Itinerary – Three Nights

Welcome you to Jamala Wildlife Lodge, the ultimate overnight safari at the National Zoo & Aquarium where a world of adventure, luxury and excitement awaits. Please find your itinerary below and we trust that you will  enjoy the Jamala journey!Please click here to see 3 Night Stay Special

Jungle Bungalow and Giraffe Treehouses Itinerary

ARRIVAL DAY
Time Experience Notes
1.30pm to 2.00pm Arrivals Meet in uShaka Lodge, and enjoy some Afternoon Tea, become acquainted with Colin, & Colby (our Black & White Colobus Monkeys) and enjoying the beautiful shark tank. Staff will get you to complete your dinner menu selections before heading out into the zoo.
2.00pm to 3.00pm Optional self guided afternoon Safari or a guided orientation of the zoo Our talented guides are available to take you on an orientation of our beautiful zoo. They will show you some of the important locations that will assist you throughout your stay while introducing you to some of the residence. Alternatively a booklet will be available at check-in that will allow you to do your own self guided tour of the zoo prior to be given room access at 3pm. This features the recommended trail highlighted for you and interesting facts about our animals that you will see on this route.
3.00 pm Room access Welcome to your room, your luggage will be in your room on arrival. Settle in and enjoy your beautiful African inspired treehouse, your home for the night.
4.00pm At Your Leisure From 4pm one of our experienced guides will come to your treehouse, and will go from room to room for a special introduction with our resident Giraffe. Please make sure you are ready at this time for this opportunity.
From 6:30pm Head for the Lodge For guests staying in our Bungalows and Treehouses please meet at the bus stop where a guide will collect you from 6.30pm to bring you to the cave for dinner.
7.00 pm Dinner Indulge in our Chef’s African influenced “dinner party” menu, featuring some beautiful wines and “Moet” champagne.
9:00—9.30pm Goodnight As the evening draws to a close guests in the uShaka lodge please make your way back to

your rooms at your leisure. For guests staying in our bungalows and treehouses you must be driven by one of our staff back to your room to enjoy the sounds of the zoo at night.

SECOND AND THIRD DAY
9:00am—9:45am Breakfast Start your day with a full a la carte breakfast in ‘The Cave’
11:00am Jamala Exclusive Tour Come face to face with creatures both great and small. Meet your guide at uShaka lodge in the lounge area.
12:30pm Lunch Become acquainted with our Capuchin Monkeys while enjoying lunch served at the Rhino Bistro.
6:30PM Evening Program As per your Arrival Day
DEPARTURE DAY
6:45am-7:00am Rise & Shine A light breakfast snack will be placed in your room during turn down in the evening for you to enjoy prior to your morning safari . Take the time to have an early morning tea or coffee before your tour and then enjoy a full a la carte breakfast after your safari.
7:00am-8:30am Morning Safari Make your way to the African plains gazebo (number 16 on the map) to commence your guided morning tour in the zoo. You will be visiting the open range section of the zoo to experience the sights and sounds as our residents awaken and prepare for the day.
9:00am—9:45am Breakfast After your morning safari you will no doubt be ready for your beautiful a la carte breakfast served in ‘The rainforest Cave’ After your tour you have an opportunity to freshen up and then make your way back to the lodge for your breakfast.
10:00am-10:30am Luggage Collection Please ensure all luggage is packed and placed inside your room by the door for collection prior to 10.00am. If you don’t wish for this collection please advise reception.
10:30am Farewell Once you are ready to depart, please return your key to our Reception staff in uShaka Lodge. If you’re not in a hurry to reach your next destination, feel free to check out and enjoy the zoo for the remainder of the day. Remember to check if any spots are available for further animal encounters before you leave.

Please keep in mind that with the continually changing government regulations regarding COVID –19 our itineraries are subject to change without notice.

uShaka Lodge Itinerary

ARRIVAL DAY
Time Experience Notes
2.30pm—3.00pm Arrivals Meet in uShaka Lodge, and enjoy some Afternoon Tea, become acquainted with Colin, & Colby (our Black & White Colobus Monkeys) and enjoying the beautiful shark tank. Staff will get you to complete your dinner menu selections before heading out into the zoo.
3.00pm—4.00pm Optional self guided afternoon Safari or a guided orientation of the zoo Our talented guides are available to take you on an orientation of our beautiful zoo. They will show you some of the important locations that will assist you throughout your stay while introducing you to some of the residence. Alternatively a booklet will be available at check-in that will allow you to do your own self guided tour of the zoo prior to be given room access at 3pm. This features the recommended trail highlighted for you and interesting facts about our animals that you will see on this route.
4.00 pm Room access Welcome to your room, your luggage will be in your room on arrival. Settle in and enjoy your beautiful African inspired treehouse, your home for the night.
6.30 pm Head for the Lodge uShaka guests please make your way to “the rainforest cave” at 6.30pm to be shown to your seats for the dinner service.
7.00 pm Dinner Indulge in our Chef’s African influenced “dinner party” menu, featuring some beautiful wines and “Moet” champagne.
9:00—9.30pm Goodnight As the evening draws to a close please make your way back to your room to enjoy the sounds of the zoo at night.
11:00am Jamala Exclusive Tour Come face to face with creatures both great and small. Meet your guide at uShaka lodge in the lounge area.
12:30pm Lunch Become acquainted with our Capuchin Monkeys while enjoying lunch served at the Rhino Bistro.
6:30PM Evening Program As per your Arrival Day
SECOND AND THIRD DAY
DEPARTURE DAY
7:30am to 8.30am Breakfast Start your day with an a la carte breakfast in ‘The rainforest Cave’. For guests wanting to have a full hot breakfast experience we would advise that you arrive to breakfast early giving you plenty of time to enjoy this. For those guests happy with a coffee and a pastry enjoy a sleep in and come down a little later.
9.00am to 10.30am Morning Safari Make your way to the African plains gazebo (number 16 on the map) to commence your guided morning tour in the zoo. You will be visiting the open range section of the zoo to experience the sights and sounds as our residents awaken and prepare for the day.
10.30am –11.00am At your leisure Relax back in your room and freshen up after your morning tour. When you are ready to depart please bring your luggage to reception with your room key for check out. Should you require assistance please contact our reception team and they will be able to assist you.
11:00am Farewell Once you have checked out and if you’re not in a hurry to reach your next destination, feel free to check out and enjoy the zoo for the remainder of the day. Remember to check if any spots are available for further animal encounters before you leave.
10:30am Farewell Once you are ready to depart, please return your key to our Reception staff in uShaka Lodge. If you’re not in a hurry to reach your next destination, feel free to check out and enjoy the zoo for the remainder of the day. Remember to check if any spots are available for further animal encounters before you leave.

Please keep in mind that with the continually changing government regulations regarding COVID –19 our itineraries are subject to change without notice.

** Please note, smoking is only permitted outside your room on the terrace/balcony/landing with the doors and windows closed. Please dispose of cigarette butts correctly. For the comfort of incoming guests, any evidence of smoking found in your room will incur a cleaning fee.

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