South African Hotels

The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

Address
Oribi Gorge
Durban South Coast
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa, Leisure, Game Lodge
R3050.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY
The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa nestles in the majestic Oribi Gorge, which is an unspoiled region of KwaZulu-Natal's magnificent South Coast in South Africa. Located only 32 kilometers away from Port Shepstone, the five-star lodge offers one of the most spectacular natural wonders of South Africa. Being only a 1½-hour drive away from Durban makes the lodge the ideal accommodation for any honeymoon, anniversary, or any special day destination.
 
The exclusive luxury villas are built on the edge of the impressive sandstone cliffs from where guests may enjoy spectacular views of the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve. From this vantage point, guests have the opportunity to observe the endangered Cape vultures gliding on the thermals, as well as the ever-changing views. This owner-managed boutique lodge in KwaZulu-Natal provides unsurpassed hospitality, world-class service, and exquisite fine dining cuisine.
 
The fully-equipped Health & Beauty Spa enables guests to relax and rejuvenate with its lavish spa treatments. Nature lovers may enjoy the informative guided trails through the indigenous coastal forests with their rich biodiversity of plant, animal, insect and bird life. Most of Southern Africa’s plains' animals can be seen on the daily educational game drives.
 

Accommodation

The lodge, has been designed for guests to be able to experience the ever-changing views of the indigenous surroundings of the magnificent gorge. The lodge has been built with minimal disruption of the indigenous fauna and flora.
 
The chalets provide an unforgettable experience for guests who are pampered with sheer luxury, while the surrounding natural splendor invites them to feast their eyes. There are five spacious chalets, each of which measures 81 square meters in size. These luxury chalets are all built on 14-meter columns and elevated 3 to 4 meters off the ground to minimize the impact on the environment.

 

Room features:

  • Eco air conditioner
  • Mini-bar
  • 74 cm LCD TV with a full selection of DSTV channels

Dining

The intimate open plan restaurant at the lodge offers beautiful views of the gorge. It is the place to relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink with the owners or fellow guests. Breakfast and healthy lunches are also served here.

 

Health & Beauty Spa

The spa presents guests with outstanding views of the Oribi Gorge which they can view while experiencing; beauty, hydrotherapy, relaxation and open-air treatments. Located right in the heart of the Gorge that overlooks glorious age-old sandstone cliffs, this health and beauty spa combines natural beauty with the ultimate African spa experience and world-class service.

Spa Treatments:

  • Signature treatments
  • Massage treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Spa body treatments
  • Spa packages
  • Body wraps
  • Hands & feet
  • Grooming

Activities and nearby Attractions

  • Spa treatments
  • Swimming
  • Game Viewing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Bird watching
  • Golf
  • Beaches
  • Adventure options: 4x4 track, abseiling, white water rafting, deep sea fishing, water sports

Below detailed information about the The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • DVD player
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Restaurants

Dining

The intimate open plan restaurant at The Gorge Private Game Lodge offers beautiful views of the gorge.  It is the place to relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink with the owners or fellow guests. Breakfast and healthy lunches are also served here.

Guests are welcome to feed their taste buds and indulge their palate while watching the signature chef as he prepares delectable cuisine. Guests may also join in and learn from the master himself. Alternatively, guests may dine at one of the Lodge's themed boma venues. Dinner may also be served in the room.

The Spa

Spa treatments include:

  • Signature treatments
  • Massage treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Spa body treatments
  • Spa packages
  • Body wraps
  • Hands & feet
  • Grooming

Signature treatments:

  • Marula Sensation / 120 minutes
  • Hot Stone Sensation / 90 minutes
  • 5 Star Massage / 90 minutes

Spa treatments
  • Signature treatments
  • Massage treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Spa body treatments
  • Spa packages
  • Body wraps
  • Hands & feet
  • Grooming
Swimming

The Lodge features a rim flow swimming pool which overlooks the magnificent gorge.

