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All properties in uMhlabuyalingana, KwaZulu-Natal (province), South Africa
1 room, 2 adults

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge, uMhlabuyalingana

3-star3 stars
Tembe Elephant Park, Embonisweni, Sihangwane, Mbotela, uMhlabuyalingana, KwaZulu-Natal, 3973, South Africa

3-star lodge in uMhlabuyalingana with safari and safari
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Great pool
Delicious food
Breakfast is average

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge, uMhlabuyalingana

from $143
  • Bush Suite
  • Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Honeymoon Bush Suite

What’s around Royal Thonga Safari Lodge, uMhlabuyalingana


  • Tembe Elephant Park - 1 min walk
  • Phongolo River Bridge - 9.7 mi / 15.6 km
  • Ndumo Game Reserve - 13.7 mi / 22.1 km
  • Rocktail Bay - 29.5 mi / 47.4 km

At a glance

Key facts


  • 14 cabins


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-11:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: Dutch, English.

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
Languages Spoken
  • Dutch
  • English

In the cabin

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge, uMhlabuyalingana’s small print

Also known as

  • Royal Thonga Safari Lodge Embonisweni
  • Royal Thonga Safari
  • Royal Thonga Safari Lodge Lodge
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This property does not have elevators.

Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 9 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A marvellous break
Everything about the week-end was picture perfect for us to slow-down and relax after a busy week. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful, the rangers knowledgeable and the food great. The room was very comfortable and clean. Definitely worth a second visit and highly recommended.
Paul, za2 night romance trip

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge, uMhlabuyalingana

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