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About Gwahumbe Game and Spa

Gwahumbe Game and Spa offers guests the ultimate intimate, relaxing bush experience located in a malaria-free environment, easily accessible from both Durban and Pietermaritzburg. Be pampered with catered or self-catered accommodation and service in accordance with our AA Superior accreditation.

A wide variety of accommodation ranging from ultimate luxury to a rustic bush camp, together with excellent cuisine and a history of renowned good service and satisfaction, makes Gwahumbe Game and Spa a superb location to breakaway and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the bushveld.

Safari: Gwahumbe Game & Spa offers game drives in open 4×4 vehicles with a qualified field guide to ensure your safety and viewing experience. We have two 10-seater Landcruisers…

Spa: The Spa@Gwahumbe is set in it's own tranquil private garden and has massage and steam rooms. Individual treatments or day or night packages that are available. Qualified therapists provide a full range of treatments

Wedding Venues: 60 guests fit comfortably in our venue and our friendly staff will ensure that the event flows effortlessly while maintaining the warm, family ambience.

Conference Venues: CONFERENCE FACILITIES Room U-Shape School Room Theatre Style Banquet Style Conference Room 23 36 70 50

Family friendly: Gwahumbe is a perfect family destination. Kids can be entertained with game drives or walks by qualified rangers. The main lodge hosts a jungle gym and playground.

Romantic: Gwahumbe offers the ultimate in romantic getaways. The top choice is the Pamper Package which includes one night’s accommodation, a private dinner at the Hydro Bath, sparkling wine, breakfast and a game drive as well as a spa treatments. .

  • Response Rate: 82%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 16 hours
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 40
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


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

Important Information

A 10% service fee will be charged on Food and Beverage bills for groups of 10 people or more. Also applicable for Conference Groups.

Availability and pricing

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Gwahumbe Game and Spa Map

Gwahumbe Game and Spa is 0.3km from the centre of Mid Illovo , the nearest airport 74.2km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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