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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

7.7 km from Hluhluwe centre
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
45 Bree Street Cradock 1969 | PO Box 247, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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    All reviews heritage safari lodge zulu nyala charity auction ilala weavers elephant interaction indian ocean buffet style canvas roof front porch richard's bay safari group rent a car game rides tents excursions hippos guide hemingway zn airfare
    Reviewed 13 December 2008

    We purchased this holiday at auction, as it seems most others have. We were originally booked in a tent, but were attacked by mosquitos *inside* the tent the moment we walked in, so we moved to a regular room. Regular rooms are modestly decorated with...More

    Helpful?7
    Reviewed 7 October 2008

    We were supposed to stay here 3 nights of a 6 night Zulu Nyala safari that we purchased at an auction. We were in the Tented Cabins, which were great, nicely furnished and decorated, and away from the main buildings of the Heritage. The problem...More

    Helpful?5
    Reviewed 28 July 2008

    Typically - I bid on an auction for our stay at Zulu Nyala. After speaking with other guests, I realized that I paid quite a lot more than most others. I had originally booked three nights in the tents and three nights in the lodge....More

    Helpful?5
    Reviewed 30 April 2008

    We purchased this trip at an auction. Before our visit, I had read some of the other reviews on Trip Advisor and since they were mixed, I was not sure what to expect. We had a wonderful experience at Zulu Nyala. We stayed three nights...More

    Helpful?2
    Reviewed 25 September 2007

    We bought our safari package at an auction too; in fact everyone in the four lodges available did so too. We stayed at the larger Game Lodge and the very small Nyati Lodge (in the reserve surrounded by animals roaming); others assigned to our land...More

    Helpful?4
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    Kim W
    Which airport is the best airport to fly in to when staying at the Lodge, Durban or Richards Bay?
    23 January 2017|
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    Response from Kristi W | Reviewed this property |
    Either is good. We flew into Durban, which is a 3 hour drive from the lodge, but it's an easy, straight- shot drive on one main highway. I think Richard's Bay is only about and hour and a half from the lodge, and it's also... More
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    mona6319
    Thank you so much! Was yours an auction paid safari? What OTHER safari do yu suggest for a one day tour to see the lions?
    20 January 2017|
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    Response from Mimi G | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, that seems to be the only way people get to Zulu Nyala. Be sure to take the Phindi Game Reserve tour. More cats there.
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    bukavugirl
    Hi I will be coming to your lodge and wondering when is the best month to see the animals?
    14 December 2016|
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    Response from nosliwda | Reviewed this property |
    We were there in September and saw every animal. Our guide suggested a return trip early October as it is a better time for photography. Greater contrast yet not so much foliage that viewing is more difficult. We are... More
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    "If you're not happy with a standard room, the staff will do what they can to accommodate, but a better..."
    Julee B, 3 months agoRead review
    "Stay in the heritage lodge vs. the tents."
    B2695EMkarenl, 5 months agoRead review
    "The tents are the way to go - get the real authentic experience!"
    Lisa S, 6 months agoRead review
    "We had tent #7, and it's one of the older, smaller ones. Some are larger and more modern with air..."
    Kristi W, 6 months agoRead review
    "Chalets have views of fantastic sunsets"
    1st_Zulu_Safaris_SA, 10 months agoRead review
    "Pay to upgrade to a deluxe tent and then request something number 1-8. They have unobstructed views out onto..."
    maaronsmith, 10 months agoRead review
    "Room v Tent - rooms are closer to reception with air con and fans"
    AtripleC, 11 months agoRead review
    "If you stay in a tented room, it may be nosy"
    artful-7, 11 months agoRead review
    "We stayed at the Heritage Lodge only. The Game Lodge is only accessible via a fairly long drive on a rough..."
    ssmarc, 11 months agoRead review
    "Room 34 is an end unit with TV, AC and a frig."
    macmac, 11 months agoRead review
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