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Makakatana Bay Lodge St Lucia Wetlands kwazulu natal

Makakatana Bay Lodge - St Lucia Wetlands

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Makakatana Bay Lodge St Lucia Wetlands kwazulu natal

Makakatana Bay Lodge: Is an exclusive bush lodge situated on the banks of the greater St Lucia wetland park, recently declared a world heritage site. This owner run lodge is the only privately owned lodge situated within the conservation reserve.   The land on which the lodge lies has been in the Morrison family since the 1930's and the Lodge is now the proudly run by Hugh and Leigh-Ann Morrison.

Makakatana Bay Lodge St Lucia Wetlands kwazulu natal

 

Makakatana Bay Lodge consists of 5 private suites of which 2 have lake views and the other 3 are situated in indigenous forest.  They are connected by raised wooden walkways so as not to disturb the environment.  Dining under the african skies in the boma  and with a wine cellar in the "old crab house" Makakatana Bay Lodge  is bound to memorable experience.

 

ACTIVITIES (Included in fully inclusive Rate)

 

AFTERNOON HIPPO SAFARI DRIVE
Afternoon  Safari Drive & into the wetlands watching Hippo, crocodile & birds.  Set on

the banks of the Mpati River mouth where hippo pass through in the late afternoon.
16h00 - Tea, then Depart for  Hippo Drive .
19h30- 20h00 Return to Lodge & head straight to the boma for dinner.

This drive is particuallarly focused on viewing Hippo and other smaller wetland animals.

 

 

Makakatana Bay Lodge St Lucia Wetlands KwaZulu Natal

 

BEACH SAFARI
After Breakfast depart Lodge.  Guests Enjoy a slow safari drive to the Eastern  Shores heading through the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park Reserve.  Arrive at a Private Beach for swimming & snorkelling.  Enjoy a picnic lunch then a slow game drive back to the Lodge.  Afternoon siesta or leisure time at the pool on lakes edge.
(This is a combination safari which includes a game drive and beach experience.  Kwz-Zulu Natal Summers are gloriously hot and they have tried to combine a full morning out within this World Heritage   Park and reserved the hot afternoons for guests leisure time at the lodge).  16h00 - Afternoon Tea.

 

HLUHLUWE/ UMFOLOZI GAME RESERVE
Early Wake up & depart Lodge - 40 minute drive in an open Safari vehicle to Hluhluwe or Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Brunch is served at a shaded picnic site & Game veiwing searching for Big 5 continues.
Return back to the lodge in the early afternoon for a Light lunch.   Afternoon siesta or leisure time at pool on lakes edge.
(In summer the best game viewing is done early in the morning & evenings).  16h00 - Afternoon Tea is served.  At guests requests this Safari is sometimes longer & guests return at about 3pm.

 

WETLAND WALKING SAFARI
Early Wake up  - Tea/ Coffee & muffins served in Lounge.  Depart Lodge for a 2 hour walking safari into the Wetland Narrows .  The Wetlands have incredible numbers of bird life, hippo & crocodiles.  - Breakfast served after the Walk. (They recommend walking early, however should guests  prefer to go a bit later we do try our best to accommodate these requests).

 

 

 

Makakatana Bay Lodge - St Lucia Wetlands - KwaZulu-Natal - South Africa

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Phone us: +27 (0) 46 6241955 (Cherie - Great Escapes)