OVERVIEW ON HLUHLUWE RIVER LODGE IN HLUHLUWE
Hluhluwe River Lodge is situated just 25 minutes from the Memorial Gate entrance and offers daily morning, evening and full day guided trips into the reserve. The lodge offers an intimate and personalised lodge experience for 24 guests in a beautiful location overlooking Lake St Lucia. Also on offer are a variety of adventures such as horse riding, scenic mountain bike trails, hikes, boat trips and a unique cultural tour on quad bikes. The lodge is located near Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve – one of Africa’s oldest wildlife reserves famous for saving the Rhino species from extinction. It remains the best place to have close encounters with both Black and White Rhino in Africa. Hluhluwe River Lodge has 8 two sleeper standard chalets ideal for couples and two four sleeper family chalets all with en suite shower, vanity and private toilet. There are two spacious luxury suites tucked away in a quiet forest ravine and romantically appointed with a Victorian bath looking out into the forest. All the chalets have a wooden deck and African eclectic décor to compliment the use of wood, thatch and natural materials used in the buildings. Each room is fully air-conditioned and a full menu of wine, beer and malt is available for service to the rooms from the ‘Explorers’ bar at the main lodge. The lodge is equipped with a standby generator in the event of power failures and the chalets are connected to the main lodge with a network of well-lit paved pathways.
Hluhluwe River Lodge Standard Chalet: Thatched A frame style chalet with deck. The bathroom is made up of an en suite shower and separate toilet, a vanity unit with one basin, a large mirror and shaver plug. The chalet is equipped with a mini bar and tea and coffee facility. There is a comfortable wing back chair, a writing desk, two suitcase racks, clothes cupboard, telephone, digital safe and an air conditioner.
Hluhluwe River Lodge Family Chalet: Thatched A frame style chalet with deck. The bathroom is made up of an en suite shower and separate toilet, a vanity unit with two basins, a large mirror and shaver plug. The chalet is equipped with a mini bar and tea and coffee facility. There are two comfortable cane chairs, a writing desk, a large suitcase rack, clothes cupboard, telephone, digital safe and an air conditioner. The chalet is open plan with two three quarter beds allowing for a double or twin arrangement and then two single beds which can be screened off with curtains if required.
Hluhluwe River Lodge Luxury Chalet: Thatched A frame style chalet with an expansive deck area, chairs and coffee table. The bathroom is made up of an en suite shower and separate toilet, a vanity unit with two basins, a large mirror and shaver plug. A Victorian bath is just off the main room area and looks out into the forest. The King size bed is draped with a romantic mosquito net. The chalet is equipped with a mini bar and tea and coffee facility. There are two comfortable cane chairs, a writing desk, a large suitcase rack, clothes cupboard, telephone, digital safe and an air conditioner.
Dining At Hluhluwe River Lodge
Meals are served most often on the lodge terrace with its wonderful view of the lake and surrounding bush. Hluhluwe River Lodge prepare a variety of delicious Kudu and Nyala venison fillet along with the best local organic beef and Lamb all flame grilled to your liking. Fresh sea fish such as Dorado, Yellowtail and King Mackerel are regulars on the dinner menu as well as a variety of Spicy Indian Curries an d Chicken dishes all prepared with African influenced flavors and fresh vegetables from Hluhluwe River Lodge’s local organic grower. The explorers bar is always a hive of activity in the evenings with guests enjoying a pre-dinner drink on the sundowner deck before settling down to a candlelit dinner. After dinner liquors and Irish coffee around the terrace log fire is the ideal end to a day of exploring the area.
Activities At Hluhluwe River Lodge
- Game Drives
- Birdwatching River Cruise
- Mountain Biking
- Eco Quad Trail
- Forest Hikes
- Horse Riding
- St Lucia Estuary & iSimangaliso Park
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