Rain Farm Game Lodge

Accommodation in Umhlali

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Exclusive Private Game Reserve - KZN
Tucked away between rolling hills and sugar cane fields, just 15 minutes inland from Ballito, lies a piece of heaven on the north coast, Rain Farm Game and Lodge, a three hundred hectare wildlife sanctuary, rich in adventure and rugged beauty.

Experience the secret wonders of this hidden jewel that is certain to restore your soul and ensure that you return home feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

From the deck of one of the 6 romantic tree top tents, with the majestic Umhlali rapids at your feet below, indulgently gaze upon the African plains beyond with animals such as zebra, giraffe, wildebeest and many species of antelope making an appearance. Rain Farm Game and Lodge sleeps up to 60 guests in total with a variety of rustic, yet luxurious and comfortable accommodation available in 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 sleeper units.

All accommodation, except for the tree top tents, is fully equipped for self catering. Alternatively experience a culinary romance with mouth watering dishes passionately prepared by the gourmet chefs at the restaurant which is open 7 days a week.

At Rain Farm Game and Lodge, guests can enjoy the mystery and beauty of wildlife, cultural heritage and watch Africa unfold on game drives and bush walks, conducted by the well experienced and professional rangers.

Immerse yourself in the scenic, picturesque landscapes on a horse ride, or simply enjoy a little bass fishing or a game of archery. The health and beauty spa on site is a real treat for those who enjoy a bit of pampering from time to time.

With the fresh moving air wafting from the river and the smell of smokey filter coffee in the mornings, Rain Farm Game and Lodge is the perfect location to get away from it all whether it be a romantic holiday or quality time spent with the family.

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All accommodation includes: Personalized amenities, coffee, tea, towels, hairdryer, heated blankets, Fans or air-conditioning

Luxury Tents:
There are six luxury tents that are magically tucked between the trees and overlook the Umhlali River these can accommodate up to 2 guests each. Each tent has a Victorian bath, shower, basin and toilet as well as a tea and coffee station with a refrigerator, private veranda, electronic safe, hair dryer, free standing fan with a four post mosquito net over the bed. Kindly note that the tents can only be taken as a dinner, bed and breakfast option, as they are not equipped for self-catering.

Uniquely situated and stilted over the dam, this fully equipped self-catering timber cabin soaks up the tranquillity of the beautiful farm surroundings and can accommodate up to 4 guests. There are two bedrooms each sleeping two guests, with built in ceiling fans. There is one shower and two toilets, a bar, lounge and dining area, an open jetty as well as its own private island with a bridge that connects it to the cabin.

A great option for family groups of up to eight guests. This fully equipped self-catering thatched rondaval has a lovely open loft room which sleeps four guests as well as two bedrooms downstairs (one room en suite with its own air conditioning unit) each sleeping two guests with two bathrooms. There is a large balcony which overlooks the rolling grassland in the distance and an outdoor entertainment area equipped with a built in braai and fire pit. This unit is air conditioned and gives you the option of both a stone bath and shower.

This two sleeper thatched rondaval is the ultimate honeymoon suite and has been made extra special to ensure that a couple will enjoy all the magic ambiance it has to offer. It has it's very own private Jacuzzi, fireplace, plasma screen TV, full DSTV bouquet, air conditioning, an enchanting outdoor shower as well as a stone bath with an overhead shower.

Duiker, Warthog, Ostrich:
The three adjacent farmhouse complexes are ideally situated in front of the river, making for a peaceful experience. These units are perfect for larger groups as they are in close proximity to one another or each can be booked out separately.

Duiker can accommodate two guests and is fully equipped for self-catering with a kitchen, lounge and outdoor patio area. The bedroom has a ceiling fan and there is a separate shower and toilet.

Warthog can accommodate four guests and is fully equipped for self-catering with a kitchen, lounge and outdoor patio area. Both rooms have ceiling fans and share a shower and two toilets.

Ostrich can accommodate six guests in total and is fully equipped for self-catering with a kitchen, lounge, dining area and outdoor patio area. All rooms have ceiling fans and share two toilets and two showers.  

Also known as the main farm house complex, giraffe is truly a home away from home. This beautiful farm house overlooks a peaceful dam and boasts spectacular views of the farm surroundings. There is a huge entertainment area with an outside undercover patio which opens up into the beautiful garden. It has a spacious dining room and a lounge with a plasma TV and DSTV as well as an air-conditioned bar area. This house is fully equipped for self-catering offering a large kitchen as well as an undercover braai area with a cosy fire place.

Giraffe has five bedrooms, which can accommodate ten guests in total. The two bedrooms downstairs have ceiling fans and share a bathroom with a bath, shower and a separate toilet.

The two bedrooms upstairs have ceiling fans as well as air-conditioning units and share a bath, shower and toilet.

The main bedroom / honeymoon suite is extremly private and has it's very own undercover patio with a private Jacuzzi, an open patio, a fire place, open planed bath in the bedroom with a separate shower and toilet and a little kitchenette tucked away in a built in cupboard unit. This bedroom has it's very own large, plasma TV with a DVD player and DSTV.  

Eland, Hartebeest, Springbok:
There are three luxury dam units that are magically tucked between the trees and overlook the beautiful top dam, these can accommodate up to 2 guests each. Eland and Hartebeest are fully equipped for self catering and each have an open plan bedroom with kitchenette off the bedroom, a bathroom with a wash basin, spa bath and shower, a toilet and their very own private balcony overlooking the dam. Springbok, also fully equipped for self-catering, has an open plan bedroom with kitchenette, a bathroom with a shower, toilet and washbasin and private balcony overlooking the dam.    


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Rain Farm Restaurant
With our Restaurant carefully situated over our rock feature pool and overlooking the Farm we are able to offer not only magical scenery but delightful tastes as well. We aim to serve wholesome family food along with warm and friendly service. Our Chefs whom have travelled to various parts of the world aim to bring their different experiences with food to the Menu. Resulting in a wide slection of fresh and tasty, locally sourced produce.

- GAME DRIVES - For all ages
- TRAILED WALKS - For ages 10+
- HORSE TRAILS - For ages 15 +
- ARCHERY - For ages 15+
- PELLET GUN SHOOTING - For ages 15+
- SWIMMING POOL -For all ages
- MINIATURE GOLF - For all ages