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Venture into
the Sandforest 

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An authentic and immersive experience of the African bush.

Kuleni Game Park, just off the R22 about 15 minutes outside Hluhluwe on the way to Sodwana Bay, KZN, South Africa.

Call or WhatsApp: +27 (0) 82 924 5637. E-mail: 

This is our story

We are a small, family owned and run bush lodge in Zululand, KZN, South Africa. It’s a great place to stay on your African safari holiday, with a tree-top bar and lounge, comfortable air-conditioned family chalets and excellent game viewing right from your deck! Owners, Anton and Emma Roberts opened the doors to UmkhumbiLodge in 2009 and will ensure you are well looked after, from your first enquiry throughout your entire stay until your departure.


Emma and Anton would be happy to help you arrange your holiday to South Africa. Drop us an email if you would like to chat over the options available and together we can create a fantastic tour itinerary for you and a holiday you won’t forget. 



“Lovely helpful staff, a comfortable stop on our way up to Northern Mozambique. Would love to have stayed longer.”

Victoria, October 2021


“Comfortable and memorable stay. The unit was extremely clean, quite spacious, the bush experience was nice, lot of duikers around, saw giraffes on a walking trail, very peaceful inside. Overall a comfortable and memorable stay.”

A Dhar, July 2021

"Good location, facilities and accommodation.

The staff are very accommodating and friendly. The location is good for visiting the Hluhluwe game reserve. The facilities were good and well maintained.

The self catering units were adequately equiped.”

HGMR, September 2021


“Staff was wonderful, it felt a bit like you are guest of a family! Room very clean. Thanks a lot!”

Mona, October 2021


Besonders die Freundlichkeit von Emma, Anton und Harriet. Sehr gutes Essen. Sensationeller Sonnenuntergang.

Die Nachtwanderung mit Harriet (Skorpione).

Die Möglichkeit sich alleine auf gut ausgeschilderten Wegen frei im Gelände zu bewegen. Urspünglichkeit und Unkompliziertheit. Anton’s Wissen um die Tierwelt Südafrikas und die Schlangenvorführung. Unseren Kindern hat es auch sehr gut gefallen.”

Stefan, October 2019