This intimate and beautiful hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendors of this rich and diverse region during game drives, guided walks and boat cruises in the company of knowledgeable rangers. Back at the hotel, the spa offers a range of skin and body treatments and healthy lunches in a tranquil environment. Those who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the warmth of the African sun will find their respite at the poolside within the glorious gardens of Ghost Mountain Inn. Wedding and meeting packages are available.
Situated in picturesque northern KwaZulu Natal, within easy reach of several game and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast. This location allows for the exploration of many diverse activities and attractions, either as a self-drive, or with our Safari Company, which offers game drives, boat cruises, tiger fishing, acclaimed birding and cultural excursions.
Hike up Ghost Mountain and take in the heart stopping view of the Lebombo Mountain Range and the plains beyond. Nature lovers will enjoy the Mkhuze Game Reserve, where the range of wildlife includes both black and white rhino.
The area is a bird watcher's paradise with the endemic Pinkthroated Twinspot, Rudd's Apalis and Neergard's Sunbird, among many other specials such as African Broadbill and Green malkoha. Enjoy a guided walk through the rare and unique giant sycamore fig forest and hear the haunting cries of the Trumpeter Hornbill echo through the treetops.
Take a trip to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park - a Word Heritage Site - Hluhluwe-Umfolosi Game Reserve, Ndumu Reserve or Tembe Elephant Park, home to the last wild elephants in South Africa.
Visit unspoilt Kosi bay and see the traditional reed fish kraals used for centuries by the Tonga people. Lake Sibaya is an ancient inland lake and nearby Sodwana is one of the world's top scuba diving and fishing destinations, where the waters along this pristine coastline are warm and crystal clear all year round.
The Elephant Coast, situated in the north-eastern part of KwaZulu-Natal, borders Swaziland in the north-west and Mozambique in the north. This area is commonly known too as Zululand and Maputaland. The area offers an unforgettable opportunity to retrace the paths of past traders, explorers, and tribesmen, to view traditional homesteads amongst tribal communities and to revel in the areas unspoilt beauty.
Ghost Mountain Inn provides an ideal base to explore all that the area has to offer.
Why not go south to Lake St Lucia, a World Heritage site and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, north to Ndumu Game Reserve or Tembe Elephant Park, home to the last wild elephants of southern Africa, or view traditional fish kraals at Kosi Bay?
A trip eastward will lead you to Lake Sibaya or Sodwana Bay, where endless golden sand hugs the coastline of Maputaland and some of the best snorkelling and scuba diving reefs are to be found
In Room Facilities:
All Rooms Feature:
Tea and Coffee making Facilities,
Twice Daily Housekeeping Service,
Air conditioning, Fans and heating,
Safes and Mini Bars
Top 10 Things to Do at the Ghost Mountain Inn:
1 Discover amazing Wildlife in any one of the many Game Parks
2 View elephant swimming from the boat cruise on Lake Jozini
3 Visit a local Zulu homestead
4 Pamper yourself with a Terres d'Afrique body treatments using organic African products in the Spa
5 Hike to the top of Ghost Mountain learn about the Battle of Tshaneni and view the spectacular scenery
6 Enjoy a sundowner from the top of the Lebombo cliffs watching the sunset across the valley and mountains in the distance
7 Learn to stick fight with local Zulu boys
8 Explore Mkhuze Game Reserve on foot
9 Go back to school. Attend a class at Mtwazi Combined School
10 Seek out some of the over 420 species of birds in this birding mecca