About N'taba River Lodge
Nestled between towering cliffs and set in amazing tropical gardens on the banks of the Umzimvubu River, N'taba River Lodge is a family resort offering the finest mixture of Wild Coast hospitality and hugely comfortable rooms. Holiday makers seeking a place to get in touch with nature can find it all here!
Indulge in lazy days just enjoying the river flowing past, canoeing, spending a day at the beach, enjoy hiking or walking trails, go horse riding on the beach, visit local communities and sample a local Pondo lunch. With the diversity our rugged landscape, the sheer beauty of the area and dense vegetation that surrounds us, bird watching enthusiasts will be held a captive audience throughout their visit, not to mention the opportunity for amazing photographs and unforgettable memories to take back with you!
N'taba River Lodge is an attractive and luxurious establishment with a relaxing and laid-back atmosphere. You will be pampered in spacious single or two bedroom family cottages, each with its own en suite bathroom or shower. All rooms are completely private and provide the ultimate in comfort and style.
Our friendly staff are happy to serve a candle-lit dinner on your private patio overlooking the river.
Madiba Executive Suites:
Offered to the discerning and frequent business traveler, these rooms are very large, spacious and situated right alongside the river. They are beautifully decorated providing the ultimate in comfort and style.
The free standing cottage has two separate bedrooms with an inter-leading door. Each room has its own en suite with a shower. Rooms open onto a spacious patio overlooking the river.
Providing the ultimate in comfort and style, these rooms accommodate a maximum of two guests and contain a king-size bed, an in-room lounge area, a separate en-suite walk-in shower, bath and basin.
Accommodating up to four persons, cottages have two separate bedrooms each with its own en suite (shower only). The main bedroom has an en suite shower and bath. The main bedroom has a King sized four poster bed, while the 2nd bedroom has two single beds. Both rooms are fully equipped with separate TVs.
The dining experience at Ntaba River Lodge is a melting pot of traditional South African cuisine and European flair, offering A La Carte, Cocktail snacks and buffets. We cater for vegetarian and Halaal meals, so feel free to make your own request. Our menus are flexible and our chefs are happy to prepare a gastronomical meal of your choice. Our rates include breakfast and dinner.
Hiking and guided walks
Mountain biking to explore the heart of nature
Dolphin and whale watching offered during the Sardine Run
Canoeing and water sports
Port St Johns has a 9-hole golf course
A walk to the lighthouse on 1st Beach is a multimedia adventure and a simple way to experience Port St Johns
A 5 minute drive to the national museum allows you an opportunity to experience the rich history and culture of the Pondo culture
Silaka Nature Reserve - drive up to 3rd Beach and spend a day beach combing or soaking up the Wild Coast sunshine
Umgazana swamps - drive to Umgazana, meet the local people. Canoe through the Umgazana swamps with a guide
The Gap and Blowhole
Mt.Thesiger airstrip offers spectacular aerial views of Port St Johns and the ocean below