Bonamanzi Game Park Hluhluwe Hotel, Accommodation KwaZulu Natal
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Bonamanzi Game Park is a highly recommended KwaZulu Natal game lodge providing a wildlife experience for discerning tourists visiting Zululand.

About Bonamanzi Game Park

At a Glance

  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement
  • Some of the Big 5

The 4,000 ha, Bonamanzi Private Game Park was proclaimed a natural heritage site in 1995 for itís diverse habitats and itís outstanding natural features such as itís view over False Bay and St Lucia.

Holding many surprises for its visitors, the varied Hluhluwe accommodation is complimented by diverse terrain that never ceases to surprise one. A game drive on this reserve will include a journey through the magical and mysterious fever tree forest, savannah grasslands, dense sand forests, vast swamp lands and the ever changing Hluhluwe river with itís abundant bird life.

Hluhluwe Accommodation

The accommodation is as varied as the activities with catered and self catered accommodation from 3 star right through to camping.

2 Bed and 4 Bed Tree Houses:
Bonamanzi is well known for their Tree Houses, these wooden units, on stilts, are privately situated amongst the trees of the sand forest. There are units that offer one or two bedrooms and all have self catering facilities.

Tree Lodge:
The Tree Lodge offers 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining room and kitchen all on a raised deck with wonderful views of a nearby water hole. Sleeping 6 adults in total the Tree Lodge is perfectly positioned in the sand forest.

Game Lodge:
The more conventional Game Lodge offers self catering accommodation for 10 adults.

Nyala Lodge:
9 air-conditioned twin bedrooms and sleeps 18 - Three of the outer rooms are en suite and the other six internal rooms share 2 showers & 2 toilet facilities. The kitchen and lounge area are open plan, with a large table on the covered veranda for dining. The kitchen is equipped with a stove & oven, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle and Cutlery & Crockery. There is a built in braai area in front of the house.

Dinizulu Lodge:
Dinizulu Lodge has three individual units sleeping six adults with a charming dining room / lounge / entertainment area. This lodge is situated on the banks of the Dinizulu Dam and is very private.

Bundu Rustic Camp:
The air-conditioned twin units have two bedrooms to a unit with a shared Ablution facility (shower, basin, toilet) i.e 4 guests to one ablution. Each of the units have a veranda. There is a communal kitchen & dining / lounge area which has its own ablution facility. The kitchen is equipped with a stove & oven, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, crockery & cutlery. We will provide water on arrival and the containers can be refilled at our Bar area at no extra charge.

Combo:
Our 3 star combos, are complete with air-conditioned, DStv and inter-lead into the neighboring room which are ideal for families.

Chalet:
Our luxury Chalets complete with DStv, Wi-Fi, refrigerators, air-conditioning & en-suite bathroom, sit looking onto the tranquil Lalapanzi Dam.

Child Friendly

Keeping children occupied at Bonamanzi is no a problem, as all the Camps have swimming pools and there is a childrenís play ground at Lalapanzi Camp. There is also a daily crocodile and tortoise educational tour. Activities are not only restricted to walks and game drives, as The Hluhluwe River offers guests the opportunity of participating in superb river safaris, which are particularly suitable for guests who appreciate birds.

Wildlife

The animals that you could encounter at Bonamanzi include amongst others, Elephant, Leopard, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Crocodile, Hippo, varied antelope species, Warthog and Hyena. Threatened species such as the four toed elephant shrew, suni, reed duiker and birds such as the Pink throated Twinspot, Rudd's Apalis, Neergaards Sunbird, and the lemon breasted canary. Rhinos have recently been re-introduced and are settling well. If this is not enough for you then Bonamanzi is a mere twenty minute drive from the famous Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park with the big 5.

Game Viewing

The great thing about Bonamanzi is, besides the game drives you are able to do guided walking safaris as well as unguided walks as there are well laid out trails for the adventurous. The rangers at Bonamanzi provide all the ďscientificĒ information on the flora and fauna as well as a host of tales on the local folk lore.

