The Hatchery Mtunzini Self Catering Accommodation in Zululand
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests49
  • Rooms/Units12
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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The Hatchery is a highly recommended property for self catering in Mtunzini for tourists visiting the Zululand region.

About The Hatchery

The Hatchery is a rustic beach and lagoon experience, situated about 15 minutes drive from Mtunzini and set against a backdrop of a beautiful river and overlooking a nature reserve, island and deserted beach. The Hatchery was originally a prawn breeding facility and it now makes for a unique destination experience for visitors to the North Coast.

The facility has been ‘lightly’ renovated - the end result is a unique blend of comfort and rustic cool. The Hatchery is all about chilling out, letting loose and reconnecting.

Self Catering Accommodation

The rustic accommodation comprises a selection of rooms and a rooftop tent suited to accommodate up to 49 guests. We offer self catering accommodation and bringing your own supplies in is recommended.

The rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths). Please see the individual unit descriptions and photos below or at Rooms & Rates.

Facilities

The communal kitchen and dining table is fully equipped and kitted for self catering. Other facilities include a swimming pool, braai area, conference facilities and secure parking. Guests are welcome to making use of the communal kitchen and dining table to suit their self-catering needs. Activities on-site include fly-fishing, fishing, bird watching and mountain biking.

Experiences

• Relax on the lagoon beaches
• Hire a prawn feeder, get the rod out and catch dinner
• Walk along the lagoon’s beaches or wade across the lagoon to Casuarina Island
• The Amatikulu Nature reserve is not far away – suitable for a four by four drive vehicles

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Fan(s)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)

Rooms & Rates

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

Nursery

Double bedroom with a double bed and 1 day sleeper, close to the kitchen. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Red Herring

Double bedroom with Queen-size bed and two day sleepers, great for two couples or family of four. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Flying Prawn

Double bedroom with Queen-size bed and two day sleepers. Ideal for two couples or family of four. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Prawn Feed

Double bedroom with a Queen-size bed and two day sleepers. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Double bedroom with Queen-size bed and four singles. Kelp is more central, close to the action and next to the gin tank. Room has its own fridge. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

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

The Tap Room

Single bedroom with Queen-size bed and one single for the kiddie, detached from the rest so recommended for grumpy or noisy guests. Room has its own bar fridge. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Pumphouse

Bedroom with king size bed or two singles - away from room 1-5. Good views. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

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

Broodstock

A bedroom with king size or two singles. Next to room 6 (Tap Room) and gin tank. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

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

Forest

Two and a half rooms with two queen-size beds and one single. This room has a bar fridge and small veranda with table and chairs. Forest is set back from the front line units. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Chapel

Small room with oversize double bed and bar fridge. Outside communal shower and ablutions. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

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

Penny's Cottage

Two “sides” adjoined by kitchen in middle with bathroom on either side. One side has larger room with queen and two singles, the other side has two rooms, one with Queen-size bed and the other with 2 singles. Rooms are equipped with linen, bedding, towels and air-conditioning. The en-suite bathrooms have double showers (no baths).

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Mom’s Night Off

Mom’s Night Off is a comfortable roof top tent suitable for two guests only. The tent comes equipped with a mattress, bedding and towels provided. The tent is situated on its own raised deck with a table and chairs.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Dad's Night Off

Dad's Night Off is a comfortable roof top tent suitable for two guests only. The tent comes equipped with a mattress, bedding and towels provided. The tent is situated on its own raised deck with a table and chairs.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

IT WAS MAGIC! The hatchery is the perfect place for someone like me, who enjoys nature! I stayed in the pump house. 2 steps from my door and I could drop into the round pool that you see on the pics. One step and your feet are in sea sand. So if you don't like sea sand, this place is not for you. The view from this unit is magnificent. When it rained in the afternoon, I lay on the bed with my book with this awesome view and was happy as pie to be reading while feeling like I'm in the jungle. Christopher (the "Gilly") helped me with a fishing rod and I even caught my own fish. There are 2 communal kitchens and enough pools from which you can choose to cool down. The units are all very close to one another, yet you still have privacy. Very child friendly for between 4/5 and over. The "paddle ski's" are free and you can row across the lagoon, walk over the dune and see miles of untouched ocean. I loved it an will return!

December 2019

Judy B. (Durban)

Verified reviewexcellent

We had a fabulous, relaxing time. Will definately be returning.

December 2018

Sharon Southgate (Howick)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)King Shaka International - 80km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 12h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since October 2016

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