Accommodation in Babanango Valley Lodge in KwaZulu Natal
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests20
  • Rooms/Units9

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Babanango Valley Lodge is a KwaZulu Natal game lodge providing a wildlife experience for tourists visiting Zululand.

About Babanango Valley Lodge

Welcome to Babanango Valley Lodge, a nature lover’s escape, nestled in the heart of Zululand, where beautiful flora and fauna abound. The lodge overlooks the picturesque Nsubeni River Valley with glistening granite koppies, sandstone cliffs and quartzite ridges stretching into the far distance where the White Umfolozi River flows. Valley Lodge offers a truly unique bush experience, on a grassroots level, with a “home away from home” experience in a farmstyled environment.

With 6 Luxury Rooms, 2 Family Rooms and 1 Honeymoon Suite, it is the perfect getaway for group bookings, multi-gen family celebrations or just for a group of friends that want to spend quality time together. A beautiful bar, lounge area, infinity pool and boma area all lend themselves to gathering together to share stories from the day’s activities.

At a Glance

  • All meals included
  • Guided game drives included
  • Malaria-free area
  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement
  • Some of the Big 5
  • Conservation fee applicable
  • Game drives by arrangement
  • Kids' programme

Accommodation

Babanango Valley Lodge sleeps 22 people in 9 luxurious suites. The Honeymoon Suite is set slightly apart from the rest of the lodge for extra privacy.

Each luxury air-conditioned suite includes Wifi, tea and coffee-making facilities, along with sweeping views of the beautiful reserve. The lodge offers delicious meals from the on-site restaurant, with room service for those times when staying in your gown and relaxing is the only option.

Please see the individual room descriptions with photographs below, to assist you with your choice.

On site Facilities

Valley Lodge has indoor and outdoor restaurant dining areas, and an outdoor boma, together with a relaxing lounge and library area. The indoor bar opens to a courtyard where guests can enjoy the infinity pool with sun loungers. The Lodge offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

Guests can enjoy guided walking trails and a Copper mine tour within proximity of the lodge. The lodge will also be opening up a gym in spring 2022

Experience

Guided nature drives are available from the lodge twice a day. Coming soon, guests can experience our Cultural Tours to the nearby battlefield of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift.

Area

Valley Lodge offers guests accommodation in farm-styled rooms overlooking the picturesque Nsubeni River Valley with glistening granite koppies, sandstone cliffs and quartzite ridges
stretching into the far distance where the White Umfolozi River flows. Visitors to Valley Lodge can enjoy the abundance of wildlife in the surrounding Babanango Game Reserve, which boasts 19,895 hectares of pristine wilderness waiting to be explored by conservation and nature enthusiasts.

This rich area harbours abundant game species including Cheetah, Leopard, Brown Hyena, Jackal, Buffalo, Hippo, Rhino, Giraffe, Zebra, Eland, Red Hartebeest, Kudu, Nyala, Mountain Reedbuck, and the elusive Aardvark and Aardwolf. Lion and Elephant will be introduced by late 2022.

Besides being home to an abundant species of game, our reserve is also home to 32 species of butterflies and 311 species of birds, including the rare Pel’s Fishing Owl and Narina Trogon. The Reserve is also home to Black Eagles, Lappet-Faced and White-Backed Vultures, Crowned Eagles and nine breeding pairs of Blue Cranes.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Fire pit
  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Rooms & Rates

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

This Luxury Room is furnished with twin beds and a patio with outdoor seating and views of the gardens and or mountains. The bathroom has heated flooring and is fitted with either a bath or shower, toilet and basin. A special turn-down is offered, and daily housekeeping is provided. It also comes with air conditioning and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. Limited inter-connecting rooms are available on request.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 6
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Honeymoon Suite

The Honeymoon Suite is set slightly apart from the rest of the lodge for extra privacy. Elegantly furnished and featuring garden and mountain views, this suite is furnished with a four-poster king-size bed, two armchairs, and a bathroom fitted with a bath, shower, toilet and basin. The suite has its own private undercover veranda with outdoor seating. A special turndown service is offered, and daily housekeeping is provided. It also comes with air conditioning and tea-and-coffee-making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Underfloor heating

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

This spacious family room is furnished with twin beds and a sleeper couch. The bathroom has heated flooring and is fitted with a bath, shower, toilet and basin. Guests can enjoy beautiful garden views on the patio with outdoor seating. A special turndown service is offered, and daily housekeeping is provided. It also comes with air conditioning and tea-and-coffee-making facilities.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Beach towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Desk  
  • Fan(s)  
  • Hairdryer  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Iron / trouser press  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Telephone (direct dial)  
  • Underfloor heating

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

RATES INCLUDE:
Accommodation.
Three meals per night booked.
2 Game drives per day in open Land Rovers guided by experienced Rangers, includes sundowner drink.

RATES EXCLUDE:
Conservation Levy of R180.00p.p per night (Subject to change)
Transfers To and From the lodge.
Curio and Bar purchases, Gratuities, Child Minding, Additional Activities and Laundry.

Need to Know

Response timeBabanango Valley Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

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

Payment methods accepted by the property Diners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since September 2020

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