Umzimkulu River Lodge

Pet Friendly

Accommodation Overview

Umzimkulu River Lodge in Underberg offers serviced, catered or self-catering accommodation on the Umzimkulu River. From R370.00 per person per night.
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Umzimkulu River Lodge in Underberg offers serviced, catered or self-catering accommodation on the Umzimkulu River. From R370.00 per person per night.

ACCOMMODATION OVERVIEW

Type: Self-Catering or Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

Bedrooms: 4 x 2 Sleeper Cottages, 1 x 4 Sleeper Cottage, 1 x 5 Sleeper Cottage, 1 x 10 Sleeper Cottage, 1 x 12 Sleeper Cottage.  

Bathrooms: Depending on Cottage

Capacity: 1 – 39 Guests

Kitchen Appliances: Kitchenettes and Fully equipped kitchens (Depending on Cottage)

Features: Log Fireplaces, Pet-Friendly (5 Sleeper only), On-site activities, Restaurant and Bar. 

Rates: From R370.00 per person per night sharing.

A place to unwind…Umzimkulu River Lodge offers serviced, bed and breakfast, dinner, bed and breakfast or self-catering accommodation on one of the most picturesque bends of the Umzimkulu River in Underberg. Situated 2 hours from Durban and 6 hours from Johannesburg, this establishment is the perfect spot to enjoy the world famous Sani Pass!

The accommodation is just metres from the river bank with easy access to the river and breathtaking views. All units have log fires and fully equipped kitchens. For those who prefer, a generous breakfast is served daily as well as 2 main meals for dinner. The fully licensed bar offers a relaxed, friendly environment where you can play a game of pool, darts or just sit on the deck overlooking the river whilst sipping on a refreshing cocktail.

A perfect family escape – Where children have the freedom to explore the 38ha of country. Boating, fishing, tubing, 5km trail run/walk/cycle, splash pool or bolder hopping in the gorge will keep them happy all day long!

The 2 Sleeper Bower chalet  is a free standing thatched unit set away from the family accommodation with its own private entrance through a rose covered pergola – An extra length king size bed and comfy sofa in the lounge ensures a peaceful and relaxing escape, where one has access to their own braai facilities and a private deck that overlooks the river.

The Malachite cottage is a free standing cottage ideal for a party of 4, consisting of 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, lounge, dining area with log fire - the kitchen is fully equipped and also has its own deck with views of the river.

The Mangrove Cottage is the pet-friendly cottage, which is fully fenced and accommodates a maximum of 4 adults and 1 child. The original homestead with olde worlde charm and rustic details is situated 200m away from the other chalets.

Pied A and Pied B cottages are semi detached 2 sleeper units with double en suite bedrooms and beautiful river views. Each cottage has the option to interlead and therefore can be unlocked for two couples travelling together.

For larger groups the luxury 12 Sleeper Giant Cabin offers excellent privacy and spectacular views – the secluded log home has 2 double en suite rooms leading out onto veranda’s. The main en suite has a ball and claw bath from which you can overlook Thrombosis gorge! The second en suite has a shower only.  The additional 3 large twin rooms share a separate shower, separate toilet and additional bathroom. There is an additional en suite room downstairs with its own entrance.The spacious open plan fully equipped kitchen, lounge, dining area and huge veranda with braai facilities are perfect for large family gatherings. There is an additional en suite room downstairs with its own entrance.

Woodland is a free standing double storey house and is ideal for a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children. It offers excellent privacy, comfortable accommodation, and beautiful views. It has its own access down onto rolling lawn and the river island beyond.

For couples in need of a romantic and quiet getaway, the little free standing Pygmy cottage is a double storey unit in the trees- with a steep stairway leading to the loft bedroom and is only suited to able bodied couples. Take advantage of the lovely views whilst having a braai on the deck area!

Some of the many on-site activities families and friends can enjoy include fishing, walking, mountain biking, birding, swimming, boating, tubing, a golf range and picnics at the river. This peaceful valley resort which is 22km out of Underberg provides the perfect location for a retreat from city life!

 

RATES AT UMZIMKULU RIVER LODGE, IN THE UNDERBERG, SOUTHERN DRAKENSBERG, KWA-ZULU NATAL

Rates are a guide price and will be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice

 

Weekend Rates (Minimum stay of 2 nights is required for weekends)

12 Sleeper Giant Cabin – From R4 500.00 per night

10 Sleeper Woodland Cabin – From R2 500.00 per night

4 Sleeper Malachite Family Cottage – From R1 230.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R410.00 per person

5 Sleeper Mangrove Cottage (Pet-friendly) – From R1 290.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R430.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pied Honeymoon Cottage A – From R1 050.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R525.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pied Honeymoon Cottage B – From R1 050.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R525,00 per person

2 Sleeper Pygmy Garden Cottage – From R840.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R420.00 per person

2 Sleeper Bouwer Honeymoon Cottage – From R1 190.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R595.00 per person

 

Mid-Week Rates (Sunday – Thursday)

12 Sleeper Giant Cabin – From R3 500.00 per night /

10 Sleeper Woodland Cabin – From R2 100.00 per night

4 Sleeper Malachite Family Cottage – From R1 050.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R350.00 per person

5 Sleeper Mangrove Cottage (Pet-friendly) – From R1 200.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R400.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pied Honeymoon Cottage A – From R850.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R425.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pied Honeymoon Cottage B – From R850.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R425.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pygmy Garden Cottage – From R740.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R370.00 per person

2 Sleeper Bouwer Honeymoon Cottage – From R990.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R495.00 per person

 

Peak Season Rates

The following minimum stays are applied during Peak Season:

Minimum stay of 5 nights between 16 December – 31 December

Minimum stay of 4 nights over the Easter weekend

Minimum stay of 3 nights over long weekends

 

12 Sleeper Giant Cabin – From R6 185.00 per night

10 Sleeper Woodland Cabin – From R3 150.00 per night

4 Sleeper Malachite Family Cottage – From R1 485.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R495.00 per person

5 Sleeper Mangrove Cottage (Pet-friendly) – From R1 510.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R500.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pied Honeymoon Cottage A – From R1 180.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R590.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pied Honeymoon Cottage B – From R1 180.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R590.00 per person

2 Sleeper Pygmy Garden Cottage – From R945.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R470.00 per person

2 Sleeper Bouwer Honeymoon Cottage – From R1 340.00 per night (Min charge)

/ R670.00 per person

 

Note

The minimum charge for the chalets will apply - if the per person total is less than the minimum chalet rate.

Children under 2 years old stay for free

Children under 12 years old pay half price


SERVICES AND FACILITIES

Restaurant

Bar

Housekeeping

Log Fireplace

Braai Facilities

TV

Private Deck Area

Fully Equipped Kitchens

Pet-Friendly

 

AREA ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS

Horse Riding (4km away)

Picnics at the river

Boating

Tubing

Swimming

Golf Range

Golf

Hiking

Bird Watching

Jungle Gym

Mini Golf

Volleyball

Fishing

Sani Pass

Bushman Paintings 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Only the Mangrove Cottage is pet-friendly

 

LOCATION

Coleford Road, Underberg, Southern Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

 

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bar, Bird Watching, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Nightlife, Quad Bikes, Restaurant, Running Trails, Shopping / Markets, Spa, Arts & Crafts
Facilities: DSTV, Fire Place, Pet Friendly, Television, Wedding Facilities, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Bar
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast, Holiday Resort, Self-Catering

Location

Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Coleford Road, Underberg, Southern Drakensburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa