| Game lodge specials and more | Call us Now: 031 572 4042
  • Pakamisa Private Game Reserve
  • Enquire Here

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

Pakamisa is majestically positioned in the spectacular mountainous region of northern Zululand in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province; the hotel is some 15 km south-west of the small town Pongola and is situated in the middle of its own extensive and private Game Reserve.


Superbly located on the high plateau of the Pakamisa Mountain, Pakamisa Lodge affords breathtaking views over the evergreen valley and plains of the Pongola River and the surrounding mountains.

Guests can appreciate and enjoy the exclusive, intimate atmosphere, especially as accommodation is limited to a maximum of 16 guests. The unique Italo-Spanisharchitecture and style of the Pakamisa Lodge blends the finest of European and African ambience.


The impressive Main House, with an eclectic mix of African and European art and antiques, offers the finest atmosphere for either quiet relaxation or socializing with friends and other guests.

The eight spacious, tastefully-decorated suites offer the highest standards for comfort and complete relaxation. Each suite, comprising a bedroom, lounge, deluxe-bathroom(bath, shower, two basins and separate toilet), wardrobe and own veranda, is fully equipped with in-room electronic safe, mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities. Each suite has been individually styled after an African animal, a theme picked up in valuable paintings and local artifacts.

The elegant El Prado restaurant with its reputation for pleasing the most fastidious gourmet strives for perfection in hospitality, entertainment and fine dining

Seminars and Conferences
You tell us your requirements, and we will organize all facilities for you in this unique and beautiful setting.
The lodge has at its disposal all the latest technical equipment, including audio-visual facilities, to ensure a smooth-running event. Please request our special rates for seminars and conferences and our block-booking conditions.

Fauna and Flora

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve - in which the Pakamisa Lodge is situated, comprises a pristine malaria free wilderness area of some 2500 hectares.
Access to the reserve is restricted, enabling guests at Pakamisa to enjoy the exclusive experience of natural African bushveld. The total area is doubled when the mountainous features such as valleys and ravines are taken into account. Access to the reserve is restricted, enabling guests at Pakamisa to enjoy the exclusive experience of natural African bushveld with its unparalleled abundance of wildlife and exotic vegetation.
Guests can expect to see leopard, giraffe, zebra, waterbuck, red hartebeest, warthog, bushpig, kudu, nyala, impala, bushbuck, common reedbuck, mountain reedbuck, grey and red duiker, steenbuck, klipspringer, baboon as well as many smaller mammals, predators and reptiles. The bird life, too, is prolific and varied.


Horse lovers will be impressed by our Pakamisa Arabian Stud.

The Arabian horses, originally born and bred in Andalusia, Spain, by Isabella von Stepski, renowned internationally as an Arabian expert. Isabella transported her entire stud from Spain to this special corner of Africa where these noble horses are thriving well. The first generation of the African-born Arabians are already galloping across the endless pastures. All horses are worked under saddle and the proud breeder is only to happy to arrange riding excursions with the entire herd for guests with equestrian interest.

Horse-back safaris, through the Game Reserve provide guests with a unique and unforgettable experience. An elegant but comfortable lounge and veranda at the Pakamisa Stables invite riders and their friends to enjoy pre-ride drinks and snacks as well as a delicious dinner in a very special setting at the end of a day in the saddle.

Enquire about Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve Enquiry Form

Please complete the enquiry form and we'll get back to you shortly.

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve Gallery

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

Click to view

Pakamaisa Rates:
Valid to: 31 July 2018

2 Activities Included: R 2 900 pp sharing
Activities Excluded: R 1 800 pp sharing

Valid: 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019

2 Activities Included: R 3 100 pp sharing
Activities Excluded: R 1 980 pp sharing

Rates include:
  • Accommodation and three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • (with Activities) Choice of two activities per day – Horse Riding, Game drive, Guided Bush walk, Archery, Target shooting with Air Rifle
  • (with Activities)Restricted to 1 horse ride per person per day, weight limit of 90 kg & height limit of 190cm

Rates exclude:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Clay Target & rifle shooting: Cartridges, clays and gun are available at an additional fee
  • Tips and gratuities, drinks and refreshments not mentioned in Inclusions.

Game Lodge Specials

KZN Game Lodges

2 to 6 hours from Joburg or 2 to 4 hours from Durban, Big 5 Game Reserves, Malaria Free Reserves, Nambiti Game Reserve, Drakensebrg and Battlefield Lodges, Zululand Game Lodges

Pilanesberg Game Reserve

2.5 hours from Joburg, Big 5 Game Reserve, Malaria Free, Next to Sun City

Dinokeng Game Reserve

1 hours from Joburg, Big 5 Game Reserve, Malaria Free, Well priced Lodges, Recently (2015) opened

Madikwe Game Reserve

3 hours from Joburg, Big 5 Game Reserve, Malaria Free

Welgevonden Game Lodges

4 hours from Joburg, Big 5 Game Reserve, Malaria Free

Kruger National Park

5 to 7 hours from Joburg, Big 5 Game Reserve, Selection of private Lodges in and around the reserve, Self Drive Game drives available at some lodges

Tel : +27 (031) 572 4042 Contact Us Follow us : Twitter | Facebook