• Valid till 31 December 2023
    Valid till 31 December 2023

    A Solar Safari Lodge

SADC Special

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For a fabulous Beach and Wetland getaway head to Makakatana Bay Lodge that is pristinely situated on the banks of the western shores of Lake St Lucia within the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Only a 2h30 hour drive from Durban King Shaka International Airport. Your experience not only includes the wetlands flanked with hippo, crocodile and wildlife including Elephant, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebra, Antelope, Hyena etc, but you have an invitation to access the pristine wilderness beaches on the Eastern Shores of the park where an ocean sanctuary, vegetated sand dunes and empty beaches also await.

Special Valid for SADC Residents to 31 December.  Valid 14 days prior to arrival date, subject to availability.  

Makakatana is a SOLAR Safari Lodge.


  • Luxury accommodation
  • All meals, teas, and coffees
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safaris:
  • Day 1: Afternoon wetland game drive on the day of arrival.
  • Day 2: A full day boat and western shores safari, incl picnic lunch.
  • Day 3: A full day eastern shores and beach safari, incl picnic lunch.
  • Day 4: Morning wetland game drive on the day of departure.
    • These trips can be swapped for boating trips in the Lodge small SOLAR POWERED BOATS in front of the lodge. (weather dependent and subject to availability)
      * Note: Full day safaris are not available on one night stays


  • Bar & Minibar account 
  • Park entry fees payable in cash on entry into the iSimangaliso Park
  • Conservation Levy (R100 per adult per night / R50 per child)
  • Gratuities

R4760 per person sharing per night. 

Valid within 14 days of arrival - subject to availability.

*Only available via BOOK THIS OFFER button above

Limited rooms available.

Expires: 31 December 2023

Valid 7 days prior to arrival. SADC Residents

Terms and Conditions


Provisional bookings will be held for 1 day. 
Confirmed bookings require a 100% payment.
Copies of SA ID documents to be sent for bookings to be confirmed.
Limited rooms on offer.
Check In: 13h00 | Check Out: 11h00


Children 6 - 12 years pay less 50% if sharing with 2 Adults. (See full child policy)
Third Adult Sharing (13 Years +) with 2 Adults pays 75% of Adult rate.
Single supplement pay +50%.
Rates exclude the iSimangaliso Park entry fees and the Makakatana Conservation Levy.


Applicable to all confirmed reservations.
20% Cancellation fee if booked more than 14 days prior to arrival.
14 - 7 Days prior to arrival - 40% Cancellation fees apply.
7 - 01 Days prior to arrival - 60% Cancellation fees apply.
Day of arrival or no show - 100% Cancellation fees apply.

Makakatana Bay Lodge reserves the right, without notice, to release any accommodation held where the required deposits and payments have not been timeously received, and to cancel any booking, with a full refund, should exceptional circumstances arise.


It is the guests responsibility to ensure that their insurance covers any cancellation fees that may arise and must ensure that they have a fully comprehensive travel, medical and vehicle insurance. Makakatana Bay Lodge do not accept responsibility for any losses that are incurred.