Jozini Tiger Lodge and Spa - Zululand

View of Jozini Dam and the Lodge
  • Pongola, Zululand
  • 3.5 hours from Durban
  • 4 star
  • All children Welcome
  • Yes
  • Hotel Pool
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 44 Rooms, 21 Family, 3 Deluxe and 2 Executive (70)
  • Studio. Apartment style
  • Can be arranged
  • Plains game, Rhino, Elephant, Hippo

About Jozini and Jozini Dam

Jozini Tiger Lodge, situated in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, with its rich heritage, is one of those destinations where you really can do as little as you like or as much as you like.

Ideally positioned along the banks of the picturesque Lake Jozini, and backed by the splendor of the Lebombo Mountain range, the Lodge boasts superb facilities, including a Mangwanani Spa, gym, rim-flow swimming pool, exceptional dining experiences, extensive conference and banqueting facilities, and a wide range of activities for all ages.

A magnificent Boma offers an informal, spectacular outdoor dining experience no matter the time of day. Located on the edge of the property with sweeping views of Lake Jozini and the Dam wall, the Boma is equipped with a fire pit, full bar, braai and buffet area offering an authentic African experience.


For those looking for a unique sanctuary of luxurious wellness and relaxation, visit the Mangwanani African Day Spa based on site for exquisite treatments, ranging from standard to premium, corporate packages, teen packages, occasion packages and individual packages. This truly African spa has empowered ladies from the Jozini community through training them to become certified Mangwanani therapists.

Facilities at Jozini Tiger Lodge

  • Swimming Pool
  • Bath
  • Children's Pool
  • Children’s playground & jungle gym
  • Kingsize/ Two double beds
  • Bath
  • Conference & Wedding Venues
  • Laundry Service
  • Gymnasium
  • Mangwanani Spa
  • Separate shower
  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Children’s playroom
  • Bath
  • Separate Shower
  • Internet Access (Wifi)
  • Babysitting Service
  • 24 hour security
  • Secure Parking
  • Steam Room
  • Lounge area
  • Room Service
  • Children’s pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Porter Service

Team Building

Jozini Tiger Lodge is the perfect location to conduct team building activities as part of your next conference. Activities on offer: include canoe trips, kayaking, river rafting, fishing trips, fishing competitions, abseiling, sundowner cruises and a host of specialised team building activities.

Room Types

Jozini Tiger Lodge & Spa offers 70 luxury guest rooms, accommodating 182 people through a combination of 44 Classic Rooms, 21 Family Lofts, 3 Deluxe Rooms and 2 Executive Suites.

All rooms offer unsurpassed comfort and style with breath-taking views over Lake Jozini, offering a peaceful environment to soak in our beautiful views. Each room has been tastefully decorated to give a residential feel, with a classy touch of Africa.

All rooms at the Lodge are fully air-conditioned and boast spacious en-suite bathrooms, offering a shower and bath. Other amenities include a DSTV bouquet, a tea and coffee station, a work desk, telephone, safe and bar fridge, which is stocked on request.

Children of all ages are welcome at the Lodge and cots are available on request.

Classic Rooms

Max Guests:
2 persons

The Classic Rooms are spaciously designed with en-suite bathrooms, offering both a bath and shower. Tastefully decorated, these rooms can either be a twin or queen size bed. Sliding doors open to a private balcony overlooking Lake Jozini.

Family Loft Rooms

Max Guests:
4 persons

Located on the top floor of the Lodge, the well-appointed and spacious Family Lofts sleep a maximum of 4 people, with an upstairs bedroom offering twin beds to accommodate family travel. The en-suite bathroom has both a bath and shower. As is true of all of the rooms, the Family Loft rooms offer private balconies overlooking Lake Jozini.

Deluxe Rooms

Max Guests:
2 persons

Our luxurious Deluxe Rooms offer the very best in comfort and privacy. Each room features a large bedroom with a four poster king-size bed and specialised linen, all leading out to a private balcony overlooking the dam wall. The luxurious bathroom amenities bode well, equipped with a hydro bath and shower that offer magnificent views. The Deluxe Rooms sleep two adults..

Executive Suites

Max Guests:
2/ 4 persons

Our Executive Suites are elegantly decorated studio style rooms equipped with air-conditioning, a TV with selected DSTV channels, lounge, tea and coffee making facilities and stylish bathroom, boasting a bath and large shower. All rooms have balconies overlooking the magnificent Lake Jozini.


Advance Booking rates | Bed and Breakfast | Valid: 10 Feb 2023 - 31 December 2023

    Classic Room
  • Per person sharing from: R 1 227 per night
  • Single occupancy from: R 1 790 per night
    Deluxe room
  • Per person sharing from: R 1 593 per night
  • Single occupancy from: R 2 050 per night
    Loft room
  • Per person sharing from: R 1 227 per night
  • Single occupancy from: R 1 790 per night
    Executive room
  • Per person sharing from: R 1 872 per night
  • Single occupancy from: R 2 277 per night

Valid: 10 Feb 2023 to 17 February 2024
    Classic Room
  • Per person sharing from: R 1 175 ** per night
    Deluxe room
  • Per person sharing from: R - per night
    Loft room
  • Per person sharing from: R 1 445 per night
    Executive room
  • Per person sharing from: R 2 029 per night
    Please Note
  • ** The Classic Room rate of R 1 175 is a dynamic rate from the supplier and is only available for a limited amount of rooms on certain days.
  • Minimum 2 night booking applies for special rates.

