The Owl and Elephant


The Owl and Elephant

The Owl and Elephant is a magnificent lodge. It overlooks the Bushmans River, which originates in the Drakensberg. Furthermore, it is located in the Weenen area. Weenen is known for its magnificent African bush and wildlife. The Owl and Elephant sleeps 30 people sharing comfortably. Moreover, This lodge provides an optional full English Breakfast, lunch and supper.

The lodge has a fully licensed Bar. Additionally, the Owl and Elephant provide light lunches during the week and on the weekends we have an a la Carte menu. This Lodge also tailors lunch or dinner to your requirements, simply call a day before you plan to visit to place your order.

On-Site Activities

This lodge has a range of  on-site activities for the adults including:

  • Firstly, a pool table;
  • darts;
  • fishing;
  • bird watching;
  • walking or relaxing and just soaking up the views.

For children, there is a trampoline, swings, and so forth, in a dedicated play area.

OFF-Site activities

The Owl and Elephant is on the doorstep of:

  • white water rafting on the mighty Thukela River;
  • abseiling;
  • mountain biking;
  • Off-road motorbike trails (guided tours);
  • seasonal hunting;
  • bird watching; 
  • paintballing;
  • and not to forget our Weenen Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Reserve.

On request, game hunting can be arranged at games farms in the area. This is subject to seasons and availability. Weekend packages or weekdays, all can be tailored to your needs. 

Whilst out driving in the game reserve, animals that you will encounter include Giraffe, Kudu, Waterbuck, Zebra, Wildebeest and numerous smaller antelope. Our Weenen area is also home to more than 200 species of birds.

Moreover, this lodge is also 40 minutes from the majestic Central Drakensburg, with guided hiking trails, helicopter rides, hot air balloon trips, and golf, to mention but a few activities.

So for more information on the Owl and Elephant or to secure a preferential quotation, please complete the following form. 


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