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Kids Stay Free at Ghost Mountain in July & Aug

April 2019

Ghost Mountain Inn in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal is jam-packed with safari adventure for the whole family. Great news is that in addition to offering excellent value all year round - they have a new special "kids stay free" offer during the UK summer holidays ie July and August 2019.

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Destination - KwaZulu-Natal

February 2018

This 12-night self-drive Rainbow package is a bargain at just £2,195 per person sharing combining 1 night at Granny Mouse Country House (B&B) on the Midlands Meander with 2 nights at Cathedral Peak Hotel (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast) in the Drakensberg Mountains, then 3 nights of Battlefields action at Fugitives Drift Lodge (Full Board) before ending with 3 nights at Ghost Mountain Inn in Zululand to relax and enjoy a range of safaris – both boat based or on guided open vehicles.

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More Room at the Inn...

April 2018

Ghost Mountain Inn is delighted to showcase its 24 new Mountain View rooms including the beautiful new Junior Suite, Gaza Suite and Tshaneni Suite. They also have a new boma, a second swimming pool and have rebuilt and extended the spa. Click here for more info, new images and details of their new all-inclusive rate and sundowner spa package.

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SpaFari Sublime at Ghost Mountain

September 2018

Have you seen the newly refurbished spa at Ghost Mountain Inn yet? Its been completely revamped and has a range of fantastic new treatments. Check it out!

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Family-Friendly KZN - Kids stay free in UK holidays 2018!

July 2017

The province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa is the perfect place for a family holiday. Check out the fantastic "kids stay free" special offers for the 2018 UK summer holidays at Ghost Mountain Inn, Pakamisa and Cathedral Peak Hotel!

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Celebrating 200 years of Zulu Heritage

January 2016

2016 is set to be a momentous year for celebrating “all things Zulu” as it marks the 200th Birthday of the Zulu Nation – for it was in 1816 that the iconic King Shaka kaSenzangakhona defeated all opposition and merged the Nguni clans into one Zulu Nation.

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Meet Jean Toucher – Safari Manager at Ghost Mountain Inn

September 2015

Jean Toucher is the Safari Manager at Ghost Mountain Inn in Mkuze, Zululand, who not only skippers the unforgettable boat cruises and tiger fishing trips on nearby Lake Jozini – but also takes guests out on a wide variety of excursions including guided game drives, walking safaris and birding trips in Mkhuze and Hluhluwe. She also leads fascinating and authentic Zulu Cultural Walks as well as scenic hikes up to the top of Tshaneni (Ghost Mountain). She also loves to take the children out on grubby bug walks and Nature Treasure hunts as part of the kids programme.

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Ghost Mountain for families

August 2015

Ghost Mountain Inn prides itself on being an oasis for families, and the team go out of their way to make its youngest visitors feel welcome with special kids sheets on the beds, a Kiddies Menu, a playground and games room with snooker and darts for older kids.Children are welcome to join safaris and boat trips and resident guide Jean will arrange Grubby Bug walks for the kids, where they go on an ‘insect safari’. Baby-sitting facilities are available to give parents some down time.

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The Pride Of Mkhuze

February 2014

History was made recently when four lions were released into Mkhuze Game Reserve after a long absence of 44 years. These big cats (a male and two females) are the first of a total of eight destined for the Mkhuze section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. They were trans-located from Tembe Elephant Park ( the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority and its conservation partner, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. A fantastic conservation victory on the #ZuluRoute in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa -restoring this beautiful game reserve to "Big 5" status!

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Ghost Mountain Wins Diners Club Award

February 2013

The Ghost Mountain Inn in Mkuze, KwaZulu Natal is very proud to have won a Diamond award in the prestigious 2012 Diners Club Wine list awards. The hotel’s wine list is selected and collated by Ross Rutherfoord who has an obvious passion for wine and years of experience in the wine industry. The Ghost Mountain Inn entered the awards for the first time in 2011 and won a gold award. This year they are one of 10 establishments in KwaZulu Natal to win a Diamond award. This award confirms the Ghost Mountain’s ambition of being a premier destination for wine lovers in Northern KwaZuluNatal and recognizes its commitment to providing an extensive and unique wine selection to its guests.

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Celebrate 50 Years For Less Than A Fiver In South Africa

June 2012

In celebration of their 50 year anniversary, Ghost Mountain Inn is offering some crazy, special last-minute offers during June and July! In fact, if you sign up for their newsletter they will randomly send out notifications of their impromptu 48 hour sales, in which they sell their rooms online for R50 per person sharing – that’s less than £5!

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Twitters & Tweets To Fly For

June 2011

For a real “tweet” “au natural” why not escape to KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa for some tweets and twitters of an altogether different kind! You don’t need to be a birder, twitcher or ornithologist to appreciate the amazing bird-life you will see in KwaZulu-Natal. You don’t even need to know a single bird name to be converted into someone with an appreciation and basic knowledge of birds. Just leave that to us!

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Elephant Coast Honeymoon Escape

July 2008

At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mo untain in Mkuze, nor thern KwaZul u Nat al lies the privat ely owned 4 Star Ghos t Mountain Inn - a perfect sett ing to experience the allure of Africa in stylish comfor t. This intimat e and beau tiful hotel is the ideal location from wh ich to exp lore the array of wildlife and coast al reserves in Maput aland and the Elephant Coast . Nature enthusias ts will appreciat e the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendo urs of this rich and diverse region during ga me drives, guide d walks and boa t cruises in the com pany of knowl ed geab le rangers. Back at the hot el, the spa offers a range of skin and body treatmen ts and hea lthy lunche s in a tranqui l environment . Those who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the war mth of the African sun will find their respit e at the pool side w ithin the glorious indigenous gardens of t he Ghost Mount ain Inn.

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Ethos Marketing to represent Ghost Mountain Inn

January 2008

Eth os Marke ting is d elighted to announce their appoin tment as the UK office for Ghost Mountain Inn, Zululand’s fines t countr y Inn! Situat ed in Nort hern KwaZ ulu-Na tal, at the foot of the legendary Ghos t Mountain , this privat ely- owne d 4 St ar hot el is a l argel y undis covered gem. Jus t 3 hours d rive nor th of Durban, or 5 hours from Johannesburg, this is the perfect retre at for takin g time out to rel ax and experience the char ms of the Elephant Coast in co mfor t and st yle

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Battle And Birding Weekend

January 1970

In commemoration of the Battle of Tshaneni on the slopes of Ghost Mountain in June 1884, the Ghost Mountain Inn has invited renowned guide and historian, Ken Gillings to recount the events around the Zulu Civil War and specifically those relating to the Battle of Tshaneni between the two principal rivals, Prince Dinuzulu, the son of the deposed Zulu King Cetshwayo, and his Usuthu warriors, and Zibhebhu, head of the powerful Mandlakazi section of the Zulu nation.

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