A Big 5, Family Run, multiple award winning 4 Star lodge, Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge
, set within Manyoni Private Game Reserve, offering peace and tranquility with friendly hospitality. Our beautiful lodge has the most spectacular views in Zululand, from the river meandering below to the distant Lebombo Mountains.
Big 5 game drives take you through well stocked, unspoilt bush veld and endless rivers winding through indigenous forest, a birder’s paradise. Our guided walking safaris offer an intimate encounter with the African bush veld and Big 5 animals, taking you to places beyond the reach of vehicles. Join our midday waterhole lookout activity and watch an array of animals come down to drink from our unique waterhole setting.
Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge offers luxury accommodation in 9 well appointed, stone chalets with a hammock and private plunge pool nestled in the cliff tops overlooking the river below. Our sought after chef will prepare your tantalizing meals, which can be accompanied by your choice of wine from our multi-award winning cellar.
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.
Accommodation at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge:
Our 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.
Surrounded by sweeping bushveld, our Africology spa stands as one of the top health and beauty brands in South Africa which is both eco friendly and has a holistic approach to all their treatments. Inspired by the wisdom of Africa’s traditional healers and their vibrant heritage, communities and plant life guests can enjoy a plethora of natural body, skin and beauty treatments designed to rejuvenate, relax and enhance health and vitality.
Our in-house therapists are eager to welcome you while you indulge in our exclusive spa treatment menu after a great day’s Game Viewing. After your treatment why not take a leisurely dip in your private plunge pool whilst taking in the magnificence of the untainted skies.
Activities available at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge:
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 Hyaena and Wild Dog. Enjoy sun downers amidst the lush Zululand bush veld.
A day at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge begins when you are woken by the soft bush sounds surrounding your chalet as dawn breaks. After a good cup of coffee and some traditional rusks you will be escorted to your open game vehicle and introduced to your knowledgeable ranger who will enlighten you about the wildlife wonders.
On return to the lodge, a delectable breakfast awaits after which you can enjoy a leisurely morning at your own pace or join your ranger for an incredible wildlife experience on our midday Waterhole Lookout Activity. Relax in our superb hide and watch as an array of animals come down to drink.
In the early afternoon, you will be invited to come and enjoy an Afternoon Tea while overlooking the breath taking views from the deck. After quenching your thirst and having a bite to eat, you will be off again with your ranger to explore some different areas on the Reserve. During your drive you will be treated to a sun downer or two while you watch the sun set over the mountains and perhaps hear the distant roar of lions.
On return to the lodge, you will be just in time to freshen up for a dinner under African skies. After a delicious Boma feast, guests often sit around the bonfire to share exciting stories of wildlife encounters.
Our guided walking safaris are an optional extra. This extraordinary experience offers an intimate encounter with the African bush veld and Big 5 animals on foot. Our qualified and experienced guides will take you to places beyond the reach of our vehicles.