Nibela Lake Lodge is an exclusive location in the unique conservation area of the iSimangaliso (Greater St Lucia), Wetlands Park, situated in one of Africa`s World Heritage Sites. A wetland of international significance and national pride.
Nibela Lake Lodge is an experience of luxury, privacy and solitude. The tranquility of Nibela, with its variety of animal and birdlife and spectacular views, will revitalize any visitor.
Nibela Lake Lodge blends almost magically into the forest surrounds. Eleven luxurious thatched chalets are situated high up in the cool forest beneath a magnificent canopy of trees, where guests can enjoy the solitude and tranquility of Africa at its best
The prestigious complex seat 30 people and focuses on personalized service and excellent cuisine. A lounge area with television and DSTV channels, housing a variety of wildlife books and board games leads out onto a wraparound wooden viewing deck. The lodge also boasts a bar with television and DSTV channels, entertainment centre, curio shop and two swimming pools to cool off in the magical Zululand climate. Swimming towels and umbrellas are available at reception on request.
Enjoy breakfast and lunch to the song of indigenous birds or dinner under a sky of scattered stars with only the multitude of bird species breaking the silence of the tranquil sanctuary. Kiddies meals and vegetarian options are also available on request.
Due to the sever draught in Zululand the level of the lake is very low.
Accommodation at Nibela Lake Lodge:
The chalets are connected by raised wooden walkways that lead to the main lodge facility area.
The rooms are equipped with:
- Outside patio
- Television, with selected DSTV channels
- Ceiling fan
- Tea / coffee making facilities
- Mini bar
- Mosquito nets
- Dressing area
- En suite bathroom with shower
- Daily cleaning service
- We also offer inter-leading family units
Clothing and Accessories:
Please bring swimming towels.
Nibela Lodge offers a choice of guided walks, consisting of small and plains game, forest and bird, or shoreline walks where the ancient remains of fossilized fauna and flora dating back millions of years can be examined.
Other activities include: Guided quad-bike trails to the fossils, water birds and to the Mangwazi caves. There is also combinations of all the trails.
We have a lovely bird hide with an extreme amount of birds for your viewing pleasure.
We have the most beautiful mountain bike routes, you are welcome to bring your own mountain bike and enjoy these lovely trails.
Traditional Zulu dancers can also be arranged by the Lodge for your entertainment while enjoying sun downers by the Lake. Please arrange this before arrival.
Nearby activities and excursions include: Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Park, Hluhluwe Horse Safari's, Scuba diving at Sodwana Bay, boat cruises and whale watching in St. Lucia. Zulu Crocodile is a snake and Crocodile Park close-by and is enjoyed by most guests.
The Lodge also offers a variety of board games and DVD's for those rainy days and an Entertainment centre for you to enjoy. The Entertainment centre have soft play toys for the toddlers, a jungle gym, swings, and a trampoline and a 9 hole putt-putt course.
The swimming pools is close-by for your enjoyment, you can collect swimming pool towels at reception, order lunch and drinks and have a day next to the pool.
No more canoes on the lake due to hippo and crocodile activity.
- 15% Cancellation fee on the total booking if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival.
- 50% Cancellation fee on the total booking if cancelled 60 days to 30 days prior to arrival.
- 100% Cancellation fee on the total booking if cancelled 30 days prior to arrival.
The above cancellation penalties will also apply should there be a reduction in chalets/rooms/delegates/guest numbers.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Bar on the Premises
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Nibela Lake Lodge is a Game Lodge in Hluhluwe KwaZulu-Natal South Africa