Duma Manzi Eco Lodge - Richmond Lodge Accommodation - KwaZulu Natal

Duma Manzi Eco Lodge & Spa

Game Lodge at District Road D60, Richmond, Natal Midlands, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About Duma Manzi Eco Lodge & Spa

Duma Manzi is a Wellness and Wildlife Retreat, a sanctuary offering unique African Wilderness. A small, luxurious Boutique Eco-Lodge, providing the most affordable 5-Star experience with an elegant and personal touch. A comfortable one hour drive from Durban and 45 minutes from Pietermaritzburg, lying on both sides of the Mkomazi River, lies a 5000 hectare malaria and predator free reserve, nestled in the forest valley.

This extraordinarily beautiful and tranquil African Wilderness setting is the ideal retreat for those seeking privacy, exclusivity and absolute serenity. The Main Lodge is the perfect place to have your sundowners, overlooking the river, relax with your book on one of the comfy couches, or mingle with fellow guests.


Blending seamlessly into nature, all our luxury rooms are perfectly situated in secluded privacy to complement the inspirational location. Each luxury room has its own private deck overlooking the river, with mountain views.

The five exclusive Sandstone Luxury Rooms, each with their own private plunge pool, allow guests intimate tranquillity within the secluded luxury room, providing romantic African charm. Glass doors from the bedroom and bathroom, lead onto a wooden deck overlooking spectacular view of the river flowing past.

Fish Eagle consists of four open plan luxurious rooms, allowing total seclusion in relaxed intimate surroundings. The luxury rooms have their own communal pool to relax and take in the exquisite surroundings.

The Luxury Family Unit allows a quality bonding experience, for those who want to have their family together. The unit has its own private garden and rock pool. (Please note that the Rock Pool is not netted).


Duma Manzi is the home of sophisticated African Fusion Cuisine offering healthy and home style traditional foods. We pride ourselves on the fact that all our ingredients used are fresh and local and our dishes are made in traditional South African and African styles.


A unique African Wilderness conferencing experience offering 5 star corporate packages; Duma Manzi is perfectly designed for executive meetings, board room meetings and executive team building experiences. We are a small Boutique Lodge and our conferencing facilities cater for 18 delegates.


We also offer personal and exclusive weddings for up to 40 guests with a number of different venue options. Duma Manzi Eco Lodge & Spa will treat you to the most luxurious experience imaginable. We will take care of the Wedding planning while the couple can enjoy massages and sunset cocktails.

The Spa

Duma Manzi Eco Spa follows a holistic approach to health, combining all aspects of physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing to rejuvenate mind, body and soul. Duma Manzi is the perfect place where the noise of our busy lives is drowned out by whispers of tranquillity, a place where we can draw upon the strength of a healthy body and the sanctuary of our inner calm.

Accommodating only eight guests per day, our Eco Spa ensures an individual experience of sheer indulgence. Duma Manzi Eco Spa boasts a wide variety of unique wellness treatments to restore what life’s stresses deplete. We have chosen Dr. Hauschka as our premier Spa brand and in addition a small range of unique natural and organic products are provided by Instinctive by Nature.

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -30.001262
Longitude: 30.301655

Closest airport(s)
King Shaka International - 130km

Children policy
no children under 12 Years Old

Listed on SA-Venues.com
October 2011 - 2 Reviews

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What a magnificent place. The accommodation is gorgeous and fits in with the scenery. The river in front of your accommodation is beautiful. The staff are...

vivienne quann, Pietermaritzburg

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