Zulu Waters Game Reserve - Accommodation Natal Midlands
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests16
  • Rooms/Units3
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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

About Zulu Waters Game Reserve

Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg Mountain range, lies a true celebration of African wildlife – ZuluWaters offers a unique safari holiday experience, exposing you to intimate wildlife encounters. These experiences combined with our warm African hospitality will undoubtedly leave you with life-lasting memories.

ZuluWaters a malaria free 3000-hectare private game reserve. Featuring the Drakensberg mountains as the backdrop with an abundance of protected, 24/7 secured wildlife for personal enjoyment. Get up close with herds of wildebeest, buffalo and rhino from the comfort of your accommodation or while on one of our unique safari experiences.

At a Glance

  • Malaria-free area
  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement
  • Some of the Big 5
  • Game drives by arrangement

Accommodation

We offer high-end award-winning accommodation to accompany our beautiful reserve and community experiences. With only 6 suites and 2 self-catering options available, you are guaranteed a personalised and intimate safari experience.

ZuluWaters is recognised for its environmental conservation, through its sustainable efforts implemented throughout the reserve. Offering an eco-friendly environment, thoughtful and plant-based food, and ongoing efforts to reduce our footprint.

Off the reserve strong community links have been formed through Early Childhood Development Programmes and other conservation initiatives which have been on-going since 2008.

Dining

Fresh seasonal produce, organically grown in the kitchen gardens, and venison from the veldt form the basis of a cuisine that is authentically ZuluWaters.

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
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Fire pit
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Roof deck
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • 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.

Lake Cottage, tucked away in the heart of ZuluWaters Game Reserve, provides privacy and time to appreciate the natural beauty of the reserve. Wake up to Buffalo standing solemnly in the long grass and bird song on the breeze. Fish nearby Lake Murray for the fierce indigenous Yellow Fish and rainbow trout or fly-fish the Bushmans River for brown trout. The perfect romantic hide-away for two. Self-catering only or as an add-on for Shaka Lodge for a larger group on request.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Named after Shaka Zulu’s mother, Nandi House is built on an old reservoir dating back to the early 1900’s. The house was designed by Richard Stretton of Koop Design in Durban in 2005 and formed part of the SAIA-Afrisam Award for Sustainable Architecture which was won by ZuluWaters in 2010. Nandi House overlooks sweeping plains and hills and guests can sit and watch the game grazing from the double volume veranda. With 2 double bedrooms, Nandi House can be used as a separate self-catering unit or as an add-on to the main house, Shaka Lodge.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Sigidi Garden Suite

Garden suites are situated adjacent to one another with a shared terrace. Historically they used to be an old British Officer's mess and barracks. The room is furnished with twin beds that can be converted into a king size bed. Th en-suite bathroom is fitted with a bath, shower, toilet and basin.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Impi Garden Suite

Garden suites are situated adjacent to one another with a shared terrace. Historically they used to be an old British Officer's mess and barracks. The room is furnished with twin beds that can be converted into a king size bed. Th en-suite bathroom is fitted with a bath, shower, toilet and basin.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Nguni Luxury Garden Suite

Historically this unit was linked with the British officers mess and barracks and said to be their stables. Over the years the unit was transformed from stables to a tack room and now an opulent private suite for couples wanting a romantic retreat. The room is furnished with twin beds that can be converted into a king size bed. Th en-suite bathroom is fitted with a bath, shower, toilet and basin.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Assegai Deluxe Suite

Opulent suite situated in the main lodge with a private patio area overlooking the rim flow pool as well as the reserve. The room is furnished with a king size bed. Th en-suite bathroom is fitted with a bath/ shower combination, toilet and basin.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Langeni Deluxe Suite

Opulent suite situated in the main lodge with a private patio with beautiful views over the reserve. The room is furnished with a king size bed. Th en-suite bathroom is fitted with a bath/ shower combination, toilet and basin.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

King Shaka Luxury Suite

Opulent master suite, named after King Shaka himself. Situated in the main lodge with a private patio area overlooking the rim flow pool as well as the reserve. The room is furnished with a king size bed. Th en-suite bathroom is fitted with a bath, shower, toilet and basin.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Private pool  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

SHAKA LODGE RATES INCLUDE:
• Luxury accommodation (maximum 12 people in Shaka Lodge and 4 people in Nandi House)
• All meals prepared by your own private chef
• Teas and Coffees
• One Game Drive

SHAKA LODGE RATES EXCLUDE:
• 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

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Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Food was incredible, all the setups and staff were amazing. We will definitely be back and recommend to family and friends.

June 2022

Bianca Z. (SA/Australia)

Verified reviewexcellent

Absolutely loved our experience at Zulu Waters. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the game was beautiful and we even had Rhino in our garden!

February 2022

Jarryd V. (Umhlanga)

Need to Know

Response timeZulu Waters Game Reserve typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

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 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 December 2010

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