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About Emthunzini

Emthunzini is situated in the stunning little village of Hartbeespoort.

The backpackers has two units which sleep five each, this is ideal for a families or friends. The private rooms consist of three units with en-suite bathrooms, kitchenettes and DStv. A camp site is also now available. The bush tents and chalets each sleep two people. The property also offers guests braai facilities and secure parking.

We prefer not to accommodate bachelor or group parties but it is a perfect atmosphere to relax and enjoy nature. Come and enjoy the quiet. The Hartbeespoort area has many great attractions, including the Lesedi Cultural Village, the Magalies Park Golf Club and the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre.

  • Response Rate: 82%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 18 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 23
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 28 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Important Information

This is a backpacker accommodation shared with other guests. That means that you will be sharing a room with other guests in dorms. Private rooms are available for those who don't want to share a room and private rooms for guests with kids.

We do not accommodate large group parties or bachelor's parties.

Emthunzini Rooms

Reviews for Emthunzini

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Herbert Makgolane
10 June 2018

The dogs are friendly . Water wasn't that warm after few showers but otherwise it was a great stay

Henry Mukonoweshuro
01 April 2018

The accommodation was very very comfy. Would return foe.a longer stay. Kidz loves it

Naveen Varkey
19 March 2018

Samiksha Ramsundar
23 February 2018

My stay was peaceful. Only issue was at night we could hear the traffic on the road.

Nora Mokori
19 December 2017

They may try to improve the couches, but so far the place is beautiful. They must try to check their things before we leave, its so rude to call someone ask her about your lost towel

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Emthunzini is 4.6km from the centre of Hartbeespoort Dam , the nearest airport 27.4km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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