Situated on 4 hectares of forested hillside overlooking the Umfolozi flood plain, next to a private game reserve, Umfolozi River Lodge is the ideal getaway for both the businessman and family alike, while the location, approximately 30 minutes from St Lucia, the Richards Bay airport, Mapelane beach and the world-renowned Umfolozi / Hluhluwe Game Reserve makes it the perfect base from which to explore all that Zululand has to offer.
This Lodge spans across two properties, and is 3.9Ha and the other is approximately 9.5Ha.
The Lodge is based on which includes 12 furnished rooms (40 beds total) with dedicated parking area, as well as 4 outside flatlets each with own space and one with a undercover parking based more privately to the rear.
The Lodge itself has a restaurant with massive dining area, Bar, shop as well as braai and pool table for entertainment. It also has a big screen for events or sports with more than enough seating to host a large crowd of guests.
At the front of the lodge is a Caravan park with 6 stands and an ablution facility for guests to make use of. There is also a picnic area that spans across to the other part where the pool is located that can also entertain a large number of guests as well as functions. This area is also kitted with running water and the pool has a waterslide for the kids to enjoy.
The Lodge has a Bird park with +/-30 cages which has a deck for functions and also weddings and here you would find reptiles as well as a Ostrich that greets you as you enter. For the kids there is a play area at the rear of the Lapa with animals like Bunnies and Pigs to feed as well as swings and jumping castle.
On the back end of the property you will find residential housing which includes 1 x 3 Bedroom Home, 5 x 2 Bedroom Homes and 3 x Bachelor Flats all with own yard space. There is also a small nursery section which is used for growing 6 different Palms as well as Coconut trees.
Further to the rear you will find a workshop section with a vehicle lock up yard, huge warehouse that can also be converted into a home as well a 5 fully kitted Chicken Coops. Here is also the tractor shed.
The bush that surround this host about +-200 Pecanut trees as well as Litchi and Mango trees.
The property also has a over 100 Cycads growing all over that enhances the beauty of this Lodge.
There are 3 x 10 000 liter Jo-Jo Tanks that can supply the whole property. There are also 2 strong boreholes that supplies water to the property.
It also has a 37KVA Generator to assist whenever there is a power cut.
There is a camera system for security as well as a guard that adds to security of the premises.
A well established property and well known amongst our community.