Escape the city
Find peace of mind
The Treehouse River Lodge is a nature and animal-friendly haven of tranquility set amid the lush vegetation of South Africa’s Shongweni Valley near Hillcrest, Durban.
Wooden thatch chalets overlooking the Sterkspruit River
Kitchen facilities and bunk beds in select chalets
Secure on-site parking, private security
Dining available in Boma overlooking the pool area*
*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we cannot serve food, but guests are welcome to bring their own.
An eco-friendly haven for nature lovers
The Treehouse River Lodge is an eco-friendly haven, with an emphasis on blending with, rather than being separate from, nature. One of our many priorities at The Treehouse River Lodge, apart from guest comfort and relaxation, is the preservation and maintenance of our beautiful natural setting.
The Lodge is blessed with the wildlife of Kwa-Zulu Natal, a refuge where guests wake to the cry of the African fish eagle and fall asleep to the sound of the barn and African Grass owl. The abundance of birds is enhanced by the nearby Sterkspruit River, where spotted-necked otters nest seasonally.
As a result of our setting, The Lodge is also home to a range of other animals, from geckos and butterflies to our 3 beautiful, super friendly dogs, who love nothing more than to welcome guests to the Treehouse River Lodge.
For these reasons, The Lodge is not the right choice for those who prefer the confines of the concrete jungle. It is not an appropriate setting for big parties, although guests are welcome to bring their own food and drink and enjoy their beverage of choice on a private balcony overlooking the valley.
Ensuites feature stone-lined rainfall showers
Pool and Dining
The rock-pool sits next to the Boma dining area off the main house
Individual Braai Areas
Select chalets have their own braai stack or kitchen*
*Use of kitchens and braai chalets carries one-time R350 surcharge applicable for entire stay
We run weekly specials and deals.
Please get in touch to find out more.
+27842775434 or susan(at)treehouse-riverlodge.com for details.
Things to do in and around Shongweni Valley
There are a number of hidden and well-known gems across the beautiful area in which the Treehouse River Lodge is located. Below is a limited selection of things to do during your stay with us, speak with Sue directly for more information.
Treehouse river lodge
The Treehouse River Lodge is located in Shongweni Valley, near Hillcrest in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Check-In: 14:00 pm – 19:00 pm
Check-Out: 10:00 am
B17 Shongweni Road, Shongweni Valley, Hillcrest, Durban, South Africa, 3610