Orangewood Lodge Description
Orangewood Lodge is situated on the banks of Albert Falls Dam at the entrance to Khayalami Bay and boasts spectacular views of the dam. We are only 25 minutes from Pierermaritzburg, 30 minutes from Howick and just over an hour from durban. The Lodge is nestled in a large indigenous garden with an abundance of birdlife and is surrounded by orange groves which form part of an operating citrus farm. The garden is surrounded by an electric fence and has an electric access gate. We have 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. The main room is en suite and has a queen bed, the second room has a double and a cot, the upstairs bedroom has two three quarter beds and the fourth room has two single beds and a double bunk bed. The double volume open plan lounge and dining room lead onto a large verandah with seating and dining areas. The pub also leads onto the verandah and outside braai facility. The pub has a TV and bar fridge. The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, microwave, fridge and chest freezer. DSTV dual view is provided and the lodge is serviced daily. A laundry service is also available. A ski boat is also for hire as long as a valid skippers licence can be produced.
Albert Falls dam is the major attraction where water skiing, fishing, canoeing, birding, game viewing and walking are offered. Mountain biking is also a popular weekend sport. Nearby attractions include the Albert Falls Game Reserve, Karkloof Spa, Karkloof canopy Tours, the Amble Inn Restaurant, Ecabazini Zulu Cultural Village and the Amble tourist route.
Orangewood Lodge Directions
From the N3 Highway, take the R33/M70 offramp (Church Street/Chota Motala). Pass two sets of traffic lights and then take a left at the T1 - Albert Falls Amble turnoff (the road just before Northway Mall). Drive for 22km on the Otto’s Bluff Road. You will pass Woodlands, Claridge, Ottos Bridge, Karkloof Spa and Lakeside Estate before you reach the D668. Lookout for the Windrush B&B and Ecabazini signs at the junction. Take a right at the D668 and travel for 4km. Orangewood Lodge is the last entrance on the left.