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Durban
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed in the self-catering lake house in the middle of the reserve. It was a complete escape with no cell phone signal and only the sounds of nature. The guided game drives were excellent, as was simply sitting on the patio and watching the game up close and personal. The staff also arranged a delicious picnic for us under,...

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Lesley T, Manager at ZuluWaters Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Lake Cottage. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you visit ZuluWaters again. Your photos of the reserve are beautiful and have really captured the essence of winter days here. We looking forward to welcoming you back The ZuluWaters Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

This game reserve is a very authentic place which is maybe one of the last pradises in South Africa. The staff is very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. The chief prepares phantastic local dishes with meat and fish directly from the property. If I could rate him, I would certainly give him a Michelin star! The nature and the animals are...

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Lesley T, Manager at ZuluWaters Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

Sydne
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I would highly recommend staying at Zulu Waters for anyone wanting to experience an amazing African Safari experience of luxury. We will certainly be returning! We were looked after so well, feed so well and the accommodation is so luxurious yet 'farm house' feel. All the staff went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful. From morning and afternoon...

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Lesley T, Manager at ZuluWaters Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Martyn ZuluWaters Game Reserve

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Great staff and rangers, very efficient booking and arrival process, with beautifully appointed, quality accommodation which was also great value. Superb setting, pristine bush, amazing vistas of the 'berg. Fly fishing in Bushmans' river will be amazing under better conditions. Horse riding was also top quality. Magnificent still-water on the property but its unclear if its stocked or well maintained....

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Lesley T, Manager at ZuluWaters Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters In response to some of your questions: Our still waters are stocked annually with trout (both rainbow and brown) as they are unable to breed in lakes and dams. Our rhino have had their horns treated by the Rhino Rescue Project which involved infusing...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We loved the tranquil scenery driving through mooi river's rolling hills, on our way home for rather active south cost sea break. We wanted to make our return trip home more manageable for my pregnant wife and 2 year old daughter, so I landed up spending way too much time on the web trying to find that perfect stop over...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed at the Lake Cottage for our 10 year anniversary. It was amazing! It is secluded and quiet. The animals came right up to our porch. No TV which we loved. We left feeling completely relaxed. We will definitely go there again.

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Lesley T, Manager at ZuluWaters Game Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

Reviewed 7 March 2015

A wonderful setting and plenty of game to view including rhino and buffalo. The rolling Natal hills provide for beautiful scenery and backdrops. The staff was welcoming and attentive to our needs for the day we were there. I would definitely go back and spend more them at this venue.

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

RSA
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We stayed at the stunning Nandi self catering house and were blown away. It is wonderful, homely yet modern, comfortable and thoroughly relaxing. Absolutely loved the lack of TV and cellphone reception. The game drives were lovely and overall we had an awesome spur of the moment weekend away. Also purchased some of their venison to take home, it is...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2015

My wife and I recently spent 5 nights in Zulu Waters along with our 8 month old baby, and it could easily have been longer. We stayed in Nandi house, one of only 2 self catering cottages. (There is also a small 5 star lodge which seems amazing but is understandably more expensive). There is a lot to like about...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

Reviewed 12 January 2015

The Staff were really friendly. We stayed at the Lake cottage which was very isolated(about 2km from the reception) which was good. Rhinos strolled past the unit daily. Only complaint is that the water smelled gross

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent holiday at ZuluWaters. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Lesley Terwin ZuluWaters Game Reserve

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your own Private African Retreat, ZuluWaters Game Reserve offers you the exclusive use of its 7000 acre estate, your time here tailored to create the experience you want from Africa. Set in the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain range in Kwa-Zulu Natal, ZuluWaters Game Reserve, a malaria free area, promises a uniquely intimate experience with the African wilderness. To ride adventurously close to the herds of Wildebeest and Buffalo whilst on a guided game trail, casting for wild brown trout in the 15km stretch of Bushmans River or just listening to the sound of the breeze in the grasses, ZuluWaters's blend of exclusivity and adventure makes for an experience of Africa unlike any other. ... more   less 

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Address: P171 Giants Castle Rd, ZuluWaters Game Reserve, Mooi River 3300, South Africa
Region: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Mooi River
Price Range: $410 - $574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ZuluWaters Game Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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