Tourist Attractions in Pongola, Zululand & Maputuland, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Pongola

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Itala game reserve

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Overlooking Ithala Game reserve, Louwsburg

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Pongola Attractions
Pongola Nature Reserve: less than 5 km
Pongola Golf Club: less than 5 km



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Sunset in Ithala Game Reserve

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Pakamisa Private Game Reserve
Pakamisa Private Game Reserve in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
This unique and exclusive lodge is situated in its own, malaria-free private game reserve, perched high on the slopes of Pakamisa mountain and overlooking the rolling hills of Zululand.
Dive Inn Guesthouse
Dive Inn Guesthouse in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
Dive Inn is located in the sub-tropical town of Pongola, which is situated in the heart of the prosperous sugar cane plantations of Northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The Guest House Pongola
The Guest House Pongola in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
Comfortable ten room Guest House well positioned in a beautiful tropical garden opposite the Rugby Club in Pongola, easily accessible from the N2. 
Casa Mia Guest House
Casa Mia Guest House in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
Casa Mia is a country farm house with cottages scattered throughout the3 hectare sprawling tropical gardens. There are two cosy self-catering 3 star thatched cottages.
Oppi Koppi Lodge
Oppi Koppi Lodge in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal
Oppie Koppie is the name of the lodge with fully serviced self-catering chalets. This luxury lodge boasts five bedrooms, all ensuite with air-conditioning and excellent views from the koppie upon which it is built.

Pongola, with its own sugar mill, serves as a commercial centre for the sugarcane and sub tropical fruit farmers in the region but also as a base for tourists venturing here to experience the unique magic of Africa, in this game abundant region that is Zululand, "The Land of Nature Reserves".

Although the area was settled around an irrigation scheme started here in the 1930s, Pongola was only established in 1954. Wedged between the Swaziland border and the Pongola River from which the town takes its name, Pongola's situation on the N2 national highway affords its visitors easy access to the many attractions of both northern Zululand and The Kingdom of Swaziland.

The Pongolapoort Dam where a tiger fishing tournament is held every October lies a few kilometres east of the town, with Mkuze Game Reserve lying south east. Comfortable distances north east are the Ndume Game Reserve, The Tembe Elephant Reserve and the Kosi Bay Resort. Numerous smaller game farms lie in the immediate vicinity of Pongola.