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Located in a quiet area at the Umzimkulu River and 14 mi outside Underberg, Umzimkulu River Lodge features natural surroundings. Guests can enjoy a drink at the pub.

Each self-catered unit features a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette with a stove, microwave and refrigerator. It has a lounge and dining area and offers views of the nature.

At Umzimkulu River Lodge activities such as mini golf, table tennis and darts can be done. There are also possibilities for fishing, canoeing, and horse riding.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Umzimkulu River Lodge has been welcoming guests since Jun 7, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Do have a spa?
    Hi, We have a mini spa and offer a range of massages and manicure/pedicures in the most beautiful and relaxing setting alongside the river.
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • Are pets allowed? We have two very well trained golden retrievers that we would like to bring with us if allowed.
    Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Woodland Cottage 8 sleeper & Mangrove Cottage 5 sleeper are fenced, pet friendly for large dogs. We hope to welcome ..
    Answered on 26 April 2022
  • Is the whole route accessible with a car ?
    Hi, thank you for your enquiry. The road is tarred all the way to our gate. We hope to welcome you soon. Best regards LYNNE
    Answered on 6 January 2022
  • Hi, is the route to your accommodation tarred or gravel?
    Hi, thank you for your enquiry. Our road is tarred to our gate. Best regards LYNNE
    Answered on 16 September 2021
  • Can I take my dogs
    Hi, thank you for your enquiry. We have three fenced, pet friendly cottages. Woodland Cottage - 7 sleeper, Pied B - 2 sleeper (small enclosed area f..
    Answered on 7 October 2020
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Amenities of Umzimkulu River Lodge
  • Picnic area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Mini golf
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Umzimkulu River Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 7:00 PM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

Mastercard Visa Umzimkulu River Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Umzimkulu River Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Umzimkulu River Lodge

  • Umzimkulu River Lodge is 8.1 miles from the center of Underberg.

  • Umzimkulu River Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Darts
    • Horseback riding
    • Foot massage
    • Back massage
    • Hand massage
    • Neck massage
    • Head massage
    • Full-body massage

  • The prices at Umzimkulu River Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Umzimkulu River Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Room options at Umzimkulu River Lodge include:

    • Chalet
    • Bungalow
    • Vacation Home
    • Double

  • Yes, Umzimkulu River Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.