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ZULULAND’S FINEST COUNTRY INN

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EXPLORE THE SPIRIT OF ZULULAND

At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, Northern KwaZulu-Natal lies the enchanting Ghost Mountain Inn. A tale of family, history and an innate love for Africa, this intimate and award-winning hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the game and coastal reserves of Zululand and the Elephant Coast. From the inevitable romance with Lake Jozini to the remarkable scenery of the Lebombo mountains, from the wildlife of uMkhuze Game Reserves and the heritage of the Zulu culture to the tranquility found at the spa, Ghost Mountain Inn promises an experience beyond compare.

THE LEGEND OF GHOST MOUNTAIN

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HERITAGE

FAMILY RUN & OWNED SINCE 1962

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In the early 1960’s more and more travellers were venturing up into Zululand. The road, which in the mid 1970’s became the N2, was a long dusty road and accommodation facilities were sparse. The closest hotels to Mkuze were the Siselana hotel in Hluhluwe, 50km south and the Golela hotel on the border of Swaziland. Maureen and Roy Rutherfoord had an increasing number of guests staying at their family home. While they enjoyed having fresh stories from the big cities and meeting new interesting people, they eventually decided to open a hotel in Mkuze and in October 1962, the Ghost Mountain Inn opened its doors. Since then the hotel has changed a lot, but we still offer the same warm Zululand welcome. We invite you to join us for an authentic Zululand experience.

CRAIG RUTHERFOORD – Managing Director

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HAPPENINGS

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NO 2: View elephant swimming from the boat cruise on Lake Jozini

One of South Africa’s largest dams, Lake Jozini lies in a dramatic setting at the foot of the Lebombo Mountains. This stunning stretch of water is home to several exquisite gorges abound with cycads and an array of birds. Aside from a wide variety of fish species, one may have the privilege of seeing elephant […]

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Mandela Day 2017

Our General Manager, Jean, and the Ghost Mountain Inn team decided to assist a local pre-school in the Mkhuze area to honour Mandela Day 2017. This particular school looks after 90 children and the facilities were in desperate need of repair. The jungle gym was repaired and the vegetable garden was cleaned up and fenced […]

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NO 1: Explore amazing wildlife in any of the many Wildlife Parks

Ghost Mountain Inn is the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves of Zululand and the Elephant Coast. Hluhluwe and Mkhuze Game Reserves offer the Big 5 that include elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo as well as world acclaimed birding. A bit further visit Ndumu, Thembe Elephant Reserve, […]

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