Game Viewing

Guests have the opportunity to participate in one of the daily game drives where visitors may observe the following wildlife in their natural habitat:

  • All plains antelope (including the Oribi buck)
  • Giraffe
  • Wildebeest
  • Zebra
  • Warthog
  • Porcupine
  • Simango Monkeys
  • Lynx
  • Black back jackal
  • Leopard
Activites
  • Hiking
  • Bird watching
  • Golf Beaches
  • Bat cave & Bushman paintings
Adventure options
  • An exhilarating 4x4 track suitable for 4x2 vehicles and beginners
  • Abseiling next to the Lehrs Waterfall
  • The highest swing in the world from the Lehrs Waterfall (100m deep)
  • A foefie slide (A thrill activity where you are harnessed onto the zip line and you slide all the way down the line to be caught by a shock absorbing device at the bottom) 160m above the ground
  • White water rafting in summer
  • Deep sea fishing charter
  • Water sports
  • Kayaking
  • Shark Cage Diving

  • Boma
  • Hiking trails
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
General Services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Internet connection
  • Laundry services
  • Luxury transfer service within a 20km/12 mile radius
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Room service
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Children Policy
  • Children over 12 years of age are welcome to stay at five star The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Available Rooms

Luxury Villa

# Rooms:
5

The five star Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has been designed for guests being able to experience the ever changing views of the indigenous surroundings of the magnificent gorge. The Lodge has been built with minimal disruption of the indigenous fauna and flora.

The chalets provide an unforgettable experience for guests who are pampered with sheer luxury while the surrounding natural splendour invites them to feast their eyes. There are five spacious chalets each of which measures 81 square meters in size. These luxury chalets are all built on 14 meter columns elevated 3 to 4 meters off the ground to minimize the impact on the environment.

Room features:

  • Large dressing rooms
  • Eco Aire air conditioner
  • Mini bar
  • 74cm LCD TV with a full bouquet of DSTV channels
  • Selection of movies is available on the automated/rotating viewing channel.
Single Room R3960
Double Room R3990

Standard Suite

Single Room R3050
Double Room R2850

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -30.715345

Longitude: 30.209791

Directions

Directions from Durban:
Travel on the N2 south towards Port Shepstone (aprox 60 min drive)
Take the off ramp at the Oribi Toll Plaza (keep left)
Turn right at the top of the off ramp and travel on the N2 towards Harding/Kokstad for 10km
Turn right at the sign that reads Oribi Flats East
Then drive for 22km past the Dwala Cement/Lime factory and St Martins orphanage
Proceed down the hill and turn left onto the district road D251 (it is a gravel road)
Continue on this road for 2km and turn left into The Gorge.

OR (scenic route)
Travel on the N2 south towards Port Shepstone (aprox 60 min drive)
Take the off ramp at the Oribi Toll Plaza (keep left)
Turn right at the top of the off ramp and travel on the N2 towards Harding/Kokstad for 10km
Turn right at the sign that reads Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
Then drive through the scenic gorge over the Mzimkulwana River for 9km
At the T-junction turn left and continue pass St Martins Orphanage
Proceed down the hill and turn left onto the district road D251 (it is a gravel road)
Continue on this road for 2km and turn left into The Gorge.

Directions from Kokstad:
Approximately 25km from Harding turn left at the sign Oribi Flats West (it is a gravel road)
Travel for 20km and turn right onto the district road D251 (it is a gravel road)
Continue on this road for 2km and turn left into The Gorge.

OR (scenic route)
Travel for a further 20km from the Oribi Flats West turn-off
Turn left at the sign that reads Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
Then drive through the scenic gorge over the Mzimkulwana River for 9km
At the T-junction turn left and continue pass St Martins Orphanage
Proceed down the hill and turn left onto the district road D251 (it is a gravel road)
Continue on this road for 2km and turn left into The Gorge.

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Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

Awards

Diamond Arrow Reward

The Gorge Private Game Lodge and Spa in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is the proud owner of the Diamond Arrow award.

Memberships

  • AA Quality Assured Associate
  • South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Southern Explorer, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)
  • Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • Zulu Kingdom South Africa
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