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About Amakhosi Safari Lodge

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.

Safari: Game drive safaris early morning and late afternoon, it allows guests to observe the Big 5. Walking Safaris are offered from the lodge, includes a combination of bush walking and game viewing. Seasonal Frogging Safaris from November/February.

Spa: Relax the body and bring harmony to the spirit. Amakhosi River Spa includes two treatment rooms, Africology range, snack bar, fully equipped gym, tranquillity area, adults only, infinity pool, sun garden, showers and change room.

Family friendly: Children are welcome, we have two rivers suites that can sleep 2 children under the age of 12 sharing with adults. However children under the age of 8 are not allowed on game vehicles unless a private vehicle is pre-booked at an additional cost.

Romantic: Amakhosi Safari Lodge is just the place. An extraordinary destination where royal treatment is normal to each day, and no two days are the same, making this concealed, unscathed African paradise worthwhile exploring.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 10 hours
  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 26
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


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


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Amakhosi Safari Lodge Map

Amakhosi Safari Lodge is 31.4km from the centre of Pongola , the nearest airport 72.4km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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