A rustic yet sophisticated safari lodge, Zintulo Safari Lodge
offers wrap around views of the spectacular lower lying areas of the Nambiti Conservancy. Zintulo Safari Lodge is set apart due to its dramatic and spectacular location.Zintulo Private Safari Lodge, nestles within the Nambiti Big 5 Game Conservancy, and is situated in the Northern KwaZulu Natal Region.
Resting in the outer lying foothills of the mighty Drakensberg Mountains, Zintulo overlooks the gentle rolling hills and floodplains which possessively hide and protect the life giving Sundays River, which flows through the conservancy.
Guests can look forward to exciting game-drives in open 4 x 4 safari vehicles led by experienced rangers. Offering you the opportunity to experience the abundant South African wildlife including Africa’s Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo) not forgetting the exquisite variety of bird life found in the region.
With literally hundreds of historical sites scattered around the nearby country side, makes Zintulo the Historians ideal getaway to experience the historic Battlefields of both the Anglo – Boer and the Zulu – Boer wars, which form part of our Countries fusion of History and Culture.
After a busy day in the warm African sunshine, we welcome you back to Zintulo Safari Lodge and let you sit back, to relax and enjoy the clear fresh air and brilliant star studded nights, while our local Zulu and South African staff show you hospitality in true warm South African fashion.
Dinning becomes an experience all on its own. From a star studded Boma (outdoor dining area) evening to breakfast on the deck or at the waterfall to elegant candlelit romantic dinners. We at Zintulo Safari Lodge are renowned for our flexibility and for our wonderful bush banqueting surprises.
Watch the serenity of the South African wilderness from your private deck, surrounded by indigenous trees and shrubbery of the virgin bush. The atmosphere is exclusive and personal, offering understated sophistication and luxury, while allowing the guest the unique feeling of being completely alone in the wilderness.
Zintulo Private Safari Lodge offers the following safari philosophy and experience. To deliver to you, our GUEST, consistent professional and informative safaris.
We approach your safari in a holistic manner ensuring that all spheres of the eco-system , from the smallest of insects and grasses to the magnificence of the Big 5 are covered, with as much detail as you, our GUEST, may require.
Our Senior Ranger & Tracker teams have been carefully selected to ensure a personal approach with the focus being on your needs and requirements.
Let us supply the moment that takes your breath away.
White River Rafting
DirectionsZintulo Private Safari Lodge is situated within the Nambiti Conservancy, situated 25 km's east of Ladysmith and is only 3½ hours from Johannesburg, 2½ hours from Durban and 40 minutes from the Drakensberg. Please see map for details. Directions from Johannesburg Take N3 - heading towards Durban After Van Reenen take Ladysmith Toll off ramp Take R103 towards Ladysmith Travel through Ladysmith following the N11,towards Newcastle Take D45 - right (+- 7km after the last traffic light as leaving Ladysmith) This is a dirt road T Junction turn right onto the D46 and travel for 4km to the staffed, gate house On your left Directions from Durban Take N3 - heading towards Jhb Go past Mooi River Toll Take Bergville / Ladysmith glide off Turn Right towards Ladysmith Travel through Ladysmith following the N11, towards Newcastle Take D45 - right (+- 7km after the last traffic light as leaving Ladysmith) This is a dirt road T Junction turn right onto the D46 and travel for 4km to the staffed, gatehouse On your left