Sand Forest Lodge
is situated on a nature reserve on the edge of an ancient sand forest and lies to the west of False Bay Park - part of the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park.
Sand Forest Lodge is just 10 minutes from the village of Hluhluwe and 20 minutes from the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve. The reserve is steeped in rich cultural and conservation history, with Zulu battles being fought here, as well as this having been King Shaka`s private hunting grounds.
It is home to the "Big Five" as well as having cheetah, wild dog, hyena and other general game species.
The region has a vast diversity of natural and cultural resources that are all within easy access of the Lodge.Accommodation at Sand Forest Lodge:
Accommodation comprises a number of comfortable one and two bedroomed cottages, tastefully decorated in Afro-colonial style.
The en-suite bedrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, mosquito nets, ceiling fans and are serviced daily.
In addition, each cottage has a kitchenette with a fridge and private verandah with braai facilities.
**We wish to advise that due to the serious drought in Northern Zululand we have had to close the pool until further notice.**View Room Types & Rates
Sand Forest Lodge Activities:
The region has a vast diversity of natural and cultural resources that are all within easy access of the Lodge.
Visualise an open vehicle game drive among the Big Five in the oldest Park in Africa, walk the fossil lined shores, canoe or horseride through the open water systems and coastal sand forest of a world heritage site.
These and other activities, including elephant tracking, fly fishing and sunset boat cruises can be arranged from Sand Forest Lodge.
Revel in the cultural history and crafts of this Zulu Kingdom.
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Clothing & Accessories:
Khaki bushwear clothing
Basically cool day wear and a light cardigan for the evening.
You may like to bring a torch.
Health & Climate:
We are situated in a low risk malaria area, we suggest that you consult with your medical practitioner regarding a suitable prophylaxis especially for the period October through to May.
Summer day temperatures average 40C, night 20C.
Winter day temperatures average 20C, night 14C.
Summer rain fall.
Sand Forest Lodge Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 28
reviews. - View all Guest Reviews
Commodation was lovely and very clean. We had an awesome time. Peaceful and well equipped.
Rating: Reviewed by Haidee Scott over a year ago
What an amazing place just to get away for the weekend!
Rating: Reviewed by Denise Otto over a year ago
Comfortable rustic accomodation, everything worked and had everything that we needed. Very friendly and helpful owners. Out all day so no interaction with other staff but unit well cleaned and neatened while we were out.
Rating: Reviewed by patrick odonoghue over a year ago
Accommodation was clean and comfortable. Management and staff friendly.
Rating: Reviewed by Bonny Du Toit over a year ago
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