Ithala - Ntshondwe View
Ithala - Ntshondwe Restaurant View
Ithala - Ntshondwe Camp View
Ithala - River Scenic Landscape
Ithala - Mhlangeni Bush Lodge
Ithala - Ntshondwe

Ithala Rules and Regulations


  • These rules are an extract from the full reserve regulations which may be read at Ntshondwe Resort reception or at the field staff office are intended to enhance your enjoyment of your visit.
  • Please observe them.
  • We wish you a pleasant and rewarding stay in Ithala Game Reserve.
  • Please drive slowly. The speed limit is 40 km/h.
  • The best speed for game viewing is below 20 km/h.
  • Please stay within 2 m of your vehicle.
  • It is only safe to walk in the reserve if accompanied by a ranger or field ranger.
  • Appreciate the beauty of your surroundings and leave them free of litter, so that others may appreciate it as well. Stay on the roads and observe any "No Entry" signs.
  • Please note that the Provincial Traffic Ordinance applies within the reserve.
  • Obey traffic rules.
  • Make fires only where braai units are provided.
  • Firewood and/or charcoal is available for sale at the Ntshondwe Resort Curio shop.
  • Please do not drive in the reserve outside the official hours:


  • Summer: 1 November – 28 February 05:00 - 19:00
  • Winter: 1 March - 31 October 06:00 - 18:00

Leave plants, animals and any geological or historical material undisturbed. Bush camps may only be viewed if prior arrangements have been made through the field staff office. This ruling is necessary to protect the privacy of the bush camp residents.

Ithala Gallery