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    Bayete Zulu Private at Manyoni

    With a varied landscape of mountains, riverine woodlands, and open plains, Manyoni Private Game Reserve spans 23000 hectares of remarkable wildlife territory. Densely populated with wildlife the reserve offers an exciting Big 5 experience, whether viewing animals from the lodge deck, on a 4-wheel game drive or while relaxing in the rim-flow pool overlooking a water hole. Set within the reserve, in the heart of KwaZulu Natal, Bayete Zulu Private Camp offers a completely exclusive getaway for 6 guests in a sheltered fever tree forest. Three chalets share an open-plan main area with lounge, cozy fireplace, library, expansive garden, and dining room. Meals are all catered for by a private lodge chef and can be enjoyed outdoors in the boma under the stars.

    Bayete Zulu Private allows guests to tailor their safari, making it a personalized experience. Dedicated game rangers are passionate and extremely knowledgeable about the reserve animals, birds, and plant life. With morning and evening game drives showcasing the best wildlife sightings, rangers strive to provide guests with the best photographic opportunities on these tailor-made expeditions. There couldn’t be a more perfect setting for a few friends or small family to relax in a private safari home than at Bayete Zulu Private. Experience an authentic wildlife adventure, yet intimate and luxurious.


    • Walking safari
    • Night drives
    • Elephant experience
    • Swimming


    • Exceptional Big 5 game drives
    • Private dining
    • Waterhole views
    • Exclusive lodge for 6 guests

    Closest airport

    • King Shaka International Airport (Durban)
    • Richards Bay Airport
    • Phinda Airstrip

    Children policy

    Children of all ages welcome. If the lodge is not booked exclusively, families withMore Details children under 12 year must book a private vehicle and sighting will be at the guides discretion. The private vehicle cost is R2160 per day.

    • Children 0 -3 stay complimentary
    • Children 3 - 12 pay 50% of the adult rate
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    2 x Game drives per day, all meals, soft drinks and selected alcoholic beverages.


    Premium brand drinks, cellar wines, conservations and gate fees, additional activities, mini-bar and transfers.

    Terms & conditions

    • Rates are per person sharing, per night
    • Single supplement of 50% applicable
    • Rates displayed are from 01 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2020

    Accommodation Options

    Luxury Chalets

    Sleeps 2 Adults

    Three luxurious chalets accommodate up to 6 guests, with extra beds for small children on request. Each of the en-suite units feature a private veranda with waterhole views, making for glorious game viewing from your suite. Read moreChalets also include a free-standing bath, alfresco shower, air-conditioning, fan, and safe. Less

    Refer to T&C's above

    Weekend £ 175 per person, per night

    Weekday £ 123 per person, per night

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    By Road

    The reserve is a 3.5-hour drive from Durban, 2-hour drive from Richards Bay, or a 7-hour drive from Johannesburg with all routes along the N2 highway. The entrance to the reserve is a convenient 3-minutes from the highway.



    Fly from all major centres in South Africa to Durban’s international airport. Flights on selected airlines are available to Richards Bay. Private charters from any location in South Africa can be arranged to the Phinda airstrip.


    Flight Duration

    • Cape Town to Durban: 2 hours
    • Johannesburg to Durban: 70 minutes
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