Kosi Forest Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge is located in eco-tourist destination that is the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, part of the World Heritage Site Isimangaliso Wetland Park. It offers guests the opportunity to get away from it all and feel a part of the wilderness enjoying activities like bird watching or canoeing. The understated suites have an open front protected by mosquito nets to allow guests full views of the surrounding forest and the chance to fall asleep to the serenades of the local wildlife.

Kosi Forest Lodge has 6 twin suites, 1 family suite and 1 honeymoon suite. All rooms are thatched bush suites hidden in the sand forest and raised on a private wooden deck. Each features a romantic outdoor bathroom, with separate sunken bath and shower. The main lodge has a massive Zulu Podberry tree as its focal point with a lounge, dining room and bar all opening onto a large, wooden deck around the tree. The main lodge also features a swimming pool with unsurpassed views of Lake Shengeza.

How to get to Kosi Forest Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge is 4 to 5 hr drive from Durban. The last 9km are on dune roads only accessible by 4x4 vehicles. Guests will park their vehicles and be transferred for this part of the journey. The transfer time to the lodge is approximately 25 minutes and there is no additional charge.

Activities at Kosi Forest Lodge

canoeing; bird watching; boat trips; forest walks; swimming at Bhanga Nek; Kosi mouth visits for snorkelling and swimming; cultural activities; turtle tracking (Nov - Jan); horse riding; scuba diving and visits to Tembe Elephant Park.

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Kosi Forest Lodge Reviews

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Client Score: 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews 4.5 View more reviews
Kosi Forest Lodge

Mrs Georgina Burns


After Thonga, this was much more 'out in the bush' but very well organised and we had a really enjoyable stay (once we finally got there). The canoe trip was great and the kids loved swimming in a pool with hippos in the lake just beyond the pool. We also had a very good day doing the snorkelling trip. The children struggled more with the food here (as previously they'd had a choice each dinner) however we all had enough to eat and we enjoyed our stay here.

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Kosi Forest Lodge

Lee and Alex Broxson


The food and service was amazing. Whilst pretty basic accommodation it was still lovely, and loved the outdoor shower and bath, as well as the boat trip, canoeing and forest walk. Loved seeing the hippo's.

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