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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Accommodation – Lodge
Category: Unique Experience

Motivation for award: Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve (MF) is uniquely positioned overlooking a waterfall and is situated within a Big 5 Game Reserve spanning in excess of 7000 hectares. It provides luxury accommodation (5 star) in 9 beautifully appointed chalets with private en-suite bathrooms, outside showers, private plunge pool and impressive views atop a ridge overlooking the waterfall and the mountains beyond. Main areas are well crafted and laid out to maximise views whilst ensuring guest comfort and relaxation areas including a pool, bar area, lounge, dining area and boma. MF provides morning and evening open game viewing activities, bush walks as well as fine dining. It is situated closely to the Zulu battle fields and historical sites, perfectly positioned near the Swaziland border and the St Lucia wetlands making for the perfect inclusion into an itinerary that seeks beach and bush experiences.

Region: Kwazulu Natal / Zulyu land, Pongola

Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve


Situated in the heart of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal, Mkuze Falls Private Game Reserve is one of only two Private Game Reserves in the region where you can view the ‘Big 5’ as well as nearly 430 species of birds are resident. Overlooking the Mkuze Waterfall, the lodge features 8 Luxurious Thatched Suites and 1 Safari Suite, accommodating guests in utmost comfort and style.

Guests are invited to join the open vehicle safaris with experienced field guides and rangers who also conduct bird, bush and game walks on request. Enjoy two game drives daily in this Private Big Five Reserve, one in the early morning where our visitors will meet for coffee and tea before going out on an adventure, returning for a scrumptious breakfast. In the afternoon high tea is served in the lounge area, which boasts an array of delightful and delectable treats, after which you are invited to join the afternoon drive.

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Thandiwe – 23.05.2022
beautiful place to visit so much to explore, everything is perfect.

Nobuhle Matumelo – 24.03.2022
Its a beautiful area surrounded by nuture and very peaceful

Gugulethu – 16.03.2022
I’m inlove with the Zululand, Kwa-Zulu Natal, the people are friendly and it’s always nice hearing and learning more about the Zulu language.

Nangula Shaimemanya – 14.03.2022
Greatest opportunity ever, I’m thankful.

Jazelle Speelman – 14.03.2022
The place is very beautiful and it looks very relaxed and secured

Candice – 14.03.2022
Best honeymoon

Richard Rorich – 10.03.2022
Best bush experience ever.

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