Experience Nature’s Wonders at Pakamisa


At Pakamisa, embark on a journey of discovery as you immerse yourself in a diverse tapestry of activities, from thrilling horseback safaris to enlightening guided walks, promising an adventure for every soul.

Horseback Riding

Our horseback safari experiences create a gentle pace and closeness to nature. From beginners to advanced riders, our horseback safaris blend the joy of riding with the thrill of an African safari. Traverse the meandering plains or ascend challenging hills, encountering zebra, giraffe, wildebeest, antelopes, and warthogs up close. Join us for riding schedules tailored to your group, ranging from half-hour beginner’s lessons to scenic morning and afternoon rides. Safety is paramount, limiting groups to six riders, with a weight limit of 85kgs per rider.

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Guided Game Drives

Encounter giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, antelopes, warthogs, and monkeys while the guide unravels the intricate life cycles of the bush. Embark on a captivating journey with our experienced game ranger, exploring the vast 2,500-hectare reserve in an open safari vehicle. No early wake-up calls required; the reserve is yours to explore throughout the day. Pause at scenic spots for the ever-popular Sundowners and picnics.

Guided Bush Walks

Rejuvenate your spirit on walks through the unspoiled bush, from stalking trips with cameras and binoculars to comfortable strolls leading to shaded picnic spots. Walk the numerous trails to heighten your senses and appreciate the magical creatures of the bush. Walking safaris will always be accompanied by an experienced trail guide as the safety of our guests is important at all times.


Awaken to the calls of hornbills and the flutter of weaver birds. With over 200 resident species and seasonal migrants, Pakamisa offers constant excitement for birdwatchers. Join our Bird Specialist Chamu for an enlightening walk, spotting everything from soaring eagles to vivid sunbirds.

Botanical Walks

Embark on a sensory journey with our Botanical Walks, exploring Pakamisa’s meticulously landscaped indigenous garden. Led by knowledgeable guides, these walks provide a deeper understanding of the various indigenous trees and plants that grace the reserve, offering not only aesthetic beauty but also a wealth of health benefits.
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Relive the enchanting realm of Sherwood Forest and channel your inner Robin Hood. Our Archery experience invites you to master the art of precision with a Recurve bow, aiming arrows at targets positioned between 10 and 40 meters away. Whether a novice or a seasoned archer, our expert instructors guide you through the exhilarating challenge, ensuring an unforgettable adventure. Children are welcome to join the excitement with specially designed bows for their participation. All shooting events are guided & overseen by a qualified instructor.
Test your marksmanship with Air Rifle Target Shooting, a delightful activity that challenges your aiming abilities. Aim at drop-down targets between 10 and 40 meters away, firing shots from a standing position. Air rifles offer an easy and enjoyable introduction to riflery, ensuring a fun and rewarding experience for participants of all skill levels. All shooting events are guided & overseen by a qualified instructor.

Experience the thrill of Pakamisa’s clay target shooting offer. Accompanied by a Professional Hunter/Instructor and staff, groups of at least 2 shooters can engage in this exciting shotgun sport. Embrace the challenge with a charge per cartridge, per clay, and comprehensive instruction.

All shooting events are guided & overseen by a qualified instructor.

Delve into the world of pistols and revolvers with handgun target shooting—an opportunity to master the most challenging firearm to shoot accurately. Our instructors provide a comprehensive introduction to handgun marksmanship, allowing you to discover the precision and skill required to excel in this fascinating discipline.

All shooting events are guided & overseen by a qualified instructor.

For those seeking a more personalised adventure, a rifle shooting experience can be organised upon request. Dive into the world of rifles, honing your skills under the guidance of our experienced instructors. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned shooter, this tailored experience promises an immersive and educational journey into the art of rifle marksmanship at Pakamisa. All shooting events are guided & overseen by a qualified instructor.

Beyond the Reserve

Enhance your Pakamisa experience with curated excursions that reveal the diverse landscapes and cultures surrounding the lodge.
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On the Waters of Jozini
Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of the Jozini Dam, a vast expanse surrounded by private and provincial game reserves. Cruise along the Pongolapoort gorge, navigating inlets and cliffs that reveal the dam's magnificence. Engage in Tiger Fishing, as the dam's warm waters host a thriving population, making Jozini a premier fishing destination.
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Embracing Zulu Culture
Go beyond the borders of Pakamisa and discover the vibrant tapestry of Zulu culture. Participate in organised visits to local schools and orphanages, gaining insights into inspiring community projects. Meet a Zulu family and visit their homestead, experiencing firsthand the rich traditions and warm hospitality of the Zulu people.

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

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    Immerse yourself in a safari experience that transcends the ordinary – where the rustling leaves and distant calls of wildlife create a soundtrack for your escape. Pakamisa is more than a destination; it’s an invitation to connect with the untamed beauty of Zululand.

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