About Ghost Mountain Inn
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.
Relax in one of our comfortable en suite bedrooms or take in the golden African sunset from your very own garden patio. Fifty Guest rooms include:
A spacious and private suite featuring a separate living room, bedroom and changing room. The bedroom has an extra length king-size bed. Large bathroom has a stand-alone tub and an outdoor shower set in a secluded garden.
Garden Rooms (x7):
Generously sized Superior rooms with a sofa and lounge area. Remodelled bathrooms and a separate toilet area and shower. Patios overlooking the indigenous garden or the pool. King or ¾ twin beds.
Disabled Room (x1):
A specially designed guestroom with accessibility for guests with special needs. Upgraded linens and amenities, over sized bathroom with large private patio overlooking the garden. Bathrooms have a large shower and bath. Twin beds.
Superior Rooms (x19):
Upgraded linens and amenities, patios overlooking a stretch of water and the Lebombo Mountain Range. Bathrooms have separate shower and bath. DStv satellite television. King or ¾ twin beds.
Standard Rooms (x22):
The original rooms of the hotel provide comfortable en-suite accommodation with private patios that face either parts of the garden or pool area. Twin or double beds.
All Rooms Feature:
• Private patios
• Tea and coffee making facilities
• Twice daily housekeeping service
• Satellite television
• Air conditioning, fans and heating
• Hair dryers
• Non-smoking rooms
• Safes and mini bars
Weddings and Events
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.
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.
Things to do
Situated in picturesque northern KwaZulu Natal, within easy reach of several game and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast. This location allows for the exploration of many diverse activities and attractions, either as a self-drive, or with our safari company, which offers game drives, boat cruises, tiger fishing, acclaimed birding and cultural excursions.
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.
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.
Top 10 Things to Do at the Ghost Mountain Inn
• Discover amazing Wildlife in any one of the many Game Parks
• View elephant swimming from the Boat cruise on Lake Jozini
• Visit a local Zulu homestead
• Pamper yourself with an Terres d’Afrique Spa Body Ritual
• Hike to the top of Ghost Mountain learn about the Battle of Tshaneni and view the spectacular scenery
• Enjoy a sundowner from the top of the Lebombo cliffs watching the sunset across the valley and mountains in the distance
• Learn to stick fight with local Zulu boys
• Explore Mkhuze Game Reserve on foot
• Go back to school - attend a class at Mtwazi Combined School
• Seek out some of the 420 species of Birds in this birding Mecca
300km north of Durban, 400km south of Kruger Park and with easy access to Swaziland and Mozambique, the Ghost Mountain Inn offers the ideal base, with great comfort and renowned personal service, to explore this rich and diverse region.