ZuluWaters Game Reserve - Accommodation Natal Midlands
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests10
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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ZuluWaters Game Reserve is a highly recommended KwaZulu Natal game lodge providing a wildlife experience for discerning tourists visiting Natal Midlands.

About ZuluWaters Game Reserve

A very private eco-retreat in a panoramic setting of hills, valleys, rolling grasslands and crystal clear streams, ZuluWaters Private Reserve offers the exclusive use of its 7 000 acre estate for a uniquely intimate experience with the African Wilderness.

At a Glance

  • All meals included
  • Guided game drives included
  • Malaria-free area


Characterised by a contemporary indigenous design aesthetic and stylish interiors, Shaka Lodge accommodates up to three couples in en suite double bedrooms and the more intimate Lake Cottage in the heart of the Reserve, is ideal for two. The Nandi House – adjacent to Shaka Lodge sleeps 2 couples.

Shaka Lodge comes complete with a fully equipped kitchen, your personal chef and discreet staff who are all on hand for your every need. Food is sourced from the kitchen garden - organic vegetables, fruit, freshly laid eggs – and wild venison from the Reserve. A well-stocked wine cellar provides a selection of world-class wines. Lake Cottage is available as a self-catering unit only and Nandi House has the option of self-catering or as an add-on to Shaka Lodge for larger groups

Include private airstrip and helicopter landing facility

Activities on ZuluWaters

Get up close to ZuluWaters wildlife with both day and night game drives to see the full spectrum of animals here (including Cape Buffalo and and Berg Eland).

The Bushman’s River is home to Brown and Rainbow Trout and indigenous Yellow Fish. Fly Fishing is available with a ghillie - either still water in any of our six dams or river fishing in the Bushman’s River. Our sure-footed Appaloosas offer a unique horse riding experience, whether it’s spotting game or enjoying the sights of the Reserve.

Guided walks, paintball games, tennis (all weather court) and clay pigeon shooting are also available.

by arrangement, with surcharge:
• Hot Air Ballooning
• Battlefields (Anglo-Boer and Anglo-Zulu) by helicopter with a personal historian
• Helicopter trips to the Drakensburg
• Performances by the Zuluwaters Dance Warriors
• Spa Treatments


Zulu Waters Game Reserve is a proclaimed nature reserve, endorsed by Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife and is the custodian of endangered species such as Oribi. We are committed to the rehabilitation of the landscape through the clearance on alien invasive plants.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Roof deck
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Secretarial services
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

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

Shaka Lodge

Shaka Lodge accommodates up to three couples in en-suite double bedrooms. Three suites provide accommodation for couples to enjoy privacy and relaxation. A fully equipped kitchen, your own personal chef, and discreet staff are on hand for every need. Our wine cellar provides a comprehensive selection of South African and world-class wines. Shaka Lodge accommodates three couples in double rooms.

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

Lake Cottage

Lake Cottage in the heart of the Reserve, is ideal for two. This 4 Star Self-Catering Lake Cottage, tucked away in the heart of Zulu Waters Game Reserve, provides privacy and time to appreciate the natural beauty of the reserve. Lake Cottage is the perfect romantic hide-away for two. Lake cottage is now available as a self-catering unit.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Nandi House

The Nandi House adjacent to Shaka Lodge sleeps 2 couples. Named after Shaka Zulu's mother, Nandi House is built on an old reservoir dating back to the early 1900's. Nandi House overlooks sweeping plains and hills and guests can sit and watch the game grazing from the double volume veranda. With two double bedrooms, Nandi House can be used as a separate self-catering unit or as an add-on to the main house, Shaka Lodge.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

• Luxury accommodation (maximum 6 people in Shaka Lodge and 4 people in Nandi House)
• All meals prepared by your own private chef
• Teas and Coffees
• One Game Drive

• Beverages (soft drinks, beers, ciders, wines etc)
• Cellar wine collection, champagne, cognac, premium brand spirits and cigars
• Telephone calls
• Items of a personal nature
• Gratuities
• Tailor-made activities on the Reserve including Game Drives, Guided Walks, Fly Fishing, Horse Trails, & Tennis.
• Additional activities [by arrangement/subject to availability] including Battlefields tours, hot air ballooning, white water rafting, helicopter tours, clay pigeon shooting
• Laundry
• Internet Access
• Chartered flights
• Transfers

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

To the amazing staff at ZuluWaters! Thank you for a wonderful weekend. Fantastic staff, accommodation, food, game viewing (everything). It is so encouraging to see that rehabilitation is possible Well done and thanks again for a special weekend.

February 2019

Olive Edwards (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

Absolutely amazing stay at Zuluwaters Game Reserve. Definitely will be back again.

March 2018

Sherwin Pillay (Durban)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Private Airstrip - 0km
Pietermaritzburg Airport - 100km
King Shaka International - 200km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2010

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