Accommodation near Lake Eland Game Reserve

The Lake Eland Game Reserve is a 5000 acre reserve in KwaZulu Natal. It is within a 40 minute drive of Port Shepstone on the South Coast. The reserve has a lot to offer day visitors, from wildlife and adventure activities to scenery. Its most famous attribute though, is without a doubt the Oribi Gorge!

The Lake Eland Game Reserve is home to a number of birds and other animals which call either the open grasslands or the canyon environment home. In the gorge, which is rocky with cliff faces surrounding it, is home to birds such as Crowned eagles and Knysna woodpeckers and is a haven for rock-loving hyraxes. On the grasslands you will spot plains game such as zebra, eland, mountain reedbuck and bushbuck among others, and birds like Secretary birds and Martial eagles.

The scenery and fauna can be viewed on an organised game drive or a self-drive safari. The roads, which are very well maintained, offer a variety of routes which encompass the most popular sites, including the caves, various look-out points and the 80 metre suspension bridge which provides a whole new perspective on the Oribi Gorge.

The longest route in the park takes 3 hours to complete, after which you can enjoy a meal at the reserve's in-house restaurant, which is famous for its venison burgers and outside deck with its beautiful view over a large dam. There is also a delightful picnic and braai area for the do-it-yourself type, which is set next a stream under a huddle of trees.

Apart from traditional game viewing other activities offered inside the Lake Eland Game Reserve include horse-riding, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and for the adventurous, a 4,5 kilometre zip line tour.

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Oribi Gorge Guest Farm
6.5 km

From R275 pps

The Oribi Gorge Guest Farm features three guest houses, the Shuttleworth House, Nerrily Cottage, and Lindile Lodge. All are fully self-catering, with no shortage of modern appliances. They share equal... More Info

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Mistycreek Bushlodge
9.8 km

From R92 pps

Originally known as "Chiltley Guest-Farm", a famous watering hole for weary travellers with ox wagons in the 1800's. The farm was once owned by a retired British Soldier during the Victorian era. "C... More Info

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Beechwood Cottage
14.1 km

From R200 pps

Beechwood Cottage, located in Oribi Gorge on the KZN South Coast, is a lovely garden cottage on a working sugar cane farm. It is a modern, well appointed cottage in peaceful, shady surroundings. Secur... More Info

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24.5 km

From R1090* unit

Seabreeze is in a apartment complex situated in the heart of Margate and middle of the action, a skip away from Margate main beach and in the midst of a smorgasbord of restaurants, pubs, nightclubs an... More Info

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Villa 2816
24.7 km

From R2250* unit


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Stephward Estate
24.8 km

From R495 pps

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Stephward Estate is a gentleman's paradise set on five acres of botanical gardens, 1.5kms from Uvongo Beach. On the Estate we have a fine dining Restaurant,Exotic Nursery and a Fashion Design & Manufa... More Info

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H2O Self Catering
25.1 km

From R550* unit

A warm South African welcome awaits you at our self catering accommodation To satisfy the needs of international and local visitors, H2O self catering accommodation has all the comforts you would e... More Info

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Palmgrove Lodge
25.2 km

From R250 pps

Palmgrove Lodge is a family owned guesthouse, located adjacent to the Vungu River and a few meters from the Zungu Nature reserve/forest. The forest has clearly marked walking trails to the river and a... More Info

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Hide Away Cottage
25.2 km


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From R750* unit

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Situated in the quite village of Uvongo, the cottage is located just behind the main house with free parking available at all times. Close enough to walk to the beach and village center or by car its ... More Info

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25.3 km

From R1200* unit

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this stunning unit is just 3 min from the beach. close to all shops. pets friendly private unit with pool right next to us. ... More Info

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