Karkloof safari spa

The Whole Place, To Yourself 

Please note:

The lodge is currently closed for renovations.


Enjoy the African landscape, at your own pace

A place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  A place where you can enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature, without compromising on comfort and privacy.  A place where you can create unforgettable memories with your family and friends.

Karkloof Safari Villas is a self-catering retreat nestled in the scenic Karkloof Valley, near Pietermaritzburg. It offers you the exclusive use of the entire lodge and its 16 villas, which can accommodate up to 32 guests.

Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to plan your own itinerary, meals, and activities.

Karkloof, KZN
Private Lodge
16 ensuite villas
Swimming Pool

Enjoy the full experience

16 Ensuite Villas

Experience privacy and comfort in our 16 spacious ensuite villas, designed to blend harmoniously with the surrounding natural beauty. Each villa offers stunning views of the African landscape, providing a serene retreat for our guests.

Fully Equipped Kitchen

Enjoy the freedom to cater to your culinary preferences in our fully equipped kitchen. Whether you’re a gourmet chef or simply wish to prepare your favorite meals, our kitchen offers everything you need. Embrace the convenience and flexibility of self-catering during your stay at Karkloof Safari Spa.

Conference Room

Elevate your corporate events and gatherings in our spacious conference room. Equipped with modern amenities and surrounded by inspiring natural beauty, our conference room provides the perfect setting for productive meetings and memorable events. Host your next conference or retreat amidst the serene ambiance of Karkloof Safari Spa.

Private Lodge

Escape to our exclusive private lodge, where comfort meets wilderness. Nestled amidst lush greenery, our lodge offers a secluded sanctuary for those seeking ultimate relaxation and tranquility. Immerse yourself in the serenity of nature while indulging in unmatched luxury.


Encounter the magnificent wildlife of Africa right at your doorstep. From rhinos and giraffes to antelope and hippos, our property is teeming with diverse African game. Hire a ranger and immerse yourself in thrilling safari adventures and create unforgettable memories amidst the wilderness.

Waterfall Walk

The crowning jewel of the property: Karkloof Falls. Meander along the boardwalk and discover the breathtaking beauty of the waterfall. Let the sounds of nature rejuvenate your senses as you explore trail (and work up a sweat!). 


Reserve the entire lodge for

your family friends

Awesome place to get away from it all


Wow, what a peaceful place to rejuvinate, regroup and recoonect with myself to start the year. Thank you Karkloof team. I would go back there every year.


Absolutely beautiful. Amazing experience at the spa. Really worth the drive up. Thank you Karkloof!