Last Minute Full Board

Standard Room
    Valid: 26 June 2024 to 8 August 2024
  • Per person sharing from: R 5 200 per night
    Valid: 9 August 2024 to 12 August 2024
  • Per person sharing from: R 5 950 per night
Standard Room
    Valid: 13 August 2024 to 19 September 2024
  • Per person sharing from: R 5 200 per night
    Valid: 20 September 2024 to 24 September 2024
  • Per person sharing from: R 5 950 per night
Standard Room
    Valid: 25 September 2024 to 20 December 2024
  • Per person sharing from: R 5 200 per night

  • Must be booked within 30 days of stay
  • Includes: All meals; a high tea; coffees, teas and filtered water; scheduled activities.
Scheduled Activities
  • Day 1: Afternoon wetland game drive on the day of arrival.
  • Day 2: A full day boat and western shores safari, incl picnic lunch.
  • Day 3: A full day eastern shores and beach safari, incl picnic lunch.
  • Day 4: Morning wetland game drive on the day of departure.

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Full Board rate Inclusions ( excludes Last Minute Rates )
  • Accommodation
  • All Meals, teas and coffees
  • All local minerals, beers and house wines (excluding spirits)
  • Afternoon game drive on day of arrival
  • Boat Activity & Wetland with picnic lunch (1st full day activity)
  • Beach and Eastern Shores with picnic lunch (2nd full day activity)
  • Hluhluwe or Western shores with brunch (3rd full day activity)
  • Morning game drive on day of departure

Guests are encouraged to advise the lodge in advance if they have a preferred activity when they are only in for 2 nights so the boat activity can be scheduled.
Advise your travel consultant when booking.

Rates Exclude
  • Laundry
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Telephones
  • Gratuities
  • Extra outsourced activities

  • Unless otherwise stated, all rates listed are based on a minimum 2 night stay. Surcharges may apply for a 1 night booking.
  • Special rates quoted may only apply to South African Residents. Discounted special rates for International Residents are available on request. The Lodge will require proof of residency on check in.
  • In Std rooms the 3rd person is accommodated on a day bed
  • Park Entry fees apply at the Dukuduku Gates (near St Lucia) & the Nhlozi Gates (off the N2 at the Charters Creek sign)
    – R 60 per 1-5 pax vehicle
    - R 85 per 6-12 pax vehicle
    - R 120 per 13-20 pax vehicle
    - R 210 per 21+ pax vehicle
    - R 55 per adult per night / R40 per child under 12 per night - R 7 per person for Community Levy per night
    - R 9 Overnight accommodation.
    Summer: Nov - March 05h00 to 19h00
    Winter: April - Oct 06h00 - 18h00

All permits issued at the entry gates are to be stamped by the Lodge in order to exit the park or a fee of R600 will be charged by the Park Authority.
Main gates are locked after gate hours and late check-ins must advise the lodge in advance so that entry arrangements can be made.

PLEASE NOTE: NO LATE ENTRIES PERMITTED THROUGH DUKUDUKU GATES AFTER HOURS. Arrangements must be made in advance for access through Nhlozi gate.

  • Children under the age of 6 are booked subject to special consent of owners, or if there is a group family booking and are to be under supervision of their parents at all times.
  • Children from 6 - 12 years will pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing with parents (2 x full paying adults).
  • The standard rooms can accommodate a maximum of one extra person sharing with adults.
  • A child sharing with 1 single Adult. The Adult will be charged a single rate and the child will pay the applicable child rate.
  • Children occupying their own room will be charged the applicable adult rate.
  • Parents to sign child indemnities & child policy prior to arrival at lodge.
  • We regret that children aged 6 and younger are not permitted to dine in the boma.
  • Children 6 years and younger - dinner time is at 18h00 and is served in the main lodge dining area.
  • Should parents wish to dine with their children, parents are to advise of the time they would like to eat and a table will be set in the main building for the family.
  • Children’s meal times must be supervised by parents.
  • If children eat earlier and parents wish to dine at 7pm in the boma with other guests, please advise reception on check-in so that a baby sitter can be arranged in advance
  • We regret that children 6 years and younger are not permitted on the safari drives and recommend that families who book at Makakatana book on the Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis which allows guests to do self drives in the park.
    Baby Sitting
  • Please advise 24 hours in advance if a baby sitter is needed. The babysitter’s rate is R150 an hour, subject to change.
  • If parents would like to book full day safaris or morning or afternoon game drives, baby sitters must be booked in advance prior to arrival.