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Welcome to The Zingela Safari and River Company

A good hour from the tar road, Zingela is situated in the heart of wilderness game country. A romantic riverside bush camp nestled on the banks of the mighty Tugela River, Zingela is a place where you can choose from a wide range of adventure activities or simply relax and absorb the breathtaking scenery. Zingela offers a range of rustic accommodation ranging from furnished Safari tents with starlit showers to thatched en-suite rooms for couples and families.


Wildlife Galore

From giraffe, impala and zebra to the blue wildebeest, we are spoilt for choice! Enjoy an evening drive in one of our game vehicles or create your own game drive as you head to Zingela along our 4x4 route.


Quality time at the camp fire

Zingela is all about relaxation and unwinding. There is no better place to do that than with a G&T around the campfire!

Our Activities

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Zingela offers breathtaking views for rock climbing, hiking and abseiling.

Giraffe Walks

Guided game walks up and around the spectacular Hippo Hill give you plenty of opportunities to view these beautiful, curious animals.

Fly Fishing

Bring your fly rod along for some of the best fishing in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Booking in season is essential! 


 A beautiful 20km stretch of rapids and pools mean we can offer trips that suit beginners and adrenaline junkies alike. 

Trail Running

The Zingela Trails make use of a network of game paths within the thousands of hectares of thorney bushveld. The area is teeming with game, including Giraffe, Kudu, Nyala, Impala and Warthog. The terrain is varied and the variety of routes mean fun and adventure for beginners and pros. The multi-day Zingela Trail Run is fast gaining popularity among SA's finest athletes.

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