Woodpecker Inn offers the comforts of country living, nestled in Birdswood, with superb thatched lodges in a park like setting, whether on business or as a guest in our beautiful country, Woodpecker Inn offers peace and tranquility in a friendly African atmosphere. A place where one can gather your thoughts and enjoy serenity whilst being pampered in style. A time you won`t easily forget.
Woodpecker Inn boasts 40 en-suite airconditioned bedrooms, decorated in fresh country fabrics, with own television, coffee facilities and Bar fridge. We are situated minutes from Richard Bay Airport and the centre of town.
•40 Air-conditioned en-suite rooms
•MNet and Satellite TV
•Delightful pool and lapha setting
•Conference (Groups 20-200 people)
•Full Buffet, A La Carte, Breakfast and Dinner
•Fully licenced Cocktail Bar
•Relaxed personal service
Sub-Tropical weather, hot and semi-cold.
Winter is about betwen 14 - 16 deg. C in the morning. In the heat of the day it may reach up to 23 degrees celius.
Summer about 23 deg. C in the morning and between 30 to 37 degrees celcius during the day.
Around Richards Bay...
Woodpecker Inn offers the comforts of country living in the heart of town and is the perfect base from which to explore the vast beauty of the North Coast and its coastal plains.
Places to visit:
•Umfolozi and Hluhluwe Game Reserves - Big 5
•St Lucia - Crocodile Sanctuary and Snake Park. Estuary boat ride.(Hippo, crocodile and bird viewing)
•St Lucia World Heritage site
•Shakaland - Authentic Zulu Village
•Dumazulu - Traditional Zulu Village
•Bonamanzi Game Park
•Tusk Umfolozi Casino
•Night drives and weekend trails in game reserves
•Scuba diving - Sodwana
•Personalised adventure tours can be arranged if booked well in advance
•Deep sea fishing
•Golf at Richards Bay Country club
Whether on business or as a guest in our beautiful country, you will be enchanted by Woodpecker's idyllic ambience, attention to detail and personal service.
Cancellation Policy for Rooms & Lodges:
a.) Cancellation from 6 weeks prior to arrival – Full Refund
b.) Cancellation from 4 weeks prior to arrival – 75% Refund
c.) Cancellation from 2 weeks prior to arrival – 50% Refund
d.) Cancellation from 1 weeks prior to arrival – 25% Refund
e.) Cancellation less than 1 weeks prior to arrival – No Refund
f.) All Cancellations must be in writing
From CBD take East Central Arterial or follow the airport signs, via Verbana until you reach Engen Garage, left into Weigelia, right into Nkoninga, carry on until stop street in Birdswood.
Turn right into Pelican Parade. The Woodpecker Inn is now on the right.
Nestled in Birdswood, with superb thatched lodges in a parklike setting, Woodpecker Inn offers peace and tranquility in a friendly African atmosphere, within minutes of Richards Bay Airport and centre of town.
Woodpecker Inn boasts 40 en-suite / airconditioned bedrooms decorated in fresh country fabrics with television, desk, fridge and hot beverage corner. You can opt for an elegantly appointed en-suite bedroom or the luxury of a self-catering lodge with six, seven, eight or nine en-suite rooms either of which promises total comfort.