Arrive as a guest, leave as a friend. Wendy’s Country Lodge, Mtubatuba, located in the heart of Zululand, is your gateway to exploring nature with our Zululand Adventures guided tours, available daily to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Parks, iSimangaliso Wetland Park and St Lucia. With 28 years of welcoming guests to our comfortable accommodations, we provide you with the gateway to explore nature in our beautiful Zululand. Wendy’s is the most central accommodations for access to all of Zululand’s most sought-after attractions. Enjoy peace and tranquility in our tropical paradise. Amazingly diverse birdlife. A hearty English breakfast is served every morning and delicious dinners every evening, except on Sundays.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Halal

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


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Free Wifi
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  • Sindisiwe
    South Africa South Africa
    The Breakfast was very nice and Delicious, it's ovious was made by love💕
  • Servaise
    Australia Australia
    Homely atmosphere. Enjoyed the breakfast and dinner times. Good advice. We took a safari drive with an experienced guide. About 40 minutes to Umpholozi Game park.
  • Amy
    United States of America United States of America
    Wonderful welcoming hosts. Lush gardens. Nice area to hang out near the pool. Very enjoyable home cooked meals. Easy to arrange a morning safari with Gavin.

Host Info

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Wendy’s Country Lodge is set in a beautiful 4000 m² tropical garden in the peaceful Riverview just outside Mtubatuba in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. All year around you can relax in our garden and enjoy the abundant bird life, or take a swim in our heated swimming pool. Our country style home is decorated with historical collectibles, antiques, Zulu craft and art, and rare orchids, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Each morning you can enjoy the included delicious English breakfast with tropical fruits. Other meals prepared by our chef, is a delight in our stylish restaurant. If you want to enjoy good fellowship, then join us around Tony’s private bar. Adjacent to Wendy’s Country Lodge you can find the iMfolozi Country Club that offers golf, tennis, squash, bowls and an excellent restaurant. At Wendy’s Country Lodge we cater for both tourists exploring the Hluhluwe/iMfolozi Game Reserve and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, as well as corporate guests needing peaceful and comfortable accommodation.
Wendy’s Country Lodge is set in a beautiful 4000 m² tropical garden in the peaceful Riverview just outside Mtubatuba in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English,Zulu

Area info

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      South African
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian
  • Restaurant #2
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Wendy's Country Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • 2 restaurants
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu

Property practice

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House rules

Wendy's Country Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 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.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 450 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Wendy's Country Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 5:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Wendy's Country 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.

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 05:00:00.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Wendy's Country Lodge

  • Wendy's Country Lodge is 1.5 miles from the center of Mtubatuba. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Wendy's Country Lodge has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant #2
    • Restaurant #1

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Wendy's Country Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Game drives

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

  • Yes, Wendy's Country Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Wendy's Country Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Wendy's Country Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • À la carte