Once you arrive at the Hilltop of Duma Manzi, you will embark on a breathtaking 7km 4×4 drive down to our lodges with one of our experienced drivers. The trip can take 25-30 minutes depending on weather. While driving down you will experience and see all that nature has to offer.
Children under 12 are allowed at Fish Eagle Lodge, however not allowed at Sandstone Lodge. As Fish Eagle Lodge is booked for private use, children of all ages are most certainly welcome.
Please take care as we are a wildlife retreat.
Yes, we have complimentary Wifi at selected areas of our lodge. This is a new addition to the lodge but please try and put your phone away for your trip and relax – that’s what you’re coming here for 😉
Access our Wifi from the following spots:
• Sandstone Lodge main area and lounge
• Sandstone Wine Bar
• Sandstone Lodge main deck and boma area
Yes we do! Fish Eagle Lodge is available for self catering. When booking Fish Eagle Lodge you are required to book all 4 suites. You will have Fish Eagle Lodge exclusively for your stay and this includes a central lodge with a bar, lounge, fire place, outdoor boma and seating area, swimming pool, kitchen and of course the most beautiful views.
As we all know KZN weather changes quickly. You might drive down in rain and arrive at the lodge with full sunshine. We recommend to bring warm jackets, closed shoes for hiking and don’t forget your swimwear. Please have a look on our website what the weather will be like at the time of your booking to help you pack.
Yes, we are proud to be voted Best Luxury Safari Spa from 2012- 2016 by World Luxury Spa Awards. With that being said, it is a must when visiting Duma Manzi.
Please read our Sustainability tab and view our Green Fact File for more information on our steps to being as sustainable and eco-conscious as possible.
Check in is at 14h00 on the day of your arrival. As we are situated 7km down in the valley from where you will arrive at our Hilltop farm, you may arrive at Hilltop from 13h00 on the day of your arrival, for check in to your accommodation at 14h00.
Please arrange your arrival time at Hilltop with us in advance so that we can ensure one of our friendly staff can meet you at the gate.
Rooms must be vacated by 10h00 for the convenience of arriving guests.
Once you get to the lodge you will feel an overwhelming feeling of relaxation. If its relaxation you’re after, simply curl up with a good book on one of the couches on the deck or on your private pool lounger.
For the adventurer there is plenty to do – guided walks, game drives, fishing, swimming and more.
Yes we do indeed. A delicious menu is available for lunch at an extra charge.
Once you’ve arrived at Duma Manzi, you will park your car at our Hilltop farm. We have safe and secure parking available for the duration of your stay.