Spionkop LodgeDrakensberg Battlefields, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal
Experience an unmatched gateway at SpionKop Lodge which is set against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, on the Kwazulu-Natal battlefields route.Situated on an expansive 700 hectare game farm, SpionKop Lodge is the perfect base for exploring the berg, bush, birds, and battlefields of the region. The lodge offers visitors an awesome sense of space and beauty, supreme comfort and warm hospitality. The turn of the century farmhouse has been beautifully restored in Natal colonial style. The converted barn now forms the magnificent dining room that boasts spectacular views. Guests can savour fine cuisine and excellent service whilst appreciating the African landscape and battlefield.
Spionkop Lodge Accommodation
Colonial style chalets are located in the park-like grounds, each individually furnished and appointed to offer luxury en-suite accommodation in an out-of-Africa setting. Guests are offered the choice of full board or self-catering facilities. Cool down in the natural rock pool surrounded by water features, enjoy a quiet drink at the pub or spend time in the historic library with its extraordinary collection of war books. There are a multitude of activities on offer.
Spionkop Lodge Activities
Guests at SpionKop Battlefield and Safari Lodge will be free to set their own pace.... bird watching from canoes on the Tugela river... game viewing from Safari vehicles or on horseback in the Nature Reserve bordering the farm... sunset cruises on the tranquil and beautiful SpionKop Dam...outrides to overnight stops at Vaalkrans Battlesite on the banks of the Tugela River... and the opportunity to relax on one of the most magnificent game farms in the country while the rest of the world rushes by. There is also the majesty of the nearby Drakensberg mountains, which for generations has been a favourite getaway destination for South African holiday makers and international tourists.
Game drives in the SpionKop Game Reserve will give you a chance to see rhino, giraffe, buffalo and a variety of antelope. Enjoy a sundowner cruise on the tranquil SpionKop Dam. Bird lovers will marvel at the vast number of birds this area has to offer - 270 species have been sighted. Birding safaris are arranged through the Lodge. Hiking, Canoeing and fishing are also on offer so your visit can be as action packed or relaxed as you make it. The business fraternity has the opportunity to gather at the Lodge's modern, well appointed conference centre. Whilst happy couples can be guaranteed of an unforgettable Wedding Day by tying the knot at a really special venue.