As the gateway to Kingfisher Route, complete with Game Reserves and Parks, including Sodwana National Park and the lakes of St Lucia within a 100km drive, Pongola Country Lodge serves par excellence as a base from which to explore the natural abundance of the surrounding area.

Our helpful Pongola Country Lodge staff are more than willing to assist guests with the necessary arrangements for these activities, however kindly note that charges applicable for these activities.

Activities in the area include:

  • A nine-hole golf course (Mkhuze)
  • Game drives
  • Elephant and Rhino tracking
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Boat trips on Jozini Dam
  • Abseiling
  • Canoeing on Jozini Dam
  • Sunset cruises on Jozini Dam




Pongola Country Lodge offers 67 spacious guest rooms, ranging from Junior Suites to Family rooms, suitable for those travelling with children.
Each and every room has been individually decorated, and offers en-suite bathroom facilities, air-conditioning and select DSTV channels.

A parking bay is provided for each unit in close proximity to the unit.



Conferences and Weddings




  Pongola Country Lodge provides substantially for business delegates with four of the finest conference venues. Combining serenity away from the rat race, with efficiency through standard conference equipment, the lodge provides an invigorating working environment.




  Weddings at Pongola Country Lodge are truly magical. Exchange your vows in our magnificently manicured garden, capable of seating up to 250 guests. Our dedicated on-site staff will assist you with every little detail to ensure that your wedding day is everything you ever dreamed it would be.