Tourist Attractions in Pongola, Zululand & Maputuland, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Itala game reserve

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Overlooking Ithala Game reserve, Louwsburg

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Pongola Attractions
Pongola Nature Reserve: less than 5 km
Pongola Golf Club: less than 5 km

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Sunset in Ithala Game Reserve

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Pongola Country Lodge
Pongola Country Lodge in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
Accommodation comprises of 64 upmarket, spacious en-suite bedrooms all individually decorated in a stylish fashion of its own. All rooms are air-conditioned, equipped with a colour TV with DStv-channels and a modern telephone system.
Pakamisa Private Game Reserve
Pakamisa Private Game Reserve in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
This unique and exclusive lodge is situated in its own, malaria-free private game reserve, perched high on the slopes of Pakamisa mountain and overlooking the rolling hills of Zululand.
Oppi Koppi Lodge
Oppi Koppi Lodge in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
Oppie Koppie is the name of the lodge with fully serviced self-catering chalets. This luxury lodge boasts five bedrooms, all ensuite with air-conditioning and excellent views from the koppie upon which it is built.
Dweba Lapa
Dweba Lapa in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
DWEBA LAPA consists of 4 self-catering chalets, communal lapa with braai area and swimming pool. The chalets sleep 26 people in total. (6, 6, 6, and 8)
Amakhosi Safari Lodge
Amakhosi Safari Lodge in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
The Amakhosi Safari Lodge is situated in the Amakhosi Private Game Reserve, on the banks of the Mkuze River, right in the heart of Zululand. It boasts six luxurious river and two honeymoon suites, in complete harmony with their surroundings. Amakhosi also

Pongola, with its own sugar mill, serves as a commercial centre for the sugarcane and sub tropical fruit farmers in the region but also as a base for tourists venturing here to experience the unique magic of Africa, in this game abundant region that is Zululand, "The Land of Nature Reserves".

Although the area was settled around an irrigation scheme started here in the 1930s, Pongola was only established in 1954. Wedged between the Swaziland border and the Pongola River from which the town takes its name, Pongola's situation on the N2 national highway affords its visitors easy access to the many attractions of both northern Zululand and The Kingdom of Swaziland.

The Pongolapoort Dam where a tiger fishing tournament is held every October lies a few kilometres east of the town, with Mkuze Game Reserve lying south east. Comfortable distances north east are the Ndume Game Reserve, The Tembe Elephant Reserve and the Kosi Bay Resort. Numerous smaller game farms lie in the immediate vicinity of Pongola.