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Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge

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45 Bree Street Cradock 1969 | PO Box 247, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some mixed reviews, my friend and I were a bit unsure what to expect as we were heading toward Zulu Nyala following an outstanding week in Cape Town and Stellenbosch. Well, we had an absolutely outstanding time! Highlights: Christiaan (Chris), our Ranger! He was extraordinarily knowledgeable, great at finding the animals, clearly has a passion for the them... More 

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atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My party of 6 stayed at the Heritage Safari lodge for 2 nights after our 4 night stay at the game lodge. We were traveling with our 2 children and my sister and a family friend. The excellent part was my family's room. We were originally booked in 3 tents but to my surprise when we arrived they had placed... More 

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Velsen-Zuid, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Stumbled by accident on this wonderful lodge. Situated on a dirt road somewhat remote, a couple km's from the main road... However don't let this keep you from going there. A very fine place, excellent accommodation and a great all in price for room, breakfast and dinner and on Thursday evening a Zulu dance performance is included during the Boma... More 

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West Linn, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My 16 yr. old granddaughter and I stayed in a tented cabin two nights before moving to the Zulu Nyala Game Lodge. We really liked the privacy of the tented cabin and the wonderful night sounds of animals. Food was very good. One night coming back late from a game drive after the dining room closed, the chef made sure... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a Awesome weekend at Zulu Nyala, the rooms and decor were modern and tasteful. The staff, were warm and helpful. Dinner and breakfast was scrumptious. my daughter, an avid photographer, loved being able to walk around with the wildlife taking photos. we did have a bout of load shedding, but that was quickly resolved with the backup generator.... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had a wonderful time at Zulu Nyala. The rooms in the main lodge were very nice - ours overlooked the pool. Food was very interesting - even ate impala one night! It was good - buffet for breakfast and dinner, a choice of 3 things for lunch. But the highlight of course was the two-a-day drives we went on.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Very disappointed to read negative reviews before we left UK to travel to Zulu Nyala. In marked contrast, we had an amazing week. We spent the first two nights at the Heritage Tents, then prebooked to move to the Game Lodge. The tents were fun, smart - some solid walls with canvas parts and canvas windows and roof, large bathroom... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Well located outside Durban, not that far and not that close either. Easy road commute with short stretch of off-road for around 3km to the entrance of Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge. The lodge is well secured and well laid out, offering numerous types of accommodation (tented lodges, etc.). We stayed at the normal chalet, which was pretty good, very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Fabulous destination. The game drive is highly recommended. It was like none other i have been on. It was a 3 hour roller coaster of wildlife from rhino to hippo wildebeest to giraffe . Absolutely awesome. Well done zulu nyala. A truly memorable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

An incredible experience! We took our family of 4 plus a nanny and rented 2 rooms in the Heritage Lodge (NOT tents). Rooms were gorgeous, bathrooms are amazing! Food was incredible - even the kids gained weight :-) The staff are phenomenal - we stay at 5-star resorts around the world & Zulu Nyala were far kinder than any Four... More 

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