“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order”

Action packed game drives, bird watching, fishing, Battlefields, Drakensberg Mountains, Midlands Meander as well as breathtaking majestic views of the valley and surrounding African bush.

Game drives

When you arrive at Umzolozolo Private Safari Lodge yougame will be introduced to your personal tracker and guide. He will be available to you during your stay and will escort you on two game drives daily, in an open topped 4×4 game viewer. If you have a particular interest in any species, he will make it his personal mission to find it and share his in depth knowledge of African wildlife with you.


Compete with the Fish Eagles and Kingfishers for a catch fishing1in the Sundays river or any of our well stocked dams. Fishing at Nambiti Private Game Reserve is an idyllic way to spend an afternoon. Fishing is on a catch and release basis. Fishing tackle is available to hire.

Drakensberg Mountains

drakUmzolozolo Private Safari Lodge is a mere 45 minutes’ drive from the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains and one of South Africa’s top golf courses. After your breakfast at Umzolozolo trips can be arranged for a leisurely round of golf and still have you back at Umzolozolo for the afternoon game drive activities.

Bird watching

With almost 200 species of birds, the Nambiti Private birdGame Reserve is a bird lover’s paradise.


Nambiti Private Game Reserve is situated in the heart 5of Battlefields country where the Anglo-Zulu and Anglo-Boer wars were fought centuries ago. A tour can be arranged with a battlefield historian who recreates those turbulent times with such skill that one can almost hear the troops and sense the fear and trepidation. Even non historians become enthralled by the drama of the scenes unfolding before them in the very hills where these decisive battles took place.

Midlands Meander

midlandsAt the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains, is an 80km meandering route, stretching back towards Pietermaritzburg. This is the Midlands Meander, a picturesque trail which consists of more than 160 places to shop, eat and enjoy the good life. The Meander was started many years ago by local artists and crafts people who gathered together to open their studios and galleries to the public.