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Who Are We

Nestled in the leafy suburb of Meerensee and only 2-hours north of Durban, the Indaba Lodge Richards Bay is sure to delight both the Business & Leisure Traveller. Much like the Harbour City of Richards Bay which seamlessly combines Industry & Tourism; the 66-bedroom Indaba Lodge & 6 spacious self-catering apartments are ideally located for both the Corporate and Leisure Traveller within easy reach of the CBD, Airport, Harbour and Waterfront; and a mere 5-minute walk to Alkantstrand Blue Flag Beach.

Richards Bay is the gateway to the famous Elephant Coast, Hluhluwe Umfolozi Big 5 Game Reserve and the Isimangaliso Wetland Park - a World Heritage Site. This vibrant Lagoon City encourages visitors to combine business with pleasure as they enjoy the lush beauty of this subtropical paradise combined with tranquil walks on miles of pristine beaches along the TuziGazi Coast.

On arrival at Indaba Lodge Richards Bay, one immediately appreciates the deep shade created by the towering Leopard Trees which frame the modern façade of the hotel. A warm welcome with friendly smiles and an ice-cold beverage awaits you as you enter the cool, spacious interior of the hotel before being whisked to your en-suite room. All rooms are non-smoking and accommodation is stylish, well-appointed & fully air-conditioned - a must to beat the muggy humidity of the summer months.

The hotel complex features 6 spacious self-catering 2 and 3-bedroom Mediterranean style apartments – perfect for the longer stay Corporate Traveller or leisure family market and ideal for the fishing market which comes from Durban and up-country to enjoy the rich fishing waters which Richards Bay is renowned for. The apartments also boast boat parking and washing bays, rod & tackle lockers with built in deep freeze for storing bait and an on onsite Anglers Shop, Fish Zone for all your requirements and great tips on best reefs to fish. On that note, for those who would like to experience deep sea fishing but don’t own a boat or have a “friend with a boat”, we can highly recommend booking a charter (tip: take your binoculars along as you will often spot Dolphins, Turtles and Whales frolicking in the water)

Feeling peckish? No need to leave the comfort of the hotel with the popular Trevally’s Restaurant offering a seasonal Dinner Buffet and delicious Bistro-style a la carte menu which will please even the most discerning guest. For a more informal option, enjoy a delicious light meal on the deck or a Craft Beer or Sundowner Cocktail at our ice-top bar.

The Indaba Lodge also boasts a pool deck with braai facilities – perfect for a casual gathering or to prepare that freshly caught Dorado from your Deep Sea Fishing Trip. Braai Packs and traditional accompaniments can be arranged with our kitchen.

ndaba Lodge Richards Bay Hotel & Apartments ticks all the right boxes. We look forward to welcoming you to “Your Home Away from Home”.



A unique and inviting retreat just two hours north of Durban, come and experience the relaxed hospitality and convenience of this centrally situated hotel. Indaba Lodge Richards Bay combines the beauty of this warm, lush, subtropical region with the rolling savannah of the many game reserves. Take in the experience of Zulu traditionalism along with tranquil walks on miles of pristine beaches along the Tuzi-Gazi Coast.

Cnr. Launder & Davidson Lanes, Meerensee, Richards Bay, 3900.

Call Indaba Lodge: +27 (0) 35 753 1350
Email Indaba Lodge: gm@indabarichardsbay.co.za

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