These spectacular birding weekends give you the opportunity to discover the great birding diversity of the area with a specialist guide, whilst experiencing exceptional activities, tranquil accommodation and delectable cuisine.
Weekend #1 – 27-29 August 2021
Join us for a 2-night birding weekend which includes a morning in uMkhuze Game Reserve, home to Trumpeter Hornbills and Pink-Throated Twinspots, a gentle walk traversing the dam in front of the hotel into the Mkuze riverbed, where a large number of birds both water and open savannah species are to be seen, and a boat cruise on Lake Jozini, offering spectacular views and the opportunity to view game as well resident bird species such as Pygmy Geese, Lesser Jacanas and Fish Eagles.
Weekend #2 – 24-26 September 2021
Enjoy 2-nights spoiling the senses in the diverse biomes of the uMkhuze Game Reserve.
This is a wonderful opportunity to boost your birding skills and assist with vital conservation work.
The weekend includes a remarkable fig forest walk, meandering the beautiful uMkhuze River under the magnificent canopy of giant sycamore figs, the oldest of which is estimated at 450 years. The silence of the forest is broken by a multitude of bird calls typified by the wail of Trumpeter Hornbills, while special sightings have included the Pels Fishing Owl, African Broad Bill and the Blue Mantled Flycatcher.
Guests will also learn about the process involved in bird ringing, and participate in tagging migratory and endemic birds.
Our Birding Weekends include:
Two night’s accommodation, full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), activities as mentioned.
Terms & Conditions: Rates include VAT and are subject to availability, full payment due at the time of booking
Explore Zululand’s wildlife, natural and scenic beauty with a stay that includes your choice of a local safari or 60-minute spa treatment. Enjoy a daily breakfast, lunch in the garden and a delicious dinner served in the restaurant or on the terrace.
Zululand Getaway – Inclusive Rate includes:
Accommodation, full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), and your choice of ONE of the following activities PER PERSON, PER DAY; uMkhuze Game Reserve Drive, Jozini Boat Cruise, Lebombo Scenic Drive, Cultural Experience, Various Hikes or a 60-minute Spa treatment.
Terms & Conditions:Rates include VAT and are subject to availability, advanced reservation required, can be booked in multiples.
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