Kosi Forest Lodge

South Africa|KwaZulu-Natal Province|iSimangaliso Wetland Park
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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.

Rooms

FromR 7 160,00 2 Pax 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
Beverages and all Items of personal nature - Conservation Levy - Park Fees.
Property Amenities
  • Bar
  • Barbeque Facilities
  • Communal Dining
  • Swimming Pool
Child Policy
Infants between the 0 - 3 stay for free, children between the ages of 4 - 12  years are charged 50% adult rate when sharing with 2 adults (max 2 children) and children between the ages of 13 - 18 years are charged 75%  adult rate when sharing with 2 adults. Minimum age of 4 years for boat trips on lakes, minimum age of 8 years for guided canoeing and turtle drives. Children of all ages allowed on the Raffia forest walk and 4x4 excursion to Kosi mouth. 
Cancellation Policy
All Seasons:
Cancellations 0 to 7 days prior to arrival 90% cancellation fee.
Cancellations 8 to 29 days prior to arrival 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations 30 to 60 days prior to arrival 10% cancellation fee.

No-show bookings will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Early departures will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
All cancellation fees are calculated based on total room charge.
Should travel not be possible due to any COVID19 related cause or government restrictions we will allow deferral of travel for 12 months within the corresponding season.