Amakhosi LodgeAmakhosi Private Game Reserve, Pongola
The ecologically diverse surroundings include savanna, mountains and wetlands which makes it the ideal home to the Big Five. This place of paradise and comfort is also home to cheetah, giraffe, warthog and hyena, not to mention over 15 different antelope species, hippopotamus and crocodile. The wetlands offer no less than 400 bird species.
AmaKhosi is a special place ... a place where mystery becomes reality and no two days are the same.
Amakhosi Lodge Accommodation at a Glance
Each suite boasts separate air-conditioned bedroom and lounge with fully stocked mini bar and tea/coffee facilities. The suites are brick under high thatched ceilings and glass walls offering views of the bush. The en-suite bathroom has a unique bath made for two, bring new meaning to the word decadent. This is accommodation fit for a king.
The people of AmaKhosi Lodge are as much a part of the experience as the exquisite surroundings. The local Zulu community is an important influence for AmaKhosi Lodge and its staff members, as it has provided the inspiration behind the design, decor and function of the lodge.
In keeping with the tradition, the staff members, who are mostly Zulu, have helped build a traditional Zulu kraal as part of the lodge and, in keeping with the African style, offer Zulu dancing as entertainment for guests.
The accommodation is built on the banks of the Mkuze River, with the magnificent regal River Suites offering special views of the flowing river and and wildlife below.
If you are planning a honeymoon, a romantic getaway or just want to spoil yourself our Umntwana River Suites are a great compliment to our lodge accommodation.
IsiGodlo Private Villa
The "IsiGodlo", meaning a Chief's residence, is a private villa which overlooks the meandering Mkuze and is perfectly positioned to capture the beautiful African sunsets behind the rolling hills in this pristine Zululand wildlife area.
Exclusive accommodation, private and located a leopard’s leap away from the main lodge, this hidden gem accommodating four guests offers a share of paradise. The spacious lounge with large leather sofas, a central fireplace and bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, all open up onto a large wooden viewing deck and present sweeping views of the valleys and wildlife below.
The splash pool provides relief on warm days. The IsiGodlo Villa also comes with a private game vehicle and dedicated ranger.
Early morning and late afternoon guided walks and game drives take you into the bush to observe the animals and their behaviour. The abundance of flora and fauna always reveals something interesting, both on the ground and in the air.
Qualified, experienced game rangers introduce the unique role each animal plays on the massive stage within the African Kingdom. For those who prefer to relax at camp, there is a library, swimming pool, game viewing deck and an outdoor lounge overlooking the river.
Feel at one with nature as you relax on the private deck of your river suite. A massage is the perfect way to indulge your senses.
Amakhosi Lodge is situated between the Kruger Park, Swaziland and Zululand and would make an ideal overnight accommodation venue. Comfort, excellent cuisine and really good game viewing.