The staff at Bonamanzi complete your experience with charm and efficient service. Their commitment and pride in being part of this jewel of Zululand permeates every aspect of your stay.

Additional Facilities

Lalapanzi Restaurant:
For those staying in self-catering accommodation, meals can be booked at reception. Meals are buffet styleset menu depending on the number of guests.

Bush Braai:
This is an African barbecue served at the waters edge at Dinizulu Dam by night. Served by candlelight, you sample local delicacies. The atmosphere is truly African.

Lalapanzi Lounge:
A splendid split levelled thatch and log lounge built up on stilts over the dam provides one with breathtaking sunsets, excellent birding and game viewing. Multi channel television is available.

Lalapanzi Pool:
The pool offers guest a chance to relax and cool off on those hot summer days under the swaying fronds of the Lala Palm.

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 towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Functions

  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Dance floor
  • Disabled equipped
  • Exhibition space
  • Gazebo
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Podium
  • Standard conf. equipment
  • Team building facilities
  • Wheelchair friendly

Food & Drink

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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

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

Chalet

Our Luxury Chalets complete with DSTV, Wifi, refrigerators, air-conditioning & en-suite bathroom, sit looking onto the tranquil Lalapanzi Dam.

Qty: 5
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Combo

Our 3 star combos, are complete with air-conditioned, DStv and inter-lead into the neighboring room which are ideal for families.

Qty: 14
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

2 Sleeper Tree House

The 2-sleeper, self-catering air-conditioned units have a fully equipped kitchen and living area with an en-suite bathroom. The raised sundeck offers guests a panoramic view of the birds amongst the trees and the animals that roam freely underneath the novel tree units.

Qty: 5
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Rustic Family Tree House

Each of the self-catering units has 1 twin room and 1 double room, sleeps 2 adults and 2 children under 16 years. The kitchen has a stove and oven, fridge, crockery and cutlery. Towels are provided for showering. Braai area available for use.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Game Lodge

This unit accommodates 10 people in the 5 en-suite bedrooms. This self catering lodge has a private pool and Braai area, Lounge is equipped with DSTV (selected channels).

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 10 guests (max 10 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Tree Lodge

Three air-conditioned rooms accommodate 6 in total (2 double beds, 2 twin beds). Towels are provided for showering. Private Braai area and lounge has DSTV point (selected channels).

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Dinizulu Lodge

This unit accommodates 6 people in 1 double and 2 twin thatched rooms. This secluded self catering lodge offers a private swimming pool and braai area. The lounge area offers DSTV (selected channels).

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Nyala Lodge

9 air-conditioned twin bedrooms and sleeps 18 - Three of the outer rooms are en suite and the other six internal rooms share 2 showers & 2 toilet facilities. The kitchen and lounge area are open plan, with a large table on the covered veranda for dining. The kitchen is equipped with a stove & oven, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle and Cutlery & Crockery. There is a built in braai area in front of the house.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 18 guests (max 18 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Bundu Rustic camp

The air-conditioned twin units have two bedrooms to a unit with a shared Ablution facility (shower, basin, toilet) i.e 4 guests to one ablution. Each of the units have a veranda. There is a communal kitchen & dining / lounge area which has its own ablution facility. The kitchen is equipped with a stove & oven, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, crockery & cutlery. We will provide water on arrival and the containers can be refilled at our Bar area at no extra charge.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 24 guests (max 24 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

RATES EXCLUDE:
1% TOMSA levy.

Guest Reviews

6 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

We had a fantastic weekend at Bonamanzi with the family. Loved the rooms and the service, we felt very spoilt! Everything was really fantastic. Thanks for the special attention my kids were given. Very special :)

February 2019

Sarah (Pietermaritzburg)

Verified reviewvery good

A warm friendly welcome. The room was lively. It was so good to see attention to detail.

January 2019

Shirley Tait (Durban)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Richard's Bay Airport - 97km

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

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Listed on SA-Venues.com since October 2007

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