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Mantuma Bush Lodge
Mantuma Bush Lodge - accommodation in Mkhuze Game Reserve
Nature lovers visiting Mkhuze have a range of accommodation facilities available to them. Not least among these is the self-catering Tented Safari Camp. This has ten 2 bed and three 4 bed tented units. Each has en-suite ablution facilities (including hot and cold showers) and its own open plan kitchen. With refrigeration and electricity available, this camp is ingeniously designed to blend into its natural setting.
It offers close by amenities such as a swimming pool (an essential comfort during the hottest months of summer), a small restaurant with limited seating and take-aways and a curio shop. The shop combines with the camp office, stocking curios, clothing, basic food supplies and liquid refreshments. The camp has two 6 bed cottages, four 2 bed chalets, five 4 bed chalets and six 2 bed rest huts. The rest huts are served by a central kitchen and communal ablutions
Visitors must provide their own food and beverage. A torch is recommended. Units are serviced daily, but visitors are required to do their own cooking and washing up. No plug points for electric razors are available.
AttractionsBirding, game viewing and sitting quietly in the three game viewing hides are the most popular activities in Mkhuze. Night drives, guided walks, the auto trail, camping, caravanning and swimming are also available. The reserve has 100 kilometers of tourist roads for game viewing. Guided night drives are undertaken weather permitting. Guided game walks can be booked at the camp office and these take place twice daily starting at 06h00 in summer, and 15h00 in winter. Birding in Mkhuze offers some of the best birding opportunities in South Africa and with a bird list of 420 species is excellent all year round. Guided birding walks may be booked at the camp office, and these take place twice daily starting at 06h00 in summer, and 15h00 in winter. A guided Fig Forest walk is also available and is an excellent birding oportunity. Checklists are available from the curio shop.
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