Tel: +27 (0) 35 - 562 0498  
Fax: +27 (0) 86 - 551 4408  
Cell: +27 (0) 82 - 498 4114  
Address: PO Box 2, Bayala, 3966  
 Email: info@bayalagamelodge.co.za  

   The Lodge

The down-to-earth bush environment, breathtaking views, beautiful sunsets and abundant wildlife, will contribute to your memorable African experience.

  The Area

Bayala Game Lodge is the ideal base to explore Zululand and Maputaland's wildlife, wetlands and Zulu culture!

Affiliated to:

Tourism KwaZulu-Natal
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 from home.
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 holiday destinations.
Nearby major game parks include:
        •  Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve
        •  Mkuze game reserve
        •  Sodwana Bay
           (incl. South Africa’s only fresh water lake, lake Sibaya)
        •  Tembi Elephant Park
        •  Ndumo game reserve
        •  Pongola game reserve (incl. the impressive Jozini lake)
        •  The Isimangaliso Park (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 beach, Sodwana Bay and Cape Vidal offer unspoilt white beaches with warm Indian Ocean water. To rejuvenate weary bodies and minds, spoil yourself with a visit to a Health Spa.