African Spirit Game Lodge Mkuze Self Catering Accommodation, Elephant Coast
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  • Guests19
  • Rooms/Units6

About African Spirit Game Lodge

African Spirit Game Lodge is a Big 5, privately owned game lodge situated 12 km’s west of Mkuze within the Zululand Rhino Reserve. We invite guests to come and experience true luxury and warm African hospitality.

The lodge is magnificently set in the heart of Zululand against the backdrop of the Lebombo Mountains.

Zululand Rhino Reserve is a Big 5 endangered species reserve of 24 000 hectares. It was recently proclaimed as a nature reserve and received international recognition for the introduction of 28 black rhino in 2005. The reserve has over 70 mammal species and among them are elephant, white and black rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, wild dog, spotted hyena, brown hyena, cheetah, African wildcat, serval, lynx, black back jackal, giraffe, zebra, blue wildebeest, nyala, impala, common reedbuck, warthog, waterbuck, bush pig, red & grey duiker, Steen buck, bush buck, mountain reedbuck, ostrich, red hartebeest and diverse birdlife of over 450 species.


African Spirit Game Lodge accommodation is intimate and consists of 4 quaint, fully serviced chalets. Each comfortable and stylish chalet accommodates 2 people with an en-suit bathroom, air-conditioner, mini bar, ceiling fan, tea and coffee facilities. The paths are well-lit and connect the chalets to the main lodge.

Our main lodge features a comfortable and relaxed dining room, cosy lounge, bar with viewing deck, open fire place attached to the lodge and a swimming pool with a thatched gazebo, offering our guest a welcome retreat after a day in the African bush. Our meals are your typical South African style which ensures that you will never go hungry and will enjoy every bite that is carefully prepared by our cooks.

Our self-catering units are comfortable, fully equipped, with open plan kitchens. It has everything you need for self-catering purposes including stoves, microwave oven and fridge/freezer. All linen, bedding, bath towels, toilet paper, kitchen utensils, crockery and a reasonable quantity of firewood is supplied. Please bring your own swimming towels. Selected DStv channels available in both units with decoders. For full DStv channels please bring own card and decoder if “married”

Please note: There is no meal plan for this option. Customers bring their own food and supplies. The restaurant at the main lodge is for Dinner, bed & breakfast guests only. Cleaning services is included, once a day, before midday except on Sundays & public holidays.


Guests can spend time relaxing in their own privacy or indulge in any of the activities offered in our area.

Game Drives:
We offer morning and afternoon game drives which will allow you to get close to Africa’s wildlife in an open vehicle with a trained guide who will not only ensure your safety but who will guarantee a wildlife experience that will capture your imagination, refresh your soul and help to conserve our natural heritage.

Please note: No self-drives are allowed within the Game Reserve

Visit any, or a combination of these fine destinations available as day trips from our lodge:

• National Parks and game reserves
Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve
• Thembi Elephant Park
Ndumo Game Reserve
Mkuze Game Reserve
Ithala Game Reserve
Pongola Game Reserve
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park
• Zulu Cultural Villages
• Horse riding
• Health Spa’s
• Boat cruises on Lake St Lucia, a wetland estuary
• Tiger fishing and boat cruises on a lake surrounded by a game reserve
• Deep-sea fishing and whale watching (Indian Ocean).
• Scuba diving and snorkeling
• Curio and jewellery shopping
• Elephant interaction / educational tour
• Golf trips

All transfers, airfares, laundry, telephone and internet are available at extra cost.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Roof deck
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Twin room

The chalet is comfortable and stylish and accommodates 2 people (twin room) with an en-suit bathroom, air-conditioner, heating, mini bar, ceiling fan, tea and coffee facilities. Unfortunately no TV available in chalet, only in main lodge.

Qty: 4
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Intibane: Self-catering (4)

The unit has two bedrooms with twin beds and an en-suit bathroom each. It has a small open-plan living space with lounge, dining area and kitchen. All linen, bedding, bath towels, kitchen utensils, crockery, satellite TV & private barbeque area available.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Idube: Self-catering (6)

Our self-catering house has 2 bedrooms with a spacious comfortable lounge, separate dining area and a fully equipped open plan kitchen. All linen, bedding, bath towels, kitchen utensils, crockery and a reasonable quantity of firewood is supplied.No meals

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

4 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at African Spirit Game Lodge in one of their self catering cottages. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable , cottages clean , comfortable and private.

July 2017

Joanne Bosch (Nelspruit)

Verified reviewexcellent

Fabulous experience, everything was incredible-the comfortable and spacious chalets, the excellent cuisine and the fantastic game viewing. The guides are very courteous and knowledgeable. Memories of a lifetime.

November 2012

Richard Craddock (Twin Falls, Idaho USA)

Need to Know

Response timeAfrican Spirit Game Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.
We regret: No children under the age of 4 years old are allowed on the Game Drives.

Closest airport(s)Richard's Bay Airport - 150km
Durban International - 320km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since April 2010

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