Leopard Mountain

South Africa, Durban

Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge is a 5-star property situated within the Big 5 Manyoni Private Game Reserve, located 50 km from Hluhluwe. Set on 58 000 acres, it overlooks the Umsunduze River and the distant Lebombo Mountains.

Leopard Mountain Lodge is a family-owned and run safari lodge, delivering a passionate and high-quality service. The lodge is set on the 56,000-acre Manyoni Private Game Reserve, home to the big five and a range of other endangered species, such as the black rhino. The lodge offers breath-taking views over Zululand, with the Lembobo Mountains in the distance, creating the perfect location for a safari break.

Golf Courses

Despite the Leopard Mountain Lodge not being situated close to any golf courses, it offers the perfect opportunity to combine the majestic beauty of South Africa’s nature and wildlife into your trip, in between your golf games.


During your stay at Leopard Mountain, you will experience the perfect combination of authenticity and luxury. With a private thatched chalet, you will feel at one with nature. Enjoy the large outdoor showers with spectacular views over the valley below. Relax and unwind in the private plunge pools and hammock; and as the sun goes down, wonder at the millions of stars above.

Spa & Leisure

The Africology Spa offers a tranquil retreat from the adventure of the Manyoni Private Game Reserve, allowing guests to indulge in a range of natural body, skin and beauty treatments. With views of the surrounding bushveld, and the relaxing sound of nature you are sure to be left feeling rejuvenated.


Located just over an hour north of Hluhluwe, the resort is set deeply within the Manyoni Private Game Reserve. At the border of the reserve, there is a direct road that takes you to Leopard Mountain Lodge, taking around 25 minutes. The nearest airport is King Shaka International Airport, located around 3 hours and 30 minutes away

On Site Activities

With a selection of game drives available, your stay is bound to be packed full of South African adventures. From early morning safaris with expert guides to the midday waterhole experience where you can watch a variety of animals come together to drink from the hole. The chance to touch and feed elephants is one you don’t want to pass up on, standing in front of these spectacular creatures is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

In the evening eat at The Boma, where a tasty African inspired meal is on offer. As the sun goes down, listen to the distant roars of the lions, and baboons barking from trees in the distance.


At Leopard Mountain Lodge there are a variety of activities and attractions to indulge in. The Elephant Encounter is just a 45-minute drive from the lodge. Slightly further afield is Saint Lucia town, enjoy lake trips and the Crocodile farm; both just 2 hours away. Within one hour is Hluhluwe town, home to The Big Five Hluhluwe Game Reserve.

Another great activity is within an hour, the opportunity to go tiger fishing, which is sure to put up a good fight.

The Zimbali Country Club is a hidden gem amongst the many amazing South African courses. The Tom Weiskopf design combines a perfect mixture of immaculate rolling fairways and scenic changes in elevation, offering stunning views of the Dolphin Coast.

Prince’s Grant’s 18-hole Championship Course is situated on the Dolphin Coast. Accompanying the 2km’s of private beach and serene natural setting is a challenging, but exceptional course for all golfers.

Mount Edgecombe Country Club offers two fantastic 18-hole championship courses, the Woods and the Lakes courses. The Woods provides a beautiful parkland layout suitable for all abilities whilst the Lakes is a slightly harder challenge.

Durban Country Club offers exceptional golf with amazing leisure facilities for golfers and professionals alike. Rated one of the top golf courses in the world, it is a popular host of the South African Open and the Volvo Championships.