Gwahumbe Game and Spa Durban Guest Lodge Accommodation in Mid Illovo
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests24
  • Rooms/Units10

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Gwahumbe Game and Spa is a 4 star graded game lodge offering Mid Illovo accommodation for tourists and visitors of the Natal Midlands.

About Gwahumbe Game and Spa

Gwahumbe Game & Spa is a 32 bed lodge situated in Mid Illovo, just 45 minutes from Pietermaritzburg and one hour from the nearest hotel in Durban.

Guests are welcomed to this piece of paradise with majestic cliff faces and lush riverine vegetation. The area is home to plains game and a wide variety of antelope as well as birds including the martial eagle and endangered ground hornbill.

At a Glance

  • Guided game drives included
  • Malaria-free area
  • Game drives by arrangement
  • Self-guided game drives

Accommodation

There is a wide variety of both catered and self catered accommodation ranging from the ultimate in luxury to comfortable lodges or alternatively a rustic bush camp (see room descriptions below). Those looking to simply relax can indulge in anything from a cool dip at the waterfall to sundowners on a wooden deck high above the hippo pool.

Facilities

Facilities include a conference centre, swimming pool, bar and boma with adjoining well stocked wine cellar.

The Spa

The Spa@Gwahumbe is set in it's own tranquil private garden has massage and steam rooms. Guests can either spoil themselves with individual treatments or enjoy some of the day or night packages that are available.

Activities

There are a wide variety of activities on offer from challenging 4 x 4 trials (in either your own vehicle or one hired from the reserve), mountain biking, game viewing from open land cruisers, game walks and hikes, bird watching and fishing.

With its perfectly peaceful ambience and personalized service, Gwahumbe caters for anything from romantic escapes and family getaways to special interest parties, weddings, product launches, corporate conference and team building functions.

In effect, Gwahumbe offers the best of all worlds – the finest therapies, the thrill of adventure and the peace of the wild which together restore, mind, body and soul. For added peace of mind, Gwahumbe is located in a malaria free zone.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Tour assistance

Rooms & Rates

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

Sable

Spacious luxury 2-sleeper catered rooms in close proximity to expansive lodge gardens and restaurant. Wheelchair access friendly with large shower and shower seat. Includes tea/coffee and home-baked rusks with complimentary sherry and standard guest amenities.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Serengeti

Spacious luxury 2-sleeper catered rooms boasting a private veranda overlooking the Gwahumbe Valley. Includes full bathroom (shower and bath), tea/coffee and home-baked rusks with complimentary sherry and standard guest amenities.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Stone Chat 1 (4 Sleeper)

A 4-sleeper chalet with kitchen facilities and private lapa. Each unit has twin beds downstairs and twin beds upstairs in a semi-private loft. Each unit has an ensuite bathroom with shower and a veranda with sweeping views of the Gwahumbe Valley.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Stone Chat 2 (2 Sleeper)

A 2 to 4-sleeper chalet with twin beds downstairs and twin beds upstairs in a semi-private loft. Includes bathroom with shower, tea/coffee and home-baked rusks with complimentary sherry and standard guest amenities.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Eagles Nest Lodge

A 6 to 8-sleeper chalet with fully-equipped kitchen facilities. Three en-suite bedrooms and an upstairs loft, lounge area, private rim-flow plunge pool, braai boma and veranda with incredible views of the Gwahumbe Valley.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

River Bend Lodge

A 6-sleeper chalet with fully-equipped kitchen facilities. Three en-suite bedrooms, lounge area, private rim-flow plunge pool, braai boma and veranda with incredible views of the Gwahumbe Valley.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Mzigi Bush Camp

This bush camp consists of 5 A Frame reed and thatch huts on stilts which sleeps 2 guests, snugly. We provide mattresses and a basket of basic eating and cooking utensils. Two hot showers, flush toilet, small kitchenette, gas cooker and small fridge.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 10 guests (max 10 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Full Board rates INCLUDE:
Luxury Accommodation, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch and a Game Drive.

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Enjoyed Gwahumbe a great deal. Just a convenient reserve for a nice 2 day getaway. Had a couple of nice game drives, the food was good & service excellent.

August 2019

Mark Foerster (Durban & Detroit it)

Verified reviewexcellent

We had an AMAZING time at Gwahumbe! Service awesome, the place is wonderful and we loved every minute. Wish we had been able to stay a bit longer. 5 Star service!

February 2017

Candy Smith (Cape Town)

Need to Know

Response timeGwahumbe Game and Spa 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 propertyVisa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since April 2015

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