Facilities & Activities

The Lodge Restaurant is open 7 days a week. Kitchen times: 10h00-21h00 Mondays to Saturdays & 10h00-16h00 on Sundays. An Ala-Carte menu is available as well as bar area, lounge, TVs , Veranda, Kiddies Play area, and Boma Fires.

Guided Game Viewing drives which includes refreshments (+/- 2 Hours) please contact reservations for prices. Ingudlane lodge also offers a laundry service at a minimal fee.


Some of the Game you can see:

African Wild Cat, Black Back Jackal, Blesbok, Zebra, Bush Buck, Bush Pig, Scrub Hare, Caracal, Common Duiker, Eland, Giraffe, Impala, Kudu, Meerkat, Reed Buck, Nyala, Porcupine, Red Duiker, Red Hartebeest, Mountain Reedbuck, Rock Rabbit (Dassie), Serval, Steenbok, Striped Polecat, Warthog, Waterbuck, Water Mongoose . You might even catch a glimpse of our Hippos.

Bird watching. We have over 90 different species of birds.

  • African Fish-Eagle
  • African Harrier-Hawk
  • African Hoopoe
  • Amur Falcon
  • Barn Swallow
  • Black Headed Heron
  • Black Headed Oriole
  • Black-Collared Barbet
  • Black-Crowned Tchagra
  • Blue Crane
  • Blue Waxbill
  • Bokmakierie
  • Bronze-Winged Courser
  • Brown-Hooded Kingfisher
  • Buff Streaked Chat
  • Cape Glossy Starling
  • Cape Longclaw
  • Cape Turtle Dove
  • Chinspot Batis
  • Common Fiscal
  • Common Myna
  • Common Ostrich
  • Coqui Francolin
  • Crested Barbet
  • Dark Capped Bulbul
  • Diederick Cuckoo
  • Egyptian Goose
  • Fiscal Flycatcher
  • Fish Eagle
  • Forked-Tailed Drongo
  • Giant Kingfisher
  • Greater Double-Collared Sunbird
  • Groonscraper Thrush
  • Hadeda Ibis
  • Helmeted Guinea fowl
  • Laughing Dove
  • Martial Eagle
  • Namaqua Dove
  • Natal Francolin
  • Pin Tailed Whydah
  • Red Faced Mousebird
  • Red-Billed Quelia
  • Red-Billed Teal
  • Red-Knobbed Coot
  • Southern Bou-Bou
  • Southern Brown Throated Weaver
  • Southern Red Bishop
  • Speckled Mousebird
  • Speckled Pigeon
  • Spur-Winged Goose
  • Steppe Buzzard
  • Swanson’s Spur fowl
  • Village Weaver
  • White Faced Duck
  • White Throated Robin-Chat
  • Yellow-Billed Duck
  • Yellow-Crowned Bishop



Talana Museum:

Ingudlane Lodge is on part of the Talana Battlefield (Anglo Boer war 1899-1902) Boer forces on top of Lennox hill (part of the reserve) fired into the advancing British troops at the bases of Talana hill, catching them in a cross fire. From Lennox hill the view to the Battlefield is superb.

Situated only 5 km from Ingudlane Lodge, Talana Museum is on the site of the first battle of the Anglo Boer War. Today the battle is silent. Lonely monuments, a quiet cemetery and a magnificent museum are the reminders of the past. Situated on a 180 hectares of the original battlefield and with the exhibits in 22 buildings there is something for every visitor to enjoy. They also have Arts and Crafts Centre

Battles sites:

  • Battle of Blood River - 16th December 1838
    The Battle of Blood River took place near the Ncome River in Kwa-Zulu Natal. The battle was between the Zulu’s and the Voortrekkers.
  • Battle of Isandlwana - 22 January 1879
    Cetshwayo’s impis wiped out British troops at Isandlwana in one of the worst disasters in British military history.
  • Fugitive Drift - 22 January 1879
    Fugitives’ drift (22 January 1879) is the site where most of the British Soldiers fleeing from the Battle of Isandlwana was to cross the flooded Buffalo River.
  • Battle of Rorkes Drift - 22 January 1879
    Eleven Victoria Crosses for bravery were awarded to British soldiers.
  • Battle of Talana - 20 October 1899
    The Battle as between the British and the Boers
  • Battle of Elandslaagte - 21 October 1899
    The Battle was between the British and the Boers

Shopping - CBD is only a few minute’s drive away.

Unique décor and gift shops – Kraaines in Glencoe, offers 18 Rooms of Beautiful décor items. Finesse in Dundee offers stunning flower arrangements as well as gifts. Sneezewood Gift and Coffee Shop is open on Friday and Saturday for a great Cappuccino and gifts.

Golf – 18 Hole Golf Course available. Tennis and Squash Courts right nearby.

We can book Tours with certified guides to the surrounding Battlefields on request.