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Ubizane Wildlife Reserve

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Zulu for the place of calling, Ubizane Wildlife Reserve is situated a mere 4 Kilometers from Hluhluwe Town and is on the access road to Hluhluwe Umfolozi National Park. Ubizane Wildlife Reserve is an invaluable location for any tourist to experience wildlife while traveling in the surrounding area, including the Greater St Lucia World Heritage Site. Ubizane Wildlife Reserve is situated in the heart of Zululand, but is only a mere two and a half hours drive from Durban's King Shaka Airport. With an expanse of 1200 hectares, this privately owned, low risk Malaria reserve is teaming with wildlife, some of which include: Giraffe, Wildebeest, White Rhino, Ostrich and Zebra, as well as most antelope species. Not to mention the bird life which includes over 450 species! During the start of a brand new era, Ubizane renovations and restorations were undertaken on a large scale , with the emphasis on returning the glory that has stood for more than 50 years and improving with the resources that our advanced modern society has to offer.
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Zulu Inyala Airport21 km
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Ubizane has two standards of accommodation: luxurious tree-top lodges and safari lodge self-catering units. We stayed in the latter on a full-board basis due to an error subsequently compensated by the tour operators. Fortunately, we had transport from the lodges to the restaurant - otherwise...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Roy L
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed here just for one night during one of my visits to South Africa with a colleague. What an amazing experience ... nature, wild life, and good food . Renting a vehicle is a must or visit through travel agents . The best part...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Priyadsrsi
Response from UbizaneTeam, General Manager at Ubizane Wildlife ReserveResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Priyadsrsi, Thank you for the positive review, it is much appreciated.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

I had been spoilt staying at some of the most incredible lodges on a scouting trip for business. Thus the Safari Lodge was not in any way enticing for my tastes. I found the dark wood and typical African safari setting a bit much for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Anton N
Response from UbizaneTeam, General Manager at Ubizane Wildlife ReserveResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Anton N, Thank you for the honest review, it is really appreciated. We do understand that we will not be ablle to accommodate/meet each and every of our guest's taste/prefrences.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Loved our two night stay here - best place we have stayed during our two weeks here in South Africa. Tree lodge rooms were very comfortable, king bed with mosquito net, large deck on which to sit and watch the nyala, Impala and monkeys below....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank sallygK2969YO
Response from UbizaneTeam, General Manager at Ubizane Wildlife ReserveResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sally G, Thank you very much for this positive review, it is much appreciated.

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Safari Lodge rondavels. Had a braai at the Boma on first night and supper at the restaurant on second night. The restaurant had a lovely candlelight- under-the-stars setting and food was good- Chakalaka was best tasting pap gravy ever! Chocolate pudding...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Jaxw1962
Response from UbizaneTeam, General Manager at Ubizane Wildlife ReserveResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jaxw1962, Thank you for the beautifule review, I will deffinately relay the message to my staff and (especially) the reception staff.

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"If you battle with walking, get a room close to the parking area"
AntonN505
09 Oct 2018
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"Tree Tops are superb"
davidfI9852AN
27 Nov 2017
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"Unit 11 is ideal for families with small children."
marksamc
21 Mar 2017
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"Choose Tree Top Lodge as that is where the facilities are."
johnmE606RR
30 Jan 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$178 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaKwaZulu-NatalZululandHluhluwe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
44
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