The down-to-earth bush environment, breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets and
abundant wildlife, will contribute to your memorable African experience.
Bayala Game Lodge is the
ideal base to explore Zululand and Maputaland's wildlife, wetlands and Zulu culture!
Elephant Coast Tourism Association
Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
About the lodge
Bayala Game Lodge, nestled at the foot of the picturesque Ubombo Mountains, is your home away
Located on KwaZulu-Natal’s Elephant Coast, between the towns of Hluhluwe and
Mkuze, Bayala Game Lodge is ideally suitable for a family holiday, group getaway
or bush wedding.
Bayala Game Lodge is easily accessibly on a short (well maintained) gravel road
from the N2 highway.
Bayala Game Lodge is a private game park, consisting of two separate 24-bedroom
lodges, owned and managed by the Smit-family, Dave Fisher and their friendly
staff. Each lodge has it own reception, lounge, restaurant, bar, pool and
conference venue. This ensures ample space and personal service for all guests.
Bayala Game Lodge is renowned for attending to your personal needs, ensuring
your stay is a memorable one.
About the area
Bayala Game Lodge is a delightful base from which to
visit the area’s popular
Nearby major game parks include:
• Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game
• Mkuze game reserve
• Sodwana Bay
Africa’s only fresh water lake, lake Sibaya)
• Tembi Elephant Park
• Ndumo game
• Pongola game reserve (incl. the impressive Jozini lake)
(Greater St Lucia Wetland Park)
A World Heritage Site.
Other than the abundant wildlife and birding, the area is
well-known for its Zulu Culture. Tours on offer include visits to traditional Zulu
villages or rural schools. Tours for the more adventurous at heart include boat
cruises, guided game drives, horse-riding, fishing, elephant interaction tours,
hiking trails or an animal
rehabilitation center visit. For a relaxing day at the
Bay and Cape Vidal offer unspoilt white beaches with
To rejuvenate weary bodies and minds, spoil yourself
with a visit
to a Health Spa.