Central Lodge Gathering

Guests converge in the central lodge, fostering camaraderie and sharing delightful experiences.

The Bundu Pot Restaurant

Indulge in sumptuous South African cuisine at The Bundu Pot. Whether it is à la carte, traditional braais under the stars, or a lavish buffet, the warm atmosphere welcomes new friendships. A fully licensed bar compliments the experience with a carefully curated wine menu.

Wine Cellar Private Dinners

Located beneath the lodge deck, the intimate wine cellar offers a selection of wines and is perfect for romantic dinners. Reserve in advance for a special Chef’s menu experience (R500 per person).

Shayamoya Spa

Relax at The Sanctuary near the lodge office. Book rejuvenating treatments with Miriam at Reception or Jabu at the Bar.

Treatment Menu

Foot Ritual 30 minutes foot scrub and leg massage R300
Indian Head Massage 30 minutes R 330
Back and Neck Massage 30 minutes R 400
Foot Ritual and Back Massage 60 minutes R 600
Full Body Massage 60 minutes R 650

Enquire at Reservations for details.

Children's Activities

Children can enjoy table tennis, puzzles, building blocks, and colouring sets, enriching their bush experience.

Child Minding

Kids' Dinner

Swimming Pool

Bush Weddings

Shayamoya offers an idyllic setting for intimate bush weddings. Exchange vows on the expansive wooden deck with panoramic views of the Lebombo Mountains, Lake Jozini, and Pongola Game Reserve. The reception follows in the lodge’s restaurant area, featuring a charming blend of stone, wood, and thatch. Customised wedding packages available which are tailor made to your desires.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our menu is varied with a few options. It is advisable to let us know when you make your reservation if you have any dietary requirements so that our kitchen and waitrons are well informed.

Our meals are very much traditionally South African flavours with delicious, home-cooked recipes prepared with love and includes Game meat such as Kudu Potjie Pot, Warthog Fillets, Crocodile Kebabs.

Only wine, with a corkage fee.


Experience how the breeze cools you as it blows gently off the great lake up the ridge or join us for one of our speciality Tiger Fishing excursions where the thrill of fighting one of these rare ferocious game fish is simply invigorating. A truly unique bush lodge in Northern KwaZulu Natal where the view from the spectacular setting is particularly breath-taking as you gaze out onto Lake Jozini, the Lebombo Mountains and the Pongola Game Reserves.