Enjoy nature at it's best at our intimate, exclusive 10 bed Safari lodge in environs of World Natural Heritage Site, with abundant wildlife and over 340 bird species. Close to big five Hluhluwe and Mkuze Game Reserves, cultural venues and Sodwana Bay.
Exclusively situated in the middle of the proclaimed 'Greater St Lucia Wetland Park' Reserve near Hluhluwe, the largest marine lake in Africa, Makakatana remains the only privately owned Lodge set within this pristine 'World Heritage Site'.
In the heart of Zululand between Hluhluwe & Mkuze, this small exclusive lodge offers a unique bush experience and hosts a wealth of wildlife, including the Big 5 and the rare endangered Black Rhino. Daily game drives, bush walks on request.
Umkhumbi offers delightful accommodation in spacious air-conditioned lodges, all nestled in the forest. We have 2-sleeper rooms and 4-sleeper family chalets, catered and self-catering. Restaurant and Bar onsite. We are Within Kuleni Park private reserve.
*The distances are measured as a straight-line and do not necessarily reflect the actual travelling distance.
Strategically placed for eco-tourism, with cultural and historical trips to
places of interest in Zululand and Maputoland. Surrounded by world renowned
Game Reserves, Nature Reserves and Eco Destinations, like St Lucia,
Imfolozi and Mkuze, and much more.
Hluhluwe Imfolozi is one of South
Africa's most popular game parks affording visitors fascinating wildlife
encounters. The wide range of plant life in the park gives rise to a
diversity of mammals, birdlife, reptiles and amphibians. The BIG FIVE -
lion, rhino (back & white) elephant, buffalo and leopard are all to be seen
in the park, as well as a variety of other species, including cheetah, wild
dog and giraffe. It is also one of the best places in the world to see