Umziki is the Zulu name for the common Reedbuck which occur on this 80ha
Natural Heritage Site (no.67) The property has been awarded this prestigious
status due to the presence of pristine sand forest habitat and associated
endemic plants and wildlife which includes the Zulu Podberry (Dialium
schlecterii), and rare Thonga Kierie (Cladestemon kirkii), the tiny Suni
antelope - (Neotragus moschatus euleunsis), the vulnerable Thonga red squirrel (
Paraxerus palliates tongensis) not to mention our amazing birding with regular
sightings of African Broadbill (Smithornis capensis) and Narina Trogon (Apalodermia
Our accommodation consists of three very comfortable thatched cottages and a larger guesthouse.
The cottages are named:
Flatcrown: a large rondavel that can sleep five people.
Podberry: a small rondavel that sleeps two people (one double bed).
Torchwood: A square davel that also sleeps two people (one double bed)
Each cottage is fitted with a ceiling fan, well-equipped kitchenette and an en-suite bathroom.
The guesthouse is named Umzimbeet and can sleep eight people in four separate bedrooms; it also has a fully equipped kitchen, and a lounge and dining area with its own braai facilities.
Please note that the accommodation is self-catering although continental breakfasts can be arranged if requested on booking. The accommodation is fully serviced daily. Please note that there are no TV's in our accommodation.
We have a large swimming pool with a bar/ braai & boma area with toilet/ change room, and two meandering walking trails each of which will take the casual enthusiast around thirty minutes to complete offering interesting and rewarding views of our fauna and flora.
Trips to explore our area's most popular tourist attractions can be arranged through Umziki Pan management.
We are a recognised member of Birdlife South Africa.
- Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
- Birdlife South Africa - Birder Friendly
- big game (less than 30km)
- braai / barbecue - communal
- braai / barbecue - onsite
- fishing (less than 3km)
- game drives (less than 30km)
- horse riding (less than 5km)
- hunting (less than 30km)
- kitchenette only
- laundry facilities onsite
- nature trail onsite
- outdoor pool
- parking all onsite
- tea / coffee making facilities