Bonamanzi Game Reserve

324 Bushlands Road, Hluhluwe, 3960, KwaZulu-Natal.

<p>Bonamanzi Game Reserve provides accommodation to suit most requirements, from comfortable 3-star chalets at Lalapanzi camp to the luxurious Dinizulu camp and the reserve stretches as far as the Hluhluwe River and False Bay Park on Lake St Lucia. Bonamanzi is an independently owned game reserve and is widely considered as one of the best birding locations in Southern Africa and also offers a wide variety of animals in a vast array of habitats, coastal grassland, tropical forest, and woodland and is home to "The Big Four" (Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, and Rhino). Common species of the denser forested areas consist of raptors like the African Goshawk, Steppe Buzzard, Little Sparrowhawk, and a Bonamanzi special the Cuckoo Hawk. Activities at Bonamanzi include boat trips, open vehicle game drives, birdwatching, walking trails, and visits to the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve. From the Eastern side of the Reserve, Bonamanzi offers spectacular views over False Bay and on the Western side, a viewing deck overlooking the Lalapanzi Dam where one can unwind and watch an African sunset. Whatever your needs, Bonamanzi Game Reserve will do their utmost to make sure your stay is one to remember.</p>

About Bonamanzi Game Reserve

In Room

*Private bathroom
*Reverse Osmosis Water supplied daily

Area Information

Bonamanzi is a privately owned Game Reserve, 4000 hectares in size with the Hluhluwe River forming our Eastern border. Proclaimed a Natural Heritage Site in 1995 in recognition of the biodiversity of the Reserve we offer Sand Forests, Savanna & Wetland Areas. This diversity is why Bonamanzi is recognized as one of the best birding destinations in Southern Africa.


One of Bonamanzi’s special features is that it provides an interactive bush experience in which you can participate in one of our guided walks or a game drive. We offer unguided walks on our well-appointed trails – caution needs to be taken on these and the guest needs to take full responsibility for their own safety. We have a few Activities to offer – guided walks, guided game drives – both on the Reserve and out to Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve plus a guided and informative guided walk for the youngsters. Or you can elect to relax around our swimming pool at Lalapanzi camp where light lunches may be ordered between 12h00 – 14h00.

Attractions Nearby

Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park (Big 5 Game Reserve)
iSimangaliso Wetland Park (including St Lucia, Mkhuze, Sodwana Bay and Kosi Bay)
Zulu cultural interactions
Kayak safaris
Cheetah rehabilitation centre
Elephant interaction
Craft shops
Crocodile centre

Check in and Check out Details

Check in - From 14h00
Check out - By 10h00


Accommodation at Bonamazi Game Reserve varies from comfortable 3-star combo’s to the luxurious chalets at the Lalapanzi Camp or private Luxury Dinizulu Camp. Bonamanzi Game Reserve can provide for just about every guest's need, be it business in the bush at their air-conditioned conference and events facility or hosting and accommodating the wedding of their dreams.

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