Nhlonhlela Bush Lodge

Accommodation - Nhlonhlela Bush Lodge

  • This eight-bed lodge overlooks the fever treelined Nhlonhlela Pan.
  • All the units are en-suite and connected by board walks branching out from the communal lounge and kitchen.
  • A cook/caretaker is in attendance and a field ranger is available to take visitors on game walks.
  • This lodge is served by a solar powered lighting system.
  • Good torches and gas lights are recommended.

Visitor Activities

  • A road network of 100 km traverses a variety of bushveld habitats which offer excellent game-viewing.
  • Animals include: wild dog, black and white rhino, elephant, giraffe, nyala, blue wildebeest, warthog, hippo, impala and kudu.
  • Rare species occurring are hyena, suni and leopard.
  • Four game viewing hides are situated next to the Kubube, Kumasinga, Kwamalibala and Kumahlala pans.
  • More than 420 species of birds have been recorded .
  • Two bird-viewing hides have been erected next to the Nsumo Pan, where a wealth of waterfowl can be seen.
  • The Fig Forest Guided Walking Trail (guided by a field ranger) should not be missed. Short day walks (± 2 hours)
    conducted by a field ranger, may also be undertaken.
  • Night drives are also offered, giving visitors the opportunity to see some of the reserve’s nocturnal animals and birds.
  • A swimming pool is situated in the hutted camp and campsite respectively, strictly for accommodated guests only.
  • The Rhino Dine-O take-away situated near Mantuma is open from 07:00 - 09:30 for breakfast; 11:30 - 14:00 for
    lunch and 17:00 - 19:00 for dinner.

RATES: (Full Rates for 2012-2013)

1x8 bed Bush Lodge Min Charge: R2350 Pax: 6 Adult Supp: R390 Child Supp: R195


Please be aware that all bush camps can only be accessed by 4 x 4, 4 x 2 or SUV with high clearance due to the rugged terrain in which these bush lodges are located.