Umzimkulu River Lodge offers self catering accommodation at one of the best fly-fishing spots in Southern Africa. Just 2 hours from DBN and 6 hrs from Johannesburg in the foothills of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, lies a wonderful family holiday getaway.

The Lodge is situated at the finish of the Drak Challenge canoe marathon and the start of the Extreme Kayak event.

Families love it for the unhurried old world country atmosphere with days spent picnicking under the huge oaks on the river island, bolder hopping in thrombosis gorge and exploring all this adventure playground has to offer. An animal farm, jungle gym, trampoline keep children enjoying the fresh air and outdoors all day long.

Honeymooners revel in the privacy of a luxurious suite and private deck overlooking the river. Order a “Starry-Eyed Package” complete with champagne on ice, chocolate, bath salts, foam bath, luxury soaps and candles to celebrate the special occasion.
R240.00 pps

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  • Umzimkulu River Lodge
  • Umzimkulu River Lodge
  • Umzimkulu River Lodge
  • Umzimkulu River Lodge
  • Umzimkulu River Lodge

Facilities & Services:

  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Other
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Other
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • English
  • Other Language
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming Pool
  • Trampoline
  • Other


    All our fully equipped self catering units are situated just meters from the river bank with stunning views. They all come with log fires and individual braai facilities.

    A complimentary bundle of firewood is supplied on arrival and additional firewood available to purchase thereafter. All the linen/bedding is provided.

    The units are serviced once daily in the mornings, however should you require additional assistance we can arrange to have a housekeeper available for an additional fee of R15/hour or part thereof in the afternoons.

    Umzimkulu River Lodge Activities:

    Places of interest:
    Reichenau mission, Himeville Museum, Underberg studio, Underberg Cheesery.

    Popular activities:
    Horse Riding, Tubing, 4x4 Sani Pass Tour, Yellow wood forest hike.

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