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Best Sunset Viewpoints on the Nibela Peninsula

There are sunsets and then there are African sunsets; when the sky is ablaze with colour and a golden glow washes over the landscape. Our pocket of wilderness at Nibela Lake Lodge offers some of the finest elevated views over Lake St. Lucia and iSimangaliso Wetlands Park. Here are the[…]

Game viewing in Hluhluwe

Day Trip Highlight: Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Hluhluwe Game Reserve is one of the oldest protected wildlife reserves in Africa; stretching across 96,000 hectares in central KwaZulu Natal. Hluhluwe Game Reserve (in the north) and Umfolozi Reserve (in the south) combine to form the greater Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve. The two reserves are logistically managed separately, but make[…]

Hluhluwe Weather Guide

Hluhluwe lies in KwaZulu Natal Province on the east coast of South Africa. The area enjoys a sub-tropical climate, with year-round sunshine, a fair amount of rainfall and warm ocean temperatures. Hluhluwe weather is typically hot and wet  in the summers and cool and dry in the winter – with[…]

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Nibela Winter Recipe: Butternut & Orange Soup

Looking for the ideal recipe to fight off the imminent chill? There’s nothing better than snuggling up against the winter cold with a bowl of steaming hot soup. This winter, the chefs from the Lakeview Restaurant are sharing their favourite winter recipes so you can enjoy them in the comfort[…]

unplugging on vacation

The Benefits of Unplugging on Vacation

Sun, sand and a smartphone in your hand. Is this your idea of a perfect vacation? For most of us, whether we’re heading to the bush, for a beach vacation or even to the pool at a hotel, our smartphone or laptop is never far from hand. We really don’t[…]

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Five Ways to spend Mother’s Day in Hluhluwe

Treat the most important woman in your life to something special this Mother’s Day in Hluhluwe. Whether you’re looking for a delicious meal, accommodation specials or luxurious spa treatments, we’ve got something for you.

Fishing St Lucia

Spotlight on St Lucia

If you’re looking for a quiet spot to hang your hat or put your feet up, St Lucia is a destination with more to offer than most. St Lucia’s relaxed pace of life, along with its incredible wildlife and outdoor experiences make it the ideal place to escape from the[…]

Walking Trails in KwaZulu Natal

Best Walking Trails at Nibela Lake Lodge

Nibela Lake Lodge is surrounded by a network of walking trails which can be explored on your own or on walking tours with our local guides. The walking trails at Nibela offer short to mid distance loops which take you past some of the peninsula’s best attractions and birdlife. Take[…]

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A Two Day Itinerary in Hluhluwe

Two to three days is the ideal length of time to spend at Nibela Lake Lodge in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal. Here’s how we recommend you plan your days with us to make the most out of your stay in a two day itinerary in Hluhluwe. Getting there Nibela Lake Lodge[…]

Pack List Nibela Lake Lodge

Nibela Lake Lodge Pack List

Visiting the Hluhluwe area and not sure what to pack? Take a look at our suggestions for what to pack according to the season you’ll be visiting in. The climate in KwaZulu Natal is generally quite warm, so you only need a few warm items of clothing to add to[…]