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White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Pongola Game ReservePongolaKwaZulu-Natal3170South AfricaGreat location! See map

Pongola upscale lodge with outdoor pool
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
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White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola

from $257
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Please note that a fee will be charged at the Reserve Entrance gate. The gate is open from 6 AM until 6 PM.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free valet parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 9
  • Year Built 1920
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Furnished patio
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola’s small print

Also known as

  • Elephant Safari Lodge
  • White Elephant Lodge
  • White Elephant Safari
  • White Elephant Safari Lodge
  • White Elephant Safari Lodge Pongola
  • White Elephant Safari Pongola


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: ZAR 20 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR SQ per vehicle (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola


  • Pongola River Bridge - 18 mi / 29 km
  • Jozini Dam - 27.8 mi / 44.8 km
  • Pongola Golf Course - 30.3 mi / 48.7 km
  • Pongola Shopping Center - 30.4 mi / 48.9 km

Getting around

  • Free valet parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola

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