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Sunset Lodge is situated on the banks of the St Lucia Estuary, a world heritage site. Our name Sunset Lodge comes from our famous African sunset, which sets right in front of us.

We are on the main road called McKenzie Street, but at the end of the street which is quiet and peaceful!

We are in walking distance to all shops, restaurants and amenities.

We are self catering log cabins. Each cabin is fully serviced and fully equipped!
Our luxurious log cabins have decks on which you can sit and relax while you enjoy our famouse African sunsets as well as being able to view animals such as Hippo, red duiker and bush buck, which can often be seen on our front lawn.

We have 4 X 4 sleeper chalets which have a double bed in one room, and two twin beds in the other.
There is a lounge, kitchen, bathroom, and private deck out side.

We have 1 X 5 sleeper chalet which has a double bed in one room, and a bunk bed and single bed in the other.
It has a lounge, kitchen, bathroom and private deck out side.

There are 2 x 2 luxury chalets which have a queen bed with en~suite bathroom,
lounge, kitchen and private deck outside.

1 X 2 sleeper chalet which is an open planned chalet, it has a double bed in with a kitchenette, no lounge, a shower and toilet with a private deck out side.

The front chalet has a spectacular view of the estuary, it has two bedrooms, with double beds.
There is a lounge, kitchen, bathroom with a big private deck.


- Horse riding,
- Fishing
- Whale watching
- Hippo and croc tours on the estuary
- Hiking and walking trails
- Snorkling at iSimangaliso (Cape Vidal)
- Beautiful beaches
- Turtle tours
- Hluhluwe/umfolozi big 5 tours
- Night drives
- Birding

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Parking (off-street - open)
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

In the event of notification of cancellation, the following cancellation fee shall apply on the deposit:
- More than 30 days prior to arrival : R100 cancellation fee
- More that 7 days prior to arrival : 50% cancellation fee
- Less than 7 days prior to arrival : 100% cancellation fee


From Johannesburg:
Get on the N2 higway then Witbank, Bethal, Emelo, Piet Retief, Pongola, Mtubatuba, St Lucia.
Turn left at the Mtuba turnoff (road sign), turn left again at the next intersection, the Pick n pay will be on your right.

You will pass the town (on your right), you are now on the R618 to St Lucia about 25km further.You will come over the bridge and at the traffic circle turn right into McKenzie Street and we are no 154 Sunset Lodge.

From Durban:
Get on the N2 high way and pass Empangeni, Richard's Bay. Turn right at the Mtubatuba turn off(road sign)the pick n pay will be on your right.

You will pass the town (on your right), you are now on the R618 to St Lucia, about 25 km.
You will come over the bridge, and to a trafic circle, turn right into McKenzie Street, we are 154, Sunset Lodge.

GPS co-ordinates: S28 22.335 E 32 24.773

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