An extraordinary destination where royal treatment is normal to each day, and no two days are the same, making this concealed, unscathed paradise worthwhile exploring.
Six luxurious river suites capture nature through ceiling-high windows and private viewing decks across the river. Each suite accommodates two adults with an air conditioned lounge, bedroom, bathroom , separate shower and toilet, safe, bath robes, fully stocked mini-bar and a tea and coffee tray.
Built in a shape of a Zulu shield and decorated in a typical Zulu style with a colourful modern touch, all suites are easily accessible from the main lodge.
Umntwana Honeymoon Suites
Umntwana, means "a child of Royalty" in Zulu. Slip into a nirvana in this private kingdom with high thatched ceilings and glass walls. An open-plan design with spacious deck, a private bubble pool and hammock overlooking the river, truly spell royal dwellings?, whilst an air-conditioned bedroom and lounge, fully stocked mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and en-suite bathroom , transports lovers into a fantasy world of their own where nothing else matters.
Also known as "IsiGodlo" meaning a Chief residence, is our private house which overlooks the meandering Mkuze River and is perfectly positioned to capture every African sunset which adorns the rolling hills in this pristine Zululand wilderness. Exclusive, private and located a leopard?s leap away from the main lodge, this hidden gem accommodating four deserving guests offers a share of paradise. The spacious lounge entices with large leather sofa's, a centered fireplace and bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms all opening up onto a large wooden viewing deck, giving sweeping views of the valleys and wildlife below. The splash pool provides cool relief on warm days.
Game Drive Safaris
Imagine close encounters with newborn cheetah cubs, or being the prime witness to a daring lion fight. Amakhosi guides are well qualified and extremely committed to the environment, and look forward to taking you on a journey of discovery where you are at one with your surroundings.
A bush walk brings you closer to the heartbeat of the bush, submitting yourself to the mercy of nature.
Knowledgeable guides know exactly where to take their guests for exciting, yet safe encounters with pristine fauna and flora.
Frogging Safaris - seasonal and weather permitting
Game walks of a different kind. From November to March each year, when the rains come, Amakhosi invites guests to discover the fascinating world of amphibians.
Night safaris with qualified guides take you deep into the bush to marvel the spectrum of colours and the loud calling of mating frogs.
Life in the bush is a unique experience where relaxation is the order of the day. A qualified masseuse offers Aromatherapy treatments, including full body Swedish and stress relief back massages.
Perfect to awaken all the senses in the privacy of your suite.
Nights under the starlit skies of Zululand are utterly unforgettable, and our arranged trips to a nearby local village is an African experience that should not be missed. Experience first-hand the rich culture and unique crafts that makes this unique culture a tourist's delight.
From the moment you arrive, feel the caring touch of Amakhosi splendor. Herewith some practical information for you when visiting the Lodge.
On the banks of Zululand's Mkuze River in our very own Amakhosi Private Game Reserve.
Nights under the starlit skies of Zululand are utterly unforgettable, as are the days spent in the diverse terrain of this private reserve. Near by you can visit from Mozambique to the beautiful heritage site of St Lucia and of course the battlefields.
In Room Facilities:
In our Luxury River Suites with private viewing deck, seperate lounge, seperate bedroom, seperate bathroom and seperate shower
In our Umntwana Honeymoon Suites with plunge pool on the private viewing deck, open plan bedroom & lounge, seperate bathroom with shower and seperate toilet
Game & Wildlife
A blend of savannah, wetlands and mountains, being home to Big 5' game, cheetah as well as 15 species of antelope over 420 species of birds can been seen along with an interesting variety of frogs