At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, northern KwaZulu Natal lies the privately owned 4 Star Ghost Mountain Inn. This intimate and beautiful hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendours of this rich and diverse region during game drives, guided walks and boat cruises in the company of knowledgeable rangers. Tiger Fishing is arranged on Lake Jozini while birders can enjoy one of Southern Africa's top birding destinations with over 450 species.

Alternatively escape and be pampered at the Ghost Mountain Spa. Enjoy an Terres d Afrique exfoliation and body wrap with natural South African products or a Dermalogica facial treatment.  The spa features a steam room and relaxation area with private plunge pool to rest in between treatments. Those who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the warmth of the African sun will find their respite at the poolside within the glorious gardens.

In addition to well priced Bed and Breakfast rates, Ghost Mountain have put together excellent packages for 2 nights and 3 nights respectively, including a complimentary dinner, a 30 minute back and neck massage and a boat cruise on Lake Jozini. The three day package includes a game drive in Mkhuze Game Reserve with a picnic lunch.

Ghost Mountain Safaris offers a variety of excursions to explore the area:

Hike up Ghost Mountain and take in the heart stopping view of the Lebombo Mountain Range and the plains beyond. Nature lovers will enjoy the Mkhuze Game Reserve, where the range of wildlife includes both black and white rhino.

The area is a bird watcher's paradise with the endemic Pinkthroated Twinspot, Rudd's Apalis and Neergard's Sunbird, among many other specials such as African Broadbill and Green malkoha. Enjoy a guided walk through the rare and unique giant sycamore fig forest and hear the haunting cries of the Trumpeter Hornbill echo through the treetops.

Take a trip to the Greater Isimangaliso Wetland Park - a Word Heritage Site - Hluhluwe-Umfolosi Game Reserve, Ndumu Reserve or Tembe Elephant Park, home to the last wild elephants in South Africa.

Visit unspoilt Kosi bay and see the traditional reed fish kraals used for centuries by the Tonga people. Lake Sibaya is an ancient inland lake and nearby Sodwana is one of the world's top scuba diving and fishing destinations, where the waters along this pristine coastline are warm and crystal clear all year round.

The Ghost Mountain Inn offers over 550 square meters of indoor function space that combines the stylish comfort of Zululand's Finest Country Inn with fully equipped facilities needed for any meeting or event. From intimate meetings or celebrations to romantic garden weddings under the giant fig trees and banquets for up to 160 people, the Ghost Mountain offers the ideal venue.

For those travelling to southern Mozambique, or between Kruger Park, Swaziland and Durban, Ghost Mountain Inn makes an excellent stopover or memorable getaway.
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 4 Stars
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • babysitting service
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • conference venue onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in room (bring card)
  • electronic safe
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • hair dryer
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • kitchenette (some units)
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • lake onsite
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • phone in room
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • room service
  • sauna/steam room (less than 3km)
  • sauna/steam room onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • wheelchair friendly
  • wi-fi / hotspot

The Ghost Mountain Inn is 500km southeast of Johannesburg and 300km north of Durban, en route to Swaziland, Mpumalanga and Mozambique.

Directions from Johannesburg (5 Hours)
N4 or N12 towards Witbank and Middleburg
N11 to Hendrina and Ermelo
N2 to Piet Retief - Pongola - Mkuze
At Mkuze, turn left off the N2. Continue straight past town to a T-junction and turn left. After 400m the hotel will be on the right hand side.

Directions from Durban (3 Hours)
N2 North past Empangeni - Mtubatuba - Hluhluwe - Mkuze
Be careful not to take the first brown sign which is a dirt road leading to the Mkhuze Game Reserve. Take the large green sign with is about 15km further north
At Mkuze, turn right off the N2. Continue straight past town