HLUHLUWE RIVER LODGE
The Hluhluwe River Lodge is a small 28-bed hideaway close to the famous Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park and the coastal marine reserves of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. Great comfort, friendly staff, excellent food and lots of exciting activities make this the ideal choice for travelers exploring this diverse and beautiful region.
Hluhluwe River Lodge is central to the main attractions of the area namely Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, Mkuze Game Reserve and False Bay Park. The coastal marine reserve and beaches of St Lucia, Cape Vidal and scuba diving mecca of Sodwana Bay are a one-hour drive away.
There is a main lodge, which includes a dining room, bar lounge, and formal lounge all set around an open terrace, commanding a lovely view of Lake St Lucia and the Hluhluwe River floodplain. Dinner is served in the dining room or if weather permits outside in the ‘isibaya’ or on the terrace. Breakfasts are predominantly served on the outside terrace every morning.
Hluhluwe River Lodge is a comfortable lodge with only 12 chalets sleeping a maximum of 28 guests at any one time. There is a choice of accommodations namely our 8 twin standard chalets, 2 family chalets and 2 luxury chalets.
Standard Chalet – Thatched A frame style thatched chalets with wooden decks, spread around the forested garden. All chalets feature queen-sized beds and the bathrooms are made up of an en-suite shower and separate toilet and vanity unit with one basin, a large mirror and shaver plug. The chalet is equipped with a mini bar and tea and coffee facility. There is a comfortable wing back chair, a writing desk, two suitcase racks, clothes cupboard, telephone, digital safe and an air conditioner.
Family Chalet – Thatched A frame style chalet with deck. The bathroom is made up of an en-suite shower and separate toilet, a vanity unit with two basins, a large mirror and shaver plug. The chalet is equipped with a mini bar and tea and coffee facility. There are two comfortable cane chairs, a writing desk, a large suitcase rack, clothes cupboard, telephone, digital safe and an air conditioner. The chalet is open plan with two three quarter beds allowing for a double or twin arrangement and then two single beds which can be screened off with curtains if required.
Honeymoon luxury Chalet – Thatched A frame style chalet with an expansive deck area, chairs and coffee table. The bathroom is made up of an en-suite shower and separate toilet, a vanity unit with two basins, a large mirror and shaver plug. A Victorian bath is just off the main room area and looks out into the forest. The King size bed is draped with a romantic mosquito net and the chalet is equipped with a mini bar, tea and coffee facility’ two comfortable cane chairs, writing desk, a large suitcase rack, clothes cupboard, telephone, digital safe and an air conditioner.
We offer two rate options, a fully inclusive package, which includes one game drive into Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park or a dinner, bed and breakfast rate. Those choosing to stay at the dinner, bed and breakfast rate may book any of the scheduled activities once at the lodge.
(per person, per night, sharing)
Fully Inclusive Package: low season from R1430; high season from R2095 (fully inclusive of 1 safari game drive per day, morning tea / coffee, brunch, high tea at 14h00, evening drinks and snacks (on activities) and dinner)
Dinner Bed and Breakfast: low season from R1245; high season from R1730
Please note that all rates are subject to change without prior notice and are subject to availability. The rates may change for various reasons (e.g. rate of exchange fluctuation) and from season to season, and the above prices are to be used as an approximate indication only.
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