A stone's throw away from the 'Valley of 1000 Hills"route, along which the well known Comrades Marathon is run. It is one of the most picturesque drives in the world and this is where the Zulu people still live in their traditional huts. The views are breathtaking and the route comprises, besides magical views and plenty of restaurants, Arts & Crafts shops with plenty of African crafts, cultural, rural villages, a safari park, crocodile park, snake park as well as close proximity to Durban's Golden Mile where a tour of one of the worlds greatest attractions, uShaka Marine World offers a world of entertainment, excitement, fun & uniqueness.
Watervale Lodge is situated on 73acres of beautiful African countryside, 25 of which are surrounded by an electric fence.Delicious home cooked meals are served in the dining room or in the Bamboo lounge. Great walks, hiking, refreshing drinks in the pub and a pool to cool down in afterwards. Fun for all - kids playground, TV, Indoor & outdoor pub / barbecue area. Wake up in the morning to the sounds of the abundant bird life and take a walk in the grounds where you may be lucky enough to encounter some of the small wildlife at Watervale, such as Oribi, Duiker, Monkeys, Guinea fowl, bird life and an animal petting farm. The more energetic at heart can take a leisurely walk up the valley to take in the stunning views. For the more adventurous, the surrounding area offers rock climbing, abseiling, paragliding, horseback riding, quad bikes and various hiking trails in these unspoiled surroundings with fascinating flora and fauna en route.
All vegetables are grown on the lodge property and we are actively involved in all recycling.
Details / Other Expenses
|Year of Last Renovation:||2012|
|Corridors:||Both Interior and Exterior Hallways|
|Non Smoking Rooms:||15|
|Room Windows:||Windows Do Open|
|Meeting Rooms:||3 |
|Meeting Space:||100 sq. feet|
|Banquet Space:||Holds 30 people|
|Dist. to Food/Bars:|| On-site |
|Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:|| On-site |
|Dist. to Nearest Gym:|| 20.0 Mi |
|Lounge/Bar Hours:||10AM - 11PM| Policies / Expenses
Cancellation PolicyIn the event of premature departure we may charge for the full original booking.Cancellation 0 - 7 days before date of arrival, or no-show – visitor forfeits 100% of deposit paid.Cancellation 7 - 14 days before date of
|Typical Group Deposit:||50%|
|Total Misc Fees:||$350.00 USD |
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
|Morning Break Cost:||50.00 Per Person|
Amenities / Features Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
King Shaka Airport in Durban is 45kms from Watervale Lodge and Oribi Airport in Pietermaritzburg is 27kms from the lodge.
Airport Shuttle? Yes!
There is an airport shuttle.