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Engeleni Lodge & Mayfly Cottage

Engeleni Lodge & Mayfly Cottage, accommodation in Mooi River Kwazulu Natal


A soul rejuvenating experience and a wonderfully warm welcome awaits you at this destination. Situated on a working dairy farm called Prosper, nestled in the Kamberg Valley, with sweeping, panoramic views of the Ukhahlumba Drakensburg World Heritage Park.

The Lodge offers 5 charming, cheerfully decorated and luxuriously comfortable double bedrooms, big open log fires in the elegent lounge, dining room and cosy pub. The large farmhouse kitchen cum family room has underfloor heating and satelite TV.

The spaceous, romantic Mayfly Cottage is the unltimate honeymoon destination in the Kamberg Valley. Privately situated in the colourful park-like gardens on the banks of the Nymph Dam adjacent to the lodge. Both venues are tastefully decorated with beautiful antique and old cottage furniture while original fine art, by many well known South African artists, adorn the walls.

Fully serviced. Fully equipped for self catering, B & B or Fully catered on request at time of booking.

This is a fisherman s paradise of 8 kms of wild brown trout waters on the Little Mooi River and 4 well stocked dams are a mere cast away with the trophy Nymph Dam situated in the garden.

Available activities include hiking, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, horse riding, trails, birds, polo and golf facilities all within easy driving distance. Or simply chill out, relax and swing in a hammock in peaceful solitude.

Geographically 2 hours from Durban, 4 1/2 hours from Johannesburg 30 minutes from the N3.

The Giant s Castle and Kamberg Nature Reserves are easy scenic drives and offer some of the best San Rock paintings in the country. The internationally acclaimed Game Pass Shelter in the Kamberg is rated amongst the top 5 rock paintings in the world.

Your hostess, Sue Armstrong is a qualified registered tour guide and operates Engeleni Personal Tours offering her expert knowledge and tours throughout Kwa Zulu Natal.

Let your comfort be our business!


The Mayfly Cottage

"The ultimate 'honeymoon' destination in the Kamberg Valley"
Swing from your hammock on the edge of Nymph Dam as you watch the sun setting over the majestic Giants Castle and foothills of the uKhalhamba World Heritage Park. Set in a large park like garden adjacent to Engeleni Lodge on the dairy farm "Prosper", belonging to Graham and Sue Armstrong and Brad and Belinda Price.


  • Luxury en suite bedroom with panoramic views of the Nymph Dam, rolling pastures and mountains beyond.
  • Cozy living room with huge log fireplace.
  • Well equipped self catering kitchen with catering on request.
  • Fully serviced.

The Engeleni Lodge

Filled with antiques and original art work, the lodge is as much a treat to the eyes as it is to the body and mind, comfort is first class country style with flares of warm natural color. Bathrooms and bedrooms are a delightful mixture of the best of classic and modern, providing guests with what we hope will be the most enjoyable homely environment they've ever experienced.

The Engeleni Lodge features:

  • 5 well appointed luxury double bedrooms ( 3 ensuite )
  • Log fires in the elegant lounge, dining room and cozy pub
  • A well equipped large farmhouse kitchen and family room with under floor heating
  • DSTV
  • Self catering, B&B, full fine cuisine by arrangement
  • Fully serviced.
  • The romantic and self contained MAYFLY COTTAGE sleeps two.



2011 Base Rate
UnitSingle FromSingle ToPer Person Sharing FromPer Person Sharing ToUnit FromUnit To
Double Bedroom (Engeleni Lodge)  R400 R400 R400 R400 -- --
Mayfly Cottage  R400 R400 R400 R400 -- --

Please remember that rates are a guide and subject to change. Please re-confirm rates when booking.

Engeleni Lodge & Mayfly Cottage
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* We are located 2 hours from Durban. * 4 and a half hours from Johannesburg. * 30 minutes from the N3. * Proceed to Rosetta along the R103 * Take the Kamburg Road turning at Rosetta * The turnoff to the D314 is 12.7km from Rosetta on the Kamburg Road. * The Lodge turnoff is 3.56km from the Kamburg tar road on the D314.