Can’t decide whether to have a bush or beach holiday this year? Why not both? Located in beautiful Hluhluwe, Emdoneni Lodge is the perfect destination for your holiday, with the area boasting activities to suit the whole family, be it in the bushveld or on the sand!

These bush and beach activities will ensure something for everyone:

Brave enough to cuddle a cheetah? Emdoneni is proud to welcome visitors to our famous Cat Project. Spend time getting up close and personal with some of South Africa’s endangered cat species. An unforgettable experience for the whole family!


Are you a bush baby? With the help of experienced and qualified guides, enjoy a game drive in the Hluhluwe/iMfolozi Game Reserve. Experience the beauty of the African landscape and its beautiful creatures. You might even see the Big 5!



Need to take a hike? Go for a walk in the lodge area and spot bird and buck aplenty. The tranquility of the surrounds and its natural beauty will help you relax and unwind.



Keen to be on the water? Take a day trip into the surrounding area and enjoy a boat trip on Lake St Lucia. Take your camera as you’re sure to see its famous hippo inhabitants. Or try a fishing trip on the well-known Jozini Dam.

Want some beach time? A World Heritage Site, the Isimangaliso area boasts several beautiful beaches including Sodwana, Cape Vidal, and Main Beach St Lucia. From snorkeling in the protected bay to exploring long stretches of pristine sand, bury your toes in the sand and take in the wonders of the natural world.


Beach at the iSimangaliso

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Feeling active? The area offers numerous sporting activities, including horse riding (on bush or beach trails), biking, kayaking, scuba diving, and forest walking.


All of these will bring you into contact with beautiful scenery sure to relieve the stresses and strains of daily life. Not to mention the pictures you’ll take and the memories you’ll make!