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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for two nights in the Tree Lodge... It's impossible to fault! The lodges were comfortable and well equipped. The food served was abundant and delicious and the staff were all extremely friendly and helpful. We did two game drives with Alan as our guide, and had a fantastic time! Word of advice if you do the early morning... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had some family come from the UK and decided to take them on a game viewing trip. We booked two self catering units at Ubizane for two night and found that these were extremely good. The rooms were spacious and the bathroom very clean and spacious. The kitchen was well stocked with cutlery, dishes and pots so you don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I have stayed at Ubizane Tree Lodge for 12 nights and it was absolutely fantastic. I have been to this region 3 times before, but I never have been to such an amazing place. At tree lodge you find all what you are looking for. Wonderful rooms with an outside terrace to watch the animals around. Very good food and... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

The Ubizane Team. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a beautiful review! We appreciate the kind words and we are delighted to know you enjoyed your stay. We strive to provide our guests with the opportunity to make amazing memories in the heart of the African bush and we are so glad to hear that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We spent 3 nights at the Safari Lodge as part of a family holiday to celebrate my mum and sister's birthdays. Firstly the setting is amazing! Evenings were spent braaing outside our lodge while watching buck, giraffe and zebra a few meters away. The rooms were clean and adequately stocked with self catering amenities, just remember to take enough mosquito... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Melissa Naidoo Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review of Zululand Safari Lodge. We really appreciate the time you took to write this review. The team is very glad that you had such a great time with us. We will make sure that the staff knows that their hard work to keep... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Spent our management team getaway here. It was a great experience, and the staff and management are lovely people. I hope to visit soon. Best part was the walk to the rooms in the trees, and crossing paths with wildlife on the walkways.

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Ubizane W, Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Trisha Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. We really appreciate the time you took to write this review. The team is very glad that you had such a great time with us. Thank you again for the recommendation and for the great review. We really do hope to see you soon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We traveled to Ubizane with a large family group. The setting was lovely with animals all around. Lovely clean, spacious rooms. We stayed at the Safari lodge. Nice and close to Hluhluwe Game reserve main gate. The only let down was the very bad reservations system and no porters to help you on check-out. Rooms are very far from car... More 

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UbizaneTeam, Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. We are all extremely happy to hear that you had such an amazing stay with us at our Home. Looking forward to your return in future and giving you an even better experience Thank you! More 

Purley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Enjoyed enjoyable 2 night stay as part of extended Tour to SA. Pleasant location & enjoyable game drives. Tree Lodge Room was OK - nice size with comfortable bed, plus large bathroom was rather tired though & in need of refurbishment. Friendly service. Good, homely food of nice quality and choice.

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Ubizane W, Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Greetings from Ubizane Wildlife Reserve.... Thank you for your review. We are all extremely happy to hear that you had such an amazing stay with us at our Home. Looking forward to your return in future and giving you an even better experience Thank you! More 

Eshowe, Zululand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Stayed 1 night with my husband as part of a group of friends. We self-catered. Stayed in safari lodge chalet 15. Patio looks on to the back of other rooms up to the car park. We received a welcoming drink at reception from friendly courteous staff and then drove less than a km to where the safari chalets are situated.... More 

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Ubizane W, Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Greetings From Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, From the Entire Team here at Ubizane we would like to Thank you for Such a wonderful review. We are extremely happy to hear that you had such an Amazing experience here with us and that is what we strive for every day. Thank you Again and please come back anytime... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic3 days- waking to giraffe and nyala right outside the rondavel. Excellent game drives- seeing 4 of the Big 5 within an hour of entering Hluhuwe! Understated service, and a little unsure of how to deal with international guests - but the smiles that greet you, the "good morning, how are you?" Every morning from everybody is genuine. It's... More 

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UbizaneTeam, Front Office Manager at Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, responded to this review

Greetings From Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, From the Entire Team here at Ubizane we would like to Thank you for Such a wonderful review. We are extremely happy to hear that you had such an Amazing experience here with us and that is what we strive for every day. Thank you Again and please come back anytime... Happy New! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This was a nice place to stay. The little cabins (I think that they are called rovelas) were clean and comfortable. They had lots of windows and it was fun to watch a big lightening storm as we went to sleep. However, the highlight of this place is the wildlife. I sat on the patio for a few minutes and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zulu for the place of calling, Ubizane Wildlife Reserve is situated a mere 4 Kilometers from Hluhluwe Town and is on the access road to Hluhluwe Umfolozi National Park. Ubizane Wildlife Reserve is an invaluable location for any tourist to experience wildlife while traveling in the surrounding area, including the Greater St Lucia World Heritage Site. Ubizane Wildlife Reserve is situated in the heart of Zululand, but is only a mere two and a half hours drive from Durban's King Shaka Airport. With an expanse of 1200 hectares, this privately owned, low risk Malaria reserve is teaming with wildlife, some of which include: Giraffe, Wildebeest, White Rhino, Ostrich and Zebra, as well as most antelope species. Not to mention the bird life which includes over 450 species! During the start of a brand new era, Ubizane renovations and restorations were undertaken on a large scale , with the emphasis on returning the glory that has stood for more than 50 years and improving with the resources that our advanced modern society has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ubizane Wildlife Reserve

Address: Memorial Gate Road, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range: $75 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ubizane Wildlife Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 44
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