Experience true Africa in the heart of Zululand only 2 hours from Durban
A nature lovers delight with bird life in abundance, 20 minutes away form the St Lucia wetlands, craft markets, beaches, and world famous game reserves boasting black and white rhino, elephant, buffalo, giraffe and much more.
A warm hospitable welcome and quality service awaits you at Wendy's Country Lodge.
Set in a magnificent tropical garden, this charming old fashioned home has luxury en-suite accommodation with 4 romantic honeymoon suites and family cottage, guest lounge and television room.
Wendy's Country House is a colonial style home set in an acre of tropical garden in the suburb of Riverview, part of Mtubatuba.
All rooms are either en-suite or have private bathrooms. The entire lodge is air conditioned.
We cater for the concerned traveller, honeymoon couples or tour groups. The excellent kitchen and new dinning room is fully licensed where dinner is served every evening except on Sundays.
You may enjoy your favourite sudowners served on the veranda or bar followed by a delicious dinner prepared by our top chef.
Part of the service we offer our guests is to assist them in the planning of outings to enable them to get the most of their time.
We both have extensive knowledge of Northern Zululand as we have lived here for over 20 years and have a keen interest in all activities relating to the outdoors.
Wendys Country Lodge offers luxury en suite bed & breakfast accommodation.
All bedrooms are twins or doubles and have shower and/or bath, ceiling fans, air conditioning, tea trays and fresh flowers.
The rooms have garden views, and two have private patios.
Honeymooners are fully catered for in our charming honeymoon suite.
We can also offer a family cottage that sleeps up to 5 people.
Wendys Country Lodge Activities:
We are conveniently placed for many tourist activities being halfway between the Umfolozi / Hluhluwe parks and St Lucia Wetlands area.
Situated adjacent to the Umfolozi Country Club offering golf, tennis, squash, bowls and an excellent restaurant.
Umfolozi - Hluhluwe Park which has the big 5. Of special note is the rhino population.
Being in a relatively high rainfall area, the carying capacity is high and there is plenty of game to see.
It is advisable to give yourselves 2 days for game viewing.
The Dumazulu tradition kraal is only 20 minutes drive north of Riverview and caters for tourists wishing to experience the Zulu culture without too much commercialism.
Emdoneni - cheetah breeding:
This breeding facility is situated next door to the Zulu cultural center and is well worth a visit.
Numerous walking trails are available. One of the most popular is the Mziki trail where sightings of crocodiles, hippos, water birds and buck are almost guaranteed.
St Lucia Wetlands:
Is a declared world heritage site. Several excellent boat tours are available covering various parts of the lake.
The main attractions are: Hippos, crocodiles, fish eagles, golliath herons, pelicans and a host of other bird life.
Cape Vidal (part of St Lucia wetlands area) has safe swimming and good snorkeling where numerous tropical fish can be seen.
Mission rocks (on the way to Cape Vidal) has beautiful walks along a secluded beach.
The St Lucia estuary and beach has numerous tourist related activities.
Mapelane is situated to the south of St Lucia and is a little out of the way but has a charm and beauty of its own.
Excellent fishing in the estuary, along the beaches and deep sea.
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Wendys Country Lodge Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 4
Very warm welcome and excellent cuisine - a restful address.
Rating: Reviewed by Frïdïrique Corbel over a year ago
Our holiday at Wendy´s was the best of all! We are so greatful for Wendy and Tony´s way to take care of our family. Thank you.
Rating: Reviewed by Jens Willum Larsen over a year ago
Nice place, good food, proper staff and central between game parks and the coast. Wendy en Tony have a beautifull B&B.
Rating: Reviewed by Jan en Tineke Smit over a year ago
Helpfully and warmly hosts who give lots of advice. We enjoyed the comfortable room and the fantastic food. We recommend Wendy´s Country Lodge!
Rating: Reviewed by Bernhard Schrott over a year ago
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Umfolozi River lodge & Bird Park, the ideal getaway for both the businessman and family alike. Come and relax in our tranquil surroundings and experience our hospitality!