Mkuzi Game Reserve

Mkuzi Game Reserve

Mkuzi's 40,000 ha of pristine coastal plains are bordered to the north by the Mkuze river and to the south by the Msunduzi river. This region is now being incorporated as part of the Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park.

The landscape varies from woodlands and riverine forest and swamps to open acacia savannah. The park is well-known for it's riverine fig forests along banks of the Mkhuze River.

The Nhlonhlela and Nsumo pans are home to over 400 bird species including African broadbill, bee-eaters, wild geese, and white-backed vultures.

The traditional crafts and lifestyle of the KwaJobe community that live in this region can experienced at the local Zulu cultural village.

ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT MKUZI GAME RESERVE:
- bird watching
- game viewing
- guided hiking trails
- Zulu cultural village


SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Herbivores: elephant, rhino, giraffe, zebra, kudu, hippo, impala
Birdlife: fish eagles, kingfishers, pelicans, white-backed vulture
Reptiles: crocodile, leatherback and loggerback turtles
Vegetation: sycamore fig trees, umbrella thorns

DIRECTIONS TO MKUZI GAME RESERVE:
- off the N2 100 km north of St. Lucia turnoff (R618)

Accommodation Near Mkuzi Game Reserve

uMkhuze Game Reserve

Holiday Resort Accommodation in St Lucia Wetlands

4.4km South of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Mkhuze Game Reserve is situated in Northern Zululand, roughly 335 km from Durban. The reserve was established on 15 February 1912 and is 40 000 ha in extent. Today it forms part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Graded:
Sleeps: 12 in 3 units/rooms

Ghost Mountain Inn

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Mkuze

21.4km South West of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Situated in Mkuze near the historical & legendary Ghost Mountain, this 4 Star Country Inn with its welcoming hospitality is central to many game and coastal reserves. Enjoy a variety of Game and Cultural safaris or relax with a pampering Spa treatment

Graded:
Sleeps: 42 in 19 units/rooms

Biweda Nguni Guest Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Mkuze

21.5km South West of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Our b&b lodge has 10 rooms, consisting of a suite, a 2 bedroom family unit, 4 units with double beds, 4 units with 2 single beds. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, TV's with DSTV and air conditioners.

Graded:
Sleeps: 19 in 6 units/rooms

African Spirit Game Lodge

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Mkuze

25.3km South West of Mkuzi Game Reserve

African Spirit Game Lodge, situated 12 km's west of Mkuze, invites guests to experience true luxury and warm African hospitality. The lodge is personally managed by the owners.

Shayamanzi Houseboats

House Boat Accommodation in Lake Jozini / Pongolapoort Dam

26.3km North West of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Experience the only Game Viewing and Tiger Fishing Houseboats in South Africa on one of its largest dams, Lake Jozini (aka Pongolapoort Lake), on the KwaZulu- Natal North Coast, 3.5 hrs drive from King Shaka International Airport, north of Durban..

Nkonkoni Tiger Fishing Camp

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Lake Jozini / Pongolapoort Dam

26.8km West of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Nkonkoni is a fisherman's camp that dreams are made of. All the creature comforts one would ever need wrapped in the ruggedness of the unspoilt Maputaland bushveld, on the shores of Lake Pongola.

Umziki Chalets

Self Catering Rooms With Communal Kitchen in Mkuze

30.2km West of Mkuzi Game Reserve

There are seven thatched chalets with two, three and four bed options, accommodating up to 23 guests. All the chalets are air-conditioned and have en-suite bathrooms. Linen, cutlery, crockery and domestic services are all provided. A central ...

Graded:
Sleeps: 8

Thornwood

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Hluhluwe

30.8km South East of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Thornwood offers luxury accommodation for up to 8 people in a self-catering, fully serviced, upmarket lodge. A unique blend of luxury timber frame units, fit seamlessly into the surrounding bush

Sleeps: 8 in 2 units/rooms

Toad Tree Game Lodge

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Hluhluwe

31.3km South East of Mkuzi Game Reserve

Toad Tree Lodge is a exclusive destination situated within a private game reserve. it boasts a wealth of antelope species, as well as giraffe, zebra and wildebeest, all of which are endemic to the area. we are a premier bird lovers destination ...

Graded:
Sleeps: 18 in 6 units/rooms

Bushwillow Collection

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Hluhluwe

31.6km South East of Mkuzi Game Reserve

The luxury bedroom units are linked by wooden walkways to a central facility with furnishings that nurture the bushveld experience. The spacious lounge, kitchen, dining room and pool deck create an ambience of solitude