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Ithala Game Reserve

Ithala Game Reserve
Allan Smale
Contact No: +27 (0)34 983 2540
Fax: +27 (0)34 983 2566
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Ithala Game Reserve, offers a great selection of venues aimed at a Bridal Couple who are looking for a truly African Bush Experience.

This nature lover's paradise offers the couple the choice between a secret hideaway in the heart of the reserve or lovely accommodation in the Lodge as a honeymoon venue, where up to 172 persons can be accommodated in chalets. The golden grasslands amongst the rugged thornveld, rivers and valleys framed by ancient rocky outcrops of pink and auburn stone, are a spectacular backdrop for those precious wedding photographs. Accommodation is comfortable and affordable, snuggling into the indigenous gardens. Reserve the whole Resort and make it a truly private affair!

Ithala Game Reserve, is conveniently situated between Durban and Gauteng, in Northern Kwazulu Natal and is one of South Africa's most scenic parks...but there are lots of other reason to visit which includes a magnificent diversity of bushveld life such as Leopard, Elephant, white and black rhino, eland, tsessebe, giraffe, Verreaux eagle, ostriches, secretary birds and abundant rare and scarce plant species to mention a few.

In addition to the wedding facilities available, Ithala Game Reserve offers the following venue Facilities:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Coffee Shop
  • Boma
  • Conference Centre
  • Curio/Convenience shop
  • Parking
  • Guided walks
  • Guided open vehicle Game Drives
  • Guided mountain bike trails ( provide own bikes)
  • Self guided trails ( walks and drives)
  • Swimming pool
  • TV
  • Picnic sites within the park
  • 4 x 4 trails
  • Camping
  • Bush lodges
  • Airstrip ( co-ordinates and arrangements for landing to be obtained through reception in advance)
  • Childrens playground


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Total bush & wild life experience with a Elephant visitor to the wedding


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