Bonamanzi Game Reserve
Guests can watch birds and crocs from a wonderfully relaxing viewing lounge built over the dam. Lalapanzi can accommodate 52 guests in air-conditioned en-suite chalets and combo units with private verandahs.
There is an Out of Africa style restaurant and pub or the option of a bush braai (barbeque) by candlelight served at the waters edge with the sounds of nocturnal animals all around
Bonamanzi Lalapanzi Camp at a Glance
For those staying in self-catering accommodation, meals can be booked at reception. Meals are buffet style, or al a carte depending on the number of guests. Breakfast is served from 07:00 to 09:00. Dinner from 19:00 to 21:00. Please let us know of any special diets when making your booking.
If you are a self catering guest and you choose to make use of the restaurant please book at reception before 15:00 daily.
This is an African barbeque served at the waters edge at Dinizulu Dam for dinner. Served by candlelight, you sample local delicacies. The atmosphere is truly African.
A splendid split-levelled thatch and log lounge built up on stilts over the dam provides one with breathtaking sunsets, excellent birding and game viewing.
Multi-channel television is available. Self serve tea and coffee available throughout the day and night.
Bar is open for set hours, check with reception for these hours.
Kingfisher Curious is a project handed to one of the local community members who is funding his university studies through the sales. They stock local crafts as well as some Bonamanzi memorabilia. It is situated next to reception, with wonderful views of the croc enclosure, it is well worth popping in.
The pool offers guest a chance to relax and cool off on those hot summer days under the swaying fronds of the Lala Palm.
According to Zulu folklore an intoxicating drink is made from the sap of the Lala Palm which leads to drowsiness hence the name, iLala, meaning to sleep in Zulu