We are currently offering two special rates:

LOCAL IS LEKKER SPECIAL. Self-catering chalets are reduced by 15% to R1200 per night during weekdays (Sunday to Thursday) and R1500 per night for Friday & Saturday. (For weekends a minimum 2-night stay applies.)

DECEMBER HOLIDAY SPECIAL. Stay 4 nights or more and save! Applicable to self-catering chalets from 15th December to 13th January.

We have 4 self-catering family chalets.
Each is spacious and air-conditioned with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and an outdoor deck with kitchen and braai area. (Chalets sleep 4 as standard with one king size bed and 2 single beds. We can another bed for an extra child.)
All family chalets have a fire pit where you can enjoy a campfire at night whilst star-gazing and listening out for bushbabies!
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Book direct on our website with the special rates, or contact us for more information.

The corona virus and the subsequent travel ban and lockdown rules affected our small family business greatly. To encourage travel in these uncertain times we are offering a discount on your post-lockdown booking.

Please email if you would like more information or click to check availability and make a booking.

Our lockdown super special offer has now ended.



At Umkhumbi Lodge, Hluhluwe, KZN, SOUTH AFRICA you stay at a great bush lodge, within a private nature reserve, with fabulous wildlife walks and guided night walks, for a great price! With a restaurant and tree-top bar, stunning sunset views and our en suite chalets, we are a great option for a bush break near Hluhluwe.

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We have a BEST RATE GUARANTEE. If you have found us cheaper elsewhere we will give you an extra 5% off the cheapest rate.
Please call or email Emma on: 076 1641134 or

 Included in B&B rate is:

  • Full breakfast (English and continental)
  • Refreshments at any time: coffee/tea/juice/water

 Included in DDB rate is:

  • Full breakfast (English and continental)
  • 3-course DINNER
  • Refreshments at any time: coffee/tea/juice/water


We are a small and friendly bush lodge in Hluhluwe with all of the essential comforts that make your stay with us a home from home, including a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and free WiFi. Please see below to see all of the facilities that are provided at Umkhumbi Lodge. From your dining needs to families travelling with kids, we have you covered.

The team at Umkhumbi strive to make your stay in Hluhluwe as comfortable as possible. We are a small bush lodge in a private nature reserve and the atmosphere here is relaxed and friendly. We welcome families – children of all ages are welcome and we have a selection of games and puzzles, as well as a pool table at the bar for them to enjoy while you relax and watch the sunset! They can also play with Shadow and Copper our resident staffies who will greet you enthusiastically!

Accommodation information

We have 2-sleeper chalets (1 King size bed or 2 single beds), or 4-sleeper family chalets. Relax on the veranda with views overlooking pristine unspoilt Sandforest. Some units are self-catering with a kitchen, others are non-self catering. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, with bath and separate shower. There is air-conditioning in all rooms. Help yourself to the complimentary tea and coffee facilities and there’s a fridge for you to store food and drink.


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