at Ithala Game Reserve, bass fishing and lots more. For a peaceful and quiet holiday, visit us and enjoy a walk in our garden with roses, orchids, cycads and many more. Guests are coming back time and again for our famous breakfast and farm-style cooking.

We hope to meet you soon. Rooms are available now with DStv compact.
from R700

Pongola Self-catering Units

Sleeps 32 in 8 rooms

Situated in the small town of Pongola, Pongola Self-catering Units offers affordable accommodation...
Situated in the small town of Pongola, Pongola Self-catering Units offers affordable accommodation to corporate and leisure travellers visiting this part of KwaZulu-Natal.

The complex has eight fully furnished units, of which each has two bedrooms accommodating four guests. Each unit also has a comfortable lounge with a TV and DStv access, as well as a well-equipped kitchen for all of your self-catering needs.

The complex acts as a great place to enjoy a tranquil getaway, or as an ideal stopover option for guests en route to Swaziland or Mozambique. The complex is also close to the Pongola Nature Reserve and the Pongaloapoort Dam, making it a great choice for water- and nature enthusiasts.
from R720

Kwa-Lala B&B Lodge

6 Reviews
Sleeps 40 in 20 rooms

Kwa-Lala B&B Lodge is found in Pongola in KwaZulu-Natal and with 20 bedrooms this is the perfect place for groups or individual travellers....
Kwa-Lala B&B Lodge is found in Pongola in KwaZulu-Natal and with 20 bedrooms this is the perfect place for groups or individual travellers. Kwa-Lala Villa has easy access to many private games reserves and other attractions.

The twenty bedroom units have double beds and en-suite bathrooms with showers. The bedrooms are equipped with bar fridges, TVs and air-conditioners ensuring a comfortable stay. Guests are able to make use of the swimming pool, braai area and laundry room. There is safe parking for vehicles. Dinner can be arranged by prior notice.

Pongolapoort Game Reserve is home to the Pongolapoort Dam known as Lake Jozini, which is known for its great tiger fishing. Visitors can launch their boats here or just drive around the reserve enjoying the beauty of the land. The areas around the reserve are mainly protected or run as private game reserves. Pongola boats a 9-hole golf course as well as other sporting facilities.
from R800

Nkonkoni Fishing Camp

1 Review
Sleeps 41 in 8 rooms

Nkonkoni Fishing Camp is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve in the beautiful Pongolapoort Biosphere. The camps is located close to...
Nkonkoni Fishing Camp is situated within the Pongola Game Reserve in the beautiful Pongolapoort Biosphere. The camps is located close to the southern shores of the Pongolapoort Jozini Dam, in the bird sanctuary part of the biosphere, and overlooks the western escarpment of the majestic Lebombo Mountains and the endless savannah woodland of northern Zululand.

Accommodation is offered in self-catering Chalets and Safari Tents. Each chalet sleeps up to four guests, is air-conditioned, and equipped with a fridge-freezer, mini stove and oven, cutlery and crockery, linen and bath towels. Each chalet also has a private outdoor shower, a bathroom with either a Victorian or a spa bath, a separate toilet, a private boma with braai facilities, use of a central boma with DStv, fire pit and additional cooking facilities and use of a communal splash pool.

Each Safari Tent sleeps up to seven guests and is equipped with fans, a fridge-freezer, cutlery and crockery, linen and bath towels. Each tent has its own private bathroom facilities with an outdoor shower and toilet, a private boma for cooking with a two-plate gas cooker and braai facilities, use of a central boma with DStv, viewing deck, fire pit and additional cooking facilities, as well as use of a communal splash pool.

The Pongolapoort Dam, with its variety of wildlife, is referred to as a mini-Kariba and some of the animals which may be seen include elephant, buffalo, rhino, leopard, giraffe and many species of antelope. The dam is also home to hippos, crocodiles and of course, the fighting tiger fish. The dam covers approximately 16,000 hectares, with a river stretch of approximately 5 km. Fishing takes place from boats and we support the catch and release method.
from R520

Pongola Tropical

4 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 2 rooms

Pongola Tropical is located in the sub-tropical town of Pongola, which is situated in the heart of the prosperous sugar cane plantations of...
Pongola Tropical is located in the sub-tropical town of Pongola, which is situated in the heart of the prosperous sugar cane plantations of Northern KwaZulu-Natal. Pongola is also the last residential stop on the way to the much sought-after holiday destinations of Kosi Bay, Sodwana Bay, Mozambique, and Swaziland.

Pongola Tropical is easily accessible from the N2, and its lush garden hosts numerous species of bird life. The guest house boasts a full complement of four-bed chalets, well suited for all - the weary business traveller looking for that home away from home, group travellers seeking refuge after hours of travelling and even those young at heart.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Pongola Tropical offers barbecue facilities where guests can sit back around a roaring fire and enjoy the peace and tranquility under a star-filled African sky.
from R600

Esikhotheni Bushcamp

6 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Situated on Esikhotheni farm, which forms part of the Pongola Game Reserve South bordering on the famous Jozini Lake where the infamous...
Situated on Esikhotheni farm, which forms part of the Pongola Game Reserve South bordering on the famous Jozini Lake where the infamous Tiger Fish has eluded countless fishermen.

Esikhotheni Bush Camp consists of a large elevated deck, situated on the Mpeti Stream, able to comfortably accommodate a maximum of 10 people; bedding and towels supplied, sleeping either inside the wood cabin, or on the deck, weather permitting - an experience not to be missed. No individual rooms. The open rondawels kitchen is fully kitted for the self-catering guest including a fridge and freezer, stove, etcetera, and is serviced daily. Firewood and ice are supplied at no extra charge.

Whilst the very unique bathroom, situated off the deck, partially surrounded by bush, boasts 5 star facilities, the sense of bush belonging is overwhelming with the huge windows allowing one to observe or be observed transforming the most mundane of activities into an unforgettable experience.
from R700

Pro-Team Lodge

Sleeps 20 in 10 rooms

Nestled at the foothills of the Lebombo mountain range, Pro-Team Lodge is located in Pongola, a small town just 10 km from the Swaziland...
Nestled at the foothills of the Lebombo mountain range, Pro-Team Lodge is located in Pongola, a small town just 10 km from the Swaziland border, surrounded by sugarcane and subtropical fruit plantations.

Enjoy a comfortable stay in a warm, friendly atmosphere, with an assurance of personal touch and safety. The spacious, individually furnished en-suite bedrooms are air conditioned and offer DStv, flat screen TVs and a daily room service. Other facilities include a braai area, a large area for all occasions and Internet.

Wedged between the Swaziland border and the rushing Phongolo River, the town of Pongola is rich in Anglo and Zulu Boer War history. It is ideally located within two hours' drive of the southern gates of the Kruger National Park and many tourist attractions, including local game reserves such as the Pongola Nature Reserve, where uniquely you can view wildlife from a boat on the dam.
from R1300

Cococabana Guest House

Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Cococabana Guest House is a small and intimate guest house offering a homely and elegant ambiance to fit your mood after a hard day's work...
Cococabana Guest House is a small and intimate guest house offering a homely and elegant ambiance to fit your mood after a hard day's work and travel. Our guest house is situated in the tranquil town of Pongola, it is easy to access from the N2 and very close to numerous game farms and reserves.

The home provides six air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Tea and coffee trays and hairdryers are available in the rooms. The Lion's Bar, swimming pool and braai facilities are popular with guests. Other facilities available include laundry and tumble-drying facilities, a lock-up safe, secure parking, satellite television in the rooms and sumptuous breakfasts on the pool deck. Dinner and lunch are optional and can be booked.

Our property is across the road from a golf course and other facilities within a 5 km radius include, squash, bowls, birdwatching, conference facilities, restaurants and fuel stations.
from R700

Koppie Alleen B&B

Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Koppie Alleen is a small and exclusive 4 Star guest house establishment situated in a beautiful garden just 2 km from Pongola on the R66 to...
Koppie Alleen is a small and exclusive 4 Star guest house establishment situated in a beautiful garden just 2 km from Pongola on the R66 to Nongoma. Koppie Alleen is an ideal stopover en route to Sodwana, Ponta do Ouro, Mkuze, Itala, Kosi Bay, St Lucia and Hluhluwe Game Reserve.

We offer spacious en-suite bedrooms with air-conditioning and satellite TV in our lounge. A self-catering cottage with air-conditioning and satellite TV is also available, and our property is enclosed with an electric fence for security.
from R600
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