Ideally located in the Greater Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve area, 40km from Richards Bay and 200km from Durban, the newly built Protea Hotel Umfolozi River is an ideal base from which to explore Zululand's diverse attractions such as the St. Lucia Wetlands, game reserves, cultural villages and nearby beaches. Dining facilities include an upmarket restaurant and bar. Banqueting and conference facilities are perfect for weddings, launches or cocktail parties. Guests can relax at the sparkling swimming-pool and lapa area. Nearby activities include world-renowned birding, whale- and dolphin-watching, boat-cruises, horse-riding, golf and fishing. Accommodation comprises 68 modern, spacious en-suite rooms and chalets including two family chalets. All rooms are air-conditioned and have tea- and coffee-making facilities and satellite TV.