Kosi Forest Lodge

KwaZulu Natal|South Africa
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Overview

Kosi Forest Lodge is an intimate rustic 3 star lodge situated under a canopy of magnificent trees within a tranquil sand forest alongside the Kosi Lakes System, an unspoilt wilderness area that is part of the iSimangaliso World Heritage Park.  This 20 bed lodge offers comfortable accommodation in wooden, canvas & thatch cabins, great home cooking and caters for a host of estuarine, beach and wilderness activities.  A lovely sweeping pool overlooks Lake Shengeza where one can relax on the viewing deck in the shade of Umdoni trees while watching hippos & flamingoes in the lake. Daily guided canoe trips and walks through ancient Raffia Palm Forests are offered at no additional cost. Additional activities are a boat trip exploring this unique system of lakes and channels where one can see hippo, crocodile, rare birds like the Pels Fishing Owl and Palm Nut Vulture, included in this day trip is a picnic on the unspoilt shores of Bhanga Nek beach. Another additional activity is to join a 4x4 excursion to Kosi Bay Mouth viewing ancient Thonga Fish Traps and exceptional snorkeling in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.  Discover one of South Africa’s best ecotourist destinations.

Property Facilities

  • Bar
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Communal Dining
  • Swimming Pool

Rooms

Forest RoomFull Board - SADC Residents

Kosi Forest Lodge is an intimate rustic 3 star lodge situated under a canopy of magnificent trees within a tranquil sand forest alongside the Kosi Lakes System, an unspoilt wilderness area that is part of the iSimangaliso World Heritage Park.  This 20 bed lodge offers comfortable accommodation in wooden, canvas & thatch cabins, great home cooking and caters for a host of estuarine, beach and wilderness activities.  A lovely sweeping pool overlooks Lake Shengeza where one can relax on the viewing deck in the shade of Umdoni trees while watching hippos & flamingoes in the lake. Daily guided canoe trips and walks through ancient Raffia Palm Forests are offered at no additional cost. Additional activities are a boat trip exploring this unique system of lakes and channels where one can see hippo, crocodile, rare birds like the Pels Fishing Owl and Palm Nut Vulture, included in this day trip is a picnic on the unspoilt shores of Bhanga Nek beach. Another additional activity is to join a 4x4 excursion to Kosi Bay Mouth viewing ancient Thonga Fish Traps and exceptional snorkeling in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.  Discover one of South Africa’s best ecotourist destinations.
Includes
Accommodation - all meals - guided canoe trip and guided walk in Raffia Forest.
Excludes
Beverages and all items of a personal nature.
Property Amenities
  • Bar
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Communal Dining
  • Swimming Pool
Child Policy
Infants between the 0 - 3 stay for free - 2 Children between the ages of 4 - 12  years are charged 50% adult rate when sharing with 2 adults - Children between the ages of 13 - 18 years are charged 75%  adult rate when sharing with 2 adults - Minimum age of 4 years Boat trips on lakes Minimum age of 8 years Guided canoeing, turtle drives - All ages Raffia forest walk, 4x4 excursion to Kosi Mout.
Cancellation Policy
Non COVID19  Reasons: - We require written confirmation for all cancellations (e-mail or facsimile) - Cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival: 10% of the full accommodation charge - Cancelled  more than 60 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 10% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge - 30 - 59 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 25% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge.- 7 - 29 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 50% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge -  Less than 7 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 90% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge.
COVID19 Reasons - cancellation policy will apply should a guest or someone in their immediate family - Contract COVID19 - Be prohibited from travelling to our lodges by the relevant government due to COVID-19 Regulations - Be advised by a medical practitioner not to travel due to the risk imposed by COVID-19 and pre-existing medical conditions of the guest - We reserve the right to request proof of a positive COVID-19 test result and/or any reasonable evidence and supporting documentation including medical certificates for any of the abovementioned reaso
ns.
 

FromR 5 400,00 Forest RoomFull Board

Kosi Forest Lodge is an intimate rustic 3 star lodge situated under a canopy of magnificent trees within a tranquil sand forest alongside the Kosi Lakes System, an unspoilt wilderness area that is part of the iSimangaliso World Heritage Park.  This 20 bed lodge offers comfortable accommodation in wooden, canvas & thatch cabins, great home cooking and caters for a host of estuarine, beach and wilderness activities.  A lovely sweeping pool overlooks Lake Shengeza where one can relax on the viewing deck in the shade of Umdoni trees while watching hippos & flamingoes in the lake. Daily guided canoe trips and walks through ancient Raffia Palm Forests are offered at no additional cost. Additional activities are a boat trip exploring this unique system of lakes and channels where one can see hippo, crocodile, rare birds like the Pels Fishing Owl and Palm Nut Vulture, included in this day trip is a picnic on the unspoilt shores of Bhanga Nek beach. Another additional activity is to join a 4x4 excursion to Kosi Bay Mouth viewing ancient Thonga Fish Traps and exceptional snorkeling in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.  Discover one of South Africa’s best ecotourist destinations.
Includes
Accommodation - All Meals - guided canoe trip and guided walk in Raffia Forest.
Excludes
All beverages - All Items of personal nature .
Property Amenities
  • Bar
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Communal Dining
  • Swimming Pool
Child Policy
Infants between the 0 - 3 stay for free - 2 Children between the ages of 4 - 12  years are charged 50% adult rate when sharing with 2 adults - Children between the ages of 13 - 18 years are charged 75%  adult rate when sharing with 2 adults - Minimum age of 4 yearsBoat trips on lakesMinimum age of 8 years Guided canoeing, turtle drives - All ages Raffia forest walk, 4x4 excursion to Kosi Mout
Cancellation Policy
Non COVID19   Reasons - We require written confirmation for all cancellations (e-mail or facsimile) - Cancelled  more than 60 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 10% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge - 30 to 59 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 25% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge - 7 to 29 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 50% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge -  Less than 7 days prior to the due date of arrival will attract a 90% cancellation fee of the full accommodation charge.
COVID19 Reasons - cancellation policy will apply should a guest or someone in their immediate family - Contract COVID19 - Be prohibited from travelling to our lodges by the relevant government due to COVID-19 regulations - Be advised by a medical practitioner not to travel due to the risk imposed by COVID-19 and pre-existing medical conditions of the guest - We reserve the right to request proof of a positive COVID-19 test result and/or any reasonable evidence and supporting documentation including medical certificates for any of the abovementioned reaso
ns.