Valid: 15 February 2023 to 17 February 2024
    Romance Package
  • Per person sharing from: R 2 240 per night
  • Romantic 3-course dinner for 2 in our restaurant
  • Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and box of chocolates on arrival
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Traditional South African breakfast
  • Full body couples massage Spa treatment at the Mangwanani Spa

Book Now

Childrens Rates
    Children under 2 years
  • Stay free of charge when sharing with 2 paying adults
Children 2 - 11 years
  • Pay 50% of the rate when sharing with 2 adults, camp beds
Baby sitting
  • Available on request, must be pre-booked
Children on activities
  • Please check with your reservations consultant which activities that you want to do, are suitable for which age groups.

Rates Notes
  • Rates are applicable to a minimum stay of two nights over weekends.
  • Some special rates quoted are only applicable to SADEC Residents.
    Discounted special rates for International Residents are available on request.
  • All special rates listed are based on a minimum 2 night stay. Surcharges may apply for a 1 night booking.
    Advance Weekend bookings may require a 2 night minimum stay


Tiger Fishing and Spa Treatments

3 Night His and Hers Package

From R 8 190 per adult sharing for 3 nights<
Valid to: 30 April 2022

Package includes

  • 3 nights accommodation in a classic room
  • Dinner and Breakfast daily. (Excludes drinks )
  • Half day Tiger fishing for him (or her!)
  • Spa treatments for her (or him!)
Tiger fishing includes
  • Guide for the trip
  • Boat
  • All required equipment
Spa treatments include
  • Take a Tea Break *30 minute traditional North African Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage.
  • 30 Minute Royal African Foot Massage with cleansing ritual and ex-foliation.
  • These 2 treatments are complimented by a delicious slice of cake and tea!
Package Excludes:

Items of a personal nature, All entrances/fees, All flights & airline taxes/levies unless otherwise stated, Hotel and airport porterage, Meals and excursions, tours and transfers not included in the above, Tips and gratuities.

About Jozini Dam

This 3-night "His and Hers" package is great as either a romantic long weekend away or as an adventure holiday for the whole family.
Pongolapoort Dam, commonly referred to as Lake Jozini, is well known for as one of the only places in South Africa where you can enjoy trying your hand at some sports fishing trying to catch the famous fighting fish, the Tiger Fish.

Apart from fishing, you can also enjoy sundowner cruises around the dam, which is pretty much a water based game drive. There is loads for the kids to do including nature walks, abseiling and they can also try their hand at fishing off the pier.

There are plenty game viewing opportunities with giraffe, elephant ( often found playing in the water) warthog, plains game, rhino and hippo.


Tiger Fishing

Jozini Tiger Lodge is also known for it's excellent Tiger Fishing opportunities. One of the most exciting fresh water game fish to fish, catching tiger fish will certainly get your adrenalin flowing! From the novice fisherman to the expert anglers fishing with a fly, Lake Jozini offers you the ideal location for tiger fishing of a lifetime.

Jozini Tiger Lodge is home to a large cruise boat, which provides a magnificent platform for sunset cruises, which are conducted daily, dependent on bookings. The cruise caters for 40 people and explores the splendor of Lake Jozini in true style.

This is not to be confused with the 2 Shayamanzi Houseboats which sail around Lake Jozini. Click here for more information

For the more adventurous guest, Jozini Tiger Lodge offers kayaks for hire, which allow you to explore Lake Jozini at your leisure. Life jackets are provided.

While out on a boat cruise you will have the chance to take in the magnificent game around the dam including hippo, giraffe, plains game, crocodile, rhino and elephant to name a few. It is fairly common to see herds of elephant down at the water drinking and invariably there will be some of them in the water playing .
The Lodge is surrounded by a host of private and public game reserves. Should you wish to extend your stay by a couple of nights, ask one of our consultants for advice.

Hiking & Birding Trails
Jozini Tiger Lodge offers guests a host of guided walks and birding trails for those wishing to explore this natural paradise. This outdoor experience captures the true natural beauty of the area, which is host to a variety of bird species.

For those looking for something a little different, abseiling is available. Descending from a cliff above the Jozini Dam wall, this abseil is suitable for all level of fitness and allows you to soak in the splendor of the Lodge’s surroundings.


Jozini Tiger Lodge & Spa boasts impressive conferencing facilities in its iSilo Conference Centre, capable of accommodating up to 220 delegates.
The design of the Conference Centre’s stacking door system enables multi-configuration flexibility, breaking the main venue into three smaller venues dependent on your requirements.

Venue Classroom Style Banqueting Style Cinema Style U-Shape Style
Isilo (Main ) 220 180 220 -
Isilo 1 60 60 90 40
Isilo 2 60 60 90 40
Isilo 3 60 60 90 40

Further to this, the Lodge has three smaller boardrooms located above the Conference Centre, aptly named after the tribal families governing our local area. These boardrooms are ideal for smaller meetings and intimate functions.

Boardroom Classroom Style Banqueting Style Cinema Style U-Shape Style Boardroom Style
Nyawo 24 - 20 12 20
Gumede 24 - 20 12 20
Myeni 10 - - - -

Conference Enquiry

Full and half day conference packages are available, with our standard package including:

  • Still water
  • A stationary pack consisting of a note pad and pen
  • Flip chart and markers
  • Fixed pull down screen (excludes Boardroom)
  • Data projector
  • Mints

To personalise your experience, the Lodge can assist with a host of food and beverage items, and offers uniquely designed lunch & dinner menus for all Day Conference Packages.

Custom business lunch & dinner menus are available on request. Specialty menus, are not on offer with the standard package, however can be arranged at an additional cost.

For more information on conferencing packages at Jozini Tiger Lodge and Spa or advice on other venues in Zululand or around Southern Africa contact us with your requirements or call us +27 (0)31 572 4042