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.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
Oribi Gorge Guest Farm
6.5 km

From R350 pps

Breathtaking Oribi Gorge, just 25 minutes inland from Port Shepstone, has been described as the African Grand Canyon. The comparison is indisputable as you view the Mzimkulwana River winding its way ... 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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Villa 2816
24.7 km

From R2600* unit


Stephward Estate
24.8 km

From R600 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

Chinese Rose Cottages
25.4 km

From R700* unit

The Cottages are situated in a quiet location in the heart of Uvongo and provides comfortable accommodation for 10. Although secluded and peaceful its not isolated being only 3 mins drive or 15 minute... More Info

Wild Waters Holiday accommodation
25.5 km

From R300* unit

Wild Waters Holiday Accommodation is situated along the stunning Shelly Beach coastline, in Margate. The property comprises of three units, a three-sleeper flat, a four-sleeper flat and a 6/8-slee... More Info

Amble Inn
25.5 km

From R800 pps

Amble Inn is located on the South Coast of Kwa-zulu Natal in the heart of Shelly Beach. With breath taking sea views, it is a great get away for any family or friends. The property has a large private... More Info

37 Surf Bay Sands
25.5 km

From R1000* unit

37 Surfbay Sands is situated in a quaint complex along the south coast holiday resort town of Margate. The unit has three bedrooms, accommodating seven guests, and two bathrooms. The living area consi... More Info




Summer Place
25.6 km

From R870* unit

Situated on the beach front adjoining a small craft harbour and neighbouring a shopping mall, Summer Place could not be better located with everything you'll need just a stone's throw away. It has a ... More Info

Oslo Beach no.6
25.6 km

From R750* unit

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Welcome to Oslo Beach Chalets no.6 in Oslo Beach. This neat ground floor simplex is air-conditioned, tiled throughout with ceiling fans in the lounge and both bedrooms. This 6 sleeper has a small gard... More Info

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