The lodge is personally managed by the owners, Henk & Liezle Brink and is magnificently set in the heart of Zululand. The lodge is situated within the Manyoni Private Game Reserve (Big 5 Private Game Reserve) in KwaZulu-Natal, against the backdrop of the Lebombo Mountains.
Our main lodge features a comfortable and relaxed dining room, cozy lounge, bar, open fire place and a swimming pool with a thatched gazebo, offering our guest a welcome retreat after a day in the African bush.
Manyoni Private Game Reserve is an endangered species reserve of 24 000 hectares. It was recently proclaimed as a nature reserve and received international recognition for the introduction of 28 black rhino in 2005. The reserve has over 70 mammal species and among them are elephant, white and black rhino, buffalo, leopard, wild dog, spotted hyena, brown hyena, cheetah, African wildcat, serval, lynx, black back jackal, giraffe, zebra, blue wildebeest, nyala, impala, common reedbuck, warthog, waterbuck, bushpig, red & grey duiker, steenbuck, bush buck, mountain reedbuck, ostrich, red hartebeest and diverse birdlife of over 450 species.
In Room Facilities:
African Spirit Game Lodge accommodation is intimate and consists of 4 quaint, fully serviced chalets. Each comfortable and stylish chalet accommodates 2 people with an en-suit bathroom, air-conditioner, mini bar, ceiling fan, tea and coffee facilities.
Our self-catering 3-bedroom house (sleeps 6) has a spacious comfortable lounge area with a separate dining area, fully equipped open plan kitchen with electric stove, microwave oven and fridge/freezer. All linen, bedding, bath towels, kitchen utensils, crockery and a reasonable quantity of firewood /anthracite is supplied. Please bring your own card an decoder for full DSTV.
Intibane Self-catering unit: (Sleeps 4)
This unit features 2 en-suite bedrooms with an open plan kitchen/lounge area. It is fully equipped for self-catering with fridge, microwave, 2 plate stove with oven, cutlery and crockery. It also has its own private boma with braai facilities. Please bring your own card and decoder for full DSTV.
Day trips to various National Parks and Game Reserves are available, as well as these other day excursions:
Zulu Cultural Villages, Horse riding, Health Spas, Boat cruises on Lake St Lucia, Deep-sea fishing and whale watching, Scuba diving and snorkeling, Curio and jewellery shopping and Golf trips