100km from Richards Bay.
3 hour scenic drive from Durban.
5 hour drive from Johannesburg
30 minutes from Hluhluwe Game Reserve
15 Luxury twin-bedded tents
(3 tents can be converted into double beds, subject to availability)
ABOUT THE LODGE
Falaza Game Park & Spa offers offers Luxury Tented accommodation
and an array of authentic bush experiences in a lush indigenous setting. The Lodge provides a true safari ambiance, with every comfort catered for, including spacious dressing rooms, en-suite bathrooms and private sundecks.
Refreshments and meals can be enjoyed in a variety of cosy indoor settings or by staying in touch with the surrounding nature outdoors. The bar, lounges, outdoor boma and swimming pool all encourage intimacy with the environment, embracing the mood of the bush.
Falaza offers a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, as well as poolside and kiddies menus leaving guests with a delightful choice of dining options. These menus are complimented by an extensive wine list, as well as creative cocktails, to enjoy during your time of blissful relaxation.
At the Falaza Spa
, indulgence awaits guests selecting specialized treatments in advanced facilities nestled amongst the indigenous foliage of the Spa at Falaza. Revitalization, as well as physical and mental relaxation, for both men and women are available in this tranquil environment. From traditionally inspired foot cleansing treatments to advanced skin and body treatments, in addition to a full range of massages and holistic spa treatments – Falaza’s Spa offers pampering of mind, body and soul.
Falaza, a Zulu word meaning ‘Chatterbox,’ is an especially appropriate name… The fully equipped Conference Centre
is ideal to host any form of meeting, team-building or conference. It is equipped with modern technology such as a data projector and internet access to all delegates’ seats.
The local area close around Falaza Game Park offers a myriad of exciting activities including ‘Big 5’ game drives in Hluhluwe Game Reserve, Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre, Duma-zulu Cultural Village, a crocodile farm, birdwatching, whale watching (in season), freshwater and deep-sea fishing, beach visits to Sodwana and St. Lucia, a traditional craft market and Ilala Weavers, the St. Lucia World Heritage Site and boat trips on Lake St. Lucia. Falaza staff can organize all of these activities for you, as well as transfers to and from the activities.
The lodge accommodates 30 guests in 15 Luxury, twin bedded tents (3 tents can be converted into double beds – subject to availability). All tents are equipped with modern amenities, including fans, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, while heaters and additional blankets are available on request for the chillier months.
7 luxury tents have both indoor and outdoor bathrooms with a bath and shower in both. 5 luxury tents have an indoor shower and bath, and 3 luxury tents only have indoor showers.
The Family Tent comprises of 2 Luxury tents side by side with an inter-leading deck, and is ideal for families with children who are happy to sleep alone, but be close-by. The Honeymoon Tents are a little different with some special extras creating a romantic ambiance for this special time as newlyweds.
All tents are non-smoking.
FALAZA GAME DRIVES
- Explore Falaza Game Park in the comfort of an open Game Viewer with the knowledge and expertise of our field guide. Stop mid-way for a beverage while indulging on snacks prepared fresh by the Falaza kitchen. Animals on the reserve include the Giraffe, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Blesbuck, Red Duiker, Suni, Nyala, Warthog and other African wildlife species.
FALAZA WALKING SAFARIS
- The early mornings are ideal for walking. On a walk you can get really close to the animals without them even noticing you. Walking through the coastal sand forest enables you to appreciate the beauty and unique species of wildlife. Walks are not strenuous and are a must for bird lovers.
FALAZA BOAT CRUISES ON REQUEST (SEASONAL & WEATHER DEPENDANT)
- Join the Falaza team on a relaxing boat cruise on the Mzinene River that runs through the Falaza Reserve. The Mzinene River is one of the four rivers that feed the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park. This unique cruise can be enjoyed as a morning cruise or as a sunset cruise while watching breath taking bird life with a good chance of seeing Hippo and Crocodile.
FALAZA NIGHT DRIVE ON REQUEST
- After Dinner, with the onset of darkness there is a great opportunity to see some of the nocturnal animals on the reserve with in the beam of the trackers spotlight.
ABOUT THE RESERVE
Set in a stunning sand forest in Zululand South Africa, Falaza Game Park is conveniently located close to some of South Africa’s finest wildlife conservation areas. Wildlife that can be seen in Falaza include Rhino, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Hippo, Zebra and Hyena, Kudu and Leopard as well as many antelope species such as Nyala, Waterbuck, and the rare Suni. Rich bird life abounds in settings as diverse as the primordial sand forest or the water wilderness park of the Mzinene River. Falaza borders the St. Lucia World Heritage Site, an estuary and unique wetland, Falaza Game Park is on the Elephant Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, close to the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, Phinda, and Mkuze Game Reserves.
Falaza is also in close proximity to the renowned Sodwana Bay snorkeling and scuba dive sites, which also offer amazing deep sea fishing or whale watching opportunities. A mere three hour scenic drive from Durban International Airport, just 100km from Richards Bay Airport.
The area’s summer months are from December to March, which is the rainfall season, making it hot and humid. A pleasantly warm and mild autumn follows in April and May, while winter, the dry season, lasts from June to August. Winter days are pleasantly warm and mostly cloudless, although it can be cool at night. The lovely spring months, ideal for spotting returning migrant bird species, are from September to November.
Lounge with Satellite TV
Wi-Fi at reception and main lodge area
Fully Equipped Spa
Conference Room and Facilities
Tea & Coffee making facilities
Heaters and blankets