Central Development South (Pty) LTD T/A Nxala Ranch

    Dora Joubert (Contact Person)
    083 660 7622 (Mobile)
    086 551 7142 (Fax)
    nxala@lantic.net (Email)

Physical Address

Nxala Ranch

Postal Address

P. O. Box 28


Nxala Ranch is nestled in the sweep of the Biggarsberg Mountain near Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal. The thatch-roofed lodge set amidst willow and paperbark thorn trees and offers a beautiful view across the plains abounding in game and bird life.

It offers four stylish bedrooms and a spacious veranda with braai facilities overlooking the dam. Nxala Ranch is your ideal stop to visit historic battle sites Isandlwana. Rorkes Drift and Blood River. Guests have a choice of activities, from game viewing, fishing and hiking to visiting of ancient San rock art.

Getting There

From King Shaka airport drive on the N2 towards Durban.

From Durban drive on the N3 via Pietermaritzburg to Ladysmith.

Take the N12 to Dundee.

From Dundee take the road to Vryheid (R33). Travel for 5.5 km till the turn-off to Nqutu/ Ulundi/ Melmoth (R68). Turn right.

Travel on the R68 for 26.5 km until you reach the Rorkes Drift turn-off. Turn right on this gravel road.

Continue for 7.4 km until you reach the Rorke's Drift/ Dundee T-junction.

Continue through the junction slightly to the right on D571.

Follow the Nxala Ranch directions for 6.2 km up to the lodge.


Number of Rooms: 4
Number of Beds: 8
Capacity: 8