A great country escape

Based at the foot of the stunning Hlumu-hlumu Mountains, Mt Hlumu Lodge is the ideal destination for a naturally beautiful and relaxing getaway. We offer affordable accommodation paired with a friendly and warm ambiance. Perfectly situated with panoramic views over the Badplaas valley, We offer various en-suite chalets, each with their own private deck overlooking the spectacular mountains with a few having the facility to self-cater. We can sleep up to 34 guests in a combination of 2 – 6 sleeper chalets. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, ceiling fans with either a bath/shower or shower only.  All standard rooms have television with full DSTV.

There is an on-site restaurant where there is always a selection of delicious meals on offer cooked by our resident chef (bookings essential). We also have a fully stocked and competitively priced bar with a large screen TV showing all the major sporting fixtures with a pool table and dart board for entertainment. For those chilly winter evenings, we have a large open fireplace with couches to curl up on.  We are home to a large variety of free roaming wildlife and birdlife including Duiker, Kudu, Reedbuck, Jackal, Servals and Vervet Monkeys.

A further 1.5km past our lodge you will find the immaculate 9 hole Badplaas golf course.  If you are a serious player, challenge yourself to a round at this course maybe even 2 rounds to make that 18 holes.  We can arrange to book a round for you when booking with us.

We are totally PET Friendly and welcome our fury guests.  We even baby sit if you go out for the day. A visit to the  Kruger Park (130km),  take a horse back ride at Nkomazi big 5 game reserve (30km), spend a day at A forever resorts Badplaas (6km), quarry dive at Badgat (20km), a day visit to Swaziland (65km) or Cycle, bush walk or take a run we have got the fury ones under our wing so you can relax and enjoy your time.

We have the use of an airstrip at Nkomazi Big 5 Game reserve and can arrange transfers to and from the airstrip. Located only 3.5 hours from Johannesburg, Mt Hlumu Lodge boasts a wealth of outdoor leisure activities. The lodge’s high altitude charm and serene landscape makes for a scenic and truly memorable getaway.

The beautiful Badplaas area is well known for its central location to the Kruger National Park, Mozambique Boarder and Swaziland Boarder but apart from these pastimes there are a number of things to do for the whole family. Mt Hlumu is the perfect weekend retreat for outdoor enthusiasts, the focus is not only on the surrounding borders but also the wealth of leisure activities that surrounds the lodge on offer, including hiking trails, fishing, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming, photography and bird watching to ensure the whole family is catered for in a rare and tranquil setting, enjoying nature at its best.  We would like to thank you for choosing to spend your time at Mt Hlumu and would like to assist you with your leisure plans during your visit. Please don’t hesitate to contact our staff should you require more information about any of the activities in the area. Regards, The Mt Hlumu Lodge Team


The road to the lodge is not for the faint hearted and is approximately 2km of dirt road into the mountains. 
You will not need a 4 x 4 however will need to drive slowly.

Amenities & Services

Free Wifi Access

Bar & Restaurant

In-room Dining

Pet-Friendly Accomodation - T&C's

Small Business Conference Perks

Large Family Re-union Weekends

Daily Domestic Service

Option of Self Catering

Nearby 9-hole Golf Course

Nearby Forever Resorts Hot Springs

Helping Hands for Wildlife Centre

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