This BIG 5 MULTI AWARD WINNING FAMILY RUN SAFARI LODGE is located in the 54 000acre Manyoni Private Game Reserve, offering spectacular views and luxurious well appointed stone and thatch chalets. Enjoy peace and tranquility in your hammock or private plunge pool. Indulge in tantalising cuisine and hand select wine from our unique multi-award winning cellar.
Join a Big 5 game drive to encounter Africa's endangered species or join your ranger for an incredible wildlife experience relaxing in our superb hide to watch as an array of animals come down to drink.
Our guided walking safaris offer an intimate encounter with the African bush veld and Big 5 animals. Let our qualified guides take you to places beyond the reach of our vehicles.
Entrust us with those special occasions. Our picture perfect backdrop lends itself as an intimate setting for a romantic wedding, honeymoon or just a well deserved break.
This Big 5, multi-award winning, Family Run Safari Lodge is located high up in the wild secluded hills of the 54 000acre Manyoni Private Game Reserve, with spectacular views overlooking a vast stretch of unspoilt bush veld and riverine forests, from the Umsunduze River meandering below to the distant Lebombo Mountains. Join us in an environment where conservation is of utmost importance and a priority in our everyday living.
A warm welcome awaits you at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge where we will care for your every need in a peaceful atmosphere. Relax in the comfort of our beautiful lounge and dining room or dine under the stars at night where our sought after chef has prepared traditional South African tantalising cuisine. Select a bottle of wine from our unique multi-award winning cellar.
Your luxurious well appointed stone and thatch chalet with double basins, large vanity area and open shower, provides a haven of peace and tranquility where you can watch the sun and moon rise over the African horizon. By day, relax in your hammock or private plunge pool and watch eagles soar at eye level over the plain below and by night, marvel at the magnificence of the African night sky. Entrust us with those special occasions. The picture perfect backdrop of the African bush veld lends itself as a perfect setting for a romantic wedding, honeymoon or just a well deserved break.
The highlight of your stay... Take a Big 5 game drive to get up close and personal with some of Africa's endangered species such as the Black Rhino, Cheetah, Brown Hyena and Wild Dog. Best of all enjoy sundowners amidst the lush Zululand bush veld.
Stretching from St Lucia in the south to Kosi Bay in the north, across the Lubombo Mountains in the west and including the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Game Park. The Elephant Coast as destination is not only home to the Big Five, but also to all that the iSimangaliso Wetland Park offers sightings of whales, turtles, protected reefs and a pristine, protected coastline.
The Hluhluwe iMfolozi Game Park covers a combined area of 96 000ha and it was here that the white rhino was saved from extinction. A visit to this world renowned game reserve will also bring you into contact with the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino - as well as encounters of the natural kind with a wide variety of other indigenous game.
The World Heritage site of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park boasts five distinctive eco-systems ranging from sub-tropical seas, coral reefs and unspoiled sandy beaches to lush forests, grassy plains, dry savanna and reed and papyrus wetlands.
The entire Elephant Coast is a bird watcher's paradise, with sightings ranging from the ubiquitous pelicans and flamingos of Lake St. Lucia to rarer locals such as Rudd's Apalis, the Pink throated Twinspot and Lemon-breasted Canary.
There is an endless amount to see, and to do in
Elephant Coast that no visitor can simply pass through without exploring further.
Wildlife opportunities range from privately owned parks to national game reserves, which include the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Game Park. The park covers approximately 96000 ha and was established in 1895. Operation Rhino was introduced in the 1960's, which resulted in the growth of the white rhino population in South Africa from approximately 500 rhino's in 1960 to its current capacity of nearly 6000. At least a fifth of the world population of black and white rhino are found in the park. The park is a superb wildlife haven and has a variety of species.
The area with its astonishing variety of habitats gives rise to a multiplicity of fauna and flora, unrivaled anywhere in South Africa.
In Room Facilities:
Tea & Coffee Facilities
Mini Bar Facilities
This self drive attraction is one of the most amazing experiences in Zululand - 'Elephant Education'. As you approach the seating area, you are welcomed by 3 enormous African Elephants - Rambo, Rachael and Jabulani. Rambo, it has been said is the 2nd largest male African Elephant in our area. Once seated, you will be educated about the anatomy and behavior of the African Elephant, additionally the Amazing story of Rambo and Rachael will be told to you.