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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We have lost count how many times we have stayed here,1 months holiday a year always includes malala lodge as the Harvey family are now firm friends. The 3 day special is excellent value and Pete.s game drive is unbelievable,on this occasion seeing lions(5) rhino,s...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 3 December 2017

Thanks, Philip and Yo. As usual you were a pleasure to look after, and we look forward to seeing you both again next year. Kind Regards Paul

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We are just finished a 3.5 week trip to S. Africa, and this place was our favourite accommodation. The food is (too) plentiful and delicious. The chalets are lovely. Fabulous walks available around the lodge on a mini private game farm! The hotel bar is...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 22 November 2017

Thanks, Mike. We're really glad that you both enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for mentioning the walks at Malala - it really is great to be able to wander around the Zululand bush on foot (without the risk of being eaten by something). Hope...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

I came to the Zululand region for Bird photography and stayed 13 nights at Malala Lodge. I found that Malala Lodge is well situated with respect to the main Nature/Game Reserves of the area - iSimangaliso Wetlands, St Lucia Estuary, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, Mkhuze Game...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks, Jacques. Thank you for pointing out that we are well located to access many of the birding hotspots in the region. [Jacques also made use of the local bird guides trained by Birdlife SA. For the serious birder, these guys are able to get...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was our second visit to Malala Lodge. We enjoyed so much the last time that we brought friends with us on this occasion. By visiting at a different time of year we saw different animals, birds and plants on our game drive with Pete...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for your review, Richard. Winter is a lovely time to visit Zululand as our temperatures are very mild, which makes for great game-viewing. As for swimming, your two boys are young Scots...they'd probably swim in the arctic without much grumbling! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

As soon as we arrived we knew we'd made a wise choice from the welcome we received from the Harvey's to the excellent furnished cottage we had. One of the most rewarding parts was the ability after dinner to be able to wandering around the...More

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Response from Paul H, Owner at Malala LodgeResponded 27 September 2017

Thanks, Cormac - we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards Paul

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USD 55 - USD 85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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