About Umzolozolo

“In the reserve we felt like ancient tribesmen, at the lodge we were treated like kings”

The Lodge features 5 luxurious suites with panoramic views. Each suite is a freestanding unit, constructed with local materials and thatch to seamlessly blend into the environment. Umzolozolo is situated in the Nambiti Game Reserve and area steeped in history and beauty. Nambiti is situated 25 km’s east of Ladysmith and is only 4 hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensberg.

Luxury Game Lodge

Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is situated in the heart of aboutthe Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands only 4 hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban or 40 minutes from the Drakensberg, just off the main N3 freeway!

History of the Area

Northern Natal is well known for its Battlefields from the historyAnglo-Boer war. Nambiti is privileged to have the Battle of Elandslaagte on its doorstep. Throughout the Northern section of the Reserve there are traces of the Battle, from stone barricades with names engraved into the rock, memorials to the British and Boer’s and the hospital used during and after the battle.

The Nambiti Game Reserve

Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is in the Nambiti Game nambitiReserve, a mosquito-free area, close to the battlefields, and of course the Big 5.