valley lodge

Nestled in south of Babanango Game Reserve, Valley Lodge offers a serene escape in nature. Its nine adjoining luxury rooms provide splendid views of indigenous gardens designed by horticulturalist Chris Dalzell. With a maximum capacity of 18 guests, the farm style lodge ensures a cozy experience. Unlike others, it is fenced off for safety, privacy, and exclusivity. Guests can enjoy panoramic views from infinity and splash pools or relax by the fireplace. The library offers books on local history and bird species. In the evening, the outdoor boma with a firepit creates a cozy atmosphere. The lodge’s culinary experience includes canape-style lunches, handcrafted cocktails, and traditional South African-style potjiekos and braais.

Highlights of valley lodge

Valley Lodge has been thoughtfully designed with families in mind, creating lasting memories for guests of all ages. Parents can unwind in the inviting lounge area, enjoying delicious cocktails from the well-stocked bar while keeping an eye on their children as they splash in the pools. As the day draws to a close, the captivating boma invites families and friends to gather around the crackling fire, creating a cozy atmosphere for sharing stories and savoring a delightful dining experience. It’s the perfect opportunity to bond and reminisce about the day’s exciting adventures, surrounded by the warmth of loved ones.

Additionally, the lodge offers a unique chance to explore South Africa’s captivating history. Located near the iconic battle sites of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, guests can embark on a full-day battlefield tour. A short drive of approximately an hour from the lodge transports visitors to these historic locations, where they can witness the heroic tales and pivotal moments of the past. Immerse yourself in the landscapes where courageous battles unfolded, gaining profound insights into the country’s rich history. Babanango Valley Lodge provides a convenient and immersive experience, allowing guests to unravel the layers of South Africa’s fascinating heritage.

Our rooms

Valley Lodge presents a selection of opulent rooms, meticulously furnished with upscale amenities to guarantee an indulgent and delightful experience for guests. Every room is thoughtfully equipped with luxurious features such as heated bathroom floors and towel racks, ensuring a truly comfortable and pampering stay.

Deluxe Rooms: Located closest to the lodge and pool area, the two deluxe rooms provide a convenient and accessible option. 

Family Rooms: Designed with families in mind, the two family rooms at Valley Lodge are more spacious and include a sleeper couch suitable for two children under the age of 12. These rooms are set away from the other accommodations and the pool area, providing a quieter environment for families to relax and unwind.

Luxury Rooms: For those seeking a touch of privacy and tranquility, the luxury rooms are an excellent choice. These rooms offer splendid views of the garden.

Romance Room: The romance room at Valley Lodge is specifically tailored for couples looking to create a romantic getaway. This room feature a private balcony, a cozy day bed, and a private boma, allowing couples to enjoy their own secluded space and create memorable moments together.

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ROMANCE SUITE
FROM R5,200 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT SHARING
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ROMANCE SUITE
FROM R5,200 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT SHARING
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ROMANCE SUITE
FROM R5,200 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT SHARING
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ROMANCE SUITE
FROM R5,200 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT SHARING
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FAMILY ROOM
FROM R4,400 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT SHARING
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FAMILY ROOM
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FAMILY ROOM
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FAMILY ROOM
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LUXURY ROOM
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LUXURY ROOM
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LUXURY ROOM
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LUXURY ROOM
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DELUXE ROOM
FROM R4,100 PER PERSON, PER NIGHT SHARING
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DELUXE ROOM
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DELUXE ROOM
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DELUXE ROOM
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Babanango Valley Lodge
EXCLUSIVE USE OF VALLEY LODGE
Private Vehicle and Guides. Flexible Meal and Game Drive times. Exclusive use of gym, pool and all lodge facilities. (9 ROOMS – MAX 18 PAX)
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EXCLUSIVE USE OF VALLEY LODGE
Private Vehicle and Guides. Flexible Meal and Game Drive times. Exclusive use of gym, pool and all lodge facilities. (9 ROOMS – MAX 18 PAX)
Exterior (13)
EXCLUSIVE USE OF VALLEY LODGE
Private Vehicle and Guides. Flexible Meal and Game Drive times. Exclusive use of gym, pool and all lodge facilities. (9 ROOMS – MAX 18 PAX)
Valley Lodge Gym (3)
EXCLUSIVE USE OF VALLEY LODGE
Private Vehicle and Guides. Flexible Meal and Game Drive times. Exclusive use of gym, pool and all lodge facilities. (9 ROOMS – MAX 18 PAX)

This is why our Guests keep coming back to

Mandy GJAN 2023
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"This place is breathtaking we were welcomed by the most loving , caring and dedicated staff in all departments. It’s truly a first class accommodation, with good food and service. Booked Valley Lodge for my birthday weekend. We were surrounded by lush greenery, our room overlooked the valley the view was beautiful, peaceful a little paradise up on the valley . The food from breakfast to dinner was delicious with attention to detail and serviced to perfection."
jnandasNOV 2022
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"What a gem of a game reserve .The food is worthy of a Michelin star. The staff treat you with respect and nothing is too much bother. I needed a feather pillow, and it was promptly supplied. The included game drives are the best we experienced, very comfortable vehicles and a sundowner at the end of it. Our guide Henrik was a fountain of knowledge and he made sure that we saw our first black rhino."
BrittanyboyOCT 2022
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"My wife and I just spent a week at the Babanango Valley Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. We were excited to be making this trip. Game reserves brings us so close to nature. But this new reserve was so much more. Guest Room: The large guest room put four/five-star properties in New York to shame. Plugs for electronics everywhere. Oversize shower and bathtub. Incredibly comfortable king bed. Independent temperature controls. We didn’t want to leave."