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About Bushbaby Lodge and Camping

Bushbaby Lodge offers chalets and campsites in a lush garden of indigenous trees and is the perfect breakaway in the heart of the Elephant Coast. In a picturesque tropical garden under the shade of enormous indigenous trees, you can enjoy South African hospitality at its best.

Treat yourself to traditional home cooking, or make use of the equipped communal kitchen and cater for yourself. Enjoy leisurely walks while viewing the rich birdlife and game of the area.

Our accommodation comprises of seven chalets with private bathrooms, seven chalets with shared ablutions, and 20 caravan and camping sites under the shade of indigenous trees on grass.

The campsites are equipped with electrical points and water, and the two clean ablution blocks offer showers and baths. There are two communal kitchens and a braai area for guests' use. The lodge also offers a lounge and bar area with DStv as well as a sparkling swimming pool.

We are only 20 minutes away from the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve and various exciting activities can be organized in the area.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Guests in the chalets with communal bathrooms must provide their own towels. Rates are available on a bed and breakfast basis or a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

Availability and pricing

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  • Caravan and Camping Sites Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 20 The campsites are equipped with electrical points and water, and the two clean ablution blocks offer showers and baths.... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Fireplace, Self-catering
    from R240 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Chalets with Communal Ablutions Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 7 These chalets each contain a double bed or twin single beds and a patio. These chalets share the ablution facilities... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R520 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Chalets with Bathroom Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only Rooms / Units: 7 These chalets each contain either a double bed or twin single beds, a private bathroom and a patio. Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Private bathroom, Balcony/patio, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R740 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults

              Reviews for Bushbaby Lodge and Camping

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              Menga Thielemann
              12 April 2018

              Bushbaby lodge is an awesome place! It is not far to the Hluhluwe game reserve (about 30min). The staff is very friendly, it is clean, nice place to meet new people, it is quiet, you can eat there and we really enjoyed the swimming pool after a long day. I can just recommend that place.

              Soekie Steenkamp
              10 April 2018

              baie sentraal gelee na die KZN parke. Baie vriendelike en behulpsame werkers en eienaars. Die ablusie geriewe kan gerus na gekyk word, veral gedurede spits tyd -'n sepie by die wasbakke sal gaaf wees en ook 'n handoek reling of rakkie. die werkers kan gerus meer deur die oggend en aand skoonmaak gedurende spitstyd. Andersins 'n lekker veilige oord.

              Adele Putter
              03 April 2018

              We were supposed to go there over the December holidays but my husband got sick two days before our booking. They were very accomidating and allowed us to move the booking to over the Easer Period which was great of them. For the first couple of days we were virtualy alone in the campsite which was very peacefull and relaxing. The campsite did get a bit cramped once the easter weekend arrived. It would have been nice to have our own braai area instead of the communal braai. The abilutions could be improved, maybe a screen door infront of the entrance to keep the bugs out. Overall we had a grea...
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              Charmaine Lewis
              03 April 2018

              We were welcomed by the owner and his dogs with such a smile even though we arrived late at night. He showed us around and told us to make ourselves at home. He accomodated us for breakfast even though we did not book with a happy smile! The place is awesome - Could do with a paint job and kitchen revamp but it is camping style so all perfect with having this in mind! We will definetly be back soon!!!

              Debbie Henning
              02 April 2018

              Loved the tranquility. Great campsite. Can't wait to go back.

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              Bushbaby Lodge and Camping Map

              Bushbaby Lodge and Camping is 4.7km from the centre of Hluhluwe , the nearest airport 97.5km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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