DescriptionBig Five Private Game Reserve with 5 Star Game Lodge and Luxury Tented Lodge.
Situated between the Kruger National Park and the Zululand Coast - the same Africa, a different world!
The Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve is beautifully situated in the heart of historic Zululand in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Mkuze Falls is one of only two Private Game Reserves in the region where you can view the Big 5 - lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, elephant and for bird lovers, nearly 400 species of birds are resident.
For those seeking a little adventure, there is the magnificent Maputaland coast to explore and fishing is available on Pongolapoort Dam. The Zululand Battlefields are in close proximity and there are many sites of historical importance to visit. The Reserve is located on land that once formed part of the Boer Republic , created when the pioneer leader, Piet Retief, bought the land from Dingaan, half- brother of the great Zulu King, Shaka.
You are invited to stay with us and enjoy our beautiful Falls Lodge or base your safari at our Tented Lodge (situated near to a tributary of the Mkuze River). Experience the unique richness that this peaceful part of Africa has to offer.
It is a place of pure tastes and simple delights, celebrating the thrill of nature.
This is the place with the sound and beauty of water falling...
This seeps into your soul...
THE FALLS LODGE :-Mkuze Falls Game Lodge consists of eight thatched chalets, a safari suite and a central complex, which are built on raised wooden platforms and have spacious verandas. These private balconies provide stunning views of the Falls or the perennial Mkuze River to the hills beyond.
The centrally located facilities include a pleasant dining area, a comfortable lounge, an indoor pub, a shady terrace and a swimming pool.
There is also a fully equipped, air conditioned conference room catering for 18 participants.
The large lounge leads onto a spacious viewing deck which is built over the sloping riverbank. This verandah provides panoramic views of the winding Mkuze River and the wild, untamed landscape beyond. In the heat of the day, you can relax under the shady palm trees and take a refreshing swim in the sparkling pool. In the evenings, enjoy some lively entertainment provided by the energetic, traditional Zulu dancers.
Highly experienced kitchen and waiting staff have been trained to indulge and delight the most discerning guests. The menu varies daily and features a host of South African dishes including local venison specialities during the hunting season. Vegetarian meals are prepared on request. In fine weather, dinner or a South African braai (barbecue) is served in the Boma
THE TENTED LODGE :-Mkuze Falls Game Reserve now offers a new and adventurous experience at their Tented Lodge.
Five Hemingway -style East African safari tents are uniquely situated on the Mkuze River, where a wide variety of animals come to drink.
East African, Hemingway-style tents are built on raised wooden decks
The tents are built on wooden decks raised on stilts with beautiful views of the lush countryside.
The facilities include a lounge, bar, boma and swimming pool.
Safaris or game drives take place in the early morning, late afternoon and early evening. The game drives are led by experienced game rangers and trained nature guides. Guests are encouraged to involve themselves in the safari experience by asking questions and interacting with their ranger. You will find that the expertise of the rangers and guides is invaluable as they have an amazing ability to spot game in situations where the untrained eye sees nothing...
In the heat of the day, you can relax under the shady palm trees and take a refreshing swim in the sparkling pool. In the evenings, enjoy some lively entertainment provided by the energetic, traditional Zulu dancers.
DirectionsMkuze Falls is strategically positioned on the Kruger Park-Swaziland-Durban (N2>