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Exclusive Safari Getaway Invitation

Exclusive Invitation
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Makakatana Bay Lodge's South Africans Special—an exclusive invitation extended to our local residents to rediscover the natural wonders of our own backyard. Set within the breathtaking iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Makakatana is the perfect Easter getaway for those who cherish exploration and relaxation in equal measure. Join us during April for a bespoke escape at preferential rates, where luxury accommodation, sumptuous dining, and thrilling safaris await. This is your moment to unwind in the splendor of Zululand's most cherished World Heritage Site, curated especially for you.

South African Residents Special Offer

Available Dates:  April 2024


Standard Rate: R4750.00 per person per night (sharing)
Single Occupancy: R7,125.00 per person per night
Child Rate: R2,375.00 per child under 12 (sharing)


Luxury Accommodation
All meals and activities
15% VAT
Note: Full day safaris are included with a 2-night stay, provided a full day is available.

Bar & Minibar account
Park entry fees (payable in cash upon entry into the iSimangaliso Park)
Conservation Levy (R110 per adult per night / R60 per child)Gratuities
Terms & Conditions:

Offer is bookable within 14 days prior to arrival.
Valid RSA identification required at booking.
Limited rooms available.
Provisional Bookings:

Must be made in writing.
Held for 7 days when made 15-30 days out.
Held for 3 days when made 7-14 days out.
A 100% deposit is required to confirm the booking.
Cancellation Policy:

50% fee for cancellations 15-29 days prior to arrival.
80% fee for cancellations 8-14 days prior to arrival.
100% fee for cancellations 1-7 days prior to arrival.
Bookings made 30-60 days in advance require full payment for confirmation.
Provisional bookings are held for a maximum of 5 days before full payment is needed.
A 50% cancellation fee applies if cancelled 30-60 days prior to arrival.
Safaris Included:

Day 1: Afternoon wetland game drive.
Day 2: Full day boat and western shores safari, including picnic lunch.
Day 3: Full day eastern shores and beach safari, including picnic lunch.
Day 4: Morning wetland game drive.
Alternative: Swap trips for boating in the lodge's small solar-powered boats (weather-dependent and subject to availability).
Note: Full day safaris are not available on one-night stays.

To book, click the "BOOK THIS OFFER" button above.

Terms and Conditions


SA Residents
Copies of SA ID documents to be sent for bookings to be confirmed.
Limited rooms on offer.
Check In: 13h00 | Check Out: 10h00


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.