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Umgazana River Lodge & Spa

Riverfront lodge in Port St Johns with outdoor pool and restaurant

  • Free parking

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  • Room 7: Duplex Unit (8) - Balcony
  • Room 8: Luxury Rondawel (9) - Balcony
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  • The place was very difficult to find with poor signage. The room was lovely and bright maybe a little too bright as door had a window and 3 window blinds did not block outside…

    Jan 23, 2020

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  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 12 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Spa services

What’s around

  • Silaka Nature Reserve - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Mzimvubu River Park - 18.6 mi / 29.9 km
  • Second Beach - 22.2 mi / 35.8 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Room 2: Open Plan 4 Sleeper Room (3)
  • Room 3: Double Room with Garden View (4)
  • Room 4: Double Room (5)
  • Room 5: Double Room (6)
  • Room 6: Duplex Unit (7)
  • Room 7: Duplex Unit (8)
  • Room 8: Luxury Rondawel (9)
  • Room 9: Family Cottage (10)
  • Room 10 : Family Cottage (11)
  • Room 11: Family Cottage (12)
  • Standard Cottage

What’s around


  • Silaka Nature Reserve - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Mzimvubu River Park - 18.6 mi / 29.9 km
  • Second Beach - 22.2 mi / 35.8 km

Getting around

  • Umtata (UTT) - 89 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance


  • 12 cabins


  • Check-in time noon-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed


  • Pets not allowed


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free onsite self parking
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: Afrikaans, English

At the property

Food and drink

  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Kayaking nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the cabin

Freshen up

  • Deep soaking bathtub

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

Small print

Also known as

  • Umgazana River & Spa St Johns
  • Umgazana River Lodge & Spa Lodge
  • Umgazana River Lodge & Spa Port St Johns
  • Umgazana River Lodge & Spa Lodge Port St Johns

Optional extras

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 90 for adults and ZAR 50 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 500 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs ZAR 250 (one-way)


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Umgazana River Lodge & Spa does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from noon - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 500 per person one-way.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like fishing and kayaking. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the lodge's other amenities, which include spa services and a picnic area. Umgazana River Lodge & Spa also has a garden.