About Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge
Perched on top of a hill, Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge boasts a rim flow pool overlooking a valley where you can enjoy a refreshing swim while looking over the Nambiti Game Reserve.
Umzolozolo is an intimate, privately owned, luxury game lodge where you will be able to enjoy the biodiversity of the reserve in near solitude. Experienced, enthusiastic game rangers will accompany you on game drives in open topped 4×4 game viewers, tracking the Big 5 and sharing their vast knowledge of the surrounding wildlife.
All of the luxurious suites offer a private deck, air conditioning, large baths with views, indoor and romantic outdoor showers. Each unit is equipped with a mini bar fridge, tea-and- coffee making facilities.
The lodge "specialises" in romantic getaways, honeymoons, wedding anniversaries!
The lodge features 4 luxury suites, 4 luxury chalets, as well as a presidential suite (with a private jacuzzi) all secluded and free standing. All the air conditioned rooms have large picture windows to maximize game viewing. In addition to a private bathroom, each suite has an outdoor shower, so guests are able to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of the surrounding bush and the "African experience".
The lodge offers 3 meals daily served either in the main lodge restaurant, outdoors in the bush, on the deck around the pool or in the boma under the stars around a campfire.
At Umzolozolo, the emphasis is on personal service.
At the main lodge building you can enjoy the magnificent views from the expansive wooden decks or enjoy the rim flow swimming pool, while sipping cocktails.
Perhaps enjoy an indulgent body massage in the Health Spa.
During your stay you will be assured of a superb culinary bush or boma experience as the chef conjures up master pieces to delight the palate. Guests enjoy 4 exquisite meals a day.
A full English breakfast, buffet lunch and a scrumptious dinner, as well as a pre morning-drive spread and savoury snacks on the afternoon game drive
Activities at Umzolozolo Lodge
- The Game viewing is in open vehicles which gives guests the opportunity of viewing fauna and flora in all directions.
- Two scheduled Safaris (game drives) are included in the rate pppn. (maximum of 10 guests per game viewer)
- Guided or self-guided Birding Walks within the fenced area.
- Fishing (seasonal).
- Night drives with 24 hour notice on request (if approved by the reserve)
Children and Game Drives at Umzolozolo Lodge
Children can only be accommodated in a Luxury Chalet. Children under 4 stay free of charge and children aged 4 to 12 pay reduced rates.
Children from the age of 13 pay full adult rates and will be accommodated in their own rooms.
There is a separate children’s menu at the lodge. If a child decides to order from the main menu, there will be an extra charge.
Children must be under adult supervision at all times.
POLICY REGARDING CHILDREN ON GAME DRIVES
Children from the age of 4 years will be allowed on game drives, HOWEVER, this will be at the discretion of the game ranger and lodge manager and whether they feel the child is mature enough to be on a game drive.
Lunch is included on the day of arrival, however it is NOT included on day of departure.
Please try and arrive at the lodge well before 14h00 in order to give yourself enough time for lunch and to make the afternoon game drive.
- Umzolozolo Check-in: from 12h30 – 14h00
- Umzolozolo Check-out: from 10h30 – 11h00
Your Day at Umzolozolo
5am (Summer) / 6am (Winter): Morning Game Drive
Start your day with a steaming freshly ground cup of coffee at the main lodge. Choose from a variety of homemade rusks and biscuits while you get ready for your morning game drive.
the game drive will last approx 2 hours.
8.30am (Summer) /9.30am (Winter): Breakfast
Breakfast is served, on the deck or the veranda depending on the weather. Enjoy a selection of fresh fruits, yoghurt’s, cereals, freshly baked pastries, muffins, cheeses and preserves and a full English breakfast to order as well as the chefs creative daily specialty!
After breakfast you can enjoy a relaxing spa treatment, enjoy some time round the pool or simply catch up on some sleep
1.30pm (Summer and Winter): Lunch
Lunch is served on the deck, veranda or around the pool ( weather dependant). there will be a variety of crisp colourful salads, fresh homemade breads and delectable meat dishes to choose from and just in case that isn't enough there is usually something sweet and decadent to end off the meal as well!
Selecting your sun downer drinks for your afternoon game drive.
4.30pm (Summer) / 3pm (Winter): Afternoon Game Drive
Relax in the back of the open topped 4×4 game viewer and look out for game as the light becomes soft golden. As the sun goes down your ranger will find somewhere to stop for the traditional sun downer. As dusk settles in you will return in the dark and hopefully enjoy some nocturnal wildlife encounters.
Your game drive will be approximately 2 hours before you return to freshen up for dinner.
7.30pm: Dinner, a 4 course dining experience!
On return from your afternoon drive, you can choose to go to your suite to freshen up or make your way to the boma and enjoy a drink round the roaring fire. Pre-dinner drinks are served by the glowing light of the fire before dinner is served. Dinner is served, either under the stars in the boma, in the lounge by the fire place (depending on the weather) or a romantic candlelight dinner for two can be arranged in the privacy of your suite.
Feel free to retire to your suite when the need takes you.
Lunch is included on the day of arrival, and not on the day of departure.
Please can you try to get to the lodge, before 14h00 to avoid missing the afternoon game drive.
- Umzolozolo Check-in: 12h30 – 14h00
- Umzolozolo Check-out: 10h30 – 11h00
All extras to be settled directly with the Lodge unless pre arranged with Nambiti.info Reservations