From R1104 per Unit

Umfolozi Riverlodge & Birdpark

From R1104 per Unit



Situated on 15 hectares of forested Hillside overlooking the Umfolozi river delta where the resident fish eagle can be heard, bordering a private game reserve, Umfolozi River Lodge is the ideal getaway for both the businessman and family alike, while the location, approximately 30 minutes from the greater St Lucia Wetland Park, the Richards Bay airport, Mapelane Beach and the world-renowned Imfolozi / Hluhluwe Game Reserve makes it the perfect base from which to explore all that Zululand has to offer.

Enjoy a leisurely stroll in our serene surroundings or retire to your ethnic inspired bedroom. With a range of activities to choose from, there is sure to be something to suit everyone, from the thrillseeker to the stressed executive wanting to unwind.

Umfolozi River lodge is a birdwatcher's paradise with a beautiful walking trail along the Msunduzi River passing through pecan and macadamia nut groves. Large aviaries of exotic birds and a koi fish pond surrounds the lodge while the ponies, rabbits and other farm animals are sure to delight both the young and old.

The lodge consists of 12 inviting units, each fully furnished with up-market rustic furniture, fan/ceiling fan, a toilet, bath/shower, basin and a refrigerator, includes complimentary coffee & tea. A television with selected DSTV channels.

Camping facilities with water & electrical points with stunning views over the game reserve available.

Allow us to plan your day with boat tours on Lake St. Lucia, Game drives, Horse Trails, Whale Watching, Kayaking safaris, Cultural village, Deep sea Fishing & a choice of three golf courses nearby


    On Site Facilities

  • Baby-sitting
  • Bar
  • Children Allowed
  • Internet Terminal
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Self Catering

    Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours


Additional Rates Info:
All rates include bed & breakfast. Family rates only apply for families.

Double rooms

Sleeps 2
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4 Double units with either double bed or 2 single beds. Each unit is fully furnished with a fan, fridge, Tv with selected DSTV channels & coffee making facilities. En-suite with shower,basin & toilet. Full English Breakfast is included.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 695   R 537
February 2018       R 695   R 537
March 2018       R 695   R 537
April 2018       R 695   R 537
May 2018       R 695   R 537
June 2018       R 695   R 537
July 2017       R 633   R 488
August 2017       R 633   R 488
September 2017       R 633   R 488
October 2017       R 633   R 488
November 2017       R 633   R 488
December 2017       R 695   R 537

2 x 6 Sleeper Units

Sleeps 6
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2 beautiful six sleeper units. All with rustic up-market furniture, en-suite, upper level & 2 rooms downstairs. Coffee making facilities, ceiling fan, Fridge. Tv with selected DSTV channels. Full English Breakfast is included.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018   R 1898        
February 2018   R 1898        
March 2018   R 1898        
April 2018   R 1898        
May 2018   R 1898        
June 2018   R 1898        
July 2017   R 1725        
August 2017   R 1725        
September 2017   R 1725        
October 2017   R 1725        
November 2017   R 1725        
December 2017   R 1898        

5 four sleeper units

Sleeps 4
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5 Four sleeper units, all with either double bed or 2 single beds & a bunker bed. Rooms furnished with rustic furniture, fridge, fans, Tv with selected DSTV channels and coffee making facilities. All units are en-suite with bath/shower,toilet & basin. Full English Breakfast is included.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018   R 1274        
February 2018   R 1274        
March 2018   R 1274        
April 2018   R 1274        
May 2018   R 1274        
June 2018   R 1274        
July 2017   R 1158        
August 2017   R 1158        
September 2017   R 1158        
October 2017   R 1158        
November 2017   R 1158        
December 2017   R 1104        
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 15 August 2017
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  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Average Response Time: 6 hours
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Lot K 85 , Umfolozi Village , Mtubatuba , 3935

Map Umfolozi Riverlodge & Birdpark in Mtubatuba  Zululand  KwaZulu Natal  South Africa

Guest Comments

A strange experience - the B&B was scruffy and most of the birdcages were empty. There was no access to the Msundui River. My son took an immediate dislike to the B&B, which is unusual for him. The staff were friendly but their morale was low; the management left us in a dark room during a power failure after failing to repair the generator electricity access - I had to ask to be moved into a room with electricity. The food at the restaurant was of poor quality (frozen chips and vegetables, tough meat)- restaurants in St Lucia offered better value. The rooms were clean and comfortable.
- Douglas Wilson

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