At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, Northern KwaZulu Natal lies the privately owned 4 Star Ghost Mountain Inn - a perfect setting to experience the allure of Africa in stylish comfort. This intimate and beautiful hotel is the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves in Zululand and the Elephant Coast.
Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendours of this rich and diverse region during game drives, guided walks, cultural excursions and boat cruises in the company of knowledgeable rangers of Ghost Mountain Safaris. Tiger Fishing is arranged on Lake Jozini while birders can enjoy on of the Southern Africa’s top birding destinations with over 450 Species.
Hike up Ghost Mountain and take in the heart stopping view of the Lebombo Mountain Range and the plains beyond.Nature lovers will enjoy the Mkhuze Game Reserve, where the range of wildlife includes both black and white rhino.
The area is a bird watcher’s paradise with the endemic Pinkthroated Twinspot, Rudd’s Apalis and Neergard’s Sunbird, among many other specials such as African Broadbill and Green Malkoha.Enjoy a guided walk through the rare and unique giant sycamore fig forest and hear the haunting cries of the Trumpeter Hornbill echo through the treetops.
Take a trip to the Isimangaliso Wetland Park – a Word Heritage Site – Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, Ndumo Game Reserve or Tembe Elephant Park, home to the last wild elephants in South Africa. Visit unspoilt Kosi bay and see the traditional reed fish kraals used for centuries by the Tonga people.Lake Sibaya is an ancient inland lake and nearby Sodwana is one of the world’s top scuba diving and fishing destinations, where the waters along this pristine coastline are warm and crystal clear all year round.
Back at the hotel, escape and be pampered at the Ghost Mountain Spa. Discover the healing properties of Africa botanicals with a signature Terres d’Afrique treatment using its organic skin range. Alternatively enjoy a Dermatologist facial treatment and leave with a renewed sense of wellbeing. The spa features a steam room and relaxation area with private plunge pool in between treatments.
Those who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the warmth of the African sun will find their respite at the poolside within the glorious gardens of Ghost Mountain Inn. Unwind in your comfortable en-suite guestroom or take in the golden African sunset from your Patio.
300Km north of Durban, 400km south of Kruger Park and with easy access to Swaziland and Mozambique, the Ghost Mountain Inn offers the ideal base, with great comfort and renowned personal service, to explore this rich and diverse region.
Top 10 Things to Do at the Ghost Mountain Inn
1 Discover amazing Wildlife in any one of the many Game Parks
2 View elephant swimming from the Boat cruise on Lake Jozini
3 Visit a local Zulu homestead
4 Pamper yourself with an Terres D’AfriqueSpa Body Ritual
5 Hike to the top of Ghost Mountain learn about theBattle of Tshaneni and view the Spectacular Scenery
6 Enjoy a Sundowner from the top of the Lebombo cliffs watching the sunset across the valley and mountains in the distance
7 Learn to Stick Fight with Local Zulu Boys
8 Explore Mkhuze Game Reserve on foot
9 Go back to School.Attend a class at Mtwazi Combined School
10 Seek out some of the 420 species of Birds in this Birding Mecca
Fish eagle Road, Mkuze