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About Nibela Lake Lodge

Nibela Lake Lodge is situated in one of Africa's world heritage sites; it has a unique diversity of scenery, fauna and flora, and forms part of the iSimangaliso Wetlands Park Greater St Lucia.The 11 thatched chalets, cradled high up in the forest, are inter-connected by spectacular raised wooden walkways that lead to the main complex. Nibela also offers luxurious self-catering lodges built on stilts amongst the trees and the sand forest, tastefully decorated with wide wooden decks and offering panoramic views of the Tewate Wilderness area.Guides conduct informative and exciting trails, where guests will see small game, abundant birdlife and marvel at ancient fossils. Quad-biking or visits to the Mangwazi Caves can also be undertaken. Nibela Lake Lodge is conveniently located for tours to surrounding game reserves to view the Big 5, and nearby attractions include beautiful beaches, deep-sea fishing and diving on a number of reefs, mountain trails, cultural activities, and a number of historical sites.

Spa: Various packages on offer at the Bush SPA. Rates available on request.

Family friendly: Children can enjoy a games room with a pool table and darts. We have garden chess, a trampoline, a jungle gym, putt-putt and Zulu dancing on request. Fishing and lake cruises.

  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 30
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 14 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


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

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Reviews for Nibela Lake Lodge

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quentin wadmore, South Africa
03 January 2017

Hibesides the lake been so dry the stay was great and enjoyed the Quad bike trails food was good and a very peaceful place to stay thanks guys for a great time

Janine Sears, South Africa
24 August 2016

The unfortunate drought has a major impact on the beauty of the location. when the lake fills up again it will be a fantastic destination.The food is excellent, the accommodation is good and the cost of refreshments very reasonable.A very peaceful getaway!

Werner de Lange, South Africa
11 July 2016

Well done guys. You are setting the benchmark on you price category at the moment. Great service and well trained staff.Compared to 3 other accom offerings in the area, your customer service came out tops!Cal recommend to fellow Durbanites!

Ralph Reed, South Africa
23 May 2015

Nibble Lodge really impressed me with the great service and food menu. This was our third stay there and every time its been better and better. The staff are so friendly and always helpful and pleasant as if you were the most important customer in the resort. The food was great and the puddings were devine.I cannot recommend a better place than this to have a great stay. I can see why they are receiving all the awardsOh I almost  Lucky and the quad bike rides a real thrill through the trails to the fossils.Thanks Sarel and Melanie

Annique Oosthuizen, South Africa
28 February 2015

We had a fantastic time at Nibela for our anniversary.  The honeymoon suite is beautiful and has a spectacular view.  A special thanks to Sarel who explained to us where to find the very special Rosy-throated  Longclaw and what a sighting it was!  Our only regret was that we didn't stay longer!

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Nibela Lake Lodge is 16.4km from the centre of Hluhluwe , the nearest airport 115.2km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling