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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Private Balcony
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The Heritage Safari Lodge was originally built in the 1940’s as a hotel and was a landmark pit-stop for weary travelers between Maputo and Durban. Acquired in 1996, the gracious building was lovingly restored to its original colonial grandeur, enhanced with new accommodation, and...
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Ngweni Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
13 km to Zulu Inyala Airport
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We spent the weekend in the Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge Tented camp. Tents are spacious and clean with large full bathrooms. The weekend was very windy so the tent noise took some getting used to. We definitely missed having air conditioning in the tents...More

2  Thank KZNTravel
Reviewed 30 March 2013

Like most we went on this trip from a purchase at an auction. The accommodations were nice and the meals were good but what makes the trip is the game drives. You get fantastic guides who work very hard to make sure you have a...More

3  Thank sllowe41
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We spent New Year 2013 (2 nights) at Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge. We had booked the "luxury" tents but on arrrival were told we had been allocated rooms. Initially we were disappointed as some other members of our party were already in the tents....More

3  Thank kfowl
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Our stay at Zulu Nyala included 5 nights at the Game Lodge and one day at the Tents. I wrote a separate review of the drive to Zulu Nyala under a Game lodge and it wont let me add another one. The rooms at the...More

7  Thank bmd1277
Reviewed 22 December 2012

Evening meal was sub standard for R180 pperson. Feels like we being ripped. R800 for 2 adults and 2 kiddies. Come on guys. That's just for one meal. Don't bother, tents nice but sounds like we next to railway siding at night. Zebras nice, what...More

10  Thank Andrew (Customer first) Cox
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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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lk_mom82
18 June 2018|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
Booked our own on Delta nonstop direct from Atlanta to Johannesburg for 3 days of touring then flew to Durban on South Afarican. I suggest you see more than Zulu Nayala area. It was so great we are going back 2019. We have... More
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Michelle M
11 June 2018|
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Response from chrisgoldschmidt | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think we paid $20 a day to our guide, and about $10 a day for the rest of the staff. Hope that helps.
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Shannon G
15 May 2018|
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Hi. Yes a rental car was our choice because we thought it would give us some freedom to see other things in neighborhood The roads were good getting from Durban and no trouble. Some tolls so have some coins or small bills... More
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"Get a great guide. They make the trip. We cant say enough about how great Marnu was"
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"The Heritage Suites rooms are enormous. Make sure to get one away from the construction."
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"Tent room no 6"
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"I siggest to get those close to the restaurant"
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