Makakatana Bay

Makakatana Bay Lodge is situated alongside Lake St Lucia in KwaZulu natal, South Africa. The main lodge of Makakatana is where everyone gets to sit and unwind while enjoying their meals with their loved ones. It's like a home away from home. The lodge's ever green lanscapes are not the only wonderful thing about the place. Makakatana is also home to the amazing wildlife in the park and surrounded with beautiful and peaceful beaches and Lake St.Lucia. By staying in the luxury safari lodge, guests also get the benefit of experiencing the beautiful sanctuary on an open game drive vehicle, on the lodge's private pontoon boat or better yet get a swim in the nice and warm Indian Ocean.

A variety of exciting activities showcase the area’s diversity and uniqueness. Guests staying at the lodge have the opportunity to fully immerse themselves into the iSimangaliso with game drives in an open vehicle, boat safaris and Indian Ocean beach experiences.

Accommodation options at Makakatana Bay

  • Makakatana Standard Room

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests
    cottage5

    Positioned on raised decks, the 5 Standard Rooms are a great natural lightihng and are very roomy. With these rooms, Makakatana Bay Lodge made sure to put beaut…

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    from R 6800 / Per person per night sharing

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  • Makakatana Family Room

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests
    cottage2

    Sitting on elevated decks, the 2 Family Rooms in Makakatana Bay each have two bedrooms, accommodating up to 4 people. Set in the subtropical forest, the grounds…

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    from R 8700 / Per person per night sharing

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Location

How to get there

  • King Shaka Aiport Durban

    iSimangaliso Wetland Park Western Shores, Lake St, Lucia

    2 hrs

  • Check in at Makakatana Bay

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Makakatana Bay

    10:00 on day of departure

From R 6,800
/ per person per night sharing

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Reviews

  • Best of Both

    Nestled in the Isimangaliso Wetlands a perfect getaway if you want both a safari as well as an ocean experience. The staff are always willing to assist and the rangers prove to be very knowledgeable. The rooms are private and comfortable.

    Sally Matthews

Makakatana Bay impact highlights

A UNESCO world heritage site, St Lucia and the adjacent coastal areas are recognised for its awe-inspiring beauty and unique value in global conservation. Makakatana Bay Lodge has a partnership with various conservation organisations in KwaZulu Natal. They ensure that guests staying at Makakatana Bay Lodge support these projects through a nightly conservation levy.