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About Gecko Inn

Gecko Inn is located in the City of Umhlatuze, Richards Bay. KwaZulu-Natal is the true gateway to the most prestigious game parks, game lodges and sanctuaries in Zululand. Enjoy the best of both worlds, with the Indian Ocean and its beautiful beaches and the bushland where the Big 5 roam.

We offer exclusive accommodation in a secure and warm environment. Therefore our mission is to provide you with the best possible service and personal attention to detail. Whether you are a day visitor on a long trip through South Africa, or just visiting Richards Bay, rest assured in the knowledge Gecko Inn will provide in your every need.

An extensive breakfast buffet will ensure a good start to your day. The breakfast room is at your disposal throughout the morning. Sip on an ice cold beverage of your choice before treating your taste buds to a delectable light meal chosen from our large selection of delicious dinner dishes, to be enjoyed in our cosy lapa and bar area.

The town of Richards Bay is vibrant and fast becoming the North Coast holiday destination, offering spectacular scenery and unspoilt beaches. It is one of the closest sea destinations from Gauteng and enjoys a summer climate all year round. The town boasts the country’s largest harbour and some of its most magnificent wetland scenery.

Richards Bay has excellent recreational facilities and visitors can enjoy art galleries, fishing, beach combing, birdwatching, surfing, swimming, canoeing as well as some wonderful drives in and around Richards Bay.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 13 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 57
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • Tswana (Setswana)


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Gecko Inn

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Nadia du Preez, South Africa
29 September 2014

When I recently visited the inn My expectations of the place was exceeded! This is a beautiful place, but still needs a few improvements. Upon our arrival the staff were lounging about in the dining room/entrance, the receptionist was not very friendly with his greeting. The bedroom was stunning but there was no bath mat available, the coffee station seemed to be used and there was only one coffee cup available for my partner and I and the aircon leaked straight onto my head whilst I was sleeping (not pleasant at all!!). The food was also good but took an hour to arrive (only order a burger...
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Hlengiwe Sabela , South Africa
03 January 2012

We had a lovely stay at Gecko Inn, it's a very nice place for the whole family.

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Gecko Inn is 3.3km from the centre of Richards Bay , the nearest airport 86.1km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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