Amafu Forest Lodge is a dream location in the spectacular Blyde
River Canyon area.
Stylishly and creatively designed, Amafu Forest Lodge has a warm
and relaxing ambiance, truly capturing the African spirit. Each cottage is named
after various "Cycad" species which are surrounded by magnificently designed
These exquisite, age-old plants are show-cased in our beautiful
rock gardens, tastefully landscaped by a professional cycad expert.
is situated in the northern Drakensberg Mountains and nestled on the foothills
of the Mariepskop Mountains. The sheer krantzes of these mountains act as a
backdrop to our five spacious, private units and two luxurious, intimate
tented camps - which make for a perfect honeymoon getaway.
units are fully serviced daily by our friendly, professional staff. We also
offer a magnificent restaurant and al-fresco bar as well as an infinity pool and boma overlooking
the endless bushveld. Amafu is situated 25 km's outside Hoedspruit and within a
short driving range of many of the area's splendours such as the Kruger National
Park and the Blyde River Canyon.
Other attractions in close proximity are
Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre, Kapama Cheetah Project, Khamai Reptile
Park, hot-air ballooning, boat trips on the Blyde dam, and also river rafting on
the Blyde River. The team at Amafu can assist you with all your holiday
requirements and touring arrangements on request.
We welcome birding
enthusiasts as this is a perfect environment for prolific birdlife- boasting
over 500 species of birds. With our breath-taking scenes of natural beauty and
our unique attention specific needs we will ensure that every return visit will
be a unique experience.
Privately owned and managed, Amafu Forest Lodge
prides itself in warm hospitality, friendly service and flexibility with
tailor-made packages to suit your needs. We offer self catering options, Bed &
Breakfast as well as Dinner, Bed & Breakfast options- either in the privacy of
your own unit or in our beautiful restaurant- "Rainforest Cafe".
at Amafu can assist you with all your holiday requirements and touring
arrangements, self drive or guided, and all other transfer needs.
Amafu Forest Lodge is a getaway where you
arrive as a guest and leave as a friend.
GPS Co-ordinates: S24 31.17 E30 53.16
If cancelled prior to 14 days, full deposit will be refunded.
50% refund for cancellations within 14 days.
No refund for no show.
Arrival & Departure Times
Arrival time: From 2 pm
Departure time: Untill 10 am
Terms Of Payment
50% deposit is required to confirm your booking.
Rates provided are based on Single / Per Person sharing (2 guests). We also have the following available:
Discounted rates when more than 2 guests in a unit (Subject to chalet size and luxury tents excluded).
Discount for children aged 3 - 12.
Children over 12 charged as an